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Auxiliary Officers Display Quit



Officers of the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary with “Candy Blossom,” the feature quilt for the 2019 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction. From left: Amy Frey, at-large member; Elaine Winzeler, board president; Lori Fields, secretary; Jane Bruner, treasurer; and Linda Andrews, at-large member. The auction is Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, at Founder’s Hall.– photo by David Pugh

Fight Fire At Trucking, Towing Business Sun.



Fire area fire departments fought a blaze in a shop building at JR Trucking & Towing, 26076 Co. Rd. J, Sunday afternoon, March 3. Rich Kilgour, Fulton County Sheriff Department 911 coordinator, said the call came in as a structure fire. Archbold and Fayette fire departments were dispatched at 12:13 pm, followed by Morenci (Mich.) as a Rapid Intervention Team […]

Sign Loses Panel



High winds on Sunday, Feb. 24, caused a panel in the downtown Farmers & Merchants Bank sign to blow out.– photo by Mary Huber

Sauder Village Bridal Show March 3 in Founder’s Hall



From wedding gowns, music and photography to food, invitations and decorations, the Sauder Village Bridal Show on Sunday, March 3, offers bridesto be an afternoon of information and inspiration. From noon until 3:30 p.m., wedding professionals from throughout the region will gather in Founder’s Hall to showcase every resource brides will need to plan a spectacular wedding. Brides and grooms […]

The Many Colors of Love: Engagement Rings Get a Makeover



You can thank Kim Kardashian and Kanye West for setting the bar so high when it comes to getting married. The average cost of a wedding– sans a honeymoon– has now soared to more than $31,000, according to the wedding planning website TheKnot. And experts say the “images of celebrity wedding extravagance,” a la the $12 million “Kimye” nuptials in […]

Five Tips To Enhance Your Wedding Decor



Wedding days are meant to be filled with love and celebration, and what better way to ring in the new stage of life as newlyweds than with a well-decorated venue to match the joyous occasion. Whether a couple is on a tight budget or picky when it comes to theme ideas, these decorating tips can help add more flair for […]

How To Look Your Best On Your Wedding Day



Every bride-to-be wants to look and feel her best on her wedding day. For nearly one-third of adults in the United States, looking and feeling their best means losing weight– an average of 39 pounds, according to a recent survey. In addition, 1 in 5 adults surveyed say they would resort to “extreme measures” to achieve their desired weight loss. […]

Ways To Make Your Outside Wedding More Comfortable



While it’s been popular in the past to bring the outdoors inside using trees and floral arrangements, a recent trend for many wedding venues is to create a homey space outdoors. Guests don’t need to rough it just because you’ve chosen to host your ceremony or reception outside. Your outdoor venue can become more comfortable, as well as more stylish, […]

Put More You into Your Wedding Day



A wedding day is filled with symbolic tradition, from varied religious customs to the neverending circle reflected in the rings and the types of flowers accentuating the celebration. Even with all the traditional rituals to consider, nearly every bride and groom can find ways to give their special day some unique touches that reflect their personality and love. Music sets […]

Council Repeals Restriction For Right Turns On Red



Archbold Village Council repealed an ordinance that wasn’t being enforced anyway at its Monday, Feb. 18 meeting. Donna Dettling, village administrator, said a 1975 ordinance has been in place, prohibiting right turns on a red traffic signal at the intersection of South Defiance Street and Stryker Street. She told council she does not remember why the issue came up, but […]


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