Pettisville School Board Hears Building Questions

Concerns about seating in the new gym and proposed auditorium, and classroom needs for special education, were expressed to Pettisville School Board members, Monday night, Oct. 13. The board held an informational meeting on the proposed school building project. Voters will decide whether or not to approve financing during the Nov. 4 general election. If voters approve a property tax […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second, legal speed; first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic David O. Bolenbaugh, Hudson, Mich., unsafe vehicle, US20, $37 fine, $57 costs. Velma M. Roth, Archbold, speeding, 70-40, E. Lutz Rd., $102, $57. Constance J. Hendersho, Morenci, Mich., clear distance, St. Rt. 108, $102, […]

Patriots Stay Undefeated, Beat Streaks 35-7

If you’re superstitious, you probably believe seven is a lucky number. Well, seven is a lucky number for Patrick Henry. The Patriots and the Archbold Blue Streaks, two of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League’s top football teams, clashed Friday, Oct. 10. Both had undefeated records and were looking for a league title, not to mention playoff hopes being on the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 2: Tiffany Poorman, Ridgeville Corners, girl; Krystal Ramos, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 5: Lindsay and Ryan Parsons, Delta, boy; Alisha Ray, West Unity, boy. Oct. 6: Kristen and Bradley Leaders, Napoleon, boy; Jessica and Justin Newman, Napoleon, boy. Oct. 9: Kristian and Tristin Kroetz, Bryan, boy; Leonie and Chad Leahy, Lyons, boy. Oct. 10: Andrea and […]

Habitat For Humanity Holds Selection Meeting

Families interested in being selected for a low-cost new home through Habitat for Humanity of Fulton County must attend one of two meetings coming up. The group will hold its fall family selection meeting, Monday, Oct. 20, 6:30 pm at the Good Shephard Church, 22489 Co. Rd. F, rural Archbold. Persons unable to attend the meeting can attend a second […]

Car-Bicycle Crash North Of Pettisville On Oct. 5

A car and a bicycle collided on Co. Rd. 19, about a tenth of a mile north of Co. Rd. H about 7:44 pm, Sunday, Oct. 5. The Fulton County Sheriff report states William Monroe Carpenter, 89, Morenci, Mich., was driving a car north on Co. Rd. 19. Also traveling north on the county road was a bicycle ridden by […]

AHS Boys Fifth At Leagues

The Archbold cross country teams traveled to Swanton to run in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League meet, Saturday, Oct. 11. The Blue Streak boys placed fifth out of nine teams with 121 points. Delta won with a low score of 23. Wauseon was second with 99; Bryan rounded out the top three with 102. The girls placed eighth with 230 […]


Please know your kindness during this hard time has meant so much to our family. Thank you to everyone who remembered us with cards, prayers, food, flowers, memorials, attending the visitation and funeral for our husband, dad, and Grandpa, Marvin J. Roth. He was a wonderful person; he lived each day to the fullest and touched a lot of lives. […]

Archbold School Board Holds Work Sesssion Meeting

The Archbold Area School Board held a special work session meeting, Thursday, Oct. 9. No action was taken. David Deskins, district superintendent, said the board “discussed various business affairs involving the district.” He declined to elaborate.

Couple To Marry Nov. 29 In Georgia

Christina Marie Sanders and Jacob Lantz Rufenacht, together with their parents, Wayne and Debra Sanders and Lonnie and Barb Rufenacht, announce their engagement and coming marriage. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School, Peachtree City, Ga. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in international affairs and modern languages from Georgia Tech University. She is employed […]

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