2010-12-08

Massive Search Ends For Missing Boys



While the massive searches utilizing hundreds of volunteers have ended, Keith Pennington, mayor of Morenci, Mich., said offi- cials there have not given up the search for three missing brothers. Andrew, 9, Alexander, 7, and Tanner Skelton, 5, all of Morenci, were last seen Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25. John Skelton, their father, attempted to commit suicide the next day. He […]

Crime Stopper



Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve a home burglary reported on Nov. 19. A home in the 13000 block of Co. Rd. 16-3 was broken into. Thieves used a basement door to gain access. They stole a large sum of cash, a safe, DVD player, laptop computer, and a game console. Informants call 1-800-255- 1122; calls are confidential […]

Spiess Elected Director



Eugene M. Spiess, Moore, S.C., formerly of Archbold, was elected to serve a twoyear term as a director of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the 93rd International Convention in Sydney, Australia, June 28-July 2, 2010. Spiess is a retired college administrator and instructor. He is a 1960 Archbold High School graduate. A member of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Lions […]

Blue Streak Girls Up Record To 3-0



The Archbold girls basketball team raised its record to 3-0, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with two victories last week. The Streaks traveled to Wauseon, Tuesday, Nov. 30, and came home with a 41-36 non-league victory. Archbold hosted Liberty Center, Friday, Dec. 3, for a league battle. The Streaks won 43-36. AHS 41, WHS 36 “Tonight was a […]

A Little Christmas Music



“The Plight Before Christmas” Has Audience Groaning In The Aisles



If you are looking for the ultimate expression of the acting craft; if you are seeking actors and actresses portraying their roles in the epitome of the Shakespearian style, then the Archbold Community Theatre production of “The Plight Before Christmas” is not for you. However, if you’re looking for an evening’s fun, and enjoy audience participation, then see the melodrama. […]

Local Physicians Join Fort Wayne Organization



Physicians at the Archbold Medical Group are now affiliated with Parkview Physicians Group, a part of Parkview Health, a medical services corporation based in Fort Wayne, Ind. John Perlich, a spokesman for Parkview Health, said for patients of AMG, the transition will be seamless. ParkviewPhysiciansGroup, part of Parkview Health, and Midwest Community Health Associates, Bryan, announced Wednesday, Dec. 1, that […]

Streaks Drop Wauseon In Opener



Archbold kicked off the 2010-2011 boys basketball season with a 44-38 nonleague victory over visiting Wauseon, Saturday, Dec. 4. “The first game of the year, you have no clue what is going to happen out there,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. “We told the guys just to go out and play hard, and if they play harder than us […]

Liquor Permits Considered For New Pizza Restaurant



Archbold Village Council voted not to request a hearing before the Ohio Department of Liquor Control over two new liquor permits for Blaze & Babes Pizza in Archbold. The permit issue was brought before council at its Monday, Dec. 6 meeting. Alex and Tera Kidston, who operate a Blaze & Babes in Pioneer, said in the fall they planned to […]

Locals Perform In Bryan Opera



Six local people will perform in a one-act opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” in Bryan. Chris and Holly Liechty, Archbold, their children Caleb, 15, Joshua, 13, and Rebecca, 10, and Cathi Baer, rural Archbold, will sing with the Shepherd’s Choir. “Amahl and the Night Visitors” is the story of a crippled boy and his impoverished mother who live on […]