2014-12-31

Bible Study



The non-denominational Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Jan. 6, 9:30 a.m. The study will be on “Too Busy Not To Pray.”

Third Grade Boys Win Tournament



The Archbold third grade boys basketball team won the Defiance YMCA league tournament championship at the Defiance YMCA, Saturday, Dec. 20. The Streaks finished the league with a 10-0 record. Front row, from left: Colten Beaverson, Cahle Roth, Josiah Gomez, Jett Baun, Brady Bacik. Back row: Jayden Seiler, Sam Just, Titus Rufenacht, Chase Miller, Aiden Kruse. Missing: Jack Hurst. Coaches […]

Harley Sings



Harley Lee Clark sings during the Archbold second grade students’ visit to Fairlawn Haven, Thursday, Dec. 18.– photo by David Pugh

Streaks Declaw Panthers 58-34



Archbold made the short trek into Williams County, Tuesday, Dec. 23, for a non-league boys basketball matchup at Stryker. The Panthers trailed 14- 8 after the first period and from there, it was all Blue and Gold as the Streaks rolled to their fifth win of the season with just one loss, 58- 34. Stryker fell to 1-4. Archbold outscored […]

Archbold Police Log



Dec. 18 1:23 pm: Questions about parking on private property, 1900 block S. Defiance St., advised subject to post signs. 3:17 pm: 911 hang-up, 200 block LaChoy Dr., all okay. 5:05 pm: Domestic trouble, Fox Chase. Dec. 19 7:22 am: A car, driven by Jody Ann Riley, 37, West Unity, with passenger Adam Reeb, 11, same address, was driving into […]

Fourth Period Dooms AHS Girls



Leading 43-33 after three periods, the Archbold girls basketball team was outscored 22-6 by Bowling Green in the final eight minutes for a 55-49 loss, Monday, Dec. 22, at BG. “We got off to a good start, but we couldn’t sustain it,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “We got in big foul trouble, and BG capitalized at the free-throw […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Jason Delaney, Delta, plaintiff vs Annette Delaney, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Mark Ballmer, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Karli Thornton, Napoleon vs Joshua Woggon, Grand Rapids, Mich., obligor. URESA. Danielle Ringler, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Robert Ringler, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Lightning Rod Mutual, Wooster, plaintiff vs Jerry Zimmerman, Bryan, defendant. Other civil. […]

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015



In the waning days of 2014, we reflect on the year that is ending, and think about the new year to come. We have been through much during 2014, some good, some bad. Some issues have been resolved; others remain in question. One of the most important is the proposal to realign St. Rts. 66 and 2 along Co. Rd. […]

Fae Fogt



Fae Fogt, 88, of Van Wert, passed away on Dec. 25, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice in Van Wert. She was born on April 2, 1926, in Highland County, Ohio, to Thomas C. and Geraldine (Raybourn) Miller. She married Carl F. Fogt on June 13, 1948, in Highland. A member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, she served on Altar Guild […]

Algae Battle Is A Challenge: Science Is Still Trying To Catch Up With The Increase In Toxic Blooms



Finding a solution to algae pollution in Lake Erie and elsewhere is rather like the moon shot of water quality. It carries less glamour and drama than the decade-long Apollo program, perhaps, but it will require similar effort, ingenuity and patience. And the matter is urgent: Last summer’s water crisis, when half a million people in and around Toledo were […]


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