Oyer Had Answer To Repayment Question In 2016

St. Rt. 66 Feasibility Study Grant Money

While officials of the village of Archbold said they didn’t know if they would have to repay the Ohio Department of Transportation, at least one person was able to get an answer. Peggy Oyer, rural Defiance, has been the de facto head of the opposition to a plan to relocate St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24. She received an […]


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold improved to 10-2 with three wins last week. DJ Newman scored 13 points and Cayden Alvarado added 10 in a 42-29 win at Tinora, Tuesday, Jan. 16. The Streaks defeated previously unbeaten Ottawa Hills 37-35, Thursday, Jan. 18. Newman notched 10 while Ashton Kammeyer and Tyler Hurst combined to score 13. The Blue and […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed, the second is legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Cassandra Seesholtz, Napoleon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, S. Defiance St., $102, $88. Brandon Michael Daniel Kimbrell, Wauseon, failed to maintain reasonable control, Co. Rd. D, $102, $88. Jimmy Joe […]

2018 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Pettisville High School celebrates its boys basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Hicksville, Saturday, Feb. 10. Members of the Homecoming court are, front row, from left: Sarah Foor, sophomore attendant; Madelene Gackenbach, senior attendant; Madison Thompson, kindergarten attendant; Sarah Beck, queen; Parker Proctor, kindergarten escort, Brandi Schnitkey, junior attendant; Mackenzi Rivera, freshman attendant. Back row: Joel Flory, sophomore escort; Dillon […]

PHS Girls Win Two, Fall To Swanton

The Pettisville girls basketball team improved to 7-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference with wins over Fayette and Edon, but lost a non-league game to Swanton last week to stand 8-6 overall on the season. PHS 45, Fayette 21 The Birds led 27-6 at the half on their way to a 45- 21 victory in the Bird Cage, Monday, Jan. […]

Collision Sends One To FCHC

Lester Perry, 70, rural Stryker, was taken to the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle crash on South Defiance Street about 9:37 am, Tuesday, Jan. 16. The police report on the crash states Perry was driving a car and was slowing for traffic about 217 feet north of Burke Street. Alexus Amira Jenkins, 21, Lyons, was following Perry. They […]

Police To Step Up Drug, Traffic Enforcement

Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, said he wants to increase alcohol- and drugrelated offenses on his yearend report for 2018. “I know that may not sound good, but I think we need to take a little more action on those offenses,” Wixom told Archbold Village Council during its Monday, Jan. 15 meeting. “We do have a MAN Unit guy […]

Blue Streaks Defend Forward Duals Title

Archbold defended its title at the 28th annual Chuck Forward Wrestling Duals, Saturday, Jan. 20, at Archbold High School. The host Streaks finished with a perfect 5-0 record for the second straight year. Marion River Valley finished second with a 4-1 record. Wauseon was 3-2 for third. Archbold dispatched Delphos St. John’s 65-0, Fairview 64-8, Sand Creek (Mich.) 56- 15 […]

K Of C Free Throw Winners

Winners of the Archbold Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest and their age groups, Saturday, Jan. 13, were, front row from left: Brynn Hurst 9, Even Roth 10, Brady Partin 10, Grady Short 9, Cahle Roth 11, Aden McCarty 13. Back row: Alayna Perez 12, Meg Mello 13, Harley Phillips 14, Ashton Kammeyer 14, Ryann Burkholder 11, Nahum Aeschliman 12. […]

Blizzard Of ‘78 Still The Snowstorm All Others Are Measured By

The Archbold area has had snowstorms and blizzards over the years, but none compare to 40 years ago, when the Blizzard of 1978 hit. A total of 21 3/4 inches of snow fell in four days, from Wednesday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 28, 1978. It was the fourth winter storm to hit Archbold in three weeks. The first storm […]