2015-05-27

PHS Graduation Speakers Urge Classmates To Look Up, Redefine Success




Speakers at the Pettisville High School graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 25, turned away from admonitions to strive and achieve. Instead, they urged the Class of 2015 to consider others, to remember roots, and to redefine success. Rebecca Dorosz, PHS English teacher, told the graduates about how she transcribed her grandfather’s autobiography. She and her grandfather talked about the difficult days […]

Cordoba Indicted, Returning to Ohio



Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr., 38, Archbold, the man accused of the April 25 shooting death of a man from Oceanside, Calif., in Wauseon, will return to Fulton County. Immediately after the shooting, Cordoba fled the scene on foot. U.S. marshals arrested Cordoba in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Wednesday, May 13. Because Cordoba was arrested in Texas on an Ohio warrant, […]

King, Miller Named First Team All-BBC



Eli King and Noah Miller, Pettisville seniors, were named First Team All-Buckeye Border Conference for the 2015 baseball season. Tate Kauffman, a senior, and Christian Barhite, a junior, were named Second Team All-BBC. Receiving honorable mentions were Dustin Nofziger, Dillon King, and Landon Roth. Parker Ruffer, Stryker, was named the BBC Player of the Year. Stryker: Chad Ruffer, Brody Shock, […]

AHS Track, Softball Teams Win District Championships



Above: Both the Archbold boys and girls track teams won Division III district track and field championships, Thursday and Saturday, May 21 and 23, at Ayersville. It was the boys team’s second straight title. Team members include, front row from left: Emily Roth, Jensyn Garrow, Julia Lambert, Alicia Hernandez, Delanie Driver, Mara Beck, Lexa Richardson, Sydney Ranzau, Maddy Roth. Back […]

Grand Jury Indicts 12



Twelve persons were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury during its Monday, May 18 meeting. Charges against one man and one woman, Romualdo M. Cordoba, Jr. and Felicia D. Johnson, both of Archbold, are profiled in other articles. Others indicted: •Caroline L. Krasula, 41, Wauseon; indicted on two counts, aggravated vehicular assault; on or about March 31, she allegedly […]

Receives Award



Levi Wyse, a senior at Archbold, was awarded the Fred Daffler Boys Sportsmanship Award at the Division III district track and field meet, Saturday, May 23, at Ayersville. The award is voted on by the Division III Northwest District track officials. Madeline Routhier, Hilltop, received the girls award.– photo by Dennis Driver

Archbold Library Considers Turning To Police To Regain Materials



The Archbold Community Library Board is considering turning to the police to return overdue materials. The Library Board considered the situation at its Wednesday, May 13 meeting. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said police are researching exactly what sections of the Ohio Revised Code, the law of the state, would apply when patrons refuse to return library property. Klingelsmith told the […]

Local Woman Indicted For Domestic Violence, Endangering Children



Felicia D. Johnson, 29, Archbold, has been indicted on one count each of domestic violence and felonious assault, and four counts of endangering children, by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, May 18. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said on Saturday, May 9, Johnson, “allegedly caused or attempted to cause physical harm to a family […]

Klopfenstein, Hubby First Team All-BBC



Amber Klopfenstein and Stephanie Hubby, Pettisville juniors, were named First Team All-Buckeye Border Conference for the 2015 softball season. Teagan Kauffman and Jasmyn Barton, sophomores, and Jaelyn Rufenacht, a junior, were named Second Team All-BBC. Alexandra Kiess, Edon, was named the BBC Player of the Year. Stryker: Miranda Pegorch, second team; Katie Yoder, Sierra Walters, Miranda Maynard, Kaitlyn Wonders, Emily […]

Honoring Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice




During Memorial Day services in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners, Monday, May 24, veterans of U.S. military service– on the land, on the seas, and in the air– talked about honoring those who gave their lives. All three– Daniel Grime, a U.S. Army veteran who spoke at Archbold; Hank D’Alelio, a former U S. Navy submariner who was the speaker […]


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