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Kandice Lemley Is New Board Of Elections Director

Kandice R. Lemley, a lifelong Fayette resident, has been appointed director of the Fulton County Board of Elections.   Mark Hagans, Board of Elections chairman, said board members interviewed five or six finalists for the position. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Roger E. Luty

Roger E. Luty, age 74, of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, in his home, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. More...

Ruth Ann Smith

Ruth Ann Smith, age 85, of Stryker, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, 2010, at Community Hospital of Williams County-Bryan.   Prior to her retirement she had worked at Oberlin's Processing in Pulaski for over 30 years.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 1   7:25 am: Officer dispatched to Archbold Hospital, incident occurred in county, turned over to Fulton County Sheriff Department.   1:01 pm: Vandalism to vehicle, 300 Short-Buehrer Rd. More...

Man’s Identity Used In Theft

Larry D. Hartman, 304 West Street, reported to Archbold police on Monday, Aug. 2, that someone used his debit card information to make purchases over the Internet. More...

Charged In Vandalism

Jen Gisel, 21, rural Archbold, and Joshua Stockburger, 20, Archbold, were each charged with one count of criminal mischief in connection with an auto vandalism. More...

Opinion

Another Victim Of The Economy

Northwest Ohio’s stagnant economy has struck another blow. Archbold Hospital will close its inpatient services and emergency room.   While the decision hasn’t officially been made, it’s basically a done deal.   More...

When Traffic Lights Are Out, Stop! It's The Law!

State law says when the traffic signals at an intersection are not working, all motorists must treat the intersection as an all-way stop.   Apparently, many motorists missed that day of driver education, or forgot.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago   Wednesday, Aug. More...

Archbold Hospital To Close Emergency Room, Inpatient Services

Archbold Hospital will probably close its emergency room and inpatient services by the end of September. More...

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Questions Linger Over Dogs Taken From Mobile Home

There still are lingering, unanswered questions over the removal of dogs and cats from a mobile home in Archbold during the last week of July. More...

 

News

Hot Enough? July Hottest Since ‘05

Hot enough?   Last month should have been.   In fact, comparing the month of July from 2005 through 2009, July 2010 was hotter on several counts. More...

Notebook Details Rychener Reunions

(Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts of excerpts taken from a record of Rychener family reunions. This week covers from the first reunion for which there was a record kept at the time, up to the 1940s. More...

I'm Hungry

Carter Kruse, 3, Ridgeville Corners, waits patiently while in line at the food table with his dad, Chad, at the Ridgeville Community Day, Saturday, Aug. 7.– photo by Mary Huber More...

People

Couple To Wed At West Clinton

Rex and Nancy Waidelich, rural Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, Archbold, to David Nafziger II, Archbold, son of David and Linda, Archbold.   The bride-elect is a 2002 Pettisville High School graduate. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Merle and Shirley Klopfenstein are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.   Merle Klopfenstein and Shirley Riegsecker were married on Aug. 20, 1960, at Tedrow Mennonite Church, Tedrow, by Rev. Roy Sauder. More...

Rohrs In Pageant

Lindsay Rohrs, daughter of Randy and Diane, represents Ridgeville Township in the 51st annual Tomato Festival Pageant at the Henry County Fair, Sunday, Aug. 15. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude; piano offertory, Andy Wilhelm. Message, “Seaweed and Fish Guts,” Brent Preston, visiting missionary. More...

St John’s Wins Church League Volleyball

St. John’s Christian Church defeated Lockport Mennonite Adults 21-10 to win the 2010 church league volleyball title. Team members of St. More...

Church League Volleyball Runners-up

Members of the Lockport Mennonite team are, front row from left: Caleb Waidelich, Dan Waidelich, Bethany Stauffer, Glenn Nofziger II. More...