News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Kim Rosales, special music, “Power of the Cross.” Message, “Jesus: The Only One Who makes the impossible possible,” Jesse Kahler; instrumental postlude. Second service: praiselude by Anne and Todd Kindinger and worship team band; special music and message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, […]

Theft Reports Filed With Archbold Police

Jeff Fryman, 508 West Barre Road, told police a chain saw, valued at $339, was stolen from a shed on his property sometime between 5 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 21, and a 6:20 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 5. There were no signs of forced entry. Fryman said he wasn’t sure if the building was locked. Two truck rims, valued at $150, were […]

Blackbird Boys Fifth At Fostoria Invitational

The Pettisville boys cross country team finished fifth at the 18-team Fostoria Booster Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 8. PHS finished 15th in the 16-team girls race. Boys Van Buren 77, Old Fort 79, Hopewell-Loudon 112, St. Mary Central Catholic 145, Pettisville 154, Stryker 161, Toledo Christian 182, Carey 217, Sylvania Southview 228, Woodmore 236, Fayette 256, Gibsonburg 271, St. Wendelin 346, […]

AHS Class Of 1966 Reunion

United Way Fund Drive Underway

Gina Saaf, executive director of the Fulton County United Way, said this year’s drive is underway, with a goal of raising $325,000. Last year, the United Way campaign raised $304,000, just $1,000 shy of the goal of $305,000. The campaign started about the time area schools opened their doors. So far, Saaf said the campaign is progressing well. “My early […]

Birds Set For BBC Showdown With Edon

For the second straight year, Pettisville and Edon will battle each other for the Buckeye Border Conference volleyball title in the last league match of the season. The Birds defeated Fayette and North Central last week to raise their record to 15-4, 8-1 in the BBC. Their only league loss this season was a Sept. 22 five-game loss to Edon. […]


HOPE Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 […]

Fire Does $7,500 Damage To Local Home Oct. 9

A wooden stick, used to stir embers of a fire, was the cause of a blaze that did $7,500 damage to the home of Todd Kindinger, 548 Quail Run, Sunday, Oct. 9. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said AFD was called to the home about 8:49 pm. The Kindingers have an enclosed fire pit on the back porch of […]

PHS Golf Falls To Edon

The Pettisville golf team finished its season winless as the Birds lost a makeup match to Edon, 203-269, at Windwood Hollow Golf Course, Monday, Oct. 3. Edon’s Taylor Schwartz was the match medalist on the course’s difficult backnine holes. Tyler Herschberger led the Blackbirds with a 60 while Greg Kempf had a 62. “It’s clear from the score we didn’t […]

Future Soccer Star

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