2007-11-14

Latta Wins GOP Primary; Faces Weirauch Dec. 11



Robert Latta, state representative (R-Bowling Green), won the Republican Party nomination for the Fifth Congressional District in a special primary election held in conjunction with the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election. The special primary will be followed by a special election for the Fifth District seat on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The two elections were made necessary by the death of […]

Vehicles Damaged



Two vehicles were vandalized in Archbold last week. Fred Smith, 305 Union Street, reported the headlights and grill of his van were broken out while the van was parked at his residence. Damage occurred between 11:30 pm Saturday, Nov. 3, and 7 am Sunday, Nov. 4. A second minivan, owned by the Filling Home of Mercy, rural Napoleon, was vandalized […]

Alicia Drewes Third Team All-Ohio In Girls Soccer



Alicia Drewes, a freshman at Archbold High School, has been named Third Team All-Ohio by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. The Blue Streak girls soccer team had its best season ever, finishing with a 13-1-3 record. She will attend a banquet in Columbus on Sunday, Dec. 2 to receive the award. Drewes, daughter of John and Cynthia, will attend […]

Big Changes In Education, NSCC President Reports



Tom Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, said efficiency, collaboration and workforce training are the key directives coming from Columbus. “If you are relating to state government, you understand there is new leadership in Columbus,” Stuckey told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Monday, Nov. 5. Stuckey said the state has a goal of 230,000 more persons […]

Western Dist. Court News



M K (Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second is the legal speed. The first dollar figure is fine, second, court costs.) Traffic Trevor L. Sly, Fayette, speeding 50- 35, Ottokee St., Wauseon, $47 fine, $54 costs. Zack Whitaker, Wauseon, excessive sound, Linfoot St., Wauseon, $37, $54. Jenny C. Skeldon, Lyons, speeding, […]

Dirty Campaign

Stains Election Turnout

It was a sad day in Fulton County history last Tuesday. Only 36 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the Nov. 6 election. It is not admirable of a great county. It is a poor reflection of the people and a stain on our reputation. Our county has 28,276 registered voters. Only 10,259 marked ballots last week in the […]

Council Starts Design Of New Storage Building



Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, described the need for a new storage building at the Archbold Municipal annex building as a “chain-reaction issue.” Speaking to Archbold Village Council Monday, Nov. 5, Wyse said the Archbold Fire Department needs more storage space. Next door to the fire station, on the corner of North Defiance St. and West Mechanic Street, is an Archbold […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Danny Shelley, Swanton, and Tamara Shelley, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Kenneth Molinski, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Melissa Molinski, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. Susan Wainwright, Wauseon, and Clarence Wainwright, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. State of Ohio ex rel, Rachel Boulton vs. Garrett Archer, Galesburg, Ill., obligor. UIFSA. Ronald DeWitt, Swanton, plaintiff vs. DJM, LLC, Waterville, defendant. Other civil. Asset Acceptance, Warren, Mich., […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1997 Sauder Village closed its 1997 season with just under 100,000 visitors, said Cecily Rohrs, director of marketing and public relations. Ridgeville Corners has a new jewelry business. Soul Images, a store offering jewelry and home accessories, opened in August. Located at 20-576 US 6, across from the fire station, the store is owned […]

“Incredibly Slow Start” For United Way, Says Saaf



United Way of Fulton County for 2007 is off to an “incredibly slow start”, Gina Saaf, UW director said at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Monday noon, Nov. 12. UW will share whatever the final collection is with the 33 agencies included in the campaign. Saaf said because of the current economic conditions the UW directors set the […]