2014-06-04

New Welcome Signs For Sesquicentennial?



Archbold Village Council discussed the possibility of new welcome signs for the village at its Monday, June 2 meeting. Vaughn Bentz, councilman, said he brought up the issue some time ago, when letters were missing from the current signs. He said he would support looking into new welcome signs on North and South Defiance streets and on Stryker Street, while […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Joe Rodriguez, Wauseon, 70-55, Co. Rd. D, $47, $88. Daisy Justine Benson, Wauseon, improper backing, E. Leggett St., Wauseon, $102, $88. Douglas L. Kutzi, Wauseon, seat belt, Elm St., Wauseon, $30, $51. Julie […]

Acme Baseball



The Archbold ACME baseball team opened its season with an 8-2 victory over Ottawa Glandorf, Thursday, May 29. OG led 2-0 after one, but Archbold scored three runs in the second and three in the fourth for a 6-2 lead. Archbold finished with two runs in the sixth for its total of eight. Matt Sevey was the winning pitcher. In […]

Petitions To Stop Tree Cutting Turned Over To Commissioners



Deb Neuenschwander, Pettisville, said she turned over letters with 492 electronic signatures, Tuesday morning, June 3, asking the Fulton County commissioners office to stop or delay the Pettisville sidewalk project. The project is currently under a one-week delay, which was announced by the Ohio Department of Transportation in a press release, Sunday, June 1. Removal of more than 40 mature […]

Archbold High School Awards



4.0 GPA Award Rebecca Gerig, Peter Schoenhals Academic GPA Awards Eliza Avers, Sydney Cobb, Itzayana Gaona, Jaryd Hobbs, Scott Holland, Isabel Krieger, Malinda Lugbill, Emily Roth, Lydia Schelling, Mackenzie Short, Darby Stevens, Toby Walker, Camden Warncke, Rebekah Wyse, Alyssa Ziegler, Miriam Beck, Emma Cobb, William Collins, Rebekah Eggers, Garrett Grime, Adam Grisier, Alicia Hernandez, Mitchell Hogrefe, Allie McQuade, Hope Nofziger, […]

Pettisville Woman In May 23 Mishap



Erin M. Fricke, 21, Pettisville, was cited for DUI and failure to control following a 12 a.m., Friday, May 23, single-car accident. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Fricke was driving a car east on St. Rt. 2. The vehicle failed to negotiate the lefthand curve at Co. Rd 16, going off the right side of the road. The […]

No One Wants Trees Cut



Pettisville residents are rightly concerned about the possible loss of more than 40 mature trees in their community. The trees are to come down to make way for new sidewalks, a project that has been discussed, off and on, for about 10 years. The sidewalks are being funded by grant money from the Ohio Department of Transportation. No local tax […]

Pettisville Sidewalks Move Forward, Tree Cutting Reduced



    The Fulton County Commissioners voted Thursday, June 5 to go ahead with a plan to construct sidewalks in Pettisville, but with a reduced number of trees to be cut down.     The plan to construction sidewalks has been at issue for about a month, since residents of the unincorporated community learned the sidewalk project, administered by the Ohio Department […]

Industrial Arts Award Winners



AHS students who received industrial arts awards for the 2013-14 school year are, front row, from left: Peter Schoenhals, senior, Gene Faler Memorial Award, $250; Tyson Rufenacht, senior, $135, award of merit; Kevin Boyers, senior, $130; Lee Klinger, senior, $75; Tyson Schnitkey, senior, $75. Second row: Toby Walker, freshman, $50; Aaron Schmucker, senior, $75; Matt Litogot, junior, $75; Aaron Zimmerman, […]

Seek Armed Male Robber



As of Monday, Wauseon police were still seeking a man who committed an armed robbery in that city about 10:11 pm, Friday, May 30. The man, described as a white male, about 5 feet, 8 inches, 225 to 250 pounds, wearing blue jeans, a dark blue American Eagle hooded sweatshirt, and an orange ski mask and gloves, held up the […]