2008-05-28

Almost Half Of 2008 PHS Grads Have GPAs Of 3.3 Or Higher



Of the 49 Pettisville High School seniors who received diplomas Sunday, May 25, about 45%, or 22 students, were recognized for having grade point averages of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Fifteen received the Ohio Honors Diploma. Top scholar of the class was Morgan Lantz, who graduated with a 3.95 GPA. In addition to Lantz, others receiving honors […]

Sales Tax Revenue Up 9% For Month Of May 2008



Sales tax revenue returned to Fulton County in May is up almost 9%, and so far, sales tax revenue is more than 7% ahead of last year. Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said he believes the revenue gain can be attributed to the rising price of gasoline, and as a result of that, consumers shopping closer to home. As merchants […]

Nofziger Wins Long Jump Title; Ten Birds Advance To Division III Regionals



Ten Pettisville track and field athletes advanced out of the Division III district track and field meet, Thursday, May 22, and Saturday, May 24 at Ayersville. At district, the top four finishers in each event advance to the regional. On the boys side, Alex Frey, a senior, advanced in three events. He finished third in both the 1600- and 3200-meter […]

Organizations



Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, June 3, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Farmers & Merchants State Bank, 630 Clyde’s Way, Archbold.

Showing The Flag



For decades, flags have been a big part of Memorial Day services. Above: At Archbold, flagbearers were, from left, David Liechty, Fulton County American Legion adjutant; Randy Grime, U.S. Army, with the national colors; Roger Miller, American Legion flag; Tonya Biank-Marti, speaker; Cheryl Grime, American Legion Auxiliary flag; David Dominique, Sons of the American Legion flag; and Andy Dominique, squadron […]

Sign Vandalized



A speed zone sign, located in 100 block of North Pointe Drive, was vandalized with blue spray paint, an Archbold Police report states. Damage believed to occur sometime between Friday, May 16, and Monday, May 19. The report states village street crews were able to clean the paint off the sign without permanent damage.

Bryan, Wauseon Win NWOAL All-Sports Titles



Bryan and Wauseon captured the Northwest Ohio Athletic League All-Sports trophies for the 2007-08 year. It is Wauseon’s third straight crown. Bryan won the boys trophy with 47 points, one point better than defeating champion Delta. Wauseon won the girls trophy with 38.5 points, 4.5 points more than second-place Archbold.

Recipe Corner



White Chocolate Glazed Lemon Biscotti 2 cups unbleached flour with ultragrain 1 teaspoon baking powder 1.2 teaspoon salt 1.2 cup (1 stick) margarine, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1.2 cup white chocolate morsels 1.2 teaspoon vegetable shortening Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking powder and salt […]

Archbold Library Board Talks About Computers, Finances During Meeting



With three members absent, Tuesday, May 20, the Archbold Library Board had just enough members present to conduct business. Much of the meeting related to financial expenditures and finances. Laura Hutchison, board fiscal officer, said the library has a one-year certificate of deposit at Huntington Bank with a current a value of $24,585. It pays 2.21 percent interest and can […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Linette Torbet, plaintiff vs. Logan Steel, Akron, defendant. Other civil. Wells Fargo Bank, Kansas City, Mo., plaintiff vs. Arlene Valadez, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Craig Drake, Sylvania, defendant. Foreclosure. Deutsche Bank National Trust, Pittsburgh, Pa.,, plaintiff vs. Douglas Varner, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Kathryn Spiess, LaFollette, Tenn., plaintiff vs. Plastech Engineered Products, […]


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