News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Six Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, Arlene Zaerr, Linda Vasvery, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory: Anita Roth, song leader; Charles Nafziger, worship leader; Nancy Grieser, childrens time; Pete Nofziger, moment in mission, Kairos. Message, Spill […]

Betty L. Duvall

Betty L. Duvall, age 86, of Pettisville, passed away May 5, 2018, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. Prior to her retirement at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold, she had worked at ITT Higbie in Archbold and Campbell Soup, Napoleon. Betty was born in Portsmouth, the daughter of Howard and Elma (Brown) Bennett. On July 26, 1956, she married Lawrence […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, May 14, 2008 The Pettisville Local School District is moving forward with its plan to build a new school building with mostly state money, appealing for additional funding to state officials every step of the way. In a presentation to the School Board, Monday, May 12, Steve Switzer, superintendent, said the district managed to get a […]

Council Meets In Exec Session

Archbold Village Council met in executive session for more than 30 minutes during its Monday, May 7 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door meeting was personnel matters. Ben Kohler, an Archbold firefighter-paramedic, was invited into the closed-door session. No action resulted when council returned to regular session.


Fulton Co. Health Center April 28: Racheal & Andrew Miller, Montpelier, boy. April 30: Katie & Michael Whiteman, Archbold, boy. May 1: Taylor & Jason Rodriguez, Fayette, boy; Amber & Kyle Bostelman, Napoleon, girl. May 3: Cynthia & Joshua Clark, Archbold, girl.

Juanita G. Tijerina

Juanita G. Tijerina, of Archbold, was born to Melchor and Candelaria (Gonzalez) Gracia on March 19, 1929, in Los Fresnos, Texas. She married Jose G. Tijerina on Dec. 6, 1952, and celebrated 65 years of marriage. As a young girl, she accepted Jesus Christ into her heart and soul. She passed into eternal glory on May 2, 2018, at Fairlawn […]

Pettisville Girls Win Lamberson Invite

The Pettisville girls track team finished first in five events and won the Lamberson Invitational, Saturday, May 5, at Montpelier. Archbold finished seventh. Toledo Christian won the boys title. Archbold placed third and Pettisville was 12th. “We had a very nice team win at Montpelier,” said Tom Wagner, PHS head coach. “Nichole Foor is coming back from an injury and […]

German Township Fire Levy, State Issue 1 Pass

Voters in German Township easily passed the German Township 1.3-mill, five-year property tax levy for fire protection during the Tuesday, May 8, primary election. Of the five German Township precincts, all passed the fire levy, with passage rates ranging from 59.5% in the Pettisville Precinct, to almost 72% in Archbold Precinct 2. There were a total of 754 ballots cast […]

Academic Honor

Lynnsey Crouch, PHS ‘17 and daughter of Jeremy and Kim, was named to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 310 at the annual Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity at the University of Findlay. She is a freshman at UF.

Betty Mae Schroeder

Betty Mae Schroeder, age 94, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Betty was born in Kiowa County, Colo., to George and Myrtle Noel on Aug. 22, 1923. She graduated from Chivington School in 1935. She was a member of Beta Omega Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority and graduated from Chivington College in […]

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