2019-02-20

Nerd Herd Wins Championship



Michael Lane, Pettisville High School principal, announced Monday that the PHS quiz team, the “Nerd Herd,” won the 2018-19 Northern Buckeye Academic League championship. Lane said the Pettisville and Evergreen teams concluded their seasons with 10-1 records. The championship, however, defaults to the team that scored the most points, “which makes Pettisville High School the outright season champion.” A social […]

Four Persons Sentenced



Four persons were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Jacob Brown, 22, Pioneer; indicted July 16, 2018, on one count each, aggravated possession of drugs, having weapons while under disability; entered guilty plea Nov. 13, 2018, to one count, aggravated possession of drugs; on or about Feb. 20, 2018, possessed the prescription painkiller Oxycodone; sentenced Wednesday, Feb. 13, […]

Pettisville Board Okays Supplemental Contracts



The Pettisville School Board approved supplemental contracts for the spring musical and for coaching positions at its Monday, Feb. 11 meeting. The board approved contracts for Duane Beck as the musical director and assistant director for music for the 2019 Spring musical, “Godspell.” Dates for the show are Thursday-Sunday, March 14- 17. The board approved contracts for Michael Short as […]

Crossing Closed



Norfolk Southern railroad crews closed the Defiance Street crossing, Saturday, Feb. 16, after an inspection of the rails discovered an internal defect in a section of rail in the southernmost track. Crews cut out the old section and replaced it with a new 60-foot piece. Workers were on the job Saturday morning, when this photo was taken. NS officials predicted […]

Christy Motor Sales Sold



Christy Motor Sales, an iconic Archbold auto dealership for decades, has been sold to a man who is a thirdgeneration car dealer. Ryan Winkle, of H&K Chevrolet Buick, Continental, purchased Christy Motors from Bill Dunn and renamed it Christy Chevrolet Buick. Winkle took over ownership Friday, Feb. 1. “The Christy name has a great reputation,” Winkle said. “I haven’t talked […]

Krauss Honored



More than 70 former AHS boys basketball players join Doug Krauss, head boys basketball coach from 1984-2018, at center court for a special presentation, Saturday, Feb. 16.– photo by Mary Huber

Honor Students



Dana Fricke, PHS ‘15, daughter of Bill and Lynette, and Lynnsey Crouch, PHS ‘17, daughter of Jeremy and Kim, were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at the University of Findlay. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Archbold Clinches NWOAL Title Share, Drops Vikings



Archbold moved one step closer to an outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball championship with a 58-48 win over Evergreen (15-4, 4-2 NWOAL), Friday, Feb. 15, in the Thunderdome. The Streaks (19-0, 6-0 NWOAL), who were ranked first in the Division III state Associated Press poll from beginning to end, clinched at least a share of the NWOAL title. […]

STREAKS GO UNDEFEATED IN REGULAR SEASON!

Archbold Wins NWOAL with 7-0 record

Congratulations to the Archbold boys basketball team! The Streaks finished the 2018-19 regular season undefeated at 22-0 and won the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 7-0 record with a 66-46 win over Swanton, Thursday, Feb. 21. It’s the seventh time the Streaks finished the regular season undefeated. Other AHS boys basketball teams who were undefeated in the regular season […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary



Mike and Heidi Aeschliman, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Mike Aeschliman and Heidi Yoder were married on Feb. 22, 1969, in Oregon. They have three children: Jake (Andria) Aeschliman, Archbold; Jody (Tom) Bray, Port Orange, Fla.; and Crystal (Don) Harper, Archbold. They have seven grandchildren. The couple will celebrate the occasion in Florida with their children and grandchildren.–corrected […]


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