Archbold School Board, Teachers Agree on New Contract

   Teachers in the Archbold Area School District will get 6.5% in base-pay hikes over the next three years under a new contract approved by the Arch-bold Area School Board.     Teachers and other certified staff will receive a 2% pay hike in base pay for the 2007-08 school year. The increase will be retroactive to Aug. 1, 2007, meaning […]

Archbold School District Tax Valuation Down 5%

The total taxable value of the Archbold Area School District declined by about 5%, Christine Ziegler, school district treasurer said. Speaking to the Archbold Area School Board during its Monday night, Feb 18 meeting, Ziegler said for tax year 2007, payable 2008, the district tax valuation was $230,528,589. That figure is down $11,772,083, or about 5%, from the total tax […]

Earns Scholarship

Gina King, sophomore preveterinary medicine major, was awarded The University of Findlay Trustees Scholarship and Katharine Ballard Reed Scholarship for the 2007-08 academic year. King, a 2004 graduate of Archbold High School, is the daughter of Luana and Peter, Archbold. The Katharine Ballard Reed Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to students in the field of natural sciences with outstanding academic […]

Pettisville Wins BBC Outright With 75-54 Win Over Bombers

The Pettisville boys basketball team hit seven treys on its way to a 75-54 victory at Edon, Friday, Feb. 15. It is the sixth straight Buckeye Border Conference title for the Birds. Pettisville won the title outright with a 9-1 BBC record. The Birds are 15-5 as they head into the Division IV sectional tournament. Edon held a 15-14 edge […]


Winter Storm Warning discontinued.

Snow is expected to gradually diminish from west to east today. North to northwest winds are expected to increase to between 15 and 25 mph today with gusts to around 30 mph. This may cause blowing and drifting snow. -Information from the National Weather Service, updated 2:11 p.m. Tuesday, 2.26 Nathan Rosenbauer, 10, and Theresa Miller 13, both of Archbold, […]

Pettisville FFA Alumni Receive Award Jan. 26

The Pettisville FFA Alumni affiliate received a plaque from the Ohio FFA Alumni Association during the Ohio FFA Alumni Convention in Columbus, Saturday, Jan. 26. Pettisville conducted a lunch stand and petting zoo for its promotional activity last year. Pettisville FFA Alumni also conducts an annual Pumpkin Fest to raise funds for its scholarships and leadership activities. They assist with […]

Honor Student

Austin Jay Marihugh, Archbold High School graduate, earned dean’s list honors for the January Session 2008 at University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima, in the college of technologies. His parents are Doug and Linda Marihugh, Archbold. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to receive this honor.


Kendra Stahl, 2004 AHS graduate and daughter of Tim and Barb, scored eight points, including two three-pointers, in Huntington (Ind.) University’s 71-47 rout of Spring Arbor University, Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Foresters are 14-11 on the season.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Div. IV District Semifinal postponed.


Dorothy A. Grime

Dorothy A. Grime, age 77 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since Nov. 13, 2006. She was born May 31, 1930, at Wauseon, a daughter of Otto and Ruth (Baker) Brodbeck. She married Daryl “Sam” Grime on March 22, 1947, and he preceded her in […]

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