2017-05-03

FCCC National Technical Honor Society Inductees



Four County Career Center students from Archbold and Pettisville are among those named to the National Technical Honor Society. To be considered, students must have a 3.6 (or higher) gpa during enrollment at the career center, 95% attendance, and an excellent disciplinary record. Archbold: Jaryd Hobbs, automotive technologies; Rachelle Wyse, culinary arts management; Brian Ball, network administration and cyber security; […]

Ada Lucille Schnur



Ada Lucille Schnur, age 88, of Archbold, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017, in her home. She was born on Jan. 8, 1929, to Allison and Mary (Zaerr) Ledyard in Burlington. Ada worked in the factory for Campbell Soup for over 25 years. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and gardening, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her children and […]

Repp Signs Letter Of Intent



Kierstyn Repp, AHS ‘17, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to play basketball at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Seated with her are her parents, Jodi Repp and Michael Repp. Standing is Brian Ziegler, AHS head girls basketball coach.– photo by Mary Huber

Arbor Day Assistance



Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, lends a hand to Judah Junk, an Archbold fifth grader, during the annual Archbold Arbor Day celebration, Friday, April 28, at Ruihley Park. Each year, fifth grade students put shovels full of dirt into the hole where a new tree has been planted. Junk had one arm in a sling, and needed a bit of help.– […]

Pettisville Student Wins Lamb In Essay Contest



Eleanor Grieser, Wauseon, a sixth grade student at Pettisville, has won a lamb. Grieser, a four-year member of the Pettisville Ever- Ready 4-H Club, wrote an essay to win the lamb that can be used for her 2017 4-H project. Youths eight through 18 were required to write essays about why they wanted to take a lamb to the Fulton […]

Public Meetings



Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, May 4, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, May 8, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, May 8, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, May 22, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St.-Revised 5.5 Park Board […]

Leppelmeier Signs Letter Of Intent



Alexa Leppelmeier, PHS ‘17, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to run track & field and cross country at Walsh University, North Canton. Seated with her are her parents, Amy and Brian. Standing are, from left: Marty Rupp, PHS assistant coach; Tom Wagner, PHS head coach; and Gabe Jaramillo, PHS assistant coach.– courtesy photo

Two-Mill Fire Department Levy Discussed



Members of Archbold Village Council and the German Township Trustees heard a presentation from Brett Kolb, Fulton County Auditor, during the Monday, May 1 council meeting. A proposal developed by the village and the trustees would involve a two-mill levy that would be levied upon all German Township residents– both inside the village limits and those outside the village– to […]

Emma Cobb Is May Day Dancer



Emma Cobb, AHS ‘16, is one of 16 dancers in the Bluffton University Maypole Dance. Cobb, the daughter of Adam and Jennifer, Archbold, is a double major in food and nutrition and music. The May Day event traces its roots back to 1910. The Maypole dance, with firstyear students serving as dancers, started in 1914. Cobb will wear lilac.

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Eryka Tyler Wallace, Pettisville, violation of temporary permit requirements, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $88. Timothy E Moxim, Wauseon, disobeyed stop sign, Co. Rd. E at St. Rt. 66, $102, $88. Larry D. […]