May 1, 2013 RSS feed / News

Local Industry Granted Variance

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals granted a zoning variance to Frozen Specialties, Inc., to construct an addition onto the north side of its plant.  The board okayed the variance at its Thursday, April 18 meeting.  Tom Franz, director of More...

Henry County Voters To Decide Hope Services

Voters in Henry County, including Freedom and Ridgeville townships, will be asked to replace a two-mill property tax levy for Hope Services when they go to the poles Tuesday, May 7.  Hope Services is the operating name of the Henry County Board More...

County Unemployment Down To 8.9% In March

The Fulton County unemployment rate in March was 8.9%, down from January and February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated.  Unemployment started the year at 10.5%, dropping to 9.2% in February.  More...

Farmers “Comfortably Patient,” Richer Says

Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said county farmers are “comfortably patient,” waiting for their fields to dry enough to begin spring planting.  But, they may become anxious if rain predicted for the end of t More...

Archbold, Pettisville Wind Turbines Dedications Set For Wednesday, May 8

The Archbold and Pettisville school districts will hold dedication ceremonies for their wind turbines, Wednesday, May 8.  The Pettisville dedication is 10:30 am, weather permitting, in the parking lot west of the turbine. More...