Pettisville School Board Meets In Secret Session

The Pettisville school board met in executive session during its Thursday, April 30 special meeting. Stated purposes for the closed-door session were discussion of the “appointment, employment and compensation of an employee” and “to prepare for, conduct, or review negotiations or bargaining sessions with employees.” The school board labor agreement with teachers and certified staff expires June 30. No action […]

More Election Results

Preliminary results from the 2020 primary election include ballots that were received by 7:30 pm, Tuesday, April 28, at the Fulton County Board of Elections. Absentee ballots that were mailed back to the Board of Election had to be postmarked by Monday, April 27. Ballots received by the U.S. Postal Service on or before Friday, May 8, will be counted […]


In the article last week about a 10-year-old who uses his 3D printer to make ear savers, several wrong names were used. Jonas Nichols was the boy at the center of the article. His parents are David Nichols and Jennifer Sauder-Nichols.

Village Council Okays Borrowing $500,000

Archbold Village Council approved borrowing $500,000 to begin design work for upgrades to the village water treatment plant at its Monday, May 4 meeting. The money, borrowed from Farmers & Merchants State Bank, will be used as a “bridge loan” until the village can get loan funding from the Ohio Water Development Authority at a low interest rate. The OWDA […]

Spring Is Buzzing

A bumblebee pollinates one of its favorite flowers, grape hyacinths, on a spring afternoon last week. Bees favor flowers with white, yellow, and blue-purple color ranges.– photo by Mary Huber

Spring Cleaning

Cheryl Bostelman, left, and Sharon Hancock, both of Ridgeville Corners, were busy Saturday, May 2, picking up trash along a roadside in Ridgeville Township. Zion Lutheran Church organized the event.– photo by David Pugh

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