Honor Students

Tyson Lersch and Lyndsey Rupp, both of Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. —– Trisha King, Jonathon Lantz, Paul Schoenhals, and Evan Wyse, all of Archbold, and Zachary Pursel, Pettisville, were named to the president’s list at Trine […]

Flowers Spark Police Report

A woman filed a report with Archbold police after receiving a delivery of flowers. Samantha M. Kessler, 24, Napoleon, told police flowers were delivered to her at a Middle Street home about 1 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 10. She told officers she believed they were from a person whom she has a protection order against. While the flowers were sent anonymously, […]

Streaks Sink Vikings 49-42

The Archbold Blue Streaks are one step closer to their sixth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title after upending visiting Evergreen 49-42, Friday, Feb. 20. The Streaks stand 14-6, 6- 1 NWOAL. Archbold, Swanton, and Wauseon are all tied at the top of the league at 6- 1. Archbold will look to lay claim to at least a […]

DeWine Rejects Marijuana Legalization Petition

Mike DeWine, Ohio attorney general, has rejected a petition that would have put the legalization of marijuana on the ballot. But one of two groups backing the project plans to submit a second petition in time to put the question before Ohio voters in November. Lydia Bolander, spokesman for ResponsibleOhio, one of two groups backing plans to legalize marijuana, said […]

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 5 p.m., Archbold Middle School library. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, March 2, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, March 2, 7 p.m., […]

Archbold Comes Out Ahead In School Funding Plan; Pettisville Loses

The Archbold Area School District would receive additional state funding in the proposed state of Ohio twoyear biannual budget. That’s what Aaron Rex, superintendent, said. In the two-year state budget proposed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, Archbold schools would receive $116,000 more money in Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). The second year, FY 2017, the […]

Archbold, Wauseon To Discuss Fire-Rescue Services March 10

Archbold Village Council, Wauseon City Council, and others will discuss the status of fire and emergency medical services in western Fulton County. The meeting is set for Tuesday, March 10, 7 pm, in the Wauseon Fire Department training center, located in the WFD firehouse. It is open to the public. Kathy Huner, Wauseon mayor, said she called the meeting to […]

Crashes Reported To OSHP, Sheriff

Several reports of vehicle crashes in the area were filed by the Fulton County Sheriff Department: •Wednesday, Feb. 11, 12:38 pm: A truck pulling a trailer, driven by Joshua D. Kruse, 37, rural Archbold, was traveling north on Co. Rd. F, and attempted to turn into a private drive in the 2300 block. The truck slid on the icy road […]


Pettisville’s Stuart Yoder, left, and Noah Miller battle a Fayette Eagle for a rebound, Friday, Feb. 20.– photo by Mario Gomez

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 13 2:53 pm: A car, driven by Harley R. Allport, 19, rural Liberty Center, was stopped in traffic, facing west, in the left turn lane in the 100 block of West Barre Rd. A second car, driven by William Yedica, 58, 100 West Barre Rd., was backing out of his driveway. They collided. Yedica was cited for failure to […]

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