News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined service under the tent. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Ps 143: Unquenchable Thirst- Quenched,” Jesse Kahler. Church fellowship dinner followed. Central Mennonite Sunday: Marv & Sharon Lantz, Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, greeters; Melissa Valentine and worship team, song leader; Valentine family, worship leaders; blessing of the backpacks, Regina Wenger. Message, “Cosmetic Christianity,” David […]

AHS Girls Tennis Drops Two, Beats Rossford

Archbold lost matches to Napoleon and Springfield but defeated Rossford last week in girls tennis. The Streaks were blanked by Napoleon 5-0, Monday, Aug. 22, at AHS. Springfield hosted the Streaks, Tuesday, Aug. 23, and won 5-0. Back home on Thursday, Aug. 25, Archbold blanked Rossford 5-0. AHS is 1-4 on the season. Napoleon 5, AHS 0 Singles: 1. Andrea […]

Council Votes Moratorium On Medical Marijuana

Archbold Village Council voted to establish a six-month moratorium on medical marijuana in the village at the Monday, Aug. 29 council meeting. John Kasich, Ohio governor, signed a bill allowing marijuana for medical uses in June. The law becomes effective Thursday, Sept. 8. However, Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told council it will take state officials another six to 12 […]


Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Sept. 1&15, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Senior Center Fulton […]

PHS Girls Second In Early Bird Invite

Archbold and Pettisville cross country teams ran in the Defiance Early Bird Cross Country Open, Saturday, Aug. 27. The PHS girls team finished second, while AHS took fifth. The AHS boys finished seventh. Pettisville didn’t have enough boys for a team score. Girls St. Ursula Academy won the girls title with 72 points. Pettisville took second out of 18 teams, […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Bob and Kris Keiser, Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Bob Keiser and Kris Schaffner were married on Sept. 3, 1966, at the Fayette United Methodist Church. They have four children: Kirk (Tina), Fayette; Kimberly (Lynn) Kinsman, Archbold; Keith (Shanda), Morenci, Mich.; and Kraig (Shannon) Fayette. They have 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They celebrated with a family vacation […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 18: Rebecca Seers, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 23: Christina & Austin Yokman, Archbold, boy; Tiffany & Anthony Barron, Morenci, Mich., boy. Aug. 24: Ashley & Jason Borer, Fayette, boy; Sabrina & Terry Lind, Wauseon, boy.

Blackbird Soccer Beats Rossford, Ties Maumee

Pettisville defeated Rossford 6-0 in boys soccer, Monday, Aug. 22, at Pettisville. Detric Yoder and Connor Wyse each scored two goals for the Birds. Canidate Vickery and Mitchell Avina each scored one. PHS had 18 shots on goal to Rossford’s three. Pettisville’s game at Maumee, Thursday, Aug. 25, ended in a 3-3 tie. Zach Morrison, Wyse, and Vickery each scored […]

Bullers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Arlin and Maretta Buller, North Newton, Kan., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Arlin Buller and Maretta Britsch were married July 24, 1966, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Ellis Croyle. They have two children, Andrea (Jason) Golden, New Paris, Ind., and Anthony (Farrell) Buller, Erie, Colo, and three grandchildren. The couple celebrated in June with their children and grandchildren […]

A Great Tradition

What would a high school football game be without a marching band performance? Archbold fans have come to expect great musical entertainment every Friday night. AHS students Amber Wendt, left, plays the mellophone and Denilson Gaona, right, plays the saxophone at the Blue Streaks home opener.– photos by Mario Gomez

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