Ex-Burger King Will Be Pizza Restaurant

A new family-style pizza restaurant coming to Archbold owes at least part of its existence to the 1996 Archbold High School basketball team. Alex Kidston, Pioneer, played for North Central High School, in the Williams County village of Pioneer. “I played against the 1996 team, with the Roth boys (Keith and Shaun). It was the last game of the season. […]

Kellen R. Keiser

June 25, 1995-Sept. 26, 2010

Kellen Robert Keiser, 15, of Fayette, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 26, 2010, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, after a courageous 16- month battle with leukemia. Kellen was born on June 25, 1995, in Bryan, to Kirk and Christina (Sallows) Keiser. He was a member of the sophomore Class of 2013 at Fayette High School and was […]

Window Broken At Fypon Building

A window was broken at the Fypon 502 Jackson Street building between 3 pm, Friday, Sept. 17 and 6:20 am, Monday, Sept. 20, an Archbold police report states. The window, which was in a door, was possibly damaged by a small stone or BB. The damage was valued at $70.

Pettisville Boys Soccer Ties With Swanton

Pettisville boys soccer hosted Swanton, Monday, Sept. 20. Blackbird goals were scored by David Reyes, with an assist from Caleb Liechty, and Gabriel Valdez on an unassisted goal. Pettisville controlled ball possession throughout the game, which ended in a 2-2 tie.

AHS 2010 Homecoming Court

Alvin Troyer

Alvin Troyer, 82, of Brooklyn, Mich., passed away on Sept. 2, 2010. Memorial services will be Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 at 11 am. The service will be held at Cornerstone Community Church in Brooklyn, Mich.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude, offertory, men’s choir, The Solid Rock. Message, “A Different Kind of Exile,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by worship team and band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, adult Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6; worship […]

Blackbird Golf Falls To North Central, Tinora

The Pettisville golf team remains winless, losing to North Central and Tinora last week. The Blackbirds traveled to Montpelier, Tuesday, Sept. 21, to meet Buckeye Border Conference rival North Central. The host Eagles handed the visitors a 172-234 loss. Jalen Danler led NC with a 40 while Bryce Ely had a 41. The 42 by Dylan Hutchison and 49 by […]

Chili Cook-Off Cancelled; Chamber To Team With Parks & Recreation

The Archbold Chili Cook- Off, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9, has been cancelled. Marsha Dowdy, executive director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the group said a minimum of 10 chili booths were needed to make the event happen. The decision was forced by a noon, Friday, Sept. 24 deadline, when the chamber had to either commit […]

Marie A. Rychener

Marie A. Rychener, age 84 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 27, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Sept. 21, 1926, in Henry County, the daughter of Samuel and Sophie (Klundt) Buehrer, and married Lloyd Rychener on June 12, 1949. A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Ridgeville Corners area, she was a nurse and […]