Fricke Competes For Tomato Queen

Winter Fricke, daughter of Rob and Audrey, will represent Ridgeville Township in the 56th annual Tomato Festival Pageant at the Henry County Fair, Sunday, Aug. 16. She is a 2015 Archbold High School graduate.– photo courtesy Suz Photography

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve two break-ins at a rural Fayette convenience store. Person or persons entered the Main Stop, 17980 US 20, Fayette on Saturday, July 25, by cutting through walls, where the burglar(s) disabled the alarm and surveillance camera. Money and payroll checks were taken from the store safe along with cash registers, cigarettes, and […]


David Dominique, an assistant coach with the Blue Streaks for the past four years, has been named head coach of the AHS varsity football team, effective immediately. The news was confirmed Tuesday morning by Allan Gladieux, athletic director, and Aaron Rex, superintendent. Dominique was named head coach after Bryan Miller, AHS head football coach since 2009, resigned on Tuesday, citing […]

PHS Cross Country Has The Numbers

The Pettisville girls cross county team under Tom Wagner, head coach, is looking to defend the Buckeye Border Conference (BBC) title it won a season ago with a 15-0 record. Wagner, in his 34th season, is quick to point out that the girls and boys teams both have “nice numbers” for the season. The girls team returns nine letterwinners, while […]


In the Fulton County Court News real estate transfers that were published July 29 in this newspaper, the address of a property transfer was incorrect. The correct entry reads: Alice K. Leatherman, trustee, to Terry & Lora Mull, 117 Pheasant Lane, Archbold, $228,000.

2015-08-12 E-Edition

Two Letterwinners Back For Pettisville Golf

The Pettisville golf squad faced a difficult season last year, going 0-15, but this season could have a bright spot with two returning letterwinners in seniors Evan King and Matt Krill for Ed Bracken, head coach. King is a three-year letterwinner and was a Second Team All-Buckeye Border Conference pick last year. Krill is also a three-year letterwinner. The Birds […]

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.) Erick Christopher-Arlo Hilton, rural Wauseon, speeding, 67-55, St. Rt. 120, $37, $88. Kaye Monk, rural Wauseon, failure to control, Co. Rd. J, $102, $88. Nanzhu Chen, Wauseon, speeding, 77-55, Co. Rd. 15, $100, […]

Battle For The Ball

Archbold’s Cassi Wyse, left, battles a Lima Central Catholic player for control of the ball in a preseason scrimmage last week.– photo by Mario Gomez

Fulton County Crime Stopper Okays Reward

Fulton County Crime Stopper announced Wednesday, Aug. 5, a reward of $500 had been paid to an individual for information the person provided regarding an alleged murder. The person gave authorities a description of the location in which to find Romauldo Cordoba. The information led to an indictment being filed against Cordoba for murder and domestic violence. Authorities did not […]