Colors Of Prom


Jane Grieser, 82, Archbold and formerly of West Unity, died May 9, 2009. Survivors include four children.

JV Baseball Ups Record To 12-5

The Archbold junior varsity baseball team traveled to Patrick Henry, Monday, May 4, and came home with a 6-4 victory. The Streaks fell behind early 3-0. They rallied with three runs in the fourth to tie the score and came up with three more runs in the last two innings to secure the win. Kolin Schilt pitched the first five […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 12, 1999 Council approved to vacate several unopened streets and an alley in the Vernier and Buehrer Addition in the southwest corner of Archbold. Steve Switzer, Pettisville superintendent, told the board the school met 16 of 18 state standards. Pettisville students Matt Dougherty, Josh Bruner, Nathan Frey, Andrew Gochenour, Jacob Short, and Andrew Spotts attended […]

Sauder Casket Business Born From Brainstorm

Underground Furniture

The Sauder family of companies has entered the casket industry. Sauder Funeral Products was born during a brainstorming session about three years ago. Seeing that the market for the Sauder Woodworking line of ready-to-assemble furniture was shrinking, corporate offi- cials began thinking about new markets the company might explore. Myrl Sauder, one of the sons of company founder Erie Sauder, […]

Archbold Police Log

May 3 10:27 am: Vandalism, 207 Douglas Dr. May 4 4:47 pm: Dogs loose in yard, 500 block Stamm St., put in kennel, picked up by owner. 8:37 pm: Citations to Wayne Dobson, 44, Archbold, for disobeying a traffic signal and driving while license under fi- nancial responsibility act suspension. May 5 5:30 pm: Citation to Sheree Schmidt, Archbold, for […]

AHS Track Teams Second In Tri-Meet

Both Archbold track teams placed second when they hosted a tri-meet with Patrick Henry and Eastwood, Tuesday, May 5. Only the top four placers are listed. Boys Eastwood 99, Archbold 66, PH 10 High jump: 1. Hoodlebrink (E), six feet, two inches; 3. Micah McQuillin, 5-10. Discus: 1. Welch (E), 184-00; 2. Josh Meyers, 145-4. Shot put: 1. Welch (E), […]

Scrap Festival Of Lights?

It came as a shock that the annual Archbold Festival of Lights, the Christmas lights display in Ruihley Park, costs around $13,000 a year. In these days of falling revenue and lean budgets, should Park Board, or the village, spend $13,000 of taxpayer money for a Christmas lights display? When the festival started, the park was filled with homemade displays […]

Probable Swine Flu Case In Fulton Co.

SWINE FLU CONFIRMED– The Fulton County Health Department has confirmed a 10-year-old Wauseon area girl did in fact have swine flu.     The girl, who attends Wauseon schools, has fully recovered.     Health officials say because the girl was appropriately isolated during her illness, concerns for the community were significantly reduced.–Updated 5.14, 3:06 p.m. Michael Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, […]

Police Step Up Seat Belt Enforcement

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said Archbold officers will increase traffic enforcement during the National Click It or Ticket campaign, May 18-31. “We will put more effort into traffic enforcement,” Schmidt said. Officers will particularly be on the lookout for violators of Ohio seat belt law. Schmidt said Archbold motorists have a ways to go to comply with the law. […]

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