News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent Three Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Gordon Schumacher, worship leader. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: In the Pits,” Genesis 37:12- 36, Roger Andrews. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Pete & Luana King, Adam, Jen, Ivan & Garrison Cobb, greeters; Allen Rutter, worship leader; blue grass band, music; Preston & Colton Nofziger, scripture. Message “Death or Exile,” Matt […]

Harassment, Menacing Cases

Two reports involving subjects being harassed were reported to Archbold police recently. Cherokee B. Ladd, 24, Archbold, told officers on Tuesday, March 19, she had been harassed by subjects for two years. She showed officers screen shots of social media messages she had received. Officers attempted to contact the suspects. The case is marked closed. David Leal, 37, rural Archbold, […]

Seven Back For Phs Baseball

The Pettisville baseball season was scheduled to open its season yesterday, Tuesday, with a Buckeye Border Conference contest at Montpelier. Paul Bishop, returning for his 14th season as head coach, said, “our team has been working hard and has been showing improvement every day in practice.” The Blackbirds finished 8- 12, 6-6 in the BBC last year. They lost to […]

State Gas Tax Amount Undecided

The future of an increase in the Ohio motor fuel tax, commonly called the gas tax, was still up in the air on Monday. Mike DeWine, Ohio governor, initially proposed an increase of 18 cents per gallon in the tax on gasoline in February, after an advisory committee reported there was a $1.5 billion structural deficit in the Ohio Department […]

Local Woman Arrested On Domestic Charge

Alyssa Martinez, 19, East Gardens, was arrested on a charge domestic violence on Tuesday, March 19, at her residence, an Archbold police report states. Austin Head, 25, rural Delta, arrived at the Archbold police station about 3:15 pm and told officers he had been struck by several objects while he was at the East Gardens residence. The report said he […]

Fall Coaches Named By Archbold School Board

The Archbold School Board approved coaches for fall sports for the 2019-20 school year during its Monday, March 11 meeting. The coaching positions were approved by unanimous vote of the board with the exception of Jack Downey, who was approved on a separate vote with John Downey, board member, abstaining. Football: David Dominique, head coach; Todd Petersen, Cody Ruffer, Baldo […]

Shorts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Rex and Dorothy Short, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Rex Short, Archbold, and Dorothy Troyer, Wayland, Iowa, were married March 28, 1959, at the Ferncliff Evangelical Free Church, Wayland, Iowa. They have four children: Kelly (Brian) Carpenter, Pickerington; Jodi (Andy) Herman, Edgerton; Wendy (Paul) Herr, Continental; and Eric (Jessica) Short, Naples, Fla. They have eight grandchildren. Their children […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) John Smith, Kettering, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, N. Defiance St., $102, $93. James C. Storrs, Fayette, speeding, 49-35, E. Main St., Fayette, $37, $93. Conrad Siebenaler, rural Fayette, failed to […]

AHS Boys Tennis Wins

The Archbold boys tennis team lost only two games and opened its season with a 5-0 blanking of Rossford, Monday, March 25, at Rossford. Singles: 1. Erik Short (A) def. Parrish Drason 6-0, 6-0. 2. Devin Witte (A) def. Duncan O’Neil 6-0, 6-0. 3. Josh Kidder (A) def. Blake Pierce 6-1, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Nathan Rettig and Clay Gerig (A) […]


Cameron Short, AHS ‘17 and son of Stan and Sue, is a member of the Ashland University College Republicans. Short is a history major. The purpose of College Republicans is to promote Republican ideals, introduce members to political activism and encourage involvement in political campaigns. Activities include work on local, state and national political campaigns. The group also works to […]

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