Fulton Co. Health Center May 15: Morgan Smith, Wauseon, boy. May 16: Korey & Lonnie Ladd, Delta, girl. May 19: Yuping & Mark McGilvery, Swanton, boy; Amanda & Zachary Marihugh, West Unity, boy.

Four Birds Named First Team All-BBC In Softball

Audra Klopfenstein, a Pettisville senior; Amber Klopfenstein and Jaelyn Rufenacht, sophomores; and Teagan Kauffman, a freshman, were named First Team All-Buckeye Border Conference for the 2014 softball season. Receiving second team honors was Stephanie Hubby, a sophomore. Receiving honorable mentions were Emily Hubby and Taylor D’Alelio, seniors. Stryker: Conner Varner, Connor Sullivan, first team; Tasha Pegorch, Miranda Pegorch, Taylor Haines, […]


Levi Wyse Regional Champ in 100, 200; Archbold Girls 4x400 Wins

Levi Wyse won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and the Archbold girls 4×400-meter relay team of Emily Roth, Meridith Short, Alicia Hernandez, and Jensyn Garrow won a championship at the Div. III regional track & field meet, Friday, May 30, at Tiffin. Wyse won the 100 in 11.12 seconds, seven one-hundredths (.07) of a second ahead of second-place Shane Boehler […]


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, June 3, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: June 2, Bill Goodson, 4-H Camp Palmer; June 4, field trip to Imagination Station/ Titanic exhibit; June 6, birthday treat; June 9, Karen Wagner, […]

Three Blackbirds Named Second Team All-BBC

Tate Kauffman and Noah Miller, Pettisville juniors, and Christian Barhite, a sophomore, were named Second Team All-Buckeye Border Conference for the 2014 baseball season. Receiving honorable mentions were Dustin Nofziger and Eli King, juniors. Stryker: Parker Ruffer, Brody Shock, Dean Beamont, first team; Colton Benson, Chad Ruffer, honorable mention. Fayette: Koby Biddix, second team; Jared Wagner, Jerad Seiler, Ben Grieser, […]

Intersection Open To Traffic

The South Defiance Street-West Barre Road-Lafayette Street intersection has been reopened, and both north and southbound traffic is flowing freely. Northbound traffic on St. Rt. 66 had be detoured since Monday, April 21, when constuction started on a project that will eventually see South Defiance Street repaved from the intersection to the Brush Creek Bridge. The detour was removed Friday […]

Pettisville High School Names 2014 Award Winners

Citizenship Award Daniel Sauder Top Scholars Shelby Miller (4.0 GPA), Brooke Waidelich (4.0 GPA) Scholarship Award (graduate with 3.3 gpa or higher) Chrysta Beck, Clara Beck, Kaitlyn Carroll, Trisha Cousino, Taylor D’Alelio, Dominic Frey, Samantha Gomez, Eliot Hartzler, Andrea Hernandez, Josiah Hoops, Lauren Hostetler, Emily Kauffman, Gregory Kempf, Troy King, Audra Klopfenstein, Jeremy Mann, Kaylyn McDermott, Shelby Miller, Kathryn Roth, […]

Blue Streaks Fall To Royals 1-0 In District Title Heartbreaker

Archbold fell short in its bid for a Division III district softball title with a 1-0 loss to Elmwood, Saturday, May 24, at Maumee. The Blue Streaks, ranked third in D-III by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, defeated Rossford 13-3 in the semifinals while the Royals beat Evergreen 11-5 to reach the title contest. AHS 13, Rossford […]

Man Dies After June 1 Accident

Waldo Aeschliman, 79, Archbold, died at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, as a result of injuries he sustained in a Sunday, June 1, auto accident. His wife, Barbara, 79, was listed in critical condition Sunday night. Further information about her was not available Monday morning, June 2.-Updated 6.2, 11:30 am —— Waldo and Barbara Aeschliman, both 79, Archbold, were […]

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honor’s lists at Defiance College for the 2014 spring semester. Dean’s list: Christa Beery, Jessica Flores, Archbold; Katherine Knisely, Fayette; Chelsey Yoder, Ridgeville Corners. Honors list: Rebekah Boysel, Ruthann Stuckey, Gregory Whitacre, Archbold; April Bailey, Fayette. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa or higher and be enrolled in 12 […]