Archbold 52nd Among Ohio High Schools

Pettisville Ranked 118th

Archbold High School ranked among the top 6% of the 881 high schools across the state, and was one of only four in Northwest Ohio to break into the Top 100. “It’s definitely something to be proud of,” said Aaron Rex, Archbold superintendent. Pettisville was in the top 13% of Ohio high schools. “It is always nice to have others […]

Rural Archbold Man Gets Jail Sentence

Jason R. Hayes, 43, Archbold, was sentenced to 180 days in jail in connection with a drug charge. Hayes was sentenced Monday, May 11, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on or about Dec. 13, 2013, Hayes attempted to sell the drug methamphetamine. Hayes was originally indicted in June 2014 on a charge […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 9: Amanda & Jacob Blohm, Wauseon, girl.

Honor Students

Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Northwest State Community College, Archbold. Sutdents must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. A * denotes a 4.0 grade point average. Archbold Andrew Ball, Cindy Bowers*, Montana Carroll, Anthony Cotterman*, Ashley Delaney*, Nicholas Filipovich*, Winter Fricke*, Grace Garza, Jonathan Gauch, Theresa Gibson, Hannah […]

Pettisville Idols

Pettisville High School students showed off their talents to classmates during the Pettisville Idol competition, Friday, May 15 in the school auditorium. Top left: Ben Graber, a senior, performs on guitar. Top right: Sisters Sarah, a freshman, left, and Elizabeth Beck, an eighth grader, sing on stage. Bottom left: Evan Rufenacht, a junior, and Harper Nolander, a sophomore, perform a […]

Two Persons Sentenced

Two persons were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Leslie Polaski, 26, Delta; indicted Jan. 12 on aggravated possession of drugs; entered a guilty plea May 12 to one count, attempted aggravated possession of drugs; on Jan. 2, while she was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over for a traffic violation, she attempted to possess […]


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, May 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.

Archbold Community Theatre Production Of “Mary Poppins” Features Many Area Residents

Several Archbold and area residents have roles in the Archbold Community Theatre production of “Mary Poppins,” which takes to the stage in July. Seth Nofziger, Archbold, will play Bert and Paul Reichert, Archbold, will play George Banks. The character of Mary Poppins, the magical English Nanny, got her start in a 1934 book by P.L. Travers, an Australian-born poet, author, […]

Archbold Schools Will End 2018-19 In Red Without Levy Renewal

Without the renewal of the $1.1-million emergency property tax levy next spring, the Archbold Area School District will end the 2018-19 fiscal year more than three-quarters of a million dollars in the hole. That’s what Christine Ziegler, district fiscal officer, told the school board during its Monday, May 18 meeting. As part of a five-year fi- nancial forecast required by […]

Crash Reported

Carl Jacob Brubaker, 18, Archbold, contacted Archbold Police on Wednesday, May 13, after he was involved in an auto mishap. Brubaker told police his vehicle was struck by another in the parking lot at Dairy Queen. He told officers he and the other driver exchanged phone numbers. However, when Brubaker texted the other driver asking for insurance information, he got […]

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