Pettiville School Sets Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking for the new Pettisville school building is Thursday, Aug. 27, 2 pm. The groundbreaking will coincide with installation of a test tower for the wind energy program the district is pursuing. The tower installation will be installed by Green Energy Ohio. The Pettisville student body will be present to observe the occasion. The groundbreaking will include a brief ceremony […]


Walter Jordan Smith, 19, Wauseon, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after his car crashed about 9:30 pm, Friday, Aug. 7. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Smith was driving east on Co. Rd. L, when, about a half-mile east of Co. Rd. 19, the vehicle went out of control, on the left side of […]

Pettisville Volleyball Returns 10 Letterwinners

John Horning, Pettisville head volleyball coach, welcomes back 10 letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished 17-8 overall, 8-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Last year the Birds also grabbed a Division IV district championship before their season came to a close. “We have a very competitive and hard-working team,” said Horning. “We have attempted to strengthen our schedule this […]

Virus Impact Unknown

Mike Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said no one really knows how the H1N1 virus will impact this year’s flu season. Experts expect that the impact of the flu that results from the virus, commonly known as "swine flu," will be mild. But there is concern that the virus may become more aggressive, and health officials are preparing for it. […]

Archbold EMS Log

July 28 4:12 am: 500 Fairview Court, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. July 30 11:28 am: 400 block E. Lutz Rd., illness, transported to Fulton County Health Center. July 31 1:51 pm: Sauder Woodworking, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. 11:27 pm: 2400 block Co. Rd. 24, rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 3 10:25 am: Fairlawn Apartments, illness, transported to […]

Auzins New Coach Of Blue Streak Tennis Team

The Archbold girls tennis team has a new face on the sideline this year. Amanda Auzins takes over the head coaching job and returns just two letterwinners, Kate Friesen and Bree Gobrogge. “This year is going to be a great learning experience for me, because this is my first coaching job,” said Auzins. “I have been playing tennis for as […]

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Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Aug. 20, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, […]

AHS Golfers 7th In Defiance Invitational

The Archbold High School golf team opened its season with a seventh-place finish in the 16team Defiance High School Invitational, Monday, Aug. 10, at Auglaize Country Club. Bryan defended its title with a team score of 292, one stroke ahead of second-place Anthony Wayne. Napoleon was third with 312. Archbold finished with a team score of 345. Bryan’s Zach Davenport […]

Recipe Corner

Wild Game Jumbalaya

Carcasses of 10 quail, 12 doves, 12 teals and 4 geese 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 pounds game bird meat 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon brand pepper sauce 3 cups chopped yellow onions 2 cups seeded and chopped green bell peppers 1 1/2 cups chopped celery 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 […]

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