New Signs Welcome Motorists To Archbold

Motorists approaching the village from the north and west at night are now greeted by new, lighted welcome signs. But those coming from the south must wait a little longer for the light to shine. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said there was a change in plans for the power to the sign on St. Rt. 66, north […]

Cider Can Chicken

Recipe Corner

1 roasting chicken, approx. 4-5 pounds 2 cans apple cider 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 ounces olive oil Pepper, to taste The day before, brine the chicken: Dissolve 1 tablespoon Kosher salt and 1 tablespoon sugar in one can of apple cider. Mix in 1 tablespoon chopped herbs and 1 clove chopped garlic. Submerge […]

Streaks Reclaim Classic Title

The Archbold girls basketball team (6-1) claimed its fourth title in five years when the Streaks beat Defiance 45-35 in the championship game of the Defiance Physical Therapy Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Defiance. Archbold avenged last year’s loss in the finals to Ayersville with a 64-54 victory over the Pilots in the semifinals, Monday, Dec. 7. AHS 64, Ayersville […]

Inauguration Of New Mayor To Kick Off 150th Celebration

When Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor-elect, is inaugurated into office on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, it will be more than just a simple swearing-in. The event begins the Archbold Sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. Plans call for several special events throughout 2016, culminating in a special celebration July 13-17. That four-day event will include a play about Archbold history, special history display […]

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 7 3:58 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Fairlawn Haven. 4:22 pm: Suspicious activity, 300 block Park St., middle school Rocket Day. 4:50 pm: East Gardens, domestic trouble. Dec. 8 2:12 am: Threats, harassment, Fox Chase. 8:59 am: Lost property, 200 block S. Defiance St. 4:22 pm: 911 hang-up, all okay. 5:32 pm: Citation to Ronald Stockburger, 70, Archbold, disobeying traffic signal, […]

Streaks Hold Off Locos For League Win

Archbold (2-2, 1-0) built a double-digit lead through three quarters but had to hold off Montpelier (1-2, 0-1) for a 50-42 Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball victory, Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Thunderdome. “That’s as good of a Montpelier team that we have seen in a while,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. “Their play didn’t surprise us. We […]

“Celebration” Is Theme For Sesquicentennial Fireworks Display

Members of the Archbold Sesquicentennial committee selected a theme of “celebration” for the fireworks planned for Saturday, July 16. The committee met Thursday, Dec. 10, and discussed several issues revolving around the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the village. The Archbold Fire Department, in cooperation with the Wauseon Fire Department, will set off the fireworks on the evening of […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Brendan Whitman, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Jeongsun Whitman, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Patsy Magallanes, Archbold, plaintiff vs Sergio Magallanes, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. David Beach, Bowling Green, plaintiff vs Joyce Beach, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Ally Financial Inc., Roseville, Minn., plaintiff vs Verner Ray, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Alison Neuenschwander, Archbold, plaintiff vs Laura Hays, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Capital One […]

Holgate Tops Streaks

Archbold made the trip to Holgate, Saturday, Dec. 12, and suffered a 48-45 boys basketball loss despite putting three in double figures. Archbold (2-3) led 11-5 after one and 23-20 at the break, but was outscored 16-5 in the third as Holgate took a 36-28 advantage into the final eight minutes. The Blue and Gold, led by Bryce Williams’ game-high […]

Students Lead AHS Christmas Program

Archbold High School students stepped onto the school stage, Thursday, Dec. 10, to perform their annual Christmas program for their peers. The event featured musical performances, video clips, and some audience participation, just like many other school Christmas programs. The difference is the AHS program is organized and performed entirely by AHS students with a bit of help from Kent […]