2019-02-20

Honor Students



Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 autumn term at The Ohio State University: Levie Rufenacht, Leslie Simon, Mireya Zamudio, Paige Moden, Rebekah Eggers, Madelene Gackenbach, all of Archbold; Matthew Krill, Pettisville. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

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.) Mary Susan Burkhart, Defiance, failed to yield right-of-way from stop sign, Frey Rd. at Stryker St., $102, $93. Deedra S. Hernandez, Defiance, expired license plates, US20A, $37, $93. Montana Rae-Ann Carroll, Archbold, disobeyed […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, will visit Archbold High School, Thursday. Feb. 26, according to David Deskins, superintendent. Archbold Boy Scouts won the annual Klondike Derby, Saturday. Jan. 31. Eric Moon, scoutmaster, said, “It was 4 degrees below 0 when we arrived, and it stayed that cold. There was well over a foot of […]

Earn Degrees



Mireya Zamudio, Archbold, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University at commencement exercises, Dec. 16, 2018. —– Madeline Schrickel, Archbold, earned an Associate of Science degree from Kent State University during commencement exercises, Dec. 14-15.

Archbold Police Cite Railroad Again



Archbold police issued a citation for disorderly conduct to the Norfolk Southern railroad after crossings in the village were blocked, Friday, Feb. 8. In his report, an officer discovered an eastbound train blocking both the Defiance Street and Franklin Street crossings about 10:30 pm. Contact was made with NS dispatch, and was told the train was stopped for mechanical reasons […]

She Shoots, She Scores!



Andi Peterson shoots and scores over the defense of Evergreen’s Savannah VanOstrand (4) and Kennedi Keifer (30). Archbold defeated the Vikings 63-29, Thursday, Feb. 14, to finish 5-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.– photo by Mary Huber

4-H News



The first meeting of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Clubi s Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.

Youth Advised of Pot Danger



At the request of a subject, Archbold police searched a bedroom and advised a juvenile subject about the dangers of marijuana and substances that can be mixed with it. Police were called to a West Street address at 6 pm, Friday, Feb. 8, after the youth tested positive for marijuana. No illegal substances were located during the search, the police […]

Chicken Pie Popular



The Ridgeville Corners post of the American Legion held its annual Chicken Pie Dinner Sunday, Feb. 17. Top: Don Schwiebert, Napoleon, and Kathy Higbea, rural Tinora, serve. Middle: Sarah Durham, Okolona, offers a bit of chicken pie to daughter Emma, 1. Left: Grant Wichman 2, Perrysburg, goes for another spoonful of noodles.– photos by David Pugh

Pettisville Schools Reimbursed For Problems Caused By Bad Fuel



Pettisville school officials received a check for $1,566 as a partial reimbursement for trouble resulting from bad diesel fuel. The issue was discussed with the school board at its Monday, Feb. 11 meeting. Diesel fuel, used to power school buses, will crystalize, or gel, at low temperatures. To prevent the problem, additives are mixed with diesel. Steve Switzer, superintendent, said […]