Couple Plans Sept. Wedding

Michael and Eileen Waidelich, Archbold, and James and Mary Howe, Monroe, Mich., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Jonathan Waidelich and Sarah Howe. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Monroe High School. She earned a mechanical engineering degree from Trine University, Angola, Ind., and will graduate from the University of Michigan Law School in May 2013. […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Tasha L. Cook, rural Wauseon, seat belt, Co. Rd. J, $30, $51. Teresa M. Kroetz, Stryker, speeding, 58-35, Nolan Pkwy, $100, $88. Justin T. Kutzli, rural Wauseon, seat belt, St. Rt. 108, […]

Trustees Wait On Estimates

German Township Trustees are waiting for estimates from contractors for repair of their building, damaged by thunderstorms, July 1. Keith Short, German Township fiscal officer, said the insurance agency that covers the building has made a settlement offer of about $78,000. The trustees are obtaining estimates to determine if the insurance company’s proposed settlement is in line with repair costs. […]

Blackbird Golf Falls To Edon, Fayette

The Pettisville golf team lost to Edon by 15 strokes, 179-194, Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Wauseon. Edon’s C. Siebenaler was match medalist with a round of 41 on the par-36 course. Tyler Herschberger led Pettisville with a 42. Evan King shot a 49; Reed Behnfeldt, 51; Greg Kempf, 52; Matt Krill, 53; and Ben Graber, a 58. Fayette 195, PHS […]

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Lynn Short and Bonnie Short were married Aug. 25, 1962, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, by P.L. Frey. They have two children, Theresa (Tim) Lantz, Hendersonville, N.C., and Josie (Benny) Avina, Pettisville, and six grandchildren. The couple with celebrate their 50th anniversary with their daughters and their spouses by going to The Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn. Paid Announcement

Six Teens Injured In Friday Crash

Six teenagers, all age 16, were transported to three area hospitals by three different rescue squads following a three-vehicle crash on St. Rt. 66 about 3:16 pm, Friday, Aug. 24. All were treated and released. A mini-pickup truck, driven by Maranda J. Steffes, Bryan, with passenger Kristen L. Walsh, Edgerton, was traveling north on the highway, and was stopped to […]

Beck Is Sept. Resident Of Month

Berneda Beck is the September Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. She was born April 24, 1922, to Edwin and Wilma (Short) Short. Her father died when Berneda was very young. She attended the Archbold schools and graduated from high school. Because of the family situation, she began working outside the home at age 12. She […]

PHS Volleyball Drops First Two Matches

The Pettisville volleyball team traveled to Columbus Grove for a season-opening tri-match with Patrick Henry, Saturday, Aug. 25. The Bulldogs defeated the Birds in three games, 16-25, 25-17, 25-14. The Patriots beat PHS in two, 25-21, 25-13. CG Def. PHS16-25, 25-17, 25-14 Jordyn Pursel and Dana Fricke each served three aces, while Emily Hubby served one. Fricke and Ashlynn Waidelich […]

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Les and Lori Fredrick, Archbold, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. Les Fredrick and Lori Bernath were married on Aug. 29, 1987, at St. James Lutheran Church. They have two children, Emily and Kevin. Paid Announcement

Alleged Driver In 38-Minute Chase Indicted Aug. 20

Jobe A. Gonzales-Reynolds, 21, Fayette, the man who allegedly led Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, and his deputies on a chase through western Fulton County, Tuesday, July 17, has been indicted. He was one of 21 persons indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. 20, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release. Others indicted […]

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