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Arms Up High!

   Carsyn Hagans, 4, Archbold, practices moves during the beginner class of Kids Tumbling For Fun at the Archbold Elementary School cafeteria, Saturday, March 1. Several youngsters participated.- photo by David Pugh Full Story

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Tucker McKean, 4, Wauseon, gets help from Rachel Bowman, 14, Archbold, to perform a "V-sit" during Kids Tumbling for Fun, a class sponsored by the Fulton County Health Center. The class was held in the cafeteria at the Archbold Elementary School, Saturday, March 1. - photo by David Pugh 038p1_xlg.jpg
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Tucker Performs A V-Sit

   Tucker McKean, 4, Wauseon, gets help from Rachel Bowman, 14, Archbold, to perform a "V-sit" during Kids Tumbling for Fun, a class sponsored by the Fulton County Health Center. Full Story

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Kelly Wasnich, vice president, Seth Nofziger, president, and Jacob Lange, secretary, Archbold FFA officers, presented information about the FFA to eighth grade students at Archbold Middle School, Thursday, March 13. The purpose was to explain the advantages of becoming an FFA member, as well as working as a team and setting goals.039p1_xlg.jpg
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Learning Teamwork

   Kelly Wasnich, vice president, Seth Nofziger, president, and Jacob Lange, secretary, Archbold FFA officers, presented information about the FFA to eighth grade students at Archbold Middle School, Thursday, March 13. Full Story

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Tyler Short, senior in the Archbold FFA, works on sharpening a twistdrill bit at the District 1 Agricultural Mechanics Contest at Four County Career Center, Thursday, March 6.040p1_xlg.jpg
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Ag Mechanics Compete

   Tyler Short, senior in the Archbold FFA, works on sharpening a twistdrill bit at the District 1 Agricultural Mechanics Contest at Four County Career Center, Thursday, March 6. Full Story

Recipe Corner

    Saffron Potatoes With Red Onions 2 pounds waxy potatoes 10 ounces red onions 1 garlic clove 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped flatleaf parsley (optional) Good pinch of saffron Sea salt and freshly ground Full Story

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Gavin Grime, left, 7, Austin Wilson, 9, and his sister, Alexa, 7, Archbold, work hard at cleaning trays at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Fish and Chicken Fry, Friday, March 7. The every- Friday-night events run through March 28.- photo by David Pugh 061p1_xlg.jpg
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Hard Working Kids

   Gavin Grime, left, 7, Austin Wilson, 9, and his sister, Alexa, 7, Archbold, work hard at cleaning trays at the Archbold Knights of Columbus Fish and Chicken Fry, Friday, March 7. Full Story

Partnerships For Success Tackles Teen Drinking

    The statistics are alarming. A 2005 Fulton County Health Department survey showed that 35% of Fulton County teens, ages 17 to 18, have been "binge drinking" in the last 30 days. Full Story

Recipe Corner

Chipotle Orange Glazed Chicken With Baked Beans

    1.2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted 2 tablespoons chipotle pepper sauce 1 tablespoon honey 6 chicken breasts (8 ounces each) 1 orange, cut into wedges 1 can (28 ounces) baked beans Mix orange juice concentrate, Full Story

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Pettisville seventh graders, above, are members of Club Success, which teaches youngsters good study habits and organizational skills. They are, front row, from left: Kelsey Weirauch, Claire Fry, JayCee Stannard, Annie Eicher, Tyler Herschberger, Brittany Hamilton.064p1_xlg.jpg
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Pettisville Club Helps Students Be Successful

    Many schools have clubs for students. There are chess clubs, Future Farmer clubs, sports clubs, and drama clubs. But one club at Pettisville junior high is a bit different from the norm. Full Story

Pettisville Kindergarten Meetings Set For April 1

    Pettisville Elementary will hold an informational meeting for parents of children who are eligible for kindergarten next fall. Tuesday night, April 1, at 7 p.m. in the school library. Children who will be five years old by Aug. 1 are eligible. Full Story

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Mark E. Weirauch

    Mark E. Weirauch, age 46, of Napoleon, Ohio, died Saturday evening, March 15, 2008 at the Henry County Hospital. Born Oct. 29, 1961 in Napoleon, he was a son of Lawrence Paul and Lois (Myers) Weirauch. Full Story

William P. "Bill" Arthur

    William P. "Bill" Arthur, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 11, 2008, at Harborside Healthcare of Northwest Ohio in Bryan. He was born Oct. 19, 1927, at Gomer, Ohio, a son of John and Elizabeth (Peate) Arthur. Full Story

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James Henry Grisez

    James Henry Grisez, born Feb. 16, 1931, was a lifelong resident of Willowdell, Ohio. He died March 11, 2008 from heart failure, while vacationing on Anna Maria Island, Fla. Jim was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Full Story

Archbold Police Log

    March 10 11:08 pm: Citation to David L. Smith, 54, Archbold, speeding, 200 block E. Mechanic St. March 11 No reports. March 12 2:50 pm: Verbal warning, no flag on extended load. Full Story

Fulton County Court News

    Common Pleas Scott Lambert, Delta, and Pamela Lambert, Berkey, petitioners. Dissolution. Kim Reeves, Delta, and John Reeves, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, Bloomington, Ill., plaintiffs vs. Full Story

Western District Court News

    ( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Juna Ann Loomer, Monroe, Mich., speeding 74-55, St. Rt. Full Story

Pond Clinic March 31

    The Fulton Soil & Water Conservation District will sponsor its annual pond clinic, Monday, March 31, 7 p.m. in the Robert Fulton Agriculture Center conference room, 8770 St. Rt. 108, rural Wauseon. Full Story

Public Meetings

    SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, March 24, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Full Story

Local Man Faces Charges After March 15 Incident

    A mother's concern resulted in drug-related charges pending against an Archbold man. Police were called to the Holland Court apartments about 3:05 pm, Saturday, March 15, after Heather R. Full Story

Trailer Struck By Unknown Driver

    Richard Wyse, Archbold, told Archbold Police Friday, March 14, that a cargo trailer, parked at Wyse Motor Repair, 2101 S. Defiance St., was struck by a hit-and-skip driver. Full Story

Man Cited For DUI Following Wreck

    Charles Lynn Wyse, 52, Archbold, was cited for DUI following a crash in York Township about 11:35 pm Saturday, March 8. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Wyse was traveling west on Co. Rd. H, when he lost control of a minipickup. Full Story

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Parents Announce May 17 Wedding

    William and Elaine Leininger, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Leininger to Justin Trent Dopp, the son of Roger Dopp, Continental, and Grace Shafer, Archbold. Full Story