Top 25 Bible Quizzers

The top 25 Bible Quizzers for the 2010 Bible Quiz season, which included 17 matches, are, front row from left: Melissa Kinkaid, scoring 545, and Hope Nofziger, 530, Lockport; Katie Yoder, 545, Zion; Jessica Hoffman, 555, Sonrise; Aaron Zimmerman, 440, Zion. Second row: Ryan King, 490, Lockport; Shelby Miller, 475, West Clinton; April Short, 545, and Alexis Stamm, 555, Sand […]

Honor Students

David Dominique and Jordan Fruchey, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich. Students must have a 3.5 gpa to qualify. —— Breanna Holsopple, PHS ‘09 and daughter of Sam and Robin, Pettisville, was named to the dean’s list for the 2009 fall semester at Bethel (Ind.) College. Students […]

School Board Okays Personnel Actions

Nick Meyer, a special education teacher, resigned from the Archbold Area School District. The board accepted Meyer’s resignation at its Monday, March 15 meeting. Meyer will teach until the last day of the current school year. The board also approved Phillip Grime as a classified substitute employee, effective March 1. School board members met in executive session for about an […]


 Archbold’s Flashlight Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Thursday, March 25, was postponed due to the weather. It has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 1, 8:45 p.m., in Ruihley Park.–Posted 3.25, 11:32 am


Fulton Co. Health Center March 12: Michelle and Barnaby Wyse, Archbold, girl. March 16: Lisa and Benjamin Osterland, Archbold, boy; Kara and Darren Estelle, Liberty Center, boy. A daughter, Aubree Lynn, was born March 15, 2010, at Henry County Hospital, Napoleon, to Andrew and Brittany Hurst, Archbold. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. She […]

Downtown Restrooms For Residents, Guests

Archbold is busy preparing for the summer season. There are a few things the village could do to make it more convenient and appealing to village guests. There should be suitable signs directing travelers to our parks informing them where picnic areas and restrooms can be found. Wouldn’t it be nice if Council constructed public restrooms in the historic downtown […]

FFA News

February was filled with many accomplishments by the Pettisville FFA chapter. Several students traveled to attend an interview at state evaluation for their proficiencies. All placed in the top four in the state. Tim Spiess participated in ag entrepreneurship; Rebekah Meller was ag science Student of the Year; Vicki Nofziger participated in three proficiency areas– swine production, specialty crop production, […]

State Boys Basketball Tournament

Lima Central Catholic Wins D-III State Title

Div. III: In its first trip to the state boys basketball tournament since 2000 and the sixth time in school history Lima Central Catholic (23-4) made it to the Final Four, the Thunderbirds won the state championship. LCC, the Bowling Green regional champion (in which Archbold was a semifinalist), defeated Orrville (21-6) 60-57 in the final, Saturday, March 27. Previously, […]

Sidewalk Reader

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2000 School board officials made no decision whether to build or not to build an addition to the high school. Ken Cline, superintendent, said 57 students have left the district to attend other schools through open enrollment. Council voted unanimously Monday evening to extend services for planned expansion of the Westfield addition. They accepted […]

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