Passion For Horses Leads To Career For Cassie Norris

Cassandra “Cassie” Norris, PHS ‘07, followed her passion. Norris has been around horses much of her life. She had her first horse at the age of eight, and showed horses through 4-H and at local shows throughout high school. The daughter of Scott and Anna, she always viewed her involvement with horses as a hobby. She planned to go to […]

Woman Charged After Dog Bite Incident Aug. 18

Hermelinda Zavala, Archbold, was charged with failure to license a dog and failure to confine a dog as a result of a Sunday, Aug. 18 incident. Karey E. Austin, 40, 208 North Lincoln Street, told Archbold Police she was mowing her lawn about 1:40 pm when she was attacked and bitten on the right calf by a Chihuahua. APD turned […]

AHS Tennis Falls To MVCD, Wauseon

The Archbold girls tennis team dropped two matches last week to fall to 1-6 on the season. The Streaks were on the road to Maumee Valley Country Day, Monday, Aug. 26. AHS was blanked 5-0. Archbold played the Indians at Wauseon, Thursday, Aug. 29, and came home with a 4-1 loss. MVCD 5, AHS 0 Singles: 1. Issa (MVCD) def. […]

Robert S. “Bob” Cordy, Jr.

Robert S. “Bob” Cordy, Jr.,  age 61, of Archbold, passed away due to complications from a stroke on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Bob had been a semi truck driver for Bryan Truck Lines and Central Transport before working for Sauder Manufacturing in Archbold for 25 years, having retired in 2007.Bob was born in […]

Wauseon Tops In “A” Grades On New School Report Cards

Of the seven school districts in Fulton County, Wauseon received the most “A” grades on the new Ohio Department of Education school and school district report cards. The new report cards were issued Thursday, Aug. 22. Rather than the five-tier system of “Excellent with Distinction,” the new cards are based on an A-F model. Eventually, districts will receive additional grades […]

House Fire On Co. Rd. 26-2 Injures Resident

Jerry Zimmerman, 8767 Co. Rd. 26-2, was upgraded from critical to fair condition Tuesday, Sept. 3, after he was burned in a Tuesday, Aug. 27 house fire. The Archbold Fire Department was called to Zimmerman’s home at 1:13 pm that day, said Andy Brodbeck, AFD chief. Brodbeck, the first to arrive at the scene, said he found Zimmerman standing in […]

Pettisville Volleyball Raises Record To 4-1

Pettisville defeated Wauseon and Ayersville last week to raise its record to 4- 1 in volleyball action. The Birds flew to Wauseon, Monday, Aug. 26, and defeated the Indians in three games, 25-23, 25-8, 25-18. PHS hosted Ayersville, Thursday, Aug. 29. A rivalry that seems to go four or five games every year, the Birds prevailed, 25-20, 27-29, 25- 15, […]

One Arrested in Monday, Sept. 9, Downtown Drug Search

Police Release Name Of Man Arrested

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, confirmed Tuesday that the man arrested Monday was Lesley Jerome Quarles, 33, Archbold. Quarles is the proprietor of Darla’s Consignment Shop, 112 North Defiance Street.     As of Tuesday afternoon, Quarles was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio on a charge of violating community control sanctions. More information Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the […]

No H3N2v Flu: Four West Nile Virus Cases Reported Statewide

Two Ohioans lost their lives at the start of September 2012– one to the H3N2v flu, and a second to West Nile Virus. This year, Mike Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said so far there have been no reported cases of H3N2v, and only four cases of West Nile Virus-related illnesses. H3N2v can be spread between pigs and humans, and […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffi c offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Gabriel Matthew Rodriguez, Archbold, expired registration, Park St., $37, $88. Shannon M. Woodby, rural Stryker, speeding, 52-35, W. Lutz Rd., $47, $88. Maria Lynn Blossom, Napoleon, speeding, 68-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, […]