2008-06-25

About 400 Bills Sent Out For County EMS Service



Rod Cheney, interim director of the Fulton County Emergency Medical Service and the Emergency Management Agency, said 365 bills for ambulance runs have been submitted to Medicare, and 40 sent to commercial medical insurance firms. “We should start to see some (money) coming in in a week or two,” Cheney told the Fulton County Commissioners during his report, Monday, June […]

Cars, Deer Collide



Two vehicle-deer collisions in the Archbold area were reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department, Friday, June 13. No injuries. Tyler J. Rossman, 25, Archbold, was driving a car north on St. Rt. 109 and struck a deer about two-tenths of a mile south of Co. Rd. M. The crash occurred about 9:58 pm. – – – Kevin Boesger, 40, […]

John Poulson Earns Recognition



Among those receiving recognition from District 1 at the 87th Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators annual meeting last week was John Poulson, Pettisville, with 25 years of service.

Wind Test Tower Stands Tall



As a small crowd of public and school officials looks on, workers from Wind Energy Solutions slowly raised the 50-meter (160-foot) wind test tower into place on property at the new Archbold Evangelical Church, Tuesday, June 24. The tower will gather data on wind speed and direction to determine whether it’s feasible to build a commercial wind turbine. The project […]

Two Treated, Released



Joshua Billalobos, Archbold, and Justin Reynolds, Wauseon, were treated and released at Fulton County Health Center after their car collided with a pole on St. Rt. 2 west of Co. Rd. 19 about 9:49 pm, Friday night, June 20. Archbold Rescue responded and transported the two. Full report not yet available. – photo by David Pugh

Earn Degrees



Claire Nichole Warner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and special education from Anderson (Ind.) University during graduation ceremonies, Saturday, May 10. She is the daughter of Tom and Kris, rural Archbold. She is a 2004 Archbold High School graduate. —— Amy Lynn Wanemacher and Zachary David Hill, Archbold High School graduates, have earned degrees from Huntington […]

Pettisville Friendship Days Start This Friday



Organizers for Pettisville Friendship Days say the festival will go on, rain or shine, thanks to large tents that will be erected for the weekend at the Pettisville Community Park. The every-other-year community festival starts Friday, June 27, with food, games, and a benefi t auction. Proceeds go to support the Pettisville Community Park for maintenance and development. Steve Lauber, […]

Purse Taken From Auto



Karen S. Kott, Chamberlain, S.D., reported her purse, containing cash and credit card, was stolen from her auto some- time between 6:30 pm and 11:15 pm, Monday, June 16. Kott told Police she was visiting in Archbold, and parked her car at the end of Jane Court about 6:30 pm. She told officers she left her purse in the vehicle […]

Honor Students



Treasure Bacon, Sarah Grime, and Krystal Nafziger, Archbold; Hilary Stockburger, Fayette; Jamie Hamilton and Alex Thiel, Pettisville; Craig Holman, Justine Johnston, and Sean Robison, Wauseon, were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Defiance College. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 are be enrolled in 12 or more semester hours to be on the dean’s list. […]

Armstrong: A Zeal For Flower Gardening



Go past the Archbold home of Larry Armstrong, and you notice all of the flower gardens that surround his property. It’s obvious that flowers are a large part of someone’s life. Armstrong’s fascination with gardening began years ago, while digging in the sandbox as a child. Once in elementary school, he remembers planting seeds of corn and watching them grow. […]


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