2015-10-07

The Great Pumpkin Flower



From a lowly pumpkin, Pettisville art teacher Joyce Nafziger created a beautiful sunflower for the annual Pettisville Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 2 at the school. Decorated pumpkins crafted by students, including a pumpkin sculpture made of scrap metal, were on display. Pettisville Pumpkin Fest is sponsored by the Pettisville FFA Alumni and Friends.– photo by D. J. Neuenschwander

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Keri Grooms, Archbold, plaintiff vs Chad Grooms, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. Carlotta Wiemken, Swanton, plaintiff vs Scott Wiemken, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. HSBC Bank USA, West Palm Beach, Fla., plaintiff vs Steven Bergeon, Defiance, defendant. Foreclosure. Merritte Ward, Toledo and Laurie Ward, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Patsy Hull, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Theodore Dickerson, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Maria Cruz, Wauseon, […]

Pettisville Second At Streak Spike-Tacular



Tinora (17-2) won its first Streak Spike-Tacular volleyball title, Saturday, Oct. 3, defeating Pettisville in the finals 25-22, 25-16 in the Thunderdome at Archbold. The loss broke Pettisville’s string of nine straight wins. The Birds are 12-5 on the season. Archbold has won the title 10 times. Kidron Central Christian won the title eight times. Antwerp and Otsego have each […]

Defiance Street Sidewalk Work Starts



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said Crestline Paving, Toledo, was to finish repaving North Defiance Street, yesterday, Tuesday. Today, Wednesday, the concrete subcontractor working on the East Mechanic Street project should be ready to move into the downtown area to begin replacing sidewalks that were disturbed as part of construction. “We do not have a date for pavement striping as […]

Millers Celebrate 60th Anniversary



Robert and Mary Miller, Lakeland Fla., and formerly of Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 8, 2015. Robert and Mary were married Oct. 8, 1955, at Kauffman Mennonite Church, Holsopple, Pa. They have eight children: Arlene (David) Cooper, Defiance; Anita (Mitch) Cooper, Bryan; Annette (Lee) Beucler, Stryker; Pamela (Kevin) Cooley, Bryan; Christine (Gerald) Schoenhals, Archbold; Beth Jones, […]

Archbold Crash Reports



Archbold police recently released two crash reports. Lynnsey Marie Crouch, 16, rural Wauseon, was driving a pickup east on Stryker Street, and was stopped at the North Defiance Street intersection about 11:14 am, Thursday, Oct. 1. Crouch started to make a right turn, to proceed south on North Defiance Street, but could not due to stopped traffic. Crouch then attempted […]

Blue Streaks Defeat Patrick Henry 7-6 In Homecoming Thriller



Homecoming at the Archbold Football Stadium. The glitz and glamour of the royal court. The student section filled with excitement. Alumni coming home to watch their hometown team and reminisce of days past. And the players looking for a win to send their fans home in a joyous mood. What every Archbold fan saw on Friday, Oct. 2, will be […]

2015-10-07 E-Edition

First Vote



Nick Wyse, Archbold, a student in the Four County Career Center Auto collision repair program, was one of the FCCC students who participated in the Ohio First Vote student registration. Students who will be 18 years old by November registered to vote.– courtesy photo

Public Meetings



Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. […]


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