2007-09-05

Grand, Reserve Champion Titles Go To Archbold, Pettisville Kids



Several youth from the Archbold and Pettisville areas earned awards in the Fulton County Junior Fair Competition. Lucas Nofziger, son of Greg and Jodi, Pettisville, showed the grand champion steer, and the grand champion born-andraised steer. He was also the winner of the beef steer showmanship class for ages 16 and older. Lucas also had the reserve champion rate of […]

Fair Food Is Good!



Michael Weigand, 9, Archbold, enjoys a corn dog and a milkshake at the Fulton County Fair.-

Lincoln Street Project Passes Completion Date



The North Lincoln Street construction project is past its Saturday, Sept. 1, completion date, and the company, Brooks Contracting, Inc., Perrysburg, will probably have to pay a penalty for missing the deadline. Exactly how much of a penalty hasn’t been determined, Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said Tuesday. “We will have to evaluate what happened. They’ve had a little bit […]

Blackbird Soccer Wins Two Games, Loses Three



The Pettisville varsity soccer team started its season, Monday, Aug. 20, with a 9-1 win at Rossford. The Birds traveled to Toledo to face Maumee Valley Country Day, Thursday, Aug. 23, and came home with a 4-1 victory. To finish their first week, the Blackbirds traveled to Anthony Wayne to do battle with the Generals, but lost 7-0. Entering its […]

Fulton County Fair Fun FOR EVERYONE!



Hannah Beck, Pettisville, was chosen as the 2007 Fulton County Junior Fair queen, an honor she said she was not expecting.

More Junior Fair Results



Mackenzie Fruchey, daughter of Chad and Kristi Coopshaw, Fayette, showed the grand champion beef feeder calf at the 2007 Fulton County Junior Fair. She also won the beef breeding showmanship title for ages 11 through 14, and the beef feeder calf showmanship competition for 13 year olds. Nicole Johnston, daughter of Paul and Cheryl, Wauseon, showed the reserve champion beef […]

Co. Rd. C Opens Oct. 1



Fulton Co. Rd. C, which has been closed to through traffic since May 14, re-opens Monday, Oct. 1, said Jason Baden, civil engineer with the Fulton County Engineer Office Friday, Aug. 31. Baden said Co. Rd. C has been closed from Co. Rd. 21 to Co. Rd. 19, while crews from Diversified Road & Pipe, Whitehouse, widened and repaved the […]

Blue Streaks Run Tri-Meet With Evergreen, Pettisville



The Archbold cross country teams opened their 2007 seasons with a tri-match against Evergreen and Pettisville, Tuesday, Aug. 28. PHS won the boys race with a low score of 18 points. Archbold was second with 47; Evergreen had 63. Pettisville also won the girls meet, with 25 points. Evergreen had 41; Archbold had 69. Boys The first Archbold runner to […]

Gendron To Close Archbold Factory



Gendron, Inc., an Archbold manufacturer since 1959, will close the doors of its East Lugbill Road plant by the end of the year. Steven Cotter, president and owner of the company which manufactures wheelchairs, wheeled stretches, and other medical equipment, said the Archbold plant fell victim to its outdated production processes. “Updating (the Archbold facility) could not be economically justified. […]

Pettisville School Board Corrects Ballot Wording



The Pettisville School Board held an emergency board meeting on Aug. 22 to pass a new resolution to put the school district income tax on the November ballot. The meeting was necessary because state officials notified the local board of elections that the measure previously passed by the board was missing the words “for current expenses”. The ballot language had […]


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