Students Honored At Black Swamp Arts Council Show

Four students from Pettisville High School and one from Archbold High School were honored as part of the 2017 Black Swamp Arts Council High School Invitational Art Show. One hundred individual pieces of art were in the show, which was on display in the atrium at Northwest State Community College, Feb. 13-23. Awards were presented at a ceremony, Thursday, Feb. […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, March 13, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, March 13, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, March 14, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station. Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, March 8, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. Zoning Appeals […]


Martin Finishes Second In State

Updated 3/11, 9:50 pm: Noah Mattin dropped a 7-1 decision in the championship match to Brady Barnett of Milan Edison to finish as the Division III 138-lb. state runner-up. —— Updated 3/11, 4:10 pm: Wooster Triway’s Michael Yacapraro won a 5-2 decision over Gavin Grime to win seventh place in the 132-lb. weight class at the state wrestling championships, Saturday, March 11. […]

Elementary Super Streaks Announced For February

Archbold Elementary School announced the names of the Super Streaks for February. Super Streaks are elementary students who have demonstrated respectful, responsible, and safe behavior. Each month, elementary school teachers nominate students for the honor. The program started in 2016. An assembly was held Friday, Feb. 24, to announce those selected, allowing them to participate in activities. February Super Streaks: […]


Fern Eicher-Yoder, 103, Snellville, Ga., and formerly of Archbold, died March 2, 2017. Survivors include one son. SouthCare Funeral Home, Alpharetta, Ga.


Archbold 65, Elmwood 56

Archbold defeated Elmwood 65-56 in a Div. III district boys basketball semifinal, Thursday, March 9, at Napoleon. The Streaks play Van Buren for a district title, Saturday, March 11, 7 pm, at Napoleon. Van Buren defeated Liberty-Benton 70-54 in the early game on Thursday.-Posted 3.9, 10:12 pm

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its first meeting, Monday, Feb. 27, at at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. Pins and premiums were handed out as well as recognition of the 2016 Outstanding 4-H members. Election of club officers will be held at the Monday, March 27 meeting. Anyone interested in becoming an officer and in high school should sign up […]

Suspicious Case

A subject attempted to purchase an item for an incorrect price, an Archbold police report states. A clerk at Archbold SuperValu Foods said Sunday, Feb. 26, a subject tried to use a Universal Product Code (UPC) from one product to purchase another. The clerk caught the problem and did not make the sale. The subject agreed that the price was […]


Columbus Africentric 60, Archbold 31

Leading 31-14 at the half, Columbus Africentric Early College went on a 19-0 run over a six-minute time span between the end of the second period and the beginning of the third as the Nubians defeated Archbold 60-31 to win the Div. III regional championship at Lexington, Saturday, March 11. The Nubians (25-3) advance to the state semifinals in Columbus, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday in Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Not Far is Not Enough-Mark 12:28-44,” Jesse Kahler; communion. Central Mennonite Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, Wynemia Waidelich, greeters; music team, prelude; Angie Stuckey, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader; Rachel Sauder, worship leader; Brenda Sensenig, childrens lesson. Message, “Winning the Human Race,” Dave […]

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