Friendship Days Dodges Rain; Gross Proceeds Down $11,000

Pettisville Friendship Days events experienced very few problems, despite weather forecasts that called for a chance of rain during nearly every event. Friendship Days were held over the weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 27- 29. The only event canceled due to rain was the hole in one golf contest scheduled for Saturday. Revenue Down While attendance seemed strong, preliminary […]

Death Notices

Martha G. Theis, 75, Cecil, died June 29, 2008, at her residence. Survivors include three sons, John Lassiter, Paulding, Jack (Lori) Lassiter Jr., Melrose, and Arnold Theis Jr., Cecil; four daughters, Deborah (Edward) Thrasher, Melrose, Cynthia (Charles) AuFrance, Paulding, Brenda Stahl, Grover Hill, and Kitty (Harold) Adkins, Melrose; a step-son, Jack (Bonnie) Lassiter, San Bernardino, Calif.; four brothers, Robert, Herbert, […]

Earns Scholarship

Michael Krill, son of Tom and Cindy, formerly of Archbold, and Pettisville, is one of three recipients of the Ernest Biggs Athletic Training scholarship at the Ohio State University. The $1,400 scholarship is for one year and is only for athletic trainer majors. Winners have demonstrated success in the classroom, excellence in clinical duties in the training room, and leadership. […]

They Shoot, They Score?

Jordyn Pursel, 11, Kendal Pursel, 8, and Taylor Herschberger, 10, Pettisville, hoist a giant basketball to make a basket during Pettisville Friendship Days, Friday, June 27. It was one of a number of inflatable games at the festival.- photo by Mary Huber

Local School Board Hires Two Teachers

The Archbold Area School Board approved the hiring of Anne Main and Amy Johnson during a special meeting Thursday, June 26. One-year contracts were approved for both. David Deskins, district superintendent, said Main, formerly of the Mason Intermediate School, will become an elementary special education teacher in the Archbold Elementary School. “She has many years of special education experience,” he […]

Archbold Police Log

June 22 4:12 am: Noise, Brussel St. at Oak St., advised to keep it down. 7:58 am: Breaking and entering, Colony Meadows. June 23 4:25 pm: Signs damaged, 200 block South St. 6:29 pm: Domestic, East Gardens, officers unable to determine primary aggressor, no charges filed. June 24 No reports. June 25 No reports. June 26 1:55 pm: Citation to […]

Earns Degree

Sara Miller graduated from Bowling Green State University, Saturday, May 3, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education. She is certifi ed to teach kindergarten through 12th grade as an intervention specialist (deaf and hard of hearing). She graduated summa cum laude with a 3.91 grade point average. A 2004 Pettisville High School graduate, she is the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 21: Lexi Reynolds, Napoleon, girl; Heather Montague, Bryan, girl; Alyssa Ruiz, Wauseon, girl. June 22: Jennifer and Kris Heiney, Montpelier, boy; Sarah and Jason Rickenberg, Defi- ance, boy. June 23: Gwen and Glenn Nofziger, II, West Unity, girl; Toni and Brandon Schindler, Wauseon, boy. June 24: Heather and Justin Galbraith, Wauseon, boy; Maricella and Elias […]

No Decision Yet On New NWOESC Office Building

The Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board has not made a decision on whether to build an approximately 50,000 square-foot office building in the Archbold Industrial Park. “We’re getting closer, but it’s still in limbo,” John Kaylor, deputy superintendent of the service center, said. Back in January, Darren Jenkins, superintendent of the service center, said the center’s board voted to […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Elizabeth Carroll, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Odene Carroll, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. SFJV 2005, plaintiff vs. Jeremy Huffman, Lyons, defendant. Foreclosure. Beverly Schlosser, treasurer of Fulton County, Ohio, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Donald Smith, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Household Realty Corporation, Elmhurst, Ill., plaintiff vs. Don Felker, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. First Federal Bank, Defiance, plaintiff vs. Gay Borton, executor, estate of […]

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