Keeping Track?

Two-year-old Kennedy Ruffer, Archbold, tries out a ballpoint pen during the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction while Melda Richer, Wauseon, looks on. Perhaps the youngster is keeping track of auction results?– photo by David Pugh

Archbold Needs Better Cell Phone Service

The cellular telephone is a truly amazing device. It fits in a small pocket, and you can contact nearly anyone in the world. That is, of course, if you have adequate cellular service. More and more people are turning to cell phones. At the same time, they’re unfortunately dropping their traditional landline phones to save a little money. But when […]


Youngsters had a chance to meet royalty, Saturday, April 9, when AHS students in the musical “The Little Mermaid” hosted a meet-and-greet event. Top: Adam Grisier, who plays prince Eric, works on a puzzle with Jessa Mohring, 5, rural Ridgeville Corners. Right: Allie McQuade, who plays Arial in the show, with five-year-old Addison Thompson, 5, Archbold, in their princess costumes.– […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Native students will have priority over students from outside the district, according to the school board open enrollment policy. “This allows us to shut things down when we decide enough is enough,” said Ken Cline, superintendent. School board approved converting the AHS athletic director position from a certified position to an administrative one. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 1: Marie Juanita Vasquez, Wauseon, girl; April 5: Monica & Troy Linden, Morenci, Mich., girl; Danielle & Ryan Baker, Liberty Center, boy.

Buehrer’s Efforts Improved Workers Safety

Steve Buehrer, who is leaving state government this month for a job in the private sector, transformed the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation during his five years at the helm. Buehrer, an attorney and former legislator, was named administrator and chief executive officer of the agency in January 2011 by John Kasich, newly elected governor. The agency serves more than […]

Archbold Police Log

April 1 12:05 pm: Accident, 300 block Short-Buehrer Rd., no injuries. April 2 12:37 am: Domestic trouble, 300 block W. Lutz Rd. 1:09 am: Vandalism to vehicle, 53 Hawthorn Dr. 2:36 pm: Suspicious activities, 400 block Vine St.; spoke with subject. 8 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 400 block Ditto St., child injured. April 3 12:55 pm: Accident, 100 block Stryker St. […]

Ziegler Shutout Leads AHS Over Bulldogs

Mother Nature was the big winner last week as the Archbold softball team played only one game while having four games postponed. The Streaks defeated Edgerton 3-0, Tuesday, April 5, at Memorial Park. Alyssa Ziegler was very sharp on the hill for the Streaks as she gave up only one hit while striking out eight and walking none. The Streaks […]

Archbold Teachers Get Base Pay Hikes

Contract Raises Base Pay 2%, 2%, 1.75% Over Three Years

The Archbold Area School Board and the Archbold Education Association voted to ratify a three-year master contract which grants teachers and professional staff pay hikes. Both sides voted to approve the contract at special meetings, Wednesday, April 6. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said the pay raises start with 2% the first year– Aug. 1, 2016, through July 31, 2017. A second […]

Archbold EMS Log

March 26 8:30 am: 200 block Burke St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 9:48 am: Fairlawn Haven, fall, transported to FCHC. 1:34 pm: Archbold Villas, medical, transported to FCHC. March 28 2:09 am: Fairlawn Apartments, difficulty breathing, transported to FCHC. 5:48 am: 100 block Flory Lane, possible heart problem, transported to FCHC. 9:24 am: 500 block Fairview Ct., […]

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