2019-03-13

Cavaliers Upset Streaks, Titans To Win District Title



Nobody expected this. First, the fifth-seeded Coldwater Cavaliers upset topranked and previously undefeated Archbold 35-34 in a Division III district boys basketball semifinal at Lima Senior High School, Thursday, March 7. Then the Cavaliers turned right around and defeated the eighth-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf Titans 70-67 for the district championship, Saturday, March 9. The Titans, who beat Bluffton 68-30 in their district […]

Sunshine Week Celebrates Openess



March 10-16 is Sunshine Week, the one week each year newspapers across the United States celebrate your right to know what’s going on with government. You elect representatives to conduct the business of government. You hand them money, in the form of taxes, to do that business. In short, government works for you. But if those representatives hide the business […]

PHS Students In Honors Choir



Two Pettisville High School students sang with the Ohio Music Education Association Honors Choir, Sunday, Feb. 17. From left: Zach Basselman; Duane Beck, PHS choral director; and Rebekah Liechty.– courtesy photo

County Board Of Developmental Disabilities Finds A Fit For Clients




The Archbold and Pettisville communities are no strangers to the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities and its clients. Whether they carry out groceries at Archbold Super- Valu or help at Pettisville Meats, bus tables at McDonald’s, Mom’s Diner, or the Barn Restaurant, or work a line at Sauder Woodworking, the developmentally disabled are finding ways to contribute to the […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2009 By a 4-1 split vote, the Archbold Area School Board voted not to make boys soccer a varsity sport. Roel Galvan was the only board member to vote for soccer at the Monday, March 16 meeting. In comments to the crowd of about 100 students, parents, and supporters, the four other board members […]

Two Qualify For International Science Fair



Carsyn Hagans, an Archbold freshman, and Jessica McWatters, a Pettisville junior, will represent northwest Ohio at the 2019 International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., in May. Hagans and McWatters qualified for ISEF at the Northwest Ohio Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday, March 9, at Northwest State Community College. There were about 70 high schools and middle schools from […]

Lock Your Vehicle!

Tires Cut, Unlocked Vehicles Entered

Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, said two vehicles were vandalized, and others were ransacked sometime during the night of Sunday, March 3 and the early morning hours of Monday, March 4. All reports were filed on March 4. Tires The worst damage was suffered by vehicles owned by Todd Grisier, 59, 303 Stryker St. Grisier told officers at 2:26 […]

Young Journalist Takes A Stand

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Hilde Lysiak, an enterprising 12-year-old journalist from the central Pennsylvania town of Selinsgrove, has broken numerous stories in her hometown. Through her self-run publication Orange Street News, the Lysiak youth has broken stories about murder, rape, and local corruption. Her budding resumé has earned her numerous accolades, including a book deal with Scholastic and a TV deal with Apple. But […]

Honor King



Jamie Wyse talks about the late Inez King, rural Archbold, at the Community Health Professionals Home Care & Hospice Beacon of Hope Dinner and Auction, Friday, March 8. King, who died in November 2018 at the age of 105, was recognized by hospice officials at the event.– photo by David Pugh

Almost One Of Every Five Gallons Of Water Unaccounted For In 2018



The Archbold municipal water system was unable to account for roughly one gallon of every five gallons produced in 2018. That information is from a report presented to Archbold Village Council, Monday night, March 4. A big part of the problem may have been resolved after discovery of a major leak at the former Shopko building. Scott Schultz, water treatment […]


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