2014-06-25

Strawn Receives Award



Michal Strawn, AHS ‘11 and son of James and Kristy, received the Clovis Frank Award in the Humanities during the annual Honors Convocation recently at Capital University, Bexley. The award is given to students who meet these criteria: students must be in one of the humanities disciplines; shown proven excellence in at least two of the disciplines; have GPA over […]

Acme Baseball



Stryker defeated Archbold 7-2 in ACME baseball action, Monday, June 16. The Panthers led 2-1 going into the fifth inning, when they scored four runs in the top of the inning. Archbold answered with a run in the bottom of the inning. Stryker scored the final run in the seventh. Derek Walker was the losing pitcher. In five innings he […]

Council Faced With Waterline Decision; Chooses Cheaper Method



Archbold Village Council faced a difficult decision about how to install a new waterline on Stryker Street during its Monday, June 16 meeting. The debate was whether to construct approximately 2,120 linear feet of waterline, including 1,400 feet of 12- inch waterline along Stryker Street, using the traditional open-trench method or by underground boring. In the end, council agreed to […]

Jr. Acme Baseball



The Archbold Junior Acme baseball team is 12-2 after a win over Wauseon and a loss to Findlay, Sunday, June 22. In the first game against Wauseon, Brandon Miller pitched a 3-0 one-hit shutout. Sam Petersen, Nick Rodriguez, Cash Gericke, and Gabe Petersen each hit a double. In the nightcap, Findlay defeated Archbold 8-2. Archbold led 2-0 going into the […]

Earns Degree



London Smith, Archbold, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in music business from Greenville (Ill.) College, Sunday, May 25.

Vaccination: A No-Brainer



In modern vocabulary, a “no-brainer” is a term for a decision that requires little thought or consideration. It describes a choice so easy that it doesn’t take much brainpower to decide. Having children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella is a no-brainer. In days past, measles, mumps and rubella, also known as the German measles, were common childhood diseases. It […]

What’s Going On?




Dale Weldy stopped in and reminisced about when he had a horse in his younger years. One day when he was riding, the saddle slipped, his foot caught in the stirrup and he was dragged about a quarter mile. Luckily, he said it was on the grassy side of the road. Dale also said his sister will soon be 93. […]

ONA Sees Problems With Public Records



Dennis Hetzel, executive director of the Ohio Newspaper Association, of which this newspaper is a member, was pleased with the good news from a recent county-by-county audit of the availability of public records. But at the same time, he is also concerned about changes in Ohio law that make records less and less available. He points out court decisions and […]

Archbold Police Log



June 13 8:59 am: Traffic detail, 800 block West Barre Rd. 12:15 pm: Houseguest refuses to leave, East Gardens. Two subjects told to leave residence, further advised not to come back. 1:29 pm: Tent found in roadway, Middle St. at North St., owner contacted. 2:10 pm: Kept peace, East Gardens. 2:49 pm: Three bicycle safety awards issued, 400 block Murbach […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 30, 2004 Ken Cline, superintendent, told school board additional operating money will be needed in 2006 or 2007. A five-year financial forecast is a planning document required by the state that must be filed in June. County commissioners approved a levy for the county senior center, while the county DD board decided against a levy […]