4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H club held its second meeting at the Pettisville Park Pavilion on Tuesday, March 8. The next meeting is Monday, March 28, 7:30 pm. Enrollment forms, club dues & project book fees are to be turned in to advisors on or before the next meeting, and club officers will be elected. Fundraising information will also be handed […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Christopher Vonier, Archbold, illegal placement of refuse, $50, $88. Dale H. Heller, Wauseon, no license plates, E. Elm St., Wauseon, $37, $88. Tyler M. Skiver, rural Delta, failed to maintain reasonable control, Co. […]

McQuade Sings National Anthem At State Tournament

For the second year in a row, Allie McQuade, an AHS senior, sang the national anthem at the Schott. McQuade sang “The Star Spangled Banner,” Saturday, March 19, before the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV championship boys basketball game between Willoughby Cornerstone Christian and Lincolnview at the Jerome Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University, in Columbus. “It […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nathaniel Miles, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Philippians: Humiliation: crucified,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Shawn, Jenna, Camryn & Courtney Stuckey, Wade & Andrea Schnitkey, greeters; MYF praise band, prelude & offertory; Dave Schrock, worship leader; Randy Stuckey, chorister; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Parent/child dedication for Cooper Douglas, Addison Jo & Caitlin […]

Police Receive Reports Of Thefts From Vehicles

Archbold police received reports of thefts from vehicles and discovered other cases where someone had gone through other autos. The first report came at 6:18 am, Thursday, March 10, when Mireya Zamudio, 19, 202 Park St., reported a pickup belonging to Odilon R. Orduno, 58, same address, had been gone through and a pack of cigarettes, valued at $5.80, was […]

Cracking Eggs

Zachary Morris, 10, left, his brother Joshua, 7, and their mother Kerry open the eggs they gathered during the Archbold Easter Egg Hunt in Ruihley Park, Saturday, March 19. The eggs contain candy or paper slips announcing the hunter won a prize. The Morris family has a Wauseon address; the boys attend school at Pettisville.– photo by David Pugh

A Simple Wooden Cross

This simple wooden cross stands in the sanctuary at St. John’s Christian Church. The Bible states it was on a similar cross, at a place called Golgotha, that Jesus Christ was crucified. Christian churches throughout the world will celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Christ, Sunday, March 27.– photo by David Pugh

Mielke Resigns From Pettisville Schools

Catherine Mielke, a former middle school English and social studies teacher at Pettisville, has resigned. The Pettisville School Board accepted her resignation at its Monday, March 14 meeting. Mielke had been on paid leave for the past 4 1/2 years. District officials have been filling her position with longterm substitute teachers. She was injured in a Nov. 14, 2009, auto […]


Greg Nofziger, head coach of the Pettisville High School boys basketball program for the past 16 years, has announced that he is stepping down. Nofziger’s teams have accumulated a 214-149 record over his career as head coach. His teams have won or shared the Buckeye Border Conference championship in 11 of his 16 years, including a run of eight consecutive league […]

First Egg Hunt

Brimley Jagielski, 9 months, Archbold, made her first visit to the Archbold Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 19.– photo by David Pugh

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