April 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Given Sesquicentennial Report

The list of events for the Archbold Sesquicentennial Celebration is 90% complete, Archbold Village Council learned at its Monday, April 4 meeting. More...

Prince, Princess Come To Life In ‘The Little Mermaid’

Walt Disney Studios released “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in 1937. With that full-length, all animated feature film, the first “Disney Princess” was born. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Mary I. Grime, 80, Archbold, died March 30, 2016. Survivors include her husband, John P., and six children. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Tampering Results In Gas Leak At Former Shopko Building

Thom Ross, interim Archbold police chief, is releasing few details in the case of someone tampering with a furnace at the former Shopko building.  Officers received a report of a possible gas leak at the vacant building at 10:39 am, Wednesday, More...

Youth Charged

A 13-year-old Archbold boy has been charged with juvenile delinquency for making a false police report. More...

Truck Pulls Down Wires

A semi trailer that was too tall pulled down electrical lines from three buildings about 11:42 am, Wednesday, March 23.  The semi tractor, described as a “shuttle cab,” and the trailer are both owned by Sauder Woodworking. David S. More...

Opinion

Defiance County Commissioners Concerned

Defiance County commissioners have made it clear. They are not interested in moving St. Rt. 66 to Domersville Road in their county. Period. Stop. More...

Bad Neighbor Policy

Other Editors Say...

Call it cruel irony. With all the political chest-thumping about alleged criminals and rapists pouring across the U.S. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 12, 2006   Doug Krauss, AHS athletic director and boys basketball coach, will retire at the end of the year.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians 2, “Work It Out,” Jesse Kahler.   More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, April 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. More...

Drummers Warm Up

The Archbold High School Marching Band drum line warms up backstage at Walt Disney World before the band paraded through the park, Thursday, March 31. More...

Village Okays 55% Tax Credit For ConAgra

Archbold Village Council approved a seven-year, 55% tax credit for ConAgra Foods at its Monday, April 4 meeting. More...

Sesquicentennial Committee Has $8,266.02 In Bank

Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee has $8,266.02 in the bank, including $3,050 in donations received from area businesses. More...

Blue Streaks March At Disney World

The Archbold High School Marching Band, led by field commanders Kenzie Short, Emily Rose, and Darby Stevens, from left, carry the band banner at Disney World in Florida, Thursday, March 31. More...

 

News

Coating Of Snow

Crystals of snow coat hyacinths, left, and mini tulips after strong winds and snow squalls blew through the area, Saturday afternoon, April 2. The snow was melted by Sunday afternoon, April 3.– photos by Mary Huber   More...

Hog On Auction Block For Friday Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction

One of the biggest, most interesting items being offered at the 50th annual Fairlawn Auction won’t be there.  Joyce Winzeler, president of the Fairlawn Auxiliary, said Donna Konst, Fairlawn chief executive officer, is also the co-owner of More...

Council Refinances Bonds, Saves $30,000 Per Year

Archbold Village Council dealt with several financial matters at its Monday, April 4 meeting, including a plan that could save $30,000 a year.  Council approved the refinancing of $3.25 million in bonds that were originally issued in 2010.  More...

Sports

Streak Softballers Start Season Slow

The Archbold softball team started the season with a non-league win over Otsego while dropping a pair of non-league encounters with Maumee and Tinora.  The Streaks also lost three games to Mother Nature as cold temperatures and rain hampered the More...

Streaks Run In Tri-Meet With Bulldogs, Bears

Archbold girls tied for second and the boys finished third in a tri-meet with Bryan and Defiance at Bryan, Tuesday, March 29.  The AHS girls won seven events, while the boys won two.  Girls   Bryan 54, Archbold 50, Defiance 50  More...

Pettisville Drops Two

The Pettisville baseball team kicked off the season with a pair of losses to Northwest Ohio Athletic League squads Wauseon and Delta.  On the road for both games, the Blackbirds lost 7-0 to Wauseon, Tuesday, March 29, and 8-2 to Delta, Friday, A More...