Wind Turbines Pass Last Test

Aaron Godwin, wind energy consultant to the Archbold and Pettisville school districts, said Toledo Edison has granted final approval to the schools’ wind turbines. The approximately $2 million (each) machines can be connected to the TE power grid and can begin generating electricity; and with that generation, reduce the districts’ utility costs. “We received final approval late Friday (Feb. 21) […]

Four Archbold Teens In Feb. 20 Auto Mishap

Four Archbold teenagers were involved in a Wednesday, Feb. 20 auto accident on St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold about 3:23 pm. The Henry County Sheriff Department report states a vehicle was broken down, and pulled partially off the right side of the northbound lane. Two other vehicles were stopped on the side of the road as their occupants assisted […]

Eyes Of World Watch You When Using Computers

There are bad people in the world… people who want to steal from you. The best way to stop them is to be aware of the threat. That was the message from the seminar, “Combating Cyber Crime; How to Protect Your Identity And Your Business,” Friday, Feb. 22, at Northwest State Community College. Two Federal Bureau of Investigation agents laid […]

Wilson, Rupp To Marry April 20

Lee and Chris Wilson, Wauseon, and Steve and Chris Rupp, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Bethany and Justin. Bethany is a 2009 graduate of Wauseon High School. She will graduate from Taylor University, Upland, Ind., in May 2013 with a social work degree. Justin is a 2008 graduate of Archbold High School. He farms and […]

Two Treated, Released

Two men were treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-car crash on the north side of Archbold at 6:57 am, Friday, Feb. 22. A snowplow was traveling south on North Defiance Street, and had slowed or stopped about two-tenths of a mile north of Quail Run. A car, driven by Travis J. Grime, 23, rural […]

The Crisis du Jour

The French term “du jour” means “of, or from the day,” and is often used in restaurants to describe what is special on a particular day, such as “soup du jour,” or “soup of the day.” Our government seems to be running on “crisis du jour,” or “crisis of the day.” The current crisis du jour is “sequestration,” a round […]

Area Youth Sing In Music Festival

When young vocalists take the stage at the Mennonite Youth Choir Festival, Sunday, March 3, they will be joined by students from the Archbold and Pettisville school districts. The youth are members of the Junior Choral Society. Kathie Donaldson, chairman of the JCS, said seven Archbold students, 10 Pettisville students, and eight others will perform with the festival choir. Other […]


Barbara M. Emmons, 77, Archbold, died Feb. 25, 2013. Survivors include three sons.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 Talk about a church on the move. The Holderman Church, built north of Pettisville in 1908, slowly crosses a temporary bridge on its way to Sauder Village, according to a photograph. Approximately 40 residents and business representatives from East and West Lutz Road jammed the council chamber Monday evening. Others stood outside the meeting […]

West Clinton Wins Bible Quiz