Health Department Holds Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Fulton County Health Department, in conjunction with county rescue crews and other first responders, will hold a drive-thru flu shot clinic, Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Health Department office parking lot. The event serves as a practice exercise for mass inoculations that could be required if a flu pandemic strikes. Health Department officials […]

Murbach Street Home, Cars Burglarized

A house and three cars were burglarized during the last week, leading to more than $1,300 in missing property. John Schwind, 305 Murbach, told police on Friday, Sept. 12, that a video game console, valued at $400, plus three games, and a digital video disc movie were taken. All told, the loss was placed at $590. Schwind told police his […]

Archbold Boys Finish Seventh At Delta Invite

The Archbold cross country teams ran in the rain and mud at the Delta Cross Country Invitational, Saturday Sept. 13. The Blue Streak boys placed seventh out of 18 teams with 238 points. Delta won with a low score of 62. Lenawee Christian was second with 95; Fayette rounded out the top three with 120. The AHS girls didn’t have […]

Lockport Celebrates 100 Years With Worship, Food

The dedication service at Lockport Mennonite Church was held Aug. 23, 1908, with 850 people in attendance, and 161 horse and buggies at the hitching post. Today’s membership is hoping to match the same number of people, not horse and buggies, at the 100th anniversary services this weekend. Commemoration begins with a service and cookout Saturday evening, and continues with […]

Bungee Dancers

AJ and Ashley Short, rural Archbold, showed off their skills with bungee   cords during the Fulton County Fair.- photo by Mary Huber        

Crime Stopper

The Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help to solve the theft of eight firearms taken from a home in the 15000 block of Co. Rd. K, rural Wauseon, Monday Aug. 25. Missing were two semi-automatic shotguns, one pump-action shotgun, three bolt-action rifles, a single-shot rifle, and a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun. Informants call 1-800-255-1122.

Pettisville Third In Cheer Competition

Pettisville High School cheerleaders tied with Holgate for third place in the Fulton County Fair cheer competition for junior high and middle schools, Sunday, Aug. 31. Delta and Stryker tied for third in the small varsity division. Wauseon placed second in the large school division. The judges voted to award the spirit award to Holgate, and the Tiger cheerleaders gave […]


NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Four County Career Center, St. Rt. 34, south of Archbold. WASC Wauseon Aquatic Swim Club parent meeting, Monday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m., Wauseon High School pool. Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Thursday, Sept. 18, 12-6 p.m., St. Caspar Church, […]

Fulton County Voters Face One Contested Race Nov. 4

When Fulton County voters go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4, they will have one contested local race to decide. Michael T. VanWagner, rural Swanton, Democrat, is challenging Dean Genter, rural Pettisville, Republican, for a county commissioner seat. Genter has held the post since 2001. Also, Swanton Democrat David J. Pillod, Swanton, is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Goodwin for the […]

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Sept. 18, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District […]

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