News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Sermon, “Untying The Knots: A Clear Contrast- II Corinthians 2-4,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Marv & Sharon Lantz, Lee & Jan Short, greeters; Peg Bruner, gathering music, offertory; Melissa Valentine, song leader; Mary Lou Beck, worship leader; Justice Beck, scripture & prayer. Sermon, “Friends In […]

Police Arrest Two On DUI Charges

Archbold police reports state two men were arrested recently on DUI charges. In the first case, Jerry E. Stevens, 59, Archbold, was charged with DUI and disorderly conduct following a Saturday, Sept. 16 incident. Police were notified of a possible drunk driver about 12:11 am. The report states that driver struck a pole on West Holland Street. The reports said […]

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Ninth Straight

It was a perfect week for the Archbold girls soccer team after notching a pair of victories, including a Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Wauseon to stay atop the league standings at 3-0. Archbold also defeated Woodmore to keep its record unblemished at 9-0. Since Aug. 21, opponents have scored only one goal against the Streaks. AHS 4, Wauseon […]

Couple To Marry In Germany Nov. 11

Catrina Meier-Schisslbauer and Dustin Lucas are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tanja and Martin Schisslbauer, Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany, and Trevor and Carolyn Meier, Lawton, Okla. She is a 2013 graduate of Walter- Hoellerer-Realschule in Sulzbach Rosenberg and a 2016 graduate of Berufsfachschule fuer Kinderkrankenpflege in Amberg, Germany. She is a pediatric registered nurse at […]

Incident Reported At Dollar General

A person that loaded items into his vehicle from Dollar General and drove away was tracked down by Archbold police, a report states. Police were called about 3:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 15, by store representatives. They said a customer told them a subject loaded items that were placed in front of the store for sale into his car and drove […]

PHS Girls Second, AHS Third At Widewater

Pettisville took second and Archbold was third in the Black Division girls race at the Widewater Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 23, at Liberty Center. The Birds finished with 73 points and Archbold had 107. Avon Lake won with 49 points. Elizabeth Sauder was the first PHS runner into the chute, placing third in 20 minutes, 37 seconds. Brittany Ramirez […]

Martins Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Martin are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Richard Martin and Linda Phillips were married Oct. 6, 1957, at the Fayette Christian Church. They have three children: Gail Seeley, Lori (Mike) Creighton, and Jeff (Kay) Martin. They have six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The couple will celebrate with an open house, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2-5 pm, at […]

Pedestrian Struck Sept. 15

A 30-year-old Archbold man was taken to the Fulton County Health Center with possible injuries after he was struck by a vehicle, Friday, Sept. 15. The Archbold police report states Chase Zartman was crossing East Lugbill Road, walking north in the designated crosswalk about 10:43 pm. A sport-utility vehicle driven by Wade Sherrick, 54, rural Sherwood, was traveling north on […]

Pettisville Volleyball Stays Perfect In BBC

Pettisville won its first five-game match of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 19, at North Central. The Birds defeated the Eagles (8-6, 4-3 BBC) in the Buckeye Border Conference match 25-15, 24-26, 25-16, 22-25, 15-7. The Blackbirds were back on the road, Thursday, Sept. 21, to Fayette (0-11, 0-7 BBC) for another BBC match. Pettisville stayed perfect at 6-0 in the […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 18: Elizabeth & Adam Rees, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 19: Jenalee & Jordan Frank, Stryker, boy.