Blue Streaks March At Disney World

The Archbold High School Marching Band, led by field commanders Kenzie Short, Emily Rose, and Darby Stevens, from left, carry the band banner at Disney World in Florida, Thursday, March 31. The band traveled to Florida over Spring Break, March 28-April 1, to march in one of the theme park parades and participate in educational clinics offered by Disney staff.– […]

Men Sentenced

Sentences were handed down against two men in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Monday, March 28: •Timothy Dooley, 39, Toledo; originally indicted in November 2015 on three counts, forgery, one count each, theft from a person in a protected class and theft; entered guilty plea in January to one count each, theft from a person in a protected class […]


Pettisville Track Tuesday, March 29, at Pettisville Girls Montpelier 68, Pettisville 53 100: 2. Ryeana Klopfenstein 14.8; 3. Elise Hartzler 15.2. 200: 2. Hartzler 31.9. 400: 2. Hartzler 1:11.5. 800: 1. Sarah Foor 3:04. 1600: 1. Kelly Miller 6:34.3; 2. Foor 6:38.7. 100 hurdles: Danielle King 20.8. 200 hurdles: 1. King 36.3; 2. Miller 36.7. 4×400: 1. Pettisville (Foor, King, […]

Prince, Princess Come To Life In ‘The Little Mermaid’

Walt Disney Studios released “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in 1937. With that full-length, all animated feature film, the first “Disney Princess” was born. Over the years, Snow White was followed by decades of princes and princesses, creating a gold standard in the movie world. The thespians at Archbold High School take on the challenge of bringing one of […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 7, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, April 11, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, April 11, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, […]

Bucklew Signs Letter Of Intent

Ben Bucklew, AHS ‘16, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Seated with him are his parents, Brianna and Ben. Standing is Dick Selgo, AHS varsity baseball coach.– photo by Mary Huber

County Landfill Waste Trucked To Pettisville

Contaminated water from the closed Fulton County Landfill is being treated at Pettisville, Ziad Musallam, director of public utilities for Fulton County, said last week. The process has been going on for about 10 years. The landfill, located on the southeastern corner of County Roads F and 9, was closed more than 30 years ago, but groundwater seeps into and […]


Mary I. Grime, 80, Archbold, died March 30, 2016. Survivors include her husband, John P., and six children. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

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Council Refinances Bonds, Saves $30,000 Per Year

Archbold Village Council dealt with several financial matters at its Monday, April 4 meeting, including a plan that could save $30,000 a year. Council approved the refinancing of $3.25 million in bonds that were originally issued in 2010. Dennis Howell, village administrator, said the original bond issue was for $3.7 million. The money was used to construct Woodland Park and […]

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