2013-12-18

Pettisville Woman Picked To Be County Treasurer



Charlene Lee The Fulton County Republican Central Committee has chosen Charlene Lee, Pettisville, to become the county treasurer. She fills a position left vacant by the retirement of Beverly Schlosser, who held the post since November 2004. Schlosser retired Nov. 30. Daniel J. Dymarkowski, chairman of the central committee, said the committee met Dec. 10. A panel made up of […]

Car, Deer Collide



Kathy Ann Merfeld, 49, Waldron, Mich., was involved in single-vehicle crash on St. Rt. 66 about 300 feet south of Co. Rd. J at 6 pm, Saturday, Dec. 7. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Merfeld was driving south on the highway and struck a deer in the road. She was not injured.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003 Attendance at Archbold and Pettisville schools has been off as the flu bug makes it rounds. About 40 students were out Monday at AHS, said Ken Cline, superintendent. Three Archbold restaurants– two in Fayette, and one in Pettisville– have been recognized for offering heart-healthy meals. Audra Roesti, health educator for the Fulton County […]

Problems Caused By Turnpike To Be Fixed By $5 Million ODOT Fund



Steve Faulkner, press secretary for the Ohio Department of Transportation, said ODOT has set aside $5 million to take care of problems related to the Ohio Turnpike. This newspaper was unable to contact Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, who was quoted by a regional newspaper as saying the approach ramps to the Co. Rd. 22 bridge over the turnpike need […]

Archbold EMS Log



Nov. 29 9:58 pm: Fairlawn Haven parking lot, fall, public assist. 4:49 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 30 7:50 pm: 200 block West Barre Rd., illness, transported to FCHC. Dec. 2 4:01 pm: 400 block German St., Pettisville, medical, transported to FCHC. Dec. 3 4:21 am: 500 block Fairview Ct., cardiovascular accident, transported to […]

PHS Girls Beat Edon



Pettisville outscored Edon 20-3 on its way to a 58-35 Buckeye Border Conference victory, Friday, Dec. 13, in the Bird Cage. “It was a nice win for us, with Dana Fricke having a real good night,” said Jason Waldvogel, PHS head girls basketball coach. “Our effort on forcing turnovers and controlling the boards was the difference.” The Birds held a […]

Tunnel Work



A group of siblings was hard at work during the Saturday, Dec. 14 snowstorm, constructing a snow tunnel. From left: Lydia Whiteman, 9, and her brother and sisters Lizzy, 7, Silas, 11, and Gwen, 4.– photo by David Pugh

Archbold Fire Log



Dec. 1 11 pm: 9205 Dover Dr., Clinton Township, assist Wauseon Fire Dept. with house fire. Dec. 3 7:01 pm: 9205 Dover Dr., Clinton Township, rekindle of house fire, cancelled. Dec. 6 5:11 pm: 15603 Co. Rd. M, barn fire, assist Wauseon Fire Dept. Dec. 11 8:23 pm: 8651 Co. Rd. 26- 2, chimney fire; property owner: Dean Frazer; no […]

Collegiate Connection



Erica King, PHS ‘10, scored her 1,000th point as a Defiance College women’s basketball player, Saturday, Dec. 14, against defending Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champion Transylvania. However, the Yellow Jackets lost, 65-59. A senior guard, King is only the 19th member of the 1,000-point club in DC women’s basketball history. She is the first Yellow Jacket to accomplish the feat […]

Library Board Okays 1.5% Wage Hike



Employees of the Archbold Library will receive a 1.5% pay raise in 2014. The action was approved by the board at its Wednesday, Dec. 11 meeting. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said the decision applies to wages across the board. The board also took several actions related to employee health insurance. Klingelsmith said board members voted to reduce monthly contributions made […]


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