Kindergarten Registration Dates Announced

Archbold and Pettisville school districts have announced kindergarten registration dates for the 2012-13 school year. Both will register students who turn five years old by Aug. 1. Archbold registration is Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 9 am-5 pm and Thursday, March 8, 9 am to 3 pm. Parents who cannot visit those times should call to make alternative arrangements. Those […]

No Injuries After Car Overturns

Mick Nofziger, 39, rural Wauseon, was cited for operating a vehicle without reasonable control following an accident, Saturday, Feb. 11, at 9:10 pm on Co. Rd. D. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states Nofziger was driving a car east on the county road, with passenger Morgan Nofziger, 13, same address. The car went out of control, went off the […]

Gerken, Tuckerman Receive Football Awards

Archbold’s TJ Gerken and Chandler Tuckerman have been chosen to receive scholar athlete awards from the Toledo Wister Chapter of the National Football Foundation. They are two of 30 senior football players from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan to receive the awards. The scholar-athlete awards are presented annually by the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. The Toledo chapter […]


Cowell, Ripke Win Individual Titles; Coffey, Jaramillo Finish Second

Archbold won the Division III district wrestling tournament at Owens Community College, Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25. The Streaks finished with 115 points. Delta was second with 96, while Elmwood took third with 95. Jordan Cowell (152 lbs.) and Austin Ripke (160 lbs.) both won individual championships, while Drew Coffey (106 lbs.) and Travis Jaramillo (195 lbs.) each […]

4-H News

The first meeting of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club is Monday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park. New members are welcome to attend. —– The first meeting of the Countryside Clovers 4-H Club is Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira.

Harassment, Juvenile Issues Reported

Nicole R. Ohlinger, 28, 1111 South Defiance Street, told police she had received an electronic mail message from a person who had been told not to have contact with her. Ohlinger filed the report on Friday, Feb. 10. Police are investigating. ––– Erin Kristoff, 37, 305 South Defiance Street, told officers on Thursday, Feb. 16, that her 10-year-old daughter was […]

JV Girls Fall To OG Titans

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team hosted Ottawa-Glandorf, Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Streaks had a hard time overcoming the OG press and lost 34-15. Winter Fricke scored five points. Krista Leupp added three. Cayla Walker had six rebounds and two steals. Archbold finished the season with an 11-8 record.

Pettisville Girls Win Div. IV Sectional Title

Pettisville 44, Ottawa Hills 38 OT

Pettisville outscored Ottawa Hills 6-2 in overtime for a 44-38 win and a Division IV sectional girls basketball title at Wauseon, Friday, Feb. 25. The Green Bears finished the season with a 19-3 record. The Birds (15-6) play Edgerton in a district semifinal at Archbold, Thursday, March 1, 6:15 p.m. Stryker won the other sectional title at Wauseon, defeating Hilltop 45-26. The Panthers […]

Honor Student

Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09, son of Stephen and Laura, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 term at Siena Heights University, Adrian, Mich. During the fall term Andrew also completed an internship in the office of Tim Walberg (R-Tipton) of the 7th Congressional District in Michigan. The internship award included a scholarship stipend and academic credit.

Apartment Vandalized

Alex C. Carrol, 20, 402 Stamm St., Apt. 7, told police the front door of his apartment had been kicked in, Friday, Feb. 10. Carrol left the apartment about 5 pm that day. When he returned about 9:35 pm, he discovered the damage. A check of the apartment revealed nothing missing. Damage: $150.

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