Honor Students

Nichole Stetten, AHS ‘09, daughter of Holli, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Berea (Ky.) College. Students must earn at least a 3.2 gpa to qualify. —— Trisha King, AHS ‘11, daughter of Pete and Luana, and Harrison King, PHS ‘09, son of John and Karen, were named to the president’s list for the 2012 […]

APD Deals With Unwanted Person, Harassment Cases

Archbold police dealt with cases of harassment and an unwanted person recently. Sandra Ryan, 39, East Gardens, told police about 12:24 pm, Sunday, June 10, a person has been approaching her to talk. She does not want the person near her. Officers were unable to locate the person, but noted in their report they would continue to attempt to locate […]

Stevens Bowls High Game Of 279 In Tourney

Chandler Stevens, AHS ‘11, bowled a high game of 279 and had a nine-game total of 2,229 in the Ohio State Youth Bowling Tournament. The event, held June 16-17 at North Olmsted, saw Stevens bowl in team, doubles, and singles competition. In the team event, he tallied 246-236-268-750. In doubles, he rolled 214- 269-238-721. In singles, he bowled 279- 258-221-758. […]


In the photo caption of the Pettisville High School boys track awards, Joel Brakefield should have been included as a Buckeye Border Conference scholar athlete.

Vandalism Reported At Swimming Pool

Someone got inside the fenced area of the Archbold Swimming Pool and used soap to write on vending machines and other items, Archbold police were told. The incident occurred sometime between 6:30 pm, Wednesday, June 13 and 8:30 am the following day. In addition to the vending machines, writing also appeared on two windows. No damage was listed. ––– Sometime […]


Man Indicted On Illegal Voting Charges

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, announced that Roger D. Schantz, 75, Murrells Inlet, S.C., has been indicted in connection with voter fraud. Schantz was one of eight persons indicted by the grand jury on Monday, June 18. In a press release, Haselman said Schantz was indicted on six counts of illegal voting. The release states, "On or about Nov. […]

Friendship Days Features Activities For All Ages

Activities including an auction, 5K run, fishing derby, hole-in-one competition, and a worship service will entertain young and old alike at the Pettisville biannual Friendship Days event, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 22-24. The event raises money for the Pettisville park, which is supported entirely by donations, and has been for more than 30 years. The park does not receive […]

Praise To Pettisville For Levy Removal

It is said there are only two things in life that are inevitable– death, and taxes. The Pettisville School Board proved that old axiom wrong last week when it voted to take a 1% income tax levy off the August special election ballot. The district financial picture was better than expected, and the board decided it didn’t need the additional […]


Couple Found In Wyse Home Indicted

Cordell E. Womas, 35, and Jessica C. Womas, 33, Northwood, have each been indicted on one count of burglary by the Fulton County Grand Jury.   The grand jury met Monday, June 18, and handed down indictments against the couple, plus six other persons.       In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on or about May […]

ODOT Changes Rt. 66 Closing Date, Detour

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced some changes to its work plans for St. Rt. 66. The closing of St. Rt. 66 from US 6 north to Henry Co. Rd. W has been delayed until Monday, June 25. The closing will allow workers from Gerken Paving, Napoleon, to repair culverts under the highway, and do some resurfacing. The closure […]

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