Birds Fall To Antwerp In District Semifinal

Pettisville was unable to find an answer for Antwerp’s Rachel Williamson, as the junior had 20 kills and three blocks in the Archers’ 25- 23, 25-21, 25-22 Division IV district volleyball semifinal victory, Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Defiance High School. Pettisville ended its season with a 20-4 record. The Archers (19-6) went on to defeat Hicksville (20-5) in the final […]


Pettisville Finishes Fourth In Team Standings

The Pettisville girls cross country team finished fourth at the Div. III state meet, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hebron. The Birds finished with 175 points. Minster won with 38 points. In order for Pettisville: 21. Elizabeth Sauder 19:12; 26. Alexa Leppelmeier 19:17; 39. Nichole Foor 19:37; 104. Morgan Leppelmeier 20:36; 108. Kate Stuber 20:45; 114. Kelly Miller 20:54; 174. Sarah […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 21: Brittney Finney, West Unity, boy; Emily & Nate Hammersmith, Archbold, girl.

Bontrager Named BBC Player Of Year

Carly Bontrager, a Pettisville senior, was named the Buckeye Border Conference volleyball Player of the Year for the 2016 season. Teagan Kauffman, a Pettisville senior, and Jess Youse, a junior, joined Bontrager on the first team. Morgan Leppelmeier, a PHS sophomore, was named to the second team, as were Bailee Smith and Kelsey Fruchey, Fayette. Among those receiving honorable mentions […]

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Crash Injures Two

Archbold Rescue workers attend to one of two victims of a crash at the entrance to the Archbold SuperValu parking lot about 4:33 pm, Monday, Oct. 24. A car, driven by Adrienna M, Young, 19, Archbold, was driving out of the parking lot when she was struck by a sportutility vehicle driven by Lauren Nafziger, 29, rural Wauseon. Both were […]

All-NWOAL Selections

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League recently released all-league teams and post-season honors for several fall sports. Archbold players and coaches are listed unless otherwise indicated. Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Emie Peterson, Archbold. Coach of the Year: John Kern, Delta. First Team: Emie Peterson, Kamryn Hostetler, Brooke Kohler. Second Team: Chloe Nofziger, Andi Peterson. Honorable Mention: Lexa Richardson, Emily […]

Holland In Critical Condition

Christina Holland, 52, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Monday morning, Oct. 31, following a two-vehicle accident. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported Holland was driving a sport-utility vehicle east on Co. Rd. C about 10:25 am, Wednesday, Oct. 26, when she failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined service. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Charles Zimmerman recognized for his ministry of over 60 years. Candidates for baptism: Marli Cheney, Kegan Ott, Lucas Rupp. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Jesus Is Hope-Mark 5:21-6:6,” Jesse Kahler. Fellowship luncheon followed. Central Mennonite Sunday: Becky Elkins, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Duane Beck, song […]

Fire Department Battles Grain Bin Fire

The Archbold Fire Department was called to Elmira to battle a fire in grain bins about 3:34 am, Sunday, Oct. 23. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire chief, said S-W Mills owns the bins and uses them to store alfalfa pellets. Some of the pellets were apparently hot when they were put into the bin, causing a fire, he said. Air blowers […]