August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Violent Offender Registry Meeting Draws Large Crowd

Rather than being an opportunity to talk, a public meeting on a proposed violent offender registry held in the wake of the murder of 20-year-old Sierah Joughin, of the Metamora area, was an opportunity for politicians to listen. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jared Michael Liechty

Jared Michael Liechty, age 35, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Toledo Hospital. More...

Terry Lee Beaverson

Terry Lee Beaverson, 57, of Delta, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at his home.  He was born Feb. 23, 1959, in Hudson, Mich., to Richard and Mary Ann (Ort) Beaverson.  He married Beverly Hansen on Dec. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 19 11:41 am: Watching for vehicle involved in hit-skip accident in Fayette, 1000 block N. Defiance St. 9:40 pm: Loose dog, 200 block Douglas Dr. 10:02 pm: Suspicious vehicle, 700 block North St. Aug. 20 4:46 am: Burglary, East Gardens. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 11  10:43 pm: Fairlawn Haven, ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  Aug. 12   6:31 pm: Sauder Woodworking, Myers Rd. plant, medical, transported to FCHC.  11:57 pm: 4000 block Co. Rd. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 1, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.   Library Board  Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St.   More...

Sports

Streaks Trump Aces In Season Opener

Archbold kicked off the 2016 football season with a 17-6 win over Hicksville, Friday, Aug. 26, before a hometown crowd. It was all defense on both sides of the ball in the first half. More...

AHS Volleyball Wins Two, Loses One

The Archbold volleyball team opened its season with a thrilling 25-21, 23-25, 16- 25, 25-23, 15-8 victory over Ayersville, Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Thunderdome.  The Streaks traveled to Stryker for a tri-match with Crestview, Saturday, Aug. More...

AHS Girls Tennis Drops Two, Beats Rossford

Archbold lost matches to Napoleon and Springfield but defeated Rossford last week in girls tennis.  The Streaks were blanked by Napoleon 5-0, Monday, Aug. 22, at AHS.  Springfield hosted the Streaks, Tuesday, Aug. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Combined service under the tent. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Ps 143: Unquenchable Thirst- Quenched,” Jesse Kahler. Church fellowship dinner followed. More...

Organizations

Nursing Mom’s Group  Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon.  Cancer Support  Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Sept. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 18: Rebecca Seers, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 23: Christina & Austin Yokman, Archbold, boy; Tiffany & Anthony Barron, Morenci, Mich., boy.  Aug. More...

Big Bin Was Big Project At Gerald Grain Facility

Everything about the new grain storage bin at the Gerald Grain Archbold facility is big. The tall, cylindrical structure is 90 feet at its base and 80 feet tall. It can hold a half-million bushels of corn. And it’s big money, as well. More...

Top Five Things To Experience At The Fulton County Fair

Ahhh... the sights, sounds, and delicious smells of the 159th annual Fulton County Fair are here. More...

 

News

Unemployment Down In County

Fulton County estimated unemployment was 4.1% for July, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services announced recently.  That’s a three-tenths (.3) of one point drop from June, when unemployment was 4.4%, but still higher than 3.9% in More...

Council Votes Moratorium On Medical Marijuana

Archbold Village Council voted to establish a sixmonth moratorium on medical marijuana in the village at the Monday, Aug. 29 council meeting. John Kasich, Ohio governor, signed a bill allowing marijuana for medical uses in June. More...

School Year Off To Good Start

The first few days of the 2016-17 school year are off to a good start, said principals in the Archbold and Pettisville school districts. Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, said, “Everything went well. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Bob and Kris Keiser, Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Bob Keiser and Kris Schaffner were married on Sept. More...

Bullers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Arlin and Maretta Buller, North Newton, Kan., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Arlin Buller and Maretta Britsch were married July 24, 1966, at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Ellis Croyle.  They have two children, Andrea More...

Honor Students

Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2016 summer semester at Bowling Green State University:  Alyssa Kempf, Abby Short, all of Archbold; Emily Eicher, Pettisville.   More...

Opinion

It’s Time, Once Again, For The Fulton County Fair

The calendar flips from August to September on Thursday. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 The Fulton County Fair gives everyone the chance to get close to a variety of animals, from horses and hogs to cows, goats, chickens and ducks, and a variety of people. More...

For The Safety Of Women

The murder of three female runners and a local bicyclist on roadways in four different states over a 16-day period is sad evidence of today’s dangerous, broken world. More...