2008-01-16

County Commissioners Balk At Secretary Of State Order



The Fulton County Commissioners said they will not comply with a directive from Jennifer Brunner, Ohio Secretary of State. The commissioners took the action during a Thursday, Jan. 10, meeting at the Fulton County Board of Elections office. After the secretary of state had a $1.9 million review of the three electronic voting systems in use in Ohio conducted, deficiencies […]

Auto Accident Injures One



Megan T. Mikesell, 18, Stryker, has been discharged from the Fulton County Health Center, following a one-car accident on St. Rt. 66 about 9:33 pm Saturday, Jan. 5. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Mikesell was driving a car north on the highway, when, about seven tenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. E, her vehicle crossed the […]

Scoreless Fourth Quarter Doesn’t Stop Pettisville Boys From Beating Edon



Despite a scoreless fourth quarter, Pettisville remained a perfect 5-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 50-35 victory over Edon, Friday, Jan. 11. Pettisville traveled to Evergreen for a non-league game, Saturday, Jan. 12, and dropped its second game in 11 outings, falling 47-43 in overtime. PHS 50, Edon 35 Josh Bruner hit a threepointer from the corner to […]

Buckeye First Baby Appears



The Archbold Buckeye first baby of 2008 is Alaina Ann Gerken. Alaina was born Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at 6:56 p.m. at the Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. She is the first child of Phil and Kate Gerken, Ridgeville Corners. The Buckeye will have full coverage of the 2008 First Baby of the Year next week.

Public Meetings



SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Monday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation […]

Blackbird Girls Leash Bulldogs, Down Bombers



The Pettisville girls basketball team used a 20- 11 fourth quarter to defeat Swanton 55-50, Tuesday, Jan. 8. The Birds traveled to Edon, Thursday, Jan. 10 and shot 51% from the floor for a 51- 34 Buckeye Border Conference win. Pettisville upped its record to 9-4, 5-1 BBC. PHS 55, Swanton 50 Pettisville scored only five points in the first […]

Pettisville School Income Up $44,000



Steve Switzer, Pettisville Local School District superintendent, told members of the board that property tax projections for the district dropped about $53,000 in the 2007 tax year. But, overall income from local tax sources for the 2007 calendar year was up $44,000. Switzer gave the board the information during its Monday night, Jan. 14 meeting. Some of the $53,000 will […]

County Traffic Deaths Down By Two From 2006



Preliminary figures indicate that during 2007, a total of 11 persons died in 10 crashes on Fulton County roadways. That’s down by two from 2006, when there were 12 crashes that killed 13 persons. Figures were obtained from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, and the Fulton County Sheriff Department. Statistics from the ODPS won’t be finalized until May, making […]

Archbold Fifth Grade Wins Championship



Archbold Park Board Prepares For New Survey



Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said the Archbold Park Board has started planning for the next survey of Archbold residents. The last survey was done five years ago. Kidder said the survey determined the overall direction for the board. “We do everything based on the survey. We’ll formulate our plans for the next five years. “That’s how we […]