Archbold Girls Up Record To 9-1 With Win Over Napoleon Wildcats

Archbold jumped out to a 13-6 lead after one and never looked back, defeating Napoleon 42-28, Saturday, Jan. 2 at The Thunderdome. The Streaks led 17-8 at halftime and 30-22 after three. “Today’s win was a nice start to the New Year,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “It was two physical teams out there where points were hard to […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Credit Adjustments, Defi ance, plaintiff vs Lindsay Reynolds, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Wells Fargo Bank, Raleigh, N.C., plaintiff vs John Adkins, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Irondale Industrial Contractors, Birmingham, Ala., plaintiff vs Virginia Surety Company, Glenview, Ill., defendant. Other civil. Marriage Licenses Robert Shirey, III, Wauseon, military, and Mackenzie Woods, 19, Swanton. Juan Guerrero, 21, Swanton, laborer, and […]

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Looking For First Baby Of New Year

The title of Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year is waiting to be claimed. The Buckeye First Baby of 2010 is the first baby of the year born to parents living in the Archbold or Pettisville school districts after midnight, Dec. 31, 2009. The birth may occur at any hospital. Complete rules were in the Dec. 23 and 30, […]

Birds Spoil Parents Night For Patriots

The Pettisville varsity boys basketball team traveled to Hamler, Tuesday, Dec. 29, for a non-league matchup with Patrick Henry. Pettisville spoiled the Patriots’ Parents Night, winning 56-46 and improving its record to 4-3. Both teams found the bottom of the basket early, and PH led 15-13 at the end of the first quarter. Pettisville held the Patriots to four points […]

Tools, Cash Stolen From Local Firm

Tools valued at $500 plus $75 in cash were stolen from Granite Industries sometime between 9 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 23, and 9 am, Monday, Dec. 28. The Archbold police report states the thief forced his way into the 595 E. Lugbill Road facility through a door. They took the tools and cash. Archbold police officers are investigating the incident.

Nov. Unemployment In County Was 13%

Fulton County unemployment in November was 13%, up eight-tenths (.8) of a percentage point from the previous month, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated. For October, ODJFS estimated Fulton County unemployment at 12.3%, but then revised it to 12.2%. ODJFS estimated in November there were 3,000 county residents unemployed and seeking work. Another 19,900 were working, making the […]

Two Local Firms Fail Alcohol, Tobacco Checks

Two Archbold businesses, Archbold Super Valu Foods and Nu-Arch Lanes, were cited by the Ohio Investigative Unit for selling alcohol to minors. Of the four Archbold businesses tested, none sold tobacco products to a minor. The citations resulted from a seven-week compliance check conducted by the Ohio Investigative Unit, a state agency that operates under the jurisdiction of the Ohio […]

Archbold JV Boys Basketball Stands 7-0

The Archbold junior varsity boys basketball team recently completed the 2009 portion of its schedule with a win at Ottawa-Glandorf. The victory was the seventh of the season. The Streaks also defeated Wauseon, Liberty Center, Kalida, Evergreen, Holgate, and Stryker. AHS 43, Wauseon 36 After falling behind 19- 10 after one quarter, the Streaks came roaring back, outscoring the Indians […]

Booze Theft Thwarted

A male subject who thought he could get away with two bottles of vodka discovered otherwise about 11:05 pm, Sunday, Dec. 27. A representative of the Circle K store told police while she was ringing up a sale, she saw a man put two bottles of the liquor in his pockets. As he started out the door, she ordered him […]