July 12, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trustees Take First Step For New Fire Tax Levy

The German Township Trustees took the first step to place a new 2-mill, fiveyear property tax levy on the fall ballot at their Monday, July 10 meeting.  The new levy is one aspect of an agreement that was being negotiated between the village of More...

Pool Fence Variance Denied

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals denied a request for a variance in the requirement for a fence around swimming pools. The board took that action at its meeting Thursday, July 6. More...

West Nile Virus Probably In County

The Fulton County Health Department no longer tests mosquito pools or dead birds for the West Nile Virus. That’s because it assumes it’s already here, Kim Cupp, Fulton County health commissioner, said last week. More...

Graphic Evidence Of Nature’s Power Shown In Photos

Friends, Neighbors, Volunteers Rush To Help Victims

25 Years After ~ July 12, 1992 Pettisville Tornado revisited   More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 17-21  MONDAY: goulash, cooked cabbage, mixed vegetables, peaches, cookies.  TUESDAY: sheperd’s pie, summer squash, green salad, fruit crisp.  WEDNESDAY: breaded pork chops, red skin potatoes, sugar snap peas, pineap More...

Becoming An American

Above: Julius Oluyomi Omonayin, formerly of Nigeria, repeats the Oath of Allegiance, the last step in becoming a citizen of the United States, during the Naturalization Ceremony at Sauder Village on the Fourth of July. More...

Cooling Center Open Here

When summertime temperatures rise, those without air conditioning in their homes can beat the heat at six cooling centers in Fulton County.  In Archbold, the Fulton County Health Department named St. More...

Radio Club Has 358 Contacts

The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club made contacts with more than 350 other amateur radio stations during a Field Day event, June 24-25.  Field Day is a contest and demonstration of amateur radio operators’ ability to set up in temporary l More...

Fulton County Unemployment Up .1%, Still Under 5%

Fulton County unemployment was up by one-tenth (.1) of a percentage point for May.  The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services announced last week county unemployment was estimated at 4.5%, well under the 5% figure most economists call &ld More...

A Little Help

Thane Martin, 8, Pioneer, must think pedal tractor pulling is pretty easy. Little does he realize Jaiden Heisey, 14, a volunteer from West Unity, is giving a helpful push from behind. More...