2012-01-04

Brush Up Winter Driving Skills



After a relatively mild start to the winter season, the white powder that dusted Archbold and the surrounding area, Monday, Jan. 2, proved again that snow in Northwest Ohio is a fact of life. Those who drive cars and trucks were reminded, as they are every year, that even with the best snow removal crews on the job, streets and […]

Kathryn Elizabeth Stuckey



Kathryn Elizabeth Stuckey, age 85, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at The Home at Taylors Point in Cincinnati. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a nurse for various doctors in the West Unity area. Kathryn was born in Pettisville on July 21, 1926, the daughter of the late Ervin and the late Ester (Lederman) Beck, […]

Blackbirds Fall To Patroits 45-43



With Pettisville leading 43-42 and only 13 seconds left, Patrick Henry’s Austin Christman hit a threepointer to give the Patriots a 45-43 non-league victory, Tuesday, Dec. 27, in boys basketball action. Pettisville dropped to 2-4, while PH improved to 5-1. PH scored the final six points of the first period to lead 15-9 after one. The Birds went on a […]

Police Spot Pit Bull Dog



An Archbold police officer spotted an unregistered pit bull dog, and spoke with its owner, Monday, Dec. 26. The report states at about noon, the officer was handling another complaint, and saw the dog in the area of the 300 block of Middle Street. Under village law, pit bulls are, based on breed alone, considered to be vicious dogs. “After […]

PHS Freshman Boys Beat PH



The Pettisville freshman boys basketball team outscored Patrick Henry 11-10 in the fourth quarter to beat the Patriots 38-37, Tuesday, Dec. 27. Eli King led the Birds (6-1) with 15 points. Tate Kauffman was also in double figures, with 11.

Boy Has Nowhere To Go, Police Told



An eight-year-old boy told Archbold police he had “nowhere to go,” Sunday, Dec. 18, a police report states. Officers were called to the East Gardens apartment complex about the boy at 1:45 pm. Martin Schmidt, police chief, said the boy lives in the complex, but had been allegedly left alone. How long he had been left alone is in dispute. […]

OG Titans Throttle Blue Streaks 36-19



Archbold closed out the 2011 portion of the boys basketball season by traveling to Ottawa-Glandorf to take on the always-tough Titans, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Titans outscored the Streaks 12-2 in the final eight minutes to win their fifth game of the season, 36-19. With the loss Archbold slips to 5-2. OG also has just two losses in the young […]

Handguns, Pain Killer Stolen



Archbold police officers are investigating the theft of two handguns and pain-killing prescription medication that occurred on Christmas Day. Nathan Pace, 35, 404 Park St., told officers the back door of his home had been kicked in sometime between 4:30 and 8 pm. Once inside, a .380-caliber semi-automatic handgun, a .45-caliber single-shot handgun, and 72 dosages of painkiller were taken. […]

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News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Dan Borton, song leader; Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; piano offertory, Andy Wilhelm. Message, “What To Add,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude, Anne and Todd Kindinger and worship team band; 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 […]


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