Ruth A. Beach, 51, Archbold, died Dec. 12, 2010. Survivors include four children. Dorotha Ruth (Beckmann) Jaquillard, 83, Toledo and formerly of Wauseon, died Dec. 11, 2010. Survivors include five children. Raymond D. Schmucker, 92, Stryker, died Dec. 13, 2010. Survivors include three daughters.

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Joshua Miller, 31, rural Metamora; pled guilty to passing bad checks; on June 14, wrote a bad check to a Delta nursery for $709.41; placed on community control for three years; ordered to make restitution, pay cost of prosecution, $50 monthly supervision fee; ordered to seek and […]

Streaks Drop Vikings In League Opener

It may have been too early in the season for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball showdown, but with Archbold and Evergreen picked to be at the top of the league, an early-season showdown was played out at AHS, Thursday, Dec 9. The Streaks jumped out to a 24-14 first-quarter lead and scored a 64-50 victory. “I told my […]

Roger Sword

Roger Sword, of Chino Valley, Ariz., passed away Dec. 4, 2010, at the age of 77. Roger was born on Jan. 10, 1933, to Pearl (Druhot) and Lonnie Sword of Archbold. Roger lived in Archbold until the age of eight when he moved with his mother to Casa Grande, Ariz. He continued to spend part of each summer in Archbold, […]

Pettisville Woman, Daughter Killed In Auto Mishap

Jennifer Yoder, 46, Pettisville, her 10-year-old daughter, Abigail, and a Sylvania woman died as a result of an auto crash at the intersection of Fulton-Lucas County Line Road and US20 about 4:37 pm, Saturday, Dec. 11. Douglas Yoder, 47, Jennifer’s husband and Abigail’s father, was listed in serious condition Monday morning at Toledo Hospital. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report […]

AHS JV Girls Win Three

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team got back on the winning track last week, winning three games. Rossford came to AHS, Monday Dec. 6. The Streaks led 13-3 after one and never looked back, cruising to a 36- 18 win. Kenzie Yoder led the way with 14 points. Darian Oberlin had seven rebounds while Desi Newman had seven steals. […]

Youth Health Assessment Is Good News

It’s always easy to be cynical about youth. It’s too easy to find news that casts teenagers in a bad light. Television talks about gang activity and drug abuse. There’s even a whole television show dedicated to pregnant teens and teens trying to be parents. But a quick look at real statistics, on the front page of this issue, provided […]

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 Pedro J. Arle, Defiance, speeding, 73-55, US20A, $47, $88. Kristine Bloomer, Waldron, Mich., speeding, 38-25, N. Fayette St., Fayette, $37, $88. Ida A. Jaber, Fayette, disobeyed stop sign, St. Rt. 66 […]


Archbold Wrestling Genoa Middle School Invitational, Saturday, Dec. 4 Top four: Oak Harbor 201, Perrysburg 166.50, Genoa 137.50, Archbold 125 Placing for Archbold: Isaac Petersen, 86 pounds, 4th; Damian Short, 92 lbs., 1st; Zach Meyer, 98 lbs., 2nd; Mitch Hogrefe, 110 lbs., 4th; Logan Baynes, 122 lbs., 1st; Derek Humbert, 128 lbs., 4th; Garrett Grime, 142 lbs., 1st; Ethan Warncke, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2000 Weather permitting, structural steel for the railroad bridge at the Clyde’s Way Underpass should start going up today. Crews are working through the winter months to meet an Aug. 20, 2007 completion. Fulton County ranked fourth among the 88 Ohio counties in corn grown for grain in 1999. The county produced 11,850,400 bushels […]

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