News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude; offertory; senior choir, Word of God Speak; Deb Neuenschwander, children’s challenge. Message, “In Active Devotion to God,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Praiselude by worship team band; children’s challenge and message same as first service. Wednesday: Meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for pre-K – grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Men Alive, adult Bible […]

Marvin J. Zimmerman

Marvin J. “Marv” Zimmerman, age 68, of Brooklyn, Mich., passed away on Jan. 22, 2010, at Allegiance Health Hospital. He was born on Jan. 27, 1941 in Eckley, Ohio, the son of Lewis and Edna (Ziegler) Zimmerman. Marvin married Carol Terry on July 29, 1960, and she survives. In addition to his wife, Marvin is survived by his four daughters, […]


School Board Okays Wind Consultant Deal

 The Archbold Area School Board voted to pay Aaron Godwin of The Renaissance Group up to $80,000 for consulting services in connection with the ongoing study of wind energy at its Monday, Jan. 11 board meeting. The vote came after a long discussion and review of the wind project, which started in 2006. Four members of the wind team– Paul […]

Third Bible Quiz Held At Central

“Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand.” I Corinthians 15:1 This was one of the four verses that Lydia Wyse, a home-schooled senior quizzing with Central Mennonite Church, correctly quoted at the third Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. 24, at Lockport Mennonite […]


Elon H. Eash, 87, Archbold, died Jan. 22, 2010. Robert Dennis Miller, 52, Archbold, died Jan. 22, 2010. Survivors include two children. Irene M. Stoner, 96, Archbold, died Jan. 23, 2010. Survivors include one son. Michael Douglas Walters, 59, Hamler, died Jan. 23, 2010. Survivors include his wife, Vicki, and four daughters.


Library Board Expects Another Funding Cut

  The Archbold Community Library Board ended 2009 with $34,094.73 to carry into 2010, which, with an additional $18,000 in state funding, should be enough. The amount will carry the library through until February or March, when the library will receive property tax money from the county. “I think we’ll be all right,” Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, told board members […]


AAUW American Association of University Women, Monday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m., Serrick Center, Defiance College, N. Clinton St., Defiance. Topic: “Living the Greek Way.” Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, Feb. 1, 12-6 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Larry L. Asbury, rural Fayette, failure to yield from a private drive, Co. Rd. 20, $102, $80. Michael Ballmer, rural Fayette, seat belt, E. Main St., Fayette, $30, $43. Thomas E. […]

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I’d like to thank U-Lock Storage, Central Mennonite Church, Super Valu, WMTR 96.1 and the people of Pettisville and Archbold area. Your generosity of gifts and of your time to fill the trailer was successful. I’m sure we made a lot of families in Haiti happy. Blessings. Jack and Deb 27 Paid Announcement