2018-08-08

Getting Ready For School



Teachers are busy getting their classrooms ready for the new school year. Above: Megan Martz, Archbold High School intervention specialist in English and math, gets help from her children, Maci, a third grader, and Dawson, a first grader. Right: Jason Bacik, Archbold second grade teacher, prepares folders for his students. The first day for Archbold students is Wednesday, Aug. 22.– […]

AHS Class of 1948 Holds Reunion



The Archbold High School Class of 1948 held its 70th reunion, Saturday, July 21, at The Home Restaurant. Front row, from left: Paul Sigg, Theron Short. Back row: Ann (Yedica) Beck, Valeria (Stuckey) Wyse, Kathryn Aschliman, Lauretta (Wyse) Nofziger, Helen (Stuckey) Short. Notes and phone calls were received from Judith (Miller) Becker, Doris (Schmucker) Short, Lois (Grieser) King, Consuelo (Mendez) […]

Pettisville Boys Golf Opens Season



Mike Zimmerman begins his first season at the helm of Pettisville golf with seven returning letterwinners from a team that finished 6-10 in dual-, tri-, and quadmeets in 2017. The Birds finished fifth in the Buckeye Border Conference last year after placing fourth in the conference tournament. Drew Canada was the only letterwinner lost to graduation. Returning are Austin Horning, […]

Report Blocked Railroad Crossings



Those frustrated by stopped trains blocking one or both of the railroad crossings in Archbold can take action. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has a page on its website where private citizens can post a report about blocked crossings, and submit photos. The reporting form can be found at www.puco.ohio.gov/ puco-forms/report-blockedcrossings to- federal- railroad administration. Duration One question asks […]

Huffman Wins Mid-Season Title



John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, won the mid-season championship in his class at the track at Fremont, Sunday, July 8. Huffman has been racing in the pro-oval class with valve-in-head engines on the asphalt oval track. For the mid-season championship, the points series leader in each class was recognized. So far, in seven out of 10 points-paying races, Huffman […]

Vehicle Struck



Carolyn M. Stutzman, 57, Wauseon, reported her sport utility vehicle was damaged while it was parked at the Doughbox Bakery, Tuesday, July 31. The Archbold police report states Stutzman believes the damage was done Sunday, July 29, between 10 am-3 pm. The driver side door was dented. Damage was estimated at $400.

Pre-Fair Judging Results Announced



The Fulton County 4-H program has announced pre-fair judging results. Abbreviations: HM, honorable mention; CW, county winner; SFR, state fair representative. Accessories for Teens: Arielle Bernal, HM Active Sportswear: Jenna Hallett, SFR, CW All About Dogs: Josie Spires, SFR, CW All Systems Go!: Elizabeth Theobald SFR, CW; JoBeth Daniels, HM Am I Ready for Work?: Morgan Helminiak, CW; Zacharias Siefker, […]

Woman Reports Harassment



Kelsey L. Stewart, 28, Archbold, filed a report of telecommunications harassment with Archbold police at 12:04 pm, Monday, July 30. Stewart said she had received several messages. She advised the subject to stop, but the messages continued. The messages started on Saturday, July 28. She asked officers to keep a report on file for documentation.

Milligan Makes Broadway Debut



People with a connection to Archbold can be found almost everywhere, including on Broadway, in New York City. Bonnie Milligan, AHS ‘02, made her Broadway debut in late July in the musical “Head Over Heels.” On Broadway, a street in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan, there are more than 40 theatres, each seating a minimum of 500 people, in the […]

Archbold Police Log



July 26 8:53 am: Lost keys, 100 block Pheasant Lane. 10:23 am: Traffic detail for street department. 7:25 pm: Suspicious person, 200 block Lafayette St. 7:33 pm: Domestic trouble, 100 block West Barre Rd. 10:15 pm: Domestic trouble, 200 block E. Mechanic St. July 27 12:15 am: Open garage door, 800 block Murbach St., owner closed door. 12:15 pm: Telephone […]