2016-07-13

Pedestrian Struck



Few details are available, but an Archbold police report states 20-year-old Isaac Jonathan Lerma, Archbold, was struck by a hit-and-run driver, Thursday, June 30. The report states Lerma, who suffered “apparent broken bones,” collided with an auto in the 1200 block of Stryker Street, the address of Archbold Main Stop. Police are investigating.

School Board Approves Coaching Positions



The Archbold Area School Board approved supplemental coaching contracts for several sports at its May 16 meeting: Boys basketball: Doug Krauss, head coach; Mike Kennedy assistant coach; Joe Frank, junior varsity coach; Dave Walker, freshman coach; Ed Miller, eighth grade coach. Girls basketball: Brian Ziegler, head coach; Ryan Holdgreve, assistant coach, Sarah Wyse, JV coach; Char Sharp, Tess Pinter, assistant […]

Celebrate Archbold’s 150th Birthday!

Parade, Picnic, Fireworks on tap for Saturday!

Be sure to come to Archbold today (Saturday) for Sesquicentennial festivities! The parade starts at 10:30 am and fireworks are at 10pm! In between there’s 3D chalk street art, a downtown cookout, a picnic in the park, open houses at the fire department & German Township building, garden tractor pulling, a special show at The Blue, and a pre-fireworks party! […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Allan J. Froelich, Defiance, seat belt, Park Rd. 9, Harrison Lake State Park, $30, $51. Rachel Breann Mansfield, Defi- ance, seat belt, Park Rd. 9, Harrison Lake State Park, $20, $51. Landon Robert […]

Earns Scholarship



Alicia Hernandez, AHS ‘16, has received a $1,000 Ohio High School Athletic Association Ethnic Minority Scholar Athlete scholarship. The athletic board of the Northwest District selected six students to receive scholar athlete scholarships and one to receive the ethnic minority scholarship. Recipients are selected based on a point system which rewards students for gpas, class rank, ACT or SAT scores, […]

Toledo Man In Serious Condition After Co. Rd. 19 Crash



A Toledo man is in serious condition after his motorcycle crashed on Co. Rd. 19, Friday night. William Cannon, 45, was traveling south on Co. Rd. 19 near Co. Rd. K about 8:26 pm when he lost control of his motorcycle. He travelled off of the east side of the roadway, struck a guardrail, and was ejected from the motorcycle. […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Christina Buchholz, Swanton, plaintiff vs Kyle Lorentz, Temperance, Mich., obligor. URESA. Thomas O’Riordon, Swanton and Jeanne O’Riordon, Holland, petitioners. Dissolution. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Jane Rupp, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Cynthia Orzechowski, Wauseon, plaintiff vs William Orzechowski, II, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Megan Kovar, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. […]

Ponder Portable Pools At Council Meeting



Vaughn Bentz, a councilman, brought up a question of portable swimming pools during the Monday, July 11, Archbold Village Council meeting. The pools, which are inflatable or semi-rigid, don’t require a fence around them like traditional in-ground or above-ground pools. Bentz pointed to two in the village: on property near the middle school, and another in a front lawn along […]

Celebrating Our Heritage Parade a Huge Hit!



Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief who is recovering from a 2015 stroke, was in the Archbold police car leading the Celebrating Our Heritage Parade for the Archbold Sesquicentennial Celebration, Saturday, July 16. The car was driven by Thom Ross, interim police chief.

Sheriff Department Looks Into Thefts



Fulton County sheriff deputies are investigating the theft of a lawn mower and trailer from a garage on Co. Rd. J, said Tracy Zuver, FCSD chief deputy. Zuver said the equipment is owned by Chris Grime, who, Zuver said, owns the property at 25205 Co. Rd. J. It was stored in a detached garage on that property. Grime last saw […]


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