Archbold FCCC Students Qualify For State-Level Competition April 19-20

Three Four County Career Center students from Archbold have qualified for statelevel competition. The three are members of the school chapter of Health Occupations Students of America. They earned the right to compete at the state level by placing in the top five in regional contests. The Archbold students are Selene Gonzalez, home health aide; Peyton Dickman, sports medicine; and […]

Blue Streaks Flush Royals In District Semifinals

Trailing by 10 points in the third quarter, Archbold rallied for a 65-56 win over Elmwood in the Division III district boys basketball semifinals, Thursday, March 9, at Napoleon. A sluggish first quarter had the two teams knotted at 8. Elmwood (15-9) gained momentum in the second stanza. Led by the inside game of Jonah Childress, the Royals put together […]

Toledo Symphony Marks 28th Year At Founders Hall

About 650 persons attended the Thursday, March 9 performance of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the Founders Hall Jeanette Smith, director of sales and marketing at Sauder Village, said the event marked the 28th year TSO has performed in Archbold. Felecia Kanney, interim TSO marketing director, said, “Actually, I was just glancing at the files, and saw this was going […]

Three In Junior High State Wrestling Championships

Three Archbold eighth graders will compete in the 2017 Ohio Junior High State Wrestling Championships, Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, in Youngstown. Andrew Francis finished sixth in the 108-pound weight class at the district tournament, Sunday, Feb. 19 at Clay High School. The top six in each weight class advance to the state tourney. Carson Meyer (132 lbs.) finished seventh, […]


OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, March 20, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Ability […]


The Bethel College men’s basketball team defeated Eastern Oregon University 104-71, Friday, March 10, in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II Men’s National Championship Tournament. Luke Fisher, AHS ‘15 and son of Vern and Rosemary, scored 12 points and grabbed four rebounds in the win. The Pilots lost to Bellevue University 77-75 in overtime […]

Archbold Police Log

March 3 8:52 am: Follow-up, Archbold Container Corporation. 9:11 am: Follow-up, Sauder Woodworking Myers Rd. plant. 9:25 am: Found dog, 100 block Dogwood Ct. 10:40 am: Follow-up, on station. March 5 3:26 am: Miscellaneous juvenile case, Fox Chase. March 6 5:36 pm: Parking complaint, Colony Meadows. 5:44 pm: Unlock vehicle, Marco’s Pizza. March 7 12:33 am: Unlock, Sauder Woodworking Myers […]

Streaks Fall In Regional Finals

Columbus Africentric Early College, defending Division III state girls basketball champions, returns to the state tournament for the eighth time since 2007 after defeating Archbold 60-31 in the regional finals, Saturday, March 11, at Lexington. “It’s hard for ‘em. It’s hard for the seniors,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach, when referring to his team. “They competed; they met every […]

Blue Streaks Turn Off The Lights On Black Knights To Win District Title

Krauss: “Why Not Us?”

After a six-year hiatus, the Archbold boys basketball team is returning to the Division III regional tournament. The Streaks (20-5) disposed of Van Buren 69-60 to win the district championship, Saturday, March 11, at the Grand Canyon at Napoleon High School. “This is awesome and a great accomplishment for our young men,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. “This is […]

Delta Woman Shot, Killed; Abducted Baby Found Safe

A 23-year-old Delta woman was shot and killed at a home in Delta early Tuesday morning. A press release from the Delta Police Department said officers and rescue personnel were called to the 900 block of Fernwood Avenue in that village at about 5:10 am on a report of a gunshot victim. There, they found Amanda Mangas, 23, with a […]