Community Prays, Shows Support for Archbold Fire Department

Members of the Archbold community conducted a prayer vigil and show of support for the Archbold Fire Department Monday night, Aug. 17.

Kurtis J. Smith

Kurtis J. Smith, 29, of Bellevue, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, at his home. He was born Oct. 29, 1985, in Norwalk. Kurtisserved in the US Army National Guard with a tour in Iraq. He was a diesel mechanic for Norfolk and Southern Railroad and enjoyed hunting, working out at the gym, and helping people farm. Kurtis loved anything that […]

AHS Golf Eighth At Defiance

The Archbold golf team opened the season with an eighth-place finish at the Defiance Boys Golf Invitational, Monday, Aug.10. Kalida won the 17-team event with a team score of 330. Defiance was second with 338, and Tinora took third with 343. Archbold finished with 371. Ian Radabaugh was low man for the Streaks, with a 79. Brandon Miller Shot an […]

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Large Crowd Gathers Monday To Pray For Archbold Fire Department

A crowd of more than 200 people turned out on short notice on a hot, humid night to lend their support to the Archbold Fire Department with an impromptu prayer service Monday. Earlier, Danielle Childs, Archbold, sent out a cell phone text message encouraging community members to attend the vigil. It had been a particularly difficult week for AFD. In […]

Auto Mishap At Circle K Aug. 6

A two-vehicle collision involving a parked vehicle occurred at Circle K about 12:55 pm, Thursday, Aug. 6, an Archbold police report states. The report states an SUV driven by Bonnie S. Krauss, 56, rural Archbold, was backing in the parking lot and collided with a parked auto owned by Jane Planson, Stryker. No injuries.

Six Letterwinners Back For PHS Volleyball

The Pettisville volleyball team finished last season with a 21-5 record and captured the Buckeye Border Conference title with a 10- 0 record before ending the season with a loss to Toledo Christian in the district semifinal. John Horning, with eight years at the helm of the program and a 156-65 record under his belt, looks to six returning letterwinners […]

Miller Resigns As Head Football Coach; Dominique Hired

Inappropriate Comments To Players Preceed Resignation

Bryan Miller, former head football coach at Archbold High School, chose to resign his coaching job after making inappropriate comments to the team. The Blue Streaks played a scrimmage against Edgerton, Tuesday, Aug. 11. Reports say the Streaks did not play well in the scrimmage. Aaron Rex, Archbold superintendent, said during Miller’s post-scrimmage address to the team, Miller made inappropriate […]


Janette M. Nofzinger, 82, Archbold, died Aug. 10, 2015. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

Avina Signs Letter Of Intent

Mikala Avina, PHS ‘15, seated, center, signs to play soccer at Huntington (Ind.) University. Seated with her are her parents, Benny and Josie. Standing is Chris Tillet, head women’s soccer coach, Huntington University.– courtesy photo