2018-04-18

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Easter 3 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “JUDGES Breaking The Cycle Of Sin – Samson: Fatal Flaws,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Bev Miller, Eric Richer, Gavin Riegsecker, greeters; music team, gathering music; Jen Nafziger, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Wayne Short, mission moment. Message, “Q & A,” Regina Wenger, […]

Buehrer Retires As Archbold Elementary Media Specialist



Deb Buehrer, Archbold elementary media specialist, will retire effective July 1. The Archbold school board accepted her retirement resignation at its Monday, April 16 meeting. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said Buehrer has served in the Archbold school district for 20 years, with 32 total years in education. Rex said Buehrer has been great with kids, working with them and reading to […]

Time To Lift Veil Of Secrecy From Ohio’s Jobs Initiative

Other Editors Say...

For seven years, JobsOhio, the state’s privatized economic- development endeavor, has been shielded from public view, much to the displeasure of open-government advocates. Indeed, the media have consistently challenged arguments presented by the proponents of secrecy and have demanded accountability and transparency on behalf of the taxpayers. Not surprisingly, such demands have fallen on deaf ears. But that could change […]

Archbold Man Gets Prison Term



Jerry E. Stevens, 60, Archbold, was sentenced to 24 months in prison in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, April 11. Stevens was indicted on Oct. 16, 2017, on a felony charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He entered a guilty plea to the charge. The charge stemmed from an incident during the early morning hours of Sept. […]

Township Trustees Talk About Stop Signs



German Township Trustees discussed stop signs on Co. Rd. 24, and possibly changing some four-way stops to two-way stops, at their Monday, April 9 meeting. Joe Short, a trustee, specifically addressed the intersection of the Fulton-Henry County line road and Co. Rd. 24. The north side of the county line road is Fulton Co. Rd. A; the south side is […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Tom Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, said Monday, Mari Yoder, executive director of Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected as a vice president of NSCC. Legislation currently pending in the Ohio House of Representatives could lower the cost of a new school building for property owners of the Pettisville […]

Five Sentenced



A Wauseon man was sentenced on an assault charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, April 10: •Mark Cormack, 21; indicted Sept. 18, 2017, on two counts, felonious assault; pled guilty to one count, felonious assault; on Aug. 18, 2017, knowingly caused serious physical harm to another; sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit […]

AHS Baseball Stays Perfect At 9-0



The Archbold baseball team improved to 9-0, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with five victories last week. AHS 7, Liberty Center 0 A two-run double by Kade Kern in the fifth inning broke open a 1-0 game, as Archbold scored five runs in the inning on its way to a 7-0 win at Liberty Center (2-2, 0- 1 […]

Youngest Attendee?



Meagan Beck and her son Lofton, who was the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2018, were in the crowd for the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, Friday night, April 6. The event raised about $30,000 for the Fairlawn Auxiliary.– photo by David Pugh

Injury Crash In Village



Two persons, one a child, were injured in a collision at the intersection of South Defiance Street and West Beech Street about 8 am, Monday, April 9. The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Delia Leyva, 47, Archbold, was driving a car west on East Beech Street. A passenger was Daniel Leyva, 9, same address. Delia Leyva drove […]


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