Faces Of Idol

Pettisville High School held its annual Pettisville Idol talent show, Friday, May 12. PHS students had an opportunity to show their talents before peers in the audience. Top left: Zoe Bullano, a freshman, sang a cappella. Top right: Austin Rearick, a freshman, recreated the dance from the M.C. Hammer video, “Can’t Touch This.” Bottom, from left: Justin Rupp, a junior, […]

Income Tax Up In April

Collections from the Archbold municipal income tax were up in April, but are still off on a year-to-date basis. During the Monday, May 15 village council meeting, council members learned total gross collections for April were $649,064.78, up $11,776.92, or about 1.85%, over the same month in 2016. Tax collections for 2016 set a new record in gross collections. When […]

Archbold Fire Log

April 15 8:47 am: Fire alarm, Con- Agra, cancelled. 4:49 pm: Ditch fire, Co. Rd. G at US20A. April 17 8:22 am: Electrical fire, vehicle struck pole, Co. Rd. A at St. Rt. 66, Ridgeville Fire Department on scene, driver, Michael Hesterman, 21, Ridgeville Corners, uninjured. May 1 7:52 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Myers Road plant, vending machine fire; owner: Maumee […]


Rupp, McQuade Finish Second At District, Advance To State!

The AHS doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade have advanced to the Div. II state tournament next weekend at Mason, Ohio. They finished second at the district tournament at BGSU, Saturday, May 20. They defeated the Norwalk team of Andrw Herner and Jacob Coe 2-6, 7-5, 7-5 i the semifinals. Rupp and McQuade were then defeated by the […]

Farmers To Be In Fields This Week

After three weeks of wet, cool weather, Fulton County farmers will be in the fields this week, said Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent. County farmers did get a few acres planted in April, “then Mother Nature took over, and it stayed wet and cool. It kept us out of the fields,” he said. But that will change this […]

Village Council Hears Rate Hike Reading

Archbold Village Council heard the first of three readings of legislation that will raise water and wastewater bills at its Monday, May 15 meeting. A rate study undertaken by the village recommends rate increases of 8% for municipal water for this year and next year. Wastewater rates will go up 13% this year and next. For a family of four […]

Rupp, McQuade Win Sectional Crown

The third-seeded Archbold doubles team of Jereme Rupp and Luke McQuade went undefeated at 4-0 and won a Division II sectional championship, Thursday, May 11, and Saturday, May 13, at Defiance College. The pair had a bye in the first round, then defeated Estes and Yark of Ottawa Hills 6-4, 6-0, in the second round. They advanced to the semifinals […]

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News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fifth Sunday of Easter Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Fanning The Flames: 2 Timothy 3,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Michael Short, Isaac Sauder, Dakota Stamm, Dylan Miller greeters; Jen & Tessa Nafziger, prelude, offertory; Randy Nafziger, song leader, Steve & Laura Nafziger, worship leaders; Laura Nafziger, childrens lesson. Message, “Fight the Good Fight,” […]

Archbold Police Log

May 5 2:38 pm: Citation to Joy Herman, 32, Archbold, disobeying stop sign, E. Beech St. at West St. 4:37 pm: Suspicious vehicle, Frozen Specialties. 6:02 pm: Follow-up, spoke to owner of vehicle at Frozen Specialties. 6:23 pm: Written warning, parking over lines, 100 block Depot St. 6:58 pm: Verbal warning, parking where signs prohibit. 11:35 pm: Verbal warning, parking […]