Sentenced For Identity Fraud

Kevin L. Demeter, 27, Archbold, has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and placed on three years of community control in connection with identity fraud. A grand jury returned a three-count indictment against Demeter on Dec. 16. 2013, charging him with two counts of identity fraud and a single count of forgery. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said […]

Meller Is May Fairlawn Resident Of The Month

Dorothy “Eileen” Meller is the May Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. She was the only child of Robert and Marjorie Johnson. They lived in her grandmother’s house outside of Fayette. Her father worked in Crisp’s Grocery Store and was an assistant cashier at the Farmers State Bank in Fayette. He was also superintendent of the Fayette […]

Trip For Eighth Graders Could Become A Capstone Event

Starting next year, Archbold eighth graders could be headed for Washington, D.C., by way of Gettysburg, Pa., to take in some of the nation’s historical sites. Matt Shields, middle school principal, presented the proposal to the Archbold Area School Board at its Monday, April 21 meeting. Shields said he will meet with seventh grade students to propose the overnight trip […]

Two Sentenced

A woman was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, April 28: •Sara Mueller, 25, Elmhurst, Ill.; pled guilty to possession of heroin; on March 9, during a traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike, heroin was discovered in her vehicle; sentenced to 10 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for 10 days served; placed on two […]

Streaks Win Three Straight, Move To 20-1

Archbold won league softball contests against Liberty Center 15-0 and Delta 13-3, while knocking off Springfield 10-6 in a non-league game last week. AHS 10, Springfield 6 The Streaks, who dropped to seventh in this week’s Division III poll by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, traveled to Holland to take on the Blue Devils and came home […]

Village Plans Waterline Work In Stryker Street Area

Archbold village council gave the go-ahead to advertise for bids for replacement of an old four-inch diameter cast-iron waterline at its Monday, May 5 meeting. Dennis Howell, village administrator, said there has been discoloration of water (“red water”) caused by the old pipeline. Village officials will bid the project by two methods: traditional open-trench replacement, and underground boring. Under option […]

Pickup Damages Village Property April 26

The driver of a pickup will be required to pay for the damage to freshly-planted grass after an incident that occurred Saturday, April 26, at 8:42 am. An Archbold police officer reported that while investigating a previous accident at the intersection of South Defiance Street and Miller Avenue, a pickup truck heading east on Miller Avenue made a u-turn. In […]

AHS Tennis Falls To 2-6-1 With Two Losses

The Archbold boys tennis team dropped to 2-6-1 with identical 4-1 losses to Wauseon, Tuesday, April 29, and Bryan, Thursday, May 1. Wauseon 4, AHS 1 Singles: 1. Tyler Shipley (W) def. Jannik Fritz 6-3, 6-4. 2. Alex Wenger (W) def. Jereme Rupp 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. 2. Levi Rees (W) def. Lucas Rupp 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: 1. Fernando Canales and […]


Four County Career Center inducted 37 students into the National Technical Honor Society, a group that recognizes achievements of students enrolled in career education. Among those inducted are, from left: Erin Betz, Pettisville, a student in health careers; Bree Youse, Pettisville, accounting & business management; McKayla Ripke, Archbold, health careers; and Emily Short, Archbold, health careers.– courtesy photo

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Please Court on Thursday, May 1: •Jacob Losoya, 20, Toledo; pled guilty to attempted trafficking in marijuana; on Jan. 14, attempted to sell marijuana; sentenced to two years community control, ordered to pay cost of prosecution, $250 fine, stay out of bars-taverns, not possess or consume alcohol or illegal drugs, complete drug-alcohol […]