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Breaking News - 5/27/2014 7:00 PM

ODOT Delays Pettisville Sidewalk Project

Trees in Pettisville have received a one-week reprieve from the chainsaw.Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced Sunday evening the construction of new sidewalks in the unincorporated community, originally scheduled to start Monday, Jun More...

Early Release For Fricke Opposed By Prosecutor Office

The Fulton County prosecutor office opposes early release of William “Bill” Fricke, Pettisville.  In a response to a request for early release filed on Fricke’s behalf, Paul H. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Barbara Ann Steffens

Barbara Ann Steffens, 65, of Broom Rd., Waldron, Mich., died Friday evening, May 23, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her family and under the care of Great Lakes Hospice.  She was born Aug. More...

Public Record

Police Arrest Two In Domestic Cases

Archbold police made two domestic violence arrests during the weekend of May 17-18.  The first was reported to officers at 10:40 pm, when a juvenile arrived at the police station and reported having been in an altercation with the suspect, who w More...

Local Woman Indicted On Theft Charge

Keri A. Turner, 35, Archbold, was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on a single count of theft.  The grand jury met Monday, May 19, and returned the indictment. Allegedly, on or about Aug. 21 and Oct. More...

Two Police Reports Involve Bank Accounts

Two cases involving bank accounts were reported recently to Archbold police.  Shirley A. Sullivan, 72, Archbold, told police on Monday, May 19, a bank account was opened on Nov. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Win District Team Title

Eight Streaks, Birds Win Individual Titles

The Archbold boys track and field team ran away from the competition at the Division III district track and field meet at Ayersville, Thursday, May 22 and Saturday, May 24.  The Streaks finished with 113.5 points, 33 points ahead of second-place More...

AHS Girls Win NWOAL All-Sports Trophy For Fourth Straight Year

Archbold has won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls all-sports championship for the fourth straight year.  The Streaks defended their title with 45.5 points. More...

Five Runs In Fourth Spur Lake Past AHS

Down 2-1, Lake scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on its way to a 6-4 victory over Archbold in the Division III district baseball final, Saturday, May 24, at Defiance.  “We had plenty of chances,” said Dick Selgo, AH More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

St. Martin’s Lutheran   Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter. Katie Short, acolyte; Joyce Winzeler, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist. Childrens message, sermon, “Comforted Today and Always,” Paul Reichert.  St. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   May 15: Morgan Smith, Wauseon, boy.  May 16: Korey & Lonnie Ladd, Delta, girl.  May 19: Yuping & Mark McGilvery, Swanton, boy; Amanda & Zachary Marihugh, West Unity, boy.   More...

Organizations

NAMI   National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, June 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.  Senior Center   More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2014 7:00 PM

DIV. III REGIONAL TRACK

Levi Wyse Regional Champ in 100, 200; Archbold Girls 4x400 Wins

Levi Wyse won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and the Archbold girls 4x400-meter relay team of Emily Roth, Meridith Short, Alicia Hernandez, and Jensyn Garrow won a championship at the Div. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2014 7:00 PM

Intersection Open To Traffic

The South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection has been reopened, and both north and southbound traffic is flowing freely. Northbound traffic on St. Rt. More...

Memorial Day Speakers Talk About Heroes, Friends Lost

Speakers during Memorial Day ceremonies at Archbold and Pettisville talked about heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country.  DannyDymarkowski, rural Archbold, a former Ohio Army National Guard staff sergeant, spoke at th More...

Pettisville Residents Question Loss Of 50 Trees For Sidewalks

As of press time, yesterday, Tuesday, the fate of 50 mature trees in Pettisville was not fully known.  The trees were scheduled to begin coming down after school yesterday, Tuesday, to make way for new sidewalks in the unincorporated community.& More...

 

News

Pettisville High School Names 2014 Award Winners

Citizenship Award  Daniel Sauder  Top Scholars   Shelby Miller (4.0 GPA), Brooke Waidelich (4.0 GPA)  Scholarship Award (graduate with 3.3 gpa or higher)   More...

Archbold School Levy Renewal In 2015?

The Archbold Area School Board will begin looking at putting some type of levy, including the renewal of the $1.1-million emergency levy, on the ballot in 2015.  More...

Drug Testing Decision Goes To School Board In June

Aaron Rex, Archbold schools superintendent, told the school board if it votes in favor of establishing a drugtesting program for AHS students, the program will be implemented in the fall.  Speaking to the board at its Tuesday, May 20 meeting, Re More...

People

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honor’s lists at Defiance College for the 2014 spring semester.  Dean’s list: Christa Beery, Jessica Flores, Archbold; Katherine Knisely, Fayette; Chelsey Yoder, Ridgeville Cor More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Senior Citizens Menu Week of June 2-6 MONDAY: wet burrito, mexican-style rice, refried beans, dark sweet cherries, pineapple juice. TUESDAY: shepherd’s pie, brussels sprouts, spiced applesauce, biscuits, iced cake. More...

Receive State FFA Degrees

Michael Hesterman, Meridith Short, and Madison Campbell, from left, were awarded State FFA Degrees during the annual Ohio FFA Convention, April 30- May 2, in Columbus. More...

Opinion

New Building Permit Plan Good For Fulton County

The decision to issue permits locally for commercial and industrial construction in Fulton County is a good idea that should have started long ago.   More...

Think About Safety This Summer

The calendar says summer officially starts next month, but with Memorial Day behind us and schools in their last days, summer is here.   Summer means outdoor fun: a time for biking, boating, swimming, sports, and tanning. More...

Letter To The Editor

Pettisville residents got a notice last week that starting yesterday, Tuesday, a contractor hired to install sidewalks under a state grant will begin cutting down trees in the village.  There are approximately 50 mature trees in our tiny village More...