2019-07-24 E-Edition

Bryan Beats Archbold To Win State Acme Title

Bryan won its second straight Acme baseball title with a 10-1 win over Archbold, Monday, July 22, at Coldwater. Top: DJ Newman leaps high to try to pull in a throw, but Bryan’s Nate Miller is successful in stealing second base. Left: Ethan Hagans dives in an attempt to catch a fly ball in right field. To read tournament coverage […]

Four New Businesses Opening In Archbold

At least four new businesses are opening in Archbold, including the long-awaited Downtown Restaurant in the Stotzer building. Ramon Macias, owner of the Casa Vieja restaurant in Archbold, said the “family sports” restaurant will open on or before Thursday, Aug. 8. Right now, he’s waiting for the restaurant liquor permit to arrive in the mail. Macias said he applied for […]

Boy Scouts Observe 75 Years At Saturday Event

As Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63 celebrated its 75th anniversary, Saturday night, July 20, speakers recounted how scouting had been a positive influence on their lives. And told a story or two. For example, Tracy Ziegler, who earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1976 and was Troop 63’s longest-serving scoutmaster, from 1984-2001, talked about a time he was desperate […]

Leininger Wants Chamber To Promote Archbold, Help Business Grow

Rhonda Leininger, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce since July 5, is clear about what she doesn’t like. “If there is one thing that really makes me sad is to go through a small town and see all these empty storefronts, and the windows are dirty and no one’s taking care of it. That’s so sad. That breaks […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Six Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalms of Ascent: Without God, It’s Just Not Worth It,” Psalm 127, Roger Andrews. Central Mennonite Sunday: Steve & Rachel Sauder, Levi & Mary Lou Beck, greeters; Linda Nafziger, Jordan Riegsecker, prelude, offertory; Amanda Short, worship leader; Anita Roth, song leader. Message, “Pledges of Allegiance,” Daniel 3, 1-8, 12-18, Dave […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 11: Samantha Hutchins, Wauseon, boy. July 13: Joy Sexton, Archbold, girl. July 15: Desirae Collins, Delta, girl.

Earns Degree

Gavin Morton, AHS ‘15 and son of Kevin and Claire, graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, during commencement exercises, Saturday, May 18.

Honor Students

Jacob Hartman, Archbold, and Mackalyn Figgins, Fayette, were named to the dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester at Ohio Northern University. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester at Bowling Green State University: Casen Short, Gabrielle Paxton, Emma Zesing, Carly Short, Mackenna Whitacre, Andrea […]

Slough Named School Resource Officer

Nate Slough, a six-year veteran of the Archbold Police Department, has been named School Resource Officer for the Archbold School District. Slough’s appointment was approved at the Monday, July 22 Archbold Village Council meeting. Leo Wixom III, police chief, told council there were seven applicants for the position. After initial interviews with the Wixom and Eric Leininger, assistant police chief, […]