2018-05-16

Stop Sign Change At Co. Rds. A/W And 24 Moves Forward; Trustees Question Annexation Agreement



No official action was taken, but the German Township Trustees moved forward with their plan to change the stop signs at the intersection of Fulton County Rd. A/Henry County Rd. W and Co. Rd. 24. At their Monday night, May 14 meeting, the trustees hosted Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer; Tim Schumm, Henry County engineer; Bill Rufenacht, Fulton County commissioner; […]

Theft Tops $21,000



Wayne Shinabery, 70, Archbold, reported a theft by deception to police involving a loss of $21,178.42. The theft, reported on Friday, May 4, occurred sometime between April 12- 30, and involved Shinabery Equipment Company in Hudson, Mich. The police report describes the theft as an unauthorized transaction on a business bank account. The transaction was not approved by anyone within […]

Old Photo Corner



This photo, taken in 1961, shows an Archbold kindergarten class celebrating “Cowboy Day.”– Old photo courtesy Al Carter

Div. III District Baseball

Archbold 3, Genoa 2

Down 2-0 after one inning, Archbold came back and scored two runs in the fifth and one in the sixth for a 3-2 win over Genoa in the Div. III district baseball semifinals at Defiance High School, Thursday, May 17. The Streaks (23-4) play Eastwood (23-4) for the district championship, Saturday, May 19, 1 pm. Eastwood defeated Swanton 1-0 with […]

Mom Visits On Muffin Day



Courtney Knapp, Ridgeville Corners, watches as her second grade daughter, Cassandra, works with a computer during Muffins for Mom, Friday, May 11, at Archbold Elementary School. Cassandra is a member of Jason Bacik’s class.– photo by David Pugh

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.) Lester L. Yoder, rural Swanton, violating rules for starting and backing, Co. Rd. 19, $102, $93. Madison Michelle Rice, rural Wauseon, failed to maintain reasonable control, Co. Rd. 13, $102, $95. Maycey Danielle […]

Archbold Falls To Elmwood In Sectional Final



The Archbold softball team defeated Paulding 9-2 to win its final regular-season game, Monday, May 7, at Paulding. In Division III sectional action, the Streaks beat Montpelier 7-1 in the semifinals, Tuesday, May 8, but lost a wild 15-14 sectional championship contest to Elmwood, Friday, May 11. AHS finished the season with a 13-10 record. “I am proud of our […]

Div. III District Track & Field Tournament

5 More Champions Crowned From Archbold, Pettisville

The Archbold girls 4×200 relay team of Kylie Sauder, Brittney Ramirez, Gwynne Riley, and Dakota Stamm won a district championship, Saturday, May 19, at Archbold. Archbold and Pettisville competed in the District 1 tournament.  The top four finishers in each event advance to the regional meet in Tiffin, Wednesday, May 23 and Friday, May 25. Pettisville’s Elizabeth Sauder won the […]

Air Force, Marine Veterans To Speak At Memorial Day Events



A retired Air Force colonel and a Marine veteran will speak at Archbold and Ridgeville Corners Memorial Day events, Monday, May 28. George E. “Bud” Johnson, Jr., Punta Gorda, Fla., and Detroit Lakes, Minn., will speak at the Archbold American Legion ceremony. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall. Archbold […]

Deal With Noise Complaint



After receiving a complaint about a loud vehicle about 12:10 am, Sunday, May 6, Archbold police worked out a deal with the driver. An officer was contacted by a woman who complained a pizza delivery vehicle had been driving past her house with a loud exhaust. The noise was keeping her children awake. She said the vehicle was light-colored, and […]


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