Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: getting a volunteer nutrient management plan for your farm. Parkinson Support Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, March 1, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, […]

Ready To Deliberate

Archbold Community Theatre has empaneled the jury, and the jurors are ready to begin deliberations on a murder trial, to which there may be more than meets the eye, in “12 Angry Jurors.” Seated, from left are actors portraying jurors: Angelina Sorge, Wauseon; Jeff Patterson, Archbold; David Lantz, Archbold; Paul Spencer, Defiance; Randy Stuckey, West Unity; Samantha Sorge, Wauseon; Bill […]


Fayette 56, Pettisville 18

Fayette defeated Pettisville 56-18 to win a Div IV sectional title, Friday, Feb. 26, at Swanton.-posted 2.26, 8:35 pm —— Pettisville advanced to the Division IV sectional final against Fayette with a 52-42 semifinal win over Edon, Tuesday, Feb. 23, at Swanton. The Birds play the Eagles, Friday, Feb. 26, 8 p.m., at Swanton, for a sectional title.-Posted 2.23, 9 […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians 1- More & More,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Levi & Mary Lou Beck, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory, postlude; Pete Nofziger, worship leaders; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Regina Wenger, prayer. Message, “Bully for You!” David Elkins. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Angie & Amanda Wyse, prelude & […]

Voters To Choose Clerk of Courts

Paul MacDonald, incumbent Fulton County Clerk of Courts, faces the challenge of Tracy Zuver in the Tuesday, March 15, Primary Election. MacDonald and Zuver are running in the Republican Party primary. No Democrat filed for the position, so unless an independent candidate files nominating petitions, the Republican Party primary will determine who will be the clerk of courts. The deadline […]

Freezing Rain, Sleet, Rain Turn To Snow

Freezing rain and rain turned to snow overnight, Wednesday night, Feb. 24. As of 11:20 am, Thursday, Feb. 25, snow continues to fall on Archbold, as these photos show.-Updated 2.25, 11:25 am —— Archbold was hit with sleet, freezing rain, and rain, Wednesday morning, Feb. 24, with snow still to come. Just north of Archbold, Fayette had reportedly already received […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 10: Jennifer & Austin Marihugh, Archbold, girl. Feb. 11: Courtney & Garth Reckner, Delta, boy. Feb. 15: Mackenzie & Vincent Brown, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 16: Sarah & Jeremy Kinsman, Archbold, boy; Sandra Green, Delta, girl.

Mattin, Hogrefe, Bell Win Sectional Titles

Streaks Finish As Sectional Runners- Up; Six Advance To District

The second part of the wrestling season began at Archbold High School when the Division III sectional wrestling tournament took place, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20. Six Blue Streaks move on to the district tournament, looking to book their ticket for the chance to wrestle in the state tournament. Delta was the team champion, scoring 298 points. Archbold was second […]


Archbold 65, Elmwood 58

Archbold defeated Elmwood 65-58 to win a Div. III sectional championship at Wauseon, Friday, Feb. 26, at Wauseon. The Streaks play Van Buren in a district semifinal, Thursday, March 3, 8 pm, at Napoleon. Liberty-Benton plays Tinora in the first game at 6:15 pm. The championship game is Saturday, March 5, 7 pm.-Updated 2.26, 10:45 pm —— Archbold defeated Liberty […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 12 10:28 am: Possible animal abuse, 10 Jane Ct. 10:58 am: Traffic detail, funeral, 600 block N. Defiance St. 12:27pm: Road blocked, N. Defiance St. at Walnut St., unfounded. 1:13 pm: Possible credit card fraud. 4:16 pm: Possible credit card fraud. 5:58 pm: 911 hang-up, 100 block W. Lutz Rd., unfounded. Feb. 13 1:09 am: Suspicious vehicle, small SUV, […]