August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Soybean Growers Told To Sit Tight

For area farmers with soybeans in their fields that have not been sold, Neil Rupp’s advice is to sit tight.  Rupp is president of Pettisville Grain Company, a grain elevator service with headquarters in Pettisville.  The price being o More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dale Conrad Horst

Dale Conrad Horst, 81, passed from this life into eternity to be with his Savior on July 29, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.  Dale, the middle son of Michael and Elva (Conrad) Horst, was born Oct. 13, 1936 in Weilersville, Ohio.  More...

William Bruce Stanforth

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Jerry O. Clevenger

Jerry O. Clevenger, 74, of Archbold, died suddenly after an accident, July 25, 2018.  He was born June 6, 1944, in Dixon, Ill., to Otis J. Clevenger and Lillian M. (Schmall) Clevenger.  After he served in the U.S. More...

People

Rupps Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Wesley and Kathy Rupp, Archbold, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.  Wesley Rupp and Kathy Nofziger were married Aug. More...

Sports

Streaks Fall In State Acme Final

Archbold’s bid for a third straight Acme state championship and fourth in school history fell short, Tuesday, July 24, at Defiance.  After defeating Coldwater 7-6 in 12 innings in the first round of the state Acme baseball tournament, and More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Ten  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well-Peace: Ecclesiastes 4:1-3, 8:10-14,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  July 24: Brianne & Keegan Mack, Wauseon, girl.  July 26: Heather Thebeau, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Welch Pleads Guilty To Theft

Athletic Boosters Embezzlement

Matt Welch, 45, the former treasurer of the Archbold Athletic Boosters, was sentenced to 50 days in jail after pleading guilty to grand theft, a felony of the fourth degree.  Welch, Archbold, was convicted of taking money from the booster club a More...

Band Prepares Show

Members of the Archbold High School Marching Band took some time out of their summer vacation to get ready for the 2018 marching season, in the annual weeklong band camp. More...

Railroad Crossings Closed

Fulton County officials said Tuesday the Norfolk Southern railroad crossings at Co. Rds. More...

 

News

Big Year For Hibiscus

Pat Burkholder, who lives in the Fairlawn Retirement Community, gives scale to a beautiful hibiscus plant in front of Wyse Commons. Internet research indicates the hibiscus is the national symbol of Haiti.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Small To Large

Abigail Griffey plays the small piccolo while Chris Foor is ready to strike his bass drum during AHS Band Camp last week, July 23-28. The photo was taken at the Friday practice.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Organizations

Blood Drives  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 am-2 pm, Harley Davidson, 862 American Road, Napoleon; Tuesday, Aug. 7, 6 am-12 pm, Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 20   12:27 pm: Suspicious person, Savvy Dog.  12:38 pm: Subject needed help with oxygen line, 700 block E. Lutz Rd., ALS-1 took care of.  2:38 pm: Fraud, on station. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Jennifer Lakia, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Aaron Lakia, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce.  Jennifer Tauber, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Michael Tauber, Wauseon, defendant. More...

No Injuries After Crash

No injuries resulted after a two-vehicle collision, Sunday, July 22, at about 9:30 am.  The Archbold police report states a pickup truck, driven by Christopher Michaels, 41, Defiance, was traveling east on East Lutz Road.  More...

Opinion

Groups Need Proper Procedures To Protect Their Money

Archbold and the surrounding area have been blessed with a wide variety of volunteer groups and organizations working for the betterment of others.  These groups raise funds for worthy causes. Many handle significant amounts of cash. More...

Old Photo Corner

This photo, taken in 1944, is from Margeret Rupp, Archbold. Standing on the steps of The Farmers & Merchants State Bank is Alvin Stamm and the entire bank staff. From left: Viola Rupp, Doris Lauber Rupp, and Margeret Heer Rupp.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008   Mary Jo (Grime) Ferguson, AHS ‘85, Lorain, has been named Ohio State School Teacher of the Year by the Ohio School Resource Officers Association.  More...