September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Kinsman, Genter, Among Local Winners In Junior Fair Judging

Adam Kinsman, son of Joyce & Rod, Archbold, showed the grand champion beef steer for the second straight year at the 2018 Fulton County Junior Fair. He also had the gilt champion heavyweight hog and reserve champion hog. More...

Ticket For Ferris Wheel ‘One Of The Best Investments I’ve Made’: Harlen Lawrence

King And Queen Of Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party

Harlen & Joan Lawrence, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 60th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Charles Lewis Rupp

Charles Lewis Rupp, age 94, of Archbold, passed away on Saturday, Sept. More...

Magdalene Grieser

Magdalene Grieser, age 97 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. More...

John Eldon Jacoby

John Eldon Jacoby, 72, Wauseon, passed away in his home on Aug. 27, 2018. John was born on Sept. 27, 1945, to Earl “Jack” Jacoby and Mary Catherine Frisch of Melmore, Ohio, who both preceded him in death. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 70th AnniversaryReport

Wayne and Susanne Spiess, Archbold, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. Wayne Spiess and Susanne Schlatter were married Sept. 11, 1948, at St. John’s Reformed Church, Archbold, by Rev. Nathan Wierwille. More...

Opinion

Remembering 9-11

Tuesday, it will be exactly 17 years since Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, the day airliners became weapons and almost 3,000 people died. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008   Kevin “Scoop” Miller is all about coaching. His father, Robert, coached more than 30 years at Penn High School, Mishawaka, Ind.  “I grew up sitting on the end of the bench. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “The SIMPLE LIFE lived well,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 24: Kaylee & Zachary Dotson, Lyons, girl.  Aug. 26: Lauren & Jacob Yoder, Archbold, boy; Michelle & Eric Beck, Wauseon, girl.  Aug. 28: Stacy & Josh Vernon, Archbold, boy.  Aug. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Sept. 7, 12-4 pm, First Lutheran Church, 701 S. Defiance St., Stryker.  Genealogical Society  Fulton County Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Sept. More...

Breaking News - 9/6/2018 1:47 PM

Fayette Man Killed In Crash

Christopher Litwiller, 44, Fayette, was killed in a motorcycle crash on Co. Rd. 20, south of US20 in Gorham Township. More...

Don’t Get Scammed

“Unfortunately, scams are becoming more and more common,” said Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer.  A number of area residents have lost significant amounts of money to scams.  A scam is “a fraudulent or deceptive act More...

Fair-Time Fun

Above: Larry Klingensmith, an eighth grader at Pettisville and a member of the Pettisville Ever-Ready 4-H Club, takes a break with “Buddy,” his pack goat, Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Fulton County Fair. More...

 

News

Bowers Among 30 Persons Indicted

Aaron A. Bowers, 26, Archbold, was one of 30 people indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. 20.  The grand jury handed down a two-count indictment charging Bowers with possession of LSD and one count of trafficking in LSD.  More...

Pettisville Visit

Erica Baier, Adel, Iowa, FFA national secretary, visited the classroom of John Poulson, agriculture teacher at Pettisville High School, Thursday, Aug. 23. More...

Mishap In Fairlawn Parking Lot

A two-car crash occurred in a parking area at the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus about 2:10 pm, Thursday, Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 24   12:11 pm: Follow-up, 200 block E. Holland St.  7:47 pm: Road blocked, vehicle heat shield in roadway, removed.  Aug. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Timothy Gibson, West Unity, plaintiff vs Kathy Gibson, Swanton, defendant. Divorce.  Heidi Ochs, Lyons, plaintiff vs Jason Ochs, Berkey, defendant. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 6, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  German Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Golf Beats Ottawa Hills By Sixth-Man Tiebreaker

The Archbold boys golf team won its fourth and fifth straight non-invitational matches last week, including a tri-match in which the sixth-man tiebreaker was used. More...

AHS Mounts Comeback, Edges Liberty Benton

Archbold trailed after the first half for the second straight week, but righted the ship in time to defeat Liberty Benton 28-27 at L-B, Friday, Aug. More...

Blue Streaks Beat Bryan In Marathon Match

Archbold defeated Bryan in a marathon five-game match that lasted more than two hours, Tuesday, Aug. 28, at AHS.  The Streaks (2-2) are 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after winning 18-25, 25-22, 19-25, 30-28, 15-13.  More...