Wyses Thankful For Progress, Support

No one could fault Joe and Kim Wyse if they were bitter. At 45 years of age, Joe, a former college football standout and ex-marathon runner, a man in outstanding physical condition, suffered a massive stroke that changed their lives. But they’re not bitter; rather, they are thankful for what they have. “We’re thankful for the progress Joe has made […]

Subject Arrested, Released Due To Jail Overcrowding

Archbold police arrested, and later released, a man due to overcrowding at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. Police arrested Blake Patterson, 31, Ridgeville Corners, on a warrant for failure to appear in Western District Court. An officer stated in his report that at about 6:35 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 7, while on patrol on Stryker St., he spotted a car […]

Lucky Family

Brooke Wachtman, 10, Napoleon, and her grandparents were very lucky, Friday, Nov. 17, at the Ridgeville Legion Feather Party. All were bingo winners, with Brooke winning twice. In front are Cheryl and Tim Smith, Holgate. Standing with her granddaughter is Charlotte Wachtman, Okolona, who shared a bingo and won $5. Charlotte’s husband, Bill, is a Ridgeville Legion member who was […]

Perform With Honor Band

Some membersVEHICLEof the seventh and eighth grade POSITIONbands at Archbold Middle School were membersRESTAURANTSWANTEDof the Fulton County Junior High Honor Band, which performed Thursday, Nov. 16, at Fayette. Front row, from left: Isabella Francis, tuba; Isaac Reichert, trombone; Annika Delong, flute; Meg Mello, trumpet; Kayla Perry, flute; Tori Johns, clarinet; Garrison Cobb, alto sax; Mrs. Voll, band director. Back row: […]

Excitement Builds For Lights Parade

Amy Krueger, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, said excitement is building for this year’s edition of the Annual Night of Lights festivities, Friday, Nov. 24. The number of entries for the 19th annual Parade of Lights is now up to about 30, “and they continue to roll in,” she said. The weather forecast for the parade and the […]

Two Crashes On Nov. 14

Archbold police reports indicate there were two vehicle mishaps, Tuesday, Nov. 14. The first occurred in the 300 block of South Defiance Street at about 2:42 pm, when a car, driven by Gregory T. Bass, 37, Archbold, was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was stopped in traffic about 36 feet south of Union Street. A sport-utility vehicle, driven […]

Seven Letterwinners Return On AHS Boys Basketball Team

The Archbold boys basketball team will attempt to make its second straight trip to the state tournament after finishing the 2016-17 season with a 22-6 record and an appearance in the Final Four. Doug Krauss returns for his 33rd straight year as head coach of the Blue Streaks. He has compiled a 541-215 record, and after seven straight Northwest Ohio […]


Mikala Avina, PHS ‘15 and daughter of Benny and Josie, scored two points in Huntington (Ind.) University’s 78-40 win over Wright State University, Friday, Nov. 17. She grabbed one rebound in the Foresters’ 61-41 win over Indiana University Southeast, Saturday, Nov. 18 HU is 6-1 on the season.

Walker Works With Project Pink

Cayla Walker, a 2015 Archbold High School graduate and junior at Defiance College, is working with another DC student to promote breast cancer awareness. Walker is co-managing Project Pink with Marissa Windau, a junior from Castalia. Windau created Project Pink, a student-led initiative. Project Pink is partnering with the northwest Ohio affiliate of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast […]

Beverly Elaine Hart

Beverly Elaine Hart, age 82, of Bryan, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 12:20 a.m. at Genesis Healthcare- Bryan Center. Beverly worked for the U.S. Post Office for 25 years and served as postmistress in Williston, Genoa and Alvordton. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Archbold and was a big supporter of county Humane […]

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