Stryker 4, Pettisville 2

Stryker won a Division IV sectional softball title, Tuesday, May 14, defeating Pettisville 4-2 at Stryker. The Panthers advance to a district semifinal, Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m., at Bryan.-Posted 5.14, 7:46 pm

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader. Dedication of children: Hollyce Noelle, Jett Carter Alan and Austin John Baker, children of Jason and Melanie Baun; Georgia Len, daughter of Nick and Sarra Hudson; Clara Rose, daughter of Derek and Josie Krueger; Brayden Ray, son of Cole and Amy Lantz; Liam Eric and Lilly Grace, children of Chad and Pam Shipley; […]

Release Crash Report

Nora G. Charles, 56, Stryker, received a citation for failure to yield the rightof way following a two-vehicle collision on Short-Buehrer Road, just west of South Defiance Street, Friday, May 10, at 9:13 am. The Archbold police report states Charles was driving an SUV from the south driveway at the Farmers & Merchants State Bank, south branch, when the vehicle […]

Wind Turbines Dedicated After School Officials Persevere

Ceremonies were held at the Archbold and Pettisville schools, Wednesday, May 8, officially dedicating the energy-saving wind turbines of two outstanding school districts. The milestone warranted public recognition, because getting the giant machines constructed was a long and arduous effort. Almost every step of the way, a new roadblock was tossed in the path. Wind turbine construction was a perfect […]

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Archbold 11, Paulding 1 (5 innings)

Archbold run-ruled Paulding 11-1, Tuesday, May 14, in a Division III softball sectional semifinal at Archbold. The Streaks play Tinora for a sectional title, Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.-Posted 5.14, 7:48 pm


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defi- ance. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, May 21, 2 p.m., […]

Drive-Offs Reported

Two incidents of subjects pumping gasoline at two village convenience stores and driving off without paying were reported to police, Thursday, May 9. At 10:38 am, police were told a male subject pumped $61.71 worth of gasoline into a dark green minivan at the Archbold Main Stop, then drove off without paying. Police were unable to track down the vehicle. […]

Social Media Policy A Good Idea

Internet-based “social media” is a relatively new invention. The various kinds of social media allow us to almost instantly keep friends and relatives apprised of our daily activities. But like any tool, it can be misused. Sharing too much information makes one vulnerable to ridicule– or worse. Vaughn Bentz, a member of the Archbold Park Board, realizes the double-edged sword […]


Tinora 14, Pettisville 4 (5 innings)

Tinora defeated Pettisville 14-4 in five innings to win a Division IV baseball sectional championship, Tuesday, May 14, at Napoleon. The Rams advance to a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 22, 4:15 pm, at Bryan.-Posted 5.14, 10:15 pm

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