2014-05-28

Memorial Day Speakers Talk About Heroes, Friends Lost



Speakers during Memorial Day ceremonies at Archbold and Pettisville talked about heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. DannyDymarkowski, rural Archbold, a former Ohio Army National Guard staff sergeant, spoke at the Pettisville Memorial Day service, held at the Pettisville Cemetery. Dymarkowski joined the Ohio Army National Guard in 2007 and spent a year with a […]

To Play In All-Star Game



Tyson Schnitkey and Micah Bernath, AHS seniors, will play on the East team in the Six-County All-Star Baseball Game, Friday, May 30, 7 p.m., at Defiance High School.

Man Sentenced



James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, handed down a sentence in a criminal case, Wednesday, May 21: •Rocky Bussing, 26, Defiance; pled guilty to permitting drug abuse; on Jan. 22, allowed his vehicle to be used in a drug transaction; sentenced to three days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for three days served; placed on […]

Early Release For Fricke Opposed By Prosecutor Office



The Fulton County prosecutor office opposes early release of William “Bill” Fricke, Pettisville. In a response to a request for early release filed on Fricke’s behalf, Paul H. Kennedy, assistant prosecuting attorney, said Fricke’s actions were “criminal conduct by a man who put himself above others.” Fricke pled no contest to a grand theft charge and guilty to six other […]

Five Runs In Fourth Spur Lake Past AHS



Down 2-1, Lake scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on its way to a 6-4 victory over Archbold in the Division III district baseball final, Saturday, May 24, at Defiance. “We had plenty of chances,” said Dick Selgo, AHS head coach. “We only had one less hit than Lake (Lake had nine, Archbold had eight), but […]

Receive State FFA Degrees



Michael Hesterman, Meridith Short, and Madison Campbell, from left, were awarded State FFA Degrees during the annual Ohio FFA Convention, April 30- May 2, in Columbus. Archbold FFAers took a tour of the Ohio Statehouse, and toured the Ohio State University Waterman Dairy Farm, where they saw a fully-sustaining dairy being operated in the heart of Ohio’s largest city. Ben […]

Pettisville Residents Question Loss Of 50 Trees For Sidewalks




As of press time, yesterday, Tuesday, the fate of 50 mature trees in Pettisville was not fully known. The trees were scheduled to begin coming down after school yesterday, Tuesday, to make way for new sidewalks in the unincorporated community. Barbara Sears, state representative (R-Monclova Township) said Tuesday she had asked Todd Audet, Ohio Department of Transportation District Two deputy […]

Streaks Fall To Defiance



Defiance (22-5), ranked fourth in Division II by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association, visited Archbold, Tuesday, May 20, for a rescheduled game. The Bulldogs exploded for eight runs in the top of the third and cruised to a 9-1 win. Archbold (18-8) mustered only two hits, one of which was a home run from Chan Wyse. Wyse (3-3) […]

Archbold School Levy Renewal In 2015?



The Archbold Area School Board will begin looking at putting some type of levy, including the renewal of the $1.1-million emergency levy, on the ballot in 2015. Christine Ziegler, district fiscal officer, told the Archbold Area School Board at its Tuesday, May 20 meeting, that without the renewal the district will be in the red in Fiscal Year 2018, which […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



St. Martin’s Lutheran Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter. Katie Short, acolyte; Joyce Winzeler, lector; Steve Basselman, organist/pianist. Childrens message, sermon, “Comforted Today and Always,” Paul Reichert. St. Peter Catholic Sunday: Masses for vigil and 6th Sunday of Easter were for Chuck Hausch, Ed Vetter. Jared & Josh Kidder, Madeline Schrickel, Alexis & Austin Wilson, Elizabeth Mignin, servers; Arlene Hicks, Susan […]


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