Fish Stocking Okayed By Council

Those who enjoy fishing in Archbold reservoirs will be pleased to learn the two bodies of water will continue to be stocked with fish for another 10 years. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said council approved an agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources at the Monday, Dec. 20, council meeting. Under the agreement, ODNR will continue stocking the […]

Grand Jury Indicts Two Archbold Citizens

Two Archbold residents were among 19 indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Dec. 20. Jeremy W. Szczepanski, 24, was indicted on two counts of theft, and one count of misuse of credit cards. A press release from Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, states on or about Saturday, Dec. 4 to Sunday, Dec. 5, he allegedly stole […]

AHS JV Girls Fall To BG

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team traveled to Bowling Green, Monday, Dec. 20. The Streaks trailed 12- 9 after one quarter but BG widened the gap to 22-14 at halftime. Turnovers doomed the Streaks (5-5) as they lost 46-35. Darian Oberlin led the way with 14 points and four rebounds. Kassidy Garrow had eight rebounds.

Couple To Wed New Year’s Eve

Dean and Kathy Genter, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Aimee Sue, to Shawn Thomas Langenderfer, son of Thomas and Jo Ann, Metamora. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Pettisville High School and a 2008 graduate of Hillsdale (Mich.) College with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She is pursuing a Master of Science degree in nursing […]

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 Richard A. Chickering, Napoleon, speeding, 54-35, Stryker St., $47, $88. Stephen C. Ducat, Wauseon, failure to control, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $88. Sherry D. Larue, Wauseon, failed to maintain assured […]


Archbold & Pettisville 8th Grade Boys Basketball The 2010 portion of the Archbold eighth grade boys basketball season ended with the Streaks going 4-0. Archbold got 18 points from Brandon Goering and 10 from Levi Wyse to down Pettisville 40-20, Tuesday, Dec. 21. Grant Rupp, Matt Sevey, Gavin Morton, and Jackson Waidelich rounded out the scoring for Archbold. Dustin Lucas […]

Dinius Promoted

Ruth Dinius, Archbold, has been promoted to assistant vice president at Farmers & Merchants State Bank.

Teen Drinking Target Of Grant Money

Fulton County’s program to curb the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages will continue in 2011, with $2,500 in grant funding from the State of Ohio. The money will go to the county’s ongoing “Parents Who Host, Lose The Most campaign,” aimed at curbing parties where adults provide alcohol to teens. Those behind the campaign say their efforts have been successful. […]

United Way Nears Goal

Gina Saaf, executive director of the Fulton County United Way, said the 2010 fund-raising campaign is nearing its $305,000 goal. The campaign will conclude this week, she said. It’s been the best fund drive in four years, easily topping the 2009 collection of $243,000, she said. A total of 26 agencies and organizations receive funds from the Fulton County United […]

Earn Degrees

Northwest State Community College, Archbold, recently held receptions for 40 nursing graduates who are going on to take licensure exams. Fulton County residents receiving Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degrees were Trisha D. Borton, Kristin M. D’Esposito, Alicia K. Unverferth, and Abbey L. Whitney. Fulton County residents receiving Practical Nursing Certificates were Heather R. Boucher, Jaimee L. Carden, and […]

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