April 27, 2011 RSS feed / News

County Unemployment Rate Is Down 1.2 Points

The Fulton County unemployment rate in March was 11.3%, say estimates from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  That’s down 1.2 percentage points from February, when ODJFS estimated unemployment was 12.6%, a figure that was lat More...

Another Egg

Two-year-old Nicole Stevenson, Archbold, places an empty plastic Easter egg in the box after the Archbold Parks & Recreation Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Thursday night, April 21. More...

Archbold School Board Learns Middle School Quiz Team Finishes 7-0, Receives Principals' Reports

The Archbold middle school quiz team ended its season with a perfect 7-0 record, Royal Short, Archbold Middle School principal, told members of the Archbold school board during their Monday, April 18 meeting.  In his written report, Short said t More...

School Lunch Prices Higher Next Year

Prices for lunches in Archbold school cafeterias will increase 10 to 15 cents next school year.  David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said the increase is the result of a request from the United States Department of Agric More...

Muni Tax Up In March

The Archbold 1.5% municipal income tax generated $50,670.99 in gross revenue in March, almost $6,800 more than in March 2010.  In March 2010, the tax generated $43,885.45, a difference of $6,785.54, or about 15.5%.  While the income tax was More...

County General Fund Has $4 Million Balance After First Quarter

At the end of the first quarter of 2011, on March 31, the Fulton County general fund had a balance of about $4.1 million, Brett Kolb, Fulton County auditor, reported.  Kolb issued a first-quarter report on the county general fund and other large More...

Fun At The Pettisville Egg Hunt

Children ages two and three, accompanied by adults, run after Easter eggs at the Pettisville Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 23. The high school student council sponsors the event. More...

Wauseon Schools Ask For Tax Levies

The Wauseon Exempted Village school district is asking its voters to approve one emergency property tax levy renewal, and a new emergency levy, Tuesday, May 3 in the Special Election.  Voters in the school district are being asked to renew an $8 More...