2017-02-01

Park Board Won’t Follow ‘No Sundays’ Rule



The Archbold Park Board said Archbold Parks & Recreation activities will continue to be held on Sundays during its Wednesday, Jan. 25 meeting. The Archbold School Board discussed updating the school policy manual to prohibit sports practices on Sundays at its Jan. 4 meeting. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said he asked district coaches not to schedule regular practices on Sunday. Kevin […]

Driverless Car In Parking Lot Mishap, Jan. 23



A driverless mini-pickup truck made its way across a parking lot and struck another vehicle about 11:44 pm, Monday, Jan. 23. The pickup, owned by Antonio Manuel Ramos, Archbold, was parked in the Sauder Woodworking parking lot at the southeast corner of Lincoln Street and Beech Street, with the motor running. There was no one in it. The Archbold police […]

Charged For Bad Checks



Brandy M. Haynes, 35, Stryker, was issued a summons to appear in Western District Court on a charge of passing bad checks. The Archbold police report states Haynes allegedly issued an insufficient funds check to Archbold SuperValu on Nov. 20, 2016. The grocery store filed a complaint with Archbold police on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Mark 9:2-29,” John Mueller, Sonlight Community Church, Angola, Ind. Central Mennonite Sunday: Bev Miller, Marv & Sharon Lantz, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Regina Wenger, worship leaders; Ron, Char, & Kate Roth, childrens lesson, “Serving Others.” Message, “You’ve Got Spunk,” Dave […]

AHS Girls Stay Perfect At 17-0



Ranked second in Division III in last week’s Associated Press poll, Archbold kept its record untarnished at 17-0, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with victories over Springfield and Patrick Henry last week. AHS 64, Springfield 58 The Streaks hosted the Blue Devils, Tuesday, Jan. 24. Down 18-13 after one quarter, Archbold outscored Springfield 21-14 in the second period […]

Police Assist Homeless Person



Archbold police assisted a homeless person, Tuesday, Jan. 24, an Archbold police report states. An officer was called to McDonald’s on a report of an unwanted person near the drive-thru. In his report, the officer wrote, “After speaking with the individual, I determined they were homeless and needed a place to stay for the night. Individual was given lodging for […]

Most Individual Quiz-Outs



Colossians served as the study material for the Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz meet at North Clinton Church, Sunday, Jan. 29. These three teams were recognized for having the most individual quiz-outs in the Jan. 15 and 29 meets combined. Front row: “Unbound,” Eastland Baptist, Bryan, had 18 quiz-outs in seven matches. From left: Lydia Sheldon, Trinity Snider, Grace Sheldon, Jaelyn […]

AHS Wrestlers Fall In Regional Quarterfinals



Archbold gave a determined effort in the Region 17 quarterfinals of the Division III State Duals wrestling tournament, Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Swanton, but fell short in their bid to advance, losing 38-21 to the Bulldogs in the finals. Swanton 38, AHS 21 The Streaks and Bulldogs met for the second time this season; Swanton won 44-22 in their first […]

Items Taken From Vehicle



Items worth a total of about $70 were taken from a vehicle sometime between 1 am and 4 pm, Sunday, Jan. 22, an Archbold police report states. Ralph J. Rupp, 35, 306 Brussel St., told officers someone entered and went through the vehicle. Taken were two credit cards, a social security card, and a cell phone power booster-charger. Police are […]

Archbold Kindergarten Registration Dates



The Archbold school district has announced kindergarten registration dates for the 2017-18 school year. The school will register students who turn five years old by Aug. 1. Registration is Tuesday, Feb. 21, 9 am-6:30 pm; Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9 am-5 pm; and Thursday, Feb. 23, 9 am-3 pm. Parents who cannot visit those times should call to make alternative arrangements. […]


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