2012-02-08

Elementary Celebrates 100-Day



First grade students at Archbold Elementary School celebrated 100-Day, honoring the 100th day of school, Monday, Feb. 6. Activities center around the number 100.

Charles F. “Chuck” Lehman



Charles F. “Chuck” Lehman, age 91, of Stryker, passed away peacefully on Feb. 5, 2012, at the Defiance Inpatient Care Center in Defiance. He was born on April 19, 1920, in Stryker the son of the late Ed and the late Bertha (Fox) Lehman. He was a lifelong Stryker resident. Chuck graduated from Stryker High School in 1938 and attended […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002 About 450 Toledo Edison customers were out of power in the Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners areas as a result of the Jan. 30 ice storm. Kevin Sauder, president and chief executive officer of Sauder Woodworking Company, said the firm did well in 2001, and expects another good year in 2002. For the […]

Earns Degree



Colin Shannon, AHS ‘08, graduated magna cum laude on Dec. 19, 2011, earning a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in professional writing and sociology from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich. He is the son of Denny and Kathy, Archbold.

Parents Announce April 14 Wedding



Mrs. Grace Coon, Archbold, and Phillip and Cecilia Pinkston, Cordova, Tenn., announce the engagement of their children, Crystal Coon and Michael Pinkston. The bride-elect graduated from Archbold High School and Fiser’s School of Cosmetology. She is a sales associate for New Balance. Her fiancé is a Cordova High School graduate. He earned a business finance degree from the University of […]

Archbold Fire Log



Jan. 14 6:43 pm: 9213 Co. Rd. 25, property owner: Wilfred Wilson; fire in unattached garage-workshop, assisted Fayette Fire Department. Jan. 15 6:27 pm: 208 Farmington Rd., Toledo Edison pole fire. Jan. 21 12:02 pm: 930 West Barre Rd., property owner: Sauder Woodworking, dumpster fire, no damage. Jan. 25 6:49 pm: 930 West Barre Rd., property owner: Sauder Manufacturing, hopper […]

Other Editors Say… Failed Experiment With Healthy School Meals



As part of a campaign against obesity, the Los Angeles Unified School District banned sodas from campuses in 2004. It then moved on to nix the sale of junk food during the school day. But this fall, officials took their biggest step to date: feeding their captive charges what authorities consider a healthier menu. The Los Angeles Times reported last […]

Thefts From Circle K



Two instances of theft from the Archbold Circle K store were filed with Archbold police. An APD officer stated in his report that on Saturday, Jan. 28, between 1:35 and 1:43 am, a person in the store was acting suspiciously. They purchased coffee and left the store. The clerk said she believed the person may have eaten something and not […]

Honor Students



Melissa Aschemeier and Jeremy Hurst, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall term of the Bluffton University Bluffton Co-Hort Based Organizational Management Program (BCOMP). Students must earn at least a 3.6 gpa to qualify.

Girl Complains About Texting Harassment



An Archbold police report states a 17-year-old Archbold girl had received text messages from a person who had been told by the girl’s mother not to contact the girl. Police were called into the matter on Monday, Jan. 30. Officers contacted the person, advising him that he is not to have further contact with the girl. Officers have marked the […]


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