Bird Softballers Up Record To 7-2

The Pettisville softball team won three games and lost one last week, upping its record to 7-2, 2-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference. The Birds opened the week and the league season with a 13-1 BBC victory at Stryker, Monday, April 12. PHS traveled to Patrick Henry, Tuesday, April 13, and lost an 18-13 slugfest to the 9-1 Patriots. Back […]

Name New Middle School Principal Later This Week

The Archbold Area School Board could name a new principal for Archbold Middle School this week, David Deskins, school district superintendent, said Monday. The board is seeking a principal to replace Mike Pressler, who retired at the end of January. Currently, Ken Jones, a retired school administrator, is serving in the post. Deskins said there were 30 applications for the […]

Dancing At PHS Prom

Couples enjoying a slow dance during the 2010 PHS prom are, at left, Greg Waidelich and Kendahl Baer, PHS students; at right, Audrey Stuckey, an Archbold High School student, and Taylor Short, Pettisville.– photos by David Pugh

Blackbird Girls Win Quad Meet; Boys Third

The Pettisville girls track team won and the boys team finished third in a quad meet with Hilltop, Waldron, Mich., and Monclova Christian, Thursday, April 15. The PHS girls continue to dominate, winning 12 of 17 events and scoring 135 points to Hilltop’s 53. Waldron had 41 and Monclova, 23. In the boys meet, Hilltop dominated, winning with 93 points […]

Open Several Bids For Pettisville School

Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville Local School District, said there were a good number of bids from contractors for the new Pettisville school building. The Ohio School Facilities Commission is paying for most of the construction, along with local funds. Switzer said in addition to six bids from general contractors, there were •Nine for fire protection equipment •Six for […]

Hall Sees Slow Recovery For Fulton County

Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said Fulton County will have a slow economic recovery, the same as the rest of the state. Hall made the comment in response to questions about Fulton County sales tax figures for April, which included more than $131,000 from the .5% increase that went into effect Jan. 1. If the additional money were not included […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude, piano offertory, Grace Diller. Message, “Stuck in a Rut,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: prelude, worship team; offertory, Unchanging, Todd and Ann Kindinger and worship team band. Message same as first service. Wednesday: meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team […]

Spirit Of Cooperation At Pettisville

In an age of anger, malice, and caustic relationships, the Pettisville Local School District teaching staff has done something so fantastic, it deserves acclaim… maybe national attention? The Pettisville Teacher Association (PTA) told the board they would voluntarily accept no hike in base pay for the next year. There still will be years-of-service raises for those eligible, but no general […]

Honor Students

Jayson Lindsay and Elise Manahan, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati for the 2009-10 winter quarter.

Two Confirmed At St. James Lutheran