2019-11-27 E-Edition

Clevenger’s Legacy Leaves Congregation Thankful

Jerry Clevenger, Archbold, died in an accident in July 2018. But the legacy he left behind, including a fundraiser utilizing some of his prized possessions, is still making a difference for St. Martin’s Lutheran Church. “Jerry was a 15-year member of St. Martin’s,” said Paul Reichert, pastor. “He was a veteran and a widower and had no family to speak […]

Roth, Morton, Frey Declared Winners In Nov. 5 Elections

Keith Roth, Kevin Morton, and Rick Frey proved to be the winners in three close races in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election. The three were apparent winners after the unofficial vote count the night of the election; or in the case of Roth and Joyce Kinsman, write-in candidates for German Township fiscal officer, the following day. But each held […]

31 Entries So Far For Parade of Lights

Rhonda Leininger, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said as of Monday, Nov. 25, there were 31 entries for the 2019 Archbold Parade of Lights. The 21st annual parade starts Friday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 pm, from the ConAgra parking lot. That number might be a little tenuous. The parade has a history of late entries. In fact, […]

Lifelong Pettisville Resident Thankful for Community

Shirley Wyse, a lifelong Pettisville resident who celebrated her 90th birthday on Monday, Nov. 18, says she has a lot to be thankful for. One of those things is the town of Pettisville. “It’s a great place to live,” said Shirley, who has lived all but eight of her 90 years in the small, unincorporated village. For eight years, when […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Janice Foor, Kelly Schmucker, Art & Mary Lou Thomas, greeters; John Dinius, worship leader; Jen Cobb, chorister; Chris Keiser, prelude; Ivan Cobb, scripture; primary children, offertory & special music. Message by Matt Weaver. West Clinton Mennonite Sunday: Lesa King, worship leader; Marcia Lehman, prelude/offertory; Eric Lehman, song leader; Lisa Aeschliman, childrens moment. Meditation, “Invitation For The Thirsty,” […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 18: Guadalupe Alvarez, Archbold, girl. Nov. 19: Tiffany & Ryan Borer, Fayette, girl.


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Dec. 3, music with Jaclyn O’Neil; Dec. 6, birthday cake; Dec. 10, wear red & green, Christmas music, Senior Center choir; Dec. 17, decorate Christmas cookies, free blood pressure checks; Dec. 20, wear crazy Christmas socks, tie or sweater, white elephant bingo; Dec. 24, closed; Dec. […]

FFA News

Recently, the Pettisville FFA chapter attended the 92nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Baden Skates and Kayla Wyse presented agriscience fair projects. Skates’ study, in the power systems category, placed fifth in Division 3. His project dealt with building a sugar sap spile that collects more sap. Wyse’s study, in the environment systems/natural resources category, placed seventh in Division […]

4-H Advisors Recognized At Annual Banquet

The Fulton County 4-H program recently held its annual 4-H Advisor Recognition Banquet. Advisors who achieved five, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 35 years of service were recognized: One year: Nicole Harding, Kristi McGhee, Jolyssa Tedrow. Five years: Carrie Arnold, Michael Baker, Lynette Cole, Julie Crossgrove, Jacob Gombash, Mary Gordon, Kasara Huddy, Lori Johnson, Angela Johnston, Kailey Kruse, Angela Malone, […]