2016-02-10

Income Tax Up At Pettisville



The Pettisville School Board learned district income tax collections have increased. Chris Lee, district treasurer, told the board the income tax collection for the third quarter of 2015 showed revenue was up over $36,000 from the same time last year. “The tax is doing exactly what it was intended to do when it was proposed and approved,” Lee said. “It […]

The King At 100 Day



Orion Shreve, a Pettisville first grader, wears a crown during 100 Day, Wednesday, Feb. 3. With him is classmate Darrah Kate Shaw. The day celebrates the 100th day of the school year.– photo by David Pugh

Blackbirds Outlast Panthers In Triple Overtime, Fold Against Aces



It took three overtime periods before Pettisville prevailed 71-67 at Stryker in an exciting Buckeye Border Conference boys basketball battle, Friday, Feb. 5. The Birds hosted Hicksville for Homecoming, Saturday, Feb. 6, and lost 58-37 to stand 6-13, 5-3 BBC on the season. PHS 71, Stryker 67 In a game that fans will remember for years, it took 12 extra […]

Archbold Police Log



Jan. 29 2:54 pm: Lost dog, 500 block Ditto St., unable to locate. 4:02 pm: 911 hang-up, Archbold Medical Center. 4:23 pm: Parking violations, 100 block LaChoy Dr., unfounded. 7:29 pm: Arrested Donald McLeod, 50, Archbold, on misdemeanor warrant. 11:53 pm: 911 hang-up, Colony Meadows. Jan. 30 2:18 am: Threats, 700 West Barre Rd. 7:08 pm: Civil problem, 200 block […]

Three Cars In Two Collisions Jan. 28



Three vehicles were involved in two collisions at the intersection of US20A, St. Rt. 108, and N. Ottokee St., north of Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. 28, Fulton County Sheriff Department reports say. The first occurred at 6:47 pm, when a car, driven by Lawrence Grime, Jr., 84, rural Archbold, was traveling west on US20A. He was followed by a second car, […]

AHS Girls Cage Tigers, Wildcats



Archbold improved to 18- 2, 6-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with two victories last week. The Streaks traveled to Liberty Center, Thursday, Feb. 4, and came home with a 64-35 NWOAL victory. After a five-game road stint, the Blue Streaks finally returned to the Thunderdome, Saturday, Feb. 6, to host Napoleon in a nonleague battle. And a battle […]

Archbold EMS Log



Jan. 1 5:41 pm: 300 block Primrose, illness, transported to FCHC. Jan. 2 11:12 pm: Accident, Co. Rd. 25-2 at US20A, transported one subject to FCHC, two transported to Toledo Hospital via helicopter ambulance. Jan. 3 6:04 pm: 500 block N. Defiance St., medical, transported to FCHC. 8:48 pm: 100 block Schlatter St., medical, transported to FCHC. Jan. 4 10:26 […]

Police Speak With Suspect



Archbold police spoke with a suspect in an unwanted person case and got that suspect to promise to stay away from the victim, a report states. Melanie Fidler, 52, Archbold, called police complaining that the suspect had been frequently visiting her mother, Marcia Morar, 79, 300 Westfield Dr. Fidler said due to the suspect’s past, she was concerned for her […]

PHS Girls Split Week With Patriots, Panthers



Down 21-12 at the half, Pettisville came back to defeat Patrick Henry 39-36, Tuesday, Feb. 2, in nonleague girls basketball action. Stryker visited the Bird Cage, Thursday, Feb. 4, for a Buckeye Border Conference contest. The Panthers took home a 44-35 victory. PHS 39, PHHS 36 The Patriots led 7-5 after one and 21-12 at the half, but Pettisville came […]

Menacing Reported



Latasha S. White, 26, Archbold, filed a menacing complaint with Archbold police at 2:18 am, Saturday, Jan. 30. White told officers she had received second-hand information that an acquaintance who was intoxicated was looking for her, with the possible intent to assault her. She told officers she left her residence for the night to avoid any problems. Police closed the […]


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