Slightly Haunted Hayride, Events For Kids Planned

Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said plans are set for the Slightly Haunted Hayride and Scarecrow Festival, Sunday, Oct 31, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Sunday, Oct. 31 is officially Halloween. Trick-or-Treat in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners occurs the preceding night. Kidder said tractors will pull hay-filled wagons through the woods in Woodland Park, past Halloweenthemed scenes […]

Plank Serves With Service Adventure

Brian Plank, a 2010 Pettisville High School graduate, began a one-year service term with the Service Adventure program in August 2010. Plank lives in a community with other young adults in a unit house in Anchorage, Alaska. He is the son of Sheryl and Floyd, Wauseon. In the program, young adults, age 17-20, live in a household community with a […]

Train Hits Auto Stuck On Tracks

A car was struck by a train about 4:11 am, Sunday, Sept. 26 at the Co. Rd. D slant crossing, after the auto became stuck on the tracks. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report on the incident states Daniel Fdveld, Toledo, was driving a compact car west on Co. Rd D, when the vehicle failed to negotiate the curves at […]

AHS Boys Soccer Loses One, Ties One

The Archbold boys varsity soccer team lost 4-0 to Division I Maumee, Thursday, Oct. 7. The visiting Panthers chalked up two goals by Nate Seeman in the first half and two by Eddie Perrit in the second half to improve to 4- 8-2 on the season. “The boys played hard, but we made a few critical mistakes that really hurt […]

Pettisville School Board Postpones Meeting

The Pettisville Local School Board postponed its October meeting, said Steve Switzer, district superintendent. “We did not have a lot of business,” he said. The meeting will be rescheduled sometime within the next two weeks, definitely before the end of October, he said. By that time, the district five-year financial forecast should be ready for board members, and there could […]

Earns Degree

Brittany Sevey, Archbold, earned a Master of Science degree on Aug. 20 from Miami University, Oxford. A 2005 AHS graduate, she is the daughter of Keith and Cristie. —— Money can’t buy you happiness. But it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.– Spike Milligan

Election For Fair Board Directors

The annual election for Fulton County Fair Board directors is Saturday, Nov. 13, 2-6 p.m., in the Junior Fair building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, St. Rt. 108 north of Wauseon. Directors whose terms expire this year are David Ayers, Dover Township; Jeffrey Martin, Gorham Township; Ronald Rice, German Township; John Vershum, Amboy Township; and Thomas Franks, member-at-large. Any member […]

AHS Volleyball Ups Record To 15-6

The Archbold volleyball team recorded three wins and one loss last week to raise their record to 15-6, 6-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Streaks hosted Swanton, Tuesday, Oct. 5, and won the NWOAL match in three games, 25-11, 25-7, 25-14. Archbold hosted Montpelier for another league match, Thursday, Oct. 7, and derailed the Locos 25- 12, 25-8, […]

More People Signing Up For Public Assistance

Ken Caldwell, director of the Fulton County Department of Job and Family Services, sees a glimmer of hope in the midst of depressing statistics. While the numbers of people applying for public assistance of one form or another (Medicaid, food assistance, cash assistance) are at all-time high levels, the percentage of increase each month is down. “At one time, we […]

FFA News

Rebekah Meller, PHS ‘09, was recently named a national finalist in the Agriscience Student Scholarship and Recognition Program by the National FFA organization. Meller, a member of the Pettisville FFA chapter and the daughter of Gene, Jr. and Donna, will receive a $1,000 scholarship and compete for national honors at the 83rd National FFA Convention, Oct. 20-23, in Indianapolis, Ind. […]