2012-05-16

Pettisville Students On Stage



Local Police Investigate “Help” Note



Archbold police are investigating a note, asking for help, left in a local convenience store. Police were called to Friendship Food Mart about 2:20 pm, Friday, May 4, after the note was found in the women’s restroom. Police officers examined the note and reviewed the store video monitor recordings. “The validity (of the note) could not be confirmed,” the police […]

Fredrick, Cassidy Advance To District



The Archbold doubles tennis team of Kevin Fredrick and Nick Cassidy advanced to Division II district competition after a second-place finish at the sectional tournament. Stephen Shin and Grant McPherson of Maumee Valley Country Day defeated the Blue Streak duo 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4) in a hard-fought sectional championship match, Saturday, May 12, at Defi- ance College. To get […]

Collegiate Connection



Trisha King, ‘AHS 11, a track athlete at Trine University, Angola, Ind., is the first-ever Thunder female athlete to be named All-Michigan Intercolle- giate Athletic Association. She won the 400-meter race in a school record time while anchoring the 4×400-meter relay that also set a school record at the MIAA Field Day, Saturday, May 5. She also finished sixth in […]

4-H News



The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club met Tuesday, May 8, for its sixth meeting. Scholarships and camps were discussed. It is important that members call the extension office if they can’t finish their projects. The next meeting is Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church. It is the last meeting to collect pennies for Camp Palmer. Miscellaneous kids […]

Pickup Crashes As Driver Texts



A Fulton County Sheriff Department report states a pickup truck crashed while the driver was using a cellular phone to receive or send a text message. The FCSD report states Levi James Vajen, 26, rural Wauseon, was driving a pickup east on Co. Rd. B at about 8:37 pm, Tuesday, May 1, “and while texting on a cellular phone, lost […]

AHS JV Softball Ends With 16-3 Record



The Archbold junior varsity softball team finished its season, Monday, May 7, by cruising to a 13-3, five-inning win over Bryan at Memorial Park. The team was down 1-0 after one inning but came back strong in the second, scoring five runs. Winter Fricke was the winning pitcher; she also had two hits. Alexa Coressel also had two hits. Desi […]

Library Board Okays Repair Of Gutters



The Archbold Community Library Board approved spending $4,600 to repair the library building gutters during its Wednesday, May 9 meeting. Jay Budde, board member and an engineer, said Bo- Dec, Inc., rural Archbold, submitted a bid for $1,500 to repair seams in the rubber lining of the gutters, plus another $3,100 to repair places where the rubber had pulled away […]

Earn Degrees



Stacy Young, AHS ‘05 and ‘09 Ohio State University graduate, graduated from the University of Toledo with a Masters in Education, Special Education degree. She graduated with distinction with a 4.0 gpa. She is the daughter of Donald and Sheryl. —– Hesston (Kan.) College held its commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 6. Graduates include: •Benjamin Holland, son of Bruce and Chris, […]

Parked Car Hit On Vine Street



A car parked on the east side of the 400 block of Vine Street was struck by a van about 8 pm, Tuesday, April 17, an Archbold police report states. The van, driven by Mary C. Chase, 62, no address available, was backing from a driveway at 409 Vine Street, and collided with the parked auto. Chase told police she […]


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