2012-11-21

New Actor Joins ACT In “Death By Chocolate”



Jeff Roth, Pettisville, has previous on-stage experience, but with “Death By Chocolate,” he makes his first appearance in an Archbold Community Theatre production. Roth has appeared in dramas at his church. When asked why he tried out for “Death By Chocolate,” Roth said he has always enjoyed reading and listening to mysteries. He has attended several ACT shows in which […]

Your Right To Know



A recent letter to this newspaper questioned our decision to publish names and information about the 20 persons who applied for the job of Archbold Area School District superintendent. There are several reasons for publishing the information. First, the information is public record. Every citizen has the right to request copies of all public record documents, by law. Persons applying […]

PHS Holds NHS Induction



Another Reason To Be Proud Of Our Students



Win or lose, Archbold and Pettisville citizens are proud of the student athletes from our schools. They give us many more reasons to be proud than just touchdowns or points scored. Recently, student-athletes from Archbold, Pettisville and Delta were at the Crossroads Evangelical Church, Wauseon, to help sort relief supplies for people impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The young people have […]

Archbold Police Log



Nov. 9 9:26 am: Report of stolen radiators, Auto Thru Class 8 Truck. 3:46 pm: Juvenile report, 700 block North St., unfounded. 7:53 pm: Suspicious person, 200 block La Choy Dr., gone on arrival. 8:10 pm: Attempt to serve misdemeanor warrant, 400 block West St., unable to locate person. 11:13 pm: Noise complaint, 400 block S. Defiance St., advised subject […]

Letter To The Editor



Having owned and trained dogs of numerous breeds off and on over many years, I am confident that the Archbold village council has taken an extremely short-sighted and uneducated position regarding the viciousness of pit bulls. Any dog can be vicious. Any dog can be trained to respond to commands of its owner. Dogs are smart, often more so than […]

Villarreal Has Court Hearing



Gilberto Villarreal, Jr., 27, Archbold was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Napoleon Municipal Court yesterday, Tuesday, at 11:45 am. Villarreal is charged with aggravated burglary after he allegedly broke into a Napoleon mobile home about noon, Monday, Nov. 12, armed with a shotgun. Allegedly, Villarreal began assaulting Natalie Rose McCoy, 24, Defiance, inside the home. He and the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years AgoWednesday, Nov. 20, 2002 While winter starts Dec. 21, residents had a preview of coming attractions Saturday morning. When residents awoke they discovered a light coating of snow. School board approved a trip to France and Spain for students in the Spanish and French clubs. Eldon Birky and Richard Witteborg, Sauder Village craftsmen, work on construction of a […]

Rachel R. Roth



Rachel R. Roth, age 77 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. She was born Nov. 30, 1934, at Fisherville, Va., the daughter of James and Croma (Dudley) Dudley. She married John J. Roth on Aug. 6, 1953, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 2006. A […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Central Mennonite Sunday: Alysa Short, music for gathering; Randy Nafziger, song leader; Marlin Klopfenstein, worship leaders. Message by Wanda Stopher; Lee Short, prayer; Mark Short, MCC special offering. Wednesday: Awana, JYF, 6:45 pm; youth mentoring, 7 pm. West Clinton Mennonite Sunday: Kent and Mary Sauder family, greeters; Jan and Denton Yoder, worship leader; Jordan Bontrager, prelude, offertory; Dave Sauder, song […]


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