June 29, 2016 RSS feed / News

Friendship Days Successful, Revenue Up About $7,000

Pam Skates, co-chair of the biannual Pettisville Friendship Days, said the three-day event, held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 24-26, was successful.  “It was well supported by the community,” she said.  More...

Ham Radio Operators Contact Almost 700

Ham radio operators from the Fulton County Amateur Radio Club contacted close to 700 stations during the annual Field Day exercise.  More...

May Unemployment At 3.9% For County

The Ohio Bureau of Job & Family Services reported Fulton County unemployment for May was 3.9%.  It’s the lowest figure for Fulton County unemployment in 7 1/2 years. More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

An early Archbold Baseball Club in the ball field near the brick and tile yard on Jackson Street. Standing: Ira Gushau, Henry Leininger, Louis Fether. Kneeling: Frank McKeller, John Gage. More...

Dad Helps At Fishing Derby

Among the events at the Pettisville Friendship Days was a fishing derby in the Pettisville Park pond. Pam Skates, Friendship Days co-chairman, said the fish did not cooperate with the fishing derby. More...

Excitement, Competition

Excitement and competition were part of the activities at Pettisville Friendship Days last weekend. Above: Blayn Meck, a Pettisville fifth grader, flies down the slide of the inflatable obstacle course. More...

Original Equipment

Before tractors, farmers used a different kind of power to work their fields, like this “onehorsepower” unit at Sauder Village.– photo by David Pugh   More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

The Archbold public school building located on Holland Street served village and township children. It was the high school and elementary; and later, exclusively an elementary. More...