Financial News Positive At Pettisville Schools

The Pettisville School Board received overall positive financial news at its regular board meeting, Monday, Dec. 11. Chris Lee, district treasurer, reported that while revenues and expenditures are up, the revenues are still outpacing expenditures by $208,170. Lee said income tax revenue for October was $13,568 more than last year. Since the July income tax settlement was also up, the […]


Haden Alexender Bevard, 16, Pettisville, died Dec. 1, 2017. Survivors include his parents, Byron and Lindsey (Gares) Bevard. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

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Soccer Team Named Academic All-Ohio

The Archbold High School boys soccer team has been recognized as earning Academic All-Ohio status for the 2017 season. Teams receiving this honor are recognized by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. The AHS team had a 3.46 grade-point average. A 3.0 or higher gpa is required. Front row, from left: Lucas Yoder (standing), Denver Beck, Kaiden Bedsole, and Connor […]

Mattie Mae (Miller) Nofziger

Mattie Mae (Miller) Nofziger passed away on Dec. 5, 2017, at the age of 95 in Eureka, Ill. She was born on Oct. 28, 1922 in Archbold, to Jonas and Matilda (Hershberger) Miller. Mattie, a lifelong resident of Ohio, moved to Illinois at the age of 93 to live with her daughter. Mattie married Harold M. Nofziger in her parents’ […]

Archbold McDonald’s Gets New Look

Jim Rivello, owner of the Archbold McDonald’s, said the restaurant is being totally rearranged, inside and out. “The outside will have a whole new look and the inside will have a whole new look,” he said. “The outside will be more modern. The inside– the décor is called ‘neighborhood,’ so it will be a little bit of down-home-type décor. “The […]

Norma Jean Miller

Norma Jean Miller, 82, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly in Sarasota, Fla., on Dec. 3, 2017, with her husband Robert by her side. From her birth on July 4, 1935, to her death, she nourished people around her with love, faith, and encouragement. She was born in Streetsboro to Ernie and Melinda Bontrager, and was the youngest of four children. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Advent 2 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots: 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Backward Boasting: Sickness” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Dean & Jeanette Beck, Marv & Sharon Lantz, greeters; Wayne & Marilyn Short, call to worship, scripture; Melissa Valentine & music team, singing together; Brent Ringenberg, childrens time; Advent candlelighting, Brent Ringenberg & […]

Streaks Tame Wildcats And Bulldogs

Archbold hosted a pair of non-conference games last week, defeating Edgerton 58-33 and Kalida 69-41 to improve its record to 2-1. “Right now we’re not hitting a whole lot of perimeter shots, but it’ll start falling for us,” said Doug Krauss, AHS head coach. “There are some things we need to improve on.” AHS 58, Edgerton 33 Archbold entertained the […]

Archbold Men Receive International Lions Award

Jerry Rohrs and Karlin Wyse, two longtime Archbold Lions Club members, were recently named the first Melvin Jones Fellows in ALC history. The award is based on club donations to humanitarian needs in communities around the world. Rohrs and Wyse have been active members for 45 years, and were nominated because of their many community efforts. Through the level of […]