2013-03-20

Fairlawn Auction Has Roots In Toledo, Iowa




The Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, famous throughout the region and in some cases, across the country, had its roots in Toledo and Iowa. Fern Schrock, a Fairlawn backer most of her life, said when the churches of the Archbold area began to plan the building of a nursing home, some of those behind the project visited Darlington House, a Jewish […]

Charges Pending Against Juvenile



A charge of juvenile delinquency by way of domestic violence is pending against an Archbold youth after a Friday, March 8 incident. Police were called to a residence in Colony Meadows about 4:30 pm that day. When they arrived, they were told the juvenile had allegedly kicked another sev- en-year-old juvenile in the face. The police report states when the […]

OG Returns To State Tourney

Boys Basketball State Tournament

Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Bloom Carroll 60-56 in overtime to win the Division III regional boys basketball championship, Saturday, March 16, at Bowling Green State University. The Titans (24-3), who won the Napoleon district and defeated Archbold 52-41 during the regular season, finished sixth in the final Associated Press poll. It is the second straight year OG is in the Final Four […]

eBook Use Jumps At Library



The use of “eBooks,” books which are read on electronic devices, has risen dramatically at Archbold Community Library. In January, the number of eBooks circulated through the library was up 90% from January 2012. In February, eBook circulation was up 68%. During the Wednesday, March 13 library board meeting, Joyce Klingelsmith, director, said the Archbold library has patrons who check […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Leandra M. Valadez, Archbold, speeding, 67-55, US20A, $37, $88. Juan Gonzalez, Fayette, speeding, 42-25, E. Gamble Rd., Fayette, $47, $88. Theodore W. Cobb, rural Fayette, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, Co. […]

Wyse Named First Team All-Ohio In D-III



Cassidy Wyse, a junior on the Archbold girls basketball team, was named First Team All-Ohio in Division III by the Associated Press last week. She averaged 14.1 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game this season. TheStreaks advanced to the regional fi- nal, where they lost to Columbus Africentric. Archbold finished with a 25-2 record and won the Northwest […]

Upgrades At Memorial Park; One Done, One Coming



One upgrade at Memorial Park in Archbold is complete, and another is planned soon. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, told members of the Archbold Park Board, Monday, March 11, that the new backstop is complete at the baseball diamond. The new backstop eliminates the old chain-link fence structure, replacing it with a low brick wall and a large […]

Students To Build Greenhouse At Middle School



A greenhouse will soon appear at the Archbold Middle School. Michelle Bagrowski, district curriculum coordinator, told members of the Archbold Area School Board students in Archbold R.O.C.K.S. (Recreation, Opportunity, Community, Knowledge, and Success), a before- and after-school program, will build the greenhouse. Speaking to the board during its Monday, March 18 meeting, Bagrowski said the greenhouse will be used to […]

Shuffleboard Winners



A Close Cut




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