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Obituaries

Joan Marie Klopfenstein

Joan Marie (Neuenschwander) Klopfenstein, age 77, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Genesis Nursing Care of Bryan. Prior to her retirement she had been a piano instructor for many years. Mrs. Neuenschwander was born on Feb. More...

Wilmer Jacob Hartman

Wilmer Jacob Hartman, 79, passed away Saturday morning, March 28, 2015, at Greencroft Healthcare, Goshen, Ind. He was born May 24, 1935, in Elida, to Jacob and Esther (Diller) Hartman. On July 15, 1956, he married Lois Ann Miller in Plain City. More...

Larry E. Frey

Larry E. Frey, age 70 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, March 30, 2015, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo. He was born Oct. 30, 1944, at Wauseon, the son of Aurelius Frey and Virginia Batdorf. More...

People

Kings Celebrate 25th Anniversary

John and Karen King, rural Wauseon, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on March 24. John King and Karen Lee were married March 24, 1990, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon. More...

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club held its third meeting, Tuesday, March 24, at St. James Lutheran Church, Burlington. There were 53 members in attendance. More...

Correction

A student participating in the Fulton County Junior High Quiz Bowl on Friday, March 20 was misidentified in last week’s paper. The correct name of the Pettisville student at the top of page 2 is Aaron Rupp. More...

Opinion

It Can Happen Here

Many in the community were upset after police officers were seen in the Archbold historic downtown district, Tuesday, March 17, with their weapons in hand rather than securely strapped in their holsters. More...

Drug Testing Does Its Job

Word came from Archbold High School that two students tested positive in the school drug-testing program: one for tobacco and one for marijuana. The program did exactly what was intended: find students who are using and abusing dangerous substances. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 6, 2005 The Fairlawn Haven Benefit auction grossed $37,000. An all-time gross sales record of $41,747.40 was set in 2004. More...

McQuade Sings National Anthem Before State Title Game

Allie McQuade, an AHS junior, was standing at center court of the Schottenstein Center on the Ohio State University campus. More...

Former Wauseon School Secretary Steals More Than $7,000

Angela Spadafore, a former building secretary in the Wauseon School District, stole more than $7,000 from school vending machines, Dave Yost, auditor of the State of Ohio, said in a Tuesday, March 31, press release. More...

News

Fulton Co. Unemployment Rate Down A Half-Point

After jumping 1.6 percentage points from December 2014 to January 2015, the Fulton County unemployment rate dropped a halfpoint in February, to 6.1%. That is based on figures released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. More...

St. Rt. 66 Study Delayed

A study of the economic impact of the proposed realignment of St. Rts. 66 and 2 down what is currently Co. Rd. 24 has been delayed. More...

Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction Tops $41,800 Gross Sales

Linda Graber, president of the Fairlawn Auxiliary, said Tuesday, March 31, the annual auction raised more than $41,800. The figure is preliminary, with more money to come in, Graber said. This year’s auction was the 49th. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 20 11:55 am: Larceny, 205 West St. 12:57 pm: Welfare check, Fairlawn Apartments. 3:30 pm: Two dogs loose, 200 block Dogwood Ct., owner retrieved dogs. 3:44 pm: Subject locked out of house, 100 block South St., assisted subject. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Jason Wyse, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Huntington Investment Company, Cleveland, defendant. Other civil. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Manno Gilmore, Metamora, defendant. Other civil. More...

Two Crashes Reported To Sheriff Department

Two reports of crashes in the area were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department: •Thursday, March 19, 6:27 am: A pickup, driven by Kyle J. Martin, 27, Wauseon, was traveling south on Co. Rd. More...

Sports

Lima Central Catholic Falls In State Final

Cleveland Villa Angela- St. More...

Hole In One

Robb Rosebrook, Stryker, aced the par-3 130-yard third hole at the golf course in Stryker, on Wednesday, March 25. His club of choice was an 8-iron. More...

AHS Boys Track Letterwinners

Letterwinners on the AHS boys track team are, first row from left: Kyle Ott, Kegan Ott, Isaiah Esquibel, Alex Weaver. Middle row: Jack Fisher, Logan Garrow, Matthew Kinsman, Jacob Rodriguez, Lukas Rodriguez, Garrett Grime. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “The Passion Through Peter’s Eyes: Absent-Couldn’t Bear It,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Auction Scene

Top: Griffen Valentine, 6, Archbold, helps his grandfather, Neil Beck, master of ceremonies for the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction, Thursday and Friday, March 26-27. This photo was taken during the auction itself, on Friday night. More...

Organizations

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, April 7, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. More...