No Charges After Alleged Bullying

The Fulton County prosecutor office has declined to prosecute a case of alleged bullying that reportedly occurred at The Wherehouse on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 2. Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said the victim, a 13-year-old male from Archbold, suffered a minor injury as a result of the incident. Schmidt said the youth’s father asked that charges be filed. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Maria Cervantes, Archbold, plaintiff vs Alberto Cervantes, Cushing, Okla., defendant. Divorce. Felicia Nofziger, Fayette, plaintiff vs Ryan Nofziger, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Jerry Turney, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Grant Burkholder, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Michael Reynolds, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Wells […]

Jogger Chased By Loose Dog

An Archbold police officer counseled a dog owner in the 600 bock of North Defi- ance Street after the animal chased after a jogger about 3:15 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 1. The jogger told police when the dog came toward him barking and growling, he kicked the dog in the head. The animal ran away. The officer went to the home […]

Hartz Performs In Recital

Bethany Hartz, freshman pharmacy major, played “Finale (K385)” by W.A. Mozart on the clarinet during an instrumental recital recently at The University of Findlay. A 2009 graduate of Pettisville High School, she is the daughter of Carla and Phil, rural Wauseon.

Crime Stopper

A 2,000-pound steel wrecking ball has been reported stolen from the Archbold area. Crime Stopper seeks the help of the public to recover it. Valued at $5,000, the wrecking ball is about 18 inches by 46 inches. It was being stored on property in the 3000 block of Co. Rd. 24. The owner believes the wrecking ball was stolen Oct. […]


Alex Nafziger, PHS ‘07, scored three points as Huntington (Ind.) University (8- 0) defeated Kuyper College 97-69, Tuesday, Nov. 24, in men’s basketball. Nafziger is the son of Ron and Liz, Pettisville.

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville.

No Wage Hike For Village Employees

Because the consumer price index was a negative three-tenths of one percent (- 0.3%) for 2009, employees of the Village of Archbold will not receive a pay increase. “We normally look at the CPI before we make a decision,” Jeff Fryman, a member of council finance committee, told fellow council members during the meeting, Monday, Dec. 7. Because of the […]

Birds Beat Delta, North Central

The Pettisville girls basketball team upped its record to 2-1, 1-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference, with two victories last week. The Birds opened the week with a 59-41 non-league victory over Delta, Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Bird Cage. They ended the week hosting North Central, Friday, Dec. 4, and easily defeated the Eagles 77-32 in Pettisville’s BBC season […]

Good News In Hometown Archbold, Ohio

It’s Christmas and time to celebrate the good news here at home. In an endless sea of bad news, it’s time to enjoy the good news here in our beautiful village that everyone is proud to call home. There was good news at the ConAgra plant, when word broke that products once made in Texas will be made here in […]