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Obituaries

Frieda L. Rupp

Frieda L. Rupp, age 83 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, June 4, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided about two months. She was born Aug. More...

Norman Richard Riegsecker Sr.

Norman Richard Riegsecker Sr., age 78 years, of Lake Worth, Fla., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla. More...

Death Notices

Maribel Santiago, 50, Archbold, died June 5, 2008 at the Archbold Hospital. Survivors include one son, Jimmy R. More...

Public Record

Local Businesses Charged For Allegedly Selling Alcohol To Minors In May Sweep

Compliance checks, conducted at the request of the Fulton County Youth Partnership, has resulted in both criminal and administrative charges against businesses and individuals for allegedly selling alcoholic beverages to minors in Archbold. More...

Archbold Police Log

June 1 9:49 am: Vehicle vandalism, 101 Union St. 8 pm: Loud music, 100 block N. Defiance St., advised to keep it down. 10:30 pm: Skateboarders advised to stay off ramp. More...

Archbold EMS Log

May 23 11:14 am: Oberhaus Enterprises, medical emergency, transported to Archbold Hospital. 1:10 pm: Auto accident, Co. Rd 24 north of Norfolk Southern crossing, transported one subject to Archbold Hospital, second subject refused treatment. More...

Sports

AHS Boys 4x200 Relay Stands On Podium At State Meet, Places Sixth

Seven Archbold athletes advanced to the 2008 Division III state track and field championships, Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7. The boys 4x200-meter relay team was the only Archbold representative to finish in the top eight or better. More...

Nofziger Places Second At State

Boys 4x800 Finishes 11th

Haley Nofziger, a Pettisville junior, placed second in her first appearance at the Division III state track and field meet. The meet was conducted Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 at the Ohio State University, Columbus. More...

Hornish Finishes 42nd in Pocono 500

Sam Hornish Jr, AHS '98 graduate and 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner, finished 42nd in the Pocono 500 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, Sunday, June 8. More...

Trees, Wires Block Area Roads; Power Knocked Out

Archbold and the surrounding area has been hammered by storms, but officials from Fulton and Henry counties said none of the damage was the result of tornadoes. "There was no evidence of tornadoes. I went out afterwards and observed the damage. More...

News

Business Good For Bil-Jax

Say you want to paint the second story of a house or a barn, and you want to use an aerial work platform, or what some call a cherry picker. More...

Humor

The Sunday School teacher described how Lot's wife looked back at Sodom and was turned into a pillar of salt. Suddenly Jimmy interrupted, "My mom looked back once while she was driving," he said. "and she turned into a telephone pole. More...

Wastewater Plant Open House

Tours of the newly renovated Archbold wastewater facility were conducted Sunday, June 8. More...

People

Borton, Mark Wed April 11

Olivia Ann Borton, Columbus and formerly of rural Archbold, and Joel Robert Mark, Alexandria, Va., and formerly of Washington Court House, exchanged wedding vows at 1 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2008 at the Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort, Riviera Maya More...

Ashley Funk Receives Award At Valparaiso

Ashley Funk, a Pettisville High School graduate, has been named the recipient of the Rudolph C. Waldschmidt Award at Valparaiso (Ind.) University. More...

Storm Damages Fence

Tree debris broke a fence and littered the parking lot of the ADAMhs board office at St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold, after the Friday, June 6 storm.- photo by Mary Huber More...

Opinion

Buy Local, Save Hassle

It's tempting: when you need to make a major purchase, and you see an advertisement from one of the big box stores offering what you need at a wildly discounted price. More...

Property Care Important To You, And Community

Visitors to Archbold always comment on the beautiful, well-kept homes that line our streets. This is particularly true during spring and summer when the trees fill with leaves and colorful flowers bloom. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 10, 1998 Dale Nafziger, chairman of the FCHC board, said the health center may scrap plans for an addition to the building and build a separate, standalone building. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

M K Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, praiselude; VBS choir, offertory. Message, "What We're About: Loving God," Brad Bame. More...

Lauber Family History Volumes Unpacked

A multiple area family history, "The Laubers: a Journey of Faith," was delivered to Sauder Village, Monday, June 2. It is the history of an 1800s journey from Switzerland to German Township, Fulton County, by members of the Christian Lauber family. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center May 30: Rebekah Brown, Napoleon, boy; Sara Leverton, Wauseon, boy; Jorgegina Jimenez, Wauseon, boy. More...