April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Levy Vital, Say Township Trustees

A new 1.3-mill property tax levy is vital to the operation of the Archbold-German Township Fire Department, the German Township Trustees said during their Monday, April 9 meeting.  After 18 months of negotiation over how the fire department is f More...

Briley Resigns From Teaching Position

The Pettisville School Board accepted the resignation of instrumental music teacher Ryan Briley at its Monday, April 9 board meeting. Briley has served in the position for the past 2 1/2 years. He resigned to relocate to the east coast. More...

Jury Recommends Death For Worley

A Fulton County jury has recommended James Worley be put to death.  Worley, 58, rural Delta, was convicted of aggravated murder and other crimes for killing Sierah Joughin, 20, Metamora, in July 2016.  The jury returned guilty verdicts on T More...

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Obituaries

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn

LuCinda Sue (Cindy) Garmenn of Archbold, age 68, passed away in the University of Michigan intensive care unit on Friday, April 6, 2018.  LuCinda Sue was born to Wayne & Lucille (Leininger) Zaerr on June 25, 1949, in the Wauseon hospital.&nb More...

DEATH NOTICES

Benjamin V. Aguilar, 71, Wauseon, died April 7, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Susan, and six children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.  -----  Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

David and Paula Schaffner, Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  David Schaffner and Paula Sadler were married April 13, 1968, at First Baptist Church, Stryker, by Rev. John Reed.  More...

Graduates From Basic

Ethan Short, PHS ‘14 and a U.S. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   April 1: Karen & Ryan VonDeylen, Napoleon, boy.  April 2: Brittany & Brandon Schroeder, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Opinion

Support For Fairlawn Continues

The 52nd Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction has come and gone, and once again, this community, and others, have stepped up to support the event.  The Auxiliary uses the money to aid those who live in the Fairlawn Care Center to make their lives better. More...

Letter To The Editor

I read with interest the article Chad Baus wrote concerning arming teachers.  He makes some good points, but there is a danger of having loaded weapons inside a school building.  Some students come to school high on drugs. More...

Letter To The Editor

The LGBTQ+ movement looks to obliterate a Christian’s right to uphold a Biblical view of marriage and gender.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter Two  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “JUDGESBreaking The Cycle Of Sin- Set Apart,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Breaking News - 4/16/2018 11:38 AM

911 Alert In Effect, But No Problems Here

A 911 system alert that's been in place for nearly a week remained so as of Monday morning, April 16. More...

New Apartments On Murbach St. To Go Before Council

Planning Commission Recommends

The Archbold Planning Commission voted to recommend Archbold Village Council allow the construction of two-unit, and possibly three-unit, apartment buildings on Murbach Street.  Kevin Frey, Archbold, came before APC, Monday, April 9, with a plan More...

Fairlawn Auction Grosses $30,512

The 52nd annual Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction raised $30,512, Mari Yoder, director of marketing and communications for the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community, said Monday.  Gross proceeds for the event, held Thursday and Friday, April 5-6, at Foun More...

Worley More Likely To Die of Natural Causes Than From Death Penalty

If Jeffrey Robinson, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, sentences James Worley, 58, rural Delta, to death, it’s more likely he’ll die of natural causes in prison. More...

 

News

Organizations

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.   Blood Drives  More...

4-H News

The Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club held its third meeting on Thursday, March 29.  Officers were elected. Enrollment forms were due. Park cleanup is Sunday, April 22, 3:30 pm, with a meeting to follow at 4:30 pm. More...

Pettisville School Board Okays Music Department Trip To New York City

Music students from the Pettisville School District have the approval of the school board to plan a visit to the Big Apple.  The board approved a motion authorizing the music department to plan to travel to New York City over the 2019 spring bre More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 30   4:43 pm: Suspicious activity, Dollar General.  9:40 pm: 911 hang-up, 100 block Murbach St., unable to locate.  More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Teresa Schultz, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Richard Schultz, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce.  Tonya Plassman, Wauseon vs Clifford White, Webster Springs, W. Va., obligor. More...

Police Arrest 11-Year-Old Boy

Archbold police arrested an 11-year-old Archbold boy and transported him to the Four County Juvenile Detention Center, Tuesday, April 3.  The arrest resulted from an incident that occurred about 7:30 pm at the Outback Youth Center.  Office More...

Sports

Pettisville Softball Beats Stritch, Falls To Locos

The Pettisville softball team managed to play two games last week, defeating Cardinal Stritch but falling to Montpelier in a Buckeye Border Conference game to stand 1-1, 0-1 BBC. More...

Weather Shortens Eisenhart Invitational

Cold, blustery conditions at the start of the Tinora Bob Eisenhart Track Invitational only worsened, Friday evening, April 6, as the temperature dropped, snow flew sideways, and the meet was stopped at intermission.  A few events did finish.&nbs More...

AHS Boys Tennis Blanks Pilots 5-0

The Archbold boys tennis team split a pair of matches last week.  The Blue Streaks traveled to Sylvania Northview, Monday, April 2, and came home with a 5-0 loss. More...