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Lots Going On At Carp Festival July 15-17

The 31st annual Archbold Carp Festival “is becoming a whale of an event,” said Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Dowdy Pleased With First 2010 Farmers Market

After the first Farmers Market of 2010, Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said chamber offi cials are pleased with the results. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Glynn Edwards

Glynn William Edwards, 85, of Concord, Calif., died June 16, 2010.   He was born Oct. 22, 1924, to Avery Glynn Edwards and Delilah Belle Ruthedge of Granite City, Ill. More...

Orpha A. Klopfenstein

Orpha A. Klopfenstein, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, July 3, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   She was born July 4, 1918, near Stryker, the daughter of John and Verna (Graber) Fielitz Sr. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 27   11:27 pm: Throwing bottles out of vehicle, 100 block Union St., unable to locate.   June 28   11:32 am: Landlord-tenant issue, advised tenant to talk to attorney.   5:05 pm: Keys found, Archbold Post Office. More...

Arrest Boy On Vandalism

A 13-year-old Archbold boy has been arrested in connection with vandalism after an incident in Ruihley Park, Thursday, July 1. More...

Officer Stops Youths Out After Curfew

Two juveniles, ages 15 and 16, were turned over to their parents after they were caught after curfew about 1:21 am, Tuesday, June 29. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Edon 7-6, Monday, June 28. Winning pitcher: Aaron Wyse, one inning, zero runs, one hit, one walk. More...

Pony League

Archbold defeated Delta 18-0, Monday, June 28. Winning pitcher: Emerson Radabaugh. Also pitching: Jacob Wagner. More...

Acme Baseball

Wauseon defeated Pettisville 17-0 in an Acme Fulton County sectional tournament contest, Monday, July 5. Pettisville pitchers: Josh Klopfenstein, Zach Pursel. Leading hitter: Jacob Roth, single. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Buffy Riley, prelude, offertory; Linda Stuckey, worship leader; Joe Graber, chorister; Megan & Joe Graber, special music. Message, “Naaman, Elisha and Us,” Steve Heatwole. More...

Farmers Market Offerings

Lori Frey, left and daughter, Laura, Pettisville, look over goods offered by vendor Victoria Kahrs, Wauseon, during the first Archbold Farmers Market of the 2010 season. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 12-16   MONDAY – chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, steamed carrots, assorted muffins.   TUESDAY – lasagna, key west vegetables, baked apples, fresh baked bread. More...

Flores Admitted To Conduct In Sexual Battery Case: Prosecutor

Paul Kennedy, assistant Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Mario J. Flores, Archbold, admitted to the conduct alleged in his indictment. More...

Property Owners Will Benefit From Rollback Of Levies

Property owners in Fulton County will save a little money on their 2011 property tax bill, thanks to a rollback of two Emergency Medical Service levies. More...

Fulton County Budget In The Red For 2011

The current draft of Fulton County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011 has expenditures exceeding revenues by about $303,000, according to figures from Vond Hall, county administrator. More...

 

News

ACT Prepares For “Seussical” Production

Archbold Community Theatre presents “Seussical,” one of the most-performed shows in America, July 16- 17, 23-24, and 25.   “Seussical” brings favorite Dr. More...

Fulton County Unemployment Drops To 11.8%

The Fulton County unemployment rate in May was 11.8%, the lowest in the fourcounty area, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported recently. More...

Group Spends Under $300 On Pettisville School Levy Campaign

Citizens For Pettisville Schools, a campaign committee that supported a 3.5-mill permanent improvement levy, spent $291.91 on the campaign. More...

People

Local Native On Town Council In Colorado

Jason Smith, an Archbold native and 1991 Archbold High School graduate, was elected to the town council of Dillon, Colo., in April. More...

Agriculture Hall Of Fame Nomination Forms Ready

Nomination forms for the 2010 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame award are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, 419-337-9210. Deadline is July 15.   More...

Couple To Wed On August 14

Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, Beachwood, to Kirk DeCapite, son of Kirk and Jackie DeCapite, Chesterland.   The bride-elect is a Wauseon High School graduate. More...

Opinion

Take Precautions In Severe Weather

The tornado sirens are wailing, but the weather doesn’t appear too bad.   When sirens sound, severe weather could be around the corner, so head for safety. More...

No Respect From FEMA

Other Editors Say...

Northwest Ohio was ravaged (last) month by severe storms that spawned deadly tornadoes.   Now, Fulton, Wood, and Ottawa counties have been abandoned by the federal government.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, July 5, 2000   Dennis Howell, village administrator, returned to FCHC for additional surgery June 27. He initially underwent emergency surgery June 19 for a ruptured appendix. More...