Theobald Runs Boston Marathon

Many fitness fans believe that long-distance running is a great way to get into good physical condition and improve their overall health. Caryn Theobald, an Archbold area physician, apparently agrees. Theobald completed the Boston (Mass.) Marathon, Monday, April 20, running the 26.1 miles in three hours, 57 minutes. It was her third marathon. She met her goal of completing the […]

Jerry Lynn Lauber

Jerry Lynn Lauber of Charlotte, N.C., died on Saturday, April 18, 2009. He was 61 years old. Jerry was born in Wauseon, Ohio on Sept. 29, 1947 to parents Kenneth and Fern Lauber. He was the third of five children. Jerry lived much of his life in Archbold, Ohio, running the family farm with his father, Kenneth, and younger brother, […]

Archbold Wins Dual Meet With Montpelier

Archbold won both the boys and girls track meets when the Streaks hosted Montpelier, Tuesday, April 28. Boys Archbold 92, Montpelier 41 Pole vault: 1. Drew Leininger, 10 feet; 2. Dean Herrett, 9-0; 3. Jordan Cowell, 8-0. Shot put: 1. Josh Meyers, 42-2 1/2. Discus: 1. Jarrick Champion (M), 149-4; 2. Meyers, 144-5. Long jump: 1. T.J. Gerken, 18-7 3/4; […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined celebration service: prelude, The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power by praise and worship band; testimonials, Dean Rupp, LaRoy Martinez; video of God’s Greatness, Joel Wyse; special music, Sandy Land by grades 3-5 children’s choir; offertory, Promises, by praise & worship band. Message, “The Opportunity, The Response, and The Work,” Jesse Kahler, closing Video of Vision, […]

Bollards, Lights Festival Prompt Questions

Archbold Village Council talked about the cost of the Festival of Lights, and the N. Defiance St.-Stryker St. intersection, at the May 4 meeting. Council members talked about refining current estimates of what the Archbold Park Board and the Village of Archbold spend to put up the annual Christmas Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park. Kevin Morton, councilman and council […]

Mary Nafziger

Mary Nafziger, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, May 4, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born June 4, 1916, near Archbold, the daughter of Peter and Sarah (Nofziger) Beck. She married Clifford C. Nafziger on Dec. 25, 1940, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 2008. A lifelong resident of […]

Streak Softball Wins Two; Big Week Ahead

The Archbold softball team, ranked fourth in Division III by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, extended its win streak to 13 with two victories last week. The Streaks defeated Montpelier 11-0 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest and Anthony Wayne 2-1 in a nonleague contest. The Streaks are 16-1, 4-0 NWOAL. AHS 11, Montpelier 0 AHS […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 24: Sarah Weitzel, Swanton, girl. April 26: Jill and Chuck Crossgrove, Archbold, girl. April 27: Jessica Schlosser, Wauseon, boy; Bethany and Tyson Nofzinger, West Unity, girl. Gavin James and Audrey Lucille, twins, were born April 30, 2009, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital, Columbus, to Justin and Kendra Smith, Worthington. Gavin weighed 5 pounds, 4 […]

Two Inducted

Taylor Pursel, Pettisville, left, a junior in the cosmetology program, and Winston Fricke, Archbold, a senior in the automotive technologies program, were among 32 Four County Career Center students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society recently. Students must have a 3.6 or better grade point average on a base of 4.0, at least 95% attendance, and the recommendation of […]

Archbold Police Log

April 26 12:26 am: Loud music, Fox Chase, advised subject to turn it down. 10:22 am: Juvenile riding electric vehicle in roadway, 300 block N. Lincoln St., advised youth against action. April 27 11:30 am: An Archbold Parks & Recreation worker reported two flags, one U.S. and one Ohio, were stolen from the flag pole at Memorial Park. Value of […]

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