2007-12-12

Work Continues On 2008 County Budget



Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said he is hard at work on a 2008 county general fund budget, which, as of last week, was about $600,000 in the hole. “The requests (for funds) are outpacing revenues,” Hall said. “What I’m doing now is trying to figure out what is the absolute minimum, and what’s mandated.” This year, Hall was able […]

Local Man Cited For Failure to Control



Melvon T. Winchester, 49, rural Archbold, was cited Wednesday, Nov. 28, for failure to control the pickup he was driving. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states that while traveling east on US20A, the Winchester pickup went off the right side of the road and struck the Fulton-Williams County Line sign, causing disabling damage. Winchester, uninjured, drove home on three […]

Streaks Defeat Rossford In OT, Fall To Vikings



The Archbold High School girls basketball team fought off Rossford for a 28-22 overtime win, Monday, Dec. 3. Coming back Friday, Dec. 7, the Streaks lost to Evergreen 49-30 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest and dropped to 5-2, 2-1 NWOAL. Evergreen 49, AHS 30 Evergreen (3-2, 1-2 NWOAL) scored the game’s first point, and it didn’t get better […]

2007-12-12 E-Edition

Ridgeville Twp. Eyes Fire Department Levy



Ridgeville Township Trustees are considering placing a onemill property tax levy on the March 2008 ballot for operation of the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department. Dexter Benecke, RFD chief, said voters originally passed a one-mill levy for fire department operations in 1976. In 1984, voters approved making the levy permanent. Kevin Nye, Henry County auditor, said the tax currently raises […]

Western Dist. Court News



Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second is legal speed limit. Traffic Darrell H. Kalublauch, Morenci, Mich., stop sign, St. Rt. 127 at Co. Rd. 14-2, $102 fine, $54 cost. Greg A. Kreuz, Perrysburg, failure to display two license plates, Linfoot St., Wauseon, $53, $30. Connie, E. Cashion, Holliday, Texas, speeding, 49-35, […]

Streaks Go 3-2 At Findlay Duals



The Archbold wrestling team, under Brian Becher, head coach, kicked off the season at the sixth annual Findlay Duals, Saturday, Dec. 8. The event attracts teams from all corners of the state and from all three divisions. The Streaks won the inaugural event in 2002 and finished fifth last year. This year Archbold finished with a 3-2 record. For the […]

Second Grade Rehearsal



Archbold Elementary School second graders rehearse for their Christmas program, “Super Gift from Heaven,” Tuesday, Dec. 11. Dancing in the front row, from left: Autumn May, Cash Gericke, Belle Clark, Anthony Gonzalez, Eli Wyse, Cheyanne Junk, Autumn Coffey, Adam Kinsman, Trea Ponce, Mongo Canales, Brianna Ankney, and Nick Benecke. The second graders present their program at the Archbold High School […]

Nagel Intends To Retire From Prosecutor Position



Roger Nagel, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said he intends to retire from the office of Fulton County prosecutor. His current term, his first as county prosecutor, ends in January 2009. Nagel said he has not decided exactly what he will do upon leaving office. He might go back into private practice, he said. Contenders for the Republican and Democratic primaries […]

PHS Girls Soar Over Pilots, Fall To Stryker



The Pettisville High School girls basketball team hosted the Ayersville Pilots, Monday, Dec. 3, and sent the Pilots home with a 43-22 loss. Stryker visited the Bird Cage, Friday, Dec. 7, and handed the Blackbirds their first Buckeye Border Conference loss, 47-28. Pettisville is 4-3, 2-1 BBC. PHS 43, Ayersville 22 Both teams started slow, and the Birds led 7-3 […]


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