Kids Get Silly With String

Left: Under the mass of Silly String is Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, who promised her students if enough money was raised for the ABC 4 Maddy Foundation, she would let them shoot Silly String at her. Total amount raised for the “Blast Cancer” event was $4,133.56, a record. In six years the school has raised more than $19,000, which […]

Investigate Alleged Assault

Archbold police investigated an alleged assault case on Saturday, Jan. 5. Officers were called to 208 Farmington Road about 6:36 pm, where Amanda E. Denudt, the resident, said she was being harassed by two subjects. Denudt told a police officer she had been pushed by one of the two. She had no visible injuries, and would not show the officer […]

Blue Streak Boys To Become Ridgeville Falcons On Feb. 2

The Archbold boys basketball team will again become the Ridgeville Falcons, Saturday, Feb. 2, against Tinora in the Thunderdome. The Streaks previously dressed as the Falcons when they played Liberty Center on Feb. 5, 2016. The event was wildly successful. Allan Gladieux, AHS athletic director, petitioned the Ohio High School Athletic Association to allow the players to wear the dark […]

Former Students Support PHS Teacher

The Pettisville School Board received a letter in support of Charles Nafziger, high school math teacher, during its Monday, Jan. 14 meeting. Hannah Hoops and Mikayla Rupp, both PHS graduates, presented a letter to the board that they said was signed by 110 people. Hoops read the letter to the board at the meeting, and left a copy with the […]


A woman was recently sentenced on a drug-related charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Amy Downey, 52, Napoleon; indicted Aug. 20, 2018, on one count each, possession of heroin, possession of drugs; entered guilty plea Oct. 16 to one count, possession of heroin; on or about Jan. 11, 2018, she possessed heroin; sentenced to three years community control; ordered […]

Biddy Wrestling

Tyson Bosco, an Archbold second grader, pins his Defiance opponent during one of two Biddy matches that were wrestled during intermission of Archbold’s varsity dual meet with the Bulldogs, Friday, Jan. 4.– photo by Mario Gomez

Taxpayers In Archbold School District Overbilled On Property Taxes

Property owners in the Archbold Area School District were accidentally overcharged on their first-half 2019 property tax bills. Brett Kolb, Fulton County auditor, said it’s the worst mistake that’s been made in more than nine years he’s been in the job. When asked who made the error, Kolb said, “I’m not going to throw anybody under the bus. I’ll take […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Kayla Hilton, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Joshua Hilton, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Heather Jones, Chipley, Fla., vs Kevin Trolio, Delta, obligor. URESA. Fifth Third Bank, Cleveland, plaintiff vs O’Loughlin, LTD, Northwood, defendant. Foreclosure. Kenneth Clark, Wauseon, plaintiff vs John Dennis, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Judy Ponceby, Fayette and Edward Ponceby, Waterville, petitioners. Dissolution. Marriage Licenses Todd Adkins, 27, Wauseon, […]


Pettisville 7th Grade Boys Basketball Pettisville def. Montpelier 33-10, Saturday, Jan. 5. Pettisville leading scorer: Gabe Hahn 3. Stryker def. Pettisville 33-24 (2-8, 2-6 BBC), Monday, Jan. 7. Pettisville leading scorer: Johnny Fenton 10. Pettisville 8th Grade Boys Basketball Pettisville def. Stryker 46-11, Monday, Jan. 7. Pettisville (9-2, 9-0 BBC) def. Hilltop 28-17, Saturday, Jan. 12. Pettisville 8th Grade Girls […]

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2019 Could Soon Be Ready For First Haircut

The world didn’t have to wait long for the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2019 to arrive. Kelly Boulton delivered her son, Traver Clark, at 3:23 am, Thursday, Jan. 3, just a little over 51 hours into the New Year. Kelly and her husband Ryan, Pettisville, said Traver was a name they found in a baby book and liked. His […]

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