Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday after Epiphany Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Abraham: Calling & Covenant,” Genesis 12-15, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Music team, prelude; Peg Bruner, offertory; Dana Short, worship leader; Anita Roth, song leader. Message, “Great Expectations,” Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, Dave Elkins. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Dave Wheeler family, Merle & […]

Mildred “Millie” L. Schroeder

Mildred “Millie” L. Schroeder, age 94, of Wauseon, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Fulton Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Delta on June 4, 1924, to the late William P. and Louise (Warkentine) Stiriz. On April 11, 1948, she married Dale A. Schroeder, and he preceded her in death on May 12, 2012. Mildred was a […]

Letter To The Editor

At this time of year, what in the world is going on in our world? We hear of fake news from every place, people that accuse others of wrongdoings, without proof of what they say about a person. We worry about things we have little control over, on and on they go, not knowing where truth lies, or who they […]

Central Mennonite Wins Second Bible Quiz Meet

The area’s 11 Bible Quiz teams quizzed off over Matthew 9-12, Sunday, Jan. 13, at North Clinton, Wauseon. To encourage new friendships, quizzers pulled team names out of hats and formed mixed teams to quiz off in a single-elimination tournament, when “Gentle Hearts” won the final match. In the season matches, “Wave Walkers,” Eastland Baptist, Bryan (7-0) and “Fierce Babies,” […]

Benny (Ben) L. Young

Benny (Ben) L. Young passed away on Jan. 12, 2019, in Archbold. He was born to Gerald O. and Wanita L. Young, living in Stryker, on May 3, 1932. He married Lois J. Traut, his high school sweetheart, on March 25, 1951, who survives in Archbold. Ben attended school in Stryker and Napoleon, and graduated from Archbold High School in […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009 Dennis Howell, village administrator, will look into the possibility of purchasing laptop computers for members of Archbold Village Council and Laurie Storrer, clerk of council. The goal, Howell said, is to cut down on the use of paper and copy machines to save money and make work easier for council. The possibility of […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 3: Jennifer & Alex Young, Archbold, girl; Amy Desmarais, Pioneer, girl. Jan. 4: Abby & John Buldas, Toledo, girl. Jan. 6: Lea Dulaney, Wauseon, girl. Jan. 10: Samara Benien, Archbold, boy.


Doris M. Short, 88, Stryker, died Jan. 12, 2019. Grisier Funeral Home, Stryker. Phyllis M. Weber, 82, Wauseon, died Jan. 14, 2019. Survivors include her husband, Jan. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Former Fiscal Officer Returns To Library

The Archbold Community Library Board has rehired Jennifer Harkey, former library fiscal officer. The board approved the action at its Wednesday, Jan. 9 meeting. Harkey replaces Amy Wendt, who held the job since May. Before taking official action to rehire Harkey, the library board met in executive session for about 10 minutes. Family Emergency In an email message after the […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Greg LaBarge, Lake Erie water quality. Grief Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.

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