JV Boys Finish 20-0

The Archbold junior varsity boys basketball team finished the season at Bryan against a tough Golden Bear squad, Friday, Feb. 26. Bryan entered with a 15-4 record, but it was the Blue Streaks who prevailed 40-32, finishing a perfect 20-0 for the season. The Bears jumped out to an early 12-8 lead after one quarter. The Streaks played a solid […]

Police Investigate Underage Drinking

Archbold police officers are investigating a report of underage drinking that allegedly occurred in the village, Saturday, Feb. 27. Officers were called to one of the Villas on East Lutz Road about 8:56 pm, after a complaint by a resident. Further details were unavailable. No charges have been filed. —— All bodies of water are subject to the tide-producing forces […]

Council Okays Two Construction Jobs

Archbold Village Council approved two construction projects during its Monday night, March 1 meeting. Smith Paving & Excavating, Norwalk, was the winning bidder to resurface South Defiance Street from the Norfolk Southern tracks to the West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection. Lingvai Excavating, Bryan, was the winning bidder to construct a waterline along Frey Road, which is also Co. Rd. 24, […]


Old Receipt Books Found In Former Medical Building

A workman recently found historic receipt books in the crawlspace of a building in the Archbold historic district. Jodi Herman, who owns the building at 224 North Defiance Street, said Hans Burkholder was doing electrical work in the crawl space at the back of her building when he discovered two receipt books dating back 59 and 62 years. “They were […]

Good Citizens

Fast Start Propels AHS Past Eastwood

Hosting their final home boys basketball game of the year, the Archbold Blue Streaks went out in flying colors. Entertaining Eastwood (13-6), Thursday, Feb. 25, the Streaks sizzled in the first quarter, shooting 80% from the field to post a 61-45 victory. “This was a great game for our seniors to finish up at home,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head […]

Florida Breakfast Attracts 47 People

Forty-seven persons attended a breakfast for Archbold and former Archbold residents on Feb. 22 at the Christian Retreat Cafeteria in Bradenton, Fla. In attendance: Ed and Annabelle Carlin, Tom and Shirley Nafziger, Rollie and Suzette Nafziger, LouAnn Rupp, Don and Pauline Zuver, Phyllis M. Short, Roger and Ruthann Rupp, Chuck Lugbill, Roger and Louona Roth, Don and Maureen Roth, Lowell […]

Tax Revenue Increases

Officials Cautious

Fulton County Sales Tax Revenue

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; special music, Sing I Love You by the Connection Club Kids; offertory, Bow The Knee, adult choir. Message, “Be Tested,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: worship team and band, praiselude; message and special music same as first service. Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Men […]

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