2018-11-14

What A Great Fall Season For AHS Sports



Fall saw the rise of four Archbold High School fall sports that advanced to their respective state tournaments. First, the boys golf team finished 10th in the Division II state tournament. That was after the Streaks won their fourth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship. Then the girls cross country team advanced to the Div. III state tournament where the […]

Two Collisions Reported



Archbold police released reports of two traffic mishaps that occurred during October. A car-deer accident occurred about 7:58 pm, Thursday, Oct. 25, on St. Rt. 2, about four-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 22. Jessica L. Flores, 37, Archbold, was driving a car east on the highway when she struck a deer. There were two passengers: Jasmine Flores, […]

Letter To The Editor



What can we take away from the mid-term elections? If you are an optimist, you put aside all the ignoble distractions and attempts to confuse the little guy in the street and see a basket full of opportunities. We can work on a bipartisan solution for health care. The immigration problem can be addressed and analyzed with equanimity. Many workers […]

Vandals Attack Pumpkins



Two reports of vandalism against pumpkins were filed with Archbold police on Saturday, Nov. 3. Charles J. Grieser, 30, 802 Walnut St., ­­told police three unknown male individuals had caused damage to pumpkins and a piece of vinyl siding on his home. He reported there is video of the suspects. Police are investigating. John D. Seawater, 49, 204 LaChoy Dr., […]

FCC Should Let Law Enforcement Loose On Robocallers

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It is not your imagination– those irritating robocalls to your cell phone are getting more frequent. Unwanted automated calls are such a nuisance, in fact, that a coalition of state attorneys general– including Pennsylvania’s Josh Shapiro– have made a formal request to the Federal Communications Commission for even tougher measures to crack down on robocallers. The request comes just a […]

Receives Donations



Jim King, Archbold, left, and Paul Colon, Wauseon, right, representatives of the FISH food pantry programs in the two communities, received donations from North Clinton Church. Money for the donations, totaling $7,366, was raised by the Grandstand Diner at the Fulton County Fair, operated by church members. Ed Miller, church diner chairman, is presenting the checks.– courtesy photo

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 David Deskins, Archbold superintendent, said he is considering disciplinary action against two male AHS students who brought an unknown substance, alleged to be gunpowder, to school. “From our end, we have no information to suggest the two kids intended to do any harm to the students or the school,” said Deskins. Deskins said […]

Park Board Discusses Spooktacular, New Baseball Diamonds



Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said there were about 350 youngsters at the Parks and Recreation Pumpkin Spooktacular, Saturday, Oct 27. Speaking to the Archbold Park Board at its Wednesday, Nov. 7 meeting, Kidder said the event went well. She said the village did not receive a NatureWorks grant for 2019. The village has received the grant […]

Archbold Police Log



Nov. 2 12:26 pm: Loose dog, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. 22, all okay, sitter came, took dog home. 2:53 pm: Citation to Marvin Foster, 82, Adrian, Mich., expired registration, 300 block Stryker St. 3:21 pm: Welfare check, St. Peter Catholic Church, lost. 4:59 pm: Vehicle unlock, ConAgra. 6:12 pm: Open door, Creighton Electric, all okay. 7:37 pm: Assist […]

Local Voters In Generous Mood On Election Day



Voters in Fulton County were in a generous mood, Tuesday, Nov. 6, approving all 11 tax issues put before them. Voters in German township passed the replacement of the township road levy, 1,936-684, a 1,252-vote margin of victory. When the replacement was approved, voters effectively reset the millage to the full one-mill amount. In the past, the millage was reduced […]


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