2020-01-29 E-Edition

1970 PHS State Runner-Up Baseball Team Honored

Members of the Pettisville High School 1970 Class A state runner-up baseball team received a standing ovation from Pettisville and Liberty Center basketball fans during a special ceremony in between the junior varsity and varsity boys basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Bird Cage. Special awards were presented to the team to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the trip […]

Plant Manager Credits Workforce

In a press release from the Regional Growth Partnership Northwest Ohio, workers at the Archbold ConAgra plant received some of the credit for the facility landing new work. It was announced at the Monday, Jan. 20 Archbold Village Council meeting that ConAgra will add 100 new jobs to the local plant and invest $40 million. The RGP release said Ron […]

Five Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

For the first time in the 75-year history of the troop, Archbold Scouts Boy Scouts of America, Troop 63 has seen five Scouts achieve the rank of Eagle in a single year. To earn scouting’s highest award, each scout must earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, work his way up the six ranks of scouting, serve as a leader […]

Construction Of Third Baseball Diamond Delayed

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks & Recreation, announced at the Wednesday, Jan. 22 Archbold Park Boardmeeting that construction of a third baseball diamond in Memorial Park is delayed. Village officials had been on a pace to build one diamond a year to complete the second complex of four diamonds in the park. Brad Grime, new mayor, questioned the commitment […]

Fire Protection Contract With Franklin Township Expires

Township Trustees, Village Officials Discuss Next Step

Franklin Township Trustees have not made a decision on how exactly they will provide fire protection service to residents of their township. At issue are contracts between the Franklin Township Trustees, the village of Archbold, and Gorham Township. Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, and Brad Short, Archbold village council member and chairman of the council police & fire committee, met […]

Holgate Tigers To Join Buckeye Border Conference

After the Green Meadows Conference executive board voted to remove Holgate from the GMC, the Holgate Board of Education voted to accept an invitation to join the Buckeye Border Conference in a special meeting, Thursday, Jan. 23. The Tigers will join Pettisville, Edon, Fayette, North Central, Montpelier, Stryker and Hilltop in the BBC. “The current member schools of the Buckeye […]

Bible Quiz

Three teams came into the Sunday, Jan. 26 Bible Quiz meet with one loss each. “Without Doubt,” Central (8-2), quizzed the other two, outscoring “A Little Honey,” Eastland Baptist (7-3), 130-80, but losing to “Royal Agents,” King’s Cross (9-1), 115-80 in a very fast match with five quizzers quizzing out. Having the highest average of the day and season so […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 16: Tina Opdycke, Wauseon, girl. Jan. 17: Heather & Nicholas Rodriquez, Fayette, girl; Lauren & Owen Borton, Wauseon, boy. Jan. 18: Starr Miller, Wauseon, girl. Jan. 19: Jami & John Vandebusche, Napoleon, boy.


Agriculture Education Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night series, Monday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Eric Richer, “Making the ‘New’ Farm Bill Decision.” Parkinson Support Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., ADAMhs […]