High Speed

Elijah Alvarado, 10, Archbold, races down a hill at the Archbold reservoir, Sunday, Jan. 11. Recent snows have resulted in plenty of sledding opportunities for youngsters.- p hoto by David Pugh


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 9: Angela Alvarez, Archbold, boy; Paige Stevens, Liberty Center, girl. Jan. 13: Jennifer and Mark Tester, Wauseon, boy; Kelly and John Stephens, Defiance, boy; Tiffany and Matthew Small, Napoleon, boy. Jan. 14: Lacy and Matthew Graham, Wauseon, girl. A daughter, Madelyn Kathleen, was born Dec. 16, 2008, at Mercer Hospital, Trenton, N.J., to Joel and […]

Local Retailers Invest In Archbold’s Economy, Future

While Archbold and the rest of America suffer under difficult economic times, there are local entrepreneurs who are optimistic and expanding their businesses. Kyle and Tara Brodbeck, owners of The Locker Room, have opened new retail space in the Archbold Downtown Historic District. Bette Kohv, owner of The Scrapbook Korner, has moved her shop into a much larger area. Chad […]

Lucile Short

Lucile Short, 98, of Stryker, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 19, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Lucile had spent most of her life in the Stryker area, along with her husband, Earl, on the family farm. Lucile was born in rural Archbold on Sept. 27, 1910, the daughter of the late Solomon and the late Emma (Nofziger) […]

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 […]

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