Pettisville High School Class Of 2017 ~ Top 10%

Unattended Child Reported; Man Arrested On Warrant

When Archbold police looked into a report of an unattended child, they happened to run into a man who was wanted on a warrant from Western District Court. Police turned the one-yearold boy over to relatives, and arrested the man. In his report, an officer wrote that a complaint of a child found wandering in the East Gardens complex was […]

Streaks Beat Otsego 2-1 In District Semifinal

Archbold faced a mountain sized challenge when the Streaks battled Otsego in the Division III district softball semifinals, Wednesday, May 17. Otsego (14-9) won its previous two tournament games by a combined score of 26-0. The Streaks countered with senior hurler Alyssa Ziegler, who stymied the Otsego bats. Ziegler pitched a complete game, giving up four hits and one run […]


Rupp, McQuade Fall In Second Round

The AHS doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade lost to Michael Lee and Josef Horwath of Gates Mills Hawken 6-0, 6-0 in the second round of the Div. II state boys tennis tournament. The duo defeated Avery Clouse and Jonathan Reiseinger of Circleville Logan Elm 7-6, 6-1 in their first-round match.-Updated 5.27, 1:46 pm

2017 AHS Honors Awards

4.0 GPA Award Emily Roth Academic GPA Awards Brooks Behnfeldt, Kelly Bilen, Kayla Boettger, Noah Cheney, Ivan Cobb, Andreya Covarrubias, Brayden Hall, Noah Hogrefe, Lauren Horst, Elizabeth Mignin, Chloe Nofziger, Brennan Short, Devin Witte, Elijah Zimmerman, Hunter Beaverson, Brittani Becher, Caitlyn Beldon, Cameron Collins, Alora Delaney, Cory Erbskorn, Clay Gerig, Andee Grime, Jeremiah Hartman, Lacie Henry, Andrew Hogrefe, Brendon Johns, […]


Roger Shirkey, 63, Bryan and formerly of Wauseon, died May 18, 2017. Survivors include two daughters. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

Streaks Win Pair Of Regular-Season Games

The Archbold baseball team finished the regular season with a pair of wins. The Streaks, Northwest Ohio Athletic League champions, defeated Ottawa- Glandorf and Tinora in nonleague action to enter district tournament play with a 19-6 record. AHS 1, OG 0 The Streaks hosted Ottawa Glandorf (17-7), Monday, May 15 and won their second straight game 1-0. Bryson Taylor and […]

Alice A. Riegsecker

Alice A. Riegsecker, age 76, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, May 25, 2017, at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. She was a Registered Nurse, having worked at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.Alice was born in Berne, Ind., on May 31, 1940, the daughter of Emerson and Mildred (Mosser) Neuenschwander. On Nov. 11, 1963, she married Charles Riegsecker, and he preceded […]

Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Harlen and Joan Lawrence, Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. Harlen Lawrence and Joan Leininger were married May 25, 1947, at the First Christian Church, Wauseon, by Rev. Russell Dietsch. They have four children: Jill (Rich Kunz) Lawrence, Eagle, Idaho; Jack (Nancy) Lawrence, Wauseon; Jennifer (Steve) Kauffman, Archbold; and Julie (Jeff) Kinzel, Swanton. They have […]

Local Man Among Those Indicted

Dalton C. Simon, 33, Archbold, was one of 21 people indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury during its Monday, May 15 meeting. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Simon was indicted on a single count of failure to provide notice of a change in address. “On or about Nov. 23, 2016, to Feb. 16, […]