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2019 Pettisville Homecoming Court



Members of the 2019 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHS-Ayersville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 2. Front row, from left: Sydnie Adkins, sophomore attendant; Bekah Holsopple, senior attendant; Aaliyah Saldivar, kindergarten attendant; Elizabeth Beck, queen; Spencer Clutter, kindergarten escort; Kate Stuber, junior attendant; Mya Meck, freshman attendant. Back row: Micah Yoder, sophomore […]

Bentley, Seibert Appointed To Library Board



The Archbold School Board appointed two new members to the Archbold Library Board at its Monday, Jan. 14 meeting. Named were Andrew (Andy) S. Bentley and Kevin J. Seibert. Both were named to seven year terms, effective Jan. 1. Two Archbold High School students were approved for early graduation at the meeting. Maddie Rose and Hannah Rabe each met all […]

Unemployment Rate Jumps For December



Unemployment rates for December 2018 jumped dramatically from the preceding month, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services reported last week. The Fulton County rate rose a full percentage point, from 3.9% in November to 4.9% in December. Henry County jumped 1.8 percentage points, to 5.8%. Defiance and Williams counties rates increased sixtenths (.6) of a percentage point, to […]

Looking Back



Marilyn Kammeyer, RHS ‘58, checks out some of the scrapbooks that were on display for Ridgeville Falcons Night, Saturday, Feb. 2, at AHS. School uniforms, equipment, photos, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and other memorabilia were on display.– photo by Mary Huber

RHS Players Reminisce



Larry Wesche, Ric Nelson and Steve Meyer, from left, enjoyed reminiscing at Ridgeville Falcons Night, Saturday, Feb. 2. The AHS boys basketball teams dressed as the Ridgeville Falcons to play Tinora. Wesche, Nelson, and Meyer were starting varsity players for Ridgeville in 1967.– photo courtesy Bev Nelson

Trustees Discuss Fire-EMS Cost Split



Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told the German Township Trustees village officials are currently splitting expenses for fire and emergency medical services at a ratio of 18% for fire services to 82% for EMS. Speaking to the trustees at their Monday, Jan. 28 meeting, Dettling said for most expenses for the operation of the Archbold Fire Department, attributing 82% of […]

Pettisville Schools To See Nearly $500,000 Benefit From Rover Natural Gas Pipeline



Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville School District, said the schools will receive a net gain of $491,000 from the Rover Natural Gas pipeline. Switzer discussed the pipeline at the Pettisville School Board meeting, Monday, Jan. 14. The 42-inch, high-pressure pipeline was constructed in the summer of 2017. Switzer said the district will gain a net $491,000 from the pipeline […]

2019 Pettisville Homecoming Court



Pettisville High School celebrates its boys basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 2. Members of the Homecoming Court are, front row, from left: Kate Stuber, junior attendant; Bekah Holsopple, senior attendant; Aaliyah Saldivar, kindergarten attendant; Elizabeth Beck, queen; Spencer Clutter, kindergarten escort; Sydnie Adkins, sophomore attendant; Mya Meck, freshman attendant. Back row: Isaac Reynolds, junior escort; Birch […]

AHS Boys Soccer Team Academic All-Ohio



The Archbold High School boys soccer team earned Academic All-Ohio recognition from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association for the 2018 season. It marks the ninth consecutive year the team was honored for academic success. To earn the honor, teams must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The AHS 2018 team GPA was 3.61. Front row, from left: […]


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