PHS Frosh Girls Beat Wayne Trace In OT

The Pettisville freshman girls basketball team defeated Wayne Trace 25-22 in overtime, Saturday, Dec. 19. The Raiders led 7-6 at halftime, but the Birds tied the score at 12 in the third period. Regulation ended with the score knotted at 20. Pettisville outscored WT 5-2 in the OT for the victory. Jessica Valdez led Pettisville (2-2) with eight points. Amber […]

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, Dec. 16, said Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney. •Keith D. Cook, II, 19, Delta; previously entered guilty plea to possession of cocaine; during a Feb. 16 search of his home, cocaine was found in his bedroom; sentenced to two years community control; ordered to pay cost […]

Let It Snow!

The snowy hill at Woodland Park, Archbold, gave area residents a chance to get fresh air and exercise last week. Left: Mike Foth and his children, Jayden, 2, and Jazla, 3, pile on one sled for a ride. Right: Wesley New, 7, spreads his arms like a bird and flies down the hill. All are from Archbold.– photos by Mary […]

Archbold Goes 6-4 At Bobcat Duals

The Archbold wrestling team finished the two-day Bowling Green Bobcat Duals with a 6-4 record. The meet was run Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20. The Streaks stand 18-3 overall. Leading the way for the Blue and Gold was Jordan Cowell with a 9-1 record. TJ Weirauch, Oliver Stuckey, and Brandon Dennie each went 8-2. Austin Ripke went 7-3. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Julie Baker, plaintiff vs David Baker, Jr, Martinsburg, W. Va., obligor. UIFSA. Kameron Moore, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Timothy McCoy, Greenwood, Ariz., obligor. UIFSA. Wilfredo Beltran, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Albert Stites, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Nationstar Mortgage, Lewisville, Texas, plaintiff vs Marilyn Herriott, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Fifth Third Mortgage, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Aleasha Kelly, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Huntington […]

Retired NSCC Leader Named Interim President At Owens Community College

Larry G. McDougle, former president of Northwest State Community College, will become the interim president of Owens Community College, Perrysburg Township, Friday, Jan. 1. He takes over for Christa Adams, who retires after serving as president since 2001. Some connect Adams’ retirement with the OCC nursing school’s loss of accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission earlier this […]


Archbold 7th Grade Girls Basketball The Streaks hosted Pettisville, Tuesday, Dec. 15. Trailing most of the game, Archbold tied the score and sent the game into double overtime before losing 33-32. Hannah Hesterman had 10 points, 3 rebounds and 6 steals. Also scoring: Winter Fricke, Cassidy Williams, Megan Miller, Cayla Walker, Alexa Coressel, and Jensyn Garrow. Archbold hosted Wauseon, Thursday, […]

Reap The Wind

It’s a good plan for the Archbold Area School Board to proceed with building a money-saving wind turbine, even if it means borrowing about $400,000. Normally, given the uncertain economic times and the tight school budget situation, it would not be wise to incur more debt. However, the wind turbine is worth the investment for several reasons: •Once operational, the […]

Ridgeville’s ROCS Offers Another Chance At High School Education For Students

The Fulton County Opportunity School has a new home. In fact, opportunity schools of four counties have a new home in Ridgeville Corners. “We go by the acronym ROCS because we rock,” said Steve Held, supervisor of the new program. “It stands for Ridgeworks Opportunity Center School.” Schools from Fulton, Defi- ance, Henry, and Williams counties, including Archbold, Pettisville, Montpelier, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude; call to worship, Joy To The World, senior choir; offertory, Sarah Lockman Fryman. Message, “Jesus As King,” Jesse Kahler. Praiselude by worship team; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Men Alive, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Prelude, chimes; Galen Nofziger, Mark Beck, worship leaders; Pete King, chorister; Angie Wyse, children’s lesson; Paul Leu […]

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