2011-06-08

State Champions!

AHS Girls 4x800 Relay Wins Div. III Title

The Archbold girls 4×800-meter relay team of Darian Oberlin, Kassidy Garrow, Tressa Parsley, and Trisha King won the Division III state title, Friday, June 3, in Columbus. The quartet finished more than two seconds faster than second-place Fort Laramie to capture the crown. Archbold ran the race in nine minutes, 31.02 seconds. Fort Laramie finished in 9:33.2. It is the […]

Western District Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Keith A. Baldwin, rural Swanton, overweight truck, US20A, $100, $88. Kevin D. Bidwell, Napoleon, speeding, 39-25, W. Leggett St., Wauseon, $37, $88. Vivian Cereghin, rural Defiance, speeding, 49-35, S. Fayette St., Fayette, […]

Pettisville School Board To Consider Furniture For New School Building



Pettisville School Board will meet at 7:30 am Friday, June 10, in the superintendent office to consider bids for loose furnishings for the district’s new school building. Steve Switzer, superintendent, said “loose furnishings” are items such as tables, desks, chairs, wastebaskets, and the like. The board had taken bids earlier, but only one was received. Because the school is being […]

World Trade Center Steel To Become Memorial At Fulton County Fairgrounds



The Wauseon Fire Department has been granted a piece of history, and is sharing it with Fulton County. Rick Sluder, WFD assistant chief, said the department was chosen to receive a piece of structural steel from the World Trade Center. The twin towers of the Trade Center were destroyed by a terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001. More than 2,700 […]

Two Sentenced



Two men were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, May 31. Sentenced were: William Duncan, 36, Toledo; convicted of theft; stole auto parts from a Delta company on Sept. 23, 2010; sentenced to 11 months in prison. John Ekleberry, 46, rural Delta, pled guilty to theft; on Jan. 12, stole metal-cutting equipment from a Wauseon business; sentenced to […]

Council Okays Contracts Featuring 2006 Prices



Archbold Village Council approved contracts with two companies that have agreed to provide service to the village at 2006 prices. The action came at the Monday, June 6, council meeting. The first contract approved was with Stuckey Brothers Contracting, LTD, rural Archbold. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the firm hauls away biosolids (in liquid form), then applies it to […]

Pettisville Art Teacher Tours Italy; Ready To Return



Joyce Nafziger, Pettisville school district art teacher, was standing in a plaza overlooking the city of Florence, Italy on Palm Sunday, April 17. Many scholars and historians say it was in this city that the Renaissance, the great revival in art, literature, and learning that began in the 14th century, had its origins. It was the period of time that […]

Archbold Police Log



May 30 2:26 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, subject pumped $20.01 worth of gas and left without paying. May 31 8:30 am: Traffic stop, verbal warning, loud music from vehicle. 5:52 pm: Dog running at large, 500 block W. Holland St., unable to locate. 10:51 pm: Welfare check, 200 block E. Williams St., subjects advised they are okay. June 1 […]

4-H News



The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its fifth meeting, Tuesday, May 17. The last date to do Quality Assurance was May 31. Anyone who did not get it done will not be able to show at the fair. The deadline to drop any projects not being taken to the fair was June 1. Junior Fair livestock entries for things like […]

Battle Against Mosquitoes Is Underway Locally



To you, it’s a puddle of stagnant water; to a mosquito, it’s a five-star resort with all the amenities. And with the heavy rain that has hit the area, there’s plenty of room at the inn for the tiny pests, which can be more than just annoying. Mosquitoes can carry diseases such as West Nile Virus. “Although cases of WNV […]


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