March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

DISTRICT CHAMPIONS!

Pettisville won its first girls basketball district championship in school history, Saturday, March 6 when the Blackbirds defeated Toledo Christian 37-20 in the district final. More...

Pettisville School Bids Go Out Friday

The Ohio School Facilities Commission delayed bidding for the new Pettisville School building. More...

Fulton County Historical Society Prepares Civil War Commemoration

Fulton County Historical Society will take part in Ohio’s commemoration of the Civil War with its own program, “Hell & The Homefront: Civil War through Fulton County Eyes.”   John Swearingen, Jr., director of the historical s More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Raymond Eugene “Gene” Faler

Raymond Eugene “Gene” Faler, 67, of rural Stryker, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 6, 2010, in the Emergency Department of Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind., following an apparent heart attack. More...

Madalyn A. Stanforth

Madalyn A. Stanforth, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 2, 2010, at The Commons of Providence at Sandusky.   She was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Archbold, the daughter of Orrin and Gladys (Lauber) Taylor. More...

Death Notices

Martha King, 92, Archbold, died March 7, 2010. Survivors include four children.   Mable C. Stuckey, 101, Archbold, died March 8, 2010. Survivors include three daughters and one stepson.   Mabel M. More...

People

Pool Tournament Winners

  Winners of the Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, March 1 pool tournament are, from left: Hank Schweinhagen, first; Russ McQuillin, second; Dave Schaffner, third.– courtesy photo   More...

PHS Student Does Well In Science Competition

Taylor Kruse, a Pettisville High School sophomore, received top honors for PHS during the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 6.   Kruse received a superior rating and several awards. More...

Ridgeville Service Awards

Six members of the Ridgeville Fire Department were recognized for their years of service to the department and the residents of Ridgeville Township. More...

Opinion

Students Show Sportsmanship

Pettisville and Stryker schools are intense sports rivals. No matter how good or bad the team is, when the two schools meet, records are thrown out the window.   More...

Letter To The Editor

Last week’s editorial, entitled “Who’s In Charge? The School Board” stated the Board of Education is in charge and is making all of the decisions in regards to the school district. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 8, 2000   Headline–Genter, Barnaby, Merillat Winners; Pettisville School District, County DD Board Pass Replacement Levies   The issue of municipal leaf collection fell on council again.   More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Backyard Fun Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 1 gallon-size plastic food storage bag Ice cubes 1/3 cup rock salt 1/2 cup refrigerated ready-todrink milk shake or milk (any flavor) 1 to 2 teaspoons semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels 1 pint-size plastic fo More...

Streaks Face Plymouth In Div. III Regional Semifinal

The Archbold Blue Streaks (19-4) travel to Anderson Arena at Bowling Green State University, Wednesday, March 17, to take on Plymouth (23-0) in a Division III boys basketball regional semifinal.–Posted 3.14, 11 pm More...

DIV. IV GIRLS REGIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Riverdale 43, Pettisville 39

Erica King hit a three-pointer to tie the score at 39 with 35.1 seconds left in the game, but Riverdale came back and hit a basket and two free throws to defeat Pettisville 43-39 in a Div. More...

Consolidation Of Ohio Schools Unpopular Here

A report issued by two think tanks that call for the reduction in the number of Ohio school districts has drawn criticism from two area school superintendents. More...

Wind Turbine Funding Unclear

So far, the Archbold and Pettisville school districts have a “handshake” guarantee that they’re each going to receive $750,000 in grant funding to pay for commercial grade wind turbines. More...

Give Up On Bell Bollards?

Archbold may be giving up its infamous bell-shaped bollards, after another one was destroyed Friday, March 5.   “We are looking at different options,” said Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, Monday.   Fernando M. More...

 

News

Beck Retires From Pettisville School

Mary Lou Beck, a Pettisville elementary school teacher, will retire at the end of the school year. Members of the Pettisville School Board accepted her resignation at their Monday, March 8 meeting. More...

Council Prepares For Next Winter

With patches of snow and ice still on the ground, Archbold Village Council took a step for preparing for next winter at its Monday, March 1 meeting. More...

Railroad Grant Sidetracked

The Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio has failed in its attempt to purchase a railroad. The port authority had applied for a $95.8 million federal grant to purchase and repair the Maumee & Western Railroad. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 28   2:35 am: Noise, 300 block E. Holland St., advised to keep it down.   March 1   3:20 pm: Dog warden apprehended two small black dogs, 700 block North St.   March 2   No reports. More...

Police Still Looking Into Incident

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said officers are still investigating an alleged case of underage drinking.   Police were called to the Archbold Villas about 8:56 pm, Saturday, Feb. 27, after receiving a report of underage drinking. More...

Two Sentenced

Two men were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, March 1:   More...

Sports

Edgerton Beats Birds 56-52, Advances To District Final

The Pettisville boys basketball team was defeated by Edgerton 56-52 last night, Tuesday, March 9, in a Division IV district semifinal at Napoleon High School. More...

Cowell’s Season Ends In Disappointment

At the end of a season it’s what every high school wrestler dreams of, what every high school wrestler longs for: a spot on the podium at the state wrestling championships.   For some, the goal is accomplished. More...

District Champions

Blackbirds Win First Girls Basketball District Title In School History

Think back to one of the most memorable events in your life.   It may have been watching your son or daughter taking a first step; it may have been the first words they spoke. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; offertory by ladies ensemble. Message, “Motivation for Godliness, Part 1,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team band. Message and offertory same as first service.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, March 16, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold.   Parkinson Support   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Feb. 25: Kendra and Matthew Scarberry, Liberty Center, girl; Wendy Santos, Archbold, girl.   Feb. 26: Laura and Joseph Kern, Delta, boy; Courtney and Garth Reckner, Wauseon, boy.   Feb. More...