BBC Scholar Athletes

The Buckeye Border Conference has named fall scholar athletes from member schools. Students must be a junior or senior and have a 3.25 accumulative grade point average. On the 2009 fall list from Pettisville: Kayla King, Heidi Waidelich, Erin Fricke, Lincoln Frey, Alex Donnett, cross country; Ashley Eicher, Chelsea Schmucker, Mackenzie Nofziger, Lynae Fry, Stacey King, Tessa Yoder, Stephanie Yoder, […]

Archbold Man Leads Trooper On 120 mph Chase Thru Defiance

James Ramey, 19, Archbold, faces multiple charges in Defiance Municipal Court after leading an Ohio State Highway Patrol sergeant on a highspeed chase that at times hit 120 miles per hour. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon, Oct. 22, when George Jutze, OSHP sergeant, said a suspect aboard a high-performance motorcycle passed a van on the ramp from St. Rt. 15 […]

Voters Face State, Local Issues

Voters in the Archbold Area face two township tax levy renewals plus three statewide issues when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Voters in Dover Township are asked to renew a onemill property tax levy for fire, rescue, and ambulance protection. The levy would be assessed for five years. Voters first approved the levy in 1984. During tax […]

Birds Defeat Stryker, Win Sectional Title

It was a marathon, not a race, for the Pettisville volleyball team, Saturday, Oct. 24 in the Bird Cage. The Blackbirds won their third straight Division IV sectional championship, but it wasn’t easy. It took five games and more than two hours to put away Stryker. Pettisville won the first game 25-21. Stryker won the next two, 26-24, 25-21. The […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Fernando Canales, Jr., Wauseon, plaintiff vs Frances Canales, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. First Equity Card, Blue Bell, Pa., plaintiff vs Carl Anderson, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Bank of America, Beaverton, Ore., plaintiff vs Mary Austin, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. Marriage Licenses Jorge Valdez, 31, Archbold, student, and Autumn Sleesman, 21, Archbold, homemaker. Daniel Rupp, 23, Chula Vista, Calif., homeland […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club

U-14 Girls The U14 girls soccer team finished its regular season, Sunday, Oct. 18, when Perrysburg Black came to town. In their best offensive effort of the year, Becca Gerig scored three goals and assisted on one to Jesse Fidler, who headed it in for a score. The defense of Cassidy Wyse, Meggie Yoder, Lauren Stuckey, Mara Beck and Darby […]


Archbold 7th Grade Football Archbold remained undefeated with two wins over two Henry County opponents, Patrick Henry and Liberty Center. The Streaks traveled to PH and jumped on the home team with 22 first-quarter points. The scoring barrage consisted of long runs by quarterback Brandon Goering and running back Levi Wyse and a screen pass from Goering to Wyse. In […]

Archbold Schools Get Power Bargain

Electricity flowing through Archbold High School and Archbold Elementary School is arriving at a discount, David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said. In September, after months of negotiations, the school district switched to primary power. In the past, the school district purchased electricity from Toledo Edison, the village power supplier, at a useable voltage. By convert- ing to primary […]

Public Cooperative With Hospital Policies

Flu Season Prompts Visitation Restrictions

Officials with Archbold Hospital and the Fulton County Health Center report the public has been cooperating with a new policy of restricted patient visits. The restrictions are a response to the flu, both seasonal and H1N1, which have hit hard this year. In an announcement last week, FCHC officials asked that children under 18 not visit the hospital, and that […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, He Never Failed Me Yet, adult choir. Message, “The Character of a Christian: Part 2,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude, offertory, My Reward, worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups; Men Alive, adult Bible study, […]

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