Waidelich, Wyse To Wed October 1

Steve and Lisa Waidelich, Stryker, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Laurin Elishah, to Joshua Christian Wyse, son of Jeff and Angie, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2008 Stryker High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and secondary science education from Bluffton University. She is a high school science teacher for Stryker […]

Child Returned To Parent

Police were called to the 200 block of Union Street on a report of an unattended juvenile about 6:32 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 21, an Archbold police report said. Katie E. Whiteman, 41, 203 Union Street, told police the child was playing on a swing set at her residence. When an officer arrived, the child was near the alley. Whiteman said […]

AHS Boys Soccer Raises Record To 10-0-1

The Archbold boys soccer team ran its record to 10-0-1 with three shutouts last week, including a key Northwest Ohio Athletic League win. The Streaks, ranked fifth in Division III in the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll, defeated Miller City and Liberty-Benton in non-league action and Wauseon in the NWOAL. AHS 7, Miller City 0 The Blue Streaks hosted […]

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School Board Takes Personnel Actions Sept. 19

The Archbold Area School Board took several personnel actions during its Monday, Sept. 19 meeting. Two contracts were approved for Brenda Beck. She received a contract as a study table tutor for one hour per week, effective Sept. 15 through May 11, 2017. She also was granted a one-year supplemental contract as a junior class advisor for the 2016-17 school […]

Fraudulent Checks Cost Church $9,080

A representative of the Assembly of Pentecostal Church of Jesus, Archbold, reported a thief used fraudulent checks to steal $9,084.58 from the church. The Archbold police report states Guadalupe Gonzales, 65, Archbold, the church treasurer, told police money was taken out of the account starting Sept. 12. The checks have the church account number across the bottom, but are issued […]

PHS Soccer Beats Bulldogs, Ties Tigers

The Pettisville boys soccer team, ranked eighth in Division III by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, defeated Swanton and played to a scoreless tie against Liberty Center last week. The Birds (5-2-3) defeated Swanton (6-2) 3-1, Monday, Sept. 19, at Pettisville. Detric Yoder, Connor Wyse, and Canidate Vickery each scored a goal. Pettisville had 10 shots on goal to […]


Connor Hagans, an AHS junior, plays a flugelhorn solo during The Beat of Archbold band spectacular, Saturday, Sept. 24.– photo by David Pugh

Archbold, Pettisville Residents Indicted

The Fulton County Grand Jury returned indictments charging three Archbold residents and one person from Pettisville with felony crimes. They are among 23 people named in indictments during the Monday, Sept. 19 grand jury meeting. Nathan L. Whitehead, 27, Archbold, was indicted on one count of attempted trespass in a habitation when a person is present, or likely to be […]

Schnitkey Gets Hole In One

Scott Schnitkey, Archbold, aced the par-3, 130-yard third hole at the golf course in Stryker on Wednesday, Sept. 14. His club of choice was an 8-iron.

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