Robert J. “Bob” Sauder

Robert J. “Bob” Sauder, 74 years, of Pioneer, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Montpelier. Bob was born Jan. 24, 1945, in Wauseon, the son of the late Roy E. and Selma F. (Gautsche) Sauder. He was a 1963 graduate of Pettisville High School. Bob was a lifelong learner, continuing his education at Hesston […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent Five Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: Ending,” Genesis 42-50, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Gary & Nancy Grieser, Bev Miller, Shirley Nafziger, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Jeremy & Gretchen King family, worship leaders; Randy Nafziger, song leader. Message, “Who’s the boss?” Isaiah 43:16-21, Dave Elkins; […]

Anthony Wayne Edges AHS Boys Tennis

Archbold won both doubles matches but Anthony Wayne won all three singles matches to defeat the Streaks 3-2, Friday, April 5, in boys tennis action. Singles: 1. Austin Swiger (AW) def. Josiah Kindinger 6-1, 6-0. 2. Sam Reed (AW) def. Devin Witte 6- 3, 6-4. 3. Daniel Froelich (AW) def. Andrew Hogrefe 7-6 (7-2), 6-3. Doubles: 1. Erik Short and […]

Nerd Herd Quiz Team Qualifies For State, National Tournaments

The Pettisville High School quiz team known as “The Nerd Herd” has qualified for the state academic quiz team tournament, after already qualifying for a national event. Rebecca Dorosz, a PHS teacher and Nerd Herd coach, said her students won the NBAL, or Northern Buckeye Academic League season and tournament, which qualified them for the regional competition. The NBAL tournament […]

AHS Baseball Wins Five, Stands 6-1

The Archbold baseball team won five non-league games last week to improve to 6-1 on the season. AHS 17, Hilltop 0 The Streaks racked up 15 hits on their way to a 17- 0 shutout of Hilltop (3-2), Monday, April 1, at Memorial Park. Aiden Warncke got the win in the mound. In five innings he allowed no runs on […]


Fulton Co. Health Center March 30: Amber O’Brien, Napoleon, boy. April 2: Sarah & Eli Rupp, Delta, boy; Pineda & Julio Velazquez, Wauseon, girl; Breeanna Neuenschwander, Delta, boy.

Streaks Sweep Eisenhart Invitational

Both Archbold boys and girls track teams won Bob Eisenhart Invitational titles, Friday, April 5. The Archbold girls team set a meet record in the final event, the 4×400-meter relay, of 4 minutes, 14.44 seconds. The time broke the old record of 4:22.39 set by Archbold in 2014 by almost eight seconds. The win in the 4×400 also gave the […]


Grief Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, April 16, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, April 15, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. […]

PHS Softball Falls

Pettisville (0-4) was defeated by Wauseon 20-0 in five innings, Friday, April 5, in non-league softball action at Pettisville. Mackenzie Morgan was the losing pitcher. In five innings she allowed 20 runs on 21 hits, struck out none, and walked five. Juli Spadafore pitched the no-hitter for the Indians. The Birds (0-3 BBC) forfeited their Tuesday, April 2 Buckeye Border […]

Archbold Police Log

March 29 5:28 pm: Verbal warning, parking in front of a private drive, 300 block E. Holland St. 6:31 pm: Verbal warning, parking in throughway prohibited, 400 block Brussel St. 9:53 pm: Assist other police unit, east village limits at West Barre Rd. March 30 2:14 am: Juveniles ringing doorbells, 1100 block Lindau St., unable to locate. 2:20 am: Suspicious […]

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