Archbold Gets ODOT Deadline Extension On St. Rt. 66 Project

The Ohio Department of Transportation has granted the village of Archbold an extension on a deadline for the St. Rt. 66 relocation project. The village, working with consulting firm Tetra Tech, used about $1.3 million in grant money, plus another $200,000 of its own, to develop a proposal to provide faster, easier access for truck traffic to the west side […]


Martha Lee Wyse, 80, Archbold and formerly of West Unity, died Feb. 22, 2018. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. —— The Baltimore Colts was the first professional football team to have a cheerleading squad. —— You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.–Christy Mathewson

Blackbirds Win BBC With 11-1 Record

For the first time since 2012, the Pettisville boys basketball team stands alone at the top of the Buckeye Border Conference. With wins over Hilltop and North Central last week, the Blackbirds finished 11-1 in the conference, one game ahead of runner-up Stryker (10-2). Pettisville’s last BBC cochampionship was in 2015 with Stryker. Pettisville, ranked seventh in the final Division […]


Grime Wins District Championship

Archbold’s Gavin Grime won the 145-lb. district wrestling championship, Saturday, March 3, at Defiance. Grime won a 6-1 decision over Hugo Villarreal of Gibsonburg in the finals to win first place and advance to the state tournament next weekend. Colton Soles (152 lbs.) and Mason Babcock (182 lbs. )both finished fourth and advanced to state. Soles was pinned in the […]

Upside Down Girls

Do not adjust your newspaper. These three Archbold fourth graders were standing on their heads during the “One School, One Book” Family Night, Thursday, Feb. 22. From left: Miley Gericke, 9, Charlee Forward, 10, and Saydi Kruse, 10. For “One School, One Book,” all elementary students read the book, “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.” Activities surrounding the book have […]

Teen Cited For Bus Violation

A 16-year-old rural Archbold youth has been cited for failing to stop for a stopped Archbold school bus with its lights flashing. Izrael Reyes, 16, rural Archbold, received the citation after he was driving a vehicle which passed the stopped bus at about 3:27 pm, Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the 600 block of Murbach Street. The bus driver provided Archbold […]

AHS Finishes Second In NWOAL With 51-38 Win Over Evergreen

The Archbold boys basketball team finished second in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 51-38 win at Evergreen, Friday, Feb. 23. The Streaks finish the regular season with an 18-3 record, 6-1 in the NWOAL. The Vikings finished 5-2 in the league, 12-10 overall. Wauseon (22-0), ranked number one in Division II in the final weekly boys basketball poll, […]


Liberty-Benton 58, Archbold 38 - District Final

Liberty-Benton defeated Archbold 58-38 to win the Div. III district girls basketball championship at Lake High School, Saturday, March 3. The Eagles led 15-9 after one, 26-15 at the half, and 40-28 after three. LB advances to the regional final, Tuesday, March 6, at Ohio Northern University.-Posted 3.3, 8:20 pm

Final Bible Quiz Meet

At the final Northwest Ohio Bible meet of the season, Sunday, Feb. 25, at Central Mennonite Church, seven of the 11 teams averaged 100 or more points. “Sisters from the Beginning,” Eastland Baptist, won three and finished fourth for the season with a 12-6-2 record. Members are, front row from left: Trinity Snider, Lydia Sheldon, Grace Sheldon, and Kaitlyn LaBo. […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Mark A. Potter, Archbold, speeding, 69-55, US20A, $37, $93. Evan J. Farnsworth, Wauseon, violation of window tint restriction, St. Rt. 108, $37, $93. Ricky Arlin Grimes, Archbold, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, $30, […]

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