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Rupp Describes Peace Corps Adventure

There are several things a common observer wouldn't guess about Becca Rupp. Like the fact that she ate chicken feet or speaks a native African language. More...

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Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 2 7:30 pm: Assault, 100 block S. Lincoln St. 8:53 pm: Barking dog in back yard, 200 block E. Holland St., no one home, advised owner they could be cited. 9:10 pm: Loud music from vehicle, 100 block N. Defiance St., citation to Jeremy B. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Beneficial Ohio, Inc, Virginia Beach, Va., plaintiffs vs. Michael Bellmore, Swanton, defendant. Other civil. Cavalry Investments, Hawthorne, N.Y., plaintiffs vs. Charlene Beck, Pettisville, defendant. Other civil. More...

Police Dept. Investigates Alleged Assault Sunday

Archbold Police officers are investigating an assault that allegedly occurred about 7:25 pm Sunday, Sept. 2. Steven A. Waldvogel, rural Archbold, told Archbold police officers he was involved in a fight at 100 S. Lincoln Street. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Virgil Schroeder and Carol Buehrer were married Sept. 15, 1957, in Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon, by Robert Gibson, officiating pastor. They have three sons: Timothy (Janet), Keith (Patricia), and Matthew (Sandi). More...

Colon, Silveus Plan October Wedding

Ray and Diane Colon, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter Tiffany to Bret Silveus, son of David and Deb Silveus, Liberty Center. The bride elect is a 2003 graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

Parents Announce Autumn Wedding

Michael and Lori Creighton, Fayette, announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Creighton to John Bird, the son of Jim and Mary Bird, Fayette. More...

Opinion

Mosquito Fogger Protects Citizens

Relief! At least there was some relief from the swarms of dangerous and pesky mosquitoes that overtook Archbold on Labor Day. Some Archbold residents cheered when they heard the mosquito fogger on their street. More...

150th Fulton County Fair Maintains Reputation

Months of planning and preparing for the important 150th anniversary of the Fulton County Fair paid big dividends. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 Headline- Wyses Honored At Fulton County Fair For 71 Years Of Marriage. Up to $400,000 in state money might be available to Archbold through a grant for revitalization of commercial areas. More...

County Fair Sets Five Attendance Records

The 150th anniversary of the Fulton County Fair set five attendance records, according to information provided by the Fulton County Fair Board. Four single-day attendance records were set, plus an overall record of 281,091 for the sevenday event. More...

Junior Fair Sale Donations Near $200,000, Up 20%

Backers of the Fulton County Junior Fair were generous with donations, putting up $198,740 to purchase animals. Total donations were up $34,175, or about 20.7%, from last year, when total donations were $164,565. More...

2007 AHS Homecoming Court

Several events are planned for Archbold High School's 2007 homecoming. A bonfire on the school grounds is set for Thursday, Sept. 20, while the homecoming football game against Swanton will be played Friday, Sept. 21. More...

 

News

Nice Serve

Jeff Rupp, a member of the Archbold Athletic Boosters, dishes up baked beans during the Boosters' Fall Sports Rally at the high school, Friday, Sept. 7. It was held prior to the Archbold-Fairview football game. More...

Business

The F&M State Bank Acquires Indiana Bank

The Farmers & Merchants State Bank said Monday it will acquire Knisely Bank, with offices in Butler, Auburn, and St. Joe, Indiana. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More...

Lehman Receives Leadership Award

Keith J. Lehman, Archbold physician, recently received the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians' Torchlight Leadership Achievement award. The award, presented Aug. More...

Election For Fair Board Directors Held Nov. 10

The annual election for Fulton County Fair Board directors is Saturday, Nov. 10, 2 to 6 p.m., in the Junior Fair building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, St. Rt. 108 north of Wauseon. More...

Sports

Apaches Hold Off Streaks In Aerial Contest

It was just what everyone expected when Archbold and Fairview squared off in a nonleague football contest, Friday, Sept. 7. The host Streaks (2-1) dropped their first game of the season as the Apaches (3-0) out-dueled the Blue and Gold 48-42. More...

AHS Soccer Beats Otsego

The Archbold soccer team upped its record to 4-0-1 with a 4-0 victory at Otsego Saturday, Sept. 8. Alicia Drewes, freshman, scored fast in the first half for a 1-0 lead. More...

Blue Streak Volleyball 4-0

The Archbold volleyball team remains undefeated after conquering Swanton 25-20, 22-25, 25-17, 25-6, Thursday, Sept. 6, in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League match. AHS is 4-0, 2-0 NWOAL. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: Combined worship service. Donna Kinsman, drama; Kelly Zaborniak, choir; Seth Bible and worship team, praise and worship; Ric Nelson, childrens challenge. Sermon, "Faith Proof," Brad Bame, pastor. More...

Organizations

Black Swamp Women's Club Black Swamp Women's Club, 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, Carol Ann's City Café, downtown Archbold. David Deskins, Archbold Schools superintendent, speaks on wind power. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 30: Amanda and Christopher Miller, Swanton, boy. Aug. 31: Jesse and Christopher Shoemaker, Delta, boy. Sept. 1: Michelle Lawson, Fayette, girl; Amy and Neil Pifer, Napoleon, girl. Sept. More...