2018-05-23

Band Awards Announced At Concert



Awards for musicianship and dedication, and support for a classmate, were part of the activities at the Archbold 5-12 Band Concert, Monday, May 7, at the Archbold High School Auditorium. At the high school level, Connor Hagans was the recipient of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award. Tony Pole received the John Philip Sousa Award. The band director’s awards for dedication […]

Honoring Our War Dead



Memorial Day: the day we honor those who put on the military uniform of one of the United States Armed Forces and gave their lives for our country. The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs estimate that during the history of this country, more than 1.1 million Americans have given their life in service to this country. […]

Earns Scholarship



Jess Youse, PHS ‘18 and daughter of Troy and Lisa, has received the Martin V. Alonzo Family Foundation Scholarship. A $3,000 annual renewable scholarship, it is awarded to qualifying children of Chase Brass employees following an application and interview process. Her father works for the company.

Earn Degrees



Julia Richer, Archbold, graduated with a Master of Arts degree in education during commencement exercises, Sunday, May 6, at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. —– Peter Schoenhals, AHS ‘14 and son of Walter and Joy, graduated with a degree in middle child education from Cedarville University, Saturday, May 5. —– Steven Young, PHS ‘13 and son of Rich and Jill, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Archbold High School will graduate 116 seniors, Sunday June 1. It is the 117th graduation ceremony. Twenty-nine students will received the Ohio Honors Diploma. There are 12 members of the National Honor Society. The program will open with a welcome by Trey Smith, class vice president. Graduating in the top 10% of the […]

Earns Degree



Trey Sonnenberg, Archbold, recently earned a Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerefield, Ill.

Alex Products Sold To North American Stamping Group

No Layoffs Planned

In a move that surprised many, Alex Products, which started and grew in Ridgeville Corners, has been purchased by another firm. North American Stamping Group, a Portland, Tenn.- based company, announced Monday, May 14, it purchased Alex Products effective Sunday, May 13. Michael Haughey, chief executive officer of North American Stamping Group, said there are no plans to lay off […]

Old Photo Corner



This old Scott Theatre poster from the 1940s was found by Ted Ripke, Ridgeville Corners, as he cleaned out some old files in his home. It advertises upcoming movies at the theatre in downtown Archbold. Under the Scott Theatre heading it says, “The tops in pictures – projection & sound – air conditioned.” The theatre burned on Feb. 23, 1972.

Rex Leaving Archbold Schools



    Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, confirmed Wednesday, May 23 that he is leaving his post.     Rex will become the superintendent of the Wapakoneta School District. Originally from Lima, he started his career in education at Wapakoneta schools in 1997. He worked his way up to high school principal before leaving Wapakoneta to become the Archbold superintendent. […]

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.) Brooke Alyse, rural Lyons, speeding, 72-55, US20, $47, $93. Paige Alyse Wheeler, Bryan, speeding, 67-55, US20A, $37, $93. Cheryl A. Myers, Wauseon, disobeyed stop sign, N. Ottokee St., Wauseon, $37, $93. Abbigale Anne […]


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