Levy Renewal Topic At School Board

The renewal of a five-year, $1.1-million emergency operating levy was studied at the Archbold School Board meeting, Monday, Feb. 21. District voters will be asked to approve the renewal during the May 3 primary election. David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told board members meetings have been held with the district staff, and a presentation about the levy was […]

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities special meeting, Tuesday, March 1, 5:30 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Subject: discuss possible alternate locations for adult services provision. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Trustees German Township […]

Streaks Win NWOAL Outright

Archbold successfully defended its Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball title at Liberty Center, Friday, Feb. 18, dropping the Tigers 47-41. It is Archbold’s 15thstraight NWOAL win and 22nd league championship. The Streaks, who raised their record to 18-1, 8-0 NWOAL, have won the outright title 15 times and shared the title seven times. Liberty Center dropped to 5-13, 2-6 […]

Wind Turbine Moving Forward

The Archbold Area School District has contacted federal legislators in an effort to move forward on the district wind turbine project. Speaking to the school board at its Monday, Feb. 21, meeting, David Deskins, district superintendent, said district officials contacted Sherrod Brown, U.S. senator, (D-Avon), Robert Portman, U.S. senator (R-Cincinnati), and Bob Latta, U.S. representative (R-Bowling Green) for help in […]

2011 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Nelles H. Roth

Nelles H. Roth, age 90 years, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday afternoon, Feb. 17, 2011, at the CHP Defi ance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Toledo, the son of Henry and Inez (Roth) Roth. He married Pearl Ruger on July 6, 1947, and she preceded him in death on April 6, 2005. A lifelong […]


Archbold 8th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold def. Liberty Center 37-6, Monday, Jan. 24. Leading scorers: Hannah Hesterman, 9 points; Cassidy Williams, 7. Delta def. Archbold 54-52 OT, Thursday, Jan. 27. Leading scorers: Hesterman, 26; Williams, 13. Archbold def. Evergreen 33-25, Thursday, Feb. 3. Leading scorers: Hesterman, 10; Winter Fricke, 8. NWOAL Tournament: Archbold def. Patrick Henry 34-9, Saturday, Feb. 5. […]

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Spend $10 Million To Upgrade Rd. 24?

The cost to upgrade Co. Rd. 24 to state highway standards could be $8 million to $10 million, Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, said Monday. Initial estimates for upgrading the Fulton County portion of Co. Rd. 24 were $5.2 million. That would upgrade the county road from the Ohio Turnpike interchange on the north to the Fulton-Henry county line to […]

Donna Sauder Gnagey

Donna Mae Sauder Gnagey, 80, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at her home at Fairlawn Retirement Community in Archbold. Donna’s husband of 58 years, Allen D. Gnagey, preceded her in death just three weeks previously. She is survived by four children: Keith Gnagey and wife Linda, Harrisonburg, Va.; Faith Rupp and husband Neil, Pettisville; Brenda Aeschliman and husband Max, […]