William A. Stuckey

William A. Stuckey, age 90, of rural Bryan, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, at The Laurels in Defiance. Prior to his retirement, he had been an electrician for many years with the Toledo Electrical Union. He just received his 55-year pin from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Bill was born in West Unity on Jan. 26, 1929, the son […]

2019-12-18 E-Edition

Preschool Children Learn Spirit Of Giving

In conjunction with #GivingTuesday, children at Child’s World Preschool learned about giving by taking their own donations to the Care & Share Thrift Shop. Laura Nafziger and Gretchen King, co-teachers at the pre-school housed at Zion Mennonite Church, said they talked about several topics. “We talked about the spirit of giving, giving with a thankful heart, and kids can help, […]

Family Gives Gifts To Remember Baby That Was Lost

A rural Archbold family is giving gifts this Christmas season to remember and honor a child lost earlier this year. Kasey Doehrmann said her family’s decision to buy baby gifts to give away to others is a way to turn tragedy into help for others. A Baby Kasey and her husband Jake have a daughter, Emery, 6, and son, Bowen, […]

Village Council Okays Rate Hikes

After readings at two previous meetings, Archbold Village Council held the third reading and approved 3% increases in water and wastewater rates at its Monday, Dec. 16 meeting. The increases take effect June 1. Dettling presented council with a survey of rates for area communities. She noted other communities are raising their rates. Archbold’s water rates will be among the […]

Second Grade On Stage For Annual Christmas Musical

Archbold second graders were on stage, Thursday, Dec. 12, performing their annual Christmas musical. This year’s production was “Jingle All The Way,” in which Santa Claus has lost his “jingle” and three children visiting his home help him get it back. Second grade students performed the show in the high school auditorium for other elementary students, then in the evening […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Third Sunday In Advent Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; membership candidates: Noah Cheney, Judd & Becky McClarren, Mike & Connie Richer, Angela Wyse. Message, “Covenant: MOSES,” Exodus 19:1-9, Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Mark & Janelle Beck, Mike & Linda Stuckey, greeters; Keith Short, worship leader; Young Adult praise band, music; Kevin & Vicki Schaffner […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 6: Taylor Dotson, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 9: Andrea Canfield, Fayette, boy. Dec. 10: Chandra Flugga, McClure, girl.

FFA News

The team of Pettisville FFA officers competed at the Fulton County-level parliamentary procedure contest at Northwest State Community College, Monday Nov. 18. Pettisville placed the highest on the written test, at 58.3%. As a team on the physical part of the contest, Pettisville placed third of the three teams that competed. Matthew Rupp said, “It was a really good experience […]

Earns Degree

Chelsey Yoder, daughter of Bob and Peg, Ridgeville Corners, and granddaughter of Max and Pat Yoder, Archbold, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing on Dec. 14, 2019, from Ohio University. In 2017, she graduated with honors as a Registered Nurse from Northwest State Community College.