Archbold Police Log

Aug. 24 12:11 pm: Follow-up, 200 block E. Holland St. 7:47 pm: Road blocked, vehicle heat shield in roadway, removed. Aug. 25 2:12 am: Juveniles on bicycles, 100 block Woodland Dr., escorted home. 3:26 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 700 block E. Lutz Rd. 5:25 pm: Follow-up, on station. 5:35 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 800 block Farber Dr. 6:20 pm: Follow-up, on station. […]


Pettisville 7th Grade Volleyball Hilltop def. Pettisville 25-13, 25- 23, Tuesday, Aug. 28. Edgerton def. Pettisville (0-4, 0-3 BBC) 25-14, 25-14, Thursday, Aug. 30. Pettisville 8th Grade Volleyball Hilltop def. Pettisville 25-23, 25- 13, Tuesday, Aug. 28. Edgerton def. Pettisville (2-2, 2-1 BBC) 25-13, 25-21, Thursday, Aug. 30. Archbold Cross Country Thursday, Aug. 30 Girls Liberty Center 31, Bryan 53, […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Timothy Gibson, West Unity, plaintiff vs Kathy Gibson, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Heidi Ochs, Lyons, plaintiff vs Jason Ochs, Berkey, defendant. Divorce. Bernice Pinkelman, Metamora, plaintiff vs Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Columbus, defendant. Other civil. Regional Acceptance Corp, Greenville, N.C., plaintiff vs Pablo Perez, III, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Brook Longnecker, Delta, plaintiff vs James Longnecker, Ida, […]

AHS Tennis Splits Week

The Archbold girls tennis team is 4-2 after defeating Maumee Valley Country Day and Wauseon and falling to Defiance last week. AHS hosted MVCD, Monday, Aug. 27, and won 4-1. AHS traveled to Defiance, Tuesday, Aug. 28, and came home with a 3-2 loss. Wauseon came to Archbold, Thursday, Aug. 30. The Streaks won 4-1. AHS 4, MVCD 1 Singles: […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 6, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 10, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Village Council Archbold Village Council, […]

PHS Volleyball Beats Hilltop, Falls To Wauseon

The Pettisville volleyball team is 3-2, 3-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference after last week. The Birds traveled to West Unity, Tuesday, Aug. 28, to battle Hilltop in BBC action. The Birds defeated the Cadets 19-25, 25-20, 25-12, 25-13. Wauseon visited the Bird Cage, Thursday, Aug. 30. The Indians won in three games, 25-21, 25-11, 26-24. PHS def. Hilltop 19-25, […]

Two People Killed

Two people were killed in crashes on area roadways recently. One of the two involved Sara McGinnis, 77, Archbold, who was injured. An Ohio State Highway Patrol press release states McGinnis was driving a car south on St. Rt. 66 in Defiance County about 12:10 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 28. McGinnis was passing another vehicle when she collided head-on with a […]

Pettisville Golf Beats Hilltop, Falls To ‘Pelier

The Pettisville golf team defeated Hilltop but lost to Montpelier in Buckeye Border Conference action last week. PHS 176, Hilltop 204 Pettisville hosted the Cadets, Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Wauseon. All of the Blackbirds shot in the 40s to win by 28 strokes. Hilltop’s Skyler Butterfield was match medalist, with a low score of 41. PHS: Max Leppelmeier 43, Tommy […]

Fair-Time Fun

Above: Larry Klingensmith, an eighth grader at Pettisville and a member of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club, takes a break with “Buddy,” his pack goat, Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Fulton County Fair. Left: Andy Grime takes a big bite out of his ribeye sandwich as wife Lois looks on. The fair continues through Thursday. More photos from the Fulton […]

Charles Lewis Rupp

Charles Lewis Rupp, age 94, of Archbold, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement he had been a pastor, serving congregations for 41 years in several locations. Charles was born in Pettisville on Jan. 12, 1924, the son of Ora and Herma (Vonier) Rupp. On Aug. 21, 1948, […]

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