Pettisville Enrollment Down 8.7% For 2010-11

The number of students attending Pettisville Local Schools is down 8.7%, to 503 students, for the 2010-11 school year. That’s a drop of 48 compared to 2009-10, when 551 youngsters were Blackbirds. Steve Switzer, district superintendent said, the enrollment numbers are early, preliminary numbers based on an unofficial count. The first official count won’t be until October. The drop in […]

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 22 6:54 pm: Bat in home, 500 block Jackson St., assisted homeowner. 9:30 pm: Unwanted person, Holland Court apartments, advised subject to stay away. Aug. 23 2:20 pm: A minivan, owned by Brad Dominique, Archbold, was parked in a village lot on W. Williams St., near the Scout Cabin. An unknown vehicle struck the minivan. 4:25 pm: Citation to […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 19: Tera & Kirk Sausser, Wauseon, girl. Aug. 26: April & Brendan Toone, Archbold, girl; Kylie & Cory Rufenacht, Archbold, girl. A daughter, Peyton Marie, was born Aug. 9, 2010, at Toledo Hospital to Eric and Ami Richer, Delta. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Lou and […]

Little League Team Wins Tourney

Four Named To Ag Hall Of Fame

Four Fulton County men, including James (Jim) Rufenacht, have been named to the Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2010. Rufenacht, of German Township, raises livestock and grows grain in a family partnership. He also is a co-owner of Pettisville Grain Co. An innovator with a passion for agriculture, he has the desire to be a good steward of […]

Auto, Truck Collide Aug. 13

A car and truck collided at the intersection of US20A and Co. Rd. 24 about 6:06 am, Friday, Aug. 13, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. A car, driven by Douglas L. Tuckerman, 48, Angola, Ind., was traveling south on Co. Rd. 24, and was at the intersection. A westbound truck, driven by Matthew A. Lowry, 35, Williamsport, owned […]

Ladies Bible Study

The non-denominational Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins, Tuesday, Sept 21, 9:30 a.m. The study is on Men of the Bible.

Archbold Hospital ER To Close Sept. 10

The emergency room at Archbold Hospital is tentatively set to close Friday, Sept. 10, at 8 am. The hospital will stop accepting patients to stay at the hospital for more than 23 hours at 8 am, Tuesday, Sept. 7. The inpatient nursing units will be closed when the last inpatient is discharged. The information is from a memo to all […]

Chiropractic Office Opens

Lana (Nofziger) Johnson and her husband, Spencer, recently opened Back & Body Chiropractic, 301B Stryker Street, Archbold, in the lower level of the Lee A. Short architecture building. Both are graduates of Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Minneapolis, Minn. After two years of practicing there, they moved to Lana’s hometown of Archbold.

Six Sentenced

James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, recently handed down sentences against six persons: •Luis Garza, 32, Wauseon; pled guilt to possession of cocaine; was in possession of cocaine during a May 27 traffic stop; sentenced to 10 months in prison; to report to Fulton County Sheriff Department Aug. 30 to begin sentence. •Ed Hart, 51, Fayette; pled guilty […]

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