Pettisville Schools Start “Parent Option” Days

Pettisville schools will begin declaring “parent option” days as another way to deal with the extreme conditions of this winter. Under the “parent option,” students will be given an excused absence if parents believe it is too risky for them to attend school. In a written presentation given to the Pettisville school board at its Monday, Feb. 10 meeting, Switzer […]

Doors Damaged At East Gardens

Archbold police were called to East Gardens at 7:53 am, Sunday, Feb. 2 When an officer arrived, he found the office door and the men’s restroom door had been forced open. Deardorf Property Management, Corunna, Ind., which manages the facility, was contacted. Damage estimated at $350.

AHS Students Compete At Statehouse

Members of the AHS Advanced Placement government class were competitors in “We The People: The Citizens and the Constitution,” Friday, Jan. 24, at the statehouse in Columbus. “We The People” is an instructional program on the history and principles of the American constitutional democracy. Students evaluate, take, and defend positions on relevant historical and contemporary issues in mock congressional hearings. […]

PHS Play Rehearsal Underway

Daniel Sauder and Clara Beck, PHS seniors, rehearse Thursday, Jan. 30, for their production of the musical “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers.” The public will have the opportunity to see the show March 21-23.– photo by David Pugh

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, scripture; worship team, music & offertory. Message, “Can One Be Enough” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Mark Beck, worship leader. The service was given by Noteworthy, from Pettisville High School, under the direction of Duane Beck. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Sue Short, worship leader; Gerald & Karen Short, Tom & Ruth Short, […]

Pettisville School Income Tax Up; District Receives $13,000 In Casino Revenue

Revenue from the Pettisville School District 2% income tax was up slightly for the quarter, as were yearto date totals, Chris Lee, district treasurer, told the school board at its Monday, Feb. 10 meeting. The district received $13,000 in casino revenue, Lee said. Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, reported calls were coming in regarding kindergarten registration. Kindergarten screening day is April […]

ODJFS Says Unemployment Up In Fulton County

Unemployment in Fulton County increased by onetenth of a percentage point from November to December 2013, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services said last week. December unemployment was estimated at 7.3% in Fulton County, the highest in the four-county area. ODJFS said Defiance County had the lowest, at 6.2%, down from November when unemployment was 6.8%. Both Henry […]

Central Bible Quizzers 7-0

Team spirit was the highlight of the day at the Sunday, Feb. 9, Bible quiz meet at West Clinton Mennonite Church. Teams showed their spirit by dressing up, singing silly songs, acting out skits and making team picture buttons. Even the staff had fun, as stated by former North Clinton Bible quizzer and first time judge, Perry Andre, “Today was […]

Archbold Declaws Panthers, Still In Hunt For League Title

In a key Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup between two squads vying for a league championship, Archbold came out on top of Delta 70-55, Friday, Feb. 7, in the Thunderdome. Archbold raised its record to 13-4, 5-1 NWOAL. The Streaks are in a three-way tie atop the league standings with Wauseon and Bryan. The Panthers dropped to 10-5, 3-2 NWOAL. […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 31 12:27 pm: Attempted to contact subject for Napoleon police; unable to locate. 3:17 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, person notified. Feb. 1 Citations, Snow Ordinance Violations: 3:43 am: 100 block W. Holland St. 3:44 am: 100 block W. Holland St. 3:50 am: 100 block Vine St. 3:50 am: 100 block Vine St. 3:59 am: 100 block Jane Ct. […]

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