2009-01-21

Arend: Get Local Companies Out Of Auto Supply Business



Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said Fulton County industries need to get out of the automobile business. Many county manufacturing firms supply domestic and foreign carmakers. Many have suffered with the downturn in auto sales. At least one Archbold auto supplier has closed, and a second will close soon. Speaking to members of the Archbold village council, Monday […]

Indicted On Sex Charges

Grand Jury Indicts Former Wauseon School Custodian

Kent D. Reichert, 60, Wauseon, a former custodian at Leggett Street Primary School, Wauseon, has been indicted for alleged sex crimes by the Fulton County Grand Jury. A press release from Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, states Reichert was indicted "on one count of rape and one count of gross sexual imposition." 2000 "It is alleged that between […]

Jr. High Sports Digest



Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball The Archbold seventh grade girls basketball team entertained Fairview, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Streaks led 13-2 after one quarter and increased the lead to 19-6 at halftime. In the third quarter the girls used their half-court trap defense to cause many Apache turnovers, and increased the lead to 33-6. AMS cruised to a 45-9 final […]

2009-01-21 E-Edition

Morton: Some Choose Not To Shovel Sidewalks



Archbold Village Council members talked, but came to no conclusions, about requiring people to shovel snow from village sidewalks. Kevin Morton, councilman, brought up the topic, saying there are homeowners who can but “choose not to” shovel the snow from the sidewalks in front of their homes. Morton said Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks and Recreation director, told him snow was […]

Woman Indicted For Passing Bad Checks



Kiki Lorann, 32, Toledo, was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on one count each of theft and passing a bad check to an Archbold business. The grand jury handed down indictments against Lorann and others during a meeting, Monday, Jan. 12. Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Lorann allegedly stole $1,700 in cash on May 27, […]

Bird Girls Beat Fayette, Ayersville



The Pettisville girls basketball team brought home a 54- 33 road victory at Ayersville, Tuesday, Jan. 13, then sent Fayette home with a 43-21 loss in a Buckeye Border Conference contest, Friday, Jan. 16. Against the Pilots, Ayersville (4-4) led 8-7 after one period. Pettisville exploded for 15 second quarter points on the way to a 22-16 halftime lead. The […]

Ribbon Cutting At Archbold Tanning Co.



While snowflakes were falling Saturday, Jan. 17, officials from the Village of Archbold and Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand to cut the ribbon at the Archbold Tanning Company, a new business located on East Mechanic Street. From left are Ashley and Leslie Repp, owners; Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor; and Nanette Buehrer, executive director, Archbold Area Chamber of […]

Restroom In Ruihley Park Vandalized



A woman reported discovering the women’s restroom in Ruihley Park had been vandalized, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The report states the women entered the restroom about 9:15 am and discovered water running on the floor. The sink had been pulled from the wall, the soap dispenser had been pulled from the wall, and a paper towel rack was damaged. Also damaged […]

Birds Blow Out Eagles 70-44 To Stay Perfect



The Pettisville boys basketball team hosted the Fayette Eagles, Thursday, Jan. 15, for a Buckeye Border Conference matchup. The Birds, ranked 14th in Ohio’s Division IV by the Associated Press, outscored Fayette in every quarter on their way to a 70-44 victory. PHS upped its record to 9-0, 4-0 BBC. Fayette dropped to 4- 5, 1-3 BBC. Pettisville started the […]


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