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156th Fulton County Fair

Fair time is fun time for youngsters, and the 2013 Fulton County Fair is no exception. More...

Passion For Horses Leads To Career For Cassie Norris

Cassandra “Cassie” Norris, PHS ‘07, followed her passion.  Norris has been around horses much of her life. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert S. “Bob” Cordy, Jr.

Robert S. “Bob” Cordy, Jr.,  age 61, of Archbold, passed away due to complications from a stroke on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. More...

Public Record

House Fire On Co. Rd. 26-2 Injures Resident

Jerry Zimmerman, 8767 Co. Rd. 26-2, was upgraded from critical to fair condition Tuesday, Sept. 3, after he was burned in a Tuesday, Aug. More...

Arrest Man In Domestic Case

John M. Luna, 51, 402 High Street, was arrested by Archbold police and charged with two counts of domestic violence after a Saturday, Aug. 24 incident at his residence. Police were dispatched to the home at 2:34 pm. More...

Woman Charged After Dog Bite Incident Aug. 18

Hermelinda Zavala, Archbold, was charged with failure to license a dog and failure to confine a dog as a result of a Sunday, Aug. 18 incident.  Karey E. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Top Aces With A Pair Of Sevens

Archbold scored a pair of touchdowns to open the football season with a 14-0 win over the Hicksville Aces, Friday, Aug. More...

Rushing For Yardage

Archbold's Lincoln Parsley tries to get past Hicksville's Zach Yoder (26) for yardage in the Streaks' season opener, Friday, Aug. 30.– photo by Mario Gomez More...

AHS Volleyball Opens Season With 2-1 Record

The Archbold volleyball team opened the season with a 25-16, 25-13, 25-20 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Patrick Henry, Tuesday, Aug. More...

Religion

Kauffmans Are King/Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

Herman and Kathryn Kauffman, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 55th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 1. Kathryn was the former Kathryn Lederman, of Leo, Ind. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: spotlight on missions. Scripture focus/prayer, Rev. 1; Singing, “Forever,” “Tis So Sweet”; message, “The Sender,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 23: Amanda Cluckey, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 24: Stacie & Scott Westbrook, Lyons, boy.  Aug. 26: Shannel Gottardo, Delta, girl.  Aug. 27: Erin & Gregory Clapp, Swanton, boy.  Aug. More...

Roth Arrested

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said APD officers, working in conjunction with the Multi- Area Narcotics Task Force (MAN unit), have arrested Justin J. Roth, 30, Archbold.  Roth was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. More...

Fair Sets Four-Day Attendance Record

There were no new singleday attendance records, but the 2013 Fulton County Fair set a new four-day record, when more than 200,000 people went through the gates.  The four-day Labor Day weekend period, from Friday through Monday, are the biggest More...

Local Youth Winners In Junior Fair Judging

Payton Moyer, son of Andrew & Jacki, Archbold, showed the grand champion overall hog; Justin Nofziger, son of Greg and Jodi, Wauseon, showed the grand champion steer; and Adriane Bruner, daughter of Mark and Jane, Wauseon, showed the grand champi More...

Choir Students On Stage At The Fulton County Fair

Twenty-eight Fulton County students– four from each of the seven schools in the county– sang as a choir with the rock group Foreigner during its concert, Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Fulton County Fair. More...

 

News

Wauseon Tops In "A" Grades On New School Report Cards

Of the seven school districts in Fulton County, Wauseon received the most “A” grades on the new Ohio Department of Education school and school district report cards.  The new report cards were issued Thursday, Aug. More...

No H3N2v Flu: Four West Nile Virus Cases Reported Statewide

Two Ohioans lost their lives at the start of September 2012– one to the H3N2v flu, and a second to West Nile Virus.  This year, Mike Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said so far there have been no reported cases of H3N2v, and onl More...

Fair Fun

Josh Basselman, 9, left, gets squished by Gideon Myers, 9, as the Sizzler flings them back and forth at the Fulton County Fair. Both are fourth graders at Pettisville.– photo by Mary Huber More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Jim and Joyce Short, rural Stryker, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, Sept. 11, 2013.  James Monroe Short and Joyce Ann Geesey were married Sept. 11, 1953, at Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church by Pastor Harry E. Bertsche.  More...

Smiths Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Timothy & Dawn Smith, Archbold, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.   Timothy Smith and Dawn Johnson were married Sept. 10, 1988, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bryan, by Pastor Richard Buchsteiner. More...

Parents Announce Sept. 21 Wedding

Tim and Theresa Lantz, Mills River, N.C., announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Morgan, Huntington, Ind., to Ryan Black, Huntington, Ind., son of Rod and Ruth Anne, Montpelier, Ind.  More...

Opinion

New School Report Cards Get An "F"

The State of Ohio issued new report cards for schools and school districts in Ohio, which were supposed to be easier to understand.   The new report cards, and the State of Ohio, get an “F” from us. More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

A fire on Aug. 30, 1913, destroyed almost an entire block of downtown Archbold. Approximately one-half of the business section on the east side of North Defiance Street was lost. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 Jose “Joey” Gonzales III, AHS ‘01, is a soft-spoken Marine soldier who remembers when the Iraqis were shooting at him and his unit. He could see their tracers and hear their guns. More...