2014-12-03

Village Buys Red Cross Drug Building

Village To Demolish Structure, Improve Intersection In 2015


The Red Cross Drug Store building will be torn down to widen the intersection of North Defiance Street and Stryker Street. Archbold Village Council approved transferring $85,000 from the village capital projects fund to the Archbold Community Improvement Corporation to purchase the building from the estate of Cara Lou Frey at its Monday Dec. 1 meeting. Jim Wyse, mayor, said […]

Archbold Woman Sentenced



Veronica Zambora, 31, Archbold, was placed on five years community control after pleading guilty to a charge of theft in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Zambora was sentenced Tuesday, Nov. 25. Haselman said between Sept. 26, 2012, and Feb. 28, 2013, Zambora received benefits from the Fulton County Department […]

Police Release Subject



Archbold police captured a subject wanted on a misdemeanor warrant, but then released the subject. In the police log, officers noted at 9:47 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 26, they located a subject wanted on a misdemeanor warrant issued by another county at the Archbold Circle K store. However, the county court that issued the warrant would not bear the cost of […]

Sunoco Sunday Alcohol Sales Request Fails In Official Count



The request from operators of Archbold Sunoco to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays has officially been denied. Voters in Archbold Precinct One had to approve a ballot measure to allow the gas station and convenience store to sell beer, wine, and mixed alcoholic beverages on Sundays between the hours of 11 am and midnight. Because the firm is located in […]

Western District Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Daniel G. Kovar, Lyons, speeding, 74-55, St. Rt. 108, $47, $88. Amy L. Bates, rural Swanton, unsafe vehicle, E. Leggett St. at S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $88. Jada Villarreal, Wauseon, disorderly conduct, […]

Vehicle Issues Reported



Three incidents involving vehicles were reported to police recently. Steve Sheeks, 48, Archbold, told police on Wednesday, Nov. 19, that he allowed someone to use a vehicle he owned on Monday, Nov. 17. The vehicle was recovered. Police are investigating. — Victoria Gaucin, 20, Archbold, told police she allowed a subject to use her auto Friday, Nov. 21. The auto […]

Archbold EMS Contract Proposal Accepted By Commissioners



The Fulton County commissioners have accepted a contract proposal from the Archbold Fire Department to continue to provide Advanced Life Support services. With Perry Rupp absent, fellow commissioners Bill Rufenacht and Paul Barnaby voted to approve the measure at their Tuesday, Nov. 25 meeting. “We’ve looked at the amended contract from Archbold, and my thinking is it can be good […]

Martha J. Herr



Martha J. Herr went to live in a More Beautiful Place on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 27, 2014, from her farm in Holtwood, Pa., after 83 welllived years. She had been under a physician’s care for the last five years. She was the youngest daughter of the late Lloyd and Minnie Miller of Archbold. She had one brother, Laurence Miller, Archbold, […]

Vehicle-Deer Mishaps



Two incidents of vehicles colliding with deer in the Archbold area were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department. There were no injuries to the vehicle occupants in the crashes. •Sara Marie Rupp, 28, Archbold, 11:50 pm Friday, Nov. 21, St. Rt. 66 about four-tenths of a mile north of St. Rt. 2. •Madalyn G. Roth, 17, rural Archbold, 9:17 […]

Parade Lights Up Archbold With 56 Entries



Several visiting police patrol vehicles and fire engines pushed up the number of entries to 56 in the 2014 Archbold Parade of Lights, said Julie Brink, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce director. In the last six years, the number of parade entries varied between a high of 52 in 2007 and 2010 to a low of 46 in 2012 and […]