2009-04-15

$1.6 Million In The Red

Commissioners Face 2010 Budget Battle

Joe Short, president of the Fulton County Commissioners, said Monday evening the commissioners are discussing plans to slash $1.6 million from the 2010 county expenses. Budget cuts currently being discussed may impact some services Fulton County provides to citizens. “We are looking at every option to balance the budget. We’re doing everything we can not to affect services, but when […]

Two Men Sentenced



Christopher J. McMahon 33, Delta, will serve a four-year prison sentence on two charges. He was sentenced to prison in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, April 7, after pleading guilty to violating a protection order. In 2005, he was convicted of violating a protection order. On Feb. 9, he violated a protection order a second time, elevating the charge […]

Pettisville Track Teams Host Tri-Meet With Wauseon, PH



The Pettisville track teams hosted Wauseon and Patrick Henry in a tri-meet, Thursday, April 9. The PHS boys team finished third with 33 points. Wauseon won with a team score of 74. On the girls side, Pettisville finished second with 46. Wauseon won with 101 points. Boys Wauseon 74, PH 68, Pettisville 33 Shot put: 1. Christy (W), 51 feet, […]

Ridgeville, Pettisville Egg Hunts Egg-citing!



Buehrer, Schmidt To Wed June 27



Keith and Deb Buehrer, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin, Jackson, Mich., to Mark Schmidt, son of Harold and Kathy, Brooklyn, Mich. The bride-elect is a 2002 Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Spring Arbor (Mich.) University. She is a junior high special education teacher at Vandercook Lake School, Jackson, […]

AHS Boys Tennis Wins First Match, Beats Pilots



The Archbold boys tennis team won its first match of the season with a 5-0 blanking of Ayersville, Thursday, April 9. The victory upped Archbold’s record to 1-4. Marches with Sylvania Northview and Bowling Green were cancelled. AHS 5, Ayersville 0 Singles: 1. Andre Hurst (A) def. Adam Kissner 6-1, 6-0. 2. Kevin Fredrick (A) def. Gage Wolfrum 6-1, 6-0. […]

Tax Levy Requests On May 5 Ballot

Officials Explain Library, Senior Center, German Township Levies

Joyce Klingelsmith, Archbold Community Library director; Skip Leupp, German Township trustee, and Sandy Griggs, director of the Fulton County Senior Center, made their cases for the property tax levies their entities are seeking on Tuesday, May 5. The three spoke to members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at a Monday, April 13, luncheon. Klingelsmith told chamber members libraries […]

Parents Announce Summer Wedding



Jim and Bonnie Badenhop, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Keri, to Luke Andrews, son of Dan and Maizie, Franklin, Ind. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She will graduate in May with a degree in graphic design from Huntington (Ind.) University. Her fiancé is a graduate of Greenwood (Ind.) High School. He will graduate in May […]

Reservoir Plans Should Move Forward



Archbold has benefited from many blessings, one of which is abundant, clean, and safe water. Thousands of people depend heavily upon our priceless water resource. Decades ago, Archbold nearly ran out of water. After a vote by the citizens, a pipeline was built to the Tiffin River. Today, the Tiffin supplies the village with a never-ending supply of valuable, high-quality […]

PHS Student Wins Walter Scholarship



Majoring in accounting and studying music as a minor may seem an odd combination, but Alyssa Beck, a Pettisville High School senior, has a plan. And as Fulton County’s Franklin B. Walter Scholar for 2009, she’s proved she’s got what it takes to see the plan through. The Walter scholarship program is named for Franklin B. Walter, former Ohio Superintendent […]