Archbold Police Log

Oct. 14 1:05 pm: Delivered emergency message, 400 block Lincoln St. Oct. 15 10:10 am: low-hanging wires, 500 block Lafayette St., notified Toledo Edison. 10:13 am: Domestic dispute, East Gardens. 12:40 pm: Theft from vehicle, 208 S. Defiance St. 6:56 pm: Dog at large, 400 block W. Holland St., dog captured, placed in kennel, notified dog warden; owner advised of […]

Parking Lot Mishap Mon.

Two vehicles collided in the parking lot of the office of John Emch, optometrist, about 3:30 pm, Monday, Oct. 24. The Archbold police report said a minivan, driven by Debra S. Yaw, 58, Napoleon, was backing from a parking place, while a sport-utility vehicle, driven by Julie A. Schrock, 49, Wauseon, was backing from a space. They collided. No injuries.

Kart Racing Results

Recent results from the Archbold kart racing community: Friday, Sept. 2 Fort Wayne, Ind., paved oval; Jeremy Mann, 16, Archbold, fifth in both heat races and the feature of the stock heavy class; John Huffman, Archbold, swept both heats and the feature of the super heavy class. Friday, Sept. 9 Fort Wayne; Vance Nofziger, Pandora, formerly of Archbold, and Huffman […]



The Archbold girls soccer team (17-1-1) defeated Genoa 2-1, Saturday, Oct. 29, to win the Division III district championship at Lake High School. The Streaks advance to the regional semifinals, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Ottawa Hills High School. Archbold plays Lima Central Catholic (13-3-3) at 7 p.m. In the other Region 10 regional semifinal, Creston Norwayne (13-5-1) plays the Ontario […]

Francis J. Coressel

Francis J. Coressel, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, 2011, in his home. He was born July 27, 1928, at St. Michael’s Ridge, the son of Leonard H. and Mary E. (Brenner), and married Marlene Stauffer on June 22, 1957. A resident of the Archbold area for 52 years, he worked at ITT Higbie […]

Gonzales Gets 14 Days In Shooting Incident

James D. Gonzales, 25, Archbold, was sentenced to 14 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after firing a handgun in Archbold around midnight, Sunday, June 5. He entered guilty pleas to two counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle on Wednesday, Aug. 17. He had been indicted in June on three counts of improperly handling firearms […]

Cheers For The Return Of Friday Library Hours

There was good news when the Archbold Community Library recently announced it will again open to the public on Fridays. Lovers of good books, those who want local information available nowhere else, people who need access to computers, and those who just enjoy whiling away an hour or two in a quiet, comfortable place with something interesting to read will […]


Streaks, Pettisville Finish Seasons

The Archbold and Pettisville boys cross country teams failed to advance to the state meet after finishing out of the top four at their respective Division III meets. The AHS boys ran at Youngstown, and finished seventh as a team. Bryce Tinsman was the highest finishing Blue Streak, placing 23rd. Individuals finishing in the top 16 not on a qualifying team […]

Gwendolyn Almeda Brenneman Rich

Gwendolyn Almeda Brenneman Rich, of Archbold, Ohio, was born on July 20, 1945, in Newton, Kan. She passed from this life to the life eternal in the early morning hours of Oct. 24, 2011, from pancreatic cancer. She was the fourth child of Dr. J. James and Maude Brenneman, and grew up in Belleville, Pa. She graduated from Goshen College […]

Woman Files Complaint About Calls

Rosemary Mills, Archbold, filed a complaint with Archbold police on Friday, Oct. 14, about nuisance and unwanted telephone calls. She told officers callers would tell her she’d won a lottery, cars, and other items, then request she send money. The last call was received the night before her report. The caller demanded she send money, or he would continue calling […]