2014-09-10

Pettisville School Board Sees New Math Curriculum



Two teachers explained details of the district’s new math curriculum to Pettisville School Board during its Monday, Sept. 8 meeting. Jason Mansfield, a fifth grade teacher, and Lacee Miller, who teaches fourth grade, showed the board the workbooks, textbooks, and some extra teaching aids they’re using as the district switches to the new math curriculum, GO Math. Jason Waldvogel, elementary […]

Ronald D. Newman



Ronald D. Newman, 71, lost his long battle with cancer on Sept. 6, 2014, surrounded by loved ones at Chesapeake (Va.) Regional Medical Center. Born in McAlester, Okla., to the late Jack S. and late Jewel M. Newman, Ron moved at a young age with his parents to California. He relocated to Chesapeake, Va., in 1999 with his surviving wife […]

AHS Boys Soccer Wins 1-0 Twice



The Archbold boys soccer team hosted Fort Jennings, Saturday, Aug. 30, earning a 1-0 victory before traveling to Riverdale Saturday, Sept. 6, and handing the Falcons a 1-0 defeat in a matchup of district-ranked teams. Archbold stands at 4-1-1 on the season. AHS 1, Fort Jennings 0 Strong defensive efforts by both teams kept the scoreboard clean in the first […]

Expect Continued Traffic Delays On Stryker Street



Motorists traveling on Stryker Street may expect continued lane closures, but they will be shorter distances. Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said Monday, crews from S&S Directional Boring, Bryan, completed installing all of the main waterlines along Stryker and Eicher streets last week. Now, the lines must be pressure-tested for leaks and bacteria tests must be conducted. Once the new […]

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.) Larry W. Wentz, Jr., Fayette, speeding, 50-35, N. Ottokee St., Wauseon, $47, $88. Shawn D. Bowers, rural Archbold, speeding, 52-35, Lafayette St., $150, $88. Christopher S. Brown, Delta, speeding, 73-55, Co. Rd. C, […]

PHS Girls Cross Country 17th At Tiffin Carnival



The Pettisville girls cross country team finished 17th out of 47 teams in the Girls Division III varsity race at the Tiffin Carnival, Saturday, Sept. 6. There were 331 total runners in the race. The Birds finished with 507 points. Minster won the race with 104 points. PHS runners, their places and times: 26. Elizabeth Sauder, 20 minutes, 13 seconds; […]

Graduates From Basic Training



Bridget T. Spiess, U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight- week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Road Rage Incident Sparks Public Warning



A man who complained that another driver passed him in a no-passing zone received a disorderly conduct warning, an Archbold police report states. The first subject reported to police that at about 2:10 pm, Monday, Aug. 25, another vehicle passed him in a no-passing zone. Then, when the vehicles stopped at a traffic signal, the second subject yelled at the […]

Blackbird Volleyball Evens Record At 3-3



The Pettisville volleyball team opened its Buckeye Border Conference season with a 25-17, 25-11, 25-10 win at Stryker, Thursday, Sept. 4. The Birds are 3-3, 1-0 BBC. Serving: Teagan Kauffman 26-29, 10 aces; Kate Kauffman 13-14, 3 aces. Team: 65-73, 19 aces. Digs: Stephanie Hubby 20, K. Kauffman 12, Jordyn Pursel 11, T. Kauffman 11. Team: 66. Setting: K. Kauffman […]

Wyses Celebrate 50th Anniversary



Ron and Karen Wyse, Camden, Mich., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Ron Wyse and Karen Rittenhouse were married June 20, 1964, at the Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren, Defiance. They are the parents of four children: Robert Wyse, Archbold; Annette (Joe) Fenton, Hesston, Kan.; Laurie (Scott) Cooley, Montpelier; and Krista (Rick) Whetro, Bryan. They have 10 grandchildren and […]


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