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Mike & Kirk

Mike McRobbie, left and Kirk Beck, both of Archbold, playing under the name “Mike & Kirk,” was the opening act for the first outdoor show of the 2018 Austin to Archbold concert series, Thursday, June 28, in downtown Archbold. More...

Caring For Homeless Pets And Saving Lives

The Fulton County Humane Society– a group dedicated to dogs and cats– had an unusual visitor last week.  In a small crate inside the office lobby was an even smaller goat.  “It was found wandering along the side of the roa More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Louis (Louie) Brock

Louis (Louie) Brock, 83, of Wauseon, passed away suddenly at Flower Hospital on July 6, 2018, after being diagnosed with lung cancer.Louie was born on April 13, 1935, in Adrian, Mich., and was preceded in death by his parents, Vernie and Agnes (Niner More...

Justin P. Meyer

Justin P. Meyer, age 35, Ridgeville Corners, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Justin had worked as a drywall installer.Justin was born in Wauseon on Oct. 14, 1982, the son of Robert and Nancy (Jacoby) Meyer. More...

People

Honor Students

Alicia Hernandez, Logan Hogrefe, Levie Rufenacht, Michael Weigand, Rebekah Eggers, and Mireya Zamudio, all of Archbold; Micah Bernath, Matthew Krill, Hannah Meller, and David Sauder, Pettisville; Brandon Bryan, rural Wauseon; Jerad Seiler and Braelyn More...

Honor Students

Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Bowling Green State University:  McKayla Ripke, Carly Short, Andrea Avers, Ian Radabaugh, Rebecca Schmucker, Erin Erbskorn, Jacob Hauter, all of Archbold;  Noah M More...

Honor Students

Lexa Richardson, AHS ‘17, daughter of Cory and Sybil, was named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  -----  Joshua More...

Opinion

Bullets Won't Stop Mission Of Journalists

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, there was another mass shooting in America.   More...

We Will Not Forget

Other Editors Say...

Editor’s Note: The following editorial was published in the Capital Gazette on Sunday, July 1, three days after four journalists–John McNamara, Wendi Winters, Rob Hiaasen, and Gerald Fischman– and Rebecca Smith, an advertising sales More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, July 9, 2008   Jim Wyse, mayor, said a company that could employ 500 workers in Archbold may not locate here due to the Ohio Healthy Families Act.  After a few years without a community-wide event, Ridgeville More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Six  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE Lived Well: Ecclesiastes,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  June 25: Candi & Christopher Saxton, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 7/6/2018 10:32 PM

Hepatitis A Case Confirmed At Napoleon Taco Bell - Free Access

The Henry County Health Department has been notified of a confirmed case of Hepatitis A in a food handler working at the Taco Bell restaurant located at 605 Wood Drive Napoleon, OH. Any restaurant patrons who c More...

Breaking News - 7/6/2018 1:17 PM

Ramey Pleads guilty, gets 27 1/2 years for murder

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Speeding Citation Questioned

No Clear Answer Yet To Speed Law Question

Can the Archbold Police Department cite someone for speeding on the portion of West Lutz Road that is outside the village limits?  That question came up after a speeding citation was issued recently on West Lutz Road, but it is uncertain exactly More...

Herschberger Recovering

As of Sunday, July 1, Tyler Herschberger, 23, Pettisville, was at the St. Joseph Hospital, Ft. More...

 

News

Ohio Has Outbreak Of Hepatitis A

The Ohio Department of Health has declared a “statewide community outbreak” of hepatitis A.  Marissa Dopp, nursing director for the Fulton County Health Department, said Fulton County residents need to be aware of the hepatitis issue More...

Organizations

Cancer Support  Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, July 5&19, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd.   Nursing Mom’s Group  Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, July 5, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. More...

County Unemployment Unchanged at 3.7%

The Fulton County unemployment rate for May was 3.7%, Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimates say.  It was the second consecutive month the Fulton County unemployment was 3.7%. More...

Public Record

Dennis Out At CCNO

Jim Dennis, executive director of the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, was fired by the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio, Wednesday, June 27.  The decision came during the commission’s meeting that day.  More...

Delta Woman Struck, Killed By Train

Carrie Beaman, 36, Delta, was killed during the early morning hours of Sunday, July 1, when she was struck by a Norfolk Southern train. More...

Possible Child Abuse Referred To ODJFS

Archbold police have referred a case of possible child abuse to the Fulton County Department of Job and Family Services.  The reporting party told officers the victim of the alleged abuse is a six-year-old Archbold girl.  More...

Sports

Leppelmeiers Win Friendship Days Run

Two Leppelmeiers from Pettisville took first place at the Pettisville Friendship Days 5K run, Saturday, June 23, and they didn’t tie.  Max Leppelmeier won the men’s race, and sister Alexa Leppelmeier won the women’s race.  More...

Acme Baseball

The Archbold Acme baseball team is 15-6 heading into tournament action.  Archbold 14, Ayersville 1   Jeron Williams and T.J. More...

Hole In One

Chad Ruffer, Stryker, aced the par-3, 155-yard 8th hole at the golf course in Stryker, Monday, June 25.  His club of choice was an 8-iron.  -----  California’s almond crop is the biggest in the world.   More...