Village Council Okays Pickup Purchase

Archbold Village Council approved the purchase of a new pickup truck for the Archbold Street Department at its Monday, Feb. 5 meeting. Council agreed to the purchase of a 2018 Ram 1500 from Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram. The dealership proposed $19,165 for the vehicle. Christy Motors offered a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for $21,953.70, which was $2,798.70 more than the Ram. […]

Western District 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.) Lori A. Ripke, rural Ridgeville Corners, speeding, 51-35, Miller Ave., $47, $93. Phillip L. Wolf, Napoleon, failed to maintain reasonable control, St. Rt. 108, $102, $93. Elaine A. Herr, Archbold, disobeyed stop sign, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 Teachers in the Archbold Area School District will get 6.5% in base pay hikes in a contract approved by the Archbold Area School Board. Negotiations for wages and insurance issues have taken place since April 2007. Cast members of the Archbold Community Theatre production of “A Murder Is Announced” appear in a photograph. […]

Earns Degree

Benjamin Eggers, rural Archbold, received a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture during commencement exercises, Dec. 17, 2017, at The Ohio State University.

Man Indicted In Local Stolen Trailer Case

Darren S. Gaylord, 48, Toledo, was indicted in connection with a trailer stolen from the village of Archbold. The trailer was taken from the Archbold Water Treatment plant sometime between 11:24 am, Nov. 24, and 7:45 am, Nov. 27, 2017. In a press release, Archbold police said surveillance video caught images of the vehicle involved in the theft. Representatives from […]

Musical Honors

4-H News

The first meeting of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club is Monday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. —– The first meeting of the Countryside Clovers 4-H Club is Tuesday, Feb. 27, 7 pm, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington. A guest speaker will represent the service dog program. Each family should bring a package of dog treats […]

Wheels Stolen From Dealer Lot

Two front wheels were stolen from a truck on the lot of Terry Henricks Ford, an Archbold police report states. The theft occurred sometime between 5 pm, Friday, Feb. 9, and 7:30 am, Sunday, Feb. 11. Taken were two front wheels and tires from a 2018 model medium duty truck. The vehicle was left sitting on a floor jack. Left […]

Council Okays Street Bid

Archbold Village Council approved the bid of Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay, to rebuild Depot and High Streets in the village. The action came during the Monday, Feb. 19 council meeting. Depot Street will be rebuilt from North Defiance Street to East Holland Street. High Street, which starts at Murbach Street and terminates at a dead end, will also be reconstructed. Both […]

No Decision On Storm Sewers For Pettisville

There was no decision to move forward on a roughly $1 million storm sewer project for Pettisville at a Thursday, Feb. 15 joint meeting of the German Township Trustees, Clinton Township Trustees, and Fulton County Commissioners. But there was a decision to pursue a smaller storm sewer repair project on the west side of the community. Big Project For at […]

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