Vietnam Vets Honored At AHS Ceremony

“We did not lose the (Vietnam) war. We had all the firepower we needed. “It was a political war that we had to fight with one hand tied behind our back.” That’s one thing Bill Oberhaus, Delta, a Vietnam veteran, told students at Archbold High School during a school assembly honoring Vietnam veterans, Thursday, Sept. 20. The program included a […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 13: Mariajuanita & Ricardo Vasquez, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 14: Megan Antoszewski, Fayette, boy. Sept. 21: Melissa & Ryan Nafziger, Archbold, boy.

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Two, Falls To Lake

The Archbold girls soccer team raised its record to 3-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with wins over Wauseon and Swanton last week. The Streaks lost only their second match this season at Lake to fall to 7-2 overall. AHS 3, Wauseon 2 The Streaks traveled to Wauseon, Tuesday, Sept. 18, and came home with a 3-2 victory. Wauseon […]

Group Raising Funds To Upgrade Memorial Park Ball Diamond

An informal group of Archbold residents is raising money to change the backstop at the baseball diamond in Memorial Park. Russ Wyse, a member of the group, said they want to replace the chain-link style backstop with a combination of a low concrete block wall that would extend from dugout to dugout, and a large net. Using a net would […]

Library Officials Meet With Design Expert

Joyce Klingelsmith, director of the Archbold Community Library, told members of the library board she was scheduled to meet with a representative of Library Design, today, Wednesday. Speaking to board members during their Wednesday, Sept. 12 meeting, Klingelsmith said the representative will look over the library and discuss ideas for creating a space for teenagers. Klingelsmith proposed the idea at […]

Streaks Top Swanton 56-29 In Shootout

Archbold jumped out to an early 21-0 first-quarter lead on its way to posting a 56- 29 Northwest Ohio Athletic League football win, Friday, Sept. 21, at Swanton. The Streaks upped their record to 4-1, 2-1 NWOAL. The Bulldogs fell to 0-5, 0-4 NWOAL. On a rain-drenched night it was all Archbold in the opening 12 minutes as the Streaks […]

Schantz Sentenced For Illegal Voting Conviction

Roger Schantz, 76, Murrells Inlet, S.C., was sentenced to seven days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after pleading guilty to charges related to illegal voting. Schantz, an Archbold native and 1954 Archbold High School graduate, was sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court for two counts of illegal voting. In addition to the jail term, […]

Participants In Steps For Life Walkathon

AHS Boys Fourth At Widewater Invitational

The Archbold boys cross country team finished fourth out of 12 teams with 117 points at the Liberty Center Widewater Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 22. Perrysburg won with 43 team points. Delta was second with 103, and Midpark was third with 109. Bryce Tinsman was the first Blue Streak to finish. He finished sixth in 16 minutes, 48 seconds. Alex Hurst […]

Nine Theft Reports Filed With Police

Nine theft reports covering everything from a motorcycle, three central airconditioning units to eight cases of beer and two packs of cigarettes were filed with Archbold police. •SK Developments, Inc., Napoleon, reported on Thursday, Sept. 13, that three central air conditioner units from mobile homes the company owns in the Fox Chase Mobile Home Park were stolen. Two units were […]

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