2007-09-26

Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 9



Qualified voters must register by Tuesday, Oct. 9, to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election. Registration can be completed at the Fulton County Board of Elections, 525 North Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Registration forms are also available at any public library, township clerk office in the county, license bureau office, high schools or vocational schools, county treasurer office, WIC […]

Space Is In The Eye Of The Beholder



When people move from one house to another, they often cite size as the chief reason for moving. Many homeowners, thanks to growing families, simply outgrow their homes over time. For those homeowners who are too comfortable to move, there are a few old tricks to make your home feel larger than it really is. Make furniture functional: The way […]

Becks Celebrate 25th Anniversary



David Beck and Cathy O’ Brien were married on Oct. 9, 1982, at North Clinton Mennonite Church. Robert Schloneger was the officiating pastor. They reside in rural Pettisville and are the parents of two children: Whitney and Jordan. They will celebrate with a family dinner.

Archbold Youth Soccer Club



Boys U10 Soccer The Archbold Blue Streak Boys U10 soccer team played its first home game, Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Woodland Park, defeating Bowling Green White 4-2. Michael Weigand set the pace in the first quarter and scored two goals. Goalie Seth Mayer and the defense, which included Alex Weaver, Kyle Ott, and Curtis Wooley, prevented BG from scoring. In […]

Pettisville Youths Excel In Fulton County Junior Fair Competition



Youngsters from the Pettisville area brought home several awards in Fulton County Junior Fair Competition. In Sheep judging, Monday, Sept. 3, Stacey King daughter of Duane and Jennifer King, Pettisville, showed the reserve champion market lamb. Stacey also won showmanship, age 16 and over. Dylan Weirauch, son of Dough and Jackie, Pettisville, earned the sheep showmanship title for 15-year-olds. Troy […]

Clearing Out the Clutter



As any apartment dweller knows, space is often at a premium. Whether your apartment is in the suburbs or the big city, chances are you’re strapped for space. For those who are finding that they have simply accumulated too many things over the years, finding ways to make the most of their space is paramount to enjoying a living environment. […]

Locals Perform



Participating in The Magical Land of Oz at the Fayette Opera House in August were, from left: Kristi Miehls, Stryker, director; Elle French, Stryker, scarecrow; Sydney Rupp, Archbold, munchkin; and Melissa Kinkaid, Stryker, Glinda the Good Witch.- courtesy photo

Frey Wins In Karts; Huffman Locks Points Races



Mark Frey, Archbold, won a senior econo class kart race at Jackson, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 22, while John Huffman, Archbold, has clinched season championships at two tracks. Mark Frey led a first-throughfifth sweep for Archbold, Pettisville, or formerly-of-Archbold racers. Logan Wyse, Archbold, was second. Mark Frey got by him for the win, after Wyse led 14 of the 20 laps. […]

Young Thespians Are Featured In ACT’s Latest, Tom Sawyer



With the stage sometimes full of child actors, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer opened to a packed house Friday, Sept. 21 at Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. It’s a play produced by Archbold Community Theatre. The retelling of the timeless Mark Twain classic moves along, with youngsters and adults blending to share the story that involves a mischievous boy, Tom, his […]

John “Junior” Fielitz



John “Junior” Fielitz, 83, of Archbold, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 23, 2007 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. Junior was born two miles northwest of Stryker on Feb. 23, 1924, the son of the late John and the late Verna (Graber) Fielitz. When Junior was two years old he became ill and developed a very high fever, which affected […]


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