Shannon Named To DHS Athletic Hall Of Fame

Denny Shannon, Archbold, is one of this year’s selections to the Defiance High School Athletic Hall of Fame. A 1976 DHS graduate, he holds the school high jump record of six feet, eight inches. In 1976, Shannon was named the Crescent- News field event athlete of the year in track. In basketball, he was also one of the best rebounders […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, May 11, 12-5 p.m., Family Video, downtown Napoleon. Genealogical Society Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, May 11, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor Street, Delta. Topic: “Applying to a Lineage Society.” Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: […]

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Pay Raises: Congress To Go Without This Year?

It took awhile for the 27th Amendment to be ratified. The purpose of the proposal– that no congressional pay raise should take effect “until an election of Representatives shall have intervened”– is simple enough. The Founders, who submitted the amendment to the states along with the rest of the Bill of Rights in September 1789, figured voters should have a […]

Mayor’s Little League Move Sparks Park Board Debate

Archbold Park Board and Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, met in special session Saturday morning, May 1, to discuss a decision Wyse made to offer a special Little League tryout to a nine-year-old boy. Little League is technically restricted to age 10 and older, and Wyse took the action without getting approval from the Archbold Park Board. Wyse took the action […]

Blue Streaks Drop PH, Delta, Paulding

The Archbold baseball team upped its record to 12-8 and picked up a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League wins last week. The Streaks dropped twotime defending state champion Patrick Henry 13-12, Thursday, April 29. They picked up an 8-2 non-league win over Paulding, Tuesday, April 27. Archbold won its sixth straight with a 7-3 NWOAL victory at Delta, Friday, […]

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Charles J. Graber

Charles J. Graber, age 97, of rural Stryker, passed away Tuesday morning, May 4, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement he had been a lifelong area farmer. Charles was born near Stryker on April 5, 1913, the son of the late Amos and the late Lydia (Short) Graber. On June 7, 1942 he married […]

Claribel Gallaway

Claribel Gallaway, age 93, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, May 6, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  On June 15, 1940, she married Glenn Gallaway, and he preceded her in death in 1985.  Both Claribel and Glenn devoted their lives to teaching. She taught in Van Wert County before marriage. After their marriage they lived in Fayette […]

Archbold Boys Tennis Beats OG, Drops Two

Second In Doubles Invite

The Archbold boys tennis team opened the week with a 3-2 victory at Ottawa- Glandorf, Monday, April 26. The Streaks hosted Wauseon, Tuesday, April 27, and Bryan, Thursday, April 29. AHS lost by identical 3-2 counts. The Blue and Gold hosted the Archbold Invitational Doubles Tournament, Friday, April 30. Bryan won three of four doubles divisions to win the tournament. […]

Aeschliman Is May Resident Of Month

Anna Aeschliman is the May Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born on Feb. 18, 1918, to Aaron and Sarah Stuckey and had eight siblings: Walter, Chester, Joseph, Earl, Ivan, Art, Clara, and Don. She attended the Archbold school until tenth grade. Anna married Hyrthal Aeschliman on Feb. 18, 1941. They lived most of […]

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