Nutcracker In Ice

Nicole Stevenson, 7, Archbold, examines the Nutcracker ice sculpture in front of the village hall, Friday, Nov. 25, before the start of the Parade of Lights.– photo by Mary Huber

Blackbird Girls Open Season With Win

The Pettisville girls basketball team hosted North Central, Friday, Nov. 25, for their season and Buckeye Border Conference opener. The Blackbirds had an easy time with the Eagles, running away 52-23. Led by senior Alexa Leppelmeier, who scored the first eight points of the contest, the Birds opened the game with an 11-0 run. North Central finally got on the […]

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 18 11:48 am: Traffic detail, funeral, 300 block Stryker St. 3:34 pm: Illegal dumping, 100 block N. Defiance St., advised subject. 4:13 pm: Follow-up, 100 block N. Defiance St. 5 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 400 block Stryker St., traffic control. 12:28 am: 911 hang-up, 500 block Middle St., unable to locate. 11:40 am: Attempted burglary, 205 Bankey Ave. Nov. 19 […]

Experience, Letterwinners Pace Archbold Wrestling

Brian Becher, in his 15th season, as Archbold head wrestling coach, welcomes back 17 letterwinners from a team that finished 22-12 last year. The Streaks finished third in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League and were sectional runners-up. Archbold lost seven wrestlers, including David Bell, who placed fifth in the state in Division III. Returning are six seniors, led by Noah […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Matthew Good, Swanton, plaintiff vs Cathleen Good, Marysville, defendant. Divorce. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Danielle Blackmer, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. MidFirst Bank, Oklahoma City, Okla., plaintiff vs Kevin Renner, Fayette, defendant. Foreclosure. JP Morgan Chase Bank, Irving, Texas, plaintiff vs Denise Drenning, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Megan Collins, Metamora, plaintiff vs Donald Collins, Sylvania, defendant. Domestic violence. […]

Streaks Open Season With Two Victories

The Archbold girls basketball team opened the season with an 86-24 blowout of Continental, Friday, Nov. 25, in the Thunderdome. The Streaks moved to 2-0 with a 50-32 non-league win over Hicksville, Saturday, Nov. 26, at AHS. AHS 86, Continental 24 The Streaks led 25-4 after one and 50-11 at the half on their way to the 62-point victory. “It’s […]

Archbold Man Among Those Indicted

The Fulton County Grand Jury returned a one-count indictment charging Jose Rodriguez, 43, Archbold, with a single count of identity fraud, Monday, Nov. 21. In a press release, Scott Haselman, county prosecuting attorney, said on or about Aug. 20, Rodriguez “allegedly used or possessed personal identifying information of another person to hold himself out to be the other person.” Rodriguez […]

Pettisville Cross Country Awards

Pettisville cross country athletes receiving awards for the 2016 season are, front row from left: Kate Stuber, Rookie of the Year, First Team All-Buckeye Border Conference; Kelly Miller, Rookie of the Year, Second Team All-BBC; Nichole Foor, Most Valuable Player, BBC scholar athlete, First Team All-BBC, Academic All-Ohio; Krystine Davis, captain award, BBC scholar athlete; Alexa Leppelmeier, MVP, captain award, […]

Parade Of Lights Attracts 41 Entries

There were 41 entries, ranging from golf carts to semi trucks, all decorated with Christmas lights in the annual Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 25. Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the 41 entries represent an increase of five over the rain-soaked 2015 edition of the parade. This year, there was a light […]

Charles J. Strasbaugh

Charles J. Strasbaugh, 92, of Forest, Ohio, died on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at 2:19 a.m. in Bride Hospice Center, Findlay. He was born on Sept. 13, 1924, in West Unity, Ohio, to Charles H. and Laura E. Strasbaugh. He was married to Eileen A. Heinrich on Sept. 12, 1950. Charles is survived by his wife, Eileen; daughters, Norla of […]