Joe Wyse Comes Home

Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief, has returned home after nine weeks of hospitalization. He suffered a serious stroke the night of Sept. 22. Jim Wyse, mayor and Joe’s brother, said Joe returned to his home, Thursday, Dec. 3. Jim said there has been some improvement in Joe’s ability to use the muscles on the right side of his body, but […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Mark Buck, Swanton, plaintiff vs Janet Buck, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Gregory Swingholn, Swanton, plaintiff vs Kip Roop, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Beneficial Financial, Inc., Brandon, Fla., plaintiff vs Brian Waugh, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. D&R Demolition and Removal, Archbold, plaintiff vs Armstrong Excavating, LLC, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Fifth Third Mortgage Company, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Xavier Taylor, Wauseon, […]

AHS Girls Streak By Fairview, Bryan

Archbold improved to 4-1, 1-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with easy wins over Fairview and Bryan last week. The Streaks routed Fairview 91-28, Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Thunderdome, in a non-league contest. Bryan visited AHS, Friday, Dec. 4, and the Blue and Gold were victorious 62-34 in the NWOAL game. AHS 91, Fairview 28 Archbold led 28-10 […]

Council Holds Executive Session

Archbold Village Council met in executive session during its Monday, Dec. 7 meeting. Council met behind closed doors for about 25 minutes to discuss personnel matters. Andy Brodbeck, fire chief, spent about 10 minutes with council in the closed session. No action resulted when council returned to regular session.

Police Speak To Juveniles

After a complaint from a parent, Archbold police spoke to a group of juveniles, Monday, Nov. 23. The parent told officers that about 2 pm that day, a group of boys in a black car yelled at and scared a child in the 200 block of Lafayette Street. An officer was able to track down the boys. In his report […]

Archbold Wrestlers Win Cory-Rawson Duals

Archbold wrestlers stepped on the mats for the first time this season to compete at the Cory-Rawson Duals, Saturday, Dec. 5. The Streaks finished 5-0 to win the tournament. Archbold defeated Ada 60- 12, Columbus Grove 46-23, Cory Rawson 43-18, Liberty Benton 54-10 and Lima 60-12. Austin Baker (106 pounds), Angel Luna (130 lbs.), Derek Humbert (152 lbs.) and Anthony […]

Couple To Wed On New Year’s Eve

Debra and the late Michael Lecklider, Ridgeville Corners, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney, Archbold, to Kenneth Wyse, Archbold, son of Paul and Judy Wyse, Archbold, and Renee Wyse, Wauseon. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned a cosmetology degree from The Salon Professional Academy, Perrysburg, and is a cosmetologist at Salon 1915, […]

Identity Fraud

Jason Rychener, 43, 306 Union St., told Archbold police someone used his identity to conduct business. In a report filed Saturday, Nov. 28, Rychener told police someone had used his name to open an account with AT&T. He received a bill from the cell phone carrier. The bill showed three phones were attached to the account. Also, someone opened a […]


Pettisville 7th Grade Boys Basketball Liberty Center def. Pettisville 35-23, Tuesday, Nov. 24. Pettisville leading scorer: Max Leppelmeier 14. Wauseon def. Pettisville 46-20, Tuesday, Dec. 1. Pettisville leading scorers: Leppelmeier, Brayden Barrett, Isaac Cisneros, 4 each. Pettisville (1-2, 1-0 BBC) def. Edon 33-19, Saturday, Dec. 5. Pettisville leading scorer: Leppelmeier 12. Pettisville 8th Grade Girls Basketball Pettisville def. Wauseon 18-13, […]


Three-year-old Bronzen Glore didn’t like waiting in line to see Santa Claus at the Ridgeville Fire Department. But, he was content sitting on the shoulders of his father, Adam, Archbold, while he waited.– photo by David Pugh

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