March 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

DIV. IV BOYS DISTRICT BASKETBALL

Birds Beat Leipsic 59-46, Advance To District Final

The Pettisville boys basketeball team (20-2) defeated Leipsic 59-46, last night, Tuesday, March 10, in a Division IV district semifinal at Napoleon High School. The Birds will play McComb (19-3), who beat Stryker 47-42 in the nightcap, for the d More...

Volleyball With A Twist At Elementary

The Thursday, March 5, volleyball game that wrapped up Archbold Elementary School's Right To Read Week, was played with a twist. More...

Tornado Spotted In Defiance Sunday Was Headed This Way

Fulton County tornado sirens wailed around 6:12 pm, Sunday, March 8, as the result of a National Weather Service warning. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Theodore W. Blank

Theodore W. Blank, 75, of Wauseon, passed away early Friday March 13, 2009 in his home. More...

Stella Mary Wyse Crossgrove

Stella Mary Wyse Crossgrove, 96, went to be home with her Lord and Savior on March 7, 2009. Stella was born in Archbold on July 31, 1912, to William and Dinah Wyse. While working at the Archbold Ladder Factory, she met Henry Crossgrove. More...

Derald "Bud" W. Aeschliman

Derald "Bud" W. Aeschliman, 86, of Wauseon, passed away on March 8, 2009, at Fulton Manor. He was born on Dec. 4, 1922, to Enos and Dora Aeschliman. He was a lifetime farmer and cattle feeder in Clinton Township. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 1 3:24 am: Domestic, 500 block Ditto St. 3:49 pm: Citation to Tyler D. Appel, 17, rural Archbold, speeding, 500 block Lafayette St. 4:33 pm: Vandalism, 201 Farmington Rd. March 2 2 pm: Receiving stolen property, 100 West Barre Rd. More...

Police Recover Equipment, Assist With Investigation

Archbold police officers have been working with other law enforcement agencies on investigations with connections to Archbold recently. More...

Pickup In Mishap

A representative of Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep reported a 2002 model pickup truck owned by the dealership was involved in a mishap while on a test drive sometime between 8 am and noon, Monday, March 2. More...

Opinion

Pay Down Park Debt

Archbold Park Board is $2.45 million in debt for Woodland Park. It's estimated it will take 34 years to repay the debt. Interest payments will top $1.1 million. The natural temptation is to point fingers and demand to know who is responsible. More...

One Man's Pork

There is a battle raging in Washington, D.C., over "pork." In this context, "pork," short for "porkbarrel spending," refers to unnecessary, wasteful spending that elected officials tack onto legislation to bring do-nothing, make-work, unnecessary More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 10, 1999 Recommendation by the Village of Archbold that Co. Rd. 24 be improved from the Ohio Turnpike Interchange to US 6 has Henry County officials concerned. More...

DIVISION III BOYS DISTRICT SEMIFINAL

Ottawa Hills Def. Archbold 53-44

Ottawa Hills defeated Archbold 53-44 in a Division III district semifinal at Napoleon, Thursday, March 12. More...

Heavy Rains Flood Area

Heavy rains Tuesday night resulted in massive flooding across Archbold and Northwest Ohio. More...

Unemployment Here At 1984 Level: 15.3%

Officials' Observations Verify January Rate

Unemployment in Fulton County during January was 15.3%, nearly five points higher than December's revised figure of 10.5%. "I was a little surprised when I saw the number. More...

PHS Duo Wins Tractor Trouble Competition, Advances To State

Lucas Nofziger and Tim Spiess, Pettisville High School seniors and members of the FFA chapter, have won the District I Agricultural and Industrial Diagnostics competition at Owens Community College, Perrysburg Township. More...

Genter, Short In Washington Lobbying For County Projects

Dean Genter and Joe Short, Fulton County commissioners, spent five days in Washington D.C., lobbying federal government officials for cash for Fulton County projects. More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Purchases Additional Land

The Pettisville School Board approved the purchase of over 23.5 acres of land at a cost of $10,000 per acre at the Monday night, March 9, board meeting. The land will be used in conjunction with the building program. More...

CPR Practice

Laura Bowman, 17, Archbold, practices her CPR technique during the first of two Archbold Fire Department Community CPR training sessions. Looking on is Nate Sauder, AFD captain. More...

FFA News

February is a busy month for many FFA chapters. Greenhand and Chapter degrees were awarded at the Pettisville February meeting. Pettisville hosted many events during FFA Week, Feb. 23-27. More...

Sports

Miller's Three-Pointer Deals Aces Overtime Loss In Sectional Final

Four aces is a pretty good poker hand, except when you are playing Archbold (13-9) with a sectional title at stake. A Sam Miller three-pointer beats four aces anytime. More...

Birds Beat Hilltop, Win Sectional Title

Pettisville jumped out to a 19- 6 first-quarter lead and never looked back, defeating Hilltop 61-30 in a Division IV sectional boys basketball final at Bryan, Friday, March 6. More...

Collegiate Connection

Dan Borcherdt, AHS '05, was recently named to the American Mideast Conference honorable mention list for the second straight year. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Seekers of Your Heart, adult choir. Message, "God's Chosen People," Stuart Rex. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 27: Neyda Ramirez-Landeros, Fayette, boy. Feb. 28: Catherine Royal, Wauseon, boy; Jessica Buckenmeyer, Delta, boy. More...

Seventh Bible Quiz Held Sunday

In the Bible, the number 7 is special, and for North Clinton Bible quiz teams, the seventh Bible quiz meet on Sunday, March 8, also proved to be special. More...