Blackbirds Drop Third Straight

The Pettisville boys varsity basketball team lost two tight contests last week to drop its record to 6-6, 4-1 in the Buckeye Border Conference. The Blackbirds hosted North Central, Friday, Jan. 22, for a BBC contest. The Eagles’ Derick Wyrick hit a shot with 5.7 seconds left to lift NC (3-7, 2-2 BBC) past Pettisville 59-58 in overtime. PHS traveled […]

Dennis Howell Knows Water

When someone says the people at the United States government’s Environmental Protection Agency have lost their minds, it gets attention. When the speaker is Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, it becomes big news. Some might say Howell was expressing sour grapes because the Archbold water treatment plant got tagged for an embarrassing violation, and was required by law to tell […]

Help For Haiti

Local Students Conduct Relief Efforts

The people of Haiti, still reeling after the Jan. 12 earthquake, have young friends in Archbold and Pettisville they don’t know. At Archbold Middle School, a student-led fund drive is underway, collecting cash, often in the form of $1 bills and coins, to donate to the American Red Cross. At Pettisville Elementary, kindergarteners and their teachers are leading an effort […]

AHS JV Boys Stand 13-0

The Archbold junior varsity boys basketball squad raised its record to 13-0 with four victories over the last two weeks. AHS 62, Montpelier 19 The Streaks exploded out of the gate and led 25-2 after the first quarter. The score at halftime was 37-6 and the Streaks coasted to the win. Defense keyed the win as the Locos were forced […]

Tragedy Could Teach Lesson

A tragedy in Sylvania last Thursday should remind everyone about the need for school bus safety. A 15-year-old freshman girl was dashing across the street to catch her school bus when she was struck and killed by an adult sport-utility driver. News reports say the bus had its stop sign deployed and lights flashing. Ohio law requires when a bus […]

30 New Jobs For Archbold

Cooper-Standard Building Bought By Sanoh America

Officials of Sanoh America, Inc., Findlay, said Monday they have purchased the Cooper Standard factory on East Lugbill Road, in Archbold. The move will bring about 30 jobs to Archbold once the facility is at full production. Company officials expect to reach full production by the middle of the third quarter of this year. The company released few details, but […]


Archbold 7th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold improved its record to 9-0 with two convincing wins last week. AMS visited Tinora, Tuesday, Jan. 19, and came away with a 47- 22 victory. Luke Fisher led the way with 13 points, followed by Brandon Goering, 12. Gavin Morton and Levi Wyse combined for 20. The Streaks traveled to Montpelier, Thursday, Jan. 21. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000 Change orders, many required by the Norfolk Southern Railroad, have pushed back the completion date and pushed up the cost of the Clyde’s Way-Co. Rd. 22 underpass. Youngsters having fun in the snow appear in photographs: Lindsy Brader, 12; Alyssa Rudisill, 6; Lance Ridisill, 10; Ben Brader, 10; Josh Ross, 10; Krysti Ross, […]

Is Your Property Tax Check Going To Sandusky County?

Before you mail in your Fulton County property taxes for the last half of 2009 (payable 2010), make sure you look at the return envelope. It might bear the name of Irma Celestino, Sandusky County treasurer, rather than Bev Schlosser, treasurer of Fulton County. Schlosser said there was a problem at the commercial firm that prints tax bills for several […]

PHS Freshman Girls Split Week

The Pettisville freshman girls basketball team lost to Eastwood 34-11, Saturday, Jan. 16. Jessica Valdez led the Birds with six points. Pettisville raised its record to 4-5 after beating Bryan 30-19, Monday, Jan. 18. Katie Yoder led the Birds with 10 points. Valdez scored six.

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