2011-03-16

Shear Determination Raises Money For Maddy

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While the members of the Archbold High School boys basketball team gave up their hair in an assembly before about 1,000 of their fellow students, they want everyone to know it wasn’t about them. It’s about seven-year old Maddy Lambert, who’s fighting her second battle against leukemia. It’s about providing her family with a little bit of money to offset […]

Public Meetings



Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, March 22, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, March 21, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, March 21, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, March 17, 8 […]

Pool Tournament Winners



Ziegler Is NWOAL Coach Of The Year



Brian Ziegler, Archbold head girls basketball coach, was named the Coach of the Year in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League for the 2010- 11 season. The Streaks were cochampions with Evergreen in the league and finished with a 17-5 record. Alicia Drewes, an AHS senior, was named First Team All-NWOAL. Others named to the first team were Lauren Langenderfer, Evergreen; […]

Haitian Orphans Helped By Locals



Because of the efforts of three churches, several Christian organizations, and an answered prayer, a group of Haitian orphans will soon have better living conditions. Members of the Archbold Evangelical Church and other area churches have been traveling to Haiti to build an orphanage for Pastor Nae Nae, who has a church in the Haitian capital of Portau Prince. Archbold […]

One Hurt In Accident



James A. Maney, 50, Wauseon, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after he was involved in a single-vehicle accident about 12:06 am, Friday, March 4. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the crash states Maney was a passenger in a mini-pickup truck driven by Christopher Allen Litwiller, 37, rural Fayette. A second passenger was Leroy […]

After 17 Years, All But A “Smidge” Of Trail Open



Today, 17 years after the all-volunteer Northwestern Ohio Rails To Trails Association took ownership of two abandoned railroad rightof ways, most of the trail is open to hikers, bicycle riders, and horseback riders. The route is known now as the Wabash Cannonball Trail. On the “north fork,” the trail mostly follows the rail bed from Maumee to Montpelier, with all […]

Nofziger, Hostetler First Team All-BBC



Kaitlin Nofziger and Tanner Hostetler, juniors on the Pettisville girls basketball team, were named First Team All-Buckeye Border Conference for the 2010-11 season. Katie Yoder, a sophomore, was named to the Second Team. Kayla King, a senior, and Ashlyn Bontrager, a junior, received honorable mentions. Brooke Ruffer, Stryker, was the Player of the Year. Stryker Torey Varner and Conner Varner, […]

Village Finances In Good Shape



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told members of Archbold Village Council the village financial picture is in good condition. Speaking to council at its Monday, March 7 meeting, Howell said, “Our general fi- nancial health is good. We’re not setting the world on fire, but neither are we in trouble.” Recently, the village had a $1.8 million unencumbered balance on […]

George A. Swietzer



George A. Swietzer passed away peacefully on March 11, 2011, after a four-month battle with cancer. Born to Lee E. and Elsie E. (Harris) Swietzer on Oct. 20, 1934, he attended Whitmer High School, graduating with the Class of 1952. He married his high school sweetheart, Phyllis (Perrine), on June 22, 1957. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves from […]


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