Wastewater Plant Open House

Tours of the newly renovated Archbold wastewater facility were conducted Sunday, June 8. Frank D’Ambrosia, Archbold wastewater superintendent, far right, explains a portion of the wastewater treatment process to, from left: Vicki Smith, Archbold; Janet Silvestri, Defiance; Melanie Nagel, Archbold assistant village administrator; Leon Smith, former Archbold wastewater superintendent; Gino Silvestri, retired Defiance City wastewater superintendent; and Ginnie Witte, Archbold.- […]

Vandals Damage Truck Cap Window

John Smallman, 101 Union Street, told Archbold Police that sometime between 5 pm, Saturday, May 31, and 9:45 am, Sunday, June 1, someone damaged the passenger side window of the cap on his pickup truck bed. The APD report states the damage appeared to be caused by a small object, possibly a bb. Damage: $50.

Collegiate Connection

Rex Brown, a 2004 Pettisville High School graduate, recently finished the track and field season at Bluffton University. A senior, Brown competed in six events. He holds his individual season record time in the 400-meter dash at 53.09 seconds and discus, 37.74 meters. Brown placed third in the alltime Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference in the javelin with a distance of […]

Ever Ready 4-H Club Contributes to New Pettisville Park Flagpole

Members of the Pettisville Ever Ready 4-H Club have learned a lesson about giving back to their community. Earlier this spring, club members donated funds to replace the flagpole outside the Pettisville Park Pavilion. The new flagpole is in place for Flag Day, which is Saturday, June 14. The club donated money to cover about half the cost. The Pettisville […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court James Fletcher, Whitehouse, and Teresa Fletcher, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Jeremy Vanner, Defiance, and Tonia Vanner, Archbold, petitioners. Dissolution. Meggan Anderson, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Steven Anderson, Delta, defendant. Divorce. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Micki Pennington vs. Matthew Randolph, Fayette, obligor. UIFSA. Carrie Black, address unknown, plaintiff vs. Michael Westmeyer, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence. Country Corral, Delta, plaintiff […]

Northwest Ohio Federation Baseball League

Grant Trudel, a 2006 Archbold High School graduate, had one hit and one run batted in the Archbold Mustangs’ 3-2 loss to the Bryan Young Guns at Archbold last week.

Annual Sunshine Benefit At Fairgrounds June 20-21

Seven years ago the Mennonite Central Committee and Sunshine Inc. of Northwest Ohio moved the annual benefit for the two organizations from Toledo to the Fulton County Fairgrounds. This year it is Friday, June 20, 4-9 p.m., and Saturday, June 21, 7:30 a.m. to mid-afternoon. The main auction of quilts and furniture begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Each year, new […]

SUV, Deer Collide

A sport-utility vehicle driven by Margarita Young, 40, Archbold, collided with a deer about 10:01 pm Thursday, May 29, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. Young was driving east on St. Rt. 2, about two-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 18, when the collision occurred. A passenger in the vehicle was Shawn Rose, 33, same address. No […]

Little League

Little League Team 1 traveled to Stryker, Friday, May 30 and picked up a 7-1 victory. Three Streak pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter. Kenny Price started on the mound and gave up one run on one hit while striking out three. Michael Hesterman pitched the middle two innings and didn’t allow a run or hit, struck out three, and […]

Relay For Life Starts On Friday The 13th

Under old superstitions, Friday the 13th is generally considered an unlucky day. But Rachel Kinsman, cochairman of the American Cancer Society annual Relay For Life, said, “I know it will be good luck for us.” Relay For Life is an 18-hour fund-raiser, held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Teams of families, friends, corporations, and others walk the midway at the […]