McComb Defeats Pettisville 52-43

Michael Haase takes a shot over the outstretched arms of McComb’s Andrew Dee. More photos will be available under the Big Blue Button!–photo by Scott Schultz BOYS DIVISION IV DISTRICT FINAL McComb Defeats Pettisville 52-43 McComb used a 30-21 second half to defeat Pettisville 52-43 in the Division IV boys basketball district final, Friday, March 13 at Napoleon High School. […]

Fairlawn Officers Show Quilt, Clock

Officers of the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary display the featured quilt for this year’s Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, Thursday and Friday, April 2-3. The handcrafted grandfather clock will also be auctioned. From left: Trudy Short, food chairman; Beverly Armstrong, reading chairman; Sally Roth, member at large; Julia Nafziger, vice president of the auxiliary; Jane Sauber, secretary; Lois Grime, treasurer; Donna Smith, member […]

Public Meetings

Library Board Archbold Community Library Board, Wednesday, March 11, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, March 16, 6 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, March 16, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, […]


Ottawa Hills Def. Archbold 53-44

Christian Goering (25) gets a hand on the shot of Ottawa Hills’ Eliot Browarsky early in their district semifinal game. See more photos by clicking on the Big Blue Button!–photo by Scott Schultz Ottawa Hills defeated Archbold 53-44 in a Division III district semifinal at Napoleon, Thursday, March 12. The Green Bears led 31-24 at halftime. Archbold finishes its season […]

Barefoot In The Park Full Of Laughs

Excellent acting by the cast of the stage play Barefoot in the Park provided a good evening of entertainment, Saturday for theatre-goers. Again, Archbold Community Theatre presents a delightful evening of entertainment at a reasonable price. The final three performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. It definitely is […]

Miller’s Three-Pointer Deals Aces Overtime Loss In Sectional Final

Four aces is a pretty good poker hand, except when you are playing Archbold (13-9) with a sectional title at stake. A Sam Miller three-pointer beats four aces anytime. It may seem like a rerun of the Streaks’ Division III sectional semifinal, but AHS pulled off a 45-43 overtime win over number two-seeded Hicksville (13-8), Friday, March 6 for the […]

Heavy Rains Flood Area

An unlucky driver didn’t make it when he tried to drive south on CR 24 between CR BC and A.–photo by Mary Huber Heavy rains Tuesday night resulted in massive flooding across Archbold and Northwest Ohio. The Archbold wastewater treatment plant recorded 2.9 inches of rain, causing some flooded basements and roads. The 2.9 inches was in addition to 2.2 […]

Theodore W. Blank

Theodore W. Blank Theodore W. Blank, 75, of Wauseon, passed away early Friday March 13, 2009 in his home. Prior to his retirement he had worked for the former Sterling Shoppe Restaurant in Wauseon as the Food Service Director. Mr. Blank was born on May 30, 1933 in Toledo, Ohio, the son of the late Kurt W. and the late […]

Birds Beat Hilltop, Win Sectional Title

Pettisville jumped out to a 19- 6 first-quarter lead and never looked back, defeating Hilltop 61-30 in a Division IV sectional boys basketball final at Bryan, Friday, March 6. Pettisville led 6-4 with 6:01 left in the first quarter on threepointers by Michael Deffely and Quinn Nofziger. Hilltop’s four points were by Logan Mercer. Then the Birds went on a […]


Birds Beat Leipsic 59-46, Advance To District Final

Birds Beat Leipsic 59-46, Advance To District Final Quinn Nofziger appears to be running through mid-air in Pettisville’s district semifinal with Leipsic Tuesday night. Nofziger led PHS with 22 points. To see more photos, click on the Big Blue Button!–photo by Scott Schultz The Pettisville boys basketeball team (20-2) defeated Leipsic 59-46, last night, Tuesday, March 10, in a Division […]

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