2011-05-04

Respect, Honesty, Clean Underwear

"The Best Advice My Mother Ever Gave Me"

As the nation prepares to celebrate Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, several area individuals talked about the best advice their mother ever gave them. Some of it was humorous. For example, John Huffman, Archbold resident and kart racer, said his mother always told him to wear clean underwear in case he was in an accident. “Little did I know that […]

Man Sentenced



A man was given a jail sentence recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Sentenced: Thomas Wylie, 51, rural Swanton; convicted on one count, misconduct at an emergency; he interfered with emergency personnel who were called to a fire on Co. Rd. B, rural Swanton, on July 2, 2010; sentenced to 60 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, […]

Archbold Softball Raises Record To 19-1



The Archbold softball team was a perfect 4-0 last week, raising its record to 19-1, 5-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Streaks, ranked second last week in Division III by the Ohio High School Softball Coaches Association, defeated Anthony Wayne and Lima Bath in non-league contests while beating Patrick Henry and Bryan in the NWOAL. AHS 2, Anthony […]

Village Council To Seek Sewer Repair Bids



Archbold Village Council will seek bids for the repair of a more than 2,000-foot section of sanitary sewer pipeline without digging up and replacing it. The process is referred to as lining the pipeline. Council approved accepting bids at its Monday, May 2 meeting. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said there are two methods of lining a sewer line. The first, […]

Police Deal With Homeless Man



Archbold police dealt with an allegedly homeless man about 11 am, Wednesday, April 27, an APD report said. Officers were called to the Archbold library on a report of an unwanted subject. When they arrived, library representatives said a man, who appeared to have been drinking, had been asking to use the phone and for a ride. The subject was […]

Archbold Tennis Beats Wauseon, Falls To Bryan



The Archbold boys tennis team avenged a 5-0 April 1 loss to Wauseon by beating the Indians 3-2, Tuesday, April 26. The Streaks lost to Bryan 3-2, Friday, April 29. AHS is 6-5 on the season. AHS 3, Wauseon 2 Singles: 1. Kevin Fredrick (A) def. Donny Hayati 1-6, 6-2, 7-6. 2. Kevin Becker (W) def. Nick Cassidy 6-1, 6-1. […]

Skills Competition Participants



Several students from the Four County Career Center Skills USA chapter traveled to Columbus to participate in the Ohio State skills competition, April 29-30. Scheduled to travel to Columbus for the state event were, from left: Amber Birky, Archbold, cosmetology; James Green, Pettisville, computer design-3D modeling-technical math; Brandon Dennie, Archbold, fire and rescue-firefighting; and A.J. Schweinhagen, Archbold, commercial art-commercial photography.– […]

Bicycle Stolen



A girl’s pink mountain bike, valued at $100, was stolen from the Archbold Middle School sometime Thursday, April 21. The Archbold police report states Rachel Strong, rural Napoleon, reported her daughter took the bicycle to school that morning, then left the bike after school while she attended a track meet. When they returned to get the bike, it was gone. […]

AHS Track Teams Derail Locomotives



The Archbold track teams took advantage of a break in the rain last week, and both defeated Montpelier, Tuesday, April 26. The girls scored 88 points to the Locos’ 38. The AHS boys totaled 96 points. Montpelier had 32. Girls 4×800-meter relay: 1. Archbold (Darian Oberlin, Ellie Sonnenberg, Tressa Parsley, Trisha King) 11 minutes, 31 seconds. 100-meter hurdles: 1. Meggie […]

Local Students Recognized At Honors Convocation



Several area Defiance College students were honored recently at its Honors Day Convocation. Alex Thiel, rural Wauseon, senior, dean’s scholar, outstanding senior in science. Treasure Bacon, Archbold, senior, Carolyn M. Small honor scholar. Seth Nofziger, Archbold, inducted into Alpha Chi academic honor society. Hilary Opdycke, Fayette, received the Alpha Delta Kappa award, which is given to an outstanding major in […]


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