2018-03-14

Carsyn Hagans Earns Superior At Science Fairs



Carsyn Hagans, an Archbold eighth grade student, earned Superior ratings at both the regional and district science fairs. Her project is titled, “A Survey of Lichen Diversity in Western Fulton County Cemeteries for Use as Air Quality Indicators.” She competed in the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Northwest State Community College, Saturday, March 3. In addition to […]

State Champion



Gavin Grime, an AHS senior, smiles after receiving the medal for winning the 145-lb championship at the 2018 Division III State Wrestling Tournament, Thursday-Friday, March 8-10.– photo by Mario Gomez

Bank Branch Building Damaged



A truck, driven by Lutellis Tucker, 41, Indianapolis, Ind., owned by Eastern Engineering Supply, Muncie, Ind., struck a post that supports the roof over the drive-thru lanes of the Huntington Bank branch office in south Archbold about noon, Thursday, March 8. Workers were on hand that day to assess the damage to the structure. The truck was traveling southeast in […]

Trustees Getting Business Cards For First Time In 179 Years



The German Township Trustees will be doing something they haven’t done since 1839. They’re getting business cards. During their Monday, March 12 meeting, Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, president of the trustees, handed out paper images of the final version of the cards and asked fellow trustees Joe Short and Andy Brodbeck to examine them. “We have not had business cards since […]

Central Wins Bible Quiz Tournament



Central won the triple elimination Bible quiz tournament, Sunday, March 11, with five wins– three by the slimmest margin of five points, and only one loss to the runners-up, “Sisters from the Beginning,” Eastland Baptist, who went 6-3. With just three quizzers, “Vindicated,” North Clinton, came back from losing two of its first three matches to win five straight in […]

Semi Strikes Pole March 9



A semi, driven by Marilyn Kay Smith, 60, Adrian, Mich., owned by Transport America, Indianapolis, Ind., struck a utility pole about 1:22 pm, Friday, March 9. Smith was driving east on East Lugbill Road and attempted to turn right into a private drive. Smith failed to negotiate the intersection and struck a utility pole on the southeast corner of the […]

Calvin Dale Short



Calvin Dale Short, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away March 7, 2018. He was born July 5, 1924, near Archbold, to Henry and Eliza (Eicher) Short. He was the youngest of six children and the only one to attend high school, graduating from AHS in 1941. On April 1, 1945, he married Marjorie E. Nofziger, daughter of William B. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Fourth Sunday in Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin: the 5th Judge Cycle,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Keith & Jo Short, Chris & Donna Keiser, greeters; Jen Cobb, prelude; Whitney Short, worship leader; Laurin Wyse, chorister; Barb Mabus, scripture; Meagan Beck, offertory. Message, “To Support and Inspire,” Steve […]

Streaks Beat Eastwood In District Semifinal



Archbold advanced to the Division III district boys basketball championship game with a 53-45 semifinal win over Eastwood (18-7), Thursday, March 8, at Toledo Central Catholic High School. The Streaks defeated the Eagles 70-51 on Dec. 29, during the regular season. “We knew we’d see a whole different team tonight, and we certainly did,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. […]

Jane Murbach Juska

March 7, 1933-Oct. 24, 2017

After ten months of courageously battling multiple illnesses, Jane Murbach Juska died in Chico Creek Care & Rehabilitation, Chico, Calif. Raised in Archbold, Ohio, educated at the University of Michigan and University of California, Berkeley, she lived most her life in Berkeley. Passionate about literature and the written word, she taught English at Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, Calif., […]


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