2012-05-02

March Unemployment Rate Declines Across Ohio



Unemployment in Fulton County, the four-county area, and the state dropped in March, according to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. Fulton County unemployment fell four-tenths (.4) of a percentage point, from 10% in February to 9.6%, ODJFS estimates said. Defiance County had the lowest unemployment rate in the four-county area, at 8.5%. Henry County had the largest […]

Three Car-Deer Crashes Reported



There were three accidents involving autos hitting deer recently. •Thurdsay, April 19, 9:19 pm: Christine K. Merillat, 52, Wauseon, was driving a minivan east on St. Rt. 2, and struck a deer two-tenths of a mile east of Co. Rd. 18. •Sunday, April 22, 9:50 pm: Melissa S. Lee, 24, rural McClure, was driving a car west on Co. Rd. […]

Archbold Boys Win Fourth Straight Walker-Dilbone Relays



The Archbold boys track team won its fourth straight championship title at the Walker-Dilbone Relays, Friday, April 27, at Archbold High School. The Streaks scored 122 points, 31 points ahead of second place Anthony Wayne, which finished with 91. Bowling Green was third with 64. In the girls meet, Anthony Wayne won its third straight title, scoring 96 points. Liberty […]

2012-05-02 E-Edition

Earns Scholarship



Kent Vandock, director of choral activities at Archbold High School, is one of five teachers nationwide to receive an Association of American Educators Teacher Scholarship. The scholarships provide teachers with funding to pursue additional teacher trainings, and attend graduate school or specialized academic conferences. Vandock will use the $337 scholarship toward the costs of attending the Ohio Choral Directors Association […]

Home Targeted With Egg



Nicole Anderson, 65, 209 South Defiance Street, told Archbold police her home had been struck by an egg. She told officers about 10:20 pm, Tuesday, April 17, she heard a noise outside her front door. Her dog reacted to the noise and went to the door. The next morning, Wednesday, April 18, an egg was found smashed against the home’s […]

PHS Softball Leads BBC



The Pettisville softball team took its place at the top of the Buckeye Border Conference standings with two victories last week. The Birds shut out North Central 7-0, Monday, April 23, then raised its league record to 7-1 and dropped Hilltop to 6-2 with a 12-7 victory, Thursday, April 26. In non-league action, PHS recorded a 9-0 shutout of Liberty […]

4-H News



The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club met Tuesday, April 24, at St. James Lutheran Church. The newsletter was reviewed and other quality assurance dates given. Signups for the Toledo Mud Hens game on June 23 should be in at the next meeting. Rabbits have refreshments at the next meeting, Tuesday, May 8, 7 p.m. It will also be the last meeting […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 3, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, May 7, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, May 8, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, May 14, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

PHS Girls Sixth At Bryan Invite



The Pettisville girls track team tied for sixth place at the Golden Bear Invitational at Bryan, Saturday, April 28. The Blackbirds and host Golden Bears each scored 30 points. Celina defended its title, blowing away the competition with 175. Coldwater was second with 98. Coldwater won the boys meet, scoring 99 points. Pettisville finished ninth with 11. Girls Celina 175, […]


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