2019-10-09 E-Edition

The Great Pumpkins

These pumpkins were painted and decorated by Pettisville High School students for the annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 4. The annual event is sponsored by the Pettisville FFA Alumni & Friends. The festival includes games, activities, a dinner, bake sale, and pumpkin ice cream.– photo by D. J. Neuenschwander

Mandatory Income Tax Returns Approved

If you live in Archbold, one more small piece of paperwork just entered your life. Thanks to action by Archbold Village Council at its Monday, Oct. 7, meeting, Archbold residents over the age of 18 must file an income tax return. As with all things tax, there are exemptions. If your sole source of income is social security, a pension, […]

Homecoming Weekend At AHS

Top: Ivan Cobb and Madison Gigax were crowned king and queen of the 2019 Homecoming Court during the Archbold- Liberty Center football game, Friday, Oct. 4. Members of the court are, front row from left: Declan Dominique, prince; Lilli Dominique, princess. Back row: Kobe Kennedy, junior escort; Regan Ramirez, junior attendant; Noah Cheney, senior escort; Lauren Coressel, senior attendant; Cobb; […]

Kidston Not Moving Forward With Michindoh Aquifer Project

Ed Kidston, chief executive officer of Artesian of Pioneer, said he will probably not move forward with his proposal to draw water from the Michindoh aquifer and sell it to Toledo suburbs. Toledo and its suburban communities had been in negotiations over the sale of water treated by Toledo and piped to the suburbs. He said some of those suburban […]

County To Sign Water Agreement With Toledo

The Fulton County Commissioners have passed a resolution saying they will sign a 40-year agreement with the city of Toledo for municipal water service on Friday, Oct 18, Ziad Musallam, director and sanitary engineer of Fulton County Public Utilities, said, “Based on the proposed uniform water agreement, Fulton County and other communities will be part of a regional water system […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 17 World Communion Sunday Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Do You See, Hear, Understand: Parables-The King,” Matthew 18:21-35, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Installation service of Ramon Lianez. Ed & Karen Stamm, Pete & Shirley Nofziger, greeters; Dave Elkins, pastor, introduction & welcome. Music team, prelude, offertory; Kirk Scott, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 25: Nikia Walters, Defiance, boy Sept. 26: Stephanie & Joe Shadday, Liberty Center, girl. Sept. 27: Trisha Baldwin, Liberty Center, boy. Sept. 28: Gabriela Barajas, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 30: Ashley Schlosser, Stryker, girl. Oct. 2: Brook Puricelli, Wauseon, boy.


SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. OPERS Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 […]

Tiny Trains On Display

Darin King, right, an AHS graduate and resident of Sturgis, Mich., and his father, Pete, Archbold, look over an N-scale model train layout with Darin’s children. Darin holds Caden, 3, while Pete holds Gabby, 1. The Swanton Area Railroad & Model Club set up displays in three different scales at Sauder Village, Saturday, Oct. 5, as part of the annual […]