Woman Reports Being Harassed

Archbold police spoke to a person who had allegedly been harassing Tori E. Williams, 19, Archbold. Williams told police the person made several attempts to contact her, starting in April. She did not want to interact with the person. Officers noted in their report they contacted the person, and advised the person to have no contact with Williams.

PHS Drops Pirates In Sectional Semifinal

The Pettisville baseball team (9-8) picked up a 9-3 win over Continental in Division IV sectional semifinal action, Saturday, May 11, at Napoleon. The Birds were scheduled to play Tinora (11-6) yesterday, Tuesday, in the sectional final. The winner advances to the district semifinals, Wednesday, May 22, 4:15 pm, at Bryan. The district final is Friday, May 24, 7 p.m., […]


Archbold 7, Tinora 0

The Archbold Blue Streaks defeated Tinora 7-0, Thursday, May 16, to win a Division III sectional softball championship at Archbold. The Streaks play Bluffton in a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 22, 5 pm, at Lima Bath High School.-Posted 5.16, 6:35 pm

FFA News

Pettisville FFA hosted a Tractor Day in the south parking lot, Wednesday, April 24. While the tractors were there, FFA members had the opportunity to raise their awareness of safety rules and hazards that go along with them. The ag classes observed all of the equipment and their safety equipment. The students were asked to see how many blind spots […]

Woman Loses $28,000 To Scam

An Archbold police report states Jacqueline S. Waggoner, 47, Archbold, lost $28,000 to a scam. Waggoner reported the incident to police on Sunday, May 5. Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, said the fraud started over the Internet, and the money was taken over a period of several months. Police are investigating.

Jr. High Sports Digest

Pettisville Track BBC Championship, May 9, at North Central Girls Pettisville 145, Fayette 71, North Central 69, Hilltop 66, Stryker 59, Edon 43 Discus: 2. Caitlin Beck 72-10 1/2; 5. Katie Hauter 56-0. Shot put: 1. Lynnsey Crouch 33-9 school record; 2. Carly Bontrager 29-9. High jump: 2. Sami Tilley 4-2; 6. Morgan Sauder 3-8. Pole vault: 1. M. Sauder […]

AHS Track Teams Sweep NWOAL Track & Field Championships

The Archbold boys & girls track teams won the NWOAL Track & Field Championships, Tuesday, May 14 & Friday, May 17, at AHS. The Blue Streak boys team trailed Wauseon by .5 entering the last event, the 4×400-meter relay. The AHS boys ran their way to win the race and the title.-Posted 5.17, 10 pm

ADAMhs Board Starts Levy Renewal Process

The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs) began the process of seeking a renewal of one of its two seven-tenths (.7) mill property tax levies. The board approved a resolution asking the Defiance County auditor to certify the current property valuation of the four-county area and the amount of money a renewed levy would […]

Receives 56 Text Messages

Susan M. Garza, 49, Archbold, told police she received 56 unwanted text messages from a person between 1 and 5 am, Thursday, May 9. Police made contact with the person involved in the case.

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