2019-01-02

Archbold Police Log



Dec. 20 10:23 am: Traffic stop, verbal warning for improper lane use, citation to Santos Suarez, 37, Wauseon, driving while license suspended, 900 block West Barre Rd. 2:42 pm: Welfare check, report of children running around not dressed for weather, unsupervised, Holland Court apartments, unfounded. 3:19 pm: Suspicious person, subject hitchhiking and walking in roadway, advised not to walk in […]

Safer With Sierah’s Law

Other Editors Say...

What Sierah Joughin’s loved ones have been through is unfathomable. If the law named for her and signed by John Kasich, Ohio governor, can spare even one family that agony, the measure will be worthwhile. Sponsored by Randy Gardner, state senator (R, Bowling Green), Sierah’s Law will create a statewide database and require those convicted of murder, attempted murder, voluntary […]

Western District Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Ronald Stockburger, Archbold, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, Union St., $102, $93. Matthew Alan Graber, Wauseon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $93. Stephanie A. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 When property owners in the Pettisville Local School District open their property tax bills in a few weeks, they will be in for a surprise. With millage for a new school building going on the tax bills, it was originally anticipated property owners would see an increase of 7.86 mills to their tax […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Jan. 3, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Jan. 7, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. —– I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of […]

Fulton County Grand Jury Indicts 21, Dec. 17



Indictments against 21 individuals were handed down by a Fulton County Grand Jury at its Monday, Dec. 17 meeting. Four of those indicted were from the Archbold area. Charges against them were profiled in last week’s issue of this newspaper. Others indicted: •Skyler G. Smith, 23, Toledo; indicted on one count each, possession of cocaine, obstructing official business; on or […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Kermit Harmon, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Theresa Harmon, Northfield, defendant. Divorce. Marriage Licenses Pierce Riegsecker, 24, Delta, mechanic, and Brooke Davies, 25, Delta, unemployed. Aaron Pawlicki, 23, Swanton, retail, and Brooke Berry, 22, Swanton, unemployed. Kevin Durbin, 32, Wauseon, machinist, and Shannel Gottardo, 28, Wauseon, AR specialist. Jeremy Ruger, 22, Delta, truck driver, and Amber Smallman, 22, Delta, […]

2019-01-02 E-Edition

Blue Streak Comeback Shocks Titans

First Time In 23 Years Archbold Boys Start 6-0

With 1.3 seconds left and down by one, Jeron Williams calmly sank two free throws to complete Archbold’s comeback with a 77-76 win over Ottawa-Glandorf in front of a near-capacity Thunderdome, Saturday, Dec. 22. The Blue Streaks (6-0) overcame a seven-point deficit with 1:33 to play to hand the Titans (5-1) their first loss of the season. “Both teams just […]

Three Arrested Dec. 18



Three people were arrested in connection with two separate incidents in the village of Archbold, Tuesday, Dec. 18. Thomas Clark, 49, 114 South Defiance Street, was arrested at his residence after police were called to the home at about 8:45 pm. It was reported a domestic incident there turned physical. The report states when police arrived, Clark “was having a […]


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