Top 25 Quizzers For Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz

Four quizzers finished the Bible Quiz season with 20 straight quiz-outs, scoring 700 points each. They are, front row from left: Justice Beck, William Nofziger, Jacob Myers, and Levi Myers, followed by Kate Nofziger (665), Grace Sheldon (660), Isaac Norr (655), Trinity Snider (640), Joselyn Estrada (640), and Conner Johnson ((655). Middle row: Hyatt Stamm (625), Lydia Sheldon (610), Joshua […]

Oil Left On Sidewalk

A five-gallon bucket of used motor oil was discarded in downtown Archbold, Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Archbold police report on the incident states at about 5 pm, a witness observed a subject carrying the bucket and placing it on the sidewalk near the North Defiance Street-Stryker Street intersection. The officer wrote he located the bucket. He also observed a small […]

Blue Streaks Avenge NWOAL Loss To Delta

It was a tale of two games. Delta defeated Archbold 65-40 in the regular season, Thursday, Feb. 15, to win the outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League title. Archbold (22-3) avenged that loss with a 57-40 victory over the Panthers (23-2) in a Division III district semifinal at Lake High School, Thursday, March 1. “I’m very proud of our girls’ effort […]

Regional Science Fair Participants

Twelve Pettisville students attended the Northwest Ohio Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 3, at Northwest State Community College. Among the attendees were, front row from left: Donna Meller, Pettisville High School science teacher; Jessie McWatters; Jordan Skates, who will represent the region at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, May 17; Kayla Wyse. Back row: Baden […]

Report Of Threats At Barn Restaurant Filed

Archbold police responded to a report of threats at the Barn Restaurant, Monday, Feb. 26. Police were notified about 6:38 pm that threats of bodily harm were transmitted through a telecommunications device. The officer advised restaurant employees to lock all employee exits to limited the number of entrances to the building. Police increased patrols in the area and coordinated with […]

Grime Wins District Title

Gavin Grime, an AHS senior, stands atop the podium after winning the Division III 145-pound district championship, Saturday, March 3, at Defiance. From left: Hugo Villarreal, Gibsonburg, second; Grime; Nate Vasquez, Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic, third.– photo by Mario Gomez

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Third Sunday of Lent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Breaking The Cycle Of Sin- Redeeming Retribution,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Ethan Stuckey, Arlene Zaerr, Linda Vasvery, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Duane Beck, song leader, Nick & Ruby Leininger family, worship leader. Message, “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Law,” […]

Hamler Man Found Guilty In Jury Trial

A jury of eight men and four women found William I. Southam, Jr., 39, Hamler, guilty of two charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Feb. 28-March 1. Southam was indicted by a county grand jury on July 17, 2017, on charges of breaking and entering, and failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer. The […]

Soles Places Fourth At District

Colton Soles, an AHS senior, finished fourth in the 152-lb. weight class at the Division III district tournament, Saturday, March 3, at Defiance. He advanced to state competition. From left: Soles; Trevor Franks, Lakota, second; Chase Moore, Swanton, first.– photo by Mario Gomez


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, March 9, 3-8 pm, Napoleon Elementary School, 725 Westmoreland, Napoleon. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 p.m., & March 27, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, […]

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