May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Welch Pleads Not Guilty

Matt Welch, 45, Archbold, has entered a not-guilty plea to a charge of grand theft in connection with money missing from the Archbold Athletic Boosters.  Money was discovered missing from athletic boosters’ accounts on either April 30 or M More...

AHS Graduation Speeches Focus On Risk, Support, Success

Speakers at the Archbold High School graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 27, spoke on themes of taking risks, accomplishments, and the future.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Pauline Short

A. Pauline Short, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away early Sunday morning, May 27, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Stryker, the daughter of Harry and Sarah (Wyse) Wyse. She married Paul M. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Nathan James Baer, 64, Pettisville, died May 22, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Judy, and two children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Local Man Indicted For Tampering With Evidence

Simon D. Roth, 18, Archbold, was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury for allegedly tampering with evidence, Monday, May 21. Roth was one of 15 persons indicted by the grand jury. More...

Possible Drug Possession

A case of possible drug possession at the Sauder Heritage Inn has been turned over to the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force.  More...

Report Of Court Order Violation

Desiree R, Reyes, 33, Archbold, told police a subject had contacted her via text message in violation of a court no-contact order, on Sunday, May 13.  Reyes was requested to bring her court paperwork to the police station. More...

Sports

AHS Girls 4x800, Stamm, Sauder, Foor Win Regional Championships

Archbold and Pettisville each won two girls regional championships at the Division III Track and Field Tournament, Wednesday, May 23, and Friday, May 25, at Tiffin.  The AHS 4x800-meter relay team of Kylie Sauder, Brittney Ramirez, Gwynne Riley, More...

AHS Boys Fail To Advance Out Of Regionals

None of the members of the Archbold boys track and field team who participated in the Division II regional tournament were able to advance to the state tournament this week.  The regional meet was Thursday, May 24, and Saturday, May 26, at Piqua More...

Blue Streaks Fall In Regional Semifinal

Archbold suffered a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to Gahanna Columbus Academy, Thursday, May 24, in the Division III regional baseball semifinals in Elida.  The Streaks had scratched out a 3-1 lead heading into the last inning, but saw their hopes for More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Trinity Sunday  Archbold Evangelical   More...

Breaking News - 6/1/2018 11:34 AM

Convicted Murderer Files Appeal

An appeal of a murder conviction has been filed on behalf of James D. Worley, 58. rural Delta, A Fulton County jury convicted Worley of the murder of then-20 year-od Sierah Joughin, Metamora, who disappeared on a July night in 2016. More...

Regional Champions

The Archbold girls 4x800 relay team of Kylie Sauder, Gwynne Riley (sitting), Brittney Ramirez, and Dakota Stamm (standing) won a Division III regional championship last week in Tiffin. Stamm also won the individual 400-meter run title. More...

Rex Resigns As Archbold Schools Superintendent

Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, has resigned from his post effective July 31. The Archbold School Board met in special session, Wednesday, May 23, and accepted the resignation. More...

‘Archbold Unite’ Recognizes & Honors Police, Fire, Rescue Workers

Members of the Archbold community had an opportunity to meet, commend, honor, and pray for members of the Archbold police and fire departments, including rescue workers, Monday, May 21, at a gathering called “Archbold Unite.”  More...

 

News

Forty-Three Graduate From PHS

Pettisville High School graduated the Class of 2018 with 43 members, Sunday, May 27.  The commencement ceremony was held in the school gymnasium.  The ceremony included speeches by three members of the class of 2018.  More...

Memorial Day Speakers Urge Action

Memorial Day speakers at Archbold and Ridgeville Corners called for people to take action to remember and honor those who died in service to the nation.  Memorial Day services were held at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Hall, the Ridgeville Co More...

PHS Students Compete At State Science Day

Three Pettisville students competed at the 70th annual State Science Day in Columbus, Saturday, May 12. More...

People

Nurse in Wax Museum

Jade Whitacre was costumed as Lillian D. Wald, a nurse, humanitarian, and activist who lived between 1867 and 1940, during the Archbold Elementary School Wax Museum, Thursday, May 24. With Whitacre is her mother, Amy.– photo by David Pugh More...

Honor Students

Evan Wyse, AHS ‘14 and son of Jon and Jackie; Jensyn Garrow, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Alan and Kimberly; and Gabriel Beck, PHS ‘17 and son of Duane and Deana, were named to the president’s list for the 2018 spring semester at T More...

Grant Speaks

Jennifer Hurst, an Archbold fourth grade teacher, listens as Avery Roth, a fourth grade student, describes his character Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. president and civil war general, during the Archbold Elementary Wax Museum, Thursday, May 24. More...

Opinion

America Will Survive Political Turmoil

America’s political climate is supercharged with partisanship, as two diametrically opposed foes argue over the very future of our country.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 4, 2008 Diplomas were presented to 116 students, and two foreign exchange students were recognized during the 2008 AHS commencement exercises, Sunday afternoon. More...