2018-05-23

Welch Indicted For Grand Theft



Matt Welch, former treasurer of the Archbold Athletic Boosters, has been indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury. Information available from the Clerk of Courts office via the Internet shows Welch was indicted on a single count of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony. The grand jury met Monday, May 21. The indictment of Welch was filed with the Clerk of […]

Issue Summons For Marijuana Possession



An Archbold police officer issued Sergio Reyna, 19, Wauseon, a summons to appear in Western District Court on a charge of possession of marijuana. The police report states about 7:43 pm, Sunday, May 13, the officer responded to a complaint of a strong smell of marijuana in the 300 block of West Holland Street, near the middle school. When the […]

Streaks Fall To Perrysburg In Regular-Season Baseball Action



The Archbold baseball team (22-5) dropped a 1-0 non-league decision to Perrysburg (16-11), Tuesday, May 15, at Perrysburg. The Yellow Jackets scored their only run when Daniel Krueger hit a game-winning run-batted-in with a basesloaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning. T.J. Rice suffered the loss on the mound. In 1 2/3 innings he allowed one run on […]

2018-05-23 E-Edition

Williams Holds Win On The Tip Of His Glove



In a diving catch, shortstop Jeron Williams catches a “looping liner” on the tip of his glove in short center field for the third out of the seventh inning in Archbold’s 2-1 Div. III district final win over Eastwood, Saturday, May 19. Centerfielder Kade Kern, right, was also going for the ball. The Streaks play Gahanna Columbus Academy tomorrow, Thursday, […]

Public Meetings



Trustees German Township Trustees, Tuesday, May 29, 7:30 a.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. —— Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.– Ikkyu Sojun

PHS Baseball Wins Two



The Pettisville baseball team ended its season with Buckeye Border Conference wins over Edon and Fayette to finish 8-12, 6-6 BBC. Montpelier won the BBC title with a 9-3 record. PHS 6, Edon 4 The Birds defeated Edon (9-12, 5-6 BBC) 6-4, Thurs- day, May 17, at Edon. Landon Roth got the win. In seven innings he allowed four runs […]

School Board Members Cast ‘No’ Votes On Personnel Issues



There were three “no” votes cast by three members of the Archbold School Board on personnel matters during its Monday night, May 21 meeting. Board members spent about one hour in executive session. When they returned, they voted on a series of personnel actions. Among the items approved was a two-year contract for Christine Ziegler, district treasurer. The contract has […]

Speak With Juvenile



An Archbold police officer met with a juvenile after receiving a report that the youth was being unruly, a police report states. The officer was called to the 500 block of West St. about 4 pm, Wednesday, May 16. The officer said he spoke with the juvenile who was “in a calm state.” The case is closed.

Archbold, Pettisville Win District Championships In Eight Events

Stamm Sets Meet Record In 400

The Pettisville girls team finished second and Archbold placed third in the Division III District 1 Track and Field Championships, Thursday, May 17 and Saturday, May 19, at Archbold. Swanton won the girls team title with 136 points. The Birds totaled 115.5, and Archbold had 89. Twelve girls teams participated in the District 1 portion of the meet. Liberty Center […]


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