FFA Provides Food Facts

Pettisville High School FFA members were busy Thursday, Feb. 23, meeting with other Pettisville students in grades four through eight to discuss the health aspects of various foods. Each group of students spent 40 to 50 minutes with the FFAers. Kaitlyn Wiemken, left, and Devon Brown were presenters, which took place during FFA Week.– photo by David Pugh

AHS Girls March To District With Sectional Title

Archbold defeated Northwood 66-27 and Rossford 77-28 to win a Division III sectional girls basketball championship and advance to an All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League district tournament at Lake High School this week. Evergreen (13-11), which won its first district title in school history last year, plays Delta (14-10), tomorrow, Thursday, 6:15 pm. Archbold (23-1, ranked second in the final Associated […]


Fayette 41, Pettisville 34

Fayette defeated Pettisville 41-34 in a Div. IV sectional boys basketball semifinal, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Swanton. The Eagles advance to the sectional finals, Friday, March 3, against Holgate. Pettisville ends its season with a 12-11 record.-Posted 2.28, 10:35 pm

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 17 9:08 pm: Citation to Travis Manuel, 26, Archbold, disobeying stop sign, S. Defi- ance St. at Miller Ave. 11:54 pm: Community service, 100 block Fairlawn Drive. Feb. 18 3:20 am: Assist police unit with follow-up, 300 block N. Clyde’s Way. Feb. 19 8:17 am: Larceny, 204 West St. Feb. 20 8:42 am: Parking violation, vehicle parked on private […]


A girl was misidentified in the K of C Free Throw Winners photo in the Feb. 22 edition. The winner on the far left was Brittany Ramirez, a winner in the 14-year-old age group.

Annabelle L. Watts

Annabelle L. Watts, age 81, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, 2017, in CHP Defiance Area Hospice, Defiance.  She was born June 27, 1935, in Bryan, to the late Frank and Willabelle (Fetters) Beck.  She married Dale W. Watts, Jr., on Dec. 21, 1962, in Bryan, and he survives.  Annabelle was employed in Dr. Brown’s office in Stryker for 10 years […]

Fayette Man Killed When Trucks Collide

Naylen Kane Fonseca, 25, Fayette, died when the truck he was driving collided with a semi at the intersection of St. Rt. 109 and US20 about 5 am, Wednesday, Feb. 22. Ohio State Highway Patrol officials said Fonseca was driving a truck and trailer east on US20. A semi, driven by Roberto DeJesus Hernandez, Jr., 30, San Jacinto, Calif., was […]

Pettisville Girls Win Sectional Title

Pettisville got off to a good start and held off a pesky Ayersville squad ((12-12) to capture a Division IV sectional girls basketball title, Saturday, Feb. 25, at Bryan. Pettisville took a 24-9 halftime lead and made it stand up for a 34-22 win, advancing to the district semifinals to face Hicksville. “I give a lot of credit to Ayersville,” […]


District Champions!

Racing out to a 20-5 first-quarter lead, Archbold defeated Evergreen 76-33 to win the Division III district championship, Saturday, March 4, at Lake High School. The Streaks (#2 AP) play Liberty-Benton in a regional semifinal, Tuesday, March 7, 6 pm, at Ohio Northern University. LB (#8 AP) defeated Columbus Grove 61-44 in their district final. The regional final is Saturday, […]

Two Non-Citizens Found On County Voter List

There are two persons who are not U.S. citizens, who are registered to vote in Fulton County. The Ohio Secretary of State office said neither cast a ballot in at least one election. Citizenship is a requirement to vote in the United States. Melanie Gilders, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said she had no comment on the […]

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