Honor Student

Katie Weber, PHS ‘09, daughter of Kurt and Kamie, was on the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at Adrian (Mich.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Christine Michael, Delta, plaintiff vs Bruce Michael, Delta, defendant. Domestic violence. Vicente Cervantes, Jr., Archibald, plaintiff vs. April Cervantes, Archbold, defendant. Divorce. Ronald Donnelly, Wauseon, and Jill Donnelly, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Christina Groh, Butler, Ind. vs Joshua Brown, obligor. UIFSA. Fifth Third Mortgage, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Becky Albus, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Brenda […]


Katrina Gobrogge, a junior at Hope College, Holland, Mich., received All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association honors for the 2011 women’s track and field season. A 2008 Archbold High School graduate, she is the daughter of Neal and Beth. She is a three-year letterwinner in the sport. Katrina was the MIAA champion in the 800-meter run, which she ran in two minutes, […]

Commission Approves Payments To Farmers

The Ohio Agricultural Commodities Advisory Council has approved payment of 75 claims to farmers resulting from problems at Archbold Elevator. The claims total about $3 million. The elevator’s grain-handling license was suspended on April 11 after Ohio Department of Agriculture inspectors determined the companies liabilities signifi- cantly exceeded assets. Farmers & Merchants State Bank filed a lawsuit against the elevator, […]

Pettisville Teachers Take Second Freeze In Base Pay

Pettisville school district teachers will receive no raise in base pay, but will get a one-time $500 bonus under a new contract approved last night. The Pettisville School board approved a new threeyear contract with the Pettisville Teachers Association. The pact includes no change in base pay, starting salary or benefits over the three-year life of the agreement, but does […]

Shuffleboard winners

Dale Gautsche, left, and Robert Grieser, took first and second in a shuffleboard tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven. Others who played were Tim Nofziger, Chris Gillen and Diane Drewes.– courtesy photo  

Pettisville Wind Turbine Evolving

The Pettisville school district $1.7 million wind turbine project is “evolving,” Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said Tuesday morning. If the wind turbine isn’t fi- nancially viable, Switzer said the school board is prepared to abandon the project. Earlier, it appeared the turbine project was in jeopardy for a number of reasons, including: The wind turbine company that submitted the lowest […]

9-11 Memorial Comes To Fairgrounds

Ten years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, the New York City World Trade Center Towers came crashing down with a horrendous roar and a choking cloud of dust that enveloped the earth. It fell victim to a madman, who perverted one of the world’s great religions. That same day, there was an attack on the Pentagon and a plane crash […]

Robert G. “Bob” Meller

Robert G. "Bob" Meller, age 86, of Archbold, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Fulton County Health Center. Prior to his retirement he had worked for the City of Wauseon at the Water Department from 1968-1991. Robert was born in Franklin Twp., Fulton County, Ohio, on Feb. 2, 1925, the son of the late Ray […]

Archbold Police Log

June 3 1:35 pm: Damage to lawn, 200 block Lafayette St. 4:58 pm: Loose dog, 300 block Meadow Lane, returned to owner. 5:06 pm: Citation to Pamela Sauder, 45, Archbold, for speeding, 600 block E. Lutz Rd. 5:22 pm: Citation to Jeffrey Wyse, 45, Archbold, seat belt, 700 block E. Lutz Rd.; verbal warning for speeding. 5:28 pm: Citation to […]

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