AHS JV Girls Fall To Edgerton

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team opened its season, Saturday, Nov. 26, at Edgerton. The team had first-game jitters and got off to a slow start, trailing 10-4 after the first quarter. The Streaks came back in the second with eight points by Hannah Hesterman and took a 20-18 lead at halftime. Too many turnovers doomed the Streaks in […]

Parade Of Lights Draws Crowd

Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said there were 48 entries in the 2011 Parade of Lights, Friday night, Nov. 25. That’s down four from last year. Previously, the lowest number was 50. Brink had reports that there was a nice crowd both in the downtown historic district and other parts of the parade route. Weather […]

West Unity Woman Cited After Falling Into Man

Jessica Lantz, 21, West Unity, was charged with disorderly conduct after she was involved in an incident in which a man’s glasses were broken. An Archbold police report states Jamie Huerta, 36, Defiance, was at Nu-Arch Lanes at about 12:45 am, Saturday, Nov. 19, when he observed two women pushing and shoving one another. He told police when he asked […]

Local Woman’s Credit Card Used In Florida

Barbara M. Alexander, 56, Archbold, told Archbold police on Tuesday, Nov. 22, her Lowe’s credit card account was illegally used in Florida on Oct. 11. Alexander said she received a statement showing a purchase of $272.16 for building and plumbing supplies at a Lowe’s store in Ormond Beach, Fla. She said she did not make any purchases at the store, […]


Repairs Start At Pettisville School

Work to repair problems at the new Pettisville School is underway or is scheduled for completion, said Steve Switzer, school district superintendent. Work started Monday to replace the lights in the new gymnasium. There have been complaints that the original fixtures did not provide enough light for sporting events. Switzer said the original fixtures will be replaced by fixtures holding […]

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 18 1:12 pm: Loose dog, 400 block Vine St., returned to owner, advised of leash law. 2:53 pm: Citation to Dustin Raigan, 19, Stryker, expired plates, 1400 block S. Defiance St. 4:46 pm: Reckless operation, 300 block Beech St., unable to locate. Nov. 19 12:56 am: Disorderly conduct, Nu-Arch Lanes. 5:11 pm: Written warning, speeding and expired registration. 11:47 […]

Police Respond To Two Fights At Bowling Center

Archbold Police were called to two reports of fights at Nu-Arch Lanes last week. The first occurred about 1:10 am, Sunday, Nov. 20, when officers were called on a report of several people fighting. Officers said in their report when they arrived, the actual fight had broken up, “but there were still several people yelling at each other in the […]


Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, flirted with her second triple double of the season in an Owens Community College 90-65 victory over Mott Community College, Monday, Nov. 21. Galvan had 11 points, 10 rebounds, and eight blocks. The Express, ranked 10th in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll, lost to sixthranked Kalamazoo Valley 82-65 in the Turkey Trot […]

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