A Special Moment

Dominique Dale, an AHS sophomore, and Lucas Ingram, an AHS junior, share a special moment on the dance floor during the Archbold High School prom, Saturday, May 9.– photo by David Pugh

Archbold, Pettisville High Schools Deliver Superior Education

U.S. News & World Report, a media outlet that ranks everything from cars to colleges, has named Archbold High School the 52ndbest high school in the state of Ohio. That’s out of 881 high schools in the state. Pettisville was ranked 118th. That both schools offer their students excellent educations is something our communities have known for years. Even the […]

AHS Tennis Finishes Season At Sectional

The Archbold boys tennis team finished its regular season with a 3-2 loss at Napoleon, Tuesday, May 12. The Streaks played in the Division II sectional tournament, Thursday, May 14. No Blue Streak advanced past the second round. Napoleon 3, AHS 2 Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Chase Frank 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. 2. Lucas Damman (N) def. Levi Strawn […]

Archbold Police Log

May 8 8:48 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 100 block Garden Dr. May 9 12:30 am: Suspicious vehicle, Frozen Specialties, behind building, unable to locate. 10:52 am: Suspicious person, Colony Meadows, subject fixing mailboxes. 9:15 pm: Special detail, Sauder Village. May 10 3:22 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, subject to return and pay for fuel. 6:40 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Fairlawn Haven. May […]

Memorial Day

We Honor the Men and Women Who Died For Our Freedom

In May 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, John A. Logan, major general and head of the Grand Army of the Republic, a group for Union veterans, declared that May 30 be known as Decoration Day. Logan said Decoration Day was a day to decorate the graves of the 620,000 (some say as many as 750,000) soldiers, both […]

AHS Baseball Falls In Regular Season Finale

Defiance (19-5), ranked seventh in Division II in the baseball coaches poll, hosted Archbold, Tuesday, May 12, and put an end to the Streaks’ 13-game win streak with an 11-2 victory. The Bulldogs blasted seven hits compared to three for AHS. Derek Walker paced the Blue and Gold at the plate with two singles. The Streaks led 1-0 after one. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Fulton County Treasurer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Vreba Hoff Dairy, II, MI, LLC, Coldwater, Mich., defendant. Foreclosure. Richard Hoag, delta, plaintiff vs Turnpike Hospitality, Inc., Girard, defendant. Workers compensation. Carrie Cole, Wauseon, plaintiff vs State Farm Mutual Automobile, Girard, defendant. Other torts. Fulton County Treasurer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs WFCO, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Marriage Licenses Corey Wyse, 23, Archbold, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Registered voters in Fulton County will cast ballots on touch screen voting machines Nov. 6, said Gloria Marlatt, director of Fulton County Board of Elections. New curbs and pavement will be in place on North Defiance Street by the week’s end, according to Bob Seaman, village engineer. Corn and soybeans are in the […]


Danny Young, AHS ‘12 and a junior at Kent State University, ran at the Mid- American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., on Saturday, May 16. Young finished third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.74 seconds, a personal record for him and the ninth-fastest time in Kent State history. Young […]

Western District Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Angela Victoria Austin, rural Wauseon, speeding, 57-35, Stryker St., $100, $88. Mark E. Lauber, Wauseon, speeding, 74-55, US20, $47, $88. Zachary David Lucas, West Unity, seat belt, Co. Rd. 19, $30, $51. Jerry […]

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