Receives Award

Taylor Kruse, PHS ‘12 and daughter of Jack and Peggy, is one of 20 students to win the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Award winners are selected via a competitive process, are evaluated on excellence, and demonstrated personal and professional growth in the areas of academic scholarship, […]

Local Company Reports Scam

A local company was defrauded out of more than $4,500 in equipment, an Archbold police report said. A representative of Lee Supply Corporation, Archbold, told officers on Thursday, April 14, the firm had shipped two solar pumps, valued at $4,558.13. The sale was based on a credit-card transaction over the Internet. The card proved to be invalid. The theft took […]

PHS Softball Wins Two, Drops One; Stands 5-3

The Pettisville softball team is 5-3, 3-2 after beating Edon and Montpelier and falling to North Central last week. PHS 14, Edon 0 The Birds scored at least two runs in each of the five innings played on their way to a 14-0 Buckeye Border Conference shutout at Edon, Monday, April 18. Kyra Behnfeldt was the winning pitcher. In five […]

Fun At Sweetheart Dance

Excitement was in the air during the Pettisville Elementary Sweetheart Dance, Friday, April 22. During the dance, girls joined hands and raced around the dance floor. Joining in the fun are, from left: Grace Remington, Sadie Swisher, Quinn Stickley, and Madison Remington. All are third graders.– photo by David Pugh

Threaten Girl With Photo

Archbold police are investigating a report that a girl was threatened by having a photo spread over the Internet. Police are releasing few details in connection with the case, but Tera Rogers, an officer, said a 15-year-old Archbold girl reported the threat on Sunday, April 17. Rogers said officers do have a suspect in the case.

Bird Baseball Splits Pair Of BBC Games

Pettisville split a pair of Buckeye Border Conference games Last week, losing to Edon but defeating North Central. The Birds stand 2-5, 2-2 BBC. Edon 10, PHS 0 Pettisville traveled to Edon, Monday, April 18. The Bombers dropped the bomb on the Blackbirds 10-0. The Birds mustered only two hits, singles by Logan Rufenacht and Christian Barhite, while Edon had […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 15: Jessica Rivera, McClure, boy. April 20: Gretchen & Jeremy King, Archbold, boy.

Juvenile Taken Into Custody

Archbold police took a 16- year-old Archbold girl into custody after an incident that occurred on Tuesday, April 19. Police were called to a home in the 800 block of West Street at approximately 8:04 am. When officers arrived, they were told the girl refused to go to school. Officers contacted the Fulton County Juvenile Probation Department, who asked that […]

Construction Starts June 1 At Elementary, High Schools

Aaron Rex, superintendent, told the Archbold School Board that construction starts on remodeling the front entrances of the elementary and high schools, Wednesday, June 1. Rupp-Rosebrock Construction, Liberty Center, was the low bidder for the projects, Rex told the board during its Monday, April 18 meeting. The goal of the projects is to provide increased security and reconfigure office space. […]


Parkinson Support Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, May 3, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold.

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