Streaks Sidetrack Locomotives 51-28

Last week, Mother Nature brought her winter fury to Northwest Ohio, dropping temperatures below zero with wind chills dropping temperatures even further. Those who made the journey to Montpelier in bitter temperatures, Thursday, Jan. 15, saw Archbold (5-5, 2-2 NWOAL) pick up its fifth win with a 51- 28 Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball victory over the Locomotives. “We […]


LPDC Local Professional Development Committee for Archbold Area Schools, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7:30 a.m., Archbold High School conference room, 600 Lafayette. Hospice Training Hospice volunteer training, Tuesday, Jan. 27 and Thursday, Jan. 29, 5-9 p.m., Visiting Nurses and Hospice, 230 Westfi eld Dr., Archbold. Grief Griefshare recovery seminar/ support group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., New Hope Community Church, 15627 US Highway […]

Archbold Schools Have One Snow Day Left; Pettisville Has Four

The Archbold Area School District has used four of five snow days built into the calendar. Does that concern David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent? “Yes and no,” he said. “Obviously, it’s very early in the school year,” to have used four of the five available snow days, also known as “calamity days.” “However, in reflection, I don’t know […]

Death Notices

Dorothy A. Nafziger, 83, Archbold, died Jan. 17, 2009, in her home. Survivors include her husband, Maurice; two sons, Ed (Carmilla) Nafziger, Archbold, and Ken (Rhonda) Nafziger, Knoxville, Tenn.; two daughters, Annette (Mike) Erbskorn, Cleveland, and Darlette (David) Cavin, Knoxville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; and one sister, Marian Nafziger, Archbold. Interment was in the Pettisville Cemetery. Ruth A. Quimby, […]

Streaks Shoot Down Birds 63-55

The Pettisville girls basketball team entered The Thunderdome at Archbold High School with hopes of keeping a perfect record, Saturday, Jan. 17. The Birds, ranked fifth in Ohio’s Division IV by the Associated Press, came into the contest with a perfect 8-0 record. The Blue Streaks, tied for 20th in Div. III by the AP, entered with a 10-3 record. […]

What’s Going On?

The Archbold High School Class of 1973 held its 35th reunion, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. After the bills were paid for the event, the class voted to donate the remaining funds to the Archbold Parks and Recreation Department in support of the scholarship program. The amount was slightly more than $200. The class also led worship for family and friends […]

Council Okays 4.18% Garbage Contract Hike

Archbold village councilmen approved a 4.18% hike in the cost of residential garbage collection during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting. The increase in the village refuse removal contract won’t be passed on to homeowners at this time, but council could review the charges at a later date. The Village of Archbold provides refuse collection services to homeowners. A charge of […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 11 no reports. Jan. 12 12:53 pm: A parked United Parcel Service delivery truck was parked in the alley on the east side of the 200 block of N. Defiance St., about 30 feet south of E. Holland St. An unknown vehicle struck the parked delivery truck, then left the scene. Jan. 13 9:28 am: Vandalism report, Archbold Parks […]

Streaks Raise NWOAL Record To 4-0 With Win Over Montpelier

Archbold jumped out to a 16- 6 first-quarter advantage on its way to a 53-20 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory over Montpelier, Friday, Jan. 16, in The Thunderdome. The Streaks raised their record to 10-3, 4-0 NWOAL. The Locos dropped to 7-5, 1-2 NWOAL. “We did a nice job setting the tone with our defense and rebounding,” said […]

Recipe Corner

Citrus Salad With Mint Sugar

6 navel oranges 2 white grapefruits 2 pink grapefruits 1 pomegranate 1.2 cup packed fresh mint leaves 1.3 cup sugar Remove ends of citrus fruit with a sharp knife so fruit will sit flat on a cutting board. Using the knife, cut away the peel from the fruit, making sure to remove the white pith as well, until only the […]

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.