Egg Hunter Harvests Candy

Olivia Lange, 13 months old, Archbold, opens the eggs she collected at the Archbold Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 8. Jennifer Kidder, Parks & Recreation director, was pleased with the event. “We were lucky the weather held out and we were able to get on the grass” at Ruihley Park, she said. The Pettisville Easter Egg Hunt […]

Car Vandalized

A car owned by Ronda L. Vonier, 46, 305 Ditto St., was vandalized sometime between 8-9:32 pm, Monday, March 27. The police report states someone threw baking flour and ketchup all over the vehicle. Damage to the finish was estimated at $200. Police closed the case.

AHS Softball Slams Stryker, Splits Doubleheader

Rain and wet conditions canceled three games for the Archbold softball team last week, but the Streaks salvaged three non-league contests. Archbold traveled to Stryker, Monday, April 3, and came home with a 17-2 victory. The Streaks traveled to Parkway, Saturday, April 8, for a doubleheader with Parkway and Versailles. Parkway beat AHS 11-5 while the Streaks defeated the Tigers […]

Pettisville Administrator Contracts Approved

Wagner Retiring From Teaching

The Pettisville School Board approved administrative contracts for three administrators at its regular meeting, Monday, April 10. Five-year contracts were approved for Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal; Brian Leppelmeier, athletic director; and Chris Lee, district treasurer. The contract offers were approved following an executive session that lasted one hour. The private meeting was held for the stated purpose of discussing the […]

Additional Charges Filed Against Ball

Joshua David Ball, 36, Archbold, one of two men arrested Monday night, April 3, at the Circle K store, has had additional charges filed against him. Police received an anonymous tip that a wanted man would be at the store. An Archbold police officer arrived at the scene at 7:04 pm, removed Joshua Ball and Joshua Michael Ruffer, 27, West […]


Charles Gladieux, AHS ‘13 and son of Allan and Michele, was one of five Trine University football seniors recognized by the National Football Foundation as members of the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honors Society. The society is comprised of football players from all divisions who each maintained at least a 3.2 gpa throughout their college careers. Gladieux was a member of […]

Cafeteria Workers Attend Board Meeting

Several Pettisville school cafeteria workers attended the Monday, April 10 school board meeting as guests, but chose not to speak. Amy Marshall, one of those workers, said they were at the meeting to see if the board would act on their request to be included in the school insurance plan, or if there would be discussion on that topic. The […]

Public Meetings

School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, April 17, 5 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, April 17, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, April 17, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water […]

Archbold Boys Tennis Nets Two Wins

The Archbold boys tennis team won two matches last week to raise its record to 2-1. The Streaks blanked Maumee 5-0, Friday, April 7, at Maumee. Archbold defeated Bryan 4-1, Saturday, April 8, at Archbold. AHS 5, Maumee 0 Singles: 1. Jereme Rupp (A) def. Logan Kane 6-1, 6-4. 2. Erik Short (A) def. Mitchell Sayre 6-3, 6-4. 3. Levi […]

Super Streaks For March

Archbold Elementary School officials announced the names of the Super Streaks for March. Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior. Each month, elementary school teachers nominate students for the honor. The program started in 2016. An assembly was held Friday, March 24, to announce those selected, allowing them to participate in activities: Kendra Rivera, […]