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We would like to thank everyone for their cards, thoughts and prayers during Andy’s hospitalization and rehab. Special thanks to the Archbold Rescue Squad for their quick response when we needed them in our emergency. The Andy King family

Man Sentenced For Theft From Bil-Jax

Ryan Nofziger, 37, West Unity, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years of community control after pleading guilty to a charge of theft. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecutor, said between March 17, 2011 and July 12, 2012, Nofziger stole more than $6,000 worth of products from Bil-Jax, Archbold, while he was an […]

AHS Freshman Boys Win NWOAL Tournament

The Archbold freshman boys basketball team concluded its season with a 14-4 record, and was the Northwest Ohio Athletic League tournament champion. The Streaks opened tournament play at Evergreen Middle School, Saturday, Feb. 9, as the number three seed. Facing Swanton, the Streaks got off to a great start as they raced to a 30-9 halftime lead. Ben Bucklew and […]

2013-03-06 E-Edition

Archbold Earns Excellent With Distinction, Pettisville Excellent

School Report Cards

The Archbold Area School District earned the rank of Excellent with Distinction, and Pettisville schools were ranked Excellent by the Ohio Department of Education. ODE released the 2011-12 school district report cards, Wednesday, Feb. 27. Report cards for the last academic year were delayed as ODE and other state officials investigated allegations of “data scrubbing.” Some school districts across the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 22: Ashley & Joel Link, Napoleon, girl; Bridgette & Cory Bell, Stryker, boy. Feb. 23: Marlea & Tylor Coleman, Archbold, girl. Feb. 25: Shinika Walace, Napoleon, girl.

Lottery Tickets Reported Stolen From Gas Station

A representative of Archbold Sunoco reported $1,000 in lottery tickets were stolen during the month of November 2012. Police are investigating. ––– Andrew Steven Garcia, 26, Colony Meadows, told police that $4,310 worth of property was stolen from his residence sometime between 12:30 and 7:41 pm, Saturday, Feb. 16. Items stolen include a video game system valued at $450, five […]

PHS Boys Beat Edon In Sectional Semifinal

The Pettisville boys basketball team jumped out to an 11-3 lead after one period on its way to a 58-31 Division IV sectional semifinal victory over Edon, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Bryan. The Birds (9-14) extended the lead to 27-11 at the half with a 16-8 second quarter. PHS outscored the Blue Bombers 31-20 in the second half for the […]

Beck Tops At Science Fair

Chrysta Beck, a Pettisville junior, was the top high school presenter at the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 2, at Northwest State Community College. Beck will represent the region at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., in May. Her project was a comparative study of meat quality in Gallus Domesticus, more commonly known […]