PHS Grad Attends Peace Rally At Fort Benning

Jacob Short, Pettisville High School graduate, recently went to Fort Benning, Ga., to take a stand on torture. He was one of five Bluffton University students who joined 25,000 in a peace rally. The BU students are members of the PEACE Club. During Nov. 16-18, the students protested against the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. It was formerly known […]

Fire Destroys Barn, Buildings At Former Fire Site

Fire destroyed a barn and outbuildings at the same farmstead where a previous arson fire had destroyed a house. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said Archbold firefighters were called out at about 12:57 am, Saturday, Dec. 1, for an unknown fire south of the Norfolk Southern tracks. Brodbeck said the second page reported the blaze as a structure fire. […]

Pettisville Girls Fall To Vikings, Beat Cadets

Evergreen outscored Pettisville 17-13 in the fourth quarter and gave the Blackbird girls basketball team a 45-44 nonleague loss on the road, Monday, Nov. 26. The Birds traveled to Hilltop, Friday, Nov. 30 for a Buckeye Border Conference contest. Pettisville won three of four quarters and came home with a 43-30 win. Pettisville is 3-2, 2-0 BBC. Evergreen 45, PHS […]


Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw is Monday, Dec. 10, 1-7 p.m., Ridgeville American Legion Hall, Co. Rd. 19, Ridgeville Corners. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Dec. 6 and 20, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Cancer Survivors support group, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Crossroads Outreach Center, E. […]

Three Hurt At St. Rt. 34 And Henry Co. Rd. 24 Friday

Brenda Pedigo, 48, Archbold, was discharged from St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Friday, Nov. 30, after she was injured in a two-car collision at the intersection of St. Rt. 34 and Henry Co. Rd. 24. The Henry County Sheriff Department report states Pedigo was a passenger in a car driven by Keith Pedigo, 20, Delta, which was traveling on the […]

Dunning First Team All-Ohio

Jimmy Dunning, Archbold High School senior, has been named First Team-Offense All- Ohio in Division V football by the Associated Press. A 5-10 receiver, the AHS senior caught 67 passes for 971 yards and 12 touchdowns. He averaged 88.3 yards per game. Gene Goering, also an AHS senior, was named to the second team-offense. A quarterback, he passed for 2,917 […]

Archbold Woman Dances In Opera At Hesston College

Kim Bowman, 2007 Archbold High School graduate and Hesston (Kan.) College freshman, recently danced in the Hesston production of the children’s opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors. She is the daughter of Randall and Barbara Bowman, Archbold. The opera, written for television, first broadcast in 1951. It was presented at Hesston, Nov. 22 and 24, during Thanksgiving weekend.

After Debate, Council Okays Zoning Changes

Archbold Village Council approved changes in the village zoning laws, including the controversial section about trees, bushes, and shrubs used for live screening. Brad Grime, councilman, had expressed concern over the wording of the zoning law in connection with screening. Originally, the ordinance limited live screening to six feet. Councilmen changed the ordinance at the Nov. 7 meeting, removing the […]

NWOAL Awards Football Honors

Three Archbold High School football players were named to All-Northwest Ohio Athletic League first team-offense. Gene Goering, Blue Streak quarterback, and wide receivers Jimmy Dunning and Jacob Fidler were among 11 players selected for the honor. Jacob Yoder, a guard, was named to the second team-offense. Trevor Meyer, a defensive end; David Dominique, a linebacker; and Jack Downey and Colton […]

Holiday Snowflakes Returned

Archbold Police officers recovered and returned one of two large Christmas ornament snowflakes to its rightful owner, Sunday, Nov. 25. Heidi Miller, 400 Ditto Street, told Archbold Police officers that two snowflakes were taken from her property between 5 pm Tuesday, Nov. 20, and 2:30 pm Saturday, Nov. 24. Each had a value of $50. Police officers recovered the ornament […]

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