Swedes Don’t Wear Tennis Shoes, AHS Music Teacher Reports

How do you tell Americans from Swedes in Sweden? Look for the athletic shoes. “Swedes don’t wear tennis shoes,” said Kent Vandock, Archbold High School choral music director. “All the streets are cobblestone, so they wear a flexible shoe,” but it’s not what we’re use to in the U.S. he said. Vandock was part of a chorus made up of […]

Fire In Vacant Farm House Called Arson

The State Fire Marshall office has determined the Monday, Sept. 24 fire in a vacant twostory farm house was started by an arsonist. Archbold firefighters were originally dispatched to the blaze, reportedly on Co. Rd. BC, at about 3:06 am. When they arrived at the fire scene, they discovered the fire was in Williams County on Co. Rd. F-50. The […]

Village Hosts Pie Baking

Sauder Village Apple Butter Making week hosted an old-fashioned pie baking contest, Saturday, Sept. 29. Judges are, seated, from left: Penny Moran, Sylvania (formerly of Wauseon), John Tiffany, Wauseon, and Carolyn Gisel, standing, Archbold.- Photo by David Pugh

Amazing Archbold Youth

Kid power is great! Two groups of Archbold young people, ages elementary through high school seniors, showed the world what they could achieve over the summer. They volunteered to help unfortunate people in need. Thirty-six vocational agriculture and industrial arts students plus members of the senior class helped clean up an Ottawa, Ohio, home on Aug. 31. It flooded earlier […]

Paving To Start Next Week On North Lincoln St. Project

Brooks Contracting, Perrysburg, is anticipating starting putting the first layers of asphalt on the North Lincoln Street-East Williams Street reconstruction project next week. In response to a question from Kevin Morton, councilman, Bob Seaman, village engineer, told council at the Monday night, Oct. 1 meeting the firm is still waiting on the removal of some utility poles, but can work […]

Unknown Vehicle Hits Lincoln St. Fire Hydrant

A fire hydrant, located on South Lincoln Street about 50 feet south of the intersection of the East Mechanic Street intersection, was damaged, possibly by a large truck. An Archbold Police report states the hydrant and one of two protective posts was broken off. No tire tracks were found. Damage was done sometime between 7 am and about 9 am […]

Archbold Golfers Advance To District

First Time Since 1992

The Archbold High School boys golf team advanced to district competition for the first time since 1992, finishing second at the Division III sectional golf tournament at Auglaize Country Club, Thursday, Sept. 27. The Streaks fell two strokes shy of tying Kalida for the championship. The Wildcats finished with a team score of 316; the Blue Streaks shot a 318. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1997 The addition of a turn late at the St. Rt. 66 and 34 intersection appears to have addressed the problem of auto accidents. There are some funds set aside to work on safety-related projects. When it comes to the construction of a bridge over the Tiffin River, at Lockport, only one thing is […]

Respecting The Flag

Presenting the colors for the Archbold Homecoming game are members of the Archbold American Legion Post 311. From left: Jarin Stoner, David Dohm, Scott Dominique, David Liechty, and Lenny Miller.- photo by Scott Schultz

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second is the legal speed. The first dollar amount is fine, second, costs.) Traffic Cassondra L. Hardy, rural Archbold, speeding, 52-40, Short-Buehrer Rd, $37 fine, $54 costs. Kyle R. Hogrefe, traffic control device, S. Defiance St., $37, $54. Dawn M. Buie, rural Fayette, speeding, 68-55, […]