Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second is the legal speed. At the end of each entry, the first dollar amount, is the fine, the second is costs.) Traffic Tiffany J. Merrifield, rural Wauseon, speeding, 53-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $47 fine, $54 costs. Melissa Garrow, rural Wauseon, expired driver license, […]

Pettisville FFA Holds Pond Party

Pettisville FFA members met Sunday, Aug. 26, at the Yoder pond for the annual pond party. It was an afternoon filled with excitement and fun. Members held a meeting where many topics were discussed. Among the activities was a greased watermelon contest. Hannah Beck got the watermelon for the girls, and Josh Bruner, fourth from left, got the watermelon for […]

Mosquito Fogger Protects Citizens

Relief! At least there was some relief from the swarms of dangerous and pesky mosquitoes that overtook Archbold on Labor Day. Some Archbold residents cheered when they heard the mosquito fogger on their street. The spraying is another valuable service offered by village taxpayers. Next time you see a councilman, the village mayor, or a member of the street department, […]

Delta Student Killed In Auto Accident Friday

Jamie Doremus, 17, rural Wauseon, a student at Delta High School, was pronounced dead after her mini-pickup truck collided with a semi tractor trailer at the intersection of US20 and Co. Rd. 23 about 5:50 pm Friday, Sept. 7. A press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol states Doremus was driving her pickup south on the county road, with […]

Children Entertain

Fairlawn Haven held a 4-H Mini Fair, Tuesday, Aug. 14. Members of the Countryside Clovers 4-H Club showed animals to a huge crowd of residents and visitors. At left, Taylor Dickman, Archbold, tells a visitor about her rooster, while Levi Rufenacht, Archbold, shows his rabbit.- courtesy photo

150th Fulton County Fair Maintains Reputation

Months of planning and preparing for the important 150th anniversary of the Fulton County Fair paid big dividends. There were some hot, humid days during the week and swarms of mosquitoes the last few days, but it didn’t keep people from visiting the fairgrounds north of Wauseon. New attendance records were set for several days. See the numbers on the […]

Mailbox Damaged

Lindsey Ames, 501 Stamm Street, told Archbold Police her mailbox was knocked over sometime between 6:30 pm and 10:20 pm Saturday, Sept. 8. The police report states the mailbox was broken off a post. “It appears the damage may have been caused by a vehicle,” the report states. The mailbox was valued at $100.

Apaches Hold Off Streaks In Aerial Contest

It was just what everyone expected when Archbold and Fairview squared off in a nonleague football contest, Friday, Sept. 7. The host Streaks (2-1) dropped their first game of the season as the Apaches (3-0) out-dueled the Blue and Gold 48-42. Preseason publications tabbed senior quarterback Ryan Radcliff as the “Apache Gunslinger.” Match him up against the Blue Streaks’ own […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1997 Headline- Wyses Honored At Fulton County Fair For 71 Years Of Marriage. Up to $400,000 in state money might be available to Archbold through a grant for revitalization of commercial areas. An end to the production of ladders bearing the Archbold Ladder brand name marks the end of an era, said LaMar Gisel […]

Funnel Cloud Spotted Near Delta; Lightning Delays Fri. Football Game

Despite what was announced over the public address system at the Archbold-Fairview football game at the Archbold stadium Friday night, Sept. 7, the tornado sirens were not crying wolf. David Deskins, Archbold Area Schools superintendent, said an announcement was made, telling the crowd the tornado sirens were a false alarm. Actually, a funnel cloud had been sighted in the Delta […]

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