News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Sunday Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalm Series: Psalm 3,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Marv & Sharon Lantz, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; music team, prelude; Leah Roth, offertory; Amanda Short, noisy offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Murillo family, worship leaders. Message, “Keeping The Lights On In The Temple of God,” […]

Few Calls On Marijuana, But All Opposed: Ruffer

Randy Ruffer, German Township trustee, said since the Tuesday, May 30 meeting on the medical marijuana greenhouse/processing facility, he has received few calls on the topic. But he said all of the calls he has received have been opposed to it. A one-acre marijuana greenhouse, which would grow and process the plants for medicinal use, has been proposed for property […]


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, June 14, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.

Streaks, Birds Bring Home Four Second Places, One Third, Two Fourths, One Eighth From State Track

Archbold and Pettisville track athletes stepped on the medals podium eight times after finishing in the top eight of their events at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, at Columbus. Finishing as runners-up were the Pettisville girls 4×800-meter relay team, the Archbold girls 4×200 team, Pettisville’s Alexa Leppelmeier in the 1600-meter run, and […]

County Reaches Far, Near For New EMA Director

Fulton County officials went both far and near for their new director of the county Emergency Management Agency. Kelvin Freeman, the man selected for the job, is a native of North Carolina, but was hired away from neighboring Henry County. “From 2015 to 2017, I was employed at the Henry County General Health District in Napoleon,” he said. There, he […]

Academic All-Ohio

Seven Archbold track student-athletes were named Academic All-Ohio. They had a 3.5 or higher gpa and competed at the Division III state track and field meet, Friday and Saturday, June 2-3. From left: Lexa Richardson, Gwynne Riley, Emily Roth, Jack Fisher, Julia Lambert, Macey Rupp, Dakota Stamm.– courtesy photo


Fulton Co. Health Center May 28: Denise & Robert McColley, Napoleon, twin boys. May 30: Brianne Viers, Archbold, boy.

Archbold, Pettisville Well Represented, And Represented Well, At State Track

We are always proud of our students and student-athletes, but even more so after the Division III state track and field meet last weekend in Columbus. Not only should we be proud of them because of how they performed on the track, but how they acted when they didn’t finish first. Archbold and Pettisville athletes finished second in four events, […]

Two Weeks For Council Decision On St. Rt. 66

Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, said Archbold Village Council will take two weeks to think about the St. Rt. 66- Co. Rd. 24 highway realignment project before making a decision. Council discussed the matter in a work session prior to its regular Monday, June 5 meeting. Fryman said at its Monday, June 19 meeting, council will decide whether to recommend a […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 12-16 MONDAY: sausage patty sandwich, hash brown casserole, succotash, pineapple chunks. TUESDAY: goulash, summer squash, tossed salad, fruit crisp. WEDNESDAY: swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green & wax beans, fresh fruit. THURSDAY: cheeseburgers, potato salad, normandy blend vegetables, peach cobbler. FRIDAY: beef & cabbage soup, ground bologna or chicken salad sandwich, pea salad, jello w/fruit.

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