2014-01-08

PHS Girls Beat Edgerton, Hilltop



The Pettisville girls basketball team improved to 7- 2, 3-1 in the Buckeye Border Conference with victories over Edgerton and Hilltop last week. The Birds beat the Bulldogs 51-31, Monday, Dec. 30, and the Cadets 45-33, Friday, Jan. 3, in the Bird Cage. Edgerton and Hilltop each scored four points in the first quarter, six in the second, and eight […]

Liechty Faces Charges After Vehicle Pursuit



Keith Torbet, Wauseon police chief, said Monday, charges are pending against Joshua Douglas Liechty, 32, Archbold, in connection with the alleged theft of gasoline and a police pursuit. Wauseon police and a Fulton County sheriff deputy spotted a white pickup truck that was suspected of being involved in gasoline thefts traveling south on Shoop Avenue, Wauseon, at 10:29 am, Sunday, […]

Herbert J. and  Helen R. Grime



Herbert J. and  Helen R. (Eisel) Grime, of Archbold, passed away five days apart. Herb passed on Jan. 7, in their home, and Helen passed away on Jan. 12, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  Herb was a lifelong area farmer. Herb was born in Archbold on Feb. 13, 1925, the son of Clarence and Ethel (Harsch) Grime. Helen was born […]

Archbold Girls Suffer First Loss Of Season



The Archbold girls basketball team experienced its first loss of the season, Monday, Dec. 30, at the Motor City Roundball Classic at Detroit Edison (Mich.) High School. Leading 39-36 going into the final quarter, the Streaks (11-1) were outscored 15-7 in the fourth and fell to Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett High School 51-46. “This was a good experience for […]

Three Vehicles Vandalized



Complete information was not available at presstime, but an Archbold police report states three vehicles were vandalized in the 100 block of Vine Street sometime between 4 and 4:30 am, Sunday, Dec. 29. The report states Quinton Bradley Nofziger, 21, 103 Vine Street, told police the vehicles had been vandalized. The cars had their bodywork dented, with clearly visible footprints. […]

2014-01-08 E-Edition

Bird Boys Fall To PH



Down 41-36 going into the fourth quarter, the Pettisville boys basketball team outscored Patrick Henry 14- 10 in the final eight minutes, but fell short by one point, 51-50, Saturday, Jan. 4, at PHHS. The Patriots (1-7) led 16- 12 after one, but the Birds went into the locker room up by one, 28-27. PH outscored Pettisville 14-8 in the […]

Photos from the Storm



Collegiate Connection



Benjamin Miller, AHS ‘11, received an honorable mention in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) for the 2013 football season. As a red shirt sophomore, he completed his second year as a starting offensive lineman for Lake Erie College, Painesville, which had the second nationally-ranked offense in Division II in 2013. A special education major, he also received Academic […]

Crash Reports Filed



Three crash reports were recently filed with the Fulton County Sheriff Department. Grant Michael Collier, 29, Sandusky, was driving a pickup truck west on Co. Rd. D about 10 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 17, drove off the right side of the road and struck a guardrail. The crash occurred about two tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 21. No […]