News from the Pew & Pulpit

Zion Mennonite Sunday: Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering; Jim Sauder, song leader; MYF , worship leaders; Howard & Carolyn Snyder, Lonnie & Carol Short, Wendell Nofziger, ushers; Frank & Cara Ulrich, Ilva King, Fern Schrock, greeters. Ministry update, Door Chicago 2014 by MYF group. Central Mennonite Sunday: Randy & Diane Nafziger, Dale & Geneva Wyse greeters; Anita Roth and music […]

Stop Youths For Curfew Violation

Four juveniles were turned over to their parents after being stopped by police about 12:10 am, Wednesday, June 25. In his report, an officer writes he and another APD officer were investigating a noise complaint in the vicinity of East Gardens, when they spotted four juveniles in the parking lot. When questioned, the four said they were on their way […]


Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, July 15, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defi- ance. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive. OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, July 15, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton […]

Pettisville 14-Under Softball Team Wins Title

The Pettisville 14-Under softball team won the Northern Buckeye Fast Pitch Summer League tournament championship. Two games were played for the championship against Edgerton on Tuesday, July 1. Pettisville lost the first game 6-3, but was victorious in the second game 5-4, with the winning run scoring in the bottom of the seventh inning. Front row, from left: Gretchen Lee, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 26: Charlene Morris, Neapolis, girl; Angel Deck, Wauseon, boy. June 30: Isabel & Matthew Strader, Wauseon, boy; Georgia & Jacob Schnitkey, Wauseon, boy. July 1: Rebecca Ward, Wauseon, girl; Katrina Hoeltzel, Wauseon, girl. July 2: Michelle & Matthew Haase, Wauseon, boy; Rachel & David Geckle, Maumee, boy.

Junior ACME State Runners-Up

The Archbold Junior ACME baseball team finished as runners-up in the state tournament last weekend at St. Henry. The Streaks defeated Perrysburg 3-2, Friday, July 4, in their first game. The score was tied at 1 heading into the seventh inning, where Archbold collected two runs and the Yellow Jackets answered with only one. Sam Petersen was the winning pitcher. […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 14-18 MONDAY: chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, steamed carrots, ambrosia. TUESDAY: smoked sausage w/sauerkraut or chicken breast, redskin potatoes, asparagus, iced cake. WEDNESDAY:peppersteak, steamed brown rice, asian vegetables, tropical fruit. THURSDAY: bean soup, cold cut sandwich, carrot & raisin salad, jello w/fruit, corn muffin. FRIDAY: beef manhattan, mashed potatoes, peas w/onions, apple slices w/dip.

Acme Baseball

Memorial Park is the host site of the ACME state varsity baseball tournament beginning this weekend. Games will be played Saturday, July 12, at 12 noon, 2:30 pm, 5 pm, and 7:30 pm, when Archbold plays. The other seven teams in the tournament have not been determined; many district finals were either last night, Tuesday, or Monday. The tournament restarts […]

Mayor Blasts Attorney Over Scooter Issue

As the image of Archbold received a black eye over Mark Miller’s mobility scooter, Jim Wyse, mayor, pointed the finger at Miller’s attorney. Miller is represented by Jan Stamm, Wauseon. History Archbold police had told Miller it was illegal to ride his new mobility scooter on the sidewalk, because it can hit top speeds of 18 miles per hour, which […]

The Scooter Crisis

Archbold has certainly taken its lumps over Mark Miller’s scooter. After a Toledo television station broadcast the news that Archbold police cited Miller, who can’t walk long distances, for riding his new “mobility scooter” on the sidewalk, the floodgates opened. The station’s Facebook page received over 460 comments; most ranged from criticism of the police to insulting the police and […]

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