“Secretly Feared” Bible Quiz Champions

The final Bible quiz meet of the season was held Sunday, Feb. 26, at Central Mennonite Church, over the Bible stories of Gideon and Samson from the book of Judges. “Secretly Feared,” Central/ House Church, had a close match with “Angels,” Pettisville Missionary. By question 12, “Secretly Feared” took an 80-40 lead with quiz-outs by sisters Hope and Kate Nofziger […]

AHS Boys Face Royals In District Semifinal

Archbold (18-5), under Doug Krauss, head coach, travels to Napoleon to face the Elmwood Royals (15-8) in one of the area’s premier gyms, The Grand Canyon. The two play the second Division III district semifinal tomorrow, Thursday, with tipoff slated for approximately 8 pm. Archbold is seeded second in the district tournament, while Elmwood is seeded fourth. In the sectional, […]

Fire Departments Attack Barn Fire

Numerous fire departments, including Archbold and Wauseon are fighting a barn fire at 23649 Co. Rd. F, north of Archbold, between St. Rt. 66 and Co. Rd. 24. The call came in about 6 pm. The Fulton County Auditor website indicates the property is owned by Christopher and Jennifer King. Photos by Mary Huber-Updated 3.14, 9:55 am

Pool Winners

Winners of the March 6 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, in the Fairlawn Retirement Community, are, from left: Dave Schaffner, third place; Norbert Sonnenberg, second; Hank Schweinhagen, first. Sonnenberg had the best shot.– courtesy photo

AHS Girls Play Eagles In Regional Semifinal

Archbold (25-1, #2 AP) played Liberty-Benton (22-3, #8 AP) last night, Tuesday, in a Division III regional semifinal at Ohio Northern University. The Eagles defeated St. Henry 57-36 in the sectional finals, Fort Recovery 43-37 in the district semifinals, and Columbus Grove (23-2, #5 AP) 61-44 in the district finals. Liberty-Benton scored only 28 points against Columbus Grove in their […]

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Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Mondays through April 5, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, March 9, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.

Birds Fold Against Aces In District Semifinals

A successful season came to a close when Pettisville was defeated by Hicksville 43-39 in a Division IV district semifinal girls basketball game, Thursday, March 2, at Archbold. The Birds (18-6), co-champions of the Buckeye Border Conference, were looking to avenge a 35-27 Feb. 7 loss to the Aces, but fell short in a comeback bid. “I can’t say enough […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 26: Amanda & Jack Blohm, Wauseon, girl. Feb. 28: Stephanie & Leon West, Napoleon, girl.

Fayette Eagles Ground Blackbirds

The end of the tournament road came early for the Pettisville boys basketball team, losing 41-34 to Buckeye Border Conference rival Fayette in a Division IV sectional semifinal, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Swanton. “They know us and we know them,” said Brian Leppelmeier, PHS head coach. “I thought we needed to be a little bit tougher inside to finish a […]

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