2018-10-17

BBC Six-Peats For Pettisville Volleyball, Girls Cross Country



The Pettisville volleyball and girls cross country teams won their sixth straight Buckeye Border Conference titles last week. Top: Morgan Leppelmeier, a senior, was congratulated by her teammates and student fans on garnering her 1,000th career kill, Tuesday, Oct. 9, in a BBC match with Fayette. Leppelmeier is holding the large congratulations sign. The Birds have won 66 straight BBC […]

Wauseon Man Jailed For Alleged Assault



Joel Thomas Hunter, 24, Wauseon, was being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio Sunday afternoon, Oct 14, on two charges of assault filed with Fulton County Western District Court. Breanna Elizabeth Brown, 24, Napoleon, told Archbold police she was assaulted while on the job at Arrow Tru-Line between 5-5:30 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 9. She filed her report Wednesday, […]

Birds Win Sixth Straight BBC Title, Run String Of BBC Victories To 66



Pettisville won its sixth straight Buckeye Border Conference title and 66th straight BBC match with wins over Fayette and Edon last week, along with a non-conference victory over Delta. In addition, senior Morgan Leppelmeier crossed the 1000-kill threshold in her career, and is believed to be the first in PHS history to hit the mark. The Birds opened their week […]

2018-10-17 E-Edition

Good Eating, Hard Work Give King Sisters Great Longevity



Sisters Inez, Delilah, and Martha King live together in a home on a quiet dead-end road north of Archbold. Surrounded by family living nearby, they refer to the road with a chuckle as “The Kings Highway.” The three are remarkable not just for their sense of humor. Inez, the oldest, recently had her 105th birthday. Delilah is 94. Martha is […]

Release Accident Reports



Archbold police recently released three crash reports. Officers were dispatched to the high school parking lot about 8:23 pm, Thursday, Oct. 4. The police report states a pickup truck driven by Devin Jared Witte, 16, Ridgeville Corners, was parked. A sport-utility vehicle, driven by Josiah Joaquin Magallanes, 16, Archbold, was traveling in the lot when a tire struck the rear […]

PHS Girls XC Wins Sixth Straight BBC Title

Stuber, Rufenacht Sweep Individual Titles

The Pettisville girls cross country team won its sixth straight Buckeye Border Conference championship, Saturday, Oct. 13, at Hilltop. It was the team’s 13th BBC title in school history. The Birds won with 33 points as their first five runners all finished in the top 16. Fayette was second with 57, and Montpelier was third with 74. Kate Stuber, a […]

Drug Mart To Open In 2020



Steve Ferris, Government & Public Affairs Director of Discount Drug Mart, said last week a new 28,000 square foot drug and general merchandise store in Archbold will open in the late spring or early summer of 2020. Groundbreaking for the new $3 million store will be in the fall of 2019. In an article in the Jan. 17, 2018 issue […]

Crime Stopper



A bolt-action .22-250 rifle equipped with a telescopic sight was stolen from a vehicle in Delta on or about Tuesday, Sept. 18. Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help in solving the crime. Those with information should contact Crime Stopper anytime, 800-255-1122. Calls are confidential, anonymous. Informants are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000.

Archbold Boys Soccer Tames Wildcats 9-1



The Archbold boys soccer team finished the regular season with a 12-game win streak, defeating Woodmore 9-1, Tuesday, Oct. 9, to finish with a 15-1 record entering the postseason. The Streaks’ only blemish this season was a 2-0 loss to Ottawa Hills on Sept. 27. The Green Bears (13-2) are ranked number one in Division III by the Ohio Scholastic […]


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