Superintendent Interviews Start Today

The first round of interviews are scheduled for today, Wednesday, in the search for a new superintendent of Archbold Area Schools. A new superintendent will replace Marc Robinson, interim superintendent, and Aaron Rex, who left the position effective July 31 to become the superintendent of the Wapakoneta district. Total Applicants Robinson confirmed that of the 13 persons who filed applications […]

Judith K. Auxer

Judith K. Auxer, age 76, of Stryker, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Prior to her retirement in 2008, she had worked for Fulton Tubing –ITT Higbie in Archbold for 45 years. Judith was born in Waterloo, Ind., on Dec. 27, 1941, the daughter of Junior and Naomi (Johnson) Schlosser. She was […]

Streaks Motor Past Evergreen 28-14

Mistakes and undisciplined play troubled Archbold early in a tight Northwest Ohio Athletic League road contest, Friday, Oct. 19, at Evergreen (4-5, 2-4 NWOAL). The Streaks turned it around in the second half and used a balanced attack on both sides of the ball to shut down the Vikings 28-14 to raise their record to 6-3, 3- 3 NWOAL. The […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 21 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Choosing To Live It,” Alex Ruhter. Central Mennonite Sunday: Lee & Jan Short, Scott & Kelsey King, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Jacob Nafziger, worship leader; Barb Stuckey, childrens time. Message, “Plain Vanilla Problems; Revelation 3:14-22,” Dave Elkins. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Keith & […]

Accident Reports Include Drivers Leaving Scenes

Archbold police released five accident reports, three of which involving drivers leaving the scenes of accidents. A ­car owned by Laura M. Hughey, Bryan, was parked in a lot in the 500 block of North Lincoln Street on Friday, Sept. 28. The car was struck by an unknown auto, which left the scene. The crash was reported at 8:46 am. […]

BBC Names Scholar Athletes

The Buckeye Border Conference has named its 2018 fall scholar athletes from member schools. Students must be a junior or senior with a 3.25 accumulative grade point average. Pettisville Madeleine Wixom, Morgan Leppelmeier, Sarah Foor, Ava Hoylman, Kelly Miller, Kate Stuber, Logan Rufenacht, Caleb Nolander, cross country. Morgan Leppelmeier, Mauricea Crouch, Rebekah Holsopple, Mikayla Graber, Danielle King, Megan King, Ryeanna […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30 am- 2:30 pm, Fayette High School, 400 Gamble Rd., Fayette.

Store Officials To Be Diligent

An on-duty manager at the Archbold Dollar General store told a police officer store employees will be more diligent about collecting trash. Police were called to the store about 10:26 am, Thursday, Oct. 11, after a littering complaint. Trash was blowing across the 1600 block of South Defiance Street onto residential properties. Case closed.

Peterson, Kidder NWOAL Soccer Players Of Year

Andi Peterson and Josh Kidder, AHS seniors, were named the girls and boys Northwest Ohio Athletic League Soccer Players of the Year for the 2018 season. Peterson was the co-player of the year with Liberty Center’s Samantha Engler Sean Stewart, AHS boys head coach, was named the NWOAL Boys Coach of the Year. Archbold players and coaches are listed unless […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 12: Korin Forrest, Fayette, girl. Oct. 13: Hannah & Cody Herman, Edgerton, boy. Oct. 17: Kimberly Staup, West Unity, boy.

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