Plan Sidewalk Hearings For Pettisville Residents

There will be public hearings in March on a plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars in grant money to build sidewalks in Pettisville, Steve Switzer, Pettisville School District superintendent, said Monday. Switzer, who has been working with the sidewalk project, said questions will be asked about preferred routes for the sidewalks. There will also be questions answered on topics […]

What’s Going On?

Rick Hodges, AHS grad and director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission, stopped at the Archbold Buckeye office Friday, Feb. 17, for an interview. When he learned that Pam Kruse, Buckeye graphic designer, was celebrating her birthday, she was called to the front counter, where Hodges sang Happy Birthday to her.

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: music led by ensemble; piano offertory, Nancy Roth; message, “The Truth Will Make You– Odd,” Wayne Gropp; “A Thousand Questions” video. Second service: praiselude and offertory, “Lord I Need You,” Todd Kindinger and worship team; message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K thru grade 6, Jr. […]

Barnaby Unopposed In Primary

Paul Barnaby, incumbent Fulton County commissioner, is unopposed for the Republican Party nomination for Fulton County commissioner in the March 6 primary election. No one filed to challenge him in the GOP primary, and no one filed to run as a Democrat for Barnaby’s seat. He may still face a challenge from an independent or write-in candidate in the general […]


Archbold Police Log

Feb. 10 10:30 am: 911 hang-up, Sauder Woodworking, Brush Creek plant, all okay. 11:34 am: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop. 2:20 pm: Telecommunications harassment, 1111 S. Defiance St. 7:24 pm: 911 hang-up, N. Defiance St. at E. Lutz Rd., all okay. 10:02 pm: Report of criminal damaging, 402 Stamm St., Apt. 7, nothing taken. 10:30 pm: Theft of license plates, 212 […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette. NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Monday, Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m., NWOESC, 205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m., Four […]

Pettisville Falls To Stryker In League, Regular Season Finale

Down by as many as 14 points in the third period, Pettisville came back to within four with less than a minute left before Stryker took home a 37-32 victory from the Bird Cage, Thursday, Feb. 16. The Panthers finished the regular season with a 10-0 Buckeye Border Conference record. They are 18-2 overall. The Blackbirds finished second in the […]

Sectional Champions

Wrestling Team, Three Individuals Win Titles

Archbold started fast and never looked back in winning the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17-18. The Streaks finished with 246 points. Delta was second with 203.5, followed by Ayersville 166, Liberty Center 119, Evergreen 114.5, Swanton 93, Edgerton 89, Hicksville 89, Tinora 68, Montpelier 59.5, Fairview 56, Paulding 54, and Antwerp 19. Twelve Streaks placed […]

Carol A. Hancock

Carol A. Hancock, age 63, of rural Stryker, passed away in her home on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. When she was younger she had been the popcorn girl at the former Scott Theater in Archbold. She graduated from Archbold High School in 1966. Carol attended nursing school for one year. She then worked at the Ohio Art Company, Zeller’s in […]