June 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Armstrong: A Zeal For Flower Gardening

Go past the Archbold home of Larry Armstrong, and you notice all of the flower gardens that surround his property. It's obvious that flowers are a large part of someone's life. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Walter A. Gisel

Walter A. Gisel, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday night, June 26, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. More...

Marvin F. Radabaugh

Marvin F. Radabaugh, age 76, of Edgerton, died at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, in his home after an illness of one year. More...

Florence Marie (Fraas) Zoltner

Florence Fraas Zoltner passed away Saturday afternoon, June 14, 2008, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 27, 1919 in Archbold, and was the daughter of Henry and Mathilda Schultze Fraas. More...

Business

ADAMhs Board Seeking Replacement Tax Levy

The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addictions, and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs) will ask voters of Fulton, Defiance, Henry, and Williams counties to approve a replacement property tax levy that will raise more than $600,000 in additional mon More...

Grain Prices Shoot Up; Good News For Farmers?

The profitability of Fulton County farmers should be good this year, as grain prices have gone sharply higher. More...

Property Owner To Seek Conditional Use Permit

Kenneth "Skip" Leupp, German Township trustee, said Eric Lichtenwald, 24390 St. Rt. 2, will seek a conditional use permit for his property. More...

Sports

Little League

Little League Team 1 traveled to Pettisville, Monday, June 16. Archbold used a 10- run third inning to cruise to a 20-5 four-inning victory. Levi Wyse led the hitting attack with a 3-4 performance, including two doubles and five runs batted in. More...

12 Gold Softball

The 12 Gold softball team had two games last week. They traveled to Deshler to take on powerful Patrick Henry, Tuesday, June 17. PH scored two runs in the first inning to take a lead it never gave up. More...

Hornish 31st At Sonoma

Sam Hornish Jr., 1998 Archbold High School graduate and Indianapolis 500 winner, placed 31st in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event, Sunday, June 22 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. More...

Opinion

EMS Problem, How Did It Happen?

Imagine yourself standing underneath a money tree, in full bloom. All you have to do is jump up and pick the cash off the branches- but you're too lazy! That's essentially what happened in the county Emergency Medical Service office. More...

Delta Building Collapse: Questions

Citizens of Delta, and all citizens of Fulton County, were shocked Thursday, June 12, when a portion of a wall of one of Delta's oldest buildings collapsed. Miraculously, no one was injured. But the collapse raises disturbing questions. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 24, 1998 Headline- Underpass Project Up Against July 1 ODOT Deadline. County commissioners approved spending $11,500 for new concrete sidewalks near the Detwiler building. More...

Wind Test Tower Stands Tall

As a small crowd of public and school officials looks on, workers from Wind Energy Solutions slowly raised the 50-meter (160-foot) wind test tower into place on property at the new Archbold Evangelical Church, Tuesday, June 24. More...

Pettisville Friendship Days Start This Friday

Organizers for Pettisville Friendship Days say the festival will go on, rain or shine, thanks to large tents that will be erected for the weekend at the Pettisville Community Park. More...

Black Swamp Benefit Grosses Over $182,000

Rain, wind, thunder, and lightning failed to slow the pace of the seventh annual Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar, Saturday afternoon, June 21. More...

 

News

Relay For Life Tops Goal, Earns $129,000

Rachel Kinsman, Archbold, co-chairman of the Fulton County Relay For Life, said last week the 2008 event raised about $129,000 for the fight against cancer. More...

King In Motorcycle Crash

Jim King, 62, Archbold, was involved in a motorcycle accident on St. Rt. 108 about 3:37 pm, Friday, June 20. Information from the Henry County Sheriff Department indicates King was riding a motorcycle on St. Rt. More...

Work On Village Projects Ongoing

Work continues on three major Village of Archbold infrastructure projects, said Jonathan Block, a staff engineer with the Archbold Engineering Department. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 15 No reports. June 16 12:23 pm: Semi, driven by Charles D. Jackson, 49, Toledo, owned by Penske Truck Leasing, Ft. Wayne, Ind., was traveling south on S. Clyde's Way, and was turning right into a private drive at Fypon. More...

Fire Damages Wauseon Church

A fire in the attic of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon, did about $200,000 damage Saturday evening, said Rick Sluder, assistant Wauseon fire chief. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Wachovia Mortgage Corporation, Raleigh, N.C., plaintiff vs. Brian Knott, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Industrial Painting Specialists, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs. Industrial Repair & Mfg., Inc., Toledo, defendant. More...

People

Zsembik, Monk To Exchange Vows

Jaime and Cindy Zsembik, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carey, to Jonathan Monk, Perrrysburg, son of Curt and Rhonda, Defiance. The bride-elect is a 2004 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Ronald Robinson and Jeanne Grisier, Stryker, were married June 27, 1948 at the Methodist Church of Stryker by A.H. Beckett, the officiating pastor. More...

Nofzigers Celebrate With Trip To Mexico

Dean Nofziger and Janeth Nofziger were married April 5, 1959 in West Clinton Mennonite Church. Olen Nofziger and D. Wyse Graber were the officiating pastors. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude. Message, "What We're About: Making Disciples," by Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude, worship through singing and offertory led by Worship Team Band. Message same as first service. More...

Pretty Rider

Natalie Balderas, 7, Archbold, spent part of Monday, July 16, riding her bicycle near her home.- photo by David Pugh More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 13: Ashley Belford, Napoleon, boy. June 14: Ashley Graber, Wauseon, boy. June 17: Melissa Molina, Wauseon, girl. June 18: Sarah and Donald Holsinger, Wauseon, girl. June 19: Kristi and Craig Brown, Defiance, boy. More...