Opinion

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 8, 2009 After nearly an hour of debate, council voted to take $250,000 from the village capital project fund to pay down debt on Woodland Park. That, combined with $50,000 from park board funds, will reduce the $2.45 million debt on park construction to $2.15 million. During their six years in Russia, Tom and Carol […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Pam Sauder and her husband, Mike, were riding separate motorcycles on Henry Co. Rd. U, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, when the wind caught Pam’s bike and slammed it into a guardrail. The crash broke two bones in her lower leg. Almost a year after the crash, she still uses crutches to get around. […]

Old Photo Corner



Zeno Miller, rural Pettisville, found this poster of an Archbold Christmas promotion, possibly from the 1960s. The promotion encouraged people to shop in Archbold for the holiday season. Notice the top prize was three ponies! Doesn’t every child want a pony?

The Public Has A Right To Read The Mueller Report



Conservatives and liberals agree on few things, but both sides are in agreement on at least one. The results of the investigation conducted by Robert Mueller must be made public. The report on Mueller’s 22-month probe into the allegations of cooperation between Russia and Donald Trump, U.S. president, and his campaign officials was turned over to the Department of Justice […]

Important Lessons For Athletes



It was certainly disappointing that the Archbold boys basketball team had its hopes for a state championship derailed in the district semifinals, Thursday, March 7. Everyone likes to win. In winning, there are lessons to be learned. Hard work pays off. Talent without coaching is talent left undeveloped. Teamwork is the key to success. Commitment and dedication are not meaningless […]

Publisher’s Call For Klan “Ride” Is Inexcusable

Other Editors Say...

Has he lost his mind? If so, the publisher of an Alabama newspaper who has called for lynching some federal legislators should check himself into a psychiatric hospital. If he hasn’t, then he should face criminal charges. Goodloe Sutton of the tiny Democrat-Reporter authored and published an editorial suggesting it was “time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2009 Some citizens question why the Archbold Fire Department has a rescue boat, when there isn’t a major lake or river within an hour’s drive. However, if anyone asks Joey and Kami Beck, Stryker, they would probably tell you the boat is worth its weight in gold. Archbold Rescue used the boat to rescue […]


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