Archbold School Enrollment Up, Pettisville Down; Opening Day Goes Well, Superintendents Report

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, and Steve Swtizer, Pettisville superintendent, reported the first day of the new school year was successful. “The first day went very well, without any problems,” Switzer said. “With only two new teachers on our faculty and no new support staff employees, most of our people are veterans at what they do. […]

Wauseon Woman Sentenced

A woman was sentenced Monday, Aug. 11, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Sierra Baker, 19, Wauseon; pled guilty to attempted aggravated trafficking in drugs; on Nov. 5, 2013, attempted to sell Adderall, a medicine used to treat Attention Deficit Activity Disorder; sentenced to seven days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for seven days served; placed on […]

AHS Girls Soccer Starts Season With Tie, Win

The Archbold girls soccer team is 1-0-1 after its first week of the season. AHS 2, Springfield 2 The Streaks opened the season at Springfield, Tuesday, Aug. 19, and came home with a 2-2 tie. Kamryn Hostetler scored the Streaks’ first goal at the 19:47 mark of the first half. Alicia Hernandez scored the second with 29:44 on the clock […]

Village Plans Work On Clyde’s Way

The village of Archbold is seeking bids for the resurfacing of Clyde’s Way from West Barre Road to East Lutz Road. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said the estimated cost is $300,000, with a completion date of Dec. 1. Since part of the road is under the jurisdiction of the German Township trustees, Seaman told Archbold village council at its Monday, […]

Stipp, Burris, Liechty, Pedigo Indicted Aug. 18

Three men with Archbold addresses and a former Archbold resident were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. 18. Kyle D. Stipp, 23, and Scott D. Burris II, 24, were each indicted for their alleged roles in an armed robbery of a Wauseon convenience store on May 30. Stipp was arrested July 29 on a charge of aggravated […]

AHS Volleyball Splits With Stryker, Crestview

The Archbold volleyball team defeated Stryker but lost to Crestview in a trimatch at AHS, Saturday, Aug. 23. Crestview defeated AHS in the first match of the day, 25-19, 25-15. Natalie Rupp and Cassidy Williams each had five of Archbold’s 16 kills. The Streaks (1-1) defeated the Panthers 25-11, 25-13, in the second match. Rupp had eight of the team’s […]

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 15 12:43 pm: Train blocking Defiance Street crossing. 2:57 pm: Parking citation for parking in the wrong direction, 200 block Ditto St. 6:41 pm: Civil problem, child custody issue, reported on station. Aug. 16 4:30 am: Assisted Wauseon police getting subject to East Gardens. 7:15 am: Train blocking Defiance Street crossing; assisted semi drivers. 10:08 am: Assisted police, traffic […]

Grand Jury Indicts 21

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 21 individuals, Monday, Aug. 18. Four men with Archbold addresses, and one who had previously lived in the village, were among those indicted. Charges against them are detailed elsewhere in this newspaper. Among those indicted was Rebecca S. Yarberry, 20, Toledo. The grand jury handed down a single-count indictment against her, […]


Pettisville 7th Grade Volleyball Pettisville def. Bryan 26-24, 25- 23, Monday, Aug. 25. Archbold & Pettisville Cross Country Defiance Early Bird Invitational, Saturday, Aug. 23 Girls 7. Gwynne Riley (A) 14:58.12; 18. Kelly Miller (P) 16:16.91; 30. Madeleine Wixom (P) 17:41.56; 56. Caitlyn Beldon (A) 20:09.41; 70. Natalie Roth (A) 23:40.44; 73. Sara Lovejoy (A) 24:00.69. Boys 4. Caden Garrow […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Rodney Jolly, Wauseon and Candy Jolly, Bryan, petitioners. Dissolution. David Siefker, Wauseon and Faith Siefker, Toledo, petitioners. Dissolution. Michelle Butterfield, Delta and Jason Butterfield, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. Thomas McGreevy, Hamler, plaintiff vs Rachel Arps, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Marriage Licenses Alexander Henry, 25, Swanton, engineer, and Kathryn Jones, 26, Swanton, teacher. Kevin Seiler, 59, Swanton, machinist, and […]

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