2013-12-18

AHS Quiz Team Second In Tourney



The Archbold High School quiz team finished second in the annual Fulton County Quiz Team Tournament, Monday, Dec. 2. Archbold was defeated by Wauseon in the final round. Teams from six school districts participated. Others included Pettisville, Evergreen, Fayette, and Swanton. Evergreen placed third. Questions were drawn from 10 categories: American literature, mathematics, world history, fine arts, life science, world […]

Matthew Emmons



Matthew Preston Emmons, J.D., of New Albany, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the age of 34. He was born on Sept. 13, 1979, to Michael Emmons, Sr. and Julia Brink. He attended school in Washington Court House, and graduated from Circleville High School in 1998. Matt earned a BA in history from Gonzaga University […]

Income Tax Predicted To Finish 1.2% Higher



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, predicted the village municipal income tax will finish 2013 about 1.2% higher than last year. Speaking to members of council during its Monday, Dec. 16 meeting, Howell said the November income tax collection was not as good as previous months. Since December collections are traditionally small, he anticipated the year will end about the same […]

Change Funding Scheme For Emergency Management Agency



Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, told members of Archbold Village Council the cost of funding the county Emergency Management Agency is going up. Speaking to council at its Monday, Dec. 2 meeting, Wyse said historically, each county entity paid $600 per year toward the operating cost of the agency. But with state and federal grant funds drying up, the EMA board […]

Public Meetings



Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 19, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.

Very Shiny Nose



Josiah Gomez played Rudolph in the Archbold elementary school play, Thursday, Dec. 12.– photo by David Pugh

United Way Pledges Are Down In 2013



Gina Saaf, executive director of the Fulton County United Way, has received pledges for 65% of what the fund drive received last year. In 2012, the United Way raised about $316,000; 65% of that figure is $205,400. Saaf said in a press release that a few more company fund drives will report in the next few weeks. “Unfortunately, as the […]

Matmen Fall To Delta, Stop PH



Archbold traveled to Swanton Thursday, Dec. 12, for a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League matches. The Streaks dropped the opening match to Delta 55- 10 before defeating Patrick Henry in the nightcap, 59-24. Archbold moves its record to 10-4, 3-1 NWOAL. Delta 55, AHS 10 In a matchup of two of the top teams in the league, the Panthers […]

Letters to Santa

Mrs. Shields Grade 2, Archbold

Dear Santa,Hi! Am I on the good list? Iwant an Ipad. Another thingI want is mincraft for xbox360. Another thing I want isa wii.Sincerely, Mason Miller Dear Santa,Hi! How are you? Are mybrother and sister on thegood list? I hope so becausemy sister wants everything!I want a bow and arro set.Your friend, TayannaBagrowski Dear Santa,Hi! How are you? Am I […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



compiled by Cookie Short Archbold Evangelical Sunday: worship music and offertory, Nick Hudson and worship team. Message, “Drift,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Jenna Stuckey, prelude; MYF, offertory; special music; Carol Stuckey, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Elaine Frey, childrens lesson; Kelly Schmucker, scripture reader. Message by Sarah Aeschliman; Rachel King, Isaac King, Jacob Wheeler, Joel Wheeler, Natalie Graber, Luke […]