Trevor Short, a senior on the AHS football team, kisses the Lions Club trophy after the Streaks defeated Wauseon 24-21, Friday, Sept. 15. It was the first time Archbold won the trophy since 2012, when Short was in junior high.– courtesy photo

Men Sentenced

A Lyons man was sentenced to a term in prison, Thursday, Aug. 24, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Jad Sweidan, 69; indicted Feb. 8, 2016, on one count each, possession of marijuana, trafficking in marijuana, attempted tampering with evidence, possession of cocaine, trafficking in cocaine; two counts each, aggravated possession of drugs, aggravated trafficking in drugs, having weapons while […]

Pettisville Girls Win OG Invitational

With its first five runners all finishing in the top 20, Pettisville won the Girls Gold race at the Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 16. The Birds finished with 36 points. Lincolnview was second with 65, and Crestview was third with 96. Nichole Foor was the first PHS runner into the chute, placing fourth in 20 minutes, 43 […]

Archbold Schools General Fund Up 4.5%

Appropriations for the 2017-18 school year at Archbold schools show an increase in the general fund of 4.5%. School board members approved the permanent appropriations for the 2017-18 school year during its Monday, Sept. 18 meeting. Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, said she projects expenditures from the general fund to be about $13.5 million in 2017-18. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said most […]

Maple-Pecan Crusted Goat Cheese With Crackers

Recipe Corner

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon maple syrup1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1/3 cup finely chopped driedcranberries1 log (10.5 ounces) plain goatcheese1 pkg (3.54 ounces) crackers Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir mustard with maple syrup. Toss together pecans and cranberries. Brush goat cheese all over with maple mustard and coat with pecan and cranberry mixture, pressing lightly to adhere. Place […]

Pettisville Soccer Wins Fifth Straight Game

Pettisville beat Toledo Christian 4-0, Tuesday, Sept. 12, in a non-league contest. The Birds scored all four goals in the first half. Detric Yoder led the Birds with two goals, while Connor Wyse and Eli Grieser each scored one. Canidate Vickery had two assists; Landon Roth and Wyse each had one. Pettisville recorded a 1- 0 win over Kalida, Friday, […]

Boy Faces Juvenile Court Charge For Stolen Car

A 16-year-old Archbold boy faces a criminal charge in juvenile court in connection with the theft of a car from Archbold, Thursday, Sept. 7. Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer, said last week the youth has been charged with juvenile delinquency by way of theft of a motor vehicle. If the crime had been committed by an adult, it would […]

A Lesson In Bad Sportsmanship

Winning is great. It means an individual or team has met an opponent on the field of competition and come out on top. Winning is exciting. It pumps up self-esteem. It is the reward for hard work and it’s good for school kids. It’s certainly better than losing. And in today’s culture, which is too often crass, it means you […]


Archbold 8th Grade Volleyball Archbold traveled to Wauseon, Thursday, Sept. 7, and won 25- 19, 25-22. Sophie Schramm had 4 kills; Reagan Kohler, Addison Ziegler, Harley Phillips and Kaitlyn Schnitkey each had 1. Emma Nafziger had 2 aces; Carsyn Hagans and Reagan Kohler, 1 each. Ziegler had 4 assists. Ziegler and Hagans had a double-block kill that was a momentum […]

Juvenile Advised Of Unwise Behavior

An Archbold police officer had occasion to warn a boy that starting fires was both not wise and unacceptable behavior. The officer was told of the juvenile setting fires to paper towels near the restrooms at Woodland Park at about 3:27 pm, Sunday, Sept. 10. When the officer arrived at the park, the youth’s mother was already there. “The juvenile […]