FFA News

The Archbold FFA had its first FFA meeting of the 2016-17 school year on Monday, Sept. 12. The members got to meet the officers and to know the officers’ duties and the events each one is helping out with this year. Archbold FFA participated in the Ag Fest at the Fulton County fairgrounds, Wednesday, Sept. 21. Members showed third graders […]


Lisa M. Jaggers, 54, Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died Sept. 28, 2016. Survivors include her husband, James, and two children. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker.

AHS Tennis Wins Two

Archbold won two girls tennis matches on the road last week to even its record at 9-9. The Streaks traveled to Wauseon, Monday, Sept. 26, and blanked the Indians 5-0. Archbold went to Toledo Christian, Tuesday, Sept. 27, and came home with a 4- 1 victory. AHS 5, Wauseon 0 Singles: 1. Caroline Kinsman (A) def. Paige Moden 6-2, 6-1. […]

Council Discusses Nov. 15 Meeting On Realignment Of St. Rts. 66, 2

Archbold Village Council discussed some details of the Tuesday, Nov. 15 public meeting on the proposed realignment of St. Rts. 66 and 2 along the present Co. Rd. 24 at its Monday, Oct. 3 meeting. The meeting will be held from 4-7 pm at the Northwest State Community College Voinovich Auditorium. Rather than a presentation, in which a speaker addresses […]

Two Vie For Henry County Prosecuting Attorney

Residents of Henry County will make a decision about who will be their next prosecuting attorney when they step into the voting booths for the Tuesday, Nov. 8 General Election. Gwen Howe-Gebers, a Democrat, faces Republican Thomas R. Manahan. Howe-Gebers grew up in Napoleon, and graduated from Napoleon High School in 1981. She presently resides in rural Holgate. She graduated […]

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.) Taylor Lynn Benschoter, rural Archbold, speeding, 68-55, Co. Rd. 19, $37, $88. John L. Makula, rural Lyons, speeding, 73-55, US20 $47, $88. Brian C. Copley, Holland, speeding, 38-25, N. Fayette St., Fayette, $37, […]

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Three Games

The Archbold girls soccer team went 3-0 last week, including a win in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, to run its record to 7-5, 2-2 NWOAL. The Streaks defeated Continental 1-0, Miller City 8-1, and league foe Delta 5-0 in a weather-shortened contest. AHS 1, Continental 0 It was a defensive battle but one that the Streaks controlled from beginning […]

No FluMist For 2016-17 Flu Season

Those seeking to avoid the needle while still getting their annual influenza vaccination are out of luck this year. Kim Cupp, Fulton County Health Commissioner, said FluMist, a nasal spray form of the vaccine, is not recommended for 2016. “There is research showing Flu Mist is not effective,” she said. “The shot (injection) is going to be the effective manner” […]

AHS Class Of 1949 Reunion

The Archbold High School Class of 1949 celebrated its 67th class reunion, Saturday, Sept. 24, in The Gathering Place on the Fairlawn campus. Front row, from left: Virginia (Rufenacht) Aeschliman, Pauline (Klopfenstein) King, Helen (Grieser) Boyers, Marjorie (Waidelich) Gautsche, Barbara (Werder) Rupp, Velda (Ledyard) Beidler, Lois (Traut) Young. Back row: Arthur Kleck, Richard Bernath, Dale Quillet, Walter Short, Glen Burkholder, […]

Parking Lot Mishaps

Two mishaps that occurred in parking lots were reported to Archbold police. The first occurred at 8:23 am, Friday, Sept. 23, when a car driven by Tadder Lewis Rohda, 18, was traveling east in the McDonald’s parking lot, with passengers Tori Leimgruber, 16, and Isabel Reyes, 17. All are from Deshler. A car, driven by Roger D. Short, 81, Archbold, […]