2008-09-10

Martha J. Stamm



Martha J. Stamm, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 5, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided the past month. She was born Feb. 24, 1922, near Archbold, a daughter of Arthur and Bertha (Burkholder) Eicher, and married Walter Stamm on April 13, 1941. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, […]

Pop Tabs For Tyler



Remember to bring your pop tabs to the AHS-Evergreen football game Friday night, Sept. 12. They’ll be donated to the Ronald McDonald House.

September 11, Seven Years Later



Seven years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, 19 terrorists stabbed America in the heart, flying airliners full of people into buildings full of people. The result was exactly what the 19 terrorists wanted: destruction, carnage, death – and fear. Since that time, America has been at war in two countries. At home, we have lost bits of our liberty: the […]

Donald Wayne Ball



Donald Wayne Ball, 39, passed away Aug. 30, 2008 in Kempner, Texas. Don was born Aug. 20, 1969 in Morenci, Mich., to Earnest and Becky Ball. He graduated from Archbold High School in 1987. While in the Air Force, he attended the Department of Defense Fire Academy, graduating at the head of his class. He was stationed in Sanvitodei Normanni […]

Archbold Boys Sixth At Archbold Invite



The Archbold cross country teams hosted the Archbold Cross Country Invitational, Saturday Sept. 6. The Blue Streak boys placed sixth out of 15 teams with 151 points. Hilltop won with a low score of 58 Pettisville took second with 97. North Central rounded out the top three with 131. The AHS girls did not have enough runners to score as […]

What If Archbold Stores Closed Up?



It can happen. In some towns it has, because local people did most of their shopping out of town. We all know of communities with lots of empty stores. And, empty stores mean less tax support- a lot less! Think about how much of our community taxes are paid by our businesses. If they were no longer paying their share, […]

Death Notices



Solomon Patrick, Logan Kenneth, and Mallory Rae Lambert, stillborn triplets of Patrick Lambert and Suzann (Price) Lambert, Pettisville, died Sept. 6, 2008 at Toledo Children’s Hospital. Survivors include their parents; two sisters, Heather and April; grandparents, Larry (Shirley) Price, Wauseon, and Kenneth (Shirley) Lambert, Delta; and a great-grandmother, Margaret Price, Pettisville. Funeral services are tomorrow, Thursday, 5:30 p.m., at the […]

AHS Wins Non-League Battle 18-12

Streak Defense Stifles Fairview

Fairview quarterback James Elchinger (11) looks downfield for a receiver while Archbold’s David Dominique (25) chases him down. After passing for 779 yards against Woodmore on Aug. 29, Elchinger was held to 398 yards by the Streak defense.- photo by Scott Schultz They have been known to have one of the most high-powered offenses in the area. They have been […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday Sept. 9, 1998 A.J. Genter showed the grand champion hog at the Fulton County Fair. Cole Weber was reserve champion. Jordan and Joemy Buschur spent a great portion of the summer at Interlochen Arts Camp in Northern Michigan, near Traverse City. Jordan assisted the art faculty, and Joemy studied creative writing. Enrollment at Northwest State Community […]

Archbold Police Log



Aug. 31 1:47 pm: Auto theft, 300 block E. Mechanic St. 4:27 pm: Theft from vehicle, Beck Transportation. Sept. 1 12:14 am: Nimrod Rodriguez, 26, Archbold, reported the rear license plate from his pickup truck was lost in Archbold sometime between Thursday, Aug. 28 and Friday, Aug. 29. Sept. 2 9:36 am: A car, driven by Ruby Short, 87, Archbold, […]


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