January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

King Has Protected Children at Crosswalk For 10 Years

Caring for others is in Darlene King’s DNA.  Whether she’s serving as a volunteer caregiver, baby-sitting for her grandnephews, or cooking for the Zion Mennonite Wednesday night childrens programs, her joy in serving others shines th More...

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Obituaries

Sue Ann Blosser LaRue

Sue Ann Blosser LaRue, 74, of Alabaster, Ala., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, after an extensive illness.  She was born Sept. 20, 1944, to the late Charles and Fern Zimmerman Blosser in Michigan.  On Sept. More...

Elizabeth “Beth” Genter

Elizabeth “Beth” Genter, 63, of Napoleon, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Genacross Napoleon Nursing Home in Napoleon.  She was born on June 25, 1955, in Napoleon to C. Lyle and Ilene J. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Dale William Holley, 56, Wauseon, died Jan. 24, 2019. Survivors include his wife, Jill, Archbold, and two children. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.  -----  Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work. –Horace   More...

Sports

Top-Ranked Blue Streaks Keep Rolling, Raise Record To 14-0

Archbold kept its numberone ranking in the Division III state Associated Press boys basketball poll intact with three wins last week. The Streaks survived a staunch test against Napoleon in the Thunderdome, Monday, Jan. 21, 66-61. More...

AHS Wrestlers Fourth At SSMC Duals

Archbold traveled to Sandusky, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, to compete in the Division III Sandusky St. Mary’s Wrestling Duals. Archbold placed fourth in the dual-format tournament, finishing with an 8-2 record. More...

Blue Streaks Hang With Indians, Blanks Vikings

Archbold traveled to Patrick Henry for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling quad meet, Thursday, Jan. More...

Religion

Central Wins Third Bible Quiz

To open the third Bible Quiz meet of the season, Sunday, Jan. More...

Organizations

Parkinson Support  Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold.   NAMI  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Epiphany Three  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “ABRAHAM: The God Who Provides,” Genesis 22, Byron Dickey.  Central Mennonite   More...

Backyard Bash Conflicts with New Wauseon Homecoming Dates

The Archbold Parks & Recreation Department Backyard Bash, set for June 21-22, does not conflict with events in Defiance and Napoleon.  But Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, said the event will conflict with the new reschedul More...

Revive Concert Series?

Whether it’s Austin To Archbold or under some other form, there appears to be a possibility that the concert series created by Max Nofziger could continue.  Nofziger is a resident of both Austin, Texas, and the Archbold area.  A suppo More...

 

News

Trustees Discuss Fire-EMS Cost Split

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told the German Township Trustees village officials are currently splitting expenses for fire and emergency medical services at a ratio of 18% for fire services to 82% for EMS.  More...

Public Record

Investigate Bingo Incident

Archbold police are investing a possible assault that resulted from a bingo game, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Man Drives Through Lawn

Two incidents involving Fairlawn Haven were in the preceding week’s police log.  An officer was called to Fairlawn about 9:53 am, Saturday, Jan. More...

Man Given Warning

Archbold police were called to the office of Childs Investment Group about 1:50 pm, Tuesday, Jan. More...

People

Couple To Wed At Lockport

Lowell and Ann Trausch, Paulding, announce the engagement of their daughter, Michal, Bryan, to Ethan Short, Archbold, son of and Sam and Janna, Archbold.  More...

Opinion

Music, Beer, And The Village Of Archbold

How times change.  It wasn’t that many years ago, the idea of selling beer on the streets of downtown Archbold would have caused a major uproar. More...

Old Photo Corner

Members of the 1969 Ridgeville Corners Falcons basketball team are, from left: Neal Kauffman; Tom Hoffman; Bill Fether; Carl Henry; Denny D. Meyer; Dave Pratt, coach; Randy Nelson; Frank Rohrs; Jim Rupp; Greg Wesche; Denny L. Meyer. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. More...