Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher

Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher, 33, of Archbold, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She was born on Sept. 9, 1985, in Napoleon, to Nancy Bannister and Robert (Bob) Bannister (late). Tara was a 2003 graduate of Tinora High School, and then continued her education at Wright State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts. She most […]

Cathy Louise Spiess

Cathy Louise Spiess, age 64, of Archbold, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home from complications of early onset dementia. She was diagnosed with this disease in 2005. Courage, strength, and faith carried her through the many years. Cathy was born on Oct. 30, 1954 in Lancaster, Pa., the daughter of […]

Sonya Reyes

Sonya Reyes, age 63, of Archbold, passed away at 5:08 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in her home. Mrs. Reyes was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping, posting on Facebook and helping others. She attended the First Spanish Church of God in Toledo. Sonya was born on Sept. 24, 1955, in San Antonio, Texas, the daughter of Eliasar and Dominga […]

Archbold Softball Goes 3-2 On Week

The Archbold softball team recorded victories over Bryan, Swanton, and Lima Bath and losses to Springfield and Findlay in action last week to stand 9-5, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. AHS 9, Bryan 7 Down 5-4 after two innings, Archbold scored five runs in the third and fourth innings on its way to a 9-7 NWOAL win over […]


Jizelle Hernandez, 3 Pettisville, enjoys some Easter candy following the Archbold Parks & Rec Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 13, at Ruihley Park.– photo by David Pugh

Roger D. Schantz

Roger D. Schantz, 82, passed away from this life on March 6, 2019, in Murrells Inlet, S.C. Roger was born in Fulton County on July 8, 1936, to Milton and Alta Rupp Schantz. A devoted and loved father and grandfather, Roger is survived by his children, Rochelle (Christopher) Hoff, R. Matthew (Terri) Schantz, John (Jodi) Schantz; eight grandchildren and four […]

AHS Boys Third, Girls Fifth At Wildcat Invite

Eastwood swept the boys and girls titles at the Napoleon Wildcat Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 13. The Archbold boys team finished third, while the girls team placed fifth. Boys Eastwood 141.5, Defiance 108, Archbold 101.5, Bowling Green 91, Napoleon 72.5, Wauseon 71.5, Celina 66, Perrysburg 5 100-meter dash: 1. Iler (BG) 11.76 seconds; 2. L.J. Tijerina 11.99. 4×200-meter […]

Earns Degree

Wendy Mayer, Archbold, has earned a Master of Science Nursing-Education from Western Governors University.

Lowell L. Miller

Lowell L. Miller, 88, of Fayette, died Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born on July 23, 1930, in Archbold, to Willard G. and Margaret A. (Grime) Miller. He married Patricia J. Cunningham on Feb. 17, 1984 in Archbold, and she survives. Lowell graduated from Archbold High School in 1948. In addition […]

Tigers Sweep Tri-Meet With Streaks, Delta

Liberty Center won both the girls and boys meets in a tri-meet with Archbold and Delta, Tuesday, April 9, at AHS. Girls LC 87, Archbold 50, Delta 32 4×800-meter relay: 1. Archbold (Gwynne Riley, Regan Ramirez, Montana Stamm, Karley Ramirez) 11 minutes, 12.3 seconds. 100-meter dash: 1. Hollenbaugh (LC) 13.5 seconds; 2. Iris Pena 13.6. 4×200: 1. Archbold (Brittney Ramirez, […]

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