Two Treated, Released

Two persons were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following an accident that occurred in Archbold about 5:20 pm, Friday, Oct. 12. The Archbold police report states Tina Skiver, 33, Archbold, was driving a minivan east on Stryker Street, and was stopped for the Franklin Street traffic signal, about 54 feet west of Franklin Street. Hannah L. […]

Power Outage Prevention Facts And Myths

You can feel more secure that your home can weather any storm if you’ve got a generator to keep the lights and appliances on in an outage. First, however, it helps to understand a few facts about generators. Common myths include: Myth: Portable generators and standby generators are the same. Fact: A gasoline-powered portable generator typically powers a few appliances […]

PHS Boys Win Fostoria Cross Country Invite

The Pettisville boys team had its first five runners finish in the top 31 to win the Fostoria Booster Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 6. The Birds finished with a team score of 75 points. Hopewell-Loudon took second with 96, and Old Fort was third with 141. Sixteen teams and 132 runners participated. “I was very proud of all our […]

Archbold Excellent With Distinction; Pettisville Excellent

     The Archbold Area School District, plus three other Fulton County school districts, are ranked Excellent with Distinction, based on criteria established by the state.       The Pettisville Local School District and the two other county school districts are ranked Excellent.       The data, released Wednesday morning, Oct. 17, is considered preliminary.       Usually the data is released through school […]

Points Out Project

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, Oct. 11: •William E. Kempton, 31, Wauseon; previously pled guilty to aggravated possession of drugs; on Feb. 29, he had bath salts, which can be used as a drug of abuse, in his possession; sentenced to 10 months in prison, driver license suspended for one year.

Be Prepared For Mother Nature’s Extremes

Whether it is a hurricane, tornado, earthquake or extended blackout, unexpected situations created by Mother Nature can happen anytime, anywhere. A recent national study found that while most Americans have experienced an emergency or severe weather situation, over half do not have an emergency kit at home and one third don’t believe they need one. To help, preparedness experts recommend […]

PHS Volleyball Wins Fourth Straight

The Pettisville volleyball team enters the final week of regular-season competition riding a four-game win streak. The Birds traveled to Fayette, Tuesday, Oct. 2, and came home with a 25-11, 25-17, 25-20 Buckeye Border Conference victory. They were back on the road, Thursday, Oct. 4, to North Central. Pettisville improved to 10-9, 6-2 BBC with a 25-18, 25-21, 25-23 victory. […]

AHS Girls Soccer Advances To District

Archbold 3, Otsego 1

Archbold defeated Otsego 3-1 to win a Division III girls soccer sectional championship, Thursday, Oct. 18, at Swanton. The Streaks play Swanton in a district semifinal, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:45 pm, at Swanton. The district final is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 pm, at Lake High School.-Posted 10.19, 12:15 am

Game Winners Named For Pettisville Pumpkin Fest

Winners of the games at the Pettisville Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 5, were: 3 on 3 basketball: Landon Roth, Connor Wyse, Dillon King. Dodgeball, high school: Claire Fry, Emily Eicher, Carley Hoffmire, Kurt Siegel, David Reyes, Tanner Rufenacht; Dodgeball, junior high: Nate Hartzler, Levi Nofziger, Caleb Rychener, James Eicher, Madison Stuckey, Caitlan Beck; Dodgeball, 5th and 6th grades: Bekah Liechty, […]