Festival Of Lights Popular

The annual Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park is a popular Archbold attraction. Motorists and pedestrians drive and walk through the lighted Christmas displays. In this photo, a sport utility vehicle with its lights off slowly begins a trip through the park. It appears in silhouette, because the driver of the vehicle behind it has his lights on. It is […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Aspen J. Schuette, rural Wauseon, speeding, 70-55, US20A, $47, $88. Vickie S. Nafziger, Archbold, failed to yield at stop sign, Clover Lane at N. Lincoln St., $102, $88. Stephanie M. Martinez-Chapa, rural Wauseon, […]

AHS Wrestlers Compete At Backhaus Duals

The Archbold wrestling team took part in the Backhaus Duals, Saturday, Dec. 12, at Tinora High School, finishing with a 3-2 record. The Blue Streaks defeated Paulding 48-18 and Northwest Ohio Athletic League foes Bryan 42-27 and Evergreen 48-21. The Streaks dropped matches to Otsego 39-25 and host Tinora 56-18. Lukas Rodriguez (170 pounds) finished 4-0. Camden Miller (145 lbs.) […]

Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dean and Diane Miller are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Dean Miller and Diane Rupp were married Dec. 18, 1965, at St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker, by Rev. Carl Benning. They have two children, Brad (Marcia) Miller, Archbold, and Michelle (Wes) Kinsey, Archbold, and five grandchildren. The couple will celebrate the occasion with their children and grandchildren.

Report Menacing

Rocky D. Filson, 28, Archbold, told Archbold police he was repeatedly threatened by a person known to him on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Filson reported the incident to police later that same day. —— London played host to the Summer Olympic games in 1908 and 1948. When it hosted again in 2012, the British capital city became the first city in […]


Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball The Streaks traveled to Liberty Center, Monday, Nov. 30, and lost 25-14. Leading scorers were Nellie Miller with 8 points and Jensyn Robinson with 6. Archbold traveled to Stryker, Tuesday, Dec. 1, and won 25-2. Leading scorer was Kylie Sauder with 12 points. The Streaks traveled to Defiance, Thursday, Dec. 3, and came away with […]

AHS Accounting Students Compete

Jonah Waidelich and Nick Waidelich, from left, consider an answer in the University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation Accounting Department High School Accounting Competition, Friday, Oct. 30. Twenty-four students from AHS, Swanton, and the Four County Career Center were divided into six teams to solve a crime. The team of Matt Kinsman, Leah Hall, Leslie Simon, and Kierstyn […]

Roger LaRue, Jr.

Roger LaRue, Jr. age 45, of Alabaster, Ala., passed away suddenly on Dec. 5, 2015, after dealing with many years of severe health issues. He was a member of the Haven Heights Baptist Church in Wauseon. He graduated from Wauseon High school in 1989 and later attended Northwest State Community College in Archbold, receiving an associate degree in computer science, […]

Pettisville Boys Fall To Delta, Hilltop

The Pettisville boys basketball team took to the road twice last week and came home empty-handed, losing to Delta 49-36 and Hilltop 62-49. Delta 49, PHS 36 The Blackbirds traveled to Delta, Tuesday, Dec. 8. The Panthers opened the first period with a 15-3 lead and played a steady pace the remainder of the game to grab the non-league victory. […]

Year-Long Negotiations Result In New EMS Contracts

After about a year of negotiations, the Fulton County commissioners– the political entities that employ firefighters and rescue workers– and the fire departments themselves have agreed to a new five-year contract. Archbold Village Council approved the contract at its Monday, Dec. 7 meeting. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire chief, said the contract makes major changes in how the county emergency medical […]

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