Stuckey, Short To Wed Jan. 16

Brian and Lori Aeschliman (and the late Andrew Stuckey), Archbold, and Lynn and Karlene Short, Pettisville, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Audrey Stuckey, Archbold, and Taylor Short, Pettisville. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in math education from Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind. Her fianc√© is a Pettisville […]

Three Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, Nov. 25, said a press release from Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney: •Michael A. Ledesma, 46, last known address, rural Delta; indicted Aug. 17 on one count, failure to provide notice of change of address; entered guilty plea to single count, attempted failure to provide notice of […]

Driving To The Basket

Archbold’s Kamryn Hostetler (23) breaks to the basket in the Blue Streaks’ 53-39 victory over Wauseon, Tuesday, Nov. 24.– photo by Mario Gomez

FFA News

Five Pettisville FFA members and nine chaperones attended the National FFA convention in Louisville, Ky. More than 60,000 members and guests attended. Members listened to the national officers’ retiring addresses, watched FFAers from across the country get recognized for their extraordinary achievements, and were inspired by many speakers. Pettisville FFAers also listened to Rick Rigsby and Brad Montague. Rigsby is […]

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.) Terry A. Wurster, Jr., Reynoldsburg, assault, 180 days jail, credit for 16 days served, $100, $169; unauthorized use of property, $100, $54. Lukas Peter Rodriguez, Archbold, sold alcoholic beverages to minors, $50, $93, […]

Pettisville Girls Beat NC, Fall To Delta

The Pettisville girls basketball team split a pair of games last week, falling to Delta in non-league action but defeating North Central in a Buckeye Border Conference game. The Panthers used a 15-5 fourth quarter to turn a 32- 30 lead after three into a 47- 35 victory, Tuesday, Nov. 24, in the Bird Cage. The Birds traveled to North […]

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA Alumni and Friends recently held its annual meeting. Highlights of the night were updates from students that attended the Washington Leadership Conference and Agriscience Fair reports. The group will assist the FFA with its Hunger Project. The next activity is the Science Fair Hog Roast, Saturday, Feb. 13. Officers are Jeremy Crouch, president; Josiah Hoops, vice president; […]

Parking Lot Mishap

A semi collided with a car in the Arrow Tru-Line parking lot about 7:11 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 25, an Archbold police report states. The semi, owned by CHW Transport, Inc., Justice, Ill., driven by Alfred Czebotar, 67, Chesterton, Ind., was traveling northwest in the parking lot. The report states Czebotar was checking his phone for messages when he collided with […]

Despite The Rain, Parade A Success

Amy Krueger, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, must be feeling just a little bit jinxed. Earlier in the year, the “Dueling Pianos” chamber event was postponed due to weather. In September, rain cut the Fall Festival short, in spite of a valiant attempt to go forward. Then it rained more or less the whole evening during […]

Santa Visits Village

Santa Claus was in Archbold Friday, Nov. 27, prior to the Parade of Lights. At top: He visits with Hayden Rodriguez, 5. Below: Santa poses with Alianna Gonzales, 4, who was the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year in 2011. Both are from Archbold.– photos by David Pugh

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