2019-03-06

Hogrefe Has ‘Loved Every Minute’ Of Being Ohio State Women’s Basketball Manager



Logan Hogrefe, AHS ‘15, son of Doug and Lori, has been involved in the game of basketball much of his life. He played on Archbold teams during his years in middle and high school. When he went to college at The Ohio State University, he stayed in the game, but in a different role. He was a practice team player, […]

Suspicious Incidents



Incidents involving suspicious circumstances were report to Archbold police recently. Police were called to the 200 block of E. Holland St. about 8:50 am, Wednesday, Feb. 20, on a report of a subject who punched a mailbox. In addition to striking the mailbox, the subject was also heard yelling profanities. An officer searched the area, but could not locate the […]

Rocha, Schaffner, Short State Bound



Archbold will be represented at the 82nd Ohio State Wrestling Championships in Columbus, Thursday-Sunday, March 7-9. Zach Rocha (132 pounds), Brennan Short (138 lbs.) and Kasyn Schaffner (160 lbs.) all placed fourth at the Division III district tournament held at Lakota High School, Friday and Saturday, March 1-2. The top four wrestlers at each weight class qualified for state. “We’re […]

Three AHS Wrestlers State Bound



From top: Brennan Short, Kasyn Schaffner, and Zach Rocha will compete in the Division III state wrestling tournament this weekend in Columbus. The trio each finished fourth in their weight classes at the district meet to qualify for state. For more about the district results, see pages 4-5.– photos by Mario Gomez

Money Left In ATM



Cecilia Margaret Miller, 19, Archbold, told police that she accidently left $140 in cash in an automatic teller machine at the main branch of the Farmers & Merchants State Bank. The incident occurred on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Streaks Finish Ninth



Archbold finished ninth at the Division III district tournament. Genoa ran away with the district title, scoring 238 points. Milan Edison was second with 153, and Delta was third with 109, quali- fying four wrestlers. Liberty Center was fifth with 93 points and sends four wrestlers to state. Swanton and Patrick Henry qualified two each. In Division II, Wauseon placed […]

Kidston Well Impact Limited To Two Miles



Any problems created by a large well withdrawing groundwater from the Michindoh aquifer would most likely be a local one. Jeremy Rentz, professor of environmental engineering at Trine University, Angola, Ind., said for a well to be impacted by a large production well like the one proposed by Ed Kidston, of Artesian of Pioneer, the impacted well would probably have […]

SUV, Deer Collide



Rebecca J. Roth, 30, rural Archbold, was involved in a vehicle-deer collision on South Defiance Street about 7:18 pm, Thursday, Feb. 28. The Archbold police report said Roth was driving south when the deer ran across the road and was struck. The collision occurred about threetenths (.3) of a mile south of Taylor Parkway. Roth was not injured. An officer […]

Four Compete At Districts, Fail To Advance To State



It was the end of the line for four Archbold wrestlers who com- peted at the Division III district wrestling tournament. Carson Meyer (152 pounds) and Mason Babcock (182 lbs.) placed sixth, missing the state alternate position by one place to end their seasons. Andrew Francis (120 lbs.) finished 1-2, while Juan Garcia (145 lbs.) went 0-2. “I thought on […]

“Godspell” Is High Energy, Say PHS Cast Members



One thing that stands out when you talk to the cast of the Pettisville High School production of the musical “Godspell” is energy. Ryan Rufenacht said once they get everything figured out, “We’ll have a lot more fun with it, and it will be fun for everyone.” So the audience will be able to pick up on the energy that’s […]


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