2017-09-13

New West Barre Road Crossing Plan In Works



The project to add additional protection for motorists at the West Barre Road railroad crossing may be moving forward. Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told council during its Monday, Sept. 11 meeting, that an alternative to a regular canti- levered arm carrying regular railroad crossing warning lights has been developed. The project at the crossing has been stalled because there […]

Pettisville School Board Sets Insurance Rules



Pettisville School Board approved a document setting the health care benefit offerings for classified staff at its Monday, Sept. 11 meeting. The benefit offerings set down by the board are less generous than those laid down under the federal Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. Because the school requirements to receive health care benefits are higher than those of the […]

Archbold Police Log



Sept. 1 2:38 pm: Possible larceny, Archbold SuperValu. 2:48 pm: Crossing guard duty, Franklin St. at Park St. 3:44 pm: Citation to Rodney Bunce II, 26, Archbold, driving while license suspended, E. Lutz Rd. 10:16 pm: Verbal warning, parking where signs prohibit, 200 block S. Lincoln St. Sept. 2 12:15 am: Suspicious vehicle, Ruihley Park, advised subject of hours of […]

Horning Joins 200-Win Club



With a 25-15, 26-17, 25-9 Buckeye Border Conference defeat of Hilltop, Thursday, Sept. 7, John Horning, Pettisville head volleyball coach, got his 200th win as a head coach. In his 12th year as head coach, Horning has compiled a record of 200-77 and a BBC record of 102-15, according to Brian Leppelmeier, PHS athletic director. During Horning’s tenure, the Birds […]

Progress In Fire Department Talks?



Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, told council he has had “very good discussions” over the Archbold Fire Department debate. “Bruce Lauber (president of the German Township Trustees) and I have had some very good discussions, and I want to keep those going forward and not sink the ship right here while we’re trying to get something worked out,” Fryman said at […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Diana Held, Defiance, plaintiff vs Latrobe Specialty Metals, LLC, Latrobe, Pa., defendant. Worker’s compensation. Brittany Frederick, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Joshua Fredrick, address unknown, defendant. Divorce. Charlene Lee, treasurer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Renee Estes, Claremore, Okla., defendant. Foreclosure. Elizabeth Zimmerman, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Amanda Knapp, Wauseon, defendant. Other tort. Freedom Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Ind., plaintiff vs Allison Bauer, […]

AHS Volleyball Falls To Defiance, PH



Archbold suffered losses to Defiance and Patrick Henry last week to fall to 2-4, 1-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Bulldogs (2-3) visited the Thunderdome, Tuesday, Sept. 5, and defeated Archbold in four games, 25-20, 25-18, 26-28, 25-14. “We battled tonight and came up short against a very nice Defiance team,” said Jill Holdgreve, AHS head coach. “Our […]

US20A to Close Monday, Sept. 18



The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that starting Monday, Sept. 18, US20A will be closed between Co. Rd. 17 and Co. Rd. 18. ODOT will be replacing a culvert under the road surface. The approved detour is St. Rt. 66 to US20 to St. Rt. 108.–posted 5 pm 9.14.17

Woman Arrested



Brittany L. Thatcher, 27, 419 Ditto St., was arrested at 6:27 pm, Thursday, Aug. 24, at her residence by Archbold police, an APD report states. An officer went to her home and knocked on the door. When she answered, the officer recognized her and placed her under arrest. She was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, and later […]

Ten Selected For Archbold Athletic Hall Of Fame



Nine athletes and one coach will be inducted into the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Jan. 20, 2018. The 2018 class includes Ed Grime, AHS ‘72; Curt Spotts, AHS ‘77; Roel Galvan, AHS ‘83; Chad Martz, AHS ‘90; Susan (Pape) White, AHS ‘94; Meredith (Neff) Luther, AHS ‘96; Kacy (Stevens) Myers, AHS ‘99; Jill (Evans) Holdgreve, AHS ‘02; […]


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