2012-04-11

Virginia Ruth Sharp



Virginia Ruth Sharp, 89, of Liberty Center, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Country View Haven.  Virginia was born on Aug. 30, 1922, to the late Fred and Alice (McKee) Weirich.  She is also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Lawrence Sharp, whom she married Nov. 30, 1940; brother, Hugh Weirich; and sisters, Mildred Harrison, Edna […]

Joshua W. Stanford



Joshua W. Stanford, age 17, of Archbold, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, the result of injuries sustained from an accident. Josh was a junior at Archbold High School and also studied at Four County Career Center in Powersports. He had been a member of the Archbold FFA. He enjoyed working on ATVs, working on the farm and spending time with […]

Pettisville Softball Wins Two, Loses One



The Pettisville softball team won two games before falling to North Central last week. The Birds hosted Edon, Monday, April 2, and defeated the Blue Bombers 7-2 in their first Buckeye Border Conference contest of the season. The Blackbirds traveled to Swanton, Tuesday, April 3, and broke a tie at 1 by scoring six runs in the seventh inning for […]

‘Spring’ Into A Relaxing Summer With Easy Spring Cleaning Tips



Spring is here, which means one thing: it’s time to get your home in tip-top shape. By completing a few easy tasks, you can spend more time soaking up the sun and less time on interior projects. Here are five ways to spruce up your home this spring to prepare for a relaxing summer and give your home that “spring […]

Two Archbold Boys Killed In Separate Auto Accidents

Local Ministerial Association Supports School In Wake Of Two Student Deaths

Two 17-year-old Archbold boys were killed in separate automobile-related accidents last week. Joshua W. Stanford died after he was struck by a car on Co. Rd. F east of St. Rt. 66, Wednesday, April 4, at about 8:45 pm. Almost 48 hours later, at about 7:38 pm, Friday, April 6, Anthony W. McCoy, Jr., died as a result of injuries […]

Police Charge Three Men In Rash Of Thefts



Archbold police have charged three Archbold men, ages 21-23, in connection with a rash of thefts in March. Charged were •Jeremy L. Litchfield, 23, four counts of theft and a single count of criminal damaging. •Joseph Soto, 22, three counts of theft. •Ian Dennis Geesey, 21, one count of theft. Litchfield is charged in connection with theft of radio equipment […]

Pettisville Track Wins Quad Meet At N. Central



Pettisville traveled to North Central for a quad track meet with Fayette, Edon, and the Eagles, Tuesday, April 3. PHS scored 100 points to win the boys meet, while the Blackbird girls also won, totaling 106.5 points. Boys Pettisville 100, Edon 78, Fayette 53, North Central 25 Discus: 1. Boesger (F) 113 feet, 9 1/2 inches; 2. Joel Brakefield 100-6 […]

Invest In Your Floors For Dividends Down The Road



When you get down to it, a new floor can really raise a home’s resale value. In fact, according to the annual Cost vs. Value Report, published by The National Association of Realtors, installing new floors in your home adds dividends to your bottom line when it comes time to sell. Fortunately, new flooring is more accessible and affordable than […]

Village Records From 1896-1924 Surface




A forgotten box, covered by other boxes in a storeroom at the Archbold Municipal Building, has yielded a glimpse into the past. Records of births. Copies of burial permits. Bonds sold for municipal improvements later repaid. Records of court actions. All packed away in a cardboard box in a corner. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Patty Dominique, village income tax […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Hanrison Forming Products, Placentia, Calif., plaintiff vs Granite Industries, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Federal Home Loan Mortgage, Miamisburg, plaintiff vs JoAnne Bradley, executor, Pitman, N.J., defendant. Foreclosure. Michael Nijakowski, Delta, plaintiff vs Kathy Weber, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Midland Funding, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Sheryl Leininger, Wauseon, Other civil. Tamela Studer, Swanton, plaintiff vs Pizza Hut […]


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