All-Singing, All-Dancing Musical Challenges AHS Thespians

Many of the student-actors in the Archbold High School production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” are playing roles far outside their normal experiences. Justin Allison, one of eight AHS seniors interviewed for this article, plays the role of Judah, one of the 13 sons of Jacob in the biblical story of Joseph. In the musical version, Judah is […]

Auto, Deer Collide

Mark M. Allison, 43, Archbold, hit a deer in an auto about 10 pm, Wednesday, March 30, on St. Rt. 66 about a half-mile north of Co. Rd. F. The Fulton County Sheriff report states Allison was driving south. Hanna Allison, 15, same address, was a passenger. No injuries.

End Cyber-Bullying

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Cyber-bullying, so-called, is the scourge of modern students. This insidious, hightech torment must end before it destroys more young lives. Teresa Fedor, state representative (D-Toledo), is making her second attempt to persuade the General Assembly to strengthen schools’ ability to protect students from peers who engage in online intimidation. Her bill would expand anti-bullying policies to include cyber-bullying. It would […]

Pettisville Baseball Picks Up First Win

The Pettisville baseball team picked up its first victory of the season to improve to 1-5, but faced a setback against Northwest Ohio Athletic League powerhouse Patrick Henry. PHS 18, Swanton 5 Pettisville picked up its first win with an 18-5 drubbing of Swanton, Tuesday, April 5. The Birds exploded for 14 runs in the bottom half of the first […]

New York City “Undescribable,” AHS Students Say

The Archbold High School choir trip to New York City was “undescribable,” said Nathan Wachtmann, an AHS sophomore. Nonetheless, he, Bailey Johns and Meagan Helmke, juniors, and Brie Deskins, a sophomore, tried. Students left Wednesday, April 6 and arrived Thursday morning after sleeping on the bus. Their schedule was full, with visits to Rockefeller Center and the Radio City Music […]

Regis L. Spielvogel

Regis L. Spielvogel, age 82, of West Unity, and formerly of Stryker, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, at Avalon By Otterbein in Monclova. Prior to his retirement he had been the publisher of the former Stryker Advance and the former Advance Reporter newspapers of Stryker and West Unity. Regis worked alongside his wife Lee, where they had owned and […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory, “Great Big God,” Connection Club kids. Message, “Seven Years, Not Seven Days,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by Cameron Bible, Sara Kinsman and worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre- K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, high school […]


Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, was named the Defensive Player of the Year on the Owens Community College women’s basketball team for the 2010-11 season. The daughter of Roel and Dana, Archbold, she broke the OCC singlegame blocks record when she blocked 11 shots against Cincinnati State in February. The 11 blocks also unoffi cially broke the National Junior College Athletic […]

Taste Of Summer

Dale R. Rigg

Dale R. Rigg, 94, of rural West Unity, died late Friday, April 8, 2011, at Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center, Bryan. He was born Feb. 3, 1917, in Superior Township near Montpelier, to Burl Ray and Mary Urilla (McKarns) Rigg, and had been a lifelong Williams County resident. Dale was a 1934 graduate of Bryan High School, and on April […]

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