Ball Joins Fort Wayne Television Station

Dan Ball, a 1993 Archbold High School graduate, has joined WFFT-TV in Fort Wayne, Ind., as the new news director and main anchor for the 10 pm newscast. He previously worked as a television anchor and reporter in Las Vegas, Nev., the morning anchor at the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs, Calif., and the morning anchor in Fresno, Calif. Fort […]

Grand Jury Returns Indictments Jan. 14

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against individuals from Fulton and Lucas counties when it met Monday, Jan. 14. Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said indictments are accusations of criminal offenses. Defendants are innocent until proven guilty. Among those indicted: •William L. Stone, Jr., 33, Swanton; one count, having weapons while under disability; on or about […]


Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Wednesdays beginning Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m., North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 W. Linfoot St., Wauseon. Paid Announcement CARD OF THANKS I would like to thank everyone who helped me celebrate my 96th birthday with cards, phone calls, and a big party. Life is still interesting and exciting. I appreciate all the friends and […]

Honor Students

Nicholas Cassidy, AHS ‘12, son of Hal and Cyndi; Jonathon Lantz, AHS ‘12, son of Ron and Dianne; and Zachary Pursel, PHS ‘12, son of Amy and Terry Miller and Bill Pursel, were named to the president’s list for the 2012 fall semester at Trine University, Angola, Ind. Students must earn at least a 3.75 gpa to qualify. Logan Beck, […]

Archbold Paramedic Expenses Exceed Revenue In 2012

For the first time, the amount of money spent by the Village of Archbold on the paramedic program exceeded the amount paid to the village by the Fulton County Commissioners. Council was given the information at its Monday, Jan. 21 meeting. The program is not in danger, because over the 10-year life of the program, the village has built up […]

Blue Streaks Capture Fourth Straight Chuck Forward Duals

Archbold used a dominating performance to win the 24th annual Chuck Forward Duals, Saturday, Jan. 19, at Archbold High School. The host finished with a perfect 5-0 record. Montpelier and Marion River Valley also finished with 5-0 marks, so the championship was decided on tiebreak criteria. When the dust settled, Archbold hoisted its fourth straight championship trophy. River Valley finished […]

E-Books “On Fire,” Library Board Learns

E-books, books that can be checked out of the Archbold Community Library and read on a tablet computer, are “on fire,” a member of the library board said. The board learned e-book circulation is up 128% at its Wednesday, Jan. 16 board meeting. While reviewing the 2012 circulation report, one board member made the comment after seeing that in 2011, […]

Police Assist With Suicidal Person

Archbold police recently assisted with a person who may have been suicidal. The police report states officers were called to a residence on Grassy Lane about 10:15 pm, Friday, Jan. 11, on a report of a possibly suicidal person. The report states the person was gone when officers arrived. They later located the person who “agreed to receive treatment at […]

PHS Boys Fall To Fayette, Evergreen

Leading 17-13 at the half, the Pettisville boys basketball team was outscored by Fayette 34-24 in the second half to give the Eagles a 47- 41 Buckeye Border Conference victory, Friday, Jan. 18, at Fayette. The Birds hosted Evergreen, Saturday, Jan. 19, for a non-league contest. The Vikings raised their record to 11-2 with a 52-48 defeat of the Birds, […]

Miller Outspends Torbet In Sheriff Race

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, outspent his general election challenger, Keith Torbet, by almost double, reports filed with the Fulton County Board of Elections show. Each campaign, Roy E. Miller for Fulton County Sheriff, and Torbet 4 Sheriff, filed preand post-election campaign fi- nance reports with the board, as required by Ohio election law. In the general election, the Miller […]

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