2008-05-28

Colin Shannon, Haley Nofziger, Archbold Boys 4×100 Win Regional Championships

PHS 4x800 Boys Team, AHS 4x200 Boys Team, Lantz, Volkman Also Advance To State

Colin Shannon, Haley Nofziger, Archbold Boys 4×100 Win Regional Championships PHS 4×800 Boys Team, AHS 4×200 Boys Team, Lantz, Volkman Also Advance To State   Archbold had two champions and Pettisville, one, at the Division III regional track and field meet in Tiffin, Wednesday, May 28 and Friday, May 30.    Colin Shannon, an AHS senior, won the boys high […]

Two Vehicles Collide; One Treated, Released



Dale Elmer Leu, 74, Archbold, was transported to Archbold Hospital following a twovehicle crash on Co. Rd. 24 about 12:58 pm, Friday, May 24. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the mishap is still incomplete, but initial information indicates Leu was driving a car south on the county road as Kevin Harper, 43, rural Napoleon, was backing a pickup […]

Remembering Those Who Served



Zoey Ripke, 3 1/2, releases a balloon as part of Memorial Day activities in Ridgeville Corners. She is the granddaughter of Ted Ripke, Ward L. Adams American Legion commander.- photo by Mary Huber

Old Photo Corner



John Leupp took his sons Jim and Bob (sitting on tree) to the woods, in the 1940s, to show them how to cut a giant tree by hand, with a cross cut saw.- Antique photo from the collection of Jim Leupp

AHS Class Of 2008 Graduates Sunday



  Archbold High School will graduate 116 seniors, Sunday, June 1, at 2:30 pm. It is the 117th graduation ceremony. Twenty-nine students will receive the Ohio Honors Diploma. There are 12 members of the National Honor Society in the graduating class. The graduation program opens with a welcome from Trey Smith, class vice president. The senior chorus, under the direction […]

Break-In Reported To Archbold Police



Linda S. Chapa, 208 North Lincoln Street, told police someone broke into her garage, but did not steal anything. The Archbold Police report on the incident states sometime between 4:30 pm, Wednesday, May 21 and 3:30 pm, Thursday, May 22, someone broke a window on a garage entrance door to gain access to the garage. The thief rifled through a […]

Munching Popcorn



Tess Ames, 21 months, sits on cousin Chelsea Wyse’s lap while watching the Blue Streaks defeat Evergreen in the district softball semifinal. Both are from Archbold.- photo by Mary Huber

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude and offertory; prayer and song of sending, “Go Light Your World,” church choir; Message: “Who Are We? As a Community of Christ Followers,” Brad Bame. Second service: praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; message, prayer and song of sending same as first service. Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, […]

Memorial Day, 2008



Children and grownups participated in area Memorial Day services, Monday, May 26. Top: at Ridgeville Corners, youngsters participated in a flag drill. From left: Chase Yoder, Carl Yaney, Troy Stockman, Zoey Ripke, Allie Bickel, Gavin Gerken, and Drew Yoder. Not pictured: Brady Gerken, Isaac Yoder, Sarah Yaney. Middle: At Pettisville, youngsters participated in the parade. Bottom: Paul Lovejoy, Archbold American […]

Road Rage Incident Tues.



Archbold Police officers investigated an alleged fight that Dennis Helmke, Archbold Police officer, called a road rage incident. Officers received a report of the incident about 10:55 am, Tuesday, May 20. One of the parties involved was interviewed. The subject said as he was driving his vehicle, a second motorist pulled out in front of him. The two exchanged words, […]


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