Who Shovels?

Sidewalk Snow Council Topic

Archbold Village Council continued a discussion started at its Monday, Jan. 19, meeting about removing snow from village sidewalks. The discussion came during council’s Monday night, Feb. 2, meeting. Councilmen discussed the possibility of an ordinance requiring people to remove sidewalk snow during the Jan. 19 meeting, but Howell said the Ohio Supreme Court said property owners could not be […]

Not Your Average Snowman

Kaitlyn Beck, 8, rural Archbold, and her mother, Jamie, got creative last week. Instead of building a snowman the normal way, they decided to have him doing a handstand. Adding socks, gloves, a hat,   and a bowtie gave the snowman life.- courtesy photo        

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 5, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St.

Endures Wins Fourth Bible Quiz, Feb. 1

St. John’s Christian Church hosted the fourth Sunday of Northwest Ohio Bible quizzing, Sunday, Feb. 1, serving up hundreds of cookies and hospitality. The top five teams of the day were Endures, West Unity; Innocent, Lockport; Babel On, West Clinton; The Greater Light, Sonrise Community; and Forbidden Fruits, West Clinton. At the meets, quiz masters rarely finish the question; quizzers […]

Archbold First Graders Are 100 Days Smarter

Archbold first graders showed they were 100 days smarter as they celebrated 100th Day, Thursday, Jan. 29. Upper left: Shelly Schramm, a mother who was helping out, takes a photo of a group showing off the 100th Day glasses they decorated. Kneeling, from left: Noah Hogrefe, Brennan Short, Jarrett Waidelich, Noah Grieser (kneeling behind). Standing: Michael Dickman, Cassidy Baden, Olivia […]

Trumpets And Trombones

Pep bands at Archbold and Pettisville entertain basketball fans prior to the start of varsity games. Above, John Hartman and Travis Schooner play for fans at an Archbold boys basketball game. Below, Kevin York punches out a tune on his trombone at a Pettisville girls basketball game.- photos by Mary Huber

Archbold Holds Off Patriots, Tops Defiance

Holding a 38-25 lead to start the final eight minutes, the Archbold boys basketball team (8-7, 4-2 NWOAL) held off a late rally by Patrick Henry (2-9, 2-2 NWOAL) to win 47-43, Friday, Jan. 30 in The Thunderdome. AHS led 10-6 after the first period and 30-19 at the midway point before holding off an 18-9 fourth-quarter rally by the […]

Patterson Is Kid That Cares

MaKayla Patterson was the January “Kid That Cares” at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. The daughter of Rusty and Kylie, she has a younger sister, Olivia, and a younger brother, Keagan, as well as the family dog, Quincy. MaKayla is in the fourth grade and enjoys many activities, such as softball and pompoms. She also loves to paint and draw […]

Calls For Help Explode

Looking for another indication of how difficult things have become as the nation’s economy has gone into a tailspin? Look at the number of calls for assistance received by First Call For Help/211. Among other things, FCFH/211 operates an information and referral service that can sometimes link persons in need with groups, organizations, or agencies that can provide assistance. For […]

Hair-Raising Fun

Jackson Leppelmeier, 14 months, giggles as he plays on his mom’s lap during a time-out at a Pettisville girls basketball game. His father, Brian, is an assistant coach.- photo by Mary Huber