Wednesday Night Couch Racing at West Clinton Mennonite Church

Archbold Fire Log

April 26 12:17 am: Minivan on fire, Co. Rd. 19 at St. Rt. 2; owner: Kermit Harmon, rural Wauseon; damage: $1,000. 12:31 pm: House fire, 20122 St. Rt. 2; property owner: Charles Nofziger, rural Archbold; tenant: Fred Johnson; cause: undetermined; damage: $50,000 to structure, $10,000 to contents. April 28 4:54 am: Wood fire in grinder, Sauder Woodworking Brush Creek plant; […]

AHS Boys Go For Seventh Straight Title At NWOAL Track Meet

Archbold will attempt to win its seventh straight boys title as it hosts the Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field meet, last night, Tuesday, and Friday, May 15. The Blue Streak boys have won six straight NWOAL team titles. Wauseon won the girls title last year. Levi Wyse, an AHS senior, seeks his fourth straight 100-meter dash title and […]

Possible Scam Reported

Betty I. Hoffman, 84, Archbold, told police on Thursday, April 30, that a member of her family may be the victim of a possible scam. Police spoke to the alleged victim and conducted an investigation, but the APD report states no further action can be taken.

Jamaican Bobsled Team Sweeps Couch Races

The words “couch” and “racing” sound like two things that would never be used together. But the furniture was flying in the West Clinton Mennonite Church parking lot, Wednesday, May 6. Teams of Mennonite Youth Fellowship groups from throughout the area pushed homemade racing couches through a drag-race course, a road course, and an oval. Video of one of the […]


Norma J. (Dunham) Rice, 84, Archbold, died May 6, 2015. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

Streaks Clinch Outright NWOAL Title

Archbold picked up the outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title with a convincing 16-3 win over Evergreen last week, while also defeating Pettisville 6-0 and Fairview 6-4. The Apaches were ranked seventh in the latest Division III softball coaches poll. AHS 6, Pettisville 0 The Streaks picked up a hard-earned 6-0 victory over the Blackbirds, Wednesday, May 6, at […]

Pettisville Softball Stands 8-9 On Season

Pettisville easily defeated Fayette but lost to Edon and Archbold last week in softball action. The Birds hosted Fayette, Monday, May 4, and beat the Eagles 23-0 in five innings. PHS traveled to Archbold, Wednesday, May 6, and lost to the Blue Streaks 6-0. Details are included in the Archbold softball article. Pettisville ended the week by traveling to Edon, […]

Inaccurate Data Delays Economic Impact Study

Inaccurate data has been found in draft versions of the study looking into the economic impact of rerouting St. Rts. 66 and 2 outside the village. Village officials are waiting for the data to be corrected before presenting the study to the public. The Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development is preparing the study with the help of […]

Robert D. Hicks, Jr.

Robert D. Hicks, Jr., age 66, of Stryker, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 5, 2015, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. Prior to his retirement, he had been a banker with the former Tiffin Valley Bank and the former First National Bank, in Archbold. Robert was born in Martins Ferry on Jan. 28, 1949, the son of Robert […]

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