Auto-Deer Crashes Reported

The Fulton County Sheriff Department reported no injuries to motorists resulted from recent auto-deer collisions. Sunday, Dec. 23, 6:56 pm, Christina L. Deitz, 30, rural Archbold, driver; struck deer four-tenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 26 while traveling west on Co. Rd. E. Saturday, Dec. 22, 7:29 pm, Gwen Santos, 40, rural Archbold, driver; struck deer threetenths of […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 17: Megan and Kyle Rusie, Wauseon, boy; Dawn and Chris Collins, Delta, boy; Sierra Edwards, Liberty Center, boy; Lisa and Jason Dietrich, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 20: Sheila and Marco Valderrama, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 21: Megan Grant, Wauseon, girl. A daughter, Alex Marie, was born Dec. 20, 2007, to Sam and Jeanna Reschly, at Goshen (Ind.) […]

Snowy Delivery

Two Trucks Collide Dec. 21

Fulton County Sheriff Department depuites did not issue any citations following a two-vehcile crash that occurred at 9:16 am Friday, Dec. 21, on Co. Rd. 19. Driving south in a work truck, Thomas C. Demaline, 48, rural Delta, was stopped in traffic three-tenths of a mile north of Co. Rd. D. The FCSD report states a a pick-up truck, driven […]

Clergy’s Corner

“All is Calm, All is Bright,” a Christmas musical/drama, is rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 6, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Pettisville Missionary Church, 19661 Co. Rd. D, Pettisville. The program was prepared for Dec. 16 but was cancelled because of weather.

Death Notices

Clara Bostelman, 83, Napoleon, died Monday, Dec. 24, at the Lutheran Home, Napoleon. Survivors include her husband, Melvin E., Napoleon; one daughter, Donna (Dennis) Schlueter, Napoleon; four sons, Ronald (Cheryl) Bostelman, Napoleon, Larry (Linda) Bostelman, Wauseon, Fred (Marolyn) Bostelman, Archbold, and James (Abigail) Bostelman, Napoleon; one brother, Raymond (Harriet) Schroeder, Okolona; two sisters, Viola Helberg, Napoleon, and Mary Ann (Arnold) […]

Area Arson Fires Remain Unresolved

Three arson fires in 2006 remain unresolved: the fire that destroyed a half block of Wauseon’s downtown district, and two separate fires that destroyed a vacant farmhouse and barn near Stryker. Matt Mullins, a spokesman for the Ohio State Fire Marshall Office, said the April 14 fire in Wauseon still is under investigation. A reward is being offered in connection […]


Three old guys are out walking. First one says, “Windy, isn’t it?” Second one says, “No, it’s Thursday!” Third one says, “So am I. Let’s go get a beer.”

Hollis Layne Richer

Hollis Layne Richer, 17, of Wauseon, passed away Monday Dec. 24, 2007 as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. Miss Richer was a senior at Wauseon High School. Miss Richer was born on May 9, 1990 in Wauseon to Frederick and Hope (Kirby) Richer, and they survive. Through Wauseon High School she was involved with girls basketball, […]

Blue Streak Girls Dominate BG 72-

The Archbold girls basketball team upped its record to 8-4 after demolishing Bowling Green 72-34, Thursday, Dec. 27. AHS opened with a 7-0 run; four of the seven were by Dani Newman as she grabbed offensive boards for easy buckets. She also scored a three-pointer with less than five seconds left, upping the lead to 16-8. Eight of Archbold’s 12 […]

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