Boy Scouts Collecting Items For Sesquicentennial Time Capsule

While all of the details have not been worked out for the Archbold Sesquicentennial celebration, one activity has already been planned for Archbold’s Bicentennial. When Archbold celebrates its 200th birthday in 2066, one activity will be the opening of a time capsule left by participants who celebrated the 150th birthday in 2016. Jake Sauber, a Boy Scout in Archbold Troop […]

Archbold Assists Wauseon At House Fire

Archbold firefighters were called to provide mutual aid to Wauseon Fire Department at a Saturday, Jan. 23, house fire. Rick Sluder, Wauseon fire chief, said WFD was called to a home owned by Scott Ellinwood at 15880 Co. Rd. H, east of Co. Rd. 16, after the residents smelled smoke coming from the kitchen. When firefighters arrived, Sluder said they […]


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold beat Tinora 55- 26, Monday, Jan. 18. Matthew Gladieux led the way with 13 points. Drake Mohring tallied 9 and Silas Whiteman pitched in with 8. The Streaks traveled to Delta, Thursday, Jan. 21, and came home with a 55-14 victory. Kade Kern scored 15 points. Chase Kohler, Noah Cheney, Adam Walker, and Josiah […]

Café Reopened

The Café at Wyse Commons was officially reopened, Friday, Jan. 22, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The café was closed for remodeling. From left: Lisa Short, Fairlawn independent living director, cuts the ribbon held by independent living staff members Brittany Timberman, Rebecca Marini, and Kelli Burkholder.– photo by David Pugh

Public Meetings

Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Feb 1, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.


Luke Fisher, AHS ‘15 and son of Vern and Rosemary, scored 14 points and finished with seven rebounds in Bethel (Ind.) College’s 87-86 men’s basketball victory over St. Francis (Ind.), Tuesday, Jan. 19. Fisher scored 14 points and grabbed four rebounds in Bethel (Ind.) College’s 87- 80 loss at Grace College, Winona Lake, Ind., Saturday, Jan. 23. BC is 16-5, […]

Perform With Honor Band

Emma Cobb, left, and Layne Rex, AHS band members, participated in the Bowling Green State University Honor Band, Saturday, Jan. 16. The pair rehearsed at Bowling Green the preceding Thursday and Friday and on the day of the performance. Beth Voll, AHS band director, said the BGSU Honor Band program is highly selective when choosing musicians. Cobb plays the trombone; […]

Car Windows Smashed

There were two reports of car windows smashed during the overnight hours of Sunday, Jan. 17, to Monday, Jan. 18, in Colony Meadows. Steven Andrew Garcia, 29, a resident, said the passenger side rear window of his car was broken sometime between 10:30 pm, Sunday, and 8 am Monday. Sean A. Campbell, 35, another resident, said the rear window of […]

Report Cards Flunk

The idea behind the Ohio School Report Card system is sound. Parents can compare schools across the state and make informed choices about their children’s education. But the report cards have been flawed. The state has been revamping the grade cards over the last three years, releasing just snippets of data. But releasing just snippets is almost worse than issuing […]

Wyse Named Executive Officer

Rachelle Wyse, Archbold, a student in the culinary arts management program at Four County Career Center, has been named an executive officer of the FCCC chapter of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. Projects for the 100-member organization this year include fundraising and assisting with community projects, participating in the FCCLA leadership and skills competitions, and sponsoring student […]