2017-05-03

Elementary Super Streaks Announced For March



Archbold Elementary School announced the names of the Super Streaks for March. Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior. Each month, elementary school teachers nominate students for the honor. The program started in 2016. A Friday, March 27 assembly announced those selected. Those students then participated in activities. Kindergarten: Jacob Flores, Ayden Rodriguez, Nevaeh […]

James Kenneth Trowbridge



James Kenneth Trowbridge, age 61, of rural Archbold, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. He was born Aug. 14, 1955, at Wauseon, to Kenneth W. and Barbara “Louise” (Gear) Trowbridge. On Oct. 4, 1980, Jim married Sherry (Connin), and she survives. Together they had two sons, Thomas James (Heather) Trowbridge of rural Archbold and John […]

Streaks Clinch Share Of NWOAL Baseball Title



Archbold won three big Northwest Ohio Athletic League games last week and clinched at least a share of the league title. The Streaks were scheduled to play at Wauseon (4- 13, 2-4 NWOAL), Monday, May 1, with the outright league title on the line. Bryan is one game back at 5-1. Archbold did suffer a nonleague loss to Paulding, and […]

Midnight In Paris



One of the big things about prom is getting the best, most unique way to arrive at the dance. For the Pettisville prom, Saturday, April 29, Katie Hauter and Maddy Gackenbach, PHS juniors, arrived by bicycle and roller skates. More conventional arrivals were done with antique and luxury cars. Among those arriving were, clockwise from middle left: Evan King, a […]

4-H News



At the Countryside Clovers 4-H meeting, Tuesday, April 25, $120.80 was raised from the Dime Auction, and flower fundraiser money was collected. 4-Hers that take rabbits are assigned to bring snacks next meeting. Quality Assurance is Monday, May 15, 7-8 pm at Wauseon High School. A community service is at the Methodist church in Wauseon on Thursday, June 1. The […]

Eugene R. “Bob” Burkholder



Eugene R. “Bob” Burkholder, age 78, of Pettisville, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to his retirement in 1997, he had worked for Sauder Woodworking for many years. Bob was born in Pettisville on May 25, 1938, the son of LaVerne and Dora (Miller) Burkholder. He was a longtime member of the Pine Grove […]

AHS Tennis Wins Two



The Archbold boys tennis team won two matches last week by identical 4-1 scores to raise its record to 9-1 on the season. AHS defeated Wauseon, Tuesday, April 25, at Wauseon, and Bryan, Thursday, April 27, at Bryan. AHS 4, Wauseon 1 Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Tristan Uribes 6-1, 6-2. 2. Erik Short (A) def. Conner Hicks 6-2, […]

Village Needs Water, Wastewater Rate Hikes To Maintain Systems



A study of the village of Archbold water and wastewater systems has shown that rate increases of 8% for water and 13% for wastewater are needed to maintain the two systems. Archbold Village Council was given that information at its Monday, May 1 work session. Presenting the information was Tim Warren, a senior engineer with Jones & Henry Engineers, Toledo. […]

All In For Arbor Day



Nora Ruffer, an Archbold fifth grade student, makes a mighty effort to scoop up a shovel full of dirt to fill in around the tree planted for Arbor Day. Archbold held its annual Arbor Day ceremony, Friday, April 28. Jeff Fryman, mayor, looks on.– photo by David Pugh

Clarence “Babe” Bernath



Clarence “Babe” Bernath, 87, passed away in Archbold on April 29, 2017. He went to heaven with his family by his side after a brief illness. He was born in Archbold on Feb. 3, 1930, to Josephine (Grime) and Jacob Bernath. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Hulbert). They were married on Jan. 1, 1955. A […]


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