Band Show BoostsVillage

The Beat of Archbold– the Archbold High School Band Extravaganza and Training Day held Saturday, Sept. 24– was an outstanding event in its own right. But the show, which brought hundreds of student musicians and, in many cases, their parents to town, brought with it a different kind of music. It was the sound of cash registers ringing in local […]

Oregon Man Sentenced In Archbold Case

Kevin Mark Schroder, 27, Oregon, has been sentenced to community control for one year in connection with a Feb. 25 incident in Archbold. Schroder was charged after he went to the Stamm St. apartment of Leo J. Sancrant and reportedly assaulted him. The Archbold police report on the incident states Sancrant was injured. Schroder was indicted on charges of felonious […]

AHS Tennis Drops Four Straight

Archbold lost four straight girls tennis matches last week to fall to 7-9 on the season. The Streaks hosted Fremont St. Joe, Monday, Sept. 19. The Crimson Streaks defeated the Blue Streaks 4-1. Archbold then went on the road for three straight matches. Ottawa-Glandorf won all three singles matches for a 3-2 victory, Tuesday, Sept. 20; Bryan blanked AHS 5- […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 It’s going to be a spicy Saturday in Archbold. Fifteen chili cook-off entrants are lined up for the Archbold Fall Festival in the downtown historic district. Sometime after midnight, thieves removed the stainless steel letters that spell Archbold from the metal signs at the corporation limit. A rock-solid piece of Archbold now resides […]

Campaign Sign Stolen

The theft of an election campaign yard sign was reported Saturday, Sept. 17, an Archbold police report states. The victim, Errol Currier, 54, 201 E. Mechanic Street, reported his sign supporting Donald Trump for president was stolen sometime after 7:45 pm that evening. He notified police at 8:12 pm. Neighbors said they observed a juvenile on a bicycle with the […]

PHS Sweeps First BBC Jamboree Of Season

Pettisville swept the girls and boys races in the first Buckeye Border Conference Jamboree of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Archbold. Girls Pettisville 16, Hilltop 52, Fayette 78, Edon 94, Stryker 104 Four Blackbirds were the first to cross the finish line, and the fifth Bird to finish placed sixth. Alexa Leppelmeier and Elizabeth Sauder both finished in 20 […]

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 16 11:17 am: Suspicious vehicle, 800 block E. Lutz Rd., possible abandoned truck. 11:30 am: Smoke alarm, 100 block Monumental St., false alarm. 3:34 pm: Follow-up, 500 block Walnut St. 4:50 pm: 911 hang-up, Archbold SuperValu, from mobile phone, all okay in store. 5:01 pm: Follow-up, Hawthorn Dr. 7:11 pm: Citation to Benjamin Zimmerman, 17, Archbold, failure to stop […]

Treated For Stab Wound

Archbold police are investigating an apparent stabbing that occurred at the East Garden Apartments, Sunday, Sept. 18. Damian Jacob Shellenbarger, 21, East Gardens, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center for what the police report states was a stab wound, causing a severe laceration to Shellenbarger’s back. The report states officials at the FCHC emergency room contacted […]

PHS Volleyball Stays Perfect In BBC At 7-0

Pettisville won four straight volleyball matches last week, including two in the Buckeye Border Conference, to raise its record to 11- 2, 7-0 BBC. The Birds started the week by hosting two BBC matches. North Central (6-4, 4-2) visited the Bird Cage, Tuesday, Sept. 20, and were defeated 25-15, 25-21, 25-17. Another flock of Eagles– this time from Fayette (3-9, […]

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 26 4:07 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St. plant, injury, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 5:01 pm: 500 block E. Holland St., injury, transported to FCHC. Aug. 28 9:17 am: 26000 block St. Rt. 2, heart, transported to FCHC. Aug. 29 12:37 am: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder St. plant, ill, transported to FCHC. Aug. 30 10:28 am: Sauder Woodworking, Sauder […]