2018-02-07

‘What Are We Gonna Do’ About Transportation Issues, Fryman Asks



Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, reached out to the Fulton County Commissioners and the German Township Trustees for help with Co. Rd. 24. There was a special meeting of Archbold Village Council, German Township Trustees, and Fulton County Commissioners, Monday, Feb. 5, in council chambers. Jeff Rupp, a commissioner, and Vaughn Bentz, a councilman, were absent due to illness. Fryman told […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Joseph H. Molina, Wauseon, following too close, US20A, $37, $43. Daniel Robert Casarez, Defiance, speeding, 79-55, US20A, $100, $43. Lisa A. Miller, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic signal, N. Shoop Ave. at E. Linfoot St., […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 The person who stole two Road Closed signs and barricades last week created a deadly situation. Dan Leininger, German Township road superintendent, said water was across Co. Rd. G. Two Closed To Through Traffic road signs were placed at the intersections of Co. Rd. G and 24, and Co. Rd. G and 25-2. […]

Mignin Is Tops When It Comes To Dogs




Some members of the student body at Archbold High School think Elizabeth Mignin, a sophomore, is weird. But that weird girl with all the dog clothes (dog Tshirts, dog-print leggings) who goes to dog shows every weekend, is in fact, the United Kennel Club number one junior dog showman. That’s in the nation, by the way. But she is converting […]

Local Man Sentenced On Drug Charge



Stuart Carroll, 51, Archbold, was sentenced to seven months in prison and ordered to pay court costs in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Friday, Jan. 26. Carroll was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on a single count of possession of heroin on Aug. 21, 2017. He entered a guilty plea. Scott Haselman Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in […]

Schultz: 10 Years Left In Water Tower



Scott Schultz, Archbold Water Treatment Plant superintendent, said the village water tower, located at the corner of Oak and West streets, has about 10 years of service life left. Schultz told Archbold Village Council, Monday, Feb. 5, the tower was inspected by an outside consulting firm, which reported the tower must be painted in one to two years. The inside […]

Thomson Is New NSCC President



Michael Thomson, a campus president at Cuyahoga Community College, will become the next president of Northwest State Community College. During a special meeting of the NSCC Board of Trustees, Friday, Feb. 2, the board officially named Thomson and passed a motion to prepare an 18-month contract at $185,000 per year. Thomson is currently the president of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) […]

Report Grade School Assault



An assault occurred at the elementary school between 8 am-3 pm, an Archbold police report states. The victim was a six-yearold who suffered no injuries. The investigative officer spoke with the victim and the adult who reported the assault. He later contacted the suspect and his mother. “All parties stated that they would inform the teachers and principal about the […]

Chilly, Snowy



Eight-year-old Corbin Hicks, Archbold, was walking this pair of pooches, Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4. Archbold was treated to a total of 4.5 inches of snow from Friday, Feb. 2, through Monday, Feb. 5, the Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant reported.– photo by David Pugh

AHS Musicians Earn Top Awards In Solo, Ensemble Competitions



Archbold High School musicians, vocalists, and instrumentalists brought home a large share of awards from Ohio Music Education Association District 1 competition, Saturday, Feb. 3, at Bryan. The contest was for solos and ensembles. Some students competed in vocal and instrumental contests. On the vocal side, Kent Vandock, director of choral activities in the Archbold schools, said Kate Nofziger earned […]