New Apartments On Murbach St. To Go Before Council

Planning Commission Recommends

The Archbold Planning Commission voted to recommend Archbold Village Council allow the construction of two-unit, and possibly three-unit, apartment buildings on Murbach Street. Kevin Frey, Archbold, came before APC, Monday, April 9, with a plan to build one-story apartments on three lots on the south side of Murbach Street where the street dead-ends on the east side of the village. […]


Benjamin V. Aguilar, 71, Wauseon, died April 7, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Susan, and six children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. —– Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand. –Ezra Pound

Weather Shortens Eisenhart Invitational

Cold, blustery conditions at the start of the Tinora Bob Eisenhart Track Invitational only worsened, Friday evening, April 6, as the temperature dropped, snow flew sideways, and the meet was stopped at intermission. A few events did finish. Archbold swept the boys and girls 4×800-meter relay. The boys team of Trey Theobald, Austin Roth, Daniel Nieves, and Caden Garrow won […]

Fairlawn Auction Grosses $30,512

The 52nd annual Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction raised $30,512, Mari Yoder, director of marketing and communications for the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community, said Monday. Gross proceeds for the event, held Thursday and Friday, April 5-6, at Founder’s Hall, were off $5,988 from 2017, when the gross amount was $36,500. The decline is 16.4%. Since this newspaper began keeping records in 2007, […]

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn of Archbold, age 68, passed away in the University of Michigan intensive care unit on Friday, April 6, 2018. LuCinda Sue was born to Wayne & Lucille (Leininger) Zaerr on June 25, 1949, in the Wauseon hospital. Cindy graduated from Pettisville High School and attended St. James Lutheran Church growing up. She was baptized July 24, […]

AHS Boys Tennis Blanks Pilots 5-0

The Archbold boys tennis team split a pair of matches last week. The Blue Streaks traveled to Sylvania Northview, Monday, April 2, and came home with a 5-0 loss. No additional information was available. AHS hosted Ayersville, Thursday, April 5. The Streaks lost only one game in the five matches, blanking the Pilots 5-0. AHS 5, Ayersville 0 Singles: 1. […]

Fire Levy Vital, Say Township Trustees

A new 1.3-mill property tax levy is vital to the operation of the Archbold-German Township Fire Department, the German Township Trustees said during their Monday, April 9 meeting. After 18 months of negotiation over how the fire department is funded, the village of Archbold and the trustees reached an agreement in January. It calls for German Township residents living both […]

Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Boy

Archbold police arrested an 11-year-old Archbold boy and transported him to the Four County Juvenile Detention Center, Tuesday, April 3. The arrest resulted from an incident that occurred about 7:30 pm at the Outback Youth Center. Officers wrote in their report they were called to the center about an alleged assault that had taken place. Counselors directed officers to the […]

Miller Inducted Into Coaches Hall Of Fame

Kevin “Scoop” Miller, Archbold High School girls basketball coach from 1998- 2008, was recently inducted into the District VII Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Miller recently retired from coaching basketball with a head coaching record of 237- 77. He most recently coached girls basketball for three years at Fayette, finishing with a 62-13 record. During his time at Archbold, […]

Briley Resigns From Teaching Position

The Pettisville School Board accepted the resignation of instrumental music teacher Ryan Briley at its Monday, April 9 board meeting. Briley has served in the position for the past 2 1/2 years. He resigned to relocate to the east coast. Steve Switzer, superintendent, said during Briley’s tenure, participation in the instrumental music program increased from 67 to 110 students. Dan […]