FFA News

Pettisville FFA held its 66th annual banquet, Thursday, April 7, including individual awards. Eighteen members received Greenhand degrees, the first degree a member can receive. The Star Greenhand Award was given to Kayla Wyse for her participation in Career Development Events (CDE), Agriscience Fair and for her Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) projects. Thirteen members were recognized for earning Chapter FFA […]

Roth Indicted On Drug, Evidence Tampering Charges

Justin J. Roth, 32, Archbold, was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on one count each, of possession of heroin and tampering with evidence. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the grand jury met on Monday, April 18, returning indictments against Roth and seven others. Haselman said, “On or about Dec. 22, 2015, he […]

AHS Girls Second In NWOAL Track Meet With Wauseon, LC

The Archbold girls track team finished second and the boys were third in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League meet with Wauseon and Liberty Center, Tuesday, April 19. Girls Wauseon 70, Archbold 67, Liberty Center 23 4×800-meter relay: 1. Wauseon 10 minutes, 59.7 seconds; 2. Archbold (Gwynne Riley, Kennedy Miller, Keyndal Hudson, Maura Riley) 11:14.5. 100-meter hurdles: 1. Lexa Richardson 16.4 […]

Father, Daughters Dance

Jim Coopshaw dances with his daughters, Paris and Kadence, during the Pettisville Elementary Sweetheart Dance, Friday, April 22. The event featured a wide range of music, including country, pop, and classics, including the “Hokey Pokey.”– photo by David Pugh

Parents Announce June 4 Wedding

Dan and Deb Nofziger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole, Jonesville, Mich., to Joe Danielak, Jonesville Mich., son of Ralph Danielak, Kiln, Miss., and Dana Baker, Jackson, Mich. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned an Associate of Applied Business in office administrative services degree from Northwest State Community College. She is an emergency room […]

Western Dist. 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.) Kenneth S. Thatcher, rural Archbold, failed to yield from stop sign, Co. Rd. J at St. Rt. 66, $102, $88. Jeffrey Dwight Ramey, rural Archbold, failed to display license plates, St. Rt. 66, […]


Pettisville Track Monday, April 18, at Stryker Girls Wauseon 79.6, Pettisville 40.3, Stryker 36 100 hurdles: 1. Danielle King 19.1; 2. Kelly Miller 20.1. 100: 4. Ryeana Klopfenstein 15.2. 1600: 4. Miller 6:17.9. 4×100: 3. Pettisville 1:02.3. 400: 3. Elise Hartzler 1:08.8; 4. Sophie Hubby 1:11.2. 4×200: 3. Pettisville 2:13.2. 200 hurdles: 2. King 34.9; 3. Miller 36.3. 200: 2. […]

Planning Commission Votes To Recommend Conditional Use Permit

The Archbold Planning Commission voted to recommend a conditional use permit for a South Defiance Street home during its Monday, April 25 meeting. Bob Buschur, Holland, requested a conditional use permit for a home he owns at 1924 South Defiance Street. The property has always been a residence; it existed before zoning was established in the village. The area, including […]

Archbold Schools Honored As Best Community For Music Education

For the fourth consecutive year, the Archbold School District was designated as a Best Community for Music Education. The designation is awarded by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation working with the Music Research Institute of the University of Kansas. To qualify, district officials answer detailed questionnaires about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for […]

Youths Charged With Marijuana Possession

Two Archbold boys were charged with juvenile delinquency by way of possession of marijuana on 420 Day. Internet research indicates “420” is a slang term for marijuana. Wednesday, April 20 was considered “420 Day” by some. An Archbold police report indicates officers were advised of juveniles possibly smoking marijuana in the Ruihley Park baseball diamond dugout about 9:11 pm. In […]

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