Earns Scholarship

Matthew Kinsman, AHS ‘16 and son of Rod and Joyce, has been selected as one of 60 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students to receive the Foreman Scholarship. Kinsman, a student in agricultural business at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, was selected for a combination of classroom performance and out-of-class leadership and volunteerism. The scholarship is awarded to […]

Police Investigate Incident

Archbold police are investigating an incident in which a motorist made inappropriate gestures and statements to a juvenile. The police report states at roughly 3:30 pm, Sunday, Oct. 14, the suspect “made an offensively course utterance and gestures to a juvenile while waiting for the (traffic) light.” The officer took a statement from the youth, and was given other possible […]

Elementary Super Streaks

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, announced the names of the Super Streaks for September at the Monday, Oct. 15, school board meeting. Super Streaks are students recognized for their good behavior. They are nominated by their teachers. Kindergarten: Lyla Miller, Lowen Stuckey, Star Hernandez, Carli Link, Abby Stevens, Jestin Crum, Paytan Wagner, Carson Stuckey, Nevaeh Goehler, Luke Beck, Alexa Alt. […]

FFA News

Archbold FFA members Madison Campbell, Meridith (Short) Meyer, Mitchell Hogrefe, Matthew Kinsman, Kyle Ott, Dennis Meyers, Christian Waidelich and Ryan Weimken will be awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 24-Saturday, Oct. 27 in Indianapolis, Ind. The American FFA Degree is bestowed upon students in recognition of their years of academic and […]

Grand Jury Indicts 14

The Fulton County Grand jury handed down indictments against 14 people during its Monday, Oct. 15 meeting. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney announced the names of those indicted in a press release. •Guadalupe J. Paiz, 35, Mathis, Texas; indicted on six counts, nonsupport of dependents; on or about Jan 1, 2017-July 28, 2018, allegedly failed to provide child support […]

AHS Girls XC Wins Third District Title

The Archbold girls cross country team won the team championship for the third time in school history at the Division III, District 2 race, Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Findlay Owens District. The Streaks previously won the team title in 1999 and last year, in 2017. Archbold finished with 32 points, with the first five Blue Streaks all finishing in […]


Angel Huerta, Ethan Zaerr, and Emma Cobb, all of Archbold, were on the Homecoming Court at Bluffton University, Saturday, Oct. 13. Huerta, AHS ‘15 and daughter of Joe and Valentina, is a senior majoring in social work. She is chairperson of Marbeck Center Board and is a member of the social work club and is a Discovery Program student. Zaerr […]

Package Stolen

A package was stolen from a home on Park Street around 11 am, Friday, Oct. 12, an Archbold police report states. Barbara A. Bernath, 406 Park Street, told officers the package had about $97 worth of items, including popcorn, a crisper mat, and pillow shams. Bernath told police that representatives of the company she had purchased the items from were […]

Matthew Todd Kunesh

Matthew Todd Kunesh, age 62, passed away very suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born in Defiance on Sept. 7, 1956, to surviving parents Harold and Nancy (Paxton) Kunesh. Matthew is also survived by his wife Tami (Good/Smith), daughter Elizabeth Fulcher, stepdaughters Elizabeth Smith and Linzi Smith, stepson Jason Fruchey, […]

Township Trustees Discuss Address Signs

Joe Short, German Township Trustee, said address signs were discussed during the trustees’ Monday, Oct. 22 meeting. The signs, green with reflective white numbers, can be obtained from the Archbold Fire Department at a cost of $10. Short said the signs “help in the event of a fire or rescue call” by providing firerescue crews with clear, easy-to-read addresses for […]

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