Yoder Advances To District Swim Meet

Meggie Yoder, an Archbold High School swimmer, competed at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Northwest District Division II sectional swimming and diving meet at Napoleon High School, Friday-Saturday, Feb. 11-12. Yoder trains with the Napoleon High School team. A freshman, she placed third in the 500-yard freestyle and sixth in the 200 freestyle. She advances to district competition, Saturday, […]

Pep Bands Play For Fans

Radiothon Expected To Pass $27,800 Goal

Rich Batdorf, Fulton County Heart Radiothon treasurer and board member, said Tuesday morning, Feb. 15, that based on his last calculation, the annual fund-raiser was $21.80 short of its 2011 goal of $27,800. Batdorf said he expects the fund drive to surpass the goal, because he had not received results from the Fairlawn Haven Heart Carnival, which contributes its proceeds. […]

Shuffleboard Tournament Winners

PHS Freshmen Beat Hilltop

The Pettisville freshman boys basketball team upped its record to 10-6, 9-1 in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 53-43 league victory over Hilltop, Thursday, Feb. 10. Dominic Frey led the Birds with 15 points. Also in double figures was Troy King, with 10.

Seven Have Perfect Scores At Science Fair

Seven Pettisville students received perfect scores from the judges, and 20 more earned superior ratings at the Pettisville Local Science Fair, Saturday, Feb. 12, in the junior high gymnasium. Out of 101 projects, 17 Pettisville high school students and 10 Pettisville junior high students received superiors. In addition to Pettisville students, the fair included 10 projects from Anthony Wayne High […]

Commissioners Object To Selling, Leasing Turnpike

John Kasich, Ohio governor, is looking at privatizing the Ohio Turnpike as a way to generate cash for state government. Speaking to the Ohio Newspaper Association in Columbus, Thursday, Feb. 10, Kasich said, “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if I could take another country in Ohio called the turnpike, if I could privatize it (sell or lease it to a private […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 6 6:57 pm: Yelling in hallway, East Gardens, advised subject to keep it down. 9:48 pm: Loud music, East Gardens, advised to turn it down. Feb. 7 8:50 am: Vehicle stuck in drive, partially on roadway, 200 block Church St., vehicle moved. Feb. 8 11:23 am: Truck hit bollard, N. Defiance and Stryker streets. 3:11 pm: Traffic stop, no […]


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Wauseon capped a 16-1 season by nipping Archbold 39-38, Saturday, Feb. 12, in the championship game of the junior high tournament at Montpelier. The Streaks, who finished 15-2, gave the Indians their only loss early in the regular season. Luke Fisher was the only Blue Streak in double figures with 10 points, as turnovers and […]

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