2014-03-26

Car Crashes On St. Rt. 66



Tara L. Fickle, 37, Fayette, was involved in a single vehicle crash at 11:51 am, Wednesday, March 12, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. Fickle was traveling north on St. Rt. 66 when the car she was driving slid on ice, went off the west, or left side of the road, and struck the ditch. The mishap occurred two-tenths […]

AHS Softball Returns 12 Letterwinners



The Archbold softball team welcomes back 12 letterwinners for Joe Frank, head coach. Frank has spent the last 12 years at the helm of the Blue and Gold and looks to the letterwinners to take the Streaks to the next level. Archbold finished 25-2 last season and claimed a Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship before bowing out in the Division […]

Mildred Bell Shannon



Mildred Bell Shannon, 97 years, of West Unity, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, at The Inns & Villas at Fountain Park, where she was a resident. Mildred was born Feb. 27, 1917, in Bryan, the daughter of the late Frank and Jennie (Gorrell) Crepps. She married Robert G. Shannon on March 28, 1937, in Butler, Ind., and he preceded […]

Six Letterwinners Back For AHS Baseball



Dick Selgo, Archbold head baseball coach, welcomes back six letterwinners from a squad that finished 20-6 last year, 6-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. “We should have good overall balance between pitching, defense and hitting,” said the AHS mentor. Selgo, who is starting his sixth season at the helm of the Blue and Gold, has compiled a career record […]

Fonda S. Williamson Grisier



Fonda S. Williamson Grisier, 41 years, of Stryker, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance, after a courageous battle with cancer. Fonda was born Feb. 1, 1973, in Toledo, the daughter of Dwight and Pamela (Pietrykowski) Williamson. She was a 1992 graduate of Bryan High School. Fonda attended Northwest State Community College, pursuing a […]

Ten Return For PHS Softball



Kendra Stahl, Pettisville head softball coach, returns 10 letterwinners from a team that finished 13-8 last year, and was co-champion of the Buckeye Border Conference with an 8-2 record. Stahl has a 62-27 record as she enters her fifth season with the Blackbirds. While she lost only two players to graduation, one was pitcher Delaney Nofziger, the BBC Player of […]

Donna A. Mason



Donna A. Mason, 90, of Hillsdale, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014, at Drew’s Country Living in Hillsdale. She was born Jan. 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Charles and Maude E. (Wagner) Hephner. She married Robert Mason on Dec. 12, 1967, in Jackson, Mich., and he preceded her in death in May of […]

Fisher Third Team All-Ohio



Luke Fisher, a junior on the Archbold boys basketball team, was named Third Team All-Ohio in Division III by the Associated Press last week. Fisher averaged 15.9 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game this season.

Fairlawn’s 49th Auxiliary Auction Is Ringenberg’s Last As CEO



When the last item is sold at this year’s Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, Friday, April 4, it will mark some important milestones. It is the 49th year the auction has been held, and it is the last for Steve Ringenberg as Fairlawn chief executive officer. Ringenberg, who has served as CEO for 29 years, will retire June 1. He arrived in […]

Grand Jury Indicts 17 Persons



The Futon County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 17 individuals, Monday, March 17: •Jacob J. Baker, 24, Delta; indicted on two counts, trafficking in drugs; one count each, trafficking in heroin, trafficking in cocaine, theft; on or about Sept. 20 to Nov. 5, 2013, allegedly offered to sell Suboxone, a drug used to treat heroin addiction, heroin, and cocaine; […]


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