2015-06-10

Fire Ravages Archbold Home



A fire that started in the attic of the home of Vond & Mary Hall, 500 Walnut Street, devastated the house, Saturday evening, June 6. Hall said he and his eldest son Brayton were cleaning when Brayton looked in the attic and discovered the fire. Brayton was sent to call 911 while Vond retrieved a fire extinguisher and attempted to […]

Wyse Off Probation, Allred Now Full-Time



Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief, has completed his sixmonth probationary period and will continue in the position. Archbold Village Council approved the decision unanimously at its Monday, June 1 meeting. Wyse, an APD officer since 1986, was one of 23 applicants, and five finalists, for the chief job to replace the retiring Martin Schmidt. Council approved the appointment of him […]

Crash On Co. Rd. 24



The Fulton County Sheriff Department has released preliminary information from a fourvehicle pileup that occurred about 8:04 am, Thursday, May 28, near the Co. Rd. 24 Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing. Ross A. Nofziger, 57, rural Archbold, was driving a vehicle that went out of control and struck a pole and three parked vehicles owned by Trisha M. Batterson, age unavailable, […]

St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. 24 Economic Impact Study Results To Be Presented Wed., June 17 At AHS



The results of a study of the economic impact of a proposed rerouting of St. Rts. 2 and 66 outside the village of Archbold will be presented to the public Wednesday, June 17, 7 pm, at the Archbold High School auditorium. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said officials from the Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development will be […]

Only One Business Sold Alcohol To Minor



The Kroger supermarket in Swanton was the only store in Fulton County to sell alcohol to an underage informant during a sweep in early May. The results of the “compliance checks” were announced by Healthy Choices Caring Communities, an initiative of the Fulton County Family & Children First Council. The informant, who was operating with the Ohio Investigative Unit, visited […]

Attend The June 17 Presentation Of The Economic Impact Study



After months of delays, the study of the economic impact of the proposed rerouting of St. Rts. 66 and 2 around Archbold is ready. “Stakeholders and interested parties are invited” to the presentation of the study, an advertisement in this week’s issue of the Archbold Buckeye states. “The presentation and questionand answer session will be held Wednesday, June 17, 7 […]

Judge Denies Motion For Closure In Juvenile Court




Michael Bumb, Fulton County Juvenile Court judge, denied a request by attorneys for two Archbold teenagers involved in the Archbold sexting case to close the courtroom to the public and media in a hearing Wednesday, June 3. Also, one of the two juveniles entered a plea of “true,” a rough equivalent of “guilty” in adult court, to a charge of […]

Crashes Reported



Several automobile mishaps with local ties were reported to law enforcement agencies recently. •Wednesday, May 20, 3:18 pm: A Fulton County Sheriff Department report states a car driven by Sondra Mae Tackitt, 28, Wauseon, with passengers Luis A. Martinez, 10 months, and Tyler J. Angel, 3, same address, was traveling north on Co. Rd. 22. A second car, driven by […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 15, 2005 Beth Wanemacher, transportation coordinator of AHS school district, said there are school bus changes for the coming year. Students who live west of South Defiance Street, north of West Barre Road, and south of the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks will not be picked up and dropped off. Wanemacher said the students are within […]

Stryker Street Turn Lanes Will Shift 12 Feet North; Angle Parking Added



When North Defiance Street is resurfaced this year, there will be some decorative embossed or imprinted pavement. But exactly how much imprinting has not been decided. That was the discussion at Archbold Village Council, Monday, June 1. Dennis Howell, village administrator, said plans are to get the resurfacing project started and by that time, there may be a local contractor […]


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