2017-07-12

Acme Baseball



The Archbold Acme baseball squad scored a pair of shutouts in the District 2 tournament that took place, Saturday, July 8, at Patrick Henry. The Streaks defeated Miller City 5-0 in the first game and reached the winner’s bracket final by thumping Ottawa-Glandorf 12-0. The original start of the district tournament was pushed back a day due to inclement weather. […]

Pool Fence Variance Denied



The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals denied a request for a variance in the requirement for a fence around swimming pools. The board took that action at its meeting Thursday, July 6. Ryan and Stacey Heckel, 320 North Pointe Drive, had a pool installed at their residence in August 2016. While zoning required that a fence, five feet tall, be […]

2017-07-12 E-Edition

Junior Acme Baseball State Runners-Up



The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team finished as state runners-up last week. Archbold opened the state tournament with a 10-1 win over Minster, Saturday, July 8. The Streaks advanced to the state final with a 3-0 win over St. Henry, Sunday, July 9, then lost to Defiance 11- 8, Sunday, to finish as state runners-up.

One Injured In Plane Crash At Airport



Roger Markey, age and address unknown, was listed in fair condition at the University of Toledo Medical Center after he was a passenger in a plane that crashed at the Fulton County Airport about 5:45 pm, Wednesday, July 5. Preliminary information from the Ohio State Highway Patrol report on the mishap states Steven Schankin, age unavailable, was piloting the four-seat, […]

Huffman Leads In Kart Series



John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, is leading the points in a new racing series at the Fremont kart racing facility. The Dual Crown series requires drivers to compete on dirt and pavement oval tracks. There are three races on each surface. There are two classes of karts; one for flat-head engines, in which karts must weigh a minimum of […]

Vandals Cause $300 Damage



Vandals caused $300 damage to a home in the Manor Park subdivision the night of Wednesday, June 28. Lynn A. Kinsman, 48, 1013 Olds Lane, told an Archbold police officer his home was vandalized for the second time in a week. Kinsman called officers at 10:45 pm. The officer reported he searched the area, but was unable to locate any […]

Acme Action



Kade Kern, shown in sectional action against Tinora, had singles in Archbold’s district wins over Miller City and Ottawa Glandorf. Archbold was scheduled to play OG in the district final, yesterday, at Patrick Henry. The district champion advances to the state tournament which is Saturday, July 15, 5 p.m., at Lima Shawnee High School.– photo by Mary Huber

Cars Collide



A two-car collision occurred about 12:11 pm, Friday, July 7, on South Defiance Street, about 64 feet north of Short- Buehrer Road. The Archbold police report states a car driven by Nichole L. Short, 26, Stryker was going south on South Defiance Street, and was stopped for a red light at the Short-Buehrer Road intersection. A second car, driven by […]

Radio Club Has 358 Contacts



The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club made contacts with more than 350 other amateur radio stations during a Field Day event, June 24-25. Field Day is a contest and demonstration of amateur radio operators’ ability to set up in temporary locations with improvised antennas and alternative sources of electricity. The event simulates how amateurs might work in an emergency. For […]


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