Depot, High Streets Open To Traffic

Depot and High streets, closed for reconstruction, are now open to traffic. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said barricades were removed Monday morning, July 23, allowing traffic to flow through. Opening of the streets also opens the intersection between Depot and Vine streets. The contractor on the project, Hohenbrink Excavating, Findlay, still has work to do. Seaman said joints between sections […]

Rural Archbold Woman Indicted

Chelsea R. Stuber, 21, rural Archbold, was indicted on one count of burglary by a Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, July 16. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Stuber allegedly trespassed in an occupied structure to commit a criminal offense on or about May 3. Indictments were returned against 10 other people during the July […]

Delta Man Found Guilty

Zackary Tressler, 33, Delta, was found guilty of a single count of telecommunications harassment by a Fulton County jury on Friday, July 20. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the jury of eight men and four women deliberated for about 4 1/2 hours before returning a guilty verdict. Tressler was originally indicted March 19 by […]

Council To Discuss Housing Incentives

Archbold Village Council will discuss the possibility of offering incentives for developers to build additional housing in Archbold. During the Monday, July 23 council meeting, a work session was set for 6 pm, Monday, Aug. 20, to review options that have been discussed. Donna Dettling, village administrator, said the idea of incentives for housing construction started in 2016. Since then, […]

Man Sentenced In Trailer Theft

Darren S. Gaylord, 48, Toledo, has been sentenced to 10 days at the Corrections Center in connection with the theft of a trailer owned by the village of Archbold. The open trailer was taken from the Archbold Water Treatment plant between Nov. 24-27, 2017. Surveillance video caught images of the vehicle involved in the theft. Assistance from Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge- […]


Bryan 3, Archbold 0

Bryan prevented Archbold from winning its third straight state Acme baseball championship with a 3-0 shutout, Tuesday, July 24, in the state finals at Defiance. It is Bryan’s first state Acme title since 1996.-Posted 7.25, 12:04 am

Pettisville School Administrators Get 3% Raises

The Pettisville School Board approved raises for district administrators at its Monday, July 23 meeting. Raises of 3% were approved for the high school and elementary school principals, district treasurer, and superintendent for the 2018- 19 school year. During the 2019-20 school year, the same administrators will be given raises equivalent to those granted teachers and other licensed staff. Chris […]

Vandalism Report Unfounded

Archbold police marked a complaint of vandalism to a vehicle as unfounded. Tyler Brazen, 20, rural Napoleon, told officers on Monday, June 25, that his vehicle had been scratched while it was parked at the Sauder Woodworking Myers Road plant. But when the officer reviewed the security video from the parking lot, no one walked by Brazen’s vehicle.

Welch Sentenced In Theft Of Athletic Booster Money

    Matt Welch, 45, Archbold, entered a guilty plea, and was sentenced to 50 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on a charge of grand theft, a felony of the fourth degree.     Welch, the former treasurer of the Archbold Athletic Boosters, was convicted of taking money from the booster club account between June 1, 2015 to Jan. […]

Archbold Police Log

July 13 10:38 am: 911 hang up, E Lugbill Rd. at Myers Rd., unable to locate caller, all okay at location. 1:40 pm: Traffic detail, Grisier Funeral Home. 3:01 pm: Assist fire-rescue, Fox Chase. 7:15 pm: Road blocked by train, Defiance St. Norfolk Southern crossing. 7:26 pm: Road blocked by train, Defiance St. Norfolk Southern crossing. 8:23 pm: Miscellaneous complaints, […]

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