Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 28: Char & Oliver Reeb, Ridgeville Corners, girl. March 2: Sara Young & Michael Growden, Swanton, girl.

Car Relocated

Archbold police relocated a suspicious vehicle Friday, March 1, a report states. Police were called to Green Bay Packaging about 3:04 am, Friday, March 1, on a report of a suspicious car which was occupied, parked among the semi trailers on the lot. Police arrived, located the car and spoke with the driver, who advised he was tired and looking […]

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Agriculture Education Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night series, Monday, March 18, 7 p.m. Tour and talk at Archbold Wastewater Department, 515 Short Buehrer Rd., Archbold. Grief Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m., Community Health […]

Semi In Parking Lot Crash

A semi was involved in a parking lot mishap at Archbold Container Corporation about 6:59 pm, Thursday, Feb. 7, an Archbold police report states. The semi, driven by Kenneth McKee, 59, Columbus, owned by Thomas Keller Trucking, Defiance, was traveling northwest in the parking lot when the trailer struck a parked pickup owned by Troy Edward Mills, Bryan. No injuries.

Honor Students

Moriah Reichert, Archbold, was named to the president’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Capital University, Bexley. Students must earn at least a 3.85 gpa to qualify. Nate Hartzler, Pettisville, was named to the provost’s list. Students must earn at least a 3.7 gpa to qualify. —– Cayla Walker, Archbold, and Hannah Hesterman, rural Ridgeville Corners, were named to […]

Western District Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is the actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Bradley A. Short, Archbold, speeding, 50-35, W. Lutz Rd., $47, $93. Sara Marie Suarez, Archbold, driving while license expired, S. Defiance St., $37, $93. Anthony J. Warncke, Archbold, speeding, 51-35, Miller Ave., […]

Aces Hold All The Cards In The Second Half To Win District Title

Pettisville and Hicksville battled to a tie at 34 for the first 16 minutes of a hardfought Division IV district final, Friday, March 8, at Napoleon. It was the final 16 minutes that did Pettisville in and allowed the Aces to win their first district title since 1941, 68-51. “I told our guys, be thankful and have some gratitude, because […]


Joshua Douglas Liechty, 37, Archbold, died March 7, 2019. Survivors include three sons. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold. William D. Beck, 82, Camden, Mich., died March 11, 2019. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Birds Beat Stryker In District Semi

Each team owned a regular season win over the other, but on Wednesday, March 6, Pettisville and Stryker locked horns in a survive-and-advance game in a Division IV boys basketball district semifinal at Napoleon. The Birds (18-6) owned a 15-point lead in the third but had to hold on as Stryker (17-7) fought to the end before falling 65-56. “It […]