NWOAL Wrestling Tournament On Sat.

The 47th annual Northwest Ohio Athletic League Wrestling Tournament is expected to be one of the most competitive league wrestling tournaments in nearly a decade. The tournament begins at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at Swanton High School. Liberty Center is the defending league champion, but the Tigers will be challenged by a talented Wauseon squad who went 8-0 in […]

Report Possible Identity Theft

Kimberly Garrow, Archbold, told police Wednesday, Feb. 3, someone may have stolen her identity. Garrow said for more than a year, businesses have been calling her home, asking for an individual who does not live at her residence. Then recently, Garrow’s phone bill included a charge from an Internet music service. Officers told her to monitor all of her bills […]

Storage Building Request Goes To Committee

A request from the Archbold Street Department to replace a storage building has been sent to the Archbold Village Council building and grounds committee. Council made the move at its Monday, Feb. 1 meeting. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator said the easternmost storage building at the street department’s East Holland Street complex is in bad shape, to the point it […]

Birds End Losing Skid, Spoil Pilots Homecoming

The Pettisville boys basketball team split two games last weekend and stopped a five-game losing streak. The Birds traveled to Hilltop for a Buckeye Border Conference game, Friday, Feb. 5. Pettisville dropped to 4-3 in the league, losing 62- 52. PHS traveled to Ayersville for its Homecoming, Saturday, Feb. 6. Pettisville (7-8) ruined the night for the Pilots, coming home […]

Gun Found In Vehicle At PHS; Boy In Custody

A 16-year-old boy, a student at Pettisville High School, is in custody after a gun was allegedly found in his vehicle in the school parking lot, Thursday, Feb. 4. He is being held at the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Facility; charges of bringing a firearm onto school property are pending. In a notification sent to Pettisville parents, school officials said […]

Honor Students

Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall term at Northwest State Community College, Archbold. A * denotes a 4.0 grade point average. Archbold Jesse Aeschliman, Jacob Badenhop, Wendy Bostelman, Joe Burkholder*, Dennis Driver, Mario Estrada Jr., Aimee Everly, Jessica Flores*, Angela Foster*, Lori Fredrick*, Rachel Fry, Bryon Harriger*, Eric Hildreth*, Crystal Junk*, Richard Kauzlick*, […]

Division III, IV Girls Tournament Pairings

Tournament pairings were drawn Sunday for the Ohio girls basketball tournament. In Division III action at Defiance, Tinora (16-1) received the number one seed. Archbold (15-2) is seeded second. The Rams play Swanton (3-14), Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6:15 p.m. The winner plays Evergreen (13-3), Saturday, Feb. 27, 6:15 p.m., for a sectional title. The Streaks play Liberty Center (4-14), […]

Crime Stopper

A snowplow valued at $5,000 was reported stolen from behind a barn in the 2000 block of US20, in the Swanton area. The Crime Stopper program is seeking help to find those responsible for the theft. The plow was taken sometime between Jan. 2 and Jan. 3. Informants call 1-800-255- 1122. —— Until the 1700s, ballerinas wore long, heavy skirts, […]

100 Day Fun

The theme at the Pettisville Elementary School kindergarten 100-Day celebration was “the tropics,” so it only makes sense that Lawson Grime donned sunglasses. Kindergartners took part in 100-Day activities, representing 100 days of school, Friday, Feb. 5, at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.– photo by David Pugh

PHS Girls Beat Hilltop, Stay Unbeaten In BBC

The Pettisville Blackbirds remain perched atop the Buckeye Border Conference after defeating Hilltop 51- 30, Thursday, Feb. 4 in girls basketball. The Birds (13-4) raised their league record to 8-0 with the victory, one game ahead of Stryker (7-1). PHS plays at Stryker tomorrow, Thursday; a win would guarantee the Birds the outright BBC title. Pettisville led 8-5 after one […]

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