News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Jesus Is Dynamic,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, Steve & Laura Nafziger, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader; Ron Zaerr, worship leaders; Regina Wenger, moment in mission: Samaritan’s Purse- Shoebox Gift. Message, “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things,” […]

Additional Charge Filed Against Bryan Man

A charge of telecommunications harassment has been filed against Austin Lee Partee, 28, Bryan, in connection with two reports filed with Archbold police. Brittany N. Leaser, 20, Archbold, told police at 1:45 pm, and again at 1:47 pm, Friday, Oct. 7, her ex-boyfriend continued to harass her by calling her cell phone. The police report notes he was told not […]

Blue Streaks Finish Regular Season 12-10

The Archbold volleyball team finished the regular season 12-10, 3-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with 24-26, 26-24, 25-21, 25- 19 victory at Wauseon, Tuesday, Oct. 11. “It was a great way to wrap up our regular season,” said Jill Holdgreve, AHS head coach. “We stayed aggressive and composed during difficult times, and got a great league win! Patrick […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 6: Nykki & Joshua Haskell, Fayette, girl. Oct. 9: Sarah & Austin Herman, Edon, girl. Oct. 10: Abby & John Buldas, Toledo, boy. Oct. 11: Janae Hernandez, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 12: Lauren & Roger Frey, Pettisville, boy.

Fryman: Village Won’t Need Levy To Run Fire Department

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said the village won’t need an additional tax levy to fund the fire department at this time. Fryman said last fall, voters approved a replacement of a village property tax levy, as opposed to a renewal. Under Ohio law put into place in the 1970s, the amount of money a property tax levy collects cannot grow […]

Pettisville Finishes Undefeated In BBC

Pettisville finished its fourth straight volleyball season with a perfect record in the Buckeye Border Conference with a 25-10, 27-25, 25-19 victory at North Central (9-10, 6-6 BBC), Thursday, Oct. 13. With the addition of Montpelier to the conference schedule this year, the Birds finished 12-0 in the BBC, and didn’t lose a game in league play in 2016. Adding […]

Divided Community

In the 1980s, the concept of a regional jail was put forward. The problem was, no one wanted to be the host. While some city leaders liked the idea of a recession-proof employment center, their community members did not want to see a complex of buildings housing criminals in their towns. The whole debate over where to put the jail […]

Village Council Approves Fairlawn Proposal, Rejects Savvy Dog Plan

Archbold Village Council acted on recommendations by the Archbold Planning Commission, accepting one proposal and rejecting a second. The actions came during a public hearing before the Monday, Oct. 17 council meeting. Two proposals were brought before the planning commission on Thursday, Sept. 1. The first was a request by Fairlawn Haven for variances to allow a condominium unit to […]

AHS Girls Soccer Ends Season With Two Wins

The Archbold girls soccer team finished the regular season with a record of 10-5- 1, 4-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after a pair of wins last week. The Streaks defeated Toledo Central Catholic 3-0 in a non-league contest and bested Evergreen 11-0 in Northwest Ohio Athletic League play. In the NWOAL, Swanton (11-4-1, 5-0 NWOAL) won its second […]

Old Photo Corner

Steam engines on the New York Central taking up water on the fly, at the Pans 1 1/2 miles east of Stryker, Ohio, in 1940s. There were three tracks and each had a set of water pans over 1/4-mile long from which trains could pick up to 4,000 gallons of water if they had the proper equipment.– Antique photograph from […]

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