Earn Degrees

Makenzie Frank, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio State University during commencement exercises in December 2012. Brittany Seiler, Fayette, received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Arrest Local Man On Sexual Imposition

Jerry E. Stevens, 55, Archbold, was arrested on charges of sexual imposition and disorderly conduct following an incident at Circle K about 9:30 pm, Sunday, Feb. 3. Police were called to the store after a woman complained Stevens had touched her in an inappropriate manner. When police arrived, the woman said he was still in the store. The police report […]

Taking A Shot

4-H News

The first Pettisville Ever- Ready 4-H Club meeting is Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 pm, at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. —– The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club will have its first meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m., at St. James Lutheran Church, Elmira. An orientation and a demonstration will be conducted. Meetings usually last about an hour.–Jackie Ballmer, advisor —– Support family […]

Social Media Harassment

Ricky Thomas Lamb, 21, Archbold, told police on Thursday, Feb. 7, that threatening comments were being posted about him and his family on an Internet social media website. The comments started Monday, Feb. 4. Lamb said he is concerned about the family’s safety, and wants the comments stopped. The police report states the case is under investigation.

Public Meetings

Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown […]

Parents & Grandparents Day At FCCC

Area Man Faces Domestic Violence, Other Charges

Archbold police arrested Anthony McCoy, 45, West Unity, on charges including DUI, domestic violence, and violation of a protection order Tuesday, Feb. 5. The police report states McCoy allegedly threatened a juvenile girl at a residence in the 500 block of West Street around 12:45 pm. The girl told officers she feared that she would be beaten. Officers located McCoy […]

Blackbird Girls Fall To PH, Beat Hilltop

The Pettisville girls basketball team split a pair of contests last week, falling to Patrick Henry but defeating Hilltop. The Birds traveled to PH, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Patriots, ranked fifth in Division IV by the Associated Press, improved to 18-1 with a 54- 35 defeat of the visitors. Pettisville hosted the Cadets, Thursday, Feb. 7. The Birds improved to […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: young adult praise band, prelude; mens quartet, offertory; Dave Schrock, worship leader; Mark Beck, song leader. Message, “Networking,” Gloria Beck. Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Jacinta Nafziger, worship leader; Neil and Kathy Nofziger, Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Greg Short, ushers; Doug and Ruth Meyer, Duane and Nedra Sauder, greeters; Bonnie Stuckey, prelude, interlude, […]

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