2014-12-17

Red Cross Drug Store To Close After 112 Years




In two weeks, the Red Cross Drug Store, a major part of Archbold since the early 1900s, will stop filling prescriptions. Soon after that, a family business of more than 100 years will come to an end. Jim Frey, pharmacist, is part of the fourth generation of pharmacists in his family, having worked behind the Red Cross counter for decades. […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Susan Thye, Schuyleill Haven, Pa., plaintiff vs Joseph Stephen, Nyssa, Ore., defendant. Other torts. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Thomas Burres, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Mary Alig, Delta, plaintiff vs Barry Hopkins, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Sondra Garbers, Delta, plaintiff vs Myron Garbers, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Brooke Wagner, Pettisville, plaintiff vs Ford Motor Company, Inc, Cleveland, defendant. […]

PHS Freshman Boys 3-0 To Start The Season



The Pettisville freshman boys basketball team defeated Delta 43-31, Saturday, Dec. 6. Justin Rupp led the Birds with 19 points. Pettisville advanced to 2-0 with a 60-28 defeat of Fayette, Monday, Dec. 8. Rupp again led the Birds with 24 points. Landon Roth was also in double figures, with 11. The Birds won their third game with a 49-27 victory […]

Fricke Seeks Early Release For Third Time



William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of the now-defunct Archbold Elevator, has asked for early release from prison for a third time. This time, he might get it. In his motion, Richard Kerger, attorney for Fricke, said, “The (Fulton County) prosecutor office has indicated to defense counsel that it will not oppose this motion.” Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, confirmed […]

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.) Jeffrey Nafziger, rural Archbold, failed to yield from stop sign, Co. Rd. J at St. Rt. 66, $102, $88. Abbey Schroeder, rural Wauseon, disobeyed traffic control device, Co. Rd. 14 at Co. Rd. […]

He Shoots, He Scores!



Tate Kauffman sets up for a shot against Delta, Saturday, Dec. 6. He led Pettisville with 11 points at Tinora, Saturday, Dec. 13.– photo by Mario Gomez

Archbold Schools Looks At Funding R.O.C.K.S. Program



Archbold school district officials will look into continuing the Archbold R.O.C.K.S. program, said Aaron Rex, superintendent. R.O.C.K.S. (Recreation, Opportunity, Community, Knowledge, Success) is a before and after-school program for middle school students, headed by Michelle Bagrowski, curriculum director. The program offers students recreation, educational programs, and help with homework. The program is funded by a five-year grant that soon expires. […]

Car Crashes In Snow



Kayla Elizabeth Wyse, 23, Bryan, was involved in a single vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 22 about two-tenths of a mile north of US20A about 8 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 19. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the crash states Wyse was driving a car north on Co. Rd. 22, when her auto went out of control on the snow-covered […]

Go Birds!



Kate Kauffman runs through the tunnel of students after being announced before a Pettisville girls basketball game.– photo by Mario Gomez

Archbold Third Grade Students Better Than Average On Reading Tests



Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, said Archbold third grade students outperformed students in similar school districts and the state averages in recent reading tests. Speaking to the school board during its Monday, Dec. 15 meeting, Lambert said 32% of Archbold students scored in the advanced level compared to 22% for both similar school districts and the state averages. At the […]


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