German Lutheran Heritage German Lutheran Heritage Association, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m., Lutheran Social Services, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Speaker: Roger Helberg, butchering days of a time long passed. Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Feb. 4, […]

Grand Jury Indicts 15

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 15 people at its Monday, Jan. 11 meeting. Of the 15 indicted, 10 were charged with illegal drug-related crimes. Two men, Henry W. Marksch IV, 27, and Benito Alaniz, 28, both of Archbold, were indicted on drug charges. Details about their indictments were profiled in last week’s issue of this newspaper. […]

Pocketbook Stolen

Katrina Marie Williams, 19, rural Archbold, told Archbold police her pocketbook was stolen while she was at work at Archbold Container sometime between 6 and 9:30 am, Wednesday, Jan. 20. In last week’s edition of this newspaper, there was a report of a pocketbook found in a garbage can in the 100 block of North Defiance Street. Williams said she […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “ABBA: Cop: Training in Righteousness,” Jesse Kahler with Nick & Sarra Hudson. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Wynemia Waidelich, greeters; Clara Beck, Jacob Zehr, prelude, offertory, postlude; Duane Beck, song leader; Sheila Gruenhagen, worship leaders; offertory, “Parables,” a worship ensemble from Goshen College. Benediction & farewell to […]

Miller Cans 22 For AHS In NWOAL Win Over Delta

Archbold took one more step in its quest for a seventh straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title, Friday, Jan. 29, hosting Delta. The Streaks used a strong second half to win 71-56, remaining perfect in the NWOAL at 5-0. Delta fell to 4-10, 0-5 NWOAL. The Panthers had upset in their eyes throughout the first half, leading 14-12 […]

Vandalism To Warehouse

Archbold police are investigating the vandalism of a warehouse building owned by Hornish Brothers Trucking at 208 E. Lugbill Road. Police were called to the building on Monday, Jan. 11, after it was discovered rooms inside the building had been spray-painted, trash was strewn, and items had been moved. Tera Rogers, a police officer, said police have suspects.

‘Right’ Leads Bible Quiz League

Brothers Joe and Josh Richer, Wauseon, and sisters Kate and Hope Nofziger, Archbold, from left, make up a House Church Bible quiz team called “Right.” At 8-1, they lead the Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz League after close wins over two teams who came into the second meet undefeated, “Charged” (7-2) from North Clinton and “The Mob” (7-2) from Pettisville Missionary.It’s […]

Elmwood Takes Down Streaks In State Duals

Archbold took to the mats in the second round of the regional quarterfinals in the Division III state duals wrestling tournament at Delta High School, Wednesday, Jan. 27. The Blue Streaks were the fifth seed in Sub-Region 17- B and faced fourth-seeded Elmwood. Archbold brought an abbreviated lineup to take on the Royals, who were missing a few starters as […]

Harassment Reported

An Archbold woman told police she had been the victim of telephone harassment starting in June 2015. Yolanda Cuellar, 44, Archbold, filed the report with officers on Monday, Jan. 25. Police are investigating.


Eli Farbrother, an Archbold first grader, concentrates as he works on the design that will become his shirt celebrating 100 Day, Friday, Jan. 29. Using special crayons, students color the design, which is ironed onto a t-shirt. The design is backwards, so when it is transferred to the shirt, it will read correctly.– photo by David Pugh

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