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House Near Swanton Explodes During Domestic Violence Call

The identity of a body discovered in the rubble of a house that exploded had not been released as of Monday, Sept. 4.  Fulton County sheriff deputies responded to a domestic violence call at 5:18 pm, Wednesday, Aug. More...

Fair Attendance At Or Above Average

Dennis Wyse, Fulton County Fair Board president, said Monday attendance at the Fulton County Fair was “right at average, or a little above.  “As long as we can keep the weather nice,” he said.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Max Eugene Stuckey

Max Eugene Stuckey of Archbold, age 73, died peacefully at ProMedica Toledo Hospital on Sept. 8, 2017, with family at his side.  The middle of five children born to Denver and Frances Stuckey, Max was born Jan. More...

Julia Ann Beck

Julia Ann Beck, 63, joyfully entered heaven’s gates to spend eternity with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Sept. More...

Helen (Podo) Burkholder

Helen (Podo) Burkholder, of Archbold, died Aug. More...

Sports

Streaks Drop Heartbreaker To Eagles

Down 34-33 with three seconds left on the clock, Archbold’s 39-yard field goal attempt was blocked, giving Liberty-Benton the one-point non-league victory, Friday, Sept. More...

AHS Girls Soccer Throttles Bryan

Archbold traveled to Bryan, Tuesday, Aug. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Suffers First Loss

The last time the Archbold soccer team suffered a regular-season loss was in 2015– the year the Streaks made their first trip to the state semifinals.  Archbold lost 2-1 to Van Buren on Aug. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; worship leader. Message by Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2017 9:34 AM

Body Found In House Explosion Identified

The body found in the wreckage of a home that exploded near Swanton Aug. 30 has been identified. More...

Harvey Relief Efforts Underway

Fulton County is coming to the aid of the people of East Texas who were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.  Even after Harvey lost hurricane status, its remnants wandered around the Texas and Louisiana gulf coasts, drenching villages More...

Kinsman, Rufenacht, Ruffer Show Grand Champions At 2017 Fulton County Fair

Adam Kinsman, son of Joyce & Rod, Archbold, showed the grand champion beef steer at the 2017 Fulton County Junior Fair.  He also was the beef showman of showmen representative; beef/born & raised steer showmanship 16 & older winner; More...

 

News

Sisters At Stomping Grounds

Sisters Lexa, 18, Brinly 3, and Shylo Richardson, 15, Archbold, visited the Youth Advisory Committee Stomping Grounds at the Fulton County Fair, Sunday, Sept. 3. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 25   8:57 pm: Debit card found, Archbold Main Stop, returned to owner.  11:03 pm: Suspicious subjects walking with flashlights in Archbold Villas, unable to locate.  Aug. More...

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.)   More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 7, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 11, 8 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone.  German Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. More...

People

King And Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

Ray and June Osterhout, Swanton, were named king and queen of the 59th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. More...

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Gene and Mary Alice Waidelich, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.  Gene Waidelich and Mary Alice King were married Sept. 8, 1957, at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon, by Olen Nofziger.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 26: Cheyenne Garcia, Wauseon, boy.  Aug. 29: Heidi Dick, Wauseon, girl; Sarah & Brandon Wagner, Archbold, boy.   More...

Opinion

Rebuilding, Remembering

Today, in New York City, stands a building 1,776 feet tall, a “super-tall structure,” say the architects.  It’s One World Trade Center, a glass-and-steel 104-story building where thousands of people work and visit every day.&nb More...

Cruelty Of Cyberbullying Is Unrelenting

Other Editors Say...

The heartbreaking death of a 14-year-old Toledo boy is a harsh and cold wake-up call– in this community and beyond. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007   Students from Archbold High School carried on the community’s long tradition of volunteerism and service to others by assisting flood victims in Ottawa, Friday, Aug. 31.  More...