Blackbird Baseball Evens BBC Record

The Pettisville baseball team picked up a pair of Buckeye Border Conference wins last week to even its league record at 3-3. The Birds also suffered a BBC loss to North Central and stand 4-9 overall. NC 4, PHS 3 The Birds traveled to Pioneer, Tuesday, April 26 to face the Eagles. PHS took an early 3-0 lead in the […]

Three Injury Crashes On April 25

Three auto crashes involving injuries, one in Archbold, one in Henry County, and one on the Ohio Turnpike, occurred on Monday afternoon, April 25, reports indicate. The first occurred on South Defiance Street, about 663 feet south of Short-Buehrer Road at 3:22 pm. A car, driven by Kathryn A. Cavanaugh, 57, Montpelier, with passenger Kyle Castillo, 19, same address, was […]

FFA News

Eight new Pettisville FFA officers attended officer training at Bowling Green High School, Tuesday, April 12. The night included offi- cer workshops, the district banquet dinner, and a district awards ceremony. The workshops were set up to train new officers and give them an overview of the offi- cer positions. They were run by Ohio State FFA college students and […]

PHS Girls Fifth At Bryan Invitational

The Pettisville girls track team finished fifth at the Golden Bear Invitational at Bryan, Saturday, April 30 The Blackbirds scored 43 points. Celina won with 144. The Bulldogs also won the boys meet, scoring 141 points. Pettisville finished eighth. Girls Celina 144, Defiance 129, Napoleon 89, Ottawa-Glandorf 70.5, Pettisville 43, Bryan 40.5, Fairview 11 400-meter dash: 1. Murray (D), one […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Michael DeVries, Archbold, plaintiff vs Rhonda Causey, Corbin, N.Y., obligor. UIFSA. Katrina Vanderveer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Shawn Vanderveer, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Mary Garrow-Cousino, Fayette, plaintiff vs Kent Cousino, Fayette, defendant. Divorce. Lory Nagel, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Greg Nagel, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Riverwalk Holdings, Columbus, plaintiff vs Vickie Houck, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Riverwalk Holdings, Columbus, plaintiff vs […]

Justice Comes For Osama Bin Laden

On the first day of May, Justice came for Osama bin Laden. Just as the 3,000 citizens of many nations had no warning when they died in the World Trade Center attacks, ordered by bin Laden, bin Laden had no warning when Justice, born on the rotor blades of American helicopters, arrived for him. Unlike those who died in the […]

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Archbold EMS Log

April 21 2:26 pm: Archbold Medical Group, rescue, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 3:25 pm: Auto accident, 600 block Lafayette St., transported one to FCHC; three refused treatment. April 23 11:47 pm: Rich Ford, injury, transported to FCHC. April 24 5:30 am: 400 block Park St., medical, transported to FCHC. 12:51 am: Miller Ave., medical, transported to FCHC. April […]

Mother’s Day

Originally declared a national holiday in 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, Mother’s Day will be celebrated for the 97th time, Sunday, May 8. Brief research shows there were several attempts to create a Mother’s Day in the late 19th century, but it was Anna Jarvis of Grafton, W. Va., who accomplished her own mother’s dream of a celebration for all […]

CIC To Promote Ruralogic Job Opportunities

The Archbold Community Improvement Corporation, which deals with economic development in the village, will spend up to $4,000 to promote job opportunities with Ruralogic, an information technology company. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, gave Archbold Village Council that information at its Monday, May 2 meeting. Wyse was reporting on an April 25 meeting of the village economic development committee. Wyse said […]

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