2012-01-11

New Pettisville School $2 Million Under Budget



As it nears final completion, the new Pettisville school building project is a little more than $2 million under budget. Steve Switzer, district superintendent, gave the information to the Pettisville School Board during its Monday, Jan. 9 meeting. The Ohio School Facilities Commission provided most of the funding to pay for the construction of the new school. The district share […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Aleshia Barricklow, Convoy, defendant. Foreclosure. Karen Shelt, Toledo, plaintiff vs Stephanie Lovejoy, West Unity, defendant. Other civil. Fortis Capital Anaheim, Calif., plaintiff vs Jon Osborne, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Melissa Vielma, Wauseon and Sunny Vielma, Archbold, defendant. Dissolution. Travis McCleod, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Susana McLeod, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. BeckyCoopshaw,Wauseon, […]

Pettisville Boys Beat Hilltop 54-40



The Pettisville boys basketball team finished a fourgame road trip with a 54-40 Buckeye Border Conference victory at Hilltop, Thursday, Jan. 5. The Birds (3-4, 3-0 BBC) started the game with a 6- 0 run on baskets by Aaron Bruner, David Reyes, and Aaron King. With Pettisville leading 10-6, Hilltop’s Tyler Harris hit his first of two threepointers to pull […]

2012-01-11 E-Edition

Archbold, Pettisville Wind Turbines Face More Costs, Delays



Industrial-scale electricity generating wind turbines for the Archbold and Pettisville school districts continue to face a delay; and now, there’s an additional cost issue involved. Steve Switzer, superintendent of the Pettisville School District, told members of the district school board the project has run into some plan changes that could mean an additional $20,000 to $22,000 in costs. Switzer presented […]

Semi Hits Post



Amahn Eswan Harris, 29, Indianapolis, Ind., driver and owner of a semi, received a citation for failure to drive in marked lanes in downtown Archbold about 12:51 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 4. The Archbold police report states Harris was driving the semi south on North Defi ance Street, and attempted to turn right onto Stryker Street. The semi turned too sharply, […]

Smith Wins Sylvania Gymnastics Invite



After taking a year off from gymnastics, Kinsey Smith, an Archbold junior, shook off some of the rust and started where she left off two years ago as a freshman. Participating in the Sylvania Southview High School Gymnastics Invitational, Friday, Jan. 6, Smith finished first in the all-around with a score of 35.995 points. She placed first in the uneven […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Orval Grieser, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; prayer of sending: Jesse and Cindy Kahler, Africa; offertory, “Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us,” Phil Hoverman. Message, “Effective and Productive,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude, Sara Kinsman and worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection […]

Three Thefts Reported



Three reports of theft were filed with Archbold police recently. Sandra Ryan, 39, East Gardens, told police on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, that a cell phone and digital video player were stolen from her residence. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 5 pm that day. Valued at $125. ––– Derek Humbert, 37, current address unknown, reported on Friday, Dec. […]

Blue Streak JV Boys Up Record To 10-0



The Archbold junior varsity boys basketball team won three lopsided contests to raise its record to 10-0. Archbold defeated Continental 52-12, Montpelier 56-17, and Fairview 62- 20. Each was keyed by huge first-quarter margins. Archbold jumped out to a 26-7 halftime lead and coasted to the win over the Pirates, Tuesday, Jan. 3. Balanced scoring and stingy defense were featured […]


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