Pettisville School Income Tax Drops

Income tax revenue is down, and a proposed state budget hurts the Pettisville Local School District. Board members were given that information at the Monday night, Feb. 9, meeting. The fourth quarter of 2008 showed a drop of $13,715 in receipts when compared to the same quarter of the previous year. In a Tuesday interview, Chris Lee, district treasurer, said […]

Archbold EMS Log

Jan. 23 7:38 pm: Fox Chase, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. Jan. 24 5:10 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, difficulty breathing, transported to Fulton County Health Center Jan. 25 2:11 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported two to Archbold Hospital. 4:11 am: Williams Co. Rd. F, medical, assist for Stryker, transported to Archbold Hospital. 5:21 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to FCHC. Jan. […]

Birds Beat Hilltop, Win Homecoming Game Over Pilots

The Pettisville boys basketball team won both games last week to improve to 14-1, 6-1 in the Buckeye Border Conference. The Blackbirds sprinted out to a 19-4 lead and defeated Hilltop 75-55, Friday, Feb. 6, in a BBC matchup. PHS hosted Ayersville for Homecoming, Saturday, Feb. 7. Using a balanced scoring attack, 10 of 11 Birds scored on their way […]


The Northwest State Community College Library thanks Jake Dominique for rescuing one of our librarians from a snowdrift on Feb. 4. Thank you for your kindness. 11

NWOESC Building To Be Ready In Aug.

Dave Nafziger, president of Lugbill Bros., Inc., said the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center building, under construction in the Archbold Industrial Park, should be ready by early August. The 53,000 square-foot building will be leased by the NWOESC, with part of the building subleased to the Northwest Ohio Computer Association and the Northwest Ohio Buckeye Educational Council. When completed, it […]

Archbold Fire Log

Jan. 10 7:29 am: fire alarm, Frozen Specialties, canceled, faulty sprinkler. Jan. 15 2:09 pm: Fire alarm, Archbold Evangelical Church, pull alarm activated, reset alarm system. Jan. 17 3:51 am: Fire alarm, Sauder Heritage Inn, frozen pipe in sprinkler system, water damage. 11:15 pm: Fire alarm, Frozen Specialties, sprinkler system malfunction.

Pettisville Girls Top Hilltop Cadets 44-21

The Pettisville girls basketball team outscored Hilltop 28-8 in the second and third periods to fly past the Cadets 44-21, Thursday, Feb. 5 in Buckeye Border Conference action. The win sets up a rematch between PHS and Stryker, Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Bird Cage. PHS (6-1 BBC) lost to Stryker (7-0 BBC) 37-36 in their first meeting this season […]


We wish to thank everyone who helped our family during the illness and passing of my husband, our father, son, brother and uncle, Kevin L. Cole. We know God welcomed him with open arms. All of your thoughts, prayers, calls, cards, visits and food were greatly appreciated. Also, a special thank you to all of the doctors and nurses that […]

Commissioners Approve Levy For Senior Center

The Fulton County Commissioners will direct the Fulton County Board of Elections to place a 1.1-mill property tax levy renewal on the May 5 special election ballot. The move came during the commissioner’s regular meeting, Monday, Feb. 9. Dean Genter, commissioner, said they postponed action on the measure last week in order to meet with the Senior Center’s advisory board […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Larry C. Reynolds, Swanton, expired registration, Co. Rd. D, $37, $67. Jim L. Thourot, Wauseon, expired registration, Beech St., Wauseon, $37, $67. John Roger Clark, Monroe, Mich., overweight truck, US 20, $553, $67. […]