Volunteers Committed To Haiti In Spite Of Missionary’s Death

In spite of the death of David “Big Dave” Bompart, Doug Bernath, Mark Grime, and others from Archbold Evangelical Church are still committed to completing an orphanage under construction in Haiti (corrected 2.17, 10:05 pm). Bompart, a 50-year-old Columbus man who dedicated much of his life to rebuilding Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake, was working with AEC volunteers on […]

Three Receive Sentences

Three persons were recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Brittany J. Long, 19, Wauseon; previously pled guilty to burglary; on or about Aug. 4, 2011, knowingly trespassed in an occupied structure with purpose to commit a criminal offense; sentenced Monday, Feb. 6 to six days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio; placed on two years community control; […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Q-515 Co. Rd. 17, Napoleon; Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1-6 p.m., Widewater, 4-050 St. Rt. 24, Liberty Center. Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Mental Health […]

BBC Scholar Athletes

The Buckeye Border Conference has named winter scholar athletes from its member schools. To qualify, students must be juniors or seniors, be a varsity letterwinner during the season of recognition, and have a minimum of a 3.25 accumulative gpa. Pettisville Zach Pursel, Aaron Bruner, Travis Beck, Logan Beck, Tanner Rufenacht, boys basketball; Tanner Hostetler (4.0), Lauren Frey, Lexie King, girls […]

Radiothon Should Top Goal

The annual Fulton County Heart Radiothon should top its 2012 goal of $27,550 by about $1,000, said Rich Batdorf, Radiothon board member and treasurer. Batdorf said Monday final figures were not available, since he was still waiting on donations from Sauder Woodworking, Fulton Manor, and the community cholesterol screenings. The Radiothon collects pledges and raises money by playing songs over […]

No New Details In Burglary

Archbold police have not released more details of a reported burglary in the 400 block of South Street, which occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 29. Police were called to an apartment in the block on a report of a burglary in progress at about 3:43 am. The report stated that when officers arrived, they discovered the […]

Bible Study At Christ Community

A 10-week ladies interdenominational Bible study, “Believing God,” begins Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m., at Christ Community Church, Ridgeville Corners.


Jenni Beck, AHS ‘10, had a best throw of 8.42 meters (27 feet, 7 1/2 inches) in the shot put, as the Eastern Mennonite University indoor track teams participated in the Vince Brown Invitational in Newport News, Va. Beck is the daughter of Arlan and Brenda, Archbold. —— Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, had eight rebounds and nine blocks in OCC’s […]

Myers, Miller Assured Spots On Fall Ballot In Henry County

Richard C. Myers, incumbent Democratic Henry County commissioner, will face at least one challenger in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 fall general election. Glenn A. Miller, a Republican, will challenge Myers for a seat on the three-member Henry County Commission. Miller is unopposed for the GOP nomination in the Tuesday, March 6 primary election. With no challengers from within their parties […]

Woman Harassed

Archbold police are investigating a report of telecommunications harassment filed by Megan Blosser, 26, Archbold. Blosser told police that since August 2011, multiple subjects have been threatening her physical safety by Internet and telephone. Blosser filed a report Sunday, Jan. 22.

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