AFD Fire Truck Clips Ambulance

An Archbold Fire Department pumper truck clipped the mirror on an AFD ambulance while responding to an injury accident on US20A about 7:46 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 6. Andy Brodbeck, fire chief, said the collision was minor, knocking the mirror off the ambulance and putting a small dent in the bodywork. The fire truck suffered a mark that can probably be […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help in solving a cluster of break-ins and thefts in the area of Co. Rd. 5-2 and Rainbow Drive in the rural Delta area. Between Dec. 17-18, 2014, an unattached garage on Co. Rd. 5-2 was broken into. Tools, a drill, and a baseball bag were taken. Loss: $320. A vehicle parked on Rainbow Drive […]

Six Streaks Wrestle At Maumee Bay Classic

A few select Archbold wrestlers took part in the Maumee Bay Classic at Oregon Clay High School, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16-17. Three Blue Streaks finished in the top eight of their respective weight classes. Damian Short was the highest place finisher, finishing second in the 120-pound weight class. Garrett Grime placed fourth at 152 lbs. and Lukas Rufenacht placed […]

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Library Board Talks About Bequests

The Archbold Community Library Board discussed memorial funds donated to the Archbold library during its Wednesday, Jan. 14 meeting. The board discussed a fund established to honor the late Carolyn “Keck” Palmer, a former Archbold elementary teacher. The fund has $12,851 in cash, which the library board has invested in certificates of deposit. The fund also has about 100 shares […]

Police Chief Makes Stop Out Of Town

Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief, proved the long arm of the law is indeed long, as he made a traffic stop well outside the Archbold village limits at 3:38 pm, Friday, Jan. 9. A report filed by Wyse states he was traveling east on Co. Rd. C, following another vehicle, when the auto “failed to stop for the stop sign […]


Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold (4-3) hosted Fairview, Tuesday Jan. 13, and lost 35-17. The leading scorer for Archbold was Marli Cheney with 6 points. Madison Gigax scored 5. Arch 8th Grade Boys Basketball Two more wins last week ran Archbold’s record to 8-1. Clay Nafziger, Hunter Beaverson, and Rigo Ramos were all in double figures as Archbold blistered […]

Archbold Juniors Named To FCCC Student Council

Two juniors from Archbold have been named to the 2015 Four County Career Center student council. Named were Lathon Babcock, a student in the welding and fabrication program, and Nick Wyse, who studies auto collision repair. The student council sponsors several events, including schoolwide blood drives, the Christmas for Kids fundraiser, and the spring dance. Six FCCC juniors were named […]

Men Sentenced In Thefts From Local Industry

Mark Merillat, 24, rural Fayette, and Luke Merillat, 22, rural Archbold, have been sentenced in connection with a theft from the Sanoh America factory in Archbold. The two were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on July 21, 2014, on the same charges of theft and breaking and entering, arising from the same incident. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting […]

PHS Boys Beat Fayette, Fall To Edgerton

Tied at 37 after regulation, the Pettisville boys basketball team outscored Fayette 16-2 in overtime to defeat the Eagles 53-39 and improve to 3-1 in Buckeye Border Conference action, Thursday, Jan. 15, at Fayette. The Birds hosted Edgerton, Saturday, Jan. 17. The Bulldogs (7-4) took home a 49-43 non-league victory and dropped Pettisville to 4-7. PHS 53, Fayette 39 (OT) […]

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