2019-04-03

Judyth A. Lohse

Judyth A. (Briggs) Lohse, 80, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and lifelong instigator of fun, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A longtime resident of Ridgeville Township in Henry County, she lived the past nine years at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Born March 7, 1939, Judy was a native of Battle Creek, Mich., and was born with a yearn to entertain. Joining friends […]

Buehrers Call For Understanding Toward Semi Driver After Crash With School Bus



After a semi truck struck a stopped Archbold school bus, Wednesday, March 27, many were critical of the truck driver. After photos and security camera footage of the crash were published on the Archbold Buckeye Facebook page, many of the more than 800 comments either singled out the driver involved in the accident, or truck drivers in general. There were […]

Jeremy Lynn Neuenschwander

Jeremy Lynn Neuenschwander was born on March 30, 1990, and entered Heaven on March 27, 2019. He spent the first three hours of his life announcing his arrival to the world by screaming the entire time. Jeremy loved reading, sports, music, radio, all useless trivia, smoking meat, barbequing and making people laugh. Jeremy is survived by his parents, Chris and […]

PHS Softball Starts 0-2

The Pettisville softball team started the 2019 season 0-2, 0-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference with two losses to Montpelier. Montpelier 12, PHS 0 The Locos recorded a 12- 0 no-hit shutout in 4 1/2 innings, Tuesday, March 25, at Montpelier. Mackenzie Morgan recorded the loss. In three innings she allowed 10 runs on 13 hits, struck out three, and […]

Giant Sigh Of Relief After No Major Injuries From Crash Of Semi, School Bus

There was a giant sigh of relief after the country learned no one was seriously injured when a semi truck collided with an Archbold school bus on US 6 about 4:06 pm, Wednesday, March 27. The sigh could be read in some of the almost 800 comments posted to the Archbold Buckeye Facebook page about the photos taken by David […]

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.) Zachary Jason Dotson, Lyons, speeding, 70-55, US20, $47, $93. Allison E. Miller, rural Liberty Center, speeding, 80-55, Co. Rd. 19, $102, $93. Brandon David Oyer, Wauseon, speeding, 73-55, Co. Rd. C, $77, $93. […]

AHS Tennis Falls To Bryan

Bryan defeated Archbold 4-1, Thursday, March 29, to drop the Streaks to 1-1 in boys tennis action. Singles: 1. Jay Fortner (B) def. Erik Short 6-2, 6-1. 2. Carter Brown (B) def. Devin Witte 7-5, 6-3. 3. Josh Kidder (A) def. Caleb Zuver 7-5, 2-6, 6-3. Doubles: 1. Keegan McCashen and Brendan Reiser (B) def. Nathan Rettig and Clay Gerig […]

Council Seeks Bids For Second Baseball Diamond

Short Questions Spending Priorities; Should Other Needs Be First?

Archbold Village Council approved seeking bids on the second of four proposed new baseball diamonds in Memorial Park at its Monday, April 1 meeting. The project will include grading the new diamond, installing the infield, and storm drains. The estimated cost of the project is $188,000. Brad Short, councilman, said he was getting some “anxiety” over spending $188,000 on a […]

No Injuries After Crash

A two-car collision occurred on North Defiance Street about 58 feet south of East Holland Street about 12:54 pm, Monday, Feb. 25. A car, driven by E. Delight Fricke, 82, Archbold, was pulling out of a parallel parking space on the east side of South Defiance Street, to go north. In doing so, her car struck a car driven by […]

Archbold Girls Second, Boys Third In Tri-Meet

The Archbold girls track team finished second while the boys team was third in a tri-meet with Bryan and Defiance at Bryan, Tuesday, March 26. Bryan won the girls meet with 77 points. Archbold scored 43 and Defiance had 36. Defiance won the boys meet with 73 points. Bryan had 56 and Archbold, 44. Girls Discus: 1. Stafford (B) 113 […]