Kidder On First Team All-Ohio

Josh Kidder, an AHS sophomore, was named First Team All-Ohio in Division III for the 2016 boys soccer season by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. Kaiden Bedsole, an AHS junior, received Second Team All-Ohio honors. Emie Peterson, an AHS junior, was named Second Team All-Ohio in Div. III for girls soccer.

FFA News

Eleven Archbold FFA members attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 19- 21. Members attended sessions that were led by national officers, and attended a total of three general sessions. They heard Sydney Snider, a national FFA officer from Ohio, give her retiring address. Snider visited AHS in 2015. Also attending were 60,000 other members from every state, […]

Kidder Is District Boys Soccer Player Of Year

Josh Kidder, an Archbold sophomore, was named the Player of the Year in Division III by the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association for the 2016 boys soccer season. Austin Welch, an AHS senior, Kaiden Bedsole, an AHS junior, and Connor Wyse, a Pettisville junior, joined Kidder on the First Team. Jack Fisher, an AHS senior, and Landon Roth, a […]

Local FCCC Students Are FCCLA Executives

Four County Career Center students from Archbold and Pettisville have been named executive officers of the Four County Career Center chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). Membership is limited to students in the family and consumer science programs. FCCC chapter projects for the year includes fundraising and assisting with local community programs, participation in regional, […]


Luke Fisher, AHS ‘15 and son of Vern and Rosemary, scored five points and grabbed two rebounds in Bethel College’s 119-75 victory over Simmons College of Kentucky, Saturday, Nov. 12. The Pilots are 6-0.

Keep The Electoral College

Every four years, it seems like we have a debate on the fairness of the Electoral College and calls to abolish it, especially when one candidate wins the public vote but another wins the Electoral College, as appears to have happened this year. As a refresher, the Electoral College determines who the United States president and vice president will be. […]

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 4 6:26 pm: Two parking citations, 200 block W. Williams St., parking where signs prohibit. 6:37 pm: Parking citation, 200 block W. Williams St., parking where signs prohibit. 7:15 pm: Parking citation, 200 block E. Williams St., parked in front of fire hydrant. Nov. 5 12:28 am: Parking citation, 200 block Union St., commercial vehicle parked on residential street. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006 Two women are under consideration for the post of Archbold Area School District treasurer: Chris Ziegler, who is treasurer of the Otsego school district and a former employee of the Archbold School District, and Sue Strubing, chief financial officer and treasurer of the Mad River Local School District near Dayton. Fulton County sales […]

Preparations Underway For Parade Of Lights, Lite The Nite Run

The annual Archbold Parade of Lights had 17 official entries as of midday yesterday, Tuesday, said Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. That’s not unusual with just over a week to go until the Friday-after-Thanksgiving event, which is Nov. 25 beginning at 6:30 pm. Normally, there are 40 to 50 entries for floats and other […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Jacqueline Dixon, Wauseon and Morvin Dixon, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Todd Graham, Archbold, plaintiff vs Conetta Graham, Nashville, Tenn., defendant. Divorce. Emily Nisely, Wauseon and Christopher Nisely, Archbold, petitioners. Dissolution. Marriage Licenses Eric Sadowski, 25, Swanton, farmer, and Emily Ferguson, 23, Swanton, social worker. Scott Mitchell, 31, Swanton, landscaper, and Jessica Garcia, 27, Swanton, homemaker. David Jacobs, 36, […]