Corrected Salary Figures Provided For Principals

Pay hikes for Pettisville Local School District principals Michael Lane and Jason Waldvogel were under 5%, new figures provided by Chris Lee, district treasurer show. Incorrect information provided to this newspaper initially showed raises of nearly 10%. Based on corrected numbers, Lane’s salary for the 2008-09 school year will be $81,884, up $3,608, or about 4.61%, from the previous year’s […]

Mailboxes Vandalized

Bill Degler, 212 Rosewood Court, told Archbold police several mailboxes in his neighborhood were vandalized sometime between 11:30 pm, Saturday, July 12 and 7 am, Sunday, July 13. A mailbox at 221 Rosewood Court, owned by Vaughn Bentz, was damaged; two others were tampered with.

A Chorus Line


Fulton Co. Health Center July 12: Jennifer and Dave Eis, Holgate, boy. July 14: Leslie Harvey, Wauseon, boy. July 17: Jessica and Bryan Miller, Napoleon, boy; Ashley Markey, Wauseon, boy.

School Board Buys Two New Buses

After considering purchasing as many as four new school buses, the Archbold Area School Board opted instead to buy two during the Monday night meeting, July 21. David Deskins, school district superintendent, said he had budgeted for two new buses for the 2008-09 school year, but was told bus prices were anticipated to rise $20,000 to $25,000 per vehicle, due […]

Man Files Report Of Reckless Operation

Brad Grime, of Auto Images, reported to Archbold Police about a vehicle driving recklessly through his parking lot. According to the police report, the incident occurred sometime between Monday, July 7 and Friday, July 18.

A Drum Line


ACT Auditions for Archbold Community Theatre production of Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen, Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29, 6:30 p.m., Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Open to children ages 7-14.

Salt Shaker Collectors Meet At Heritage Inn

The Antique Art Glass Salt Shaker Collectors Society will hold its 23rd annual convention at Sauder Heritage Inn, Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27. The group researches and collects hand-blown art glass salt and sugar shakers that were made between the 1880s and the 1930s, at glass factories along the Ohio River and in Fostoria, Tiffin, and Toledo. The […]

Archbold Fire Log

July 4 3:33 pm: Pettisville Missionary Church, fire alarm, no fire, alarm reset. July 6 12:03 pm: 12 Jane Ct., Apt. 1, kitchen fire. Cause: cooking oil left on stove, burner may have been accidentally left on. Damage: $30,000 to building, $5,000 to contents. Property owner: Scott Lantz, Wauseon. July 12 3:31 am: Archbold Elementary School, duct detector alarm. July […]