Use Grant Money For Road Repairs

Archbold Village Council approved seeking bids for road repairs in the village, which will be partially paid for with grant money. Plans call for repairs of the roadway, curbs, and catch basins on East Lugbill Road, Myers Road, and West Barre Road. A new rubberized railroad crossing will also be installed on the Norfolk Southern Spur that crosses West Barre […]

Man Treated, Released After Motorcycle Crash

A Berea man was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after his motorcycle crashed at 3 am, Wednesday, March 23, a Fulton County sheriff report said. Michael P. Connolly, 52, Berea, was traveling south on St. Rt. 66 and failed to negotiate a curve about two-tenths of a mile north of US20A. The cycle laid over on […]

Law Change Alters Municipal Tax Results, Howell Tells Councilmen

The Archbold municipal income tax collection for March was up more than a quarter of a million dollars over the same month in 2015. But Dennis Howell, village administrator cautioned village council to take the number with some skepticism. During the Monday, April 4 village council meeting, Howell told council a change in stage law “at the behest of the […]

Coating Of Snow

Crystals of snow coat hyacinths, left, and mini tulips after strong winds and snow squalls blew through the area, Saturday afternoon, April 2. The snow was melted by Sunday afternoon, April 3.– photos by Mary Huber

Honor Student

Angel Huerta, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Joe and Valentina, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 fall semester at Bluffton University. To qualify, students must earn at least a 3.6 gpa or higher.

Defiance County Commissioners Concerned

Defiance County commissioners have made it clear. They are not interested in moving St. Rt. 66 to Domersville Road in their county. Period. Stop. End of story. But with the latest news of their opposition comes some further clarification of their reasoning. Before, it always centered on the Tinora schools. The Defiance County commissioners say the Tinora high schooljunior high […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians 2, “Work It Out,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, Terry & Donna King, greeters; music team, offertory; Duane Beck, song leader; Bill Grieser, worship leader. Message, “Living a Cross-Shaped Life as a Resurrection People,” Regina Wenger. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Spring Missions Sunday. Brooke Aeschliman, Megan Graber, […]

Bad Neighbor Policy

Other Editors Say...

Call it cruel irony. With all the political chest-thumping about alleged criminals and rapists pouring across the U.S. border from Mexico, a sex offender deported by Canadian officials quietly settled in Oregon in suburban Toledo– only to be charged with raping a child. Kenneth Hall, 51, is locked up in the Lucas County jail after being charged and indicted by […]


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, April 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Speaker: Kim Feehan. Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, April 7&21, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 12, 2006 Doug Krauss, AHS athletic director and boys basketball coach, will retire at the end of the year. Krauss was boys basketball coach for 22 years. Under his leadership, the Blue Streaks were regional champions three times in the last four years; state runners-up in 1996; made the Final Four at the state tournament […]