May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New School Levy On Ballot In 2020?

Christine Ziegler, Archbold School District treasurer, told the school board that based on her five-year financial forecast, the district may need a new property tax levy in 2020.  More...

Archbold High School Class Of 2018 ~ Top 10%

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Special Sections

Obituaries

Lucille Gobrogge

Lucille Gobrogge, 83, of Ridgeville Corners, died on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at CHP Hospice in Defiance. She was born July 16, 1934, in Napoleon, to Otto and Lorena (Dehnbostel) Behnfeldt. More...

Public Record

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. More...

Arrest Man On Warrant

An Archbold police officer checking on the welfare of an individual found a man who was wanted on a warrant from Western District Court.  The officer wrote in his report he visited a residence in the East Gardens apartment complex to perform a w More...

Archbold Police Log

May 11   9:20 am: Disabled vehicle, 300 block Nolan Parkway.  1:15 pm: Delivered message for Bowling Green police, 400 block Murbach St.  2:44 pm: Front and back doors left open, 400 block West St.  4 pm: Reckless operation, outsi More...

Sports

Short, McQuade Advance To State

Luke McQuade made history in 2017 when he and Jereme Rupp, his doubles partner, advanced to the Division II state boys tennis tournament for the first time in AHS history.  The duo advanced to the second round before falling.  More...

Third Straight District Title

Archbold advances to the Division III regional baseball tournament for the third consecutive year thanks to a nail-biting 2-1 win over Eastwood in the district championship game, Saturday, May 19, at Defiance High School.  More...

Streaks Shoot Down Comets In District Semifinal

Senior third baseman Trevor Rupp and junior lefthanded pitcher Rigo Ramos came up with big games when they were needed the most, as Archbold (23-5) came from behind to nip Genoa 3-2 in the Division III district semifinal baseball tournament at Defian More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “JUDGES-Breaking The Cycle Of Sin-Depths of Depravity: Misplaced Guilt,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Welch Indicted For Grand Theft

Matt Welch, former treasurer of the Archbold Athletic Boosters, has been indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury.  Information available from the Clerk of Courts office via the Internet shows Welch was indicted on a single count of grand theft, a More...

School Board Members Cast ‘No’ Votes On Personnel Issues

There were three “no” votes cast by three members of the Archbold School Board on personnel matters during its Monday night, May 21 meeting.  Board members spent about one hour in executive session. More...

State-Bound

The AHS boys doubles tennis team of Erik Short, left, and Luke McQuade placed third at the Div. II district tournament and advanced to the state tournament in Mason, Friday and Saturday, May 25-26. More...

Pettisville High School Class Of 2018 ~ Top 10%

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News

Band Awards Announced At Concert

Awards for musicianship and dedication, and support for a classmate, were part of the activities at the Archbold 5-12 Band Concert, Monday, May 7, at the Archbold High School Auditorium.  At the high school level, Connor Hagans was the recipient More...

Alex Products Sold To North American Stamping Group

No Layoffs Planned

In a move that surprised many, Alex Products, which started and grew in Ridgeville Corners, has been purchased by another firm.  North American Stamping Group, a Portland, Tenn.- based company, announced Monday, May 14, it purchased Alex Product More...

Pettisville Team Places In Top Third Of National Quiz Team Tournament

The Pettisville High School “Nerd Herd”– its academic quiz team– took on the Pettisville School Board, Monday, May 14, in a final demonstration that capped off an eventful year. More...

People

Earn Degrees

Julia Richer, Archbold, graduated with a Master of Arts degree in education during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 6, at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va.  -----  Peter Schoenhals, AHS ‘14 and son of Walter and Joy, More...

Earns Degree

Jesse Fidler, AHS ‘14 and daughter of Tim and Melanie, graduated magna cum laude, Monday, May 14, from Lourdes University, Sylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education.  Magna cum laude requires a 3.7-3.89 gpa at More...

Academic Honors

Brooke Waidelich, PHS ‘14 and daughter of Lee and Shawn, received several awards at the annual Defiance College Honors Day Convocation.  Waidelich was named a senior dean’s scholar, senior Carolyn M. More...

Opinion

Honoring Our War Dead

Memorial Day: the day we honor those who put on the military uniform of one of the United States Armed Forces and gave their lives for our country. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 28, 2008   Archbold High School will graduate 116 seniors, Sunday June 1. It is the 117th graduation ceremony.  More...

Old Photo Corner

This old Scott Theatre poster from the 1940s was found by Ted Ripke, Ridgeville Corners, as he cleaned out some old files in his home. It advertises upcoming movies at the theatre in downtown Archbold. More...