2016-08-24

AHS Volleyball Teams Step Up For Friend




The Archbold volleyball teams took part in helping a friend, Monday, Aug. 8. Lauren Stotzer, 29, a 2006 AHS graduate, is taking a big step by moving into a new special needs group home in Archbold. Stotzer will live in the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with two roommates with disabilities. She hopes to move in by the end of August. The […]

15-Year-Old Archbold Boy Arrested



One 15-year-old Archbold boy has been arrested and police officers are planning to speak to a second boy in connection with an early morning Monday, Aug. 15 incident. A representative of the Circle K store told officers observation of surveillance video from inside the store showed one of the boys allegedly taking candy bars, then left without paying. The incident […]

AHS Boys Soccer Beats Fort Jennings 7-0



The seventh season of Archbold boys soccer began, Saturday, Aug. 20, at Spengler Field. It is the first season the program is recognized as a school sport after spending its first six seasons as a sanctioned sport. The Streaks used a smothering offensive attack to score early and often, pulling out a 7-0 win over Fort Jennings. It was a […]

Archbold Letter To German Twp



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Commissioners To Hold Hearings On Separation Petitions



The Fulton County Commissioners will hold public hearings on petitions filed by the villages of Archbold and Delta, requesting to separate themselves from their respective townships. The exact dates of the hearings have not been set, as the schedules of the three commissioners must be coordinated, but Vond Hall, county administrator, said the hearings cannot happen until at least 30 […]

Melinda Cordoba Arrested



As of Sunday night, Aug. 21, Melinda C. Cordoba, 33, 205 South Defiance Street, was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. Cordoba was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on Monday, Aug. 15, on charges of possession of cocaine and endangering children. A press release from Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on or about […]

AHS Tennis Drops Two, Is Second At Napoleon



After its first match was postponed due to weather, the Archbold girls tennis team played two matches and an invitational last week. The Streaks lost 4-1 at Bowling Green, Tuesday, Aug. 16. AHS hosted Bryan, Wednesday, Aug. 17, and was blanked 5-0. Archbold finished second at the Napoleon Invitational, Friday, Aug. 19. BG 4, AHS 1 Singles: 1. Maas (BG) […]

Wednesday Night Storms Leave Damage In Wake



Severe thunderstorm cells wreaked havoc from Kokomo, Ind., to east of Napoleon, Wednesday afternoon and evening, Aug. 24. More than 40 sightings of tornados/funnel clouds were reported, including this tornado east of Ridgeville Corners.

Poulson Is National Ag Teacher Of Year



John Poulson, a teacher at Pettisville High School, has been named a National Agriscience Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. The honor was announced at the Monday, Aug. 22 Pettisville School board meeting by Steve Switzer, superintendent. Poulson was one of six teachers nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes teachers “who have inspired […]

Possible Theft At Dollar General



Archbold police are investigating a possible theft from the Dollar General store. A store representative told officers about 7:24 pm, Friday, Aug. 12, that he believed persons took a bottle of cough syrup and possibly some digital video discs from the store sometime between 6:30-6:45 pm.


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