Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Curt Jones, weather insurance. Humane Society Fulton County Humane Society, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., Fulton County Administration Building, second floor conference room, S. Fulton St., Wauseon.

PHS Dominates Swanton, Fayette

The Pettisville girls basketball team won both matchups last week against Fayette and Swanton, raising its record to 9-4, 5-1 in the Buckeye Border conference. The Birds hosted Swanton, Tuesday, Jan. 17, and handily defeated the Bulldogs 41- 19. Pettisville traveled to Fayette, Thursday, Jan. 19, and came home with a 60-37 victory. PHS 41, Swanton 19 “Our defensive pressure […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 13 2:12 pm: 911 hang-up, 200 block DeGroff Ave., all okay, phone trouble. 7:38 pm: Civil issue, 200 block LaChoy Dr. Jan. 14 1:12 pm: Report of suspicious activity, Archbold Pamida. Jan. 15 No reports. Jan. 16 8:25 am: Criminal damaging, reckless operation, North Pointe Park. 11:16 am: Vehicle damaged. Jan. 17 12:30 am: Truck parked in shipping lane, […]

Blue Streaks Nip Patriots In OT

Four quarters weren’t enough for longtime rivals Archbold and Patrick Henry, Friday, Jan. 20, in PH’s House of Heat, as the Patriots’ Kolby Seemann nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer, sending the game into overtime. Archbold outscored PH in the extra period for a 55- 52 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory. “This was a battle,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head […]

Virginia B. McRobbie

Virginia B. McRobbie, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice. She was born Jan. 16 1927, at Ruston, La., the daughter of James and Ida (Trussel) Burgess. She married John “J.J.” McRobbie on Feb. 14, 1964, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 2003. A […]

Smith Competes In Rock-N-Roll Classic Event

Kinsey Smith, an AHS junior, participated in the Brecksville Broadville Heights Rock-N-Roll Classic gymnastics event, Saturday, Jan. 21. Smith placed second in the floor exercise with a score of 9.525, an 8.8825 on the uneven parallel bars, an 8.5 on the balance beam, and an 8.65 on the vault. She placed sixth in the allaround with a score of 35.50.

Burton L. Finch

Burton L. Finch, age 73, of West Unity, died at 10:02 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Evergreen Manor, Montpelier, where he had been a resident for two weeks. Mr. Finch worked at Dinner Bell Foods in Archbold, for 34 years, until it closed. He was then employed by Sauder Manufacturing in Stryker, from where he retired. He enjoyed […]

NWOAL Bowling Tourney Feb. 11

The inaugural Northwest Ohio Athletic League Bowling Tournament will take place Saturday, Feb. 11, at Holiday Lanes, Defiance. Archbold, Bryan, Delta, Evergreen, Liberty Center, Patrick Henry, Swanton, and Wauseon will compete. Defiance and Tinora, members of the Northwest Ohio High School Bowling Conference, will also participate, but will not factor into the final NWOAL tournament standings. The tournament will consist […]

Fun While It Lasted

The 3 1/2 inches of snow that accumulated Thursday and Friday, Jan. 19-20, made the sledding hills in Archbold popular places, Saturday, Jan. 21. All photos were taken at Woodland Park. The snowfall made driving treacherous Friday afternoon and evening. A storm Sunday night, Jan. 22, dumped fourtenths of an inch of rain. The rain, combined with temperatures in 40s […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffi c offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Melanie J. Baun, rural Archbold, speeding, 45-35, Stryker St., Archbold, $37, $88. Eric A. Berical III, Delta, speeding, 48-35, St. Rt. 108, $37, $88. Nichole Marie Leyva, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic signal, […]

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