News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 20 World Communion Day Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival: Faith: No Longer Lacking, 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Vern & Bette Dahl, Keith & Jo Short, greeters; young adult praise band, music; Wyman Stuckey, worship leader; Deb Votaw, scripture; Mark Beck, Jeff Roth, Jacob […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help in solving the theft of guns and jewelry from a rural Swanton home. In a press release, Crime Stopper officials said the home, in the 1500 block of Co. Rd. B, was broken into on or about Thursday, Aug. 23. Taken: a 30-30 lever-action rifle with wooden stock and iron sights, 12-gauge semiautomatic shotgun […]

Roth Makes Hole In One

Chris Roth, Archbold, aced the par-3, 130-yard 16th hole at the golf course in Stryker, Wednesday, Oct. 3. His club of choice was a 9- iron. He did not get the opportunity to see it go in the hole because it was dark.

Hello, Goat!

Maci Martz and Aubree Hurst, Archbold third graders, got a chance to pet a goat Wednesday, Sept. 19, during the Fulton County Ag Fest at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Ag Fest is designed to give youngsters a chance to learn about agriculture.– photo by David Pugh

Suspicious Juvenile Activity

A subject told Archbold police he spotted a youth “with a round orange object in his hand” walking toward a neighbor’s house in the 300 block of Quail Run about 8:22 pm, Saturday, Sept. 15. The subject told officers he confronted the youth, who returned to a vehicle and drove away. The subject obtained the license plate number. In his […]


Pettisville 7th Grade Volleyball Archbold def. Pettisville 25-23, 19- 25, 25-22, Monday, Oct. 1. Pettisville (4-9, 4-6 BBC) def. North Central 25-22, 25-10, Thursday, Oct. 4. Pettisville 8th Grade Volleyball Pettisville def. Archbold 25-19, 17- 25, 25-13, Monday, Oct. 1. North Central def. Pettisville (8-5, 6-4 BBC) 25-17, 26-24, Thursday, Oct. 4.

FFA News

Kayla Wyse and Madeleine Wixom, Pettisville FFA members, traveled to West Springfield, Mass., Friday, Sept. 14. During their trip, they visited the Big E, where Kayla presented her agriscience fair project at the competition during the Big E. The Big E is the state exposition for the six northeastern states or a state fair for the six states that are […]

Crash On Christine Drive

A two-vehicle auto mishap occurred on Christine Drive near parking spaces for Fusion Fitness & Health about 10:57 am, Wednesday, Oct. 3, an Archbold police report said. A car, driven by Keith F. Vanhorn, 66, Archbold, was backing out of a parking space on the east side of the building, about 94 feet north of Stryker Street. A second car, […]

Zoning Board Okays Porch Variance

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals granted a variance to allow the construction of a covered porch on a home that will be built on Murbach Street during its Thursday, Oct. 4 meeting. Ron Reese is constructing a single-family dwelling at 807 Murbach Street. He requested a covered back porch. Village zoning laws require that there be 25 feet from […]


SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Caregivers Support Group, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1 p.m., St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold. Grief Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Hope […]

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