Festival Of Lights Tampered With

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said light displays in the Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park have been tampered with. “Somebody, or some group of somebodies, has been going into the park and unplugging the displays,” she said. The tampering started after the lights were first turned on Friday, Nov. 24. One night, she said, threequarters of […]

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 7 1:30 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Colony Meadows. Dec. 8 9:29 am: Unreturned property, Dollar General. 10:49 am: Larceny, Subway. 11:08 am: Follow-up, 100 block Frey Rd., hit-skip vehicle located. 11:08 am: Lost dog, 400 block Park St. 11:23 am Defiance Street Norfolk Southern crossing blocked by train. 2 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Barber Club, unresponsive. 6 pm: Low-hanging wire, S. […]

Arrested On Assault Charge

Heather L. Liechty, 34, Stryker, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 2, on a charge of assault, an Archbold police report states. Police were called about 6:40 pm to a report of a fight in the 600 block of South Lincoln Street. When officers arrived, Liechty and the alleged victim, Echo Franz, 34, Napoleon had been separated. The report states Franz was […]

Buffalo Chicken Wonton Cups

1/2 cup Ranch veggie dip36 wonton wrappers36 teaspoons hot sauce, divided (1 teaspoon per cup)2 cups diced and cookedchicken1/4 cup chopped fresh jalapeño pepper1/3 cup chopped green onion1/2 cup Finely diced celery Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray one side of each wonton wrapper with vegetable oil spray. Press wonton wrappers, oil coated-side-down into miniature muffin cups. Bake 10 to […]

Fire Department Contract Draft Okayed By Council

Archbold Village Council has approved a draft agreement for the operation of the Archbold Fire Department that will be presented to the German Township Trustees. Council approved the measure at its Monday, Dec. 18 meeting. The agreement comes after almost two years of haggling between the two entities over the future of the department. Jeff Fryman, mayor, said the new […]

Archbold EMS Log

Dec. 5 7:29 am: 500 block Haven Dr., difficulty breathing, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 3:40 pm: 800 block Ringenberg Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. Dec. 6 1:27 am: 800 block West Barre Rd., difficulty breathing, transported to FCHC. 8:28 am: Colony Meadows, medical, refused treatment. Dec. 7 3:06 am: Arrow Tru- Line, medical, transported to Community Hospitals & […]

Public Meetings

Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 21, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 11 a.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold.


Reece Bunke, an Archbold second grade student, performed during the second grade Christmas musical, Thursday, Dec. 14.– photo by David Pugh

Class Of 2018 Letters To Santa Written In 2007 Show A Variety Of Wishes

A Look Back When They Were Second Graders

A longstanding Christmas tradition in the Archbold Buckeye is the annual publication of second graders’ letters to Santa. Thanks to the cooperation of second grade teachers in the Archbold and Pettisville school districts, children’s Christmas wishes are shared with the community, exactly as they are written. Ten years ago, members of the Class of 2018 were second graders themselves. Their […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Tara Ayala, Wauseon vs Brent Cagala, Huntington, Ind., obligor. URESA. The Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Jeffrey Gillen, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Ditech Financial, LLC, Tempe, Ariz., plaintiff vs Chad Wagner, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. Autumn Adams, Toledo, plaintiff vs Daniel Rittner, Lima, defendant. Other civil. Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Abbigail Rodriguez, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. […]

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