2017-04-05

Men Rescue Driver Thrown From Truck Into Pond




Joshua Grime, rural Archbold, and Wyatt Beck, 19, Montpelier, used a paddleboat to rescue an injured truck driver from a pond. The driver, Matthew James Watson, 31, of Allegan, Mich. was ejected from the cab of the tanker truck he was driving after it collided with a semi at the intersection of St. Rt. 34 and Henry Co. Rd. 24 […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 6, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, April 10, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, April 10, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, April 12, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance […]

PHS Baseball Opens Season with Two Losses



Pettisville played two baseball games last week while two were postponed. The Blackbirds fell to the Hicksville Aces 7-4 and lost to Hilltop 7-1 in Buckeye Border Conference play. Hicksville 7, PHS 4 The Birds led 4-0 after the first half-inning but could not keep it and lost 7-4, Monday, March 27, at Hicksville. Hicksville scored three runs in the […]

Crash Results In Fuel, Oil Spills



A crash between a semi and a heavy truck carrying waste oil resulted in a leak of up to 500 gallons of oil and diesel fuel about 9 am, Friday morning, March 31. There was heavy fog that morning with visibility of about one-quarter mile, but the Henry County Sheriff Department report on the crash does not cite fog as […]

Car Damaged



A car owned by Shirley L. Davis, 49, Archbold, was damaged, possibly in a parking lot mishap. Officials from the Sauder Woodworking security department contacted police on Wednesday, March 15, to report an incident that occurred in the parking lot on Monday, March 6. Video images provided to police were inconclusive, and there were conflicting statements from the parties involved. […]

Gray Signs Letter Of Intent



Ben Gray, PHS ‘17, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to run cross country at Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati. Seated with him are his parents, Brian and Susan. Standing is Tom Wagner, PHS cross country and track coach.– courtesy photo

Church Congregations Support 51st Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction



The 51st annual Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction is this week. At the event, everything from homemade baked goods to furniture to handcrafted quilts goes across the auction block. Money raised by the events goes to benefit the residents of the Fairlawn Haven Care Center. But there is another part of the Auxiliary that isn’t always publicized. Nanette Buehrer, director of development […]

Vehicle Crashes



Several accidents were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department (FCSD) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) recently: •Tuesday, March 7, 8:04 am: An OSHP report states a semi, driven by Timothy Edward Schlatter, 47, Camden, Mich., owned by Schaedler & Sons Trucking, Inc., Camden, Mich. was traveling north on St. Rt. 66 near Co. Rd. J when the […]

Tennis Falls To Northview



The Archbold boys tennis team was blanked 5-0 in its season opener by Sylvania Northview, Monday, April 3, at AHS. Singles: 1. Anish Karnani (N) def. Jereme Rupp 6-4, 7-5. 2. Dominic Ciucci (N) def. Erik Short 6-0, 6-3. 3. Anthony Kammeny (N) def. Levi Strawn 6-2, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Feross Sarsoccr and Jared Freeman (N) def. Luke Mc- Quade […]

Men Arrested After Anonymous Tip



Archbold police arrested two men Monday night, April 3, at the Circle K convenience store. Preliminary information from the police report states at 7:04 pm, police received an anonymous tip that a “known, wanted individual” would be at the Circle K in about five minutes. Officers arrived and identified both the man named in the tip, plus a second wanted […]