Algae Blamed For Bad Taste, Odor In Water

Blue-green algae growing in the small Archbold reservoir caused tap water to smell and taste odd. Customers of the Archbold Water Treatment Plant noticed the problem about two weeks ago; many were still talking about it last week. Rick Schantz, superintendent of the water treatment plant, said water treatment plant workers drew water out of the small reservoir for about […]

Police Investigate Crash At East Gardens Last Wed.

Archbold Police officers are still investigating an auto mishap that occurred at the East Gardens complex about 10:35 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 19. Archbold Rescue transported Eric M. Clark, 24, Hamler, to Archbold Hospital as a result of the crash. He was treated and released. Police officers issued him a citation for reckless operation off streets and highways. A second subject […]

Streaks Split League Openers

The Archbold wrestling team traveled to Wauseon, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League tri-meet with the host Indians and Bryan. The Bears won, first defeating Wauseon 54-23, then dropping Archbold 57-20. The Streaks picked up a 43- 33 win over the Indians to go 13-4 on the year, 1-1 in the dual meet portion of the NWOAL. […]


NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board building/facility committee, Thursday, Dec. 27, 3:30 p.m., Lugbill Bros., Inc., Archbold. Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 9-3 p.m., Henry County American Red Cross, 117 W. Washington, Napoleon; Thursday, Dec. 27, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1075 Glenwood, Napoleon.

Baby Gives Up Crown

One Person Is Injured In Area Vehicle Mishaps

Archbold Rescue transported Amanda L. Flower, 18, Montpelier, to Archbold Hospital after a one-car incident at 11:11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12. She was cited for failure to control. A Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Flower was westbound on Co. Rd. B when she lost control of her vehicle one-tenth of a mile east of Co. Rd. 25. Her car […]


Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball

Archbold traveled to Fairview, Tuesday, Dec. 11, and came home with a 22-15 victory. Scoring were McKenzie Yoder, 8 points, 1 steal, 1 assist; Taylor Coressel, 4 points, 7 steals, 4 assists; Ella Weaver, 4 points, 1 steal; Amanda Lovejoy, 2 points. The Streaks lost their home opener, Thursday, Dec. 13 to Wauseon, 29- 11. Scoring were Coressel, 5 points, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 11: Jennifer and David Nicohols, Ottawa, girl; Yvonne King, Archbold, boy; Ruth Beltran, Wauseon, girl; Julie and Mathew McGuire, Wauseon, girl. Dec. 12: Wendy and Randy Wyse, Wauseon, girl. Dec. 14: Jacki and Cameron Volkman, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 17: Melinda Boman, Napoleon, boy. —— The Oscar for Best Title Writing was given only one, in […]

Let’s Do Lunch!

Healthy Options Vs. Taste Is Challenge For School Cafeteria

Sandy Babcock’s life has turned out differently than the one she imagined as a Bryan High School student. “I was getting out of school,” she said. “And now look at me.” She’s worked as a “lunch lady” in the Archbold schools for 14 years. The job can be a pressure cooker, but it carries a certain amount of clout. “You […]

Vehicle Vandalism

Vandals flattened tires, scratched paint, and damaged a picture window at the home of Sarah Emmons, 509 Ditto Street. The Archbold Police report on the incident states the damage occurred sometime between 8:30 pm Sunday, Dec. 16, and 5:30 am Monday, Dec. 17. Three tires were flatted on a pickup truck, and paint was scratched. A car, also parked at […]

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