Council Takes Steps To Put Property Tax Replacement Levy On Nov. 3 Ballot

Archbold Village Council took the first step toward replacing the village 3.3-mill property tax levy during its Monday night, June 1 meeting. If approved by village voters, replacing the levy will drive up the taxes property owners in the village pay on their tax bills. Information provided by the Fulton County auditor office indicates that for the owner of a […]

Archbold Fire Log

May 17 10:03 am: ConAgra, fire alarm, cancelled. May 20 6:53 pm: Frozen Specialties, fire in oven duct through roof; cause: undetermined; damage: $1,000. May 22 5:17 pm: Car fire, Ohio Turnpike, 26-mile marker, cancelled. May 23 2:39 pm: 23603 Co. Rd. G, brush fire; Rod Rodriguez, property owner; subject burning brush, put plastic in fire causing large amounts of […]


In last week’s issue of this newspaper, there were several errors in the industrial arts awards caption. The caption should read as follows: Seated, front row from left: Sid Ramirez, $200; Andrew Bilen, $75; Gabe Peterson, $75; Andrew Beck, $75; Luke Fisher, $75; Logan Garrow, $50; Camden Warncke, $50; Carson Ramirez, $50; Isaac Peterson, $40. Second row: Jackson Kelley, $50; […]

2015 AHS Award Winners

4.0 GPA Award Gavin Morton. Academic GPA Awards Brooke Aeschliman, Denver Beck, Molly Conway, Connor Hagans, Leah Hall, Brooke Kohler, Luke McQuade, Dylan Miller, Elijah Miller, Lauren Miller, Taylor Miller, Emie Peterson, Tony Pole, Nicolas Rodriguez, Logan Roth, Sydney Rupp, Trevor Rupp, Elizabeth Schmucker, Leslie Simon, Amadea Villanueva, Mackenna Whitacre, Bryce Williams, Lucas Yoder, Emma Zesing, Benjamin Zimmerman, Eliza Avers, […]

Myra Joan Mulder Short

Myra Joan Mulder Short, 94 years of age, passed away at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, Ohio on Sunday, May 31, 2015, following a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 10, 1920, to Leon and Laura Lindberg Mulder of Grand Rapids, Mich. She was baptized by her grandfather, Rev. Neal Muste, and in 1934, Myra was confirmed in the Evangelical […]

Honor Students

Shelby Miller, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Hesston (Kan.) College. Isaac Dahl, Arcbold, and Emily Kauffman, Pettisville, were named to the Honor Roll. Students must earn at least a 2.9 gpa to qualify for the dean’s list, and 3.5 to 3.89 for the honor roll.

Pettisville Junior High 2015 Award Winners

Outstanding Student Awards Advanced Junior High Math: Megan King Ag 8: Lindsey Crossgrove and Kayla Wyse Algebra 1 (8th grader): Josh Bock Art 8: Marais Borton English 7: Danielle King English 8: Lindsay Crossgrove Family and Consumer Science 8: Semester 1-Detric Yoder, Stetson Aeschliman, Lindsey Crossgrove; Semester 2-Marais Borton, Mauricea Crouch, Jasmine Beavers-Bogosian Health 7: Joel Flory History 8: Joshua […]

Edith H. Hayes

Edith H. Hayes, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Oct. 19, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz. She was born July 10, 1925, in Sherwood, the daughter of Emil and Lena (Miller) Schroeder. She married Owen Hayes on Aug. 18, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2003. An Archbold-area resident many years, she was a homemaker, and […]

Archbold Girls Win Regional Title

Three AHS Girls Relays Win Titles, All Four Advance To State

Archbold finished in the top four in five events, including three first-place finishes, on its way to a Division III regional girls track and field title, Wednesday, May 27, and Friday, May 29, in Tiffin. The top four finishers in each event advance to the state tournament. The Streaks won their third straight regional title in the 4×400-meter relay, while […]

School Board Approves 2015-16 Supplemental Contracts At Meeting

The Archbold Area School Board approved a list of supplemental contracts for the 2015-16 school year at its Monday, May 18 meeting: Laura Kennedy, art club advisor; Jeremy King, junior high athletic director; Dorothy Lambert, comprehensive continuous improvement plan coordinator; Marching band: Jessica Short, assistant, Mike Short and Toby Spengler, volunteer assistants; Beth Voll, high school & junior high director. […]

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