2016-03-09

Support For St. Rt. 66 Relocation Builds



Archbold Village Council was told the relocation of St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 is ranked the third-most important transportation projection in Northwest Ohio during its Monday, March 7 meeting. Dennis Howell, village administrator, said that gives the project “a good chance of being funded.” Howell said the Maumee Valley Planning organization created a group known as “Moving Together” […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Midland Funding De LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Rosie Deleon, Lyons, defendant. Other civil. Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Ft. Mill, S.C, plaintiff vs Desirae Collins, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. US Bank National Association, Coppell, Texas, plaintiff vs Kerry Pownall, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Danielle Wyse, Archbold and Jeffrey Wyse, Archbold, petitioners. Dissolution. Lisa Swartz, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Gregory […]

All-Northwest District Basketball Teams Named



Kierstyn Repp, an Archbold junior, was named Third Team All-Northwest District in Division III for girls basketball by the Associated Press last week. Kamryn Hostetler received an honorable mention. In Div. IV, Fayette’s Kaela Seiler received first team honors while teammate Taylor Griffiths received third team honors. Pettisville’s Morgan Leppelmeier, Stryker’s Haley Doehrmann and Taylor Haines, and Fayette’s Alexis Fruchey […]

ConAgra Expansion Announced By Officials



Updated Information As of Thursday afternoon, March 10, few details were available, but the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation announced that ConAgra Foods will conduct a major expansion at the Archbold plant, which could add 100 jobs. The same day, KTTN Radio of Trenton, Mo., announced on the station website that on Wednesday, March 9, ConAgra officials informed workers at […]

Big Bad Wolf Questioned



John Augustus Larson, inventor of the lie detector, played by Tom Wagner, a Pettisville fifth grade teacher, and the Truth Fairy, played by Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, question the Big Bad Wolf, played by Jim Hoops, a fourth grade teacher, during a character-building exercise, Thursday, March 3. The theme for the event was “truthfulness.” To the delight of elementary students, […]

Additional Charges Filed In Jan. Traffic Stop



Archbold police released a report about a Jan. 7 traffic stop that led to additional charges against a West Unity man and his father. An officer pulled over a van driven by Lucas Wyse, 29, Archbold, about 6:25 pm that day, after observing the vehicle had a broken taillight and that its license plate had expired. Wyse stopped his vehicle […]

AHS Track Athletes Participate In Indoor State Championships



Archbold had several athletes participate in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches Indoor State Championships at Akron University, Saturday, March 5. The girls 4×200-meter relay team of Delanie Driver, Dakota Stamm, Julia Lambert, and Emily Roth finished eighth in one minute, 49.92 seconds. The girls 4×400 team of Lambert, Gwynne Riley, Stamm, and Emily Roth finished third […]

2016-03-09 E-Edition

Archbold Schools Earn One A, Three Bs, Three Cs On Report Cards



The lowest grades the Archbold Area School District received on the latest round of information from school report cards were three Cs. The Ohio Department of Education released another round of report card data, Thursday, Feb. 25. ODE issued a “data dump” of some report card information in January. The state report card system has been in transition for a […]

Apartment Theft



David E. Arndt, 60, Archbold, told police that equipment valued at close to $1,000 was stolen from the Holland Court Apartments. The theft took place sometime between Jan. 3 and Thursday, March 3. Stolen were a ladder, valued at $325; power washer, valued at $550; and five gas cans, worth $100. Total loss: $975. Police marked the case closed, pending […]


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