2015-01-28

Ridgeville Corners Native First On Fatal Crash Scene



Amanda (Lecklider) Carrizales, a Ridgeville Corners native and AHS graduate, was one of the first persons on the scene of a fatal crash that occurred Sunday, Jan. 25, in western Lucas County. Deb Lecklider, Amanda’s mother, said Amanda assisted in giving the most-seriously injured victim cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until medics arrived and took over, but their efforts failed. The victim, […]

Archbold Man Sentenced Jan. 21



Jared Dominique, 19, rural Archbold, was sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after entering a guilty plea to a drug-related offense. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Dominique was sentenced Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Dominique was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Sept. 15, […]

Archbold Boys End Skid



Archbold traveled to Continental (3-10), Saturday, Jan. 24 and walked away with a 53-43 non-league boys basketball win to end a threegame losing streak. The two squads were knotted at 13 points after the first eight minutes with the host holding a 22-18 advantage at the half. The Streaks outscored their host 17-6 in the third and 18-15 in the […]

2015-01-28 E-Edition

2015 Pettisville Homecoming Court



Pettisville High School celebrates its basketball Homecoming when the Blackbirds host Ayersville, Saturday, Feb. 7. Members of the Homecoming court are, first row, from left: Ben Graber, queen escort; Ashalyn Rice, kindergarten attendant; Mikala Avina, 2015 Homecoming queen; Brady Murray, kindergarten escort; Joshua Liechty, queen escort. Middle row: Tate Kauffman, senior escort; Dana Fricke, senior attendant; Natalie Hoffmire, junior attendant; […]

Woman Sentenced In Fatal Crash



Rebecca Yarberry, 21, Toledo, was sentenced to 30 days in jail in Fulton County Common Pleas Court Tuesday, Jan. 20, on a charge of attempted failure to stop after an accident. Yarberry was charged in connection with an April 9, 2014, auto mishap, in which the car she was driving struck Haylee Michelle Brandt, 30, Swanton, who was walking along […]

Indians Beat Streaks On Buzzer-Beater



Down by one point with 6.2 seconds left, Wauseon’s Sariah Yackee became a hero to the Wauseon faithful, making a buzzer-beater to defeat Archbold 48-47, Thursday, Jan. 22, in an exciting Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball contest at the Thunderdome. It was the second time this season the Indians beat the Streaks. Wauseon won 63-51 in a non-league contest […]

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2015 Is A Big Boy




JT Paul Rufenacht was, and is, a big baby. He also is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2015. When JT, the son of Kylie and Cory Rufenacht, rural Archbold, was born at 1:01 am, Friday Jan. 9, he weighed 10 pounds, 8 ounces, and 22 inches long. “We knew he was going to be a big baby,” Kylie said. […]

Arrest Woman On Disorderly Charge



Archbold police arrested Maria Hamilton, 63, Archbold, on a charge of disorderly conduct at 1:36 am, Thursday, Jan. 22. The report states police were called to the East Gardens apartment complex at 1:12 am on a loud noise complaint. The officer wrote in his report, “I could hear individuals arguing in the hall. “During the course of the investigation, one […]

River Valley Captures Chuck Forward Duals



Twelve teams competed at the annual Chuck Forward Duals wrestling tournament, Saturday, Jan. 24, at Archbold High School. River Valley marched thru the dual format tournament, registering a perfect 5-0 record to garnish the 2015 trophy. Archbold, under the guidance of Brian Becher, head coach, finished second with a 4-1 record, losing only to River Valley. Coldwater placed third, and […]


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