Legion Posts Announce Memorial Day Plans

American Legion Posts in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have announced plans for their 2009 Memorial Day services. Memorial Day is Monday, May 25. At Archbold, the Buehrer- Lauber-Weckesser Post 311 will present its program at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Rebeau Hall beginning at 9:30 am. The speaker is Daniel Grime, an Archbold High School graduate who served in […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Michael Schuster, Walbridge, plaintiff vs. Michelle Schuster, Metamora, defendant. Divorce. Dianna Birr, Delta, plaintiff vs. William Birr, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. Eric Fry, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Kimberly Fry, Hamler, defendant. Divorce. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Christy Anway vs. Nathaniel Jones, Wauseon, obligor. UIFSA. Misty Carter, Archbold and Edward Carter, West Unity, petitioners. Dissolution. Sarah Cowell, Delta, plaintiff […]

AHS Boys Tennis Falls To Napoleon, Bryan

The Archbold boys tennis team lost 4-1 to Napoleon, Monday, May 4 and 3-2 to Bryan, Tuesday, May 5, to fall to 3-8 on the season. Archbold will host the Division II sectional tournament, Thursday, May 14 and Saturday, May 16. Participating schools include Archbold, Ayersville, Bryan, Defiance, Fostoria, Maumee Valley Country Day, Napoleon, Ottawa Hills, Rossford, and Wauseon. The […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude CD; hand mime, Amazed by jr. high girls; offertory, God So Loved the World by Adult choir. Message, “The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary Christians” Drew Moser, visiting missionary. Second service: Praiselude CD; worship through singing and offertory by worship team band; dedication of children, hand mime, and message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, […]

Teacher, Supplemental Contracts Okayed By Pettisville School Board

Teacher and supplemental contracts were approved by the Pettisville School Board at its Monday, May 11, meeting. Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said the school district is implementing a new contract structure. Teachers will be offered two one-year contracts, a threeyear contract, and then a fiveyear contract, unless there are performance or other issues. A continuing contract was issued to Amy […]

Vandals Throw Eggs At Auto

Vandals threw eggs at a car owned by Kimberly Howard, 207 Douglas Dr., and spread toilet paper through trees at her home. The damage was done sometime between 11 pm, Saturday, May 2 and 12:30 am, Sunday, May 3. The police report indicates there was no permanent damage.

Blackbirds Beat Fayette 6-1 In D-IV Sectional Semifinal; Clinch BBC Championship

The Pettisville softball team began its tournament run with a 6-1 defeat of Fayette, Saturday, May 9, in a Division IV sectional semifinal at Liberty Center. It was the second time in less than a week the Birds beat the Eagles. In regular-season Buckeye Border Conference action, PHS beat the Eagles 21-0, Monday, May 4. The Birds won an 8-1 […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 2: Kristen and Kristopher Lauber, Archbold, boy. May 5: Myra and Andrew St. John, Pioneer, boy. May 6: Shannon and Timothy Hahn, Wauseon, girl. May 7: Melanie and Todd Wyse, Wauseon, boy. A son, Jarrett Michael, was born May 2, 2009, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Kristopher and Kristen Lauber, Archbold. He weighed […]

Retraining Money Available To County Workers

Federal money is available for people who need job training because they’ve been laid off, lost jobs, or are looking for a better future. Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, gave that information to members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at the Monday, May 11, noon luncheon. Arend said the county will issue requests for proposals for […]

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, May 18, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, May 18, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Monday, May 18, 4 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal […]