Woman’s Hiring Taken Off Archbold School Board Agenda

The Archbold School Board was set to hire Liza Gerken as a custodian at the Archbold Elementary School at the Monday meeting, June 13. But following a nearly 20- minute executive session, Gerken’s hiring was removed from the board agenda. The move is unusual for the school board. When asked about Gerken being deleted from the agenda, Aaron Rex, superintendent, […]

Signs With Lourdes

Cole Hayes, Hilltop ‘16 and a son of Tony (AHS ‘91) and Leanne Hayes, West Unity, recently signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Lourdes University, Sylvania.– courtesy photo

Rt. 66 – Rd. 24 Realignment Turning Ugly

The battle over rerouting St. Rts. 2 and 66 to Co. Rd. 24 is destroying relationships and burning through goodwill. We use the word “battle” because the whole thing stopped being a debate some time ago. It’s turning into a political knife fight in which no one will really win. The latest development is the Archbold Village Council’s announced intention […]

New Cell Tower To Be Operational This Summer

Steve Van Dinter, public relations manager for Verizon, said the new cellular telephone tower along East Holland Street in Archbold will be operational mid- to late-summer. “As you noticed, yes, our cell site in the area is well underway with construction. We’re looking to having it up and running in the mid- to latter-part of the summer,” he said. “One […]

Archbold Police Log

June 3 3:44 pm: Dog in car in parking lot panting heavily, Dollar General, advised subject. 5:22 pm: Assist police unit, church bus fire, St. Rt. 66 at US20A. June 4 7:45 am: Larceny, change taken from vehicle, 1103 N. Buehrer St. 8:59 am: Disabled vehicle, S. Defiance St. at West Barre Rd. 9:42 am: Barking dog, 100 block West […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Dorothy Lambert, Archbold Area School District curriculum director, isn’t ready to claim it, but preliminary information shows the district could receive the Ohio Department of Education “Excellent” rating, which will be the sixth year in succession. Marcia Rozevink, AHS principal, will retire. Ken Cline made the announcement at the school board meeting, June […]

Riotous Color

Among the many flowers on display at Sauder Village was this mass of bright yellow blooms. Flowers of all colors, shapes, and sizes tell us that springtime has officially arrived. This spray was photographed along the west side of the museum building.– photo by David Pugh

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court David Kanagy, Archbold, plaintiff vs Nels Kanagy, Toledo, defendant. Domestic violence. Lindsay Smallman, Delta, plaintiff vs Eric Smallman, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Fulton County Processing, LT, Delta, plaintiff vs G-2000, Inc, Toledo, defendant. Other civil. Dustin Glass, Fayette, plaintiff vs Emily Glass, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Donnia Hunt-Wood, Delta, plaintiff vs Bradley Hall, Delta, defendant. Domestic violence. Thomas Rains, […]

Recipe Corner

Avocado Toast With Pickled Red Onions, Egg And Espelette Pepper 1 slice 1/4”-thick countrybread1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oilKosher salt, to taste1/2 ripe avocado, seeded,peeled and thinly sliced1 tablespoon pickled red onions (see make-ahead recipe below)1 egg, softly poached Espelette pepper, to taste Drizzle sliced bread with virgin olive oil. Toast on a flat top, nonstick frying pan or griddle […]

Yoders Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Ed and Theo Yoder, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Ed Yoder and Theo Hartzler were married June 22, 1956, at Eighth Street Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., by Rev. S.C. Yoder. They have four children: Patty (Doug) Schmucker, Toledo; Terry (Joanie) Yoder, Leola, Pa.; Cynthia (Bob Gravelin) Yoder, Aichi, Japan; and Sandy (Mike) Leininger, Marysville. They have seven grandchildren […]