Coressel Is State Qualifier

Paige Coressel, Archbold, a student at Four County Career Center, qualified for Family, Career & Community Leaders of America state-levelcompetition. A member of the FCCC FCCLA chapter, she will compete in fashion design, Thursday and Friday, April 27-28, in Columbus. FCCLA members will compete for awards and the opportunity to advance to national skill and leadership contests. —– Never call […]

Harold A. Brubaker

Harold A. Brubaker, age 87, of Hamler, died Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. His Legacy… He was born Nov. 9, 1929, to Raymond J. and Elnora (Mack) Brubaker in Hamler. In 1948 he graduated from Hamler High School. On Feb. 16, 1957, he married Cleo VanAtta. Harold was drafted into the United States Army and […]

Grand Jury Indicts 10

Indictments against 10 people were handed down by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, March 20. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the charges involved crimes committed in Fulton County. Charges against three Archbold men– Isaac J. Lerma, 21; Mathew E. DeWitt, 32; and Rogelio Zamora, 35– were detailed in the March 22 issue of […]

Unemployment Up In Fulton, Defiance & Henry Counties

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimated that unemployment increased by one-tenth of one percent in Fulton County in February. Unemployment was 6.1% in January and 6.2% in February. It was 4.6% in December 2016. Only 11 counties had unemployment increases. Defiance and Henry counties rates jumped– Defiance County by one-half of one percentage point (.5). Unemployment in […]

Collides With Deer

A collision occurred between a car and a deer about 4:36 am, Monday, March 20, a Fulton County sheriff report states. A car, driven by James L. Rowland, 52, Pioneer, was traveling east on Co. Rd. L, about three-tenths of a mile west of St. Rt. 66, when it collided with a deer. Rowland was not injured.

Way Clear For Domestic Violence Rehab Shelter

Archbold Village Council cleared the way for a domestic violence rehabilitation center, voting to approve the necessary measure at its Monday night, April 3, meeting. Council approved a conditional use permit under the village zoning laws for the Union Street home. A conditional use permit is required because there is no provision in the village zoning code for a domestic […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Fifth Sunday of Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Mark, The Short Story: The Worst… The Best…The In-Between… Mark 14:52-15:20” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; Terry King & praise team, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader; Brenda Richer, worship leaders; Barb Stuckey, childrens lesson; Brenda & […]

Pettisville Softball Wins One, Loses One

The Pettisville softball team opened the season with an 8-7 win over Cardinal Stritch and an 11-1 Buckeye Border Conference loss to Hilltop. PHS 8, Cardinal Stritch 7 Pettisville led 7-0 after four innings and held off Cardinal Stritch 8-7 in the opening game of the season, Monday, March 27, at Oregon. The Birds went into the seventh inning up […]

Local Women Are ‘Honky Tonk Angels’ In ACT Production

Teresa Van Sickle, Archbold, and Lindsay Bialorucki and Lizzy Sands, Ridgeville Corners, are the lead actors in the Archbold Community Theatre presentation of “The Honky Tonk Angels.” The musical comedy is set around the story of three women who are making their way to Nashville with dreams of becoming country singers. Together they form a bond, decide to join forces, […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, April 10, 1-7 p.m., Napoleon American Legion, 500 Glenwood, Napoleon. Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Mondays through April 17, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, April 6, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. […]

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