2019-03-27

Auction Items Have Unique Stories

53rd Annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary


The annual Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction is known for its unique items. From handmade quilts and wooden toys to plants, candy, and pies, each item tells a story of love and concern for others. This year, at least one item is unique for more than one reason. This item was purchased at the auction in 1971, and is being resold […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, April 1, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, April 1, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Blue Streak Baseball Beats Edgerton 9-1



Archbold scored four runs in the third inning on its way to a 9-1 non-league win over Edgerton, Monday, March 25, at Memorial Park, in the Blue Streaks’ season opener. Archbold led 6-0 after four innings and 8-0 after five. The Bulldogs (0-3) scored their only run in the top of the sixth. The Streaks scored one more run in […]

‘Seussical’ Is A Fun Study In Rhythm And Rhyme



One thing is clear about “Seussical,” the musical Archbold High School students perform April 12-13-14. It’s fun. The musical incorporates many of the characters and the stories of author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known to everyone as Dr. Seuss. “Just being a character in this play, just everything is fun,” Karina Tirado said. “It’s Dr. Seuss. It’s always fun,” said Gabby […]

Property Damage Reports



Reports of property damage, including a fire in the Ruihley Park restroom, were filed with Archbold police. A woman contacted police on Saturday, March 16, and reported she had smelled smoke in a restroom in the park. She told two subjects she was calling police. When an officer arrived, there was the smell of smoke from a fire. A check […]

Gladieux, Sauder, Ahs Boys 4×100 Win Events At Early Bird Invite



Archbold’s Matthew Gladieux was a double winner in the boys discus and shot put, Kylie Sauder won the girls 800-meter race, and the boys 4×100-meter relay team won at the Napoleon Early Bird Track Invitational, Saturday, March 23. No team scores are kept at the invite. Also participating were Napoleon, Wauseon, Liberty Center, Evergreen, and St. Ursula Academy. Girls (Top […]

Sauder Carries On Art Of Chair Caning




Shortly before David Sauder was married in 1959, he was at work building silos when he fell. He was left with broken arms, leaving him unable to do that job. But his injuries didn’t prevent his mother, Huldah, from teaching him how to cane chairs. “My mother was a chair caner of some reputation in the community, and she had […]

Archbold Woman Cited



Shannon Lynn Burks, 42, Archbold, was cited on a charge of contributing to the unruliness of a child in connection with a Friday, Feb. 22 incident. The Archbold police report states they were called to a residence in the 600 block of South Pleasant Street to assist Wauseon police in locating a missing juvenile. Archbold officers located the juvenile subject. […]

Pettisville Track Teams Ready For New Season



The Pettisville track teams are scheduled to get underway, Tuesday, April 2, in a tri-meet with Archbold and North Central at Pettisville. Longtime mentor Tom Wagner retired last year after 37 years at the helm. Former assistant coaches Gabe Jaramillo and Marty Rupp are starting their first year leading the program. Jaramillo has 12 years of coaching experience, while Rupp […]

Top 25 Bible Quizzers



The top 25 Bible quizzers for the 2019 North- west Ohio Bible Quiz season are pictured above. Front row, from left: Kate Nofziger, Levi Baus, William Nofziger and Levi Myers quizzed out in all 20 matches with 700 points, followed by Grace Sheldon 685, Justice Beck 675, Trinity Snider 645, Lydia Sheldon 635, Lucia Rodriguez 630. Middle row: Ian Armstrong […]