Archbold Traffic Problems 25 Years Ago Go Unresolved

Editor’s Note– Evidence of Archbold’s struggles with vehicle traffic problems continue to appear in local government. Even though plans are being prepared by the state, some citizens and public officials continue to protest. Following is the lead paragraph of a story published in the June 24, 1992 issue of this newspaper: Council officials, German Township Trustees, Fulton County Commissioners, and […]

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.) David P. Mattin, Wauseon, disorderly conduct, $150, $103; second count, disorderly conduct, dismissed. Scott A. Pontious, Wauseon, criminal mischief, $50, $89. Sheena R. Baker, Delta, DUI, Linfoot St., Wauseon, 10 days jail, $500, […]


Pettisville Track Tuesday, March 28, at Montpelier Girls Montpelier 50, Pettisville 48, Fayette 27 100: 1. Grace Schnitkey 14.47; Meleah Plank 15.22. 1600: 2. Karsyn Hostetler 6:15.6. 400: 1. Plank 1:11.6; 4. Elise Hartzler 1:14.4. 4×200: 1. Pettisville (Hartzler, Ellie Wixom, Karsen Pursel, Xavia Borden) 2:06.2. 800: 1. Hostetler 2:50.6. 200: 1. Schnitkey 29.57; 3. Wixom 32.44; 4. Plank 32.68. […]

Sewer Project Biggest For 2017

The village of Archbold engineering department is in the process of designing a $1 million-plus sewer project, said Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer. The village has received an Ohio Public Works grant of $275,000 for the project. The underground pipeline, known as an interceptor, will run along the western edge of the high school property, from a point under the […]

Pair Turn Themselves In

A man and a woman from Williams County turned themselves in to the Western District Court last week after a warrant had been issued for their arrest. Nathanial L. Fuller, 31, rural Bryan, and Danyel Louise Vanarsdalen, 30, West Unity, appeared in Western District Court, Tuesday, March 28. Warrants for the arrest of the two were requested by Archbold police […]

Domestic Violence Safe House A Natural Fit For Archbold

The community of Archbold is known worldwide for good works. Now, another can be added to the list. Archbold Village Council granted permission for JJ Safehouse, a rehabilitation center for women who have been victims of domestic violence, to convert a house in the village as a residence for up to three women and their children. While there, the women […]

Income Tax Off Record Pace

After raising more than $450,000 in January, the Archbold municipal income tax collection has been off in February and March. For the first three months of 2017, the total raised by the municipal tax is $1,126,698.90, off almost 23% from 2016. In the first three months of 2016, the tax generated $1.4 million. Donna Dettling, village administrator, said she doesn’t […]

Arrested On Theft Charge

Karl Russel Vayda, 38, Archbold, has been arrested on charges of theft and possession of marijuana. Lauren Danielle Culbertson, 20, of East Gardens, told police on Tuesday, March 28, that her neighbor across the hall, identified as Vayda, had taken a package that had been placed by her door that afternoon. Vayda allegedly took the package to his apartment, but […]

Old Photo Corner

Happy Fairlawn Auxiliary officers show a few of the hundreds of items that were auctioned Saturday, (May 5, 1979), to benefit the benevolent fund of Fairlawn Haven. From left are: Frieda Rupp, president (kneeling); Mert Leininger, vice president; Viola Rupp, treasurer; Berneda Nofziger, 2nd vice president; Carol Plassman and Loveda Liechty, co-chairwomen of Women’s Council, and Lana Short, executive vice […]

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers met Tuesday, March 28. Officers were elected: Brynn Ballmer, president; Mac Campbell, vice president; Mason Stuckey, secretary; Chloe Aeschliman, reporter. Enrollment forms and money were due. Workday at Camp Palmer is Saturday, April 8, 10 am. Quality assurance is Tuesday, April 11, 6-7 pm, at Archbold High School; following is the dime auction. Any fees not paid […]

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