Cheer Teams Win Titles

Several girls from the area are members of the Class Act All- Star cheer teams who brought home several trophies from the Kid’s World New Year’s Classic Championship the weekend of Jan. 24. The junior cheer team won the Level 3 division. Hanna Blankenship, Archbold, and Allie Frisbie, Stryker, are two members on the team. The youth cheer team won […]

Scam Report

Kirk Beck, of Beck Insurance, Archbold, told Archbold police officers his firm may have been contacted by a scam artist. Beck told police on Wednesday, Jan. 28, he was contacted by an individual who stated he was from Florida and that he wanted a loan on an insurance policy. The individual was told he would have to wire the Beck […]


Is Something Wrong?

What is achieved by eliminating Mennonite from Evangelical Mennonite Church? The name Mennonite is a result of a deep struggle for Biblical truth since the mid-1500s. Goodness and Mennonite are synonymous. It has nothing to do with popular religious opinion, fashion, or style. Mennonite is dependent on faith development and self-reliance. Popular thought is foreign. Mennonite relies on family values, […]

Revving Up The Fans

Jen Gisel, an Archbold High School graduate and member of the AHS Pep Band, plays saxophone at a recent boys basketball   game.- photo by Mary Huber        

Woman Cited For DUI After Jan. 21 Crash

Jessica Marie Lacey, 30, rural Archbold, was cited for DUI after a single-vehicle crash on US 20, about 1:56 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 21. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Lacey was driving a car north on US20 and was negotiating a left-hand curve about twotenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. R-S, when her vehicle went off the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999 Engineers and government officials will meet Thursday, Feb. 4, to discuss rerouting traffi c during the construction of the Clyde’s Way-Co. Rd. 22 underpass. On a rare five-to-one vote, council approved a resolution placing an income tax increase on the May ballot. Jeff Fryman, councilman, cast two “no” votes; the first, to try […]

AHS Mock Trial Team Heads To Regionals

Team Brutus, one of three Archbold High School mock trial teams, has advanced from district to regional competition, Friday, Jan. 30, at Bowling Green. “This is the first time in three years we made it out of districts. It’s a difficult accomplishment,” said Andrea Badenhop, AHS government teacher and team coach. In mock trial, a team of 10 students playing […]

Western District Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second is the legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Bonnie S. Schmitt, West Unity, expired registration, Linfoot St., Wauseon, $37 fine, $67 costs. Dale Stuart Streed, Wyoming, Mich., failure to yield while turning left, St. Rt. 66 […]

Old Photo Corner

Cousins Alvera (Lindau) Burkholder, Archbold, and Paul Schweinhagen, stand in front of Paul’s house in Ridgeville Corners after church when they were youngsters. Alvera was the mother of Harley Burkholder, Stryker. The undated photo was printed on a postcard.- photo courtesy Darlene Schweinhagen

Northwest State Reports Enrollment Up For Spring

Northwest State Community College said campus enrollment for the 2009 spring semester is up 9.4% over spring 2008. Amanda Potts, NSCC spokesman, said this year’s student head count, based on 14 days after the semester started, is 3,897. That’s up 330 students over Spring 2008, when the head count stood at 3,567 after 14 days. Potts said the 3,897 could […]

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