2010-05-19

Maxine V. Thomas



Maxine Virginia (Aeschliman) Thomas passed from her earthly home to her eternal reward on May 11, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, in Archbold, surrounded by her family. Maxine was born in Fulton County Ohio, to Ben and Mary (Conrad) Aeschliman on Jan. 11, 1931. She married Sanford Thomas on Nov. 14, 1953. Maxine lived most of her life in […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Crystal M. Allenbaugh, Grand Rapids, speeding, 66-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, $80. Richard F. Arens, Toledo, speeding, 56-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $100, $80. Aaron M. Armstrong, Defaince, speeding, 47-35, S. […]

Opportunity To Succeed Helps Young Students



Before school ends, communities across the nation will honor outstanding boys and girls who have achieved great accomplishments on the athletic field and in the classroom. They have reached lofty heights through talent, determination, and hard work. They are deserving of praise. Not every child can reach high levels of achievement. In many cases, they are part of the great […]

DeKnight Wins Winter Indoor Kart Series



Over the winter months, Kyle DeKnight, 15, Pettisville, won the junior gold plate class of the Old School Outlaw Kart Series. The series involved races on three indoor tracks: Anna; Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and Columbus. Racers were back in action at the paved oval at Ft. Wayne, Friday, April 30. Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, won the econo senior […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 17, 2000 A bid for upgrading the intersection of St. Rt. 66 and US20A at Burlington/ Elmira will be accepted in November 2001. Those are the contents of a letter from W. Michael Ligibel, Ohio Department of Transportation, District 2, to Lynn Wachtmann, state senator (R-Napoleon). Chris and Todd Short, who live southwest of Archbold, […]

ATV Stuck In Field



Archbold police officers are looking into studying an all-terrain vehicle case that perhaps wasn’t as all-terrain as the owner thought. Officers were called to the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community about 3:35 pm, Tuesday, May 11. When they arrived, they found the vehicle, commonly known as a four-wheeler, stuck in soft soil at the end of Fox Run. The owner, […]

Graduation Season Needs Safety First



The fine community of Archbold wants a safe graduation season, along with every community in America. High school graduation is a unique time in a teen’s life. It will never be repeated. It is worthy of a celebration. Too many times the partying has led to tragedy, when a youngster caught up in the fever of celebration is involved in […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 20, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 24, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, May 25, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, […]

Boys Soccer Sanctioned By School Board



Boys soccer was approved as a sanctioned sport by the Archbold School Board at its Monday night, May 17 meeting,. The vote was 4 to 0, with Phil Nofziger, board member, abstaining. Nofziger said he chose not to vote on the soccer question because of “my personal involvement with the soccer club. I have been a coach for many, many […]

Streaks Top Paulding To Win Sectional Title



Tyson Dietrich, a freshman, allowed only one hit in six innings as he led Archbold to a 7-4 victory over Paulding in a Division III sectional baseball final at AHS, Saturday, May 15. Collin Walker started on the mound for the Streaks. With one out in the first inning, Paulding’s Derrick Pease hit a double to center field. Justin Riley […]


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