2008-04-16

Kinsman Tries For Olympics This Sunday



Rachel Kinsman Rachel (Sauder) Kinsman said Monday she is prepared for a second attempt to join the United States Olympic Team as a marathon runner. She will travel to Boston, Mass., Sunday, April 20, for the trial, the day before the Boston Marathon. On her first attempt at the Olympic team, she missed the cut for the top three by […]

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Ridgeville Fire Department Called To Alex Products

    Dexter Benecke, Ridgeville Township Fire Department chief, said Ridgeville firefighters were called to fight a fire at Alex Products, Ridgeville Corners, early Monday morning, April 14.     Benecke said firefighters received the call at about 4:08 am, for a fire in a "smoke eater."     The company’s third shift was at work at the time.     A smoke eater, […]

Earn Scholarships



Jordan Beck is the 2008 Pettisville FFA Alumni college scholarship recipient. It is given to a Pettisville FFA member to assist in studying agriculture. A junior at the Ohio State University, he is majoring in animal sciences with a minor in agriculture systems management. Beck is a member of the Saddle and Sirloin Club, where he is the lamb show […]

Bird Baseball Loses Two



The Pettisville baseball team suffered two defeats last week to fall to 0-4 on the season. The Birds went scoreless in a 3-0 loss to Toledo Christian, Monday, April 7. PHS scored two runs but lost a 3-2 contest at Swanton, Tuesday, April 8. A Saturday, April 12 doubleheader with Evergreen was cancelled. TC 3, PHS 0 Toledo Christian scored […]

Dodgeball For Good Cause



Archbold Police Log



April 6 7:20 pm: Traffic stop, verbal warning for stop bar, and failure to use turn signal, citation to Denece Caldwell, 26, Archbold, driving while license under financial responsibility. 9:02 pm: Vandalism, 1004 Olds Lane. April 7 No reports. April 8 7:40 am: Officer noted center lane sign in the 1800 block of S. Defiance St., near Hawthorn Dr. was […]

Middle School Students Place In Math Contest



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Township Trustees Accept $650,000 Aerial Truck Bid For Archbold Fire Department



German Township Trustees approved the purchase of a new aerial ladder truck for the Archbold Fire Department at its Monday night, April 14, meeting. While two sets of specifications were picked up, only one bid was submitted. The Sutphen Corporation, of Amlin, Ohio, tendered the lone bid. The company submitted a bid for a new truck chassis, with a refurbished […]

Police Deploy Tasers Against Two Men



Archbold Police officers used their tasers twice last week to subdue subjects who were threatening or uncooperative. Thom Ross, Archbold Police assistant chief, said officers tased Shawn A. Hovey, 36, Toledo, in the course of a domestic violence arrest during the early morning hours of Thursday, April 10. Officers also tased Jeffrey R. McCarty, 31, Fayette, after he was uncooperative, […]


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