2017-07-19

Archbold Wins Second Straight Acme State Championship



Above: The Archbold Acme baseball team defeated Defiance 3-1, Monday, July 17, to win its second consecutive state championship. Eleven members of the team were also on the Acme team that won state last year and the Junior Acme team that won the state title in 2015. Front row, from left: Travis Ziegler, Mitch Grosjean, Gabe Petersen, Brandon Miller, Nic […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Max Stough, Delta, plaintiff vs Gregory Stickley, Delta, defendant. Other civil. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Socorro Juarez, Wauseon, Other civil. LVNV Funding, LLC, Greenville, S.C., plaintiff vs Michelle Chester, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Jessica Jasso and Jeffrey Jasso, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Mark Coulter, Delta, plaintiff vs Jamie Sattler, Defiance, defendant. Divorce. The […]

AHS Fall Sports Ready To Start Practices



Fall sports start Monday, July 31, at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Practices begin Monday, July 31, 12 pm, at the high school for all football candidates grades 9-12. Questions: contact David Dominique, coach. Volleyball (9-12) Practice begins Tuesday, Aug. 1, 3-6 pm at the […]

Fisher Uses CPR To Save Man’s Life



Rosemary Fisher wondered why she agreed to run a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) race in Hilton Head, S.C. “I’m not really in shape for this. I joked, ‘I’m in this for the free T-shirt,’” she said. About 1.3 miles into the race, she discovered why she was running that day. She helped save a man’s life. Fisher is a nurse practitioner at […]

Roger A. Johnson Sr.



Roger A. Johnson Sr., 79, of Archbold, passed away July 11, 2017, at Genacross Lutheran Home in Napoleon. He was born July 8, 1938, to Rolland and Vivian (Schaffner) Johnson. On May 23, 1956, he married Suzanne Miller, they celebrated 61 years of marriage. Roger was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, corner of 6 & 66, where he […]

Cat Bites Child



A seven-year old child from Concord, N.C., was bitten by a cat in the 200 block of Dogwood Court sometime between 5 pm, Sunday, July 2, and 5 pm the following day. Archbold police received a call from the Adrian Urgent Care, Adrian, Mich., who reported a patient was being tended to who had been bitten by the cat at […]

Flags Of Honor Event: A Chance To Heal



On a tree-lined plot of land at the Ridgeville Corners American Legion, on County Road 19, east of Ridgeville Corners, about 500 flags will appear the morning of Saturday, July 29. There will be the flags of all 50 states, and United States flags. Starting at 10 am, another 294 will be added. On each of those flag’s pole is […]

Public Meetings



Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, July 24, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, July 24, 8 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, July 20, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, July 24, 7 p.m., township building, 305 […]

Pulling Their Weight



Mike and Max, Percheron draft horses, pull a wagon of visitors at Sauder Village during its Summer on the Farm event, Saturday, July 15. The horses, which have been Village residents for several years, are accustomed to farming demonstrations. The pair were mowing hay, Tuesday.– photo by David Pugh

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Pentecost Six Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 139,” Nathanael Miles. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Matt Weaver, worship leader; Mark & Janelle Beck, Donna Smith, Kim & Maggie Langenderfer, greeters; VBS music and report. Message: “God Made Us For A Reason,” Steve Heatwole. West Clinton Mennonite Sunday: Tom & Lori […]


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