2015-09-02

Pettisville School Board Hires Teacher Monday



The Pettisville School Board approved a one-year teaching contract for Barb Stuckey during its Monday, Aug. 31 meeting. Stuckey will work in the class size reduction position, which is funded through grants. She will assist in classrooms and also serve as intervention coordinator for the elementary school. The board approved supplemental contracts for several teachers to participate in the new […]

Men Sentenced



A Wauseon man was sentenced Monday, Aug. 24, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Kyle Shields, 27; originally indicted April 24 on three counts, grand theft, one count each, theft, safecracking, and unauthorized use of property; guilty plea entered into courts records July 8 on charges of grand theft and safecracking; between Jan. 24-March 5, stole a handgun and broke […]

You Could Come Out A Winner At The 2015 Fulton County Fair



In addition to corndogs, funnel cakes and refreshing, hand-squeezed lemonade, the 2015 Fulton County Fair is serving up a surplus of competition from Friday, Sept. 4 through Thursday, Sept. 10. From floral and craft contests to the highly popular corn hole tournament, this year’s fair has an event through which all fairgoers can showcase their skills and competitive spirit. Everyone […]

Muni Tax Down For Month, Up For Year



The village of Archbold collected more than $2.3 million through July, 4.77% more than the same Januarythrough July time period as last year. Archbold Village Council was given that information during its Monday, Aug. 17 meeting. During July, the 1.5% tax on income and corporate profits brought in $256,117.19, $43,031.28 less than was collected during July 2014. From January through […]

Ursula L. Goertz



Ursula L. Goertz, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 30, 2015 at Fulton Manor Nursing & Rehab Center in Wauseon. She was born May 30, 1931, in Germany, the daughter of Hans and Marie Strowig. She married Frederick “Fritz” Goertz on Sept. 29, 1951, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 2004. She came […]

Blue Streak Girls Soccer Burns Blue Devils, Drops Toledo Christian



The 2015 girls soccer season officially kicked off as Archbold played host to Springfield and Toledo Christian. It was a 2-0 start as the Streaks defeated Springfield 7-2 and bested Toledo Christian 4-1. AHS 7, Springfield 2 The season opener pitted the Streaks against the Blue Devils, Tuesday, Aug. 25. It didn’t take long for Archbold to get on the […]

Unemployment Drops In County For July



The July unemployment rate in Fulton County was 4.6%, as estimated by the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. That’s the third-lowest unemployment rate in the last six years, eight months. Unemployment for the month of October 2014 was 4.4%; in November, it was 4.2%. The county unemployment rate was 4.7% for the months of April, May and June. […]

Myrtie M. Wagler



Myrtie M. Wagler, age 92 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday night, Aug. 25, 2015, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. She was born Feb. 20, 1923, on a farm near Archbold, the daughter of Eli and Jennie ( Burkholder) Lugbill. She married Earles Wagler on Oct. 25, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2006. A lifelong […]

Streaks Trump Aces In Season Opener



Archbold overcame a shaky third quarter to give David Dominique his first win as head coach as the Streaks held off the Hicksville Aces 27-20, Friday, Aug. 28, at Hicksville. “This win feels good. I got the monkey off my back. It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win,” said Dominique. Archbold put the first points up on a 30-yard […]

Fans In The Stands



AHS students watched intently as the Blue Streak football team battled it out with the Hicksville Aces, Friday, Aug. 28. Archbold prevailed in the season opener, 27-20.– photo by Mario Gomez