ConAgra Working On Odor Problem

Officials of the village of Archbold, the Archbold ConAgra plant, and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are working to resolve an odor problem that has generated complaints. Donna Dettling, village administrator, told council at its Monday, Oct. 23 meeting that ConAgra “is doing everything they can” to eliminate the odor. She said the company spent $7 million building a wastewater […]

Credit Cards Stolen, Used

A wallet was stolen from a vehicle and credit cards were used to make purchases, an Archbold police report said. Nathaniel T. Lange, 31, 313 Buckeye St., told police his wallet was left in the center console of his vehicle, which was parked in front of his residence. The wallet, containing credit cards, identification, and $20-$40 in cash, was taken […]

PHS Soccer Wins First Sectional Championship In School History

The Pettisville boys soccer team (14-2-2) won its first sectional championship in school history with a 3-2 overtime victory over Lake, Saturday, Oct. 21, in a Division III sectional final at Lake. Pettisville scored in the second minute of the match on an unassisted goal by Detric Yoder. Lake (14-4-0) tied the score with a goal by Emilio Ignat in […]

Super Streaks Named For September

The names of Archbold Elementary School students who were named Super Streaks for September: Kindergarten: Andi Pinter, Clara Wilson, Grant Cover, Grace Graber, Sam Ringenberg, Emi Pinter, Connor Phillips, Avery Waldfogel, Chloe Pflager-Shipps, Melodee Rutledge, Adelle Bentley, Sammy Hancock, Sawyer Baumgartner. First grade: Zach Krueger, Javery Valentine, Eliana Nafziger, Addison Thompson, Maks Stuckey, Aubree Vandock, Gentry Valentine, Kameron Placides, Cori […]

Woman Gets Disorderly Citation

A 69-year-old woman was issued a minor misdemeanor citation for disorderly conduct, after she allegedly urinated on the floor of a local business. Police were called to the Dollar General store about 10:38 am, Tuesday, Oct. 17, where they were told a woman had entered a storage area and allegedly urinated. Police issued the citation to Brenda K. Camp, Stryker. […]


Pettisville 8th Grade Volleyball BBC tournament: Montpelier def. Pettisville (7-10, 5-8 BBC) 25-15, 25- 20, Monday, Oct. 16.

Ball Attends Leadership Conference

Brian Ball, a Four County Career Center student from Archbold, was one of 14 FCCC students to attend a leadership conference at Defiance College. In an effort to recognize the importance and encourage area high schools to work more closely together on leadership activities, students in leadership roles from 32 high schools in a seven-county area attended the event. Ball […]

Parking Lot Collision

A collision occurred about 6:44 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the parking lot of the Sauder Woodworking Myers Road plant, an Archbold police report states. James Richard Coyne, 18, rural Defiance, was backing a pickup out of a parking space and struck a parked car owned by Ashley Lyn Rabe, Archbold. No injuries.

Great Interest In Local Candidates

Meet the Candidates Night, sponsored by the Archbold Buckeye and Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, was a great success. Attendance in the audience topped 115 people. Thirteen of the 14 candidates for Archbold Village Council, Archbold School Board, and German Township Trustee seats attended. Persons who attended the Oct. 12 event are better informed on local government and will share […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Twentieth Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying the Knots, II Corinthians-Godly Sorrow,” Roger Andrews. Central Mennonite Sunday: Randy & Diane Nafziger, Brandon & Amy Cover, greeters; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Amanda Short, Kaitlyn Elkins, worship leaders; Linda Nafziger, offertory. Message, “Sing to Remember, Remember to Sing,” Regina Wenger; prayer by Regina Wenger. Lockport […]

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