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Cash Taken From Home

Ray Walz, 109 East Holland Street, told Archbold Police on Tuesday, April 29, that someone took more than $200 in cash from his residence. Walz told officers the residence was unlocked when the theft occurred. It is believed the money, $200 in $50 bills plus three silver dollars, was taken sometime between 11 am and 12:30 am the preceding day. […]

Area Graduates Receive Awards

Several Archbold and Pettisville graduates received awards at the Bluffton University annual Academic Awards and Honors Forum, Tuesday, April 22. Beth Liechty, daughter of Allen and Virginia, Archbold, was inducted into the Pi Delta Society and received the Wall Street Journal award. A senior, she is majoring in business administration. She is an AHS graduate. Pi Delta Society is an […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club

Boys U-11 The Blue Streak Soccer Club Boys U-11 soccer team (5-0-1) traveled to Findlay, Saturday, May 3. The 8-1 victory was shortened at the 34th minute due to thunder. Goals were scored by Jeremy Lerma (3), Oscar Calderon (2), Jackson Waidelich (2), and Joshua Liechty. The team played at Black Swamp of Toledo, Sunday, May 4. No referees showed […]


AAUW The American Association of University Women Tuesday, May 13, social hour 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m., Hubbard Room, Serrick Center, Defiance College, N. Clinton St., Defiance. Speaker: David Reed, DC professor emeritus, global warming. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, May 8, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Women Woman 2 Woman, a […]

FFA News

Pettisville FFA students participated in many career development events this spring, including general livestock, wildlife management, nature interpretation, agronomy, equine management, poultry, and floriculture. Some students also participated in the Ashland Invitational. The general livestock team placed eighth. Members and their individual places: Harris King, 18th; Lucas Nofziger, 20th; Kayla King, 24th; Josh Bruner, 30th; Stacey King, 73rd; Vicki Nofziger, […]

Three Treated, Released

Three people, including a 42- day-old baby, were treated and released at the Archbold Hospital following car crashes in German Township recently. Ileannan Taylor, who was born March 11, was a passenger in a car driven by Billy J. Taylor, 22. Another passenger in the vehicle was Ashley Penrod, 16, all of rural Montpelier. Billy Taylor was driving a vehicle […]

King Named Scholar During Symposium

Gina King Gina King, a senior in preveterinary medicine and 2004 Archbold High School graduate, was named a senior scholar at The University of Findlay’s Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity, Tuesday, April 15. The honor recognizes graduating seniors who have earned a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. She is the daughter of Peter and Luana King, rural Archbold.

Jr. High Sports Digest

Track Girls Monday, April 28: Pettisville 83.5, North Central 33.5, Stryker 31 Shot put: 2. Annie Eicher (P), 19 feet, nine inches. Long jump: 1. Ashlynn Waidelich (P), 13-2 1/2. High jump: 1. Kayla York (P), 4-2; 2. Paige Fricke, 3-8. Pole vault: 1. Amber Loar (P), 6-0; 2. Kelsey Weirauch (P), 6-0; 3. Fricke (P), 6-0; 4. Brooke Betz […]


Paid Memorial In Loving Memory Bryan William Nofziger May 14, 1969 – May 13, 1998 Poem written by his sister, Lanee Benson, at the time of his death 10 years ago: Miracle Child From heaven to earth, a gift, Different and unique. Wanting to be as everyone else, Yet experiencing not. Enjoying life, full of love. Singing, Praying, Playing. A […]

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