2018-10-03

Earn Degrees



Several Archbold area students earned degrees during commencement exercises at Bowling Green State University recently: Catherine Lemley, Dinah Rice, Master of Education; Tyson Schnitkey, Jessica Walker (cum laude), Bachelor of Science in education; Lee Klinger, Bachelor of Science in business administration, all of Archbold; Rachel Wiemken, Master of Education, rural Napoleon.

Leppelmeier Advances To District Tournament



The Pettisville boys golf team improved from 10th place last year to fourth place this year at the Division III tournament, Thursday, Sept. 27, at Eagle Rock Golf Club, Defiance. The Birds missed out on advancing to districts, though, as the top three teams advance. But Max Leppelmeier finished as one of the top three individuals not on a qualifying […]

Latta Comes Through For Archbold



For communities trying to deal with problems caused by a railroad, trying to get some action can seem impossible. Case in point: village officials have complained to Norfolk Southern for years about trains stopping in the village and blocking one or both of our in-town grade crossings. When that happens, it can back up traffic, inconvenience motorists, stall commercial vehicles, […]

Earns Scholarship



Matthew Kinsman, AHS ‘16 and son of Rod and Joyce, has received the Fred Foreman Scholarship for Growth in Leadership Participation from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University for the 2018-19 school year.

AHS Girls Golf 12th At Sectional Tournament



The AHS girls golf team finished 12th in the Div. II sectional tournament at Country Acres Golf Course, Friday, Sept. 28. The Streaks finished with a team score of 488, 123 strokes better than 2017’s score of 611. Hicksville defended its team title with 388. Also advancing to the district meet were Otsego, who was second with 418, and Montpelier, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008 Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, has been a leader in local government, in business, and his church. Now he has another high honor to add to his resume: he is the 2008 Archbold Citizen of the Year. As he does with so many things, he was quick to share the credit with others. “This […]

Archbold Police Log



Sept. 21 11:07 am: Citation to Kenneth Barnes, Jr., 50, Liberty Center, speeding, Miller Ave. 11:18 am: Citation to Leslie Doriot, 71, Stryker, speeding, Miller Ave. 11:26 am: Suspicious person, 300 block W. Holland St., unable to locate. 12:02 pm: Verbal warning, parking facing the wrong way, 100 block Depot St. 5:12 pm: Answered questions about license plates, on station. […]

AHS Boys Soccer Scores 26 Goals In Two Wins



The Archbold boys soccer team shut out two teams last week to move its record to 12-1 with the end of the regular season nearing. The Streaks, ranked seventh in the latest Division III Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll, blasted Delta 15-0 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest to remain unbeaten in league play at 4-0, and defeated […]

The Kavanaugh Vote Delay: Smart Move, Senators

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Senate Republicans wisely hit the pause button Friday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. GOP leaders agreed to a delay of up to one week to allow an FBI investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when she was 15. President Donald Trump quickly authorized the investigation, as he should have. After […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Kelsey Stewart, Archbold, plaintiff vs Sean Stewart, Archbold, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order). Anthony Hand, Fayette, and Deana VanArsdalen, Fayette, petitioners. Dissolution. Michelle Davis, Myrtle Beach, S.C., plaintiff vs Napoleon Spring Works, Inc., Archbold, defendant. Worker’s compensation. Carol Bensch, Pickens, S.C., plaintiff vs Alan Falor, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Scott DeHollander, Swanton, plaintiff vs Shelly De- […]