2013-07-24

State Runners-Up

Archbold Junior Acme Finishes Second In State Tourney

Making its fourth appearance in the Junior Acme state tournament and its first-ever appearance in the championship game, Archbold fell short to Anthony Wayne, Monday night, July 22, at Bryan. The Streaks (21-9) had already beaten the Generals 11-8, Sunday, July 21, sending Anthony Wayne down to the loser’s bracket of the double elimination tournament. The Generals then beat Coldwater […]

ConAgra Fire Damages Semi Trailers, Building



A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at approximately 1 am, Monday, July 22. A fire destroyed one semi trailer, damaged two others, and did damage to the ConAgra Foods plant in Archbold, Saturday night, July 20. Andy Brodbeck, fire chief, said a passerby noticed smoke coming from the plant. The person stopped at the fire station and […]

What’s Going On?



Jason and Taylor (Pursel) Rodriguez were married on July 20, which was also their grandparents’ (Larry and Carol Grime) 45th wedding anniversary. ––– Emily and Andrew Yoder- Horst are back from serving in China with the Mennonite Central Committee. ––– Celebrating birthdays: Letha Beck, 91, July 19; Lois Miller, 80, July 21; Marge Grieser. 86, July 13. If you have […]

Second Possible Meth Lab Found In Archbold



A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 4:51 pm, Friday, July 19. A manufactured home in the Colony Meadows trailer park is the site of the second possible methamphetamine lab found in the village of Archbold. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said Friday, July 19, an officer was patrolling in Colony Meadows about 9:24 pm, Tuesday, July […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Citimortgage, O’Fallon, Mo., plaintiff vs Jeanne Harper (deceased), et. al., defendant. Foreclosure. Autovest, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Tasha Augustyniak, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Northern Ohio Investment, Sylvania, plaintiff vs Perry VanAlstine, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Milton Hitt, Jr., Fayette, plaintiff vs Joshua Schaffner, Sebastian, Fla., defendant. Other civil. Discover Bank, New Albany, plaintiff vs Bradley Gee, Delta, defendant. Other […]

Junior Acme Wins Two To Advance To State Championship Game



After losing to Anthony Wayne twice in the regional tournament, Archbold (21-7) defeated the Generals to advance to the championship game of the Junior Acme baseball state tournament, Sunday, July 21, in Bryan. The Streaks scored two runs in the top of the first inning, led 10-3 after five, and held on for an 11-8 victory to stay in the […]

Police Clarify Report On Possible Meth Lab At Lincoln Street Home



The Archbold Police Department has released further clarification in connection with the Friday, July 5 discovery of a possible methamphetamine lab at 408 South Lincoln Street. Martin Schmidt, police chief, said Jennifer L. Jones, 37, who rents the home, was out of town when the report was filed. Schmidt said another individual, whom he declined to identify, arrived at the […]

Harassment Reported



Two reports of harassment were recently filed with Archbold police. Susan Scott, 40, Romulus, Mich., told police on Friday, July 12, that her minor child, a 13-year-old female, had been receiving unwanted messages from a person via a social media website. Scott told police she wanted a report filed for possible charges. Jenna Denise Lambes, 28, Archbold, complained to police […]

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices



Fall sports start next week at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Two-a-days begin Monday, Aug. 5, 3:30-9 pm at the high school for all football candidates grades 9-12. Questions: contact Bryan Miller, coach. Freshman Football Practices begin Monday, Aug. 5, 3:30-7 pm at the high […]

ACT: From Nomadic Thespians To Shows In Its Own Building




In the world of the theatre, there are special lights called “can lights.” A form of spotlight, they look like empty cans with an opening on one end. In the early days of Archbold Community Theatre, can lights were literally made from cans. “We collected empty coffee cans. Gareth Short welded them and painted them black,” said Michael D. Short, […]


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