Council Puts Off Filling Vacant Seat

Archbold Village Council was originally scheduled to fill a vacant council seat at its Monday, Jan. 4 meeting. The meeting, held at the Sauder Heritage Inn under the replica of the Council Oak tree, featured the inauguration of Jeff Fryman, mayor, and Brian Huffman, councilman. The event was also the official kickoff of the Archbold Sesquicentennial celebration. However, the appointment […]

Solicitors Told They’re Done

A group of solicitors who apparently wouldn’t quit was confronted by an Archbold police officer about 9 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 29. Officers received a call from a residence in the 400 block of Clover Lane, with questions about solicitors. The solicitors were still there when officers arrived. “I requested a copy of the solicitation permit and advised them (the solicitors) […]

Obamacare Beyond Repair, Should Be Repealed

The people who were supposed to benefit most from the Affordable Care Act were those who could least afford health insurance. Two years into Obamacare’s implementation, however, that same segment of the population is being hit hardest by the ridiculously high insurance premiums and deductibles that have resulted from the law’s costly mandates. According to an analysis by the Robert […]

Academic All-Ohio

These Pettisville High School cross country runners were recognized as individual Academic All-Ohioans by the Ohio Association of Track & Cross Country Coaches. To qualify, a cross country athlete must have a minimum 3.5 gpa and attend the state meet. Freshmen are not eligible. Seated: Sarah Herring. Standing, from left: Andrea Aeschliman, Elizabeth Miller (4.0), Elizabeth Sauder, Nichole Foor, Jaelyn […]

Public Meetings

NWOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center special board meeting, Monday, Jan. 11, 4:30 pm, 205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold. Will consider appointment of public officials and potentially act. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Jan. 7, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Jan. 11, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006 A new Ohio tax, the Commercial Activity Tax (CAT), is being watched by everyone who has an interest in school financing. Ken Cline, superintendent, said to keep the current level of educational programs for the next five years, additional revenues of $3.5 million per year are needed. That could be accomplished with a […]

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA chapter was active during the Christmas season to help make sure no child in Fulton County went without a toy or food for Christmas. Ten members volunteered their time to hold signs to get donations for Fulton County Toys for Cheer, Friday, Nov. 20. Several members volunteered at the Fulton County Junior Fair building to help with […]

Unattended Children

Archbold police received an anonymous complaint of children playing in a hallway in the 100 building at East Gardens at 9:51 am, Wednesday, Dec. 30. Police arrived on the scene and spoke to a parent, who advised they were not aware the children were playing in the hall. Case closed.

Spring Toasted Almond Fruit Salad

1 1/4 cups sugar, divided2 tablespoons lemon juice2 teaspoons grated lemonzest1 cup (4 ounces) sliced almonds 1 teaspoon dry gingerPinch of salt2 pints blackberries2 pints raspberries2 Granny Smith apples,cored, quartered and cutinto 1/2-inch slices1 pint raspberry sorbet1/4 cup small basil leaves Make the syrup: In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup of the sugar to a […]


Clara Beck, PHS ‘14 and daughter of Duane and Deana, and Adrienne Schmucker, PHS ‘12 and daughter of Douglas and Mara Belle, participated in the Goshen (Ind.) College Theater Department performance of “Godspell” in November as house managers. Beck is a sophomore music major, while Schmucker is a senior theater major. The 2012 revised version includes contemporary cultural references, noticeably […]

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