Sauder Relies On Faith, Family, Friends After Motorcycle Crash

Pam Sauder and her husband Mike, rural Archbold, were riding separate motorcycles on Henry Co. Rd. U, Wednesday, April 16, 2008, when the wind caught Pam’s bike and slammed it into a guardrail. The crash broke two bones in her lower leg. Even today, almost a year after the crash, she uses crutches to get around. Right after the crash, […]

Arrest Juvenile In Assault

A 17-year-old Archbold boy was arrested after he was allegedly involved in a fight with Edmund Austin Mackiewicz, 18, Archbold. Police were called to the 300 block of East Mechanic Street about 7:55 pm, Wednesday, March 25, to a report of a fight. When officers arrived, the sus- pect, later identified as the boy, fled the scene on foot. Martin […]

Burke Shows Artwork At BGSU

Alanna Burke, Archbold, had her exhibit chosen, along with 56 other artists at the BGSU School of Art, to be part of the Bowling Green State University 2009 BFA Thesis Exhibition. Her exhibit consists of 29 pieces of abstract paintings, using watercolors and gouache on wood panels of various sizes. It is titled, “Intertwining Relationships of a Enigmatic Whisper.” The […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

compiled by Cookie Short

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Indescribable visual track. Message, “The Presence of God,” Kurt Brodbeck. Second service: CD Praiselude; worship through singing led by worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Message, “Looking in All the Wrong Places, ” Cliff Brubaker. […]

Stray Makes Dog-Gone Good Service Animal For Christenson

A special dog with a very special story visited the Archbold Elementary School, Friday, March 27. Andrea Christenson, rural Fayette, brought her service dog, Coco. Christenson, who graduated from Pettisville High School in 1998 and Ohio State University in 2003, was teaching agriculture at Patrick Henry High School, when, in October of 2004, she developed the first symptoms of Adult […]

Medications Taken From Car

Chad Everly, Archbold, told police on Friday, March 27, that someone had stolen his wallet and prescription medications from his car. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said the auto was parked at his residence, 1304 S. Buehrer St. There were no signs of forced entry. The theft occurred sometime between about midnight, March 26 and midnight, March 27. Schmidt said […]

AHS Baseball Returns Eight Letterwinners

The Archbold baseball team welcomes eight returning letterwinners from last year’s squad that went 13-11, 4-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Streaks will be under new guidance this year, since Dick Selgo has taken over the head coaching job. Selgo is no stranger to the diamond. He spent the last 12 years as an assistant at AHS. The […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 23: Kayle and Michael Vasko, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Quinn Olivia, was born March 17, 2009, at Mc- Cullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital to Vince and Jill Frieden, Oxford. She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Karleen Holland, Archbold, and Les and Esther Frieden, West Bend, Iowa.

Archbold Easter Egg Hunt Set To Go Friday Nite

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, said everything will be ready for the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3, 8:30 pm. “We still have a few hundred more eggs to stuff,” she said. The event will be held at 8:30 pm. Youngsters 10 and under use flashlights to find plastic eggs filled with candy or slips […]

Woman Reports Email Bank Scam

Christine L. Lucas, Archbold, told police she received an email message stating there were unclaimed funds in her name. In her report, filed Tuesday, March 24, she said, “The Unclaimed Fund Bank” of Switzerland had contacted her, saying she could claim money by sending the bank $1,300. She did not send the money.