RFD Serves Breakfast

The Ridgeville Fire Department served its pancake and sausage breakfast, Sunday, March 6, at the Ridgeville American Legion. Left: Mary Jo Miller, Ridgeville Corners, adds water to the pancake batter Kaenen J. Layton, 7, Ridgeville Corners, was stirring. Right: Max Buchhop, 3, Napoleon, enjoys a sausage patty. He is the grandson of Sandy Buchhop, an RFD member.– photos by David […]

Archbold Man Gets Jail With Work Release

Brandon Rivera, 25, Archbold, has been sentenced in connection with drug charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Rivera was originally indicted by a Fulton County grand jury on Aug. 17, 2015. He was one of 19 people arrested in connection with an 18-month drug investigation conducted by the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force, commonly known as the MAN Unit. The […]

Receives Award

John Downey, who spent 29 years at the helm of the AHS football team, from 1979-2008, was recently awarded the Team Sports Lifetime Coaches Award by the Northwest Ohio Football Coaches Association. Downey closed his coaching career with a 222-99 record.

North Defiance Street Paving ‘Not The Best’

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, called the repaving of North Defiance Street “not the best” paving job the village has received. North Defiance Street was repaved by Crestline Paving & Excavating, Toledo, in September and October of 2015. After the project, council had complaints about the work, from trucks tracking a tar-like “tack coat” on streets that were not part […]

Forgery Reported

A representative of Archbold SuperValu reported a check the store cashed had been returned. The check was reported to have been forged. Employees cashed the check for $286.39, Tuesday, Feb. 16, at about 1:20 pm. It was reported to police on Wednesday, March 2.

Kierstyn Repp Named First Team All-NWOAL

Kierstyn Repp, an AHS junior, was named First Team All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2015-16 girls basketball season. Kamryn Hostetler, a sophomore, was named to the second team. Receiving honorable mentions were Cassi Wyse and Alyssa Ziegler. Hannah Blake, Montpelier, was named the Player of the Year. John Langenderfer, Evergreen is the Coach of the Year.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Roger Johnson, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “A Study of Philippians: Indifferent & Intentional,” Nathaniel Miles. Central Mennonite Sunday: Jeff & Chris Wyse, Bev Miller, greeters; Kristi Miehls, prelude, offertory, postlude; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Eric Richer, worship leader; Levie Rufenacht, Becky Elkins, childrens time. Message, “It Used […]

Archbold Man Gets Prison Sentence

Bobby A. Rodriguez, 20, Archbold, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison on a charge of attempted trespass. The sentence stems from an Oct. 26, 2015, incident, in which Rodriguez broke into the residence of his ex-girlfriend in Elmira. He broke a window in a door to unlock the door. Tracy Zuver, chief deputy of the Fulton County Sheriff […]

School Board Approves Contracts For Coaches

The Archbold Area School Board approved contracts for coaches for the 2016 fall sports season. The action came at the Wednesday, Feb. 24 board meeting. Football: David Dominique, head coach; Todd Ranzau, Todd Petersen, Cody Ruffer, Baldo Quintanilla, Norm Beck, assistant coaches; Andy Dominique, volunteer coach. An assistant coaching contract was also approved for Jack Downey under a separate vote. […]

Named To FCCC Student Council

Four County Career Center students, all juniors, were named to the 2016 FCCC student council. From left: Maria Hernandez, sports fitness & exercise science, Pettisville; Spencer Lester, fire & rescue, Fayette; Selene Gonzalez, health careers, Archbold; Alicen Short, cosmetology, Archbold; Audrey Uyttenhove, cosmetology, Archbold.– courtesy photo

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