German Township Says NO To Medical Marijuana

In about seven minutes, plans to grow and process medical marijuana in German Township were dashed. During the Monday, June 12 council meeting, the German Township Trustees opted not to reconsider their May 8 resolution which banned the cultivation, processing, or sale of medical marijuana in the township. The state legislature approved legalizing marijuana for medical use in September 2016. […]

Local Man Charged With Domestic Violence

John Michael Luna, 55, Archbold, was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Monday morning on a charge of domestic violence. Bond for Luna is $25,000 cash bond (no 10% allowed). Archbold police were called to Luna’s 402 High Street address about 8:22 pm, Saturday, June 3, for an incident that allegedly happened about 8:10-8:20 pm. The police […]

Address Numbers Change In Portions Of Archbold

Residents of the Woodland Oaks I and Monterey Court subdivisions are getting new addresses. Carma Grime, village planning and zoning inspector, said the old address numbers in the neighborhoods were lot numbers, and often, there was no order to them. She said she was first approached by a United States Post Office letter carrier who said the lot number system […]

Relay Contestants

Fulton County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, was held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, Friday and Saturday, June 9-10. A new event was a contest featuring Ugly Christmas Attire. At far left is contestant Juan Rolon, Archbold. Contestants had the opportunity to dance, sing, or answer a question. Rolon chose to tell a joke.– photo […]

Reports Car Stereo Taken

Natalie Maria Vazquez, 52, 206 Stryker St., told Archbold police the car stereo was stolen from her sport-utility vehicle sometime between midnight, Monday, June 5, and 1:07 pm the following day. The vehicle was parked inside a garage at her residence. The SUV and the garage were unlocked. The car stereo, with a DVD player, was removed from the dash. […]

Library Board Seeks 1.2-Mill Levy

The Archbold Community Library will ask voters in the Archbold School District to approve a new 1.2-mill property tax levy on the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election ballot. That decision came at the Thursday, June 8 library board meeting. With the future of state support for public libraries uncertain, the board opted to request operating funds from the local community. […]

Fire Department Agreement Hits Snag

The village of Archbold police & fire committee is prepared to recommend Archbold file a second request to separate from German Township. The committee is also ready to call for the purchase of new fire equipment if negotiations with German Township are not concluded soon. Donna Dettling, village administrator, told the German Township Trustees at their Monday, June 12 meeting, […]

Discover Illegal Dumping

A case of illegal dumping was discovered at a villageof Archbold dumpster, Friday, June 2. A village employee discovered trash in bags in a dumpster at the village grass and leaf drop-off site at 515 Short-Buehrer Road. An item with the suspect’s name and address was found in the trash. The address was for a home outside of the village. […]

Just Chillin’

Perched on a fence at the Archbold softball field, a robin doesn’t seem too concerned about any fly balls that may come its way from the baseball field.–photo by Mary Huber

OEPA Has Issues With Rover Pipeline

Work continues across northwest Ohio, including Fulton County, in connection with the construction of the Rover Pipeline project. The $4.2-billion project calls for the construction of a natural gas pipeline, 42 inches (3 1/2 feet) in diameter in Fulton County. It will extend from natural gas wells in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania to a location north of Defiance, where […]

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