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Latta Meets With Fulton Co. Farmers

    "It's important farmers have a strong voice in Congress," Robert E. Latta, U.S. Full Story

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The Archbold ConAgra plant displays two banners, the most recent given to the plant for earning the title, "Grocery Plant of the Quarter." The award honors plant workers for third quarter of fiscal year 2008. The company announced plans to close the Archbold plant in 2006, putting more than 300 out of work.009p1_xlg.jpg
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ConAgra Wins Award

   The Archbold ConAgra plant displays two banners, the most recent given to the plant for earning the title, "Grocery Plant of the Quarter." The award honors plant workers for third quarter of fiscal year 2008. Full Story

Unemployment Falls Slightly In February

    Unemployment in Fulton County fell by four-tenths (.4) of a percentage point during the month of February, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced last week. Full Story

Recipe Corner

    Great Plains Kabobs 1 1.2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, 1 1.2 inches thick 1.2 cup Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1. Full Story

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Happy Hunters

   Children who attended the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 29 were creative in designing their baskets. Full Story

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Jamie Volkman, 315 E. Holland Street, Archbold, made the snow fly when he shoved out his driveway Friday morning, March 28. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant reported one-and-a-half inches of snow and three-quarters of an inch of rain fell on the village beginning Thursday night.044p1_xlg.jpg
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Making Snow Fly

   Jamie Volkman, 315 E. Holland Street, Archbold, made the snow fly when he shoved out his driveway Friday morning, March 28. Full Story

German Township In Line For Rd. 24 Repaving Grant

    The German Township Trustees are in the final stages of securing a $150,000 Ohio Public Works Commission grant to repave Co. Rd. 24. Randy Ruffer, township trustee, said the project has been approved for a $150,000 grant. Full Story

Clifford C. Nafziger

    Clifford C. Nafziger, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, March 24, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born Feb. Full Story

Carrie Miller

    Carrie Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 26, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since April 2, 2007. She was born Jan. Full Story

David Spotts

    David Spotts, 23, Linville, Va., died March 30, 2008. Mr. Spotts was born on July 22, 1984, in Wauseon, Ohio and was the son of Craig and Marilyn Stuckey Spotts of Pettisville. Full Story

Death Notice

    Jay E. Roederer, 47, St. Peters, Mo. and formerly of Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, Mo. Survivors include his mother, Phyllis Roederer, St. Full Story

Death Notice

    Virginia Freeman, 81, Holiday, Fla. and formerly of Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at the Kindred Hospital Central, Tampa, Fla. Full Story

Death Notice

    Robert W. Short, 89, Archbold, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Survivors include his wife, Myra. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Ronald C. Adams, Payson, Ariz. Full Story

Death Notice

   Ronald C. Adams, Payson, Ariz. and formerly of Toledo, died March 19, 2008. Full Story

Archbold Police Log

    March 23 No reports. March 24 12:35 pm: Report of subject yelling obscenities at children, 400 block High Street; spoke to subject, advised against practice. Full Story

Fulton County Court News

    Common Pleas Court Heather Baumgartner, Metamora, and James Baumgartner, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Gladys Gonzales, Wauseon, and Erwin Gonzalez, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution, Jan Stevens, Archbold, plaintiff, vs. Full Story

Public Meetings

    Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Full Story

Western Dist. Court News

    ( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Leisa N. Canales, Wauseon, clear distance ahead, St. Rt. Full Story

Woman Escapes Fire By Jumping From Second Floor Of Burning House

    Melissa Molina, 28, Wauseon, was discharged from the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Sunday, March 30, after she was injured jumping from the second floor window to escape a house fire. Full Story

Barn Fire Undetermined

    Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief, said the cause of a Sunday morning, Feb. 17 barn fire will be listed as undetermined. Firefighters were called to a barn owned by Phillip Stuckey, on Co. Rd. 25-2 after midnight. Full Story

Vehicle Thefts Occur On Union St. And Douglas Dr.

    Two persons told Archbold police items were taken from their cars Thursday, March 27. Full Story

Gohram-Fayette Teacher Indicted On Sex Crime

    Tabatha Fidler, 37, a health and physical education teacher at Gorham-Fayette High School, has been indicted by a Williams County Grand Jury for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a student. Thomas A. Full Story

Man Not Charged Yet After Stealing Three Road Signs

    Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said, the theft of a high water sign, stop sign, and Fulton County Soil & Water Conservation windbreak sign remains under investigation. A 19-year-old Archbold man admitted to stealing the signs. Full Story

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Archbold girls compete on the Class Act All-Stars competitive cheer team. Front row, from left: Sydney Rupp and Molly Conway, 8; second row: Allie McQuade, 10, Hanna Blankenship, 12, Malinda Lugbill, 9, and Hannah Gerig, 11. Standing is Rachel Brader, 12.- courtesy photo 012p1_xlg.jpg
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Archbold Girls Winners In Cheer Competitions

    Hanna Blankenship and Rachel Brader, 12, Archbold, were winners in recent cheer team competitions. They, and several other local girls, are members of the Class Act All-Stars Competitive Cheer Team. Team members competed Feb. Full Story

Boating Course

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft offers a one-day Ohio Boating Education Course, Saturday, May 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at Ritter Park, Napoleon. Full Story