2019-05-22

2019-05-22 E-Edition

Abandon Ship!

It may look like fun, but these AHS students were engaged in education, testing cardboard boats they designed and built for physics class. Testing took place at the YMCA pool in Bryan, Friday, May 17. At right, going down by the bow, is the boat crewed by, front to back: Joshua Croy, Bailey Pflagger, and Maxwell Sauber. Passing them is […]

May 10 Incident Of Blocked Railroad Crossings Frustrates Council, Mayor, Police Chief

Leo Wixom III, Archbold police chief, told Archbold Village Council about the efforts his officers went through to unsnarl traffic when trains blocked the Defiance and Franklin Street crossings, Friday, May 10. Speaking to council at its Monday, May 20 meeting, Wixom said the situation was “a lose-lose situation for us, because we got the downtown cleared out, but then […]

Civilian Department Of Defense Employee, Fighter Pilot Speak At Memorial Day Services

A fighter pilot with the Toledo-based 180th Air National Guard Fighter Wing and a civilian Department of Defense employee will be speakers at Memorial Day services, Monday, May 27. American Legion chapters in Archbold and Ridgeville Corners will each host events. In Archbold, the ceremony, conducted by members of Archbold American Legion, Buehrer-Lauber-Weckesser Post 311, start their program at 9:30 […]

Theobald… By A Hair

AHS sophomore and 4×400-meter relay team anchor Trey Theobald edges out Van Wert’s Ethan Brown, right, by one-tenth (0.1) of one second to claim fourth place in the race, Friday night, May 17, at the Division II district meet at Defiance. Theobald climbed two places from when he took the baton at the beginning of his leg to when he […]

Top 10% At AHS, PHS

These members of the Class of 2019 from Archbold and Pettisville high schools finished the school year in the Top 10% of their class in terms of academic performance. Top: AHS Top 10%: Caitlyn Beldon, front. Second row: Gwynne Riley, Alora DeLaney. Third row: Dakota Stamm, Natalie Roth, Katie Short. Back row: Brendon Johns, Jeremiah Hartman. Not pictured: Cameron Collins, […]

Archbold Teachers Get Base Pay Hikes In New Agreement

The Archbold School Board approved a new three-year contract agreement with the Archbold Education Association, featuring raises between 2% and 3% per year, during its Monday, May 20 meeting. The agreement resulted after a 48-minute executive session. Jeremy Hurst, school board president, abstained from the vote. His wife, Jennifer, is a teacher in the elementary school. Jayson Selgo, superintendent, said […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit


Easter Five Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “the Cruxrecovering and celebrating the significance of the death of Jesus: the takeover,” Romans 5:21, Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Gloria Graber, Kelly Schmucker, Cork & Peg Rufenacht, greeters; Todd Schmucker, worship leader; young adult praise band led by Ryan King, prelude & […]

Boating Fun

AHS students test a cardboard boat they designed and built for physics class. At the bow is Angie Ramirez, with Iris Pena Camacho in the center and Elee Kammeyer at the stern. Testing was performed at the Bryan YMCA pool, Friday, May 17.– photo by David Pugh

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its fifth meeting on Tuesday, May 14. Project books were handed out at the last two meetings. Deadline for dropping a project is June 1. Mandatory tagin day is June 1 at the fairgrounds– see either the 4-H newsletter or contact your species advisor for times. The club voted to make a donation to […]


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