PHS Boys Hang On For BBC Win

Leading by 16 points midway through the fourth period, Pettisville hung on as North Central came within three, 44-41, with 51.1 seconds left, before the Birds scored the final four points for a 48-41 victory, Saturday, Jan. 7, in the Bird Cage. The win raised Pettisville’s record to 6-4, 4-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference. North Central dropped to 2-10, […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Capital Bank, Norcross, Ga., plaintiff vs Jerome Wilburn, Pettisville, defendant. Other civil. Kelly Gibson, Delta, plaintiff vs Kathy Willis, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Kelly Gibson, Delta, plaintiff vs Morgan Willis, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Kelly Gibson, Delta, plaintiff vs Sara Turner, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Kelly Gibson, Delta, plaintiff vs Justin Willis, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Michael […]

Dettling Calls For Change In Village Accounting System

Archbold Village Council approved its appropriations for 2017, but not until after Donna Dettling, village administrator, discussed village accounting methods. The action, and the discussion, came at the Tuesday, Jan. 3 council meeting. In a later interview, Dettling explained the issue involved the village accounting system, called “cash basis” accounting. The method calls for transfers and reimbursements from one fund […]

PHS Girls Defeat Wauseon in OT

It took an extra four minutes for the Pettisville girls basketball team (9-2) to pull out a 52-46 overtime win over Wauseon in a non-league contest, Tuesday, Jan. 3, in the Bird Cage. Wauseon (0-9) jumped out to a 13-8 first-quarter lead and extended it to 22-13 at the half. The Blackbirds used the final two periods to mount their […]

Herzog At CCNO; More Charges Anticipated

Update: Jade Herzog, 41, who is now listed with a Bryan address, was indicted Monday, Jan. 9, by the Fulton County Grand Jury on two counts of receiving stolen property, and one count each, identity fraud, failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, felonious assault, and vandalism. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecutirng […]

2017-01-11 E-Edition

Fisher Signs Letter Of Intent

Jack Fisher, AHS ‘17, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to run track & field at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind. Seated with him are his parents, Vern and Rosemary. Standing is Tony Natali, BC head coach.– courtesy photo

Woman Arrested For Domestic Violence

Viviana Garcia, 18, Archbold, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 24, on a charge of domestic violence. Police were called on a report of a physical domestic at an apartment at 816 West Street at 4:12 pm. In his report, the responding officer wrote that he spoke to the parties involved. “I observed and photographed scratch wounds located on the victim. […]


Archbold 7th Grade Boys Basketball The Blue Streaks defeated Napoleon 53-15, Tuesday, Dec. 20. Tyler Hurst led the way with 14 points. The Pettisville Blackbirds visited AMS, Tuesday, Jan. 3. Jumping out to a 36-6 halftime lead, Archbold went on to win 59-12. DJ Newman and Gavin Bailey combined for 16 points. Cayden Alvarado bucketed 14. The Swanton Bulldogs invaded […]

Subjects Told To Stay Away

Archbold police told persons to stay away from residences, Archbold police reports state. Kent Clair, 51, Archbold, told police on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, that the person had frequented a High Street residence of a family member and was not wanted there. The person was told to have no contact with Clair or the family member. In another case, Stacy […]