Archbold and Pettisville had several district champions and athletes advancing to the regional meet from the Div. III District 1 track and field meet, Thursday, May 16 and Saturday, May 18, at Archbold. Champions: Dakota Stamm, Archbold: 400 Gwynne Riley, Archbold: 800 Morgan Leppelmeier, Pettisville: 1600 Kate Stuber, Pettisville: 3200 Archbold girls 4×200 (Iris Pena, Kylie Sauder, Gwynne Riley, Dakota […]


The Archbold baseball team defeated Liberty Center 6-0 to win a Div. III sectional title, Friday, May 17. The Streaks play the Tinora-Otsego sectional winner in a district semifinal, Thursday, May 23, 6 pm, at Defiance High School


Archbold’s Matthew Gladieux, Mason Babcock, Trey Theobald, and the boys 4×400 team have advanced to the Div. II regional track & field meet in Piqua next week. They finished in the top four of their events at the district meet in Defiance, Wednesday, May 15 & Friday, May 17. Gladieux finished fourth in the shot put and third in the […]

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Ryeana Klopfenstein Rocks Hand-Me-Down Prom Dress

For most girls, finding a prom dress means a trip to the mall, then dropping hundreds of dollars on “The Dress.” For Pettisville’s Ryeana Klopfenstein, it meant both a trip to her mom’s closet, and a step back in time. Ryeana’s dress for her junior prom on April 27, 2019, was the same dress her mother, Stephanie (Nafziger) wore for […]

Pettisville School Levy On Fall Ballot?

Voters in the Pettisville School District may face a request for a new property tax levy in the fall. The Pettisville School Board approved pursuing a lengthy list of projects under Phase 2 of the 2011 building program at its Monday, May 13 meeting. Among projects discussed were changes and upgrades to the district athletic fields, school building, and other […]

‘One-On-One’ Computer Plan Approved By Pettisville School Board

Pettisville School Board approved a plan that will eventually see each student issued a computer. Mike Zimmerman, district technology director, discussed the program at the Monday, May 13 board meeting. Zimmerman said the district currently has 332 Chromebook computers for student use. Many are nearing their end-of-life dates, when they will no longer receive updates from the manufacturer. That could […]

Eyes Of Freedom Memorial Escorted To County Museum By 200-Plus Motorcycles

Accompanied by the thunder of 225 motorcycles, the semi carrying The Eyes of Freedom, a tribute and memorial to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, arrived at the Museum & Welcome Center of Fulton County, Friday night, May 10. On Saturday, dignitaries, public officials, and members of the general public officially opened the display of paintings of the men of […]

Working The Line

Madison Miller, left and Brynnley Schwartz, Pettisville second graders, joined students from all grades in packaging ready-to-prepare meals for the needy Monday, May 6, at the school. The work was done assembly-line style. The project, funded by the Pettisville FFA, resulted in more than 53,000 individual meals packaged. All have been distributed.– photo by David Pugh

John Poulson Wins Golden Owl Award

John Poulson, agriculture education teacher at Pettisville High School, has won the Golden Owl award, recognizing him as the Ohio Ag Educator of the Year. The award includes a $500 cash prize to award finalists, plus $3,000 for the Pettisville ag education program. It was presented last month. The award is designed to shed light on the importance of agricultural […]

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