2018-03-21

Liechty Brothers In GC Musical



Pettisville brothers Caleb and Joshua Liechty performed in the Goshen (Ind.) College production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” In this scene, Caleb left, and Joshua, right, carry the Pirate King, Lukas Thompson, Goshen. Caleb is a 2013 PHS graduate and a senior at GC. Joshua is a 2015 PHS graduate, and is a junior. Their parents are Chris and Holly.– […]

Suspected Meth Found March 5



A small plastic bag, containing what police suspect to be crystal methamphetamine, was found between 2-2:11 am, Monday, March 5, at Circle K. Police were called to the store on a report that an item found on the floor in front of a cash register might be narcotics. Officers found the suspected meth wrapped in one plastic bag, which was, […]

Fisher Receives Medal For Life-Saving CPR



Rosemary Fisher, a rural Lockport resident and 1989 AHS graduate, received the Citizens Service Medal for saving a man’s life with CPR. CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is the process by which a person compresses the chest of a person who is in the midst of cardiac arrest to keep blood flowing throughout a person’s body, keeping their organs alive. Fisher […]

Baby & Toddler Day At FCCC



Aylin Rosillo, a Pettisville student attending Four County Career Center, holds Molly Rohda, Liberty Center, during the FCCC Early Childhood Education program, Baby & Toddler Play Days. The Early Childhood Education program prepares FCCC students for careers in child care.– courtesy photo

Lou Ann Beck



Lou Ann Beck, 81 of Henry County, Ohio, passed on peacefully at home on March 3, 2018. She was born July 8, 1936, in West Unity, to the late Marion Lowell Hartman and Hope Garland Hartman. On March 30, 1956, she married her loving husband Marvin Dean Beck, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Brian Beck of Henry County, […]

Archbold Library Board Considers New LED Lights To Save Energy



The Archbold Community Library Board will hold a special meeting, Wednesday, March 28, to make a final decision on new lighting that could reduce energy costs by close to $8,000 a year. The proposal was prepared by Creighton Electric, a local firm, and presented by Gary Dominique, a company representative. The project would replace all of the lights in the […]

4-H News



The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its second meeting on Tuesday, March 13, at the Pettisville Park Pavilion. Enrollment forms and fees are due at the next meeting, Thursday, March 29, 7:30 pm. Anyone who has not submitted their name to run for an officer position should let Peggy Kruse, head advisor, know prior to the next meeting. The club […]

Genevieve Beaverson Nofziger



Genevieve Beaverson Nofziger, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, March 17, 2018, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. She was born June 22, 1931, at West Unity, the daughter of Estel and Blanch (Blaser) Beaverson, and married Richard D. Nofziger on Sept. 24, 1983. A resident of the Archbold area many years, she was a homemaker and […]

Seven Letterwinners Back For PHS Baseball



The Pettisville baseball season is scheduled to open Thursday, March 29, with a home Buckeye Border Conference contest against North Central. For Paul Bishop, returning for his 13th season as head coach, strong leadership from the seniors and juniors is a key to this year’s success. Lost to graduation were Nate Hartzler (.302 batting average, 35 innings pitched), John Rufenacht, […]

Bible Quizzers From Three States In Archbold



About 550 young people from three states were in Archbold, Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18, for the 2018 Bible Quiz Invitational. It’s the 12th time Archbold and Pettisville has hosted the quizzers, who range in age from 12 to 20. The last time the area hosted the event was 2013, when the tournament was held at Pettisville, said Jason Mansfield, […]


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