2012-12-05

Hartz Performs In Christmas Concert



Bethany Hartz, a senior pharmacy major at the University of Findlay, performed in a symphonic band and wind ensemble concert, “Santa’s Journey,” Sunday, Dec. 2. Hartz, PHS ‘09, is the daughter of Carla and Phil, rural Wauseon. Hartz is active in Circle K and symphonic band at the university.

Confiscate Drug Paraphernalia



Archbold police confiscated items that may have been used in connection with drug abuse, a police report states. Police were called to a home in the 100 block of South Lincoln Street about 2:45 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 20, after the items were discovered. Taken by police were a syringe containing a clear liquid, a wooden “dug out,” a “one-hitter” cigarette […]

Frank Hits Game Winner To Beat Wauseon 55-53



It doesn’t matter which cliché you use, barnburner or nail-biter, but one thing is certain: when Archbold and Wauseon kick off the boys basketball season, you’ll get one or the other. Zeb Frank’s shot with 1.5 seconds left lifted Archbold to a 55-53 victory over Wauseon, Saturday, Dec. 1, in their non-league season opener at The Thunderdome. “This was a […]

Honor Student



Dylan Weirauch, PHS ‘10, son of Doug and Jackie, was named to the dean’s list for the October 2012 session in the College of Applied Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Police Investigate Guns In Apartment Dumpster



Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said officers are investigating a report involving firearms allegedly being left in a dumpster at the Holland Court Apartments. The initial report was filed with police on Thursday, Nov. 22. However, police spoke to a person who said there were no guns in the dumpster. A check revealed no items of a suspicious nature. The […]

Blue Streak Girls Raise Record To 3-0



Archbold committed only 17 turnovers to Wauseon’s 30 as the Streaks defeated the Indians 50-44, Tuesday, Nov. 27, in a non-league girls basketball battle at Wauseon. Archbold hosted Liberty Center in The Thunderdome, Friday, Nov. 30. Sprinting out to a 21-0 first-quarter lead, AHS blew out the Tigers 83-32 to go 3-0, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. AHS […]

What’s Going On?



Cliff and Carolyn Klopfenstein celebrated their 52nd anniversary on Dec. 3. ––– David and Jayma Gobrogge celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Dec. 3. ––– Martha Yoder celebrated her birthday on Dec. 1. ––– Some boys, along with their mentors, took a fruit basket to Esther Sauder Rupp. They had such a fun time together. ––– If you have an […]

Public Meetings



Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 6, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. […]

Blackbird Girls Beat Delta, Fall To Fayette



Pettisville went on a 17- 0 run in the final minutes, slipping past Delta 49-46, Tuesday, Nov. 27, in a nonleague girls basketball game at Delta. The Birds opened Buckeye Border Conference action, Friday, Nov. 30, at Fayette. PHS led after every quarter but when it counted, as the Eagles outscored the Birds 14-11 in the fourth quarter for a […]

“Death By Chocolate” Is Funny Send-Up



The Archbold Community Theatre production of “Death By Chocolate” takes the old-style detective story and gives it a comic treatment that will have even the hardest of hard-nosed detectives laughing out of their shoes. Many detective movies of the 1940s and 50s were done in a style known as “Film Noir.” Noir is French for “black.” It describes the stark […]


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