July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Band Camp Underway

Cameron Short, a senior alto saxophone player with the Archbold High School Marching Band, wears a floral headpiece during “Crazy Hat Day,” Monday, July 25, the first day of Band Camp, which runs through Friday, July 29. More...

Ridgeville Celebrates 175 Years With Community Days

Cheryl Bostelman, cochairman of Ridgeville Community Days, said this year’s event celebrates the 175th year of the creation of Ridgeville Township. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

John E. Beltz, 81, Archbold, died July 25, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Rilla and three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Marcella M. (Fleming) Whalen

Marcella M. Whalen, age 87 of Archbold, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, July 23, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1928 in Caretta, W. Va., to Fitzhugh and Irene (Mullin) Fleming. On Feb. More...

Sadonna J. Spiess

Sadonna J. Spiess, age 91, of Archbold, passed away on Friday morning, July 22, 2016, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born on Sept. 21, 1924, near Delta, to Fred and Elizabeth (Zimmerman) Hoffman. She married Lowell C. More...

People

Zimmerman Participates In Summer Research Project

Zach Zimmerman, AHS ‘13 and son of Michael and Debra, participated in a summer research project through the Goshen (Ind.) College Maple Scholars Program. More...

Couple To Wed In Hocking Hills

Monica Marsh and Travis Lohse, both of Dublin, Ohio, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. More...

Grimes Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Kenneth and Martha Grime, West Unity, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Kenneth Grime and Martha Beck were married July 28, 1956, at the parsonage of the St. John’s Evangelical & Reform Church, Archbold, by Rev. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Loren Roth, scripture. Message, “Psalm 55: Betrayal,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Pray For Police

Members of the community gathered outside the Archbold police station, Thursday evening, July 21, to conduct a prayer vigil for Archbold police officers. A crowd, estimated at about 40 people, attended.– courtesy photo More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 15: Krista & Joseph Howard, Wauseon, boy. July 20: Tiffany Atchison, Delta, girl. More...

Breaking News - 11:17 AM

Remains Positively Identified

The human remains discovered on Co. Rd. 7 Friday evening, July 22, have been positively identified as Sierah Joughin, Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff announced Tuesday evening.  More...

Village Council Changes Insurance Provider After Ethical Question, Personality Clash

Archbold Village Council voted to end an 18-year business relationship with the V.S. Beck Insurance Agency during its Monday, July 25 meeting, switching its property and liability insurance carrier. More...

Beck Reacts To Insurance Vote

Joe Beck, vice president with the V.S. Beck Insurance Agency, reacted to an Archbold Village Council decision to switch the village insurance carrier at its Monday, July 25 meeting. More...

New Teacher Added To Pettisville Staff

The Pettisville School Board approved offering a one-year contract to Andrew Switzer to become an English and social studies teacher for 2016-17. Switzer is the son of Steve Switzer, superintendent. More...

 

News

Pettisville School District Will Save $500,000

Chris Lee, Pettisville school district treasurer, told the Pettisville School Board the district will save over half a million dollars by refinancing. More...

Packet Pick-Up Days Scheduled At Four County

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Tuesday, Aug. 2 & 9; Thursday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 15 11:04 am: Disabled vehicle, 2200 block S. Defiance St., unable to locate. 11:25 am: Vandalism to vehicle, 300 Park St. 6:29 pm: Civil problem, former Shopko building, child custody. 7:19 pm: Civil problem, custody issues, 1000 block S. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Wendy Rahm, Swanton, plaintiff vs David Rahm, Adrian, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Joseph Tippie, Metamora, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Correction

A person was misidentified in the front page Archbold Sesquicentennial photo caption published in the July 20 edition of this newspaper. In photo 6, the little boy with Kris Lauber spraying water with the fire hose was Harley Nofziger, 3, Stryker. More...

Opinion

Entire County Grieves

If it is possible for an entire county to grieve, then Fulton County is grieving over the kidnapping and death of Sierah Joughin, 20, who lived in the Evergreen schools area. More...

Old Photo Corner

Ross Taylor and Kenneth Fankhauser, far left, take a break in front of the Home Restaurant. Both boys were printer’s devils who performed a number of tasks at the Archbold Buckeye.– photo from the Archbold Buckeye archives More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006 A photograph shows Rod Cheney sitting on his newly repaired motorcycle. A collision with a deer left the local paramedic firefighter with a damaged cycle and a broken wrist. More...