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Grisier Exceeds 213 mph In Second Trip To Bonneville Salt Flats

Christian Grisier knew the insanely powerful motorcycle he was riding was traveling better than 185 miles an hour across Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, when he looked down and saw that his glove was caught in the throttle. That was preventing him from opening the throttle the last one-quarter to oneeighth of an inch. He knew he wasn’t getting the last […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 31: Christa Berry, Archbold, boy. Sept. 1: Jennifer & Jeff Smith, Wauseon, girl; Ann & Donald Baker, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 3: Victoria Roth, Wauseon, girl; Erinn & Jake Wyse, Ridgeville Corners, girl. Sept. 4: Shannon & Josh Heinemann, Delta, boy. Sept. 5: Jana & Seth Bourn, Wauseon, girl; Jolene & William Gearig, Fayette, girl; Angelica […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Sept. 11, 2002 Rusty Brunicardi, president and CEO of Community Hospitals of Williams County, told Chamber members that seven beds should be available at the Westfield Medical Center by the end of the year. It will officially become known as Archbold Hospital and Medical Center. Archbold Medical Group will retain its offices and examination rooms on the […]

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AHS Students Using New iPad Computers

Archbold High School students have had their iPad tablet computers less than a week, but they’re already using them in classrooms, and discovering new things they will do. That’s what Royal Short, AHS principal, said Tuesday. The iPads were distributed to students Thursday and Friday, Sept. 6-7. “The teachers have been using them for presentations, the kids are making presentations […]

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 31 3:30 pm: Arrested Guadalupe Lopez on warrant, 700 block N. Defiance St. 3:45 pm: Civil problem, 200 block Bankey Ave., assist Children’s Services. 4:30 pm: A car, owned by Michael D. Weaver, rural Archbold, was parked in the Archbold Area School District lot north of the elementary school. An SUV, driven by Andrew J. Bilen, 16, Archbold, with […]

Letter To The Editor

I read with interest your article of John Downey’s no vote. The statement “with all the extra demands placed on our administrator,” took me back to my first several years at Archbold. I was hired in 1967. I replaced Jake Spengler. For several years I continued the summer academic program for area high school students. We also had a driver […]

Birds Third In Kalida Invitational

Pettisville won two of three matches to finish third in the Kalida Varsity Volleyball Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 8. The Birds (4-4) also hosted Hilltop for a Buckeye Border Conference battle, Thursday, Sept. 6. PHS won in three games to start the league season with a 1-0 record. Kalida InvitationalPHS Def. Fairview25-19, 15-25, 25-18Lima Bath Def. PHS25-23, 25-7PHS Def. Edgerton25-21, 22-25, […]

More Fresh Fruits, Vegetables On School Lunch Trays

A new government requirement for school lunches, calling for more fresh foods with more fruits and vegetables, is creating problems in some schools. They’re seeing some of the healthy foods going right from students’ trays into the trash can. But officials from the Archbold and Pettisville school districts said they haven’t had that problem. “I’ve asked, and there’s been no […]

Sarah Ellen Nofziger

Sarah Ellen Nofziger, 95, Archbold, went home to be with her Lord and Savior very suddenly Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 28, 1916, near Archbold to Fred P. and Emma (Smucker) Roth. She married Olen Nofziger May 27, 1937. They were married 49 years before his death in April 1986. She is survived by […]

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