Official Vote Count Held

Melanie Gilders, deputy director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said the official count of the March 6 primary election ballots was held Friday, March 23. Only one result, that of the local option for Sunday sales of liquor at the Wauseon Wal- Mart, changed, from passing by one vote to failing by one vote. A recount of those […]

Woman Reports Dog Bite

Alexander Alencastro, 29, Fox Chase, received citations for failure to register a dog and allowing a dog to run at large after the dog allegedly bit a woman. Kami Pierce, no age or address available, told officers on Tuesday, March 27, that Alencastro’s dog, a two-yearold pug, bit her on the back of the right leg. The police report notes […]

Signs Letter Of Intent

Chandler Tuckerman, a senior at Archbold High School, has signed a letter of intent to play football at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill. He is the son of Barry and Jodi.

Special Assessments End For Some North Pointe Homeowners

Homeowners whose houses are in the first phase of the North Pointe subdivision, North Pointe Drive, have reason to celebrate, as their special assessments have been paid off. Archbold village council wrapped up issues related to the special assessments during its Monday, April 2 meeting. When construction on the subdivision project started in 1989, the Village of Archbold agreed to […]

Public Meetings

Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, April 9, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 5, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, April 9, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and […]


Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, daughter of Roel and Dana, was named the Defensive Player of the Year on the women’s basketball team at Owens Community College, Toledo. It is Galvan’s second consecutive Defensive Player of the Year award. She blocked 132 shots this season and broke the singleseason record, and finished with 234 career blocks. The Express finished 25- 6, […]

4-H News

The CountrySide Clovers 4-H Club met, Tuesday, March 27. The sheep and hog groups brought snacks. Enrollment cards and payments were collected. Elected were Taylor Dickman, president; Nathaniel Ballmer, vice president; Brynn Ballmer, secretary; and Peyton Dickman, reporter. The next meeting is Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira. Demonstrations start. Unpaid fees must be collected. […]

Keep EMS Talks Open To Public

After nary a word for weeks about the March meeting to review the county Emergency Medical Service system, Fulton County Commissioners discussed it at their Monday, March 26 meeting. Buried in the minutes is a statement that should concern everyone. Perry Rupp, the commissioner who first proposed a meeting to review EMS, stated: “The meeting needs to take place in […]


Pettisville Track Saturday, March 31 Girls Liberty Center 86, Pettisville 32 Shot put: 3. Fernanda Hernandez 20-7 1/2. Long jump: 3. Kaylin Segrist 9-9 1/2. High jump: 2. Amber Klopfenstein 4-2. Pole vault: 2. Morgen Sauder 5-0. 100: 1. Klopfenstein 14.0. 1600: 2. Alexa Leppelmeier 6:02. 4×100: 2. Pettisville (Rebekah Steele, Laura Gerken, Segrist, Krystine Davis) 1:04.3. 400: 1. Becky […]

Archbold Police Log

March 23 9:32 am: Theft of license plates, S. Defiance St. 10:13 am: Found license plate, 100 block N. Defiance St. 10:15 am: Found license plates, Circle K. 2:20 pm: Dog running at large, 100 block Jane Ct., unable to locate. 11:59 pm: Suspicious person in vehicle, 100 block Woodland Dr. March 24 5:15 pm: Found dog, Monterey Ct., released […]