2012-11-14

FFA News



Thirty-three Pettisville FFA members and chaperones attended the 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 24-27. On the way to the convention, members toured Tuttle Orchards outside of Indianapolis. Members learned how they use their high-tunnel greenhouses and what kinds of apples they grow. The first convention session focused on this year’s theme, “Grow.” Scott Hamilton, former Olympic gold […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Thomas Conner, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Farm Credit Services, Washington Court House, plaintiff vs Marlene Buyer, Wauseon, Foreclosure. PNC Bank, Miamisburg, plaintiff vs Ronald Neuenschwander, Jr., defendant. Foreclosure. State Farm Life Insurance, Bloomington, Ill., plaintiff vs Dawn Davis, Maumee, defendant. Other civil. Marriage Licenses James Lockwood, 70, Wauseon, retired, and Vicki […]

Letter To The Editor



Presidential election returns showed we decisively selected the person who saved us from economic depression, ended illegal invasion of Iraq, and killed bin Laden. We rejected Romney’s calls to dismantle our government and give the services to the private sector. He called for reducing government services like FEMA, which was so obviously wrong that he would not discuss it during […]

Lovejoy Elected To Fair Board



John Lovejoy, Franklin Township, was elected to a term as a director of the Fulton County Fair Board in an election held by the Fulton County Agricultural Society, Nov. 10. Reelected to three-year terms were William Gombash, Fulton Township, and Bill Serna, Royalton Township. Others newly elected to the board were Neal Callender, Chesterfield Township; Jamie Buehrer, Pike Township; and […]

Three Sentenced Nov. 5



Sentences were handed down against three persons in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, Nov. 5: •Kimberly Baun, 45, rural Delta; previously found guilty of identity fraud; between July 25, 2011 and Aug. 5, 2011, she used the identity of a Delta woman to obtain a credit card; ordered to serve 10 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, […]

Letter To The Editor



I was displeased to see the public listing of individuals who applied to become superintendent of Archbold Schools. Revealing this much information at this time does a disservice to board members and applicants. At least 19 of the 20 applicants will not get the job. Note to future applicants: the fact that you have applied will be published in the […]

FFA Convention Chaperones



Festival Of Lights Setup



Bontrager Named Div. 3 District Player Of Year; Stewart Coach Of Year



David Bontrager, a senior, was named Division 3 Player of the Year in the Northwest District by the Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. He had 16 goals and 15 assists this year, and he is Archbold’s career goals and assists leader with 38 goals and 23 assists. Sean Stewart, AHS head coach, was named Div. 3 Coach of the […]

Archbold Will Continue To Enforce Pit Bull Law, Says Village Council



While the State of Ohio may have removed breedspecifi c language in its vicious dog law, Archbold’s own ordinance retains rules about pit bulls. The Archbold ordinance does not ban the possession of pit bulls in the village outright, but it does require owners to purchase a liability insurance policy on the animals, and restricts how and where the animals […]


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