4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H club met on Tuesday, May 3, at St. James’s Lutheran Church. The last chance for Quality Assurance is Monday, May 23, 6:30-7:30 pm, at the Delta High School ag classroom. The next meeting is Tuesday, May 17, at St. James Lutheran Church. The beef/ sheep are responsible for snacks. Members may sign up for Mud Hens […]

Investigate Burglary

Archbold police are looking into a burglary that occurred at the 306 North Street home of Demessis V. Rodriguez, 28. The incident occurred sometime between 9:30 pm, Thursday, April 28, and 7:30 am the following morning, the police report states. Someone entered the home through a front window. Nothing was reported taken. Police collected evidence from the scene, including a […]

AHS, PHS Compete At Lamberson Invitational

The Pettisville girls track team finished second and Archbold was sixth at the Lamberson Invitational, Saturday, May 7, at Montpelier. The Archbold boys team was fifth; Pettisville was 13th. The Pettisville girls 4×800-meter relay team of Elizabeth Sauder, Nichole Foor, Morgan Leppelmeier, and Alexa Leppelmeier set a meet record of 9 minutes, 50.98 seconds. The time broke the previous record […]

Klinger Pharmacy Opens

The ribbon was officially cut on Tuesday, May 2, opening Klinger Pharmacy in Archbold. On hand for the ceremony were, from left: Kirk Weldy, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce board member; Julie Klinger, co-owner with Chuck Klinger; Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator; Donna Dettling, assistant village administrator; Amy Krueger, AACC executive director, and Chad Kruse, AACC Chamber board vice president […]

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.) Letisha J. Canales, Wauseon, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, $51. Russell L. Harmon, Fayette, seat belt, N. Fayette St., Fayette, $30, $51. Christina M. Patterson, rural Lyons, speeding, 75-55, St. Rt. 108, […]

AHS Tennis Stands 5-5

The Archbold boys tennis team is 5-5 after a 4-1 win at Defiance, Monday, May 2, and a 3-2 loss at Sylvania Southview, Thursday, May 5. The Streaks play in the Division II sectional tournament at Defiance College, tomorrow, Thursday, and Saturday, May 14. AHS 4, Defiance 1 Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Michael Menendez 6-3, 6-4. 2. Erik […]

What Do We Want Archbold To Be?

Peggy Oyer had it right when she appeared at the Monday, May 2, Archbold Village Council meeting. She asked the question: What do we want Archbold to be? Archbold is many things, from a quaint community known for its Mennonite heritage to an economic powerhouse, an industrial juggernaut waiting to burst. Which way do we want to go? Our community […]

Furnace Malfunction Causes Explosion

A malfunction in a furnace at the North Star-BHP steel plant caused an explosion that was heard, and felt, in the Delta area about 5:52 pm, Saturday, May 7. Rick Sluder, Wauseon fire chief, said the malfunction caused molten steel to escape from the furnace. It dropped into a safety pit, but the pit sometimes collects water. When the molten […]

PHS Softball Advances To Sectional Final

Pettisville shut out Emmanuel Christian 9-0 to win its Division IV sectional semifinal contest, Monday, May 9, at Pettisville. The Birds (9-7) play thirdranked Fairview (12-5), tomorrow, Thursday, 5 p.m., in a sectional final at Fairview. Pettisville led 1-0 after one, 4-0 after three, and 5-0 after four before scoring four runs in the fifth. Kyra Behnfelt was the winning […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Soon-to-be-graduates who represent the top 10 percent of the Class of 2006: Whitney Fricke, Andrea Bowman, Haley Sauder, Lara Gautsche, Randi Meyer, Ryan Volkman, Lindsay Rohrs, Britney Gericke, Emily Grisez, Dan Higginbotham, Darin King. Haley Marie Sauder, 17, will wear the mortarboard cap and gown of a graduate twice in just a few […]

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