2016-11-02

Create Code Of Conduct For Volunteer Parks & Rec. Coaches?



The possibility of a written code of conduct for volunteers who coach Archbold Parks & Recreation teams was discussed by the Archbold Park Board at its Wednesday, Oct. 26 meeting. Vaughn Bentz, member of both Archbold Village Council and Park Board, brought the issue up, referring to a couple of incidents from the soccer program. Bentz said one coach, becoming […]

Archbold Police Log



Oct. 21 3:03 pm: Found stray dog, Franklin St. at Park St. 3:46 pm: 911 hang-up, 200 block Pleasant St., accidental. 6:21 pm: Verbal warning, parking violation, parked blocking the street, Lauber St. at Walnut St. 7:46 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 800 block Farber Dr. Oct. 22 12:22 am: Suspicious person, 200 block W. Williams St., advised subject of Ruihley Park […]

Socktober Nets 661 Pairs At Pettisville



Pettisville third graders, under the leadership of teachers Jada Wixom and Jody Yeager, held a sock drive during the last week of October as part of the Kid President Socktober drive. Students throughout the school donated 661 pairs of new socks, which will be donated to the Blackbird Pantry. The socks will be distributed to students and families in need.– […]

PHS Girls Team, Archbold’s Gwynne Riley Qualify For State



Left: The Pettisville girls cross country team finished second at the Division III regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 29, to qualify for the state meet this weekend. From left: Tom Wagner, head coach; Krystine Davis; Sarah Herring; Morgan Leppelmeier; Nichole Foor; Alexa Leppelmeier; Elizabeth Sauder; Kate Stuber; Kelly Miller; Sarah Foor; Gabe Jaramillo, assistant coach. Right: Archbold’s Gwynne Riley also qualified […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Dakota Shay, Toledo, plaintiff vs Sweet Somethings, LLC, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Bank of America, Columbus, plaintiff vs Ashlie Arquette, Lyons, defendant. Other civil. Heather Jenkins, Delta, plaintiff vs Daniel Langenderfer, defendant. Other civil. Nathaniel Garbers, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Ann Garbers, Morenci, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Partners for Payment Relief, Newtown Square, Ariz., plaintiff vs William Daniels, Swanton, […]

Three New Village Employees Introduced



Three new employees of the village of Archbold were introduced to Archbold Village Council at the Monday night, Oct. 17 council meeting. Joshua Bentley was hired as a new second-shift water treatment plant operator, who will work second shift. Scott Schultz, water plant superintendent, said Bentley is willing to learn the job and work second shift. He was selected from […]

Division III District Boys Soccer Champions



The AHS boys soccer team won its third district title in five years when the Streaks defeated Ottawa Hills 3-2, Saturday, Oct. 29. Front row, from left: Sonson Nafziger; Isaiahs Gracia, manager; Jared Kidder; Chase Kohler; Andrew Hogrefe; Noah Cheney; Josh Croy. Kneeling: Nick Waidelich, Kaiden Bedsole, Josh Kidder, Caleb Wooley, Kegan Ott, Clay Gerig, Jarrett Waidelich. Standing: Phil Bontrager, […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station.

Ziegler To Retire, Rehire As Treasurer



Among the personnel actions taken by the Archbold School Board at its Monday, Oct. 24 meeting was the first step for Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, to retire and be rehired. Ziegler will officially retire from her post on Jan. 1, 2017. The proposal is to rehire her for her current job immediately following her retirement. The program allows Ziegler to […]

Township Trustees, Police And Fire Committee, Reach Fire Equipment Agreement



The German Township Trustees and the Archbold Police and Fire Committee reached a tentative agreement on the transfer of Archbold fire equipment to village ownership. The tentative agreement calls for the village of Archbold to provide fire protection services to German Township for 30 years, with provision for additional revenue if costs increase. The trustees agreed they would turn over […]


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