Wauseon Mayor Pays Off Bet

Youth Charged With Bike Theft

A 12-year-old Archbold boy has been charged with juvenile delinquency by way of theft, in connection with a bicycle. Gwen Maley, Archbold, told officers a bicycle she owns was stolen from the Archbold Middle School sometime between 3 pm and 5 pm, Monday, Oct. 26. The bicycle, valued at $100, was found at East Gardens. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, […]

Butchering Day

Freshmen Win NWOAL Volleyball Tournament

The Archbold freshman volleyball team ended its season by winning the freshman Northwest Ohio Athletic League tournament, Saturday, Oct. 17. The girls finished with a 16-5 season. “With a young team this year and at times, limited numbers, the girls worked hard on developing their skills and focusing on the court,” said Jen Hurst, coach. “We made great strides throughout […]

Combine Cuts Power Line

A combine driven by Jonathan R. Rupp, 49, rural Fayette, was traveling south on Co. Rd. 21-2 about 8:53 am Tuesday, Oct. 20, when the machine struck an electrical line. The impact caused the line and a utility pole to break. The incident occurred about seven-tenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. J. — Elizabeth R. Porter, 19, rural […]

“Look Who’s Laughing” Fun For All, Actors Say

Looking for a good stage comedy? The student cast of Archbold High School’s production of “Look Who’s Laughing” could be the answer. “You will laugh,” a cast member said. Jennifer Lindsay, a junior, described the plot of the show: “A man named Henry has a very bad temper.” “And it’s driving his family insane,” said Caleb Wyse, a freshman. “Then […]


Ramey Charged With Felony After Pursuit

James Ramey, 19, Archbold, has been charged with one felony and three misdemeanor offenses in connection with a high-speed chase, Thursday, Oct. 22. Ramey was allegedly at the controls of a high-performance motorcycle when an Ohio State Highway Patrol sergeant attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation on US24. The motorcyclist went through a portion of Defi- ance […]

Pettisville School Income Tax Down, But Figures Deceiving

The Pettisville school district income tax was down almost 14% from last year, but the figure is deceiving. Chris Lee, district treasurer, said 2008 was the school district’s best-ever year in income tax revenue. It would be more accurate to compare 2009 to 2007, which is closer to an average year. When the 2009 collection is compared to 2007, the […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Archbold 7th Grade Football Archbold concluded its season undefeated at 6-0 with a 34-14 win over Delta. The Blue Streaks flexed their defensive muscles on the first play when Gavin Morton intercepted a Panther pass and returned the ball to the Delta 37-yard line. Two plays later Levi Wyse scored on a sweep from 32 yards out. The point after […]