Council Okays Seeking Bids For Sewer Pipeline Project

Archbold Village Council approved seeking bids to construct a new sanitary sewer pipeline during its Monday, Sept. 12 meeting. The pipeline, known as an interceptor, will extend from the Norfolk Southern tracks to the wastewater treatment plant. It will run underground, roughly along the west side of the high school property. Planning for the project, which carries an estimated $1.1-million […]

Larry R. Price

Larry R. Price, age 74 years, of Wauseon, passed away early Wednesday morning, Sept. 14, 2016, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home in Wauseon. He was born July 29, 1942, at Archbold, the son of Ray and Margaret (Mull) Price, and married Shirley Welly on Jan. 20, 1968. A resident of the Wauseon/ Pettisville area most of his lifetime, he was […]

It Just Might Work

The idea of creating a live music district in downtown Archbold sounds just a little odd. But it just might work. The idea is gaining some traction. At its Sept. 14 meeting, Archbold Park Board agreed to pledge up to $5,000 to make it happen. The idea can be credited to Michael “Max” Nofziger, AHS graduate, former Austin, Texas, city […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Scripture reading, Mark 1:16-45. Message, “Mark-The Short Story: Jesus is Authoritative,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Levi & Mary Lou Beck, Steve & Laura Nafziger, greeters; Carol Nofziger, prelude; Jay Roth, Duane Beck, offertory; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Shirley Wyse, Doris Yoder, worship leaders; Ryan Short, Ron Short, scripture readers; […]

Cheryl Ann Schultz

Cheryl Ann Schultz, 57, of Archbold, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, at her residence under Hospice care. She was born on Jan. 29, 1959, to David and Ann (Bojarski) Durfey in Toledo. On Oct. 20, 1979, she married Darrell Alan Schultz, who resides in Archbold. Cheryl was a daycare provider, and was known as “Granny” to many. Cheryl […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 27. 2006 The Archbold High School Homecoming tradition returns tomorrow night, Thursday, when students and the public are welcome to a bonfire. Tim Meister, first-year principal at AHS, said the bonfire was part of the school’s past that fell by the wayside a few years ago. He wants to revive it. Sam Hornish, Jr., an […]

AHS Class Of 1966 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1966 celebrated its 50th class reunion, Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Sauder Heritage Inn. Seated, from left: Bettilu (Gisel) Fraas, Joan (Kernig) Woodward, Jeanne (Gallaway) Pape, Dawn (Hootman) Seney, Barbara (Britsch) Kauffman, Mike Aeschliman, Jack Graf, Suzette (Leupp) Burke, Jr. Rychener. Middle row: Joan (Buehrer) Aschliman, Elaine (Aeschliman) Moyer, Marva (Wyse) Baus, Marlene (Aschliman) […]


Frances L. Bernath, 86, Wauseon, died Sept. 12, 2016. Survivors include her husband, Harold, and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

“Captain’s Outrageous” A Comedy That Taps Into Serious Emotions

“Captain’s Outrageous,” the next Archbold Community Theatre production, is called a silly comedy that taps into serious emotions. The play was written in 1980 when Baltimore actor David DeBoy felt he could write a better comedy than the sub-par script he had been given. While there is silliness, family wounds are opened, secrets are revealed, courage is found in unlikely […]

Two For One

In the photo at right, Ginger Ruffer, left, and Jasanna Ott, kindergarteners at Archbold Elementary School, enjoyed a trip down the slide during recess Friday, Sept. 16. The weather was perfect.– photo by David Pugh

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