Archbold EMS Log

Feb. 9 12:05 pm: 800 block Farber Dr., illness, transported to Community Hospitals & Wellness Center-Bryan. 2:49 pm: Archbold Medical Center, seizure, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Feb. 10 9:14 am: Fox Chase, medical, transported to FCHC. Feb. 11 3:11 am: Holland Court Apartments, medical, transported to FCHC. 7:45 am: Colony Meadows, medical, transported to FCHC. 10:56 pm: Fairlawn […]

Pot Plot Gets Worse: Plan To Create A Marijuana Cartel Would Overrule Local Zoning Controls

The cartel of investors seeking a constitutional monopoly to legalize and sell marijuana in Ohio really must be using too much of their own product. Not only would the backers of the proposed November ballot issue have voters grant exclusive business rights to a limited group of 10 investors and their partners, but they seek constitutional powers to trump local […]

Identity Theft Case Reported

Mark S. Mabus, 36, Archbold, told Archbold police on Thursday, Feb. 19, his identity may have been stolen. He told officers he attempted to file his tax return the night before, only to be told his return had already been filed. Police advised Mabus to contact his credit card providers and banks, and to contact the Internal Revenue Service fraud […]

Juvenile Arrested For Driving Without A License, Other Charges

A 15-year-old Archbold juvenile has been arrested on charges of juvenile delinquency by way of driving without a license, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were dispatched to a home in the Fox Chase community at 6:30 am by a person who reported the juvenile and a car missing since about […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 2, 2005 A school is supposed to be an institution that builds a community, Ken Cline told a crowd of about 35 people at the Community Collaborative meeting, Feb. 22. But under current Ohio law, school districts are forced to go back to their voters for more tax levies to generate the money required to […]

Hogrefe Fourth At NWOAL Tourney

Mitchell Hogrefe counters a lateral throw from Montpelier’s Hunter McKelvey in the 170-pound weight class at the NWOAL tournament, Saturday, Feb. 21. Hogrefe finished fourth.– photo by Mario Gomez

Archbold Fire Log

Feb. 9 2:02 pm: House fire, 6810 Co. Rd. 26, property owner: Margaret Frame; cause: undetermined; damage: $20,000 to building, $5,000 to contents. Feb. 10 12:27 pm: Truck fire, Dollar General, vehicle owner: Armour Eckrich Meats, LLC, Pendleton, Ind.; cause: charging cord shorted, causing electrical fire, extinguished by driver before AFD arrived; no damage to vehicle. Feb. 12 10:22 am: […]

Letter To The Editor

I can understand the appearance of the “Pit Bull Injures Local Boy While Playing” story on the Buckeye’s front page last week. With the bias of the Fulton County dog warden and the county commissioners against pit bulls, the dog hasn’t a chance. The story read pit bull. It could have read German shepherd, cocker spaniel, or any other breed. […]

Brink Resigns From Archbold Chamber Post

Julie Brink resigned her post as director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce effective Thursday, Feb. 19.  Joe Short, AACC president, confirmed her resignation for this newspaper. Short said Brink stated in her letter of resignation that she felt her leadership style “is no longer effective or needed.” He said that is not the opinion of the AACC Board […]

Betty A. Krill

Betty A. Krill, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 21, 2015, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, with family at her side. She was born Feb. 1, 1932, in Maumee, thedaughter of Clarence and Blanche (Farnsworth) Reetz, and married Melvin Krill on Aug. 10, 1957. A 1950 graduate of Toledo Libby High School, she received […]

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