2018-12-26

Poulson Finalist For Golden Owl Award



In a special ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 18, John Poulson, Pettisville High School agr i cul tur e science teacher and FFA advisor, was named one of 10 finalists for the Golden Owl Award. A national insurance company based in Columbus names two Ag Educators of the Year, one in Ohio and one in Iowa. The teacher chosen in each receives […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Erika Hernandez, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Christopher Mason, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Sabrina Hall-Mason, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Wanda Holsinger, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Chrystal Campbell, Archbold, plaintiff vs Sean Campbell, Stryker, defendant. Divorce. Carrington Mortgage Services, Anaheim, Calif., plaintiff vs Jason Hogan, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Christine […]

No Action After School Board Executive Session



Archbold School Board spent about 50 minutes in executive session during its Monday, Dec. 17 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was to discuss employment, compensation, promotion or demotion of public employees. No action related to personnel issues was taken when the board returned to regular session. Prior to moving into the executive session, the board approved several personnel […]

Vehicle Crashes



Archbold police released reports on two parking lot mishaps that occurred, one each on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12. A collision between two cars took place about 12:14 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the parking lot of Dollar General. A car, driven by Carolyn A. Smith, 71, rural Archbold, was backing out of a parking space while a second car, […]

Holiday Lights



Holiday decorations in the area extend far beyond Ruihley Park. Homeowners have taken time to decorate as well. Top: A home at the corner of North Buehrer Street and Schlatter Street features lights along the roofline, bushes and trees. Right: A home on Co. Rd. X in Ridgeville Corners has several Christmasthemed displays and colorful lights.– photos by David Pugh

Harper Grace Wilhelm



Harper Grace Wilhelm, 3 months, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. She was born in Toledo to Austin Wilhelm and Brittany Leaser. Harper Grace was loved by her mommy, daddy, brothers and family from the first moment she was born. Harper was truly a daddy’s girl. She loved the warmth of being cuddled by all who loved and cared […]

Not Jack-In-The-Box



Ginger Ruffer was the Jack-In- The-Box character in the Archbold Elementary School Christmas Musical, “Forty Winks ‘Till Christmas,” Thursday, Dec. 13.– photo by David Pugh

Streak Wrestlers Get Two NWOAL Wins



Archbold wrestlers opened the Northwest Ohio Athletic League season at Wauseon High School, Thursday, Dec. 20, with a pair of wins. The Streaks (7-5, 2-0 NWOAL) defeated Swanton 42-28 and Montpelier 61-12. “We have too many guys that are worried about winning instead of worrying about getting better for the end of the season,” said Brian Becher, AHS head coach. […]

Three Recognized At NSCC



Three Archbold residents recently received the Northwest State Community College Award of Merit. Those recognized were Stephen DeLaney, a business management student; Mica Peterson, a student in the Mechatronics program; and Hannah Roth, a student in mechanical engineering technology. The college faculty chooses Award of Merit recipients from their respective divisions. Graduates are chosen for the award is based on […]

North Central No Match For Blackbirds



Pettisville welcomed North Central to the Bird Cage, Tuesday, Dec. 18, for a Buckeye Border Conference matchup. The Birds jumped out to an early lead and kept scoring to win 90-27. Pettisville (5-1, 3-1 BBC) buried 12 treys, but it was a smothering defense that propelled the Birds to their biggest win of the season. “I think it started on […]


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