“Fools”: A Funny Show About A Curse Of Stupidity

In the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” one of the title character’s favorite sayings is, “Stupid is as stupid does.” The cast of “Fools,” the Archbold High School fall play, says stupid is funny. “It’s about a high school teacher named Leon,” said Gabe Short, an AHS senior who plays the role. “He gets a new job as a teacher in […]

Gene Carlin

Gene Carlin passed away peacefully in his home after a short battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 27 in Stryker, at the age of 78. A Williams County resident his whole life, Gene was born on Jan. 27, 1936, in Stryker to Russel and Gladys (Elser) Carlin. He graduated from Stryker High School in 1954. He married Ivyl Stamm, his […]

PHS Falls To Toledo Christian At District

Toledo Christian defeated Pettisville in the Division III district tournament for the second straight year, Tuesday, Oct. 21. Last year TC beat the Birds in the district finals. This year they met up in the district semifinals. The Eagles (23-2), ranked 15th by the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association, defeated Pettisville 23- 25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-22, to advance to […]

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Elden and Clarabell Badenhop, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Elden Badenhop and Clarabell Plassman were married Oct. 31, 1954, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Napoleon Township. They have three children: Cristie (Keith) Sevey, Archbold; Philip (Nancy) Badenhop, Wauseon; and Jill (Kevin) Sautter, Weston. They have 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The couple will celebrate the occasion with family.

Adriane K. Huffman

Dr. Adriane K. Huffman, age 34, of Columbus and formerly of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Adriane is survived by her fiancé, Joe Popp, of Columbus, whom she met at The Ohio State University. Also surviving are her loving parents, John and Deb Huffman; brother Brian (Trena) with nieces Brayton and Blaney of […]

AHS Falls To Otsego In District Semifinal

Otsego had Archbold’s number for the second time this season, defeating the Streaks 25-17, 25-20, 25- 15 in a Division III district semifinal at Perrysburg. The Knights defeated AHS on Sept. 27 to win the Streak Spike-Tacular title. Otsego (22-3) went on to defeat Tinora 25-23, 17-25, 25-21, 25-11 in the district championship game, Saturday, Oct. 25. “Tonight was not […]

Blood Donation

Seth Lester, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, donates blood during a recent blood drive. Overall, FCCC students and staff donated 137 units.– courtesy photo

Irena E. Henricks

Irena E. Henricks, age 97, of Archbold and formerly of Delta, passed away Thursday Oct. 23, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Prior to her retirement she had worked for 23 years at Wauseon Manufacturing. She had also worked for the Swanton Key newspaper. Mrs. Henricks was born on April 27, 1917, in Fulton County, the daughter of the late […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; ministry spotlight, Operation Christmas Child, Aaron Rex family. Message, “Exodus: Living in Relationship With God, Failure-a life of renewal,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Brian Rufenacht, worship leader; young adult praise band, music; Megan Beck, Travis Beck, childrens message. Message “God Guided Living,” Steve Heatwole. Zion Mennonite Sunday: MYF, prelude, […]

Attend Leadership Program At DC

Three Archbold students were among 14 from Four County Career Center who recently participated in the 27th annual Northwest Ohio Student Leadership Conference at Defiance College. Attending from Archbold were Lindsey White, a veterinarian assistant program student, and Jesse Rocha and Emily Short, students in the health careers program. Overall, students in leadership roles from 32 high schools in a […]