News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Jesus Expects Salt!- Mark 9:2-29,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Bev Miller, Terry & Donna King, greeters; Duane Beck, Molly Bruner, Linda Nafziger, Jay Roth, prelude; Kaitlyn Elkins, Anita Roth, “Jesus, Be the Centre,” offertory; Duane Beck, music leader; Sheila Gruenhagen, worship leader. Message, “The […]

Carol Jean Van Valkenburg

Carol Jean Van Valkenburg, 79, entered into eternal peace Jan. 11, 2017, at Ted & Diane Brandley Hospice house in Summerfield, Fla. Carol was born Jan. 4, 1938, a daughter of the late Peter and Virginia E. (Goldsmith) Hausch. She graduated in the Wauseon High School Class of 1956 and retired with 20 years of service for Champion Spark Plug, […]

Birds Drop Eagles, Fall To Edgerton

Pettisville (7-5, 5-2 BBC) hosted a pair of games last week, defeating Fayette 40- 39 in a Buckeye Border Conference contest, Thursday, Jan. 12, but falling to Edgerton 48-37 in a non-conference game, Saturday, Jan. 14. PHS 40, Fayette 39 Fayette (5-7, 3-4 BBC) jumped out to a 6-0 lead on a pair of three-point baskets by Clayton Pheils and […]


Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Mondays, 6:30 p.m., West Clinton Mennonite Church, 18029 Co. Rd. C, Wauseon. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 […]


Orval D. Wyse, 93, Stryker and formerly of Archbold, died Jan. 12, 2017. Survivors include six children. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker. Mark D. Waldfogel, 47, Tampa, Fla., and formerly of Fayette, died Jan. 12, 2017. Survivors include his parents, Richard & Darlene Waldfogel. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold garnered three recent wins. The first victory was 46-23 against Pettisville, Tuesday, Jan. 3. Austin Roth dropped in 15 points and Brandon Taylor added 10. Swanton traveled to Archbold, Thursday, Jan. 5, and went home with a 54-23 loss. Three Streaks hit double figures as Taylor scored 12 while Noah Gomez and Trey Theobald […]

Bible Quizzers

“The fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true.” This verse is from the book Ephesians, which area Bible quizzers studied for the second Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz meet at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Sunday, Jan. 15. The 13 teams were divided into three round-robin groupings. Four teams emerged as winners. Seated front, from […]

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.) Sara Elaine Austin, Wauseon, speeding, 68-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, $88. Pablo Perez, Archbold, disobeyed stop sign, Ditto St. at Walnut St., $37, $88. Sarah M. Wagner, Archbold, speeding, 76-55, Co. Rd. C, […]

Peaceful Transition Of Government

Of the nations of the world, America stands out for many, many reasons. One of the most important is the peaceful transition of government. Never, during the middle of the night, has an election winner been arrested and “disappeared.” Never have Americans awakened to find tanks parked around the capital building and the White House. Never have political opponents been […]

Ladies Bible Study Begins

The Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Jan. 31, 9:30 am, on the book “The Holy Spirit.”

Category Pages are limited to 90 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.