No Changes In Polling Places For March 6 Primary Election

When area voters go to the polls to cast ballots in the Tuesday, March 6 primary election, they will find no changes in their polling places. Voters in Archbold precincts one, two, and three, plus those in German Township, will again cast their ballots at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall, located on West Lutz Road. Voters in the […]

SUV Crashes Into Ditch

Maria C. Meade, 51, Defi ance, was involved in a single-vehicle accident about 9:46 pm, Friday, Feb. 10, on Co. Rd. 24, about two-tenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. G. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Meade was traveling south on Co. Rd. 24, when the sport-utility she was driving went out of control on the snow-covered […]

Cowell, Ripke District Champs

Coffey, Jaramillo Finish Second

Jordan Cowell and Austin Ripke wrestled their way to district championships at the Division III district wrestling meet, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25, at Owens Community College. Seniors at Archbold High School, Cowell won the 152- pound weight class. Ripke won at 160 lbs. Drew Coffey (106 lbs.) and Travis Jaramillo (195 lbs.) finished as runners-up. All four advance to […]

NSCC, Others Get $5 Million To Help Long-Term Unemployed

Those who have been out of work for 27 weeks or more, or who are working at below living-wage jobs, have a new opportunity because of a $5 million grant. The grant, awarded to Northwest State Community College, WSOS Community Action (Wood, Sandusky, Ottawa, and Seneca counties) and The Center for Innovative Food Technology, Toledo, will create iSTAR, or Innovative […]

Two In Race For State Representative

There’s no opposition in next week’s primary election, but the seat of the state representative for the 47th District will feature a Republican incumbent facing a Democratic challenger in the fall. Jeff Bunck, a Democrat from Maumee, is challenging Barbara Sears, the incumbent Republican of Maumee, for the spot in the Nov. 6 general election. Both Sears and Bunck are […]

No Charge Filed In Alleged Cable TV Theft

No charges will be filed against a person who lives in the 700 block of West Barre Road after he allegedly stole cable television service from RTEC Communications, Archbold. A representative of the company called police to the West Barre Road residence, Friday, Feb. 17. Upon arrival, officers spotted the cable box had been tampered with. The theft allegedly started […]

AHS Wrestlers Win District

Archbold grapplers continued to flex their muscles, winning the Division III district wrestling championship at Owens Community College, Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday, Feb. 25. The Streaks tallied 115 points to claim the title. Delta finished second with 96, followed by Elmwood 95, Carey 85, and Ayersville 83. Forty-seven schools participated. “I thought we wrestled pretty well in the semifi- […]


Cowell Advances To Championship Finals; Ripke Finishes 7th, Coffey 8th

Dayton Miami Valley’s Matthew Kolodzik recorded a 15-0 technical fall over Archbold’s Drew Coffey (106 lbs.) in the championship preliminaries of the Division III state wrestling tournament, Thursday afternoon, March 1. Jordan Cowell (152 lbs.) recorded a 17-2 technical fall over Caldwell’s Jared Leasure in the championship prelims. Austin Ripke (160 lbs.) pinned N. Lima South Range’s Max Brooke in […]

Judges Award 20 Superiors At Pettisville Science Fair

Judges at the Pettisville Schools local science fair awarded 20 superior ratings, including four to high school students and 16 to junior high school students. The Science Fair, held Saturday, Feb. 11, featured 61 projects. It was the first held in the new theater area. The annual event is organized by Donna Meller and Paul Bishop, Pettisville science teachers, and […]


A representative of Archbold Sunoco told police that a woman pumped $34.39 of gasoline at about 3:15 pm, Wednesday, Feb. 22, and drove off without paying. She was driving a blue Dodge Caravan minivan with a yellow ribbon sticker on the back bumper. It is not known if she attempted to use a credit card to pay.

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