Orville Edwin Richer

Orville Edwin Richer passed from this life in Mesa, Ariz., on April 15, 2008 at the age of 88. A memorial service was held at North Clinton on Sunday, April 20. Orville was born in Wauseon on Dec. 26, 1919, the son of Samuel S. and Lucinda (Aeschliman) Richer. He graduated from Wauseon High School, and in 1941 married Velma […]

Local Mother, Daughter Killed In W. Va. Auto Crash

Edna E. Eash Nofziger, 90, Pettisville, and her daughter, Mary Ellen Kempf, 68, Fayette, died Thursday afternoon, April 17, after an auto crash near Hedgesville, W. Va. Robert Grove, a deputy with the Berkeley County, W. Va. Sheriff Department, said the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, Darrell Russ Jr., 28, Hedgesville, was placed under arrest on […]

Streak Softball Picks Up The Pace With 3 Wins

The Archbold softball team had a good week on the diamonds, going 3-1 last week. The Streaks defeated Swanton 12-2, Monday, April 14 before losing to Springfield 2-1 in nine innings, Tuesday, April 15. AHS was victorious over Pettisville 14-4, Friday, April 18 and Lima Bath 12-5, Saturday, April 19. The Streaks are 5-5, 1-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 11: Valerie William, Wauseon, twin girls. April 15: Lisa and Benjamin Osterland, Archbold, boy. April 16: Kacie and Jared Wanemacher, Archbold, girl. April 17: Kylie and Cory Rufenacht, Archbold, boy; Stacie and James Duncan, Wauseon, boy. A son, Zachary Owen King was born March 10, 2008, to David and Michelle King, Tigard, Oregon. He was […]

Duane L. Layman

Duane L. Layman, 91, of Archbold, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 19, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to his retirement in 1982 he had worked at the former La- Choy Food Products in Archbold. He had also worked at the former New York Boat Oar Company in Archbold. Mr. Layman was born in Fulton County, Ohio […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Florence Furrell, Metamora, plaintiff vs. Aaron Giffin, Monroe, Wash., defendant. Divorce. State of Ohio ex rel, Maria Villarreal, vs. Vincent Martinez, Greeley, Colo., obligor. UIFSA. Penny Wyse, Delta, plaintiff vs. Daniel Wyse, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Julia Douglass, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Steve Douglass, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Roberta Pressnell, Fostoria and Bryan Pressnell, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. LaSalle Bank National […]

Boys Tennis Loses Three

The Archbold boys tennis team dropped three matches last week to fall to 1-6 on the season. The Streaks opened the week with a 5-0 blanking by Maumee Valley Country Day, Monday, April 14. AHS hosted Wauseon, Tuesday, April 15; the Indians won all three singles matches for a 3-2 victory. The Blue and Gold traveled to Defiance, Thursday, April […]


Canoe & Kayak Club Demo Day, Tuesday, May 6, 6 p.m. to dark, Oxbow Lake, near Defiance, Northwest Ohio Canoe and Kayak Club, open to the public. No charge. Red Hats Society Red Hats Society organizational meeting, Monday, April 28, 2 p.m., 7407 Co. Rd. 18-1, Wauseon.


Mary Ellen Kempf, 68, Fayette, died Thursday, April 17, 2008. Survivors include her husband, Darrel; a daughter, Rhonda Kempf, Pettisville; three sons, Michael (Diane) Kempf, Pettisville, Brian Kempf, Weston, and Scott Kempf, Swanton; three grandsons; two brothers, Sanford (Linda) Eash, Wauseon, and Duane (Mary) Eash, Archbold; and one sister, Ruth (Gene) Klopfenstein, Pettisville. A joint memorial service for Mary Ellen […]

Yoder Joins NSCC

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