Elsie P. Meyer

Elsie P. Meyer    Elsie P. Meyer, 96, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 in her home.    Mrs. Meyer was born in Williams County, Ohio on Nov. 17, 1911, the daughter of the late Fred and the late Mary (Valentine) Norris. On May 16, 1943 she married Raymond O. Meyer, and he preceded her in death in […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Jeremie L. Johnson, rural Delta, seat belt, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $30 fine, $30 costs. Summer S. Hardin, Wauseon, speeding, 49-35, Ottokee St., Wausoen, $37, $57. Anthony J. Stidham, Wauseon, speeding, 40-25, […]

Honor Students

Kelby Beck, AHS ’06, son of Tim and Jamie Beck and Robin Westrick, was named to the dean’s list at Capital University School of Nursing for the spring 2008 semester. —— Andrew Manahan and Jeremy Smith, Archbold, were named to the dean’s list at the University of Cincinnati for the 2008 spring quarter.


Claire Baden, 3, Archbold, was enjoying her lunch at Ridgeville Community Day, Sunday, July 20.- photo by Mary Huber

Randy Lee Rupp

Randy Lee Rupp    Randy Lee Rupp, 48, of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and formerly of Stryker, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 in Peru, Indiana, while working.    He was a Union Carpenter.    Randy was born in Bryan on Nov. 25, 1959, the son of Ralph and June (Barton) Rupp of Archbold, who survive. Also surviving are […]

Prostitution Sting Nets 10 Arrests

The Fulton County Sheriff Department conducted a prostitution sting operation at Arrowhead Motel, Wauseon that resulted in the arrests of 10 men, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 15 and 16. “We had intelligence information indicating there was prostitution occurring in the turnpike exit area” near Wauseon, said Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff. There are three motels and a truck stop at […]

FFA News

Lynae Fry and Krista Spiess of the Pettisville FFA chapter attended the 2008 Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., June 17-22. WLC is an activity of the national FFA organization in cooperation with the US Department of Education. It is a five-day event that trains FFA members to make a positive impact in their school, local community, state, and country […]

2008-07-30 E-Edition

Roger A. Hurst

Roger A. Hurst    Roger A. Hurst, 51, of rural Archbold, died Tuesday, July 29, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance.      He was born July 21, 1957 in Napoleon, to the late Raymond Hurst and Dorothy (Shibler) Hurst, who survives in Defiance.  On May 12, 1979, he married Becky Eberle at St. John United Church of Christ […]

Fulton Sheriff Dept. Calls For Help; APD Responds

Fulton County Sheriff Deputies called for assistance from area police departments, including Archbold, after they encountered a subject who had access to high-powered firearms. Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, said early Friday evening, July 25, a deputy responded to a domestic incident on Co. Rd. T in the Fayette area. Upon arrival, the deputy believed he saw the suspect with […]

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