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Goodwin Resigns Turnpike Post

Protests Lease/ Sale Of Turnpike

Calling it “the only tool I had left,” Bruce Goodwin, state representative of Fulton, Defiance, and Williams counties (74th District), resigned his post on the Ohio Turnpike Commission. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Eric N. Grisier

Eric N. More...

Juanita L. Rupp

Juanita L. Rupp, age 90, of Archbold and formerly of Fayette, passed away Friday evening, July 1, 2011, in her home.  Juanita was born in Fulton County, Ohio, on Jan. More...

Edgar D. “Ed” Nafziger

Edgar D. “Ed” Nafziger, 58, of Westerville, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 6, 2011, at St. Anne's Hospital.  He was born Jan. More...

People

Couple To Wed At Hemlock Lake

Tim and Jo Young, Des Moines, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Aubrey, to Tyler Rupp, Des Moines, Iowa, son of Tony and Carla, Archbold.  The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Shelby High School, Shelby, Ohio. More...

Couple To Marry At St. Martin's

Keith and Cristie Sevey, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany, to Troy Morris, Midland, Mich., son of Tim and Kathy, Commerce, Mich.  More...

Wyse, Borcherdt To Wed July 30

Les and Sherry Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rochelle Renee, to David James Borcherdt, son of Bob and Judy, Sylvania.  The bride-elect is a 2006 Archbold High School graduate. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite  Sunday: Lois Miller, Dan & Joetta Elliott, greeters; Nancy Roynon, call to worship, prayer, scripture; Anita Roth, music. Sermon by Wanda Stopher. United Methodist  More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 11-15  MONDAY: chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, steamed carrots, assorted muffins.  TUESDAY: lasagna, key west vegetables, baked apples, fresh baked bread.  WEDNESDAY: italian sausage & potato soup, chef salad, More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Brunch with Survivors group, Wednesday, July 13, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan.  Bereavement  Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, July 11, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. More...

Archbold Elevator Open And Ready For Wheat Harvest

Grain Giant Leases Elevator

Archbold Elevator is now open to receive grain. An attorney with Cooper & Walinski, the firm handling the grain elevator’s receivership, made the announcement Tuesday. More...

Wyse, Cowell To Vie For Archbold Mayor

It will be a two-way race for mayor of Archbold in November. Jim Wyse, the incumbent, faces the challenge of Kenny Cowell, a councilman. More...

Switzer Relies On Spanish In France

Andrew Switzer, 20, visited France, past and present, last month. More...

 

News

Disabilities Board Buys Building For Recycling Service

The Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities has agreed to purchase a 36,000 square-foot building in Wauseon for $691,217.  The DD Board, working through the Fulton County commissioners, purchased the American Power Pull building, locat More...

Ruralogic Moves Into Offices By Late August

Ruralogic, the information technology startup company that announced plans to hire 500 workers by 2015, will be moved into Archbold offices by the start of the 2011-12 school year. More...

No-Raise Contracts Approved At NSCC

The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees and the NSCC Education Association have agreed to multi-year contracts that feature no raises of any kind.  The board met and ratified the agreement Wednesday, June 29.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 27  3:45 pm: Theft of cell phone, Circle K convenience store. June 28  2:15 pm: Stolen inline skateboard from Archbold Swimming Pool; friend borrowed board, returned it later. June 29  More...

Man Reports Phone Stolen

Christian Gilbert, Pettisville, told police a cellular telephone, valued at $200, was stolen about 3 pm, Monday, June 27. Gilbert told police while he was at the Circle K convenience store it was stolen from his car, or from the parking lot. More...

Western District Court News

(Note: In the list of traffi c offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic  Derek R. Apgar, Fayette, riding all-terrain vehicle on roadway, N. More...

Sports

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Edon 11-6, Monday, June 27. Winning pitcher: Kolin Schilt, four innings, three strikeouts, two walks. Leading hitters: Zach Zimmerman, double, two singles, three runs batted in; Tyson Schnitkey, double, single. More...

Opinion

Government Fighting Against Itself Over Wind Turbine Grants

Our local school districts have fi- nally approved the purchase of wind turbines, mostly funded by grant money.  The process took three years. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 4, 2001  Council will stand behind its decision to limit parking in the downtown to three hours.  Working together, LaRoy Martinez, Jr., and Joe Wyse, will teach bicycle safety at the Carp Fest.  More...

Old Photo Corner

Years ago, Ross Wyse and Helen Nofziger were the FFA king and queen at the Fulton County Fair. They were from Archbold High School. More...