Warncke Replaces Yoder On Archbold School Board

Tony Warncke, Archbold, was appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Archbold Area School Board at a special board meeting, Friday, Nov. 28. Warncke fills the unexpired term of David Yoder, a nineyear board veteran, who resigned to spend more time with his family. “I am committed to the town of Archbold. Archbold is where I raise my family; […]


Archbold Community Theatre presents Nuncrackers at Giffey Hall, Dec. 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Cast members are, seated from left: Sid Ramirez, Bailey Short, Gabe Short, Moriah Reichert. Standing: Melanie Nagel, Teresa Van Sickle, Matt Richardson, Michelle Johnson, Pearl Borton.- courtesy photo

Members Of AU Women’s Chorus

Brittni and Brandi Meyer, 2005 Archbold High School graduates, are members of the Ashland University Women’s Chorus. The daughters of Michael and Joan Meyer, Archbold, both are biology majors. The Women’s Chorus provides women with an opportunity to study and perform choral literature written especially for treble voices and representing a variety of styles, eras, composers and languages. The Chorus […]


From deep within our hearts we offer our gratitude to everyone who expressed their sympathy in person and through phone calls, cards, and food. We needed each expression of love and help throughout Hal’s battle for life. We are grateful for the fine and thoughtful medical care given by Dr. Row of the Archbold Medical Group and for those who […]

Parade Lights Up Archbold

More than 50 entries thrilled the crowd watching the annual Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 28. From the top: Puff the Magic Dragon, sponsored by Butch Frey Equipment and Yoder & Frey, Inc., breathing fire; St. John’s Christian Preschool; a gingerbread house sponsored by ConAgra; and Mrs. Warner’s kindergarten class at Archbold. After the parade the annual Festival of […]

Lions Club Celebrates 50 Years

Past and present members of the Archbold Lions Club celebrated the 50th anniversary of the service club, Saturday, Nov. 8. Seventy current and previous members and guests attended a dinner and program in the Ruihley Park Pavilion. Joe Short, club member, presented current information on the club and past activities. He read the names of the 22 char- ter members. […]

Parents Announce March 28 Wedding

Doug and Valerie Kinsman, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Thomas J. Riha, son of Thomas and Martha, Northville, Mich. The bride-elect is a 1998 Living Word Christian School graduate. She graduated from Christ for the Nations Institute, Dallas, Texas, in 1999 and 2000, where she majored in Biblical studies and pastoral ministries. She is a 2006 […]


We would like to thank the community for the strong support you showed to our families in the sudden death of our granddaughter, niece and cousin, Clarissa Short. Thank you for all the cards and especially your prayers. God bless you. Roger Short family

Eight Citizens Volunteer For School Board Position

Who Applied

Two business owners, a firefi ghter-paramedic, and a 2008 Archbold High School graduate were among the persons who filed applications to serve on the Archbold Area School Board. Board members appointed Tony Warncke, Archbold, to replace David Yoder, Archbold, who resigned. Warncke was officially appointed at a special board meeting, Friday, Nov. 28. Eight persons applied for the vacant board […]

Archbold Man Shot

Details are sketchy, but the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said a 25-year-old Archbold man was shot while deer hunting about midday, Monday, Dec. 1. Tom LaVergne, ODNR spokesman, said the man was allegedly shot in an ankle by a 17-year-old female who was accompanying him. Names of the two were not available at presstime. ODNR officials believe the shooting […]