2017-11-22

Library Board Talks About Levy Passage



The Archbold Community Library Board talked about the passage of its 1.2-mill property tax levy during its Wednesday, Nov. 15 meeting. Gerald Short, a board member, said he was very pleased with the response of voters in Ridgeville Township, who passed the levy with 56% of the vote. Short explained many years ago (Editor’s note: 1969-70) the Ridgeville School District […]

Citation Issued In Dog Bite Case



Brian Banister, Fulton County dog warden, said he issued a citation to the owner of a dog that was involved in a biting incident that occurred about 11 am, Thursday, Nov. 9. Kendra Nichole Orona, 28, Archbold, told a police officer she was attacked by a dog whose owner lives in the 500 block of West Barre Road. The police […]

Giving Thanks For Our Blessings



Thanksgiving is upon us, a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy being together. It’s also the time when we look back and reflect on the blessings we have received in the past. Several things come to mind. We are thankful that several Archbold and Pettisville sports teams and school groups have had such great years. We grieve […]

Archbold Woman Sentenced



Donna Roth, 54, rural Archbold, was given a 67-day jail sentence with credit for time served in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, Nov. 15. Roth was originally indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on July 17 on one count each of trespassing in a habitation when a person is present or likely to be present, and criminal trespass. […]

Change Stolen



Andrea Short, 31, 607 North Defiance Street, told Archbold police someone entered her garage and took $20 in change from vehicles parked inside. The theft occurred sometime between 6:30 pm, Sunday, Nov. 12, and 4:30 am, Monday, Nov. 13. The garage, which is not attached to the residence, was unlocked, as were the two vehicles.

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Archbold Police Log



Nov. 10 3:17 pm: Verbal warning, parked blocking sidewalk, 100 block Blue Streak Dr. 3:18 pm: Damaged crosswalk sign, Franklin St. at Stryker St., notified street department. 3:36 pm: Loose black dog, 200 block Middle St., advised owner. Nov. 11 11:01 am: Animal call, 1900 block S. Defiance St. 8:48 pm: Suspicious person, Fox Chase, gone when officer arrived. 10:21 […]

AACC Board Members



Members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Board for 2018 are seated, from left: Christine Ziegler, treasurer; Amy Krueger, executive director; Karla Ball, president-elect; Julie Nofziger, member at large. Second row: Dave Lersch, Jr., immediate past-president; Jayma Gobrogge, member at large; Melissa McKeever, administrative assistant; Dave Nafziger, member at large; Brian Pietras, member at large; Jodi Figgins, secretary. Third […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 Council debated the procedure to change zoning laws at the Monday meeting. Recently, Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals met in a joint session and outlined five proposed changes in the zoning ordinances. School Board granted members of the classified staff and educational aides a 1.5% raise for each of the […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Michaelene Buckenmeyer, Delta, plaintiff vs Steven Bergeon, Defiance, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order). Bill Bowser, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Kendall Snyder, c/o CCNO, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order). Credit Acceptance Corporation, Southfield, Mich., plaintiff vs Victoria Creps, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Pennymac Loan Services, Moorpark, Calif., plaintiff vs Fritz Wells, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Capital One Bank, […]