Huffman Wins Dual Crown In Kart Racing

John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, won the dual-crown championship for the 400 pro oval heavy class in kart racing action at the Fremont Track, Sunday, Sept. 24. Huffman was second and fourth in heat races on the pavement track, which paired both overhead-valve and flathead engines in the 400-pound class. The dual crown series was eight races: four on […]


Valetta J. Beck Frey, 88, Archbold, died Oct. 2, 2017. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Tinora Wins Fourth Straight Streak SpikeTacular Title

Tinora (18-1) defeated Toledo Christian 27-29, 25-19, 25-16 in the finals to win its fourth straight Streak Spike- Tacular championship, Saturday, Sept. 30, at Archbold. Otsego defeated Paulding 25-15, 25-17, to place third. Archbold (7-11) defeated Pettisville (11-6) to finish fifth, and Kidron Central Christian defeated Hilltop 27-25, 25-16 to finish seventh. Archbold’s Macey Rupp and Pettisville’s Jess Youse were […]

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Hillside Country Living. Prior to his retirement, he had been an insurance salesman for more than 50 years.Marlin was born on Oct. 4, 1926, in Stryker. On Dec. 25, 1950, he married Arlene Dierks, and she preceded him in death in 2015. He was a member […]

Local Winners At Ohio State Fair

Additional winners from the Ohio State Fair have been announced. Previous winners were also published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. “Outstanding of the Day” winners: Ashlynn Lugbill, Pettisville, cake decorating beginner-junior; Landon Graffice, Pettisville, ropejunior; Rachel Short, Archbold, Racing the Clock to Awesome meals-senior; Carsyn Hagans, Archbold, clock trophy winner, self-determined natural resources; Elizabeth Mignin, Archbold, sixth […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Samantha Lynn Wyse, Archbold, speeding, 71-55, Co. Rd. C, $47, $88. Samara Kay Benien, rural Napoleon, speeding, 40-25, N. Defiance St., $47, $88. Mason Allen Hill, rural Liberty Center, failed to maintain assured […]

PHS Girls, Wauseon Boys Win Fulton County Invitational

Pettisville locked up the girls title while Wauseon won the boys championship at the first annual Fulton County Cross Country Invitational, Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Wauseon. Girls Pettisville’s first five finishers all placed in the top 12, giving the Birds the team title with 30 points. Archbold was second with 48, followed by Wauseon 85, Delta 94, and Evergreen 97. […]

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FFA News

Pettisville had multiple students participating in the 2017 Fulton County Fair with FFA projects. William Fenton showed swine; Madeleine Wixom, Graeme Jacoby and Brett Coopshaw showed sheep; and Logan Rufenacht and Kayla Wyse showed cattle. Coopshaw won his showmanship class, a weight class and champion flock. Rufenacht showed the grand champion dairy steer. Other students made still projects. Seniors made […]

Three Vehicle Crash On South Defiance Street

Three vehicles collided on South Defiance Street about 45 feet north of Burke Street at 3:26 pm, Friday, Sept. 22. The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Natalia Nike Flores, 18, Archbold, was traveling north on South Defiance Street. She saw a vehicle pulling out of a private drive, but did not see other vehicles stopped in traffic […]

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