Pettisville School Board Okays Music Department Trip To New York City

Music students from the Pettisville School District have the approval of the school board to plan a visit to the Big Apple. The board approved a motion authorizing the music department to plan to travel to New York City over the 2019 spring break during its Monday, April 9 meeting. The music department traditionally travels every other year. Planned highlights […]

Letter To The Editor

I read with interest the article Chad Baus wrote concerning arming teachers. He makes some good points, but there is a danger of having loaded weapons inside a school building. Some students come to school high on drugs. Some would love to get a gun. During my time as superintendent of the Archbold Area Schools, we had a student who […]

Newest Eagle Scout

Jacob Sauber, left, is the newest Eagle Scout in Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63. He received scouting’s highest rank in a court of honor ceremony at Boy Scout Camp Lakota, Defiance, Saturday, April 7. His Eagle Scout certificate was given to him by his father Bruce, far right, as his mother, Cindy, looks on. Bruce is also the troop outdoor […]

Letter To The Editor

The LGBTQ+ movement looks to obliterate a Christian’s right to uphold a Biblical view of marriage and gender. This February, Metro City Church Riverview campus in Detroit was inundated with gay pornography, hate mail, and death threats when the pastor announced that the church would provide a workshop offering biblical counseling and prayer for any girl (by birth) age 12- […]

Archbold Police Log

March 30 4:43 pm: Suspicious activity, Dollar General. 9:40 pm: 911 hang-up, 100 block Murbach St., unable to locate. 6:12 pm: Citations to Terry Swalley, 60, West Unity, driving while license suspended, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, open container of alcohol in motor vehicle; arrested on warrant from Henry County, E. Lutz Rd. at Siegel Dr. March 31 […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Rachel (Sauder) Kinsman said Monday she is prepared for a second attempt to join the United States Olympics team as a marathon runner. She will travel to Boston, Mass., Sunday, April 20, for the trial the day before the Boston Marathon. On her first attempt at the Olympic team, she missed the cut […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Teresa Schultz, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Richard Schultz, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Tonya Plassman, Wauseon vs Clifford White, Webster Springs, W. Va., obligor. URESA . Shawn Moughler, Taylor, Mich., plaintiff vs Tania Moughler, Harrison Township, Mich., defendant. Other civil. GGH Brehm Realty, LLC, Delta, plaintiff vs Gail Elton, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Charlene Lee, treasurer, Wauseon, plaintiff vs parcels […]

Pettisville Softball Beats Stritch, Falls To Locos

The Pettisville softball team managed to play two games last week, defeating Cardinal Stritch but falling to Montpelier in a Buckeye Border Conference game to stand 1-1, 0-1 BBC. PHS 6, Stritch 1 Pettisville hosted Cardinal Stritch, Monday, April 2, and won 6-1. Kyra Behnfeldt was the winning pitcher. In seven innings, she allowed one run on two hits, struck […]

New Apartments On Murbach St. To Go Before Council

Planning Commission Recommends

The Archbold Planning Commission voted to recommend Archbold Village Council allow the construction of two-unit, and possibly three-unit, apartment buildings on Murbach Street. Kevin Frey, Archbold, came before APC, Monday, April 9, with a plan to build one-story apartments on three lots on the south side of Murbach Street where the street dead-ends on the east side of the village. […]


Benjamin V. Aguilar, 71, Wauseon, died April 7, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Susan, and six children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. —– Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand. –Ezra Pound

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