2017-07-05

Park Board Discusses Property



Archbold Park Board met in executive session for about 45 minutes during its Wednesday, June 28 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was a property matter. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said no action was taken when the group returned to its regular session. During the board discussion, board members said the concession trailer in Ruihley Park […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 11, 2007 Council took the first steps toward refinancing debt and renovations at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the construction of Woodland Park. With contributions still arriving, gross proceeds from the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar surpassed the 2006 sale by more than $30,000. According to Robert Aschliman, benefit treasurer, the gross dollars as of Monday, […]

Archbold Police Log



June 22 9:26 am: 200 block Westfield Dr., follow-up. 2:45 pm: Assist other police unit, 100 block Frey Rd. 5:22 pm: Assist other unit, medical run for difficulty breathing. 7:04 pm: Citation to Wesley Nartker, 21, rural Archbold, speeding, 300 block Nolan Prkwy. 7:55 pm: Citation to MacKenzie Nofziger, 25, Bowling Green, speeding, 900 block N. Defiance St. June 23 […]

Letter To The Editor



I have been reading the pros and cons of medical marijuana. I am not for it or against it, but I do want to take exception to the statement that the greenhouse would change the complexion of the area. Had the project been to sell the product on the open market as Colorado does, then yes, the statement would be […]

Robert Harlan Wyse



Robert Harlan Wyse passed away at the age of 86 in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from complications with Parkinson’s disease. Robert was born on June 3, 1931, in West Unity, Ohio (the Buckeye State), to Aaron and Blanche Ruihley. After their passing in a car accident when he was six years old, Robert was adopted by […]

School Board Okays Library Levy For Fall Election Ballot



The Archbold Community Library request for a 1.2- mill property tax levy will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. 7 fall election ballot. The Archbold School Board, which is the taxing authority for the library, voted to submit the levy request to the Fulton County Board of Elections at its Monday, June 19 meeting. Kandice Lemley, deputy director of the Fulton […]

Marilyn Kay Walther



Marilyn Kay Walther, 76, passed away on June 26, 2017, in Ajijic, Mexico. Marilyn was born on May 3, 1941, in Custer, Ohio, to Bruce and Glenora Dermer. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survived by the “love of her life” husband of over 60 years, Lowell D. Walther; children, Jean (Richard), June, John (Christine) and Kay (Rick); […]

One Dead After July 5 Crash- Updated Information



Ohio State Highway Patrol officials announced in a press release that an unidentified person was killed in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of St. Rt. 109 and US20 about 2:30 pm Wednesday, July 5. Patrol officials are withholding the deceased’s name pending notification of next of kin. The crash occurred when Raymond Jacobsen, 68, Worth, Ill., was driving a […]

Fifth Straight Year To State Tournament



The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team has advanced to the state tournament for the fifth straight year, Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, at St. Henry. The number one seed in the district, which had a double-elimination format, Archbold defeated Montpelier 15-0, Monday, June 26; 3-2 over Antwerp, Wednesday, June 28; and 9-0 over Antwerp, Thursday, June 29 to win the […]

Woman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge



Amy Sue Philquist, 19, who has an East Gardens address and a Defiance address, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence, Friday, June 23. The Archbold police report states an officer was called to the apartment complex about 11:56 pm on a report of a domestic incident that included a physical altercation. The officer stated in the report, “Upon […]


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