2017-02-22

Earns Degree



Kevin Fredrick, AHS ‘12 and son of Les and Lori, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing from Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, during commencement exercises in December 2016.

Loren D. Roth



Loren D. Roth, age 62, of Pettisville, passed away in his home on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, after enduring nearly two years of various varieties of chemotherapy. Since 1989, Loren worked for Sauder Woodworking in Archbold. He was born in Brussels, Belgium, the son of Earl and Ruth (Jantzen) Roth. On Aug. 11, 1990, he married Nancy Graber, and she […]

Archbold Boys Double Up On Panthers 76-38



Archbold upped its Northwest Ohio Athletic League mark to 5-1, and 16-4 overall, with a 76-38 victory at Delta (1-19, 0-6 NWOAL), Friday, Feb.17. The Streaks opened the first eight minutes with Eli Miller scoring on a turnover and Kaiden Bedsole burying a three-pointer for an early 5-0 lead. After the Panthers got into the mix with a conventional, three […]

4-H News



The first meeting of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4- H Club is Monday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.

Joan Stuckey



Joan Stuckey, age 89 years, of Fayette, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center in Archbold. She was born April 22, 1927, at Stryker, the daughter of Ira and Florence (Stutzman) Graber. She married Melvin Stuckey on Dec. 19, 1948, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 2006. A resident of the Fayette […]

PHS Girls End Season With Pair Of Wins

BBC Co-Champions With Stryker

Pettisville finished its regular season with two victories last week, defeating Liberty Center, Tuesday, Feb. 14, and Toledo Christian, Thursday, Feb. 16, to finish 17-5 and carry a three-game win streak into the sectional tournament. The Birds and Stryker share the 2016-17 Buckeye Border Conference title with 11-1 conference records. The Panthers defeated Fayette 82-30, Thursday, Feb. 16, to assure […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: What Is Greatness? Mark 9-11,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Levi & Mary Lou Beck, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; Alysa & Analisa Short, prelude; Kaitlyn Elkins, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Joyce Klingelsmith, worship leader. Message, “Not The Scandal You Think,” Regina Wenger; prayer by Regina […]

Mary E. Rosebrock



Mary E. (Helberg) Rosebrock, 82, of Archbold, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven, Archbold. Mary was born on Sept. 30, 1934, in Flatrock Twp., Ohio, to the late Carl & Bernice (Rettig) Helberg. She was baptized as an infant and was confirmed as a young adult and attended […]

State-Ranked Indians Defeat Birds 65-43



Pettisville traveled to Wauseon, Saturday, Feb. 18, to battle the Indians, ranked 10th in Division II by the Associated Press, for a nonleague contest. Wauseon (20-1) outscored the Birds (11-10) in every quarter for a 65-43 win. It was Pettisville’s third straight week facing a stateranked team and fourth straight loss. Ayersville and Hilltop, who played the Birds Feb. 4 […]

All-County Honors Band



These AHS students were members of the Fulton County Honors Band, which gave a concert Sunday, Jan. 22. Front row, from left: Hannah Bowers, trumpet; Eliza Avers, flute; Kenzie Short, percussion; Sydney Cobb, clarinet, four-year participant award; Makayla Patterson, clarinet; Mattie Thatcher, French horn; Lauren Horst, alto sax. Back row: Dana Voll, trombone; Jeremiah Hartman, trombone; Scott Holland, tuba; Mario […]


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