Wyses Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Melvin and Eloise Wyse, Fayette, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Melvin Wyse & Eloise Lucas were married June 7, 1954, at Ambrose Baptist Church near Fayette. They have three children: Gary, Toledo; Scott, Fayette; and Michele (Bob) Bedritis, Portland, Ore. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and one more soon.-Corrected 6.10

2019-06-05 E-Edition

State Champions!

Stamm Defends 400 Title; Girls 4x400 Wins First State Title Since 2014

Four of the five AHS girls track team members who competed in the Division III State Track & Field Championships, Friday and Saturday, May 31-June 1, in Columbus, started and ended their 2018-19 school year with trips to state tournaments. Dakota Stamm, Gwynne Riley, Brittney Ramirez, and Kylie Sauder were on the AHS girls cross country team that finished third […]

AHS Student Receives Make-A-Wish Gift

Isaac Ponce, an AHS sophomore, is a fortunate young man. Isaac was diagnosed in April 2018 with desmoplatic medulla blastoma– a brain tumor. He had surgery for removal of the tumor, has undergone radiation (proton therapy), and endured months of chemotherapy, all in an effort to prevent the tumor from recurring. “His doctors feel that they got all of the […]

Man Charged With Shooting Dogs

Philip Harold Taylor, rural Bryan, is currently free on his own recognizance after he allegedly shot four dogs in his residence on or about Saturday night, June 1. Three of the dogs reportedly shot belonged to his wife, Theresa Taylor, who operates a dog grooming and daycare facility on Stryker Street. One was owned by an Archbold woman. In a […]

Farmers Face Big Decisions Over Weather Woes

Farmers in the Archbold area and throughout Fulton County are facing some big decisions. Rain has prevented them from getting into their fields and getting crops planted. How bad is it? Eric Richer, Fulton County Agriculture Extension agent, said Monday, June 3, he reported to the United States Department of Agriculture that about 10.5% of the county corn crop has […]

School’s Out!

Jarrett Lauber, front left, and Anderson Bentley, front right, Archbold third graders, run from the elementary building on Thursday, May 30, the last day of the 2018-19 school year for Archbold and Pettisville. As students were making their way to their buses, one girl was heard to say, “Hello, freedom!”– photo by David Pugh

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Ascension Sunday Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Dave Lersch, worship leader. Message, “Psalms Of Ascent: Psalm 120,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Bev Miller, Arlene Zaerr, Ed & Karen Stamm, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Tyson Stuckey, worship leader; Duane Beck, song leader; music team, prelude/offertory. Message, “No Jesus, No Peace-Know Jesus, Know Peace,” Philippians […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 28: Mackenzie & Denton Blue, Holgate, girl.


Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m., & June 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, June 6, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, June 6&20, 7 p.m., Bryan […]