Mystery Firm Silent After Sick Days Issue Removed

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said Monday he had not heard back from the unnamed company that was considering bringing 500 jobs to Archbold. In July, Wyse announced that a company was considering bringing 500 new jobs to the village and decided to halt the project. The stated reason for not coming to Archbold was the Ohio Healthy Families Act, a […]

Car, Other Items Stolen

A stolen car report was one of three theft reports filed with the Archbold Police Department last week. Christopher Carden, Holland Court Apartments, owner of the 1996-model car, told Archbold police officers the vehicle was taken from the east parking area sometime between 8 pm, Saturday, Aug. 30, and 1:45 pm, Sunday, Aug. 31. After Archbold police offi- cers broadcast […]


In the 2008 Sports Hall of Fame article published Sept. 3, a college location for Rachel Sauder-Kinsman was incorrect. Auburn University is in Alabama.

Round And Round They Go

Austin Wilson, Gavin Grime, and Garrett Grime, from left, have fun on the Tilt-A-Whirl at the fair. All are from Archbold.- photo by Mary Huber

Pettisville School Board Hosts Meeting; Residents Learn About Bond Issue

Pettisville students could be attending classes in an entirely new school building in the fall of 2010, according to information shared at a district meeting Monday night in the junior high gym. The bulk of the $20-million plus project could be paid for with state funds, if voters in the Pettisville school district approve a bond issue and property tax […]

Vandalism At High School

A ground-mounted spotlight at Archbold High School was damaged by vandals. David Davis, AHS head custodian, told Archbold Police, the light, one of two used to illuminate the flagpole, was damaged sometime between Wednesday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Sept. 2. Estimated value: $275.

Blackbirds Beat Hilltop In BBC Volleyball Action

Chelsea Schmucker digs deep to pass the ball to the Blackbird setter.- photo by Scott Schultz The Pettisville volleyball team defeated Hilltop in three straight games, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23, Thursday, Sept. 4. The victory upped the Birds’ record to 3-2, 1-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference. PHS was 60/63 (95%) in serving, 58/65 (89%) in serve reception, 45/63 (70%) in […]


HOPE Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group family gathering, Monday, Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m., Potowatoni Shelter House, Oak St., Wauseon. LSS Card Party Lutheran Social Services “Pepper” party,” Monday, Sept. 15, 1-4 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church Family Life Center, corner of St. Rts. 6 and 66, south of Archbold. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Sept. […]

Pettisville School Board Okays Retire-Rehire Deal

Personnel items were at the top of the list for Pettisville School Board during the Monday night, Sept. 8, meeting. Charles Nafziger was offered a one-year contract as high school math teacher under the retire-and-rehire provision of state law. Nafziger retired at the end of last school year. He returns to teach math again this year. Board members went into […]

Honeymoon In Florida

Luke Stuckey and Janessa Rupp exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m., March 22, 2008 at Archbold Evangelical Church. Drew Moser and James Swanson performed the marriage. Music was presented by Breanna Shaffer, Seth Bible, Cameron Bible, and Haley Fike. Jessica Rupp, sister of the bride, Boston, Mass., was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Stuckey, sister of the groom, […]