2014-10-29

AHS Band Receives Award



Moriah Reichert, left, and Emily Rose, AHS marching band field commanders, show the award the band received for excellence in community service from the Northwest Region of the Ohio School Boards Association. The band was nominated for its ice bucket challenge, in which band members dumped buckets of ice water over their heads, Thursday, Aug. 28, to raise money for […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Nafziger Inducted Into DC Hall Of Fame



Charles Nafziger, Archbold, was one of five former Defiance College studentathletes inducted into the Alumni Varsity D Hall of Fame during 2014 Homecoming festivities earlier this month. Nafziger ‘73, made his mark playing guard on the Yellow Jacket basketball court, in what one sports writer summarized as a brilliant career. He lettered four years and served as captain one season. […]

Receive Cat Complaint



Archbold police received a report of problems caused by cats in the 200 block of Christine Drive. Kiersten Rene Hamm, 20, 217 Christine Drive, told police on Friday, Oct. 17, that about 15 cats run through her yard to get to a neighbor’s home, where a resident feeds them. The cats then defecate in Hamm’s yard. She said it has […]

Blocked Crossing Dangerous



We all know that when Norfolk Southern blocks railroad crossings, it’s a major inconvenience. But it can be more than that. It can be dangerous. Some of that danger was illustrated Wednesday, Oct. 22, when a train blocked the North Defiance and Franklin street crossings for almost an hour, right around the time Archbold schools dismissed students and factories changed […]

Driver Passes



Peyton Driver, an AHS senior, receives serve against Otsego in their Div. III district semifinal, Thursday, Oct. 23.– photo by Dennis Driver

Parking Lot Mishap



A two-vehicle accident occurred in the parking lot at Yoder & Frey Farm Machinery Auction about 2:16 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 14, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. A pickup truck, driven by Thomas E. Teet, 55, Bowling Green, was backing out of a parking space and collided with a car driven by David G. Manges, 73, rural Findlay, which […]

Vote November 4



If you’re thinking about taking a pass on this year’s general election, don’t. Granted, there are few local issues on the ballot, and the only one that directly involves Archbold is a request for Sunday liquor sales. Only Archbold Precinct One votes on that question. But there are races on the state level. You need to be part of those […]

AHS Soccer Action



Above: Oscar Calderon passes to a teammate on the AHS boys soccer team. Below: Lauren Stuckey dribbles the ball for the AHS girls soccer team.– photos by Mary Huber

Ring Reported Missing



Vernon W. Nemire, 85, Stryker, reported to Archbold police on Monday, Oct. 20, he had lost a ring. He said it was lost sometime between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm on Monday, Oct. 6. Nemire said he removed the ring and placed it in his pocket, then visited three businesses in Archbold. When he returned home, he […]


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