Pettisville Sidewalk Project Delayed

The cutting down of about 50 trees in Pettisville area has been postponed by a week. Removal of the mature trees was scheduled to start Monday morning, June 2, but Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced Sunday evening the project has been postposed for one week. The new date to begin is Monday, June 9. Early Sunday evening, Deb Neuenschwander, […]

Optical Illusion

These AHS seniors were the Optical Illusion Dancers for the AHS talent show, Friday, May 23. From left: Krista Leupp, Jessie Walker, Madison Yunker, Jesse Fidler, Cassidy Wyse, Becca Gerig, Meggie Yoder, Desi Newman, and Paige Peterson.– photo by David Pugh

Person With Gun Confronts Juvenile

Archbold police are investigating an incident where a person allegedly confronted a juvenile while armed with a shotgun. The report states an officer on patrol at Fox Chase was flagged down by a woman who wanted to report that while her child was playing in the neighbor’s yard, the person confronted the youth with the weapon. There was no indication […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Sara Kinsman and worship team, offertory; youth mission sending, Trey Sonnenberg. Message, “Journey: Exodus,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Galen Nofziger, worship leader; Emma & Sydney Cobb, special music; Reunion Band, Jordan Waidelich, Ryan King, Megan Graber, Jackson Kelley, Gabe Short, Joel Wheeler, Andrew Roth, music leaders. Message, “Equipping for the Journey,” Gloria […]

Defense Attorney Files Reply To State Opposition To Early Release For Fricke

Richard Kerger, attorney for William “Bill” Fricke, has filed a second document in favor of early release from prison for Fricke. The document is a reply to the State of Ohio opposition to Fricke’s early release. Fricke is currently serving a 34-month sentence on charges resulting from the fi- nancial collapse of Archbold Elevator. Kerger filed paperwork with the Fulton […]

Pettisville Junior High 2014 Award Winners

Outstanding Student Awards Ag 8: Gretchen Lee, Dillon King and Jess Youse Art 8: Landon Roth English 7: Lindsey Crossgrove English 8: Kamryn Hostetler Family and Consumer Science 8: Nichole Foor Health 7: Detric Yoder History 8: Elizabeth Sauder Advanced Junior High Math: Maddy Gackenbach Pre-Algebra 8: Gretchen Lee Algebra 1 (8th grader): Jacob Myers Physical Education 7: Anya Kauffman […]

Woman Reports Harassment

Tara L. Fickle, 37, Stryker, complained to Archbold police on Tuesday, May 27, that she was being harassed. Fickle told officers a person was attempting to contact her while at her place of employment in Archbold. She advised them she does not want to be contacted. Officers noted in their report they will speak to the suspect.


Fulton Co. Health Center May 22: Xuxa Canales, Wauseon, girl; Lauren & Chris Helberg, Napoleon, girl. May 23: Megan & Cody Thompson, Morenci, Mich., girl. May 24: Kristen & Justin DeGroff, Archbold, girl. May 25: Dorothy Ryan, Wauseon, boy. May 27: Amy & Scott Cook, Archbold, girl. May 29: Adriana Oregon, Archbold, boy.

Regional Champions

The AHS girls 4×400-meter relay team, PHS boys 4×800 team, and Levi Wyse won titles at the Div. III regional track & field meet last weekend. Top: the AHS girls 4×400 team of Emily Roth, Meridith Short, Alicia Hernandez, Jensyn Garrow, from left. Middle: The PHS 4×800 team of Kyle Lantz, Jeremy Mann, Dominic Frey, Austin Dykstra. Right: Wyse, winner […]

Lane Says Pettisville School Test Results Exceptional

Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, told members of the Pettisville School Board test results from the Ohio Graduation Test, taken by PHS sophomores, were outstanding. Speaking to the board at its Monday, May 19 meeting, Lane said 100% of the sophomores passed writing, reading and math, 97.7% passed science, and 95.5% passed social studies. In addition, 56.8% earned the […]

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