Edon Defeats Pettisville In District Semifinal

Pettisville won the first two battles with Edon this year, but the Blue Bombers got revenge in the Division IV district volleyball semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Paulding. Edon defeated the Blackbirds 26-24, 25-22, 17-25, 25-23, to advance to the district championship, Saturday, Oct. 30. The Bombers will play Toledo Christian, who defeated Antwerp in the nightcap 23-25, 27-29, 25-21, 25-20, […]

Melvin F. Lange

Melvin F. Lange, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Oct. 25, 2010, at the Defi ance Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. He was born March 22, 1925, near Okolona, to Alvin and Marie Lange. He married Ruth Marilyn Drewes on June 14, 1953. In 1954, Melvin started Lange’s Bakery in Archbold, where he was known for his German Coffee Cake. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Larry Gault, Wauseon, and Crystal Gault, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Ashley Branson, Archbold, plaintiff vs Carl Branson, Whitehouse, defendant. Divorce. Steven Forrest, Delta, and Lisetta Forrest, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Tina Ferris, Wauseon, vs Todd Briner, Macon, Ga., obligor. UIFSA. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Tammi Beltran vs Jeremy Espinoza, Archbold, obligor. UIFSA. State […]

BBC Names Fall Scholar Athletes

Buckeye Border Conference has named 2010 fall scholar athletes from member schools. Students must be a junior or senior with a 3.25 accumulative grade point average. Students from Pettisville: Kayla King, Heidi Waidelich, Lexie King, Tanner Hostetler, Aaron Bruner, Logan Beck, cross country; Tessa Yoder, Stephanie Yoder, Taylor Kruse, Lauren Frey, Adrian Bruner, Laura Rupp, volleyball; Adrienne Schmucker, Josh Klopfenstein, […]

Lafayette Street Extension Project Ready For Bids

Archbold Village Council took a big step toward a project that many have dreamed about for years, authorizing village officials to seek bids for the Lafayette Street extension. The project will connect Lafayette Street’s west end, near the Archbold Evangelical Church, west to Co. Rd. 24. The anticipated price of the project is $1.4 million, but that is offset somewhat […]

Wind Does Damage Tuesday

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Zoe. K Benedict, Bryan, speeding, 73-55, Co. Rd. G, $47, $88. Janice F. Bostelman, Wauseon, improper lane change, N. Shoop Ave, Wauseon, $102, $88. Renee Findling, rural Liberty Center, failed to […]

AHS Boys Soccer Falls In Sectional Semifinal

The Archbold boys soccer team lost to undefeated and top-seeded Kalida, 5-0, Monday, Oct. 18 in a Division III sectional semifinal at Kalida. Kalida went on to claim the sectional championship with a 4-0 win over Continental, Thursday, Oct. 21, improving to 15-0-3 on the season. The Wildcats built a 4-0 halftime lead on the Streaks, including a hat trick […]

Rebekah Meller Is National FFA Agriscience Student Of The Year

Rebekah Meller, a 2009 Pettisville High School graduate, was named the winner of the 2010 FFA Agriscience Student of the Year award, during the 83rd national FFA convention, Oct. 20-23, in Indianapolis, Ind. The daughter of Donna and Gene Meller, Jr., rural Pettisville, she was one of eight national finalists for the award. The award was announced Saturday, Oct. 23, […]

Three Men Sentenced

Three men were recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: • Carl Smith, 32, Wauseon; previously found guilty of robbery; on Sept. 11, 2007, in attempting or committing a theft offense, he used or threatened the immediate use of force against a Wauseon man; sentenced to four years in prison; three years post-release control. •Robert E. Wilson, 47, Wauseon; […]