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Friendship Days Auction Action

It was busy on stage at the Pettisville Friendship Days auction, during the first night of the three-day event which started Friday, June 27 and wrapped up Sunday morning, June 29 with a community worship service. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Lola Belle Wooster

Nov. 7, 1924-March 26, 2014

Lola Wooster, 89, of Englewood, Colo., died of congestive heart failure, March 26, 2014, with her daughters and grandchildren by her side. Lola Belle was born in Madison Center, Mich., Nov. 7, 1924, to the late Aldun and Ruby Pifer of Adrian, Mich. More...

Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan, age 73 years, of Archbold, passed away June 29, 2014, after a brave battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 17, 1941, the son of Orlo John and Christine (Lauber) Sullivan. More...

Sports

Former AHS State Champion Is New Cross Country Coach

If you’re going to hire a new coach for a sport, it’s always best to find someone who was pretty good at it. And you can’t do better than a former state champion, collegiate athlete, and international competitor. More...

Opinion

July 4, 1776 Our Nation Is Born

Friday is the fourth day of July, a truly special day for America and Americans.   The Fourth of July is Independence Day, the official birthday of our nation. More...

Think About Safety At All Times

Propane gas tanks. Since the development of the gas grill, those squat little metal bottles have become practically ubiquitous. Every home with a gas grill has at least one.   We think they are great, until we discover the tank is empty. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 7, 2004   Vond Hall has a problem as county administrator. More...

Breaking News - 7/1/2014 7:00 PM

Two Injured In Tuesday Morning Crash

Two women were injured when their car struck a utility pole in Chesterfield Township, Fulton County,  about 6:48 am Tuesday, July 8.The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states Crystal Nofzgier, 35, Wauseon, was driving a car east on US20, when t More...

Former County Employee Indicted For Theft In Office

Fred L. More...

House Damaged By Explosion Has Local Connection

The Wauseon house damaged in a Monday, June 23 explosion has an Archbold connection.  Liz Stotzer Leupp, an Archbold native, said the house at 137 Clinton Street, Wauseon was built around 1872 by her great-greatgrandfather George Clement.  More...

 

News

County Hams Contact 800

The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club made about 800 contacts with amateur radio stations during Field Day, a national ham radio event.  The total number of contacts is up from 2013, when club members made 487 contacts.  More...

King Earns Academic All-American Honors

Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a junior at Trine University, Angola, Ind., has been named to the 2014 Academic All- America Women’s Track and Field/ Cross Country team.  The daughter of Pete and Luana, King earned Third- Team honors to bec More...

Inducted Into Honor Society

Several Northwest State Community College students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently.  To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 gpa after completing at least 18 credit hours.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 20   8:56 am: Loose dog, 100 block North St., captured, turned over to dog warden.  10:12 am: Car sitting in alley for over 30 minutes, 100 block S. More...

Archbold EMS Log

June 7   3:42 am: 500 block Fairview Ct., illness, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  6:42 pm: Colony Meadows, medical, transported to FCHC.  June 8  2:38 am: East Gardens, attempted suicide, cancelled. More...

Archbold Fire Log

June 13   7:09 pm: Structure fire, Wauseon Clinic, 495 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, assist Wauseon F.D.  7:41 pm: Oil spill, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. More...

Religion

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center June 19: Julie & Mike Ward, Archbold, boy; Tracy & Greg Burkholder, Archbold, boy. June 21: Salud & Fernando Alegria, Wauseon, girl. More...

Organizations

Grief Griefshare recovery seminar/ support group, Fridays, 9:30 a.m., Archbold Community Library, 205 Stryker St., Archbold. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, July 3&17, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. More...