2013-02-13

Graber Named Administrative Assistant At Pettisville Schools



The Pettisville School Board named Debra Graber as a new administrative assistant at the school during its Monday, Feb. 11 meeting. Graber fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Amy Frey. A Pettisville resident, Graber has an associate degree in business from Hesston (Kan.) College. The board also accepted the resignation of Sheri Rychener as a teacher’s aide, and […]

Rise In Fatal Crashes Calls For More Action



Because fatal traffic crashes in Fulton County more than doubled in 2012, more action on all fronts is needed. It is too easy to dismiss last year’s rash of traffic deaths as just random events, about which nothing can be done. There are things that can be done. Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, is doing his part by stepping up […]

Streaks Keep Pace In NWOAL With Victory Over Delta Panthers



Needing a win to stay in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title hunt, the Archbold boys basketball team had little trouble disposing of Delta 68-42, Friday, Feb. 8. The Streaks stand 14-3 overall. Bryan’s loss to Evergreen Friday night dropped the Golden Bears to 6-1 in the league, while AHS is in a three-way tie with Evergreen and Wauseon a […]

Approve 911 Levy For Placement On Ballot



Fulton County commissioners approved the placement of a renewal of a seventenths (.7) of a mill property tax levy for the operation of the county 911 emergency dispatch system before voters, Thursday, Jan. 31. Voters will decide the fate of the levy in the Tuesday, May 7 primary election. Brett Kolb, Fulton County auditor, said the levy, originally approved by […]

Archbold School Board Special Meeting Today



Chris Ziegler, chief fiscal officer of the Archbold Area School District, announced the district school board will hold a special meeting at 4 pm today, Wednesday, in the high school conference room. The purpose is to discuss and approve a renewable energy credit purchase and sale agreement.

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Division III, IV Boys Tournament Pairings



Tournament pairings were drawn Sunday for the Ohio boys basketball tournament. In Division III sectional action at Otsego, Archbold (14-3) received the top seed while Evergreen (15-4) was seeded second. Patrick Henry (1-16) plays Swanton (5-13), Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:15 p.m. The winner plays the Streaks for a sectional championship, Friday, March 1, 6:15 p.m. Delta (10-9) plays Liberty Center […]

2013-02-13 E-Edition

Siebenmorgen Named To State Association Leadership Position



Paul S. Siebenmorgen, president and chief executive officer of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, has been elected to serve as vice chairman of the Ohio Bankers League board of directors in 2013. Comprised of bank executives from across the state, the OBL board serves as the governing body for the professional trade association representing all Ohio banks and savings […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years AgoWednesday, Feb. 5, 2003 Paul Nafziger, a woodcarver, showed Archbold second grade students how he carves wood ducks. During two weeks of January 2003, a record total of 304 bald eagles were observed in 45 Ohio counties. Deaths– Gerald Grieser, 71, Stryker; David A. Moden, 47, Wauseon; Ernest Fitzenrider, 84, Stryker A Dan Borcherdt jump shot with three […]


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