AHS Boys Knock Down Napoleon, Fairview

The Archbold boys basketball team played a pair of non-league contests and had a pair of lopsided victories last week, defeating Napoleon 73-42 and Fairview 58- 26 to run its record to 7-2. The Northwest Ohio Athletic League season opens tomorrow, Thursday, at Swanton. AHS 73, Napoleon 42 Archbold battled the Wildcats in the Grand Canyon, Tuesday, Jan. 2. The […]

Snowy Scene

Mailboxes stand along the north side of the 18000 block of Co. Rd. C on a snowy, slushy day. Monday, Jan 8, was such a day, after bitter cold temperatures of the preceding week eased. The high temperature for Monday was 35 degrees, as recorded at the Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant.– photo by David Pugh

2018-01-10 E-Edition

Blackbirds Improve To 9-1 With Pair Of Wins

The Pettisville boys basketball team took to the road to earn a pair of wins to run its record to 9-1, 6-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference– one game ahead of second-place Stryker (5-1 BBC). The Birds defeated Delta in a rescheduled contest 50- 42, and dropped BBC rival North Central 62-37. PHS 50, Delta 42 Bad weather suspended the […]

Suspicious Person Tries To Use Wi-Fi

A suspicious person walking around the Archbold Physical Therapy office in Archbold was actually trying to use the company’s Wi-Fi wireless computer network, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to the facility about 11:32 am, Wednesday, Jan. 3, after a male suspect was spotted walking around the building. An officer found the man walking along the road in […]

Wauseon Indians Slip By Pettisville Girls 45-43

Down 32-26 after three, Wauseon outscored Pettisville 19-11 in the final eight minutes to slip away with a 45-43 non-league girls basketball victory, Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Wauseon. The Indians (2-8) led 13-9 after one, but the Blackbirds (5-5) tied the score at 18 at the break. Elizabeth Beck led Pettisville with 12 points, including four of the team’s six […]

Vehicles Collide On South Defiance Street

William Guy Boyer, 64, rural Archbold, suffered possible injuries in a two-vehicle collision on South Defiance Street that occurred about 11:59 am, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Boyer was driving a pickup south on South Defiance Street, and was stopped in traffic about 62 feet south of Monumental Street. A sport-utility vehicle, driven by Cassandra N. Seesholtz, 33, with passengers Jackson […]


Noah Mattin, AHS ‘17 and son of Matt and Kelly, was pinned by Centenary (N.J.) College’s Maxwell Nauta but won an 8-4 decision over Dustin Harris of Cortland State (N.Y.) University as 24th-ranked Ohio Northern University posted a 1-2 record at the NWCA National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind., Thursday, Jan. 4. Mattin is a freshman at ONU.

Turnpike Traffic Stop Leads To Big Pot Bust

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, with the assistance of Wauseon police, arrested a man accused of transporting 70 pounds of marijuana worth $318,000 on the Ohio Turnpike. In a press release,OSHP officials say they stopped a rented 2017- model sport-utility vehicle with California license plates for a speeding violation on the turnpike about three miles west of the Archbold- Fayette […]

Council Won’t Push For St. Rt. 66 Relocation

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said village council will not push for the proposed relocation of St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24. At the same time, Fryman said village officials will seek funding to finish the engineering for the proposed realignment of St. Rt. 66 down the current Co. Rd. 24. Fryman said village officials are concerned that the village […]