2011-09-14

New Pettisville School Move-In Goes Well



In spite of not having a working elevator, the move into the new Pettisville school building went well, said school district officials. “I think everyone involved did a great job,” said John King, school board president, during the Monday, Sept. 12, school board meeting. Michael Lane, high school principal, praised the teachers and students who worked hard to make the […]

Crime Stopper



Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve the theft of wheeled equipment in the 3000 block of Co. Rd. 1, rural Swanton. Stolen were a black tractor with 60-inch mower deck, a two-tone blue tractor, and a skid-steer loader with a bucket and backhoe. Value: about $20,000. Informants call 1-800-255- 1122. Calls are confidential and anonymous. Informants eligible for […]

AHS Girls Play In Doubles Tourney



The Archbold girls tennis team played in the Port Clinton Doubles Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 10. Two Blue Streak teams finished fourth and two placed fifth. 1. Erin Nafziger and Krista Leupp lost to Bellevue 2-6, 2-6. Nafziger and Leupp def. Tiffin 8-1. Nafziger and Leupp def. Lima Shawnee 9-8 (10-8). AHS placed fifth. 2. Kayla Belknap and Olivia Krieger def. […]

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Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary



LaRue and Lana (Cotter) Short are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 4, 1961, at the Evangelical Mennonite Church, Archbold, by the Rev. H.E. Bertsche. They have three children, Lindsey (Sheila) Short, Osseo, Mich.; Logan Short, Archbold; and Leigh (Joel) Boothman, Pioneer. They have two grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Their children and grandchildren will host a celebration […]

Maurice J Stuckey



Maurice J Stuckey, 83, of Fremont, Ind., and formerly of Wauseon, Archbold, and Pettisville, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Parkview North Hospice, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born to Dennis Stuckey and Herma Rupp, who raised him in the rural Pettisville area. He accepted Christ as his personal savior in his youth, becoming a member of the West Clinton […]

AHS Golfers Place Sixth At Panther Invite



The Archbold golf team placed sixth at the Panther Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 10, at Stryker. The host Panthers won the 15-team tournament with a team score of 296. Archbold finished with a score of 327. Individually for AHS, Olley Short, Dylan Reisser, and Stuart Wyse shot 80s. Zach Short shot an 87, and Kyle Bronson, a 93.

Small Boy, Big Steer



Harris, Hejduk To Wed Sept. 24



Stan and Melissa Harris, Fayette, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jannelle, Medina, to James Hejduk, Medina, son of James and Mary, Brunswick. The bride-elect is a 2003 Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in apparel merchandising from Bowling Green State University in 2007. She is a personal banker at Chase Bank, Brunswick. Her fianc√© […]

East Garden Incident Under Investigation



Archbold police officers are looking into an incident in which threats were made at East Gardens on the morning of Friday, Sept. 2. The APD report states offi- cers were called about 9 am, when several residents were gathered around an apartment. They reported between 8:30 and 9 am, another complex resident reportedly began yelling, threatening, and making obscene gestures.


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