July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ten Years After Farm Accident, Tyler Priest Impacts People ‘Who Need Motivation’

Ten years ago, on July 6, 2008, 13-year-old Tyler Priest was working on the farm of a family friend near Van Wert.  It was something he loved to do.  But that day he fell under the wheel of a tractor and was run over, from midchest to his h More...

No New Hepatitis A Cases In Henry County

Joy Ermie, Director of Community Health for the Henry County Health Department, said Monday, July 16, there still is only one case of hepatitis A in that county.  “We have immunized about 250 people,” she said. More...

District Has Done Great Job With Finances: Downey

John Downey, an Archbold School Board member, said the school district has done a tremendous job with finances.  Speaking at the Monday, July 16 board meeting, Downey said with local revenue staying essentially flat, and money from the state onl More...

Last School Board Meeting For Rex

Members of the Archbold School Board, and school staff members, praised Aaron Rex, outgoing superintendent, for his work and accomplishments during his 5 1/2 years on the job.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Norbert Henry “Bert” Lisak

Norbert Henry “Bert” Lisak, age 92, of Archbold, passed away July 18, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary (Loda) Lisak; his sister, Irene Lisak; and brothers-in-law, Roger Batt, All More...

Elden Henry Badenhop

Elden Henry Badenhop, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  Elden was born on Oct. 8, 1931, in Napoleon, to the late Henry and Mathilda (Meyer) Badenhop.  More...

Janis K. Benecke

Janis K. Benecke, 72, of Ridgeville Corners, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at St. More...

People

First Swim

Whitney Jagielski, Archbold, visited the Archbold Swimming Pool with daughter Nova, six months, on Thursday, July 5. It was Nova’s first trip to a pool.– photo by David Pugh More...

Simon Attends Congress Of Future Medical Leaders

Leslie Simon, a senior at Archbold High School and daughter of Tim and Dawn, was a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., from June 25-27. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 23-30 MONDAY: beef & cabbage soup, potato salad, green salad, jello. TUESDAY: country-fried steak w/country gravy, mashed potatoes, sugar snap peas, apricots. More...

Opinion

Threats

No one wants to be threatened. Whether it’s a threat to expose an embarrassing moment, legal action, or physical harm, it’s unpleasant and scary.  There are some jobs where threats come regularly. Police officers. More...

Trump Keeps Allies Off Balance

Other Editors Say...

Half a century ago, Democratic Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield was NATO’s fiercest critic.  Today, Republican President Donald Trump is the one taking up the mantle.  Mansfield in 1971 wanted European nations to pay a fairer sha More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 23, 2008   Bud Hitt, 83, remembers what a sharpshooter his wife Gertrude was with a bow and arrow.  Bud and Gert specialized in building bows and arrows for many years in Archbold. More...

Breaking News - 7/22/2018 2:57 PM

STATE ACME TOURNAMENT - Free Access

Archbold 5, Perrysburg 0

Leading 3-0 after one inning, Archbold rolled to a 5-0 shutout of Perrysburg (19-5) in the first round of the state Acme baseball tournament, Sunday, July 22, at Defiance High School.Quarterfinal games were delayed from Saturday because of rain.The S More...

Breaking News - 7/18/2018 12:20 AM

JUNIOR ACME STATE FINAL

Anthony Wayne 9, Archbold 4

Archbold had no answers for Anthony Wayne hitters, as the Generals (17-3) racked up 14 hits on their way to a 9-4 win over the Streaks (23-2) to win the Junior Acme State Baseball Championship, Tuesday, July 17, at Elida. More...

Acme Team Wins Third Straight District Title

The Archbold Acme baseball team won its third straight District 2 district championship, Sunday, July 15, with a 10-0 win over Kalida in five innings. More...

Interest In Art

Emi Pinter, 7, watches as Meg Mello, 13, creates a drawing during the Black Swamp Arts Council Creative Arts Camp, Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13, at Archbold Middle School. Both are from Archbold. More...

 

News

Archbold Police Officer Takes On CCNO Job

Dennis Sullivan, a part-time police officer with the Archbold Police Department, is the new executive director of the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.  Sullivan was appointed to the job during the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio sp More...

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Among The Best Of ACT

Archbold Community Theatre is, by definition, an amateur theater company. More...

High Dive

Becca Rupp, 12, Archbold, jumps off the high dive at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Thursday, July 5.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Public Record

Put Out Field Fire

Archbold fire crews respond to a field fire at the home of Isaac Weber, 19782 Co. Rd. D, about 10:07 am, Wednesday, July 11. Burning trash started the fire in an overgrown field. More...

Ramey Murder Sentence Indefinite

James Ramey, 28, Toledo, has been sentenced to 27 1/2 years to life in prison, as a result of his negotiated plea entered Friday, July 6. More...

Man Arrested On Warrant

Archbold police arrested Jose Martinez, 25, Archbold, on a warrant from Fulton County Western District Court on Tuesday, July 10. The warrant was issued in connection with a driving while-license-suspended charge that was filed in May. More...

Sports

Archbold Junior Acme Plays For State Championship

The Archbold Junior Acme team (23-1) defeated Elida 14-1 in five innings in the state semifinals, Monday, July 16, to advance to the state championship game for the second straight year.  The state finals were scheduled for yesterday, Tuesday, a More...

Acme Team Wins Third Straight District Title

With back-to-back state championships in 2016 and 2017, the Archbold Acme baseball team hopes to make it three straight after winning the District 2 district championship, Sunday, July 15, at Patrick Henry.  The Streaks opened double elimination More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Brooke Waidelich, PHS ‘14 and daughter of Lee and Shawn, was named the Female Athlete of the Year at Defiance College and has been nominated as the National Collegiate Athletic Association Woman of the Year.  A senior, Waidelich competed i More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Eight  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  July 15: Brittany Hicks, Wauseon, boy.   More...