2008-11-12

Rupp Furniture Celebrates 100 Years



From left, Tony Rupp, Bill Rupp, Tim Rupp, and Phil Rupp, current owners of Rupp Furniture. Members of the Rupp family have been involved in the business since the beginning in 1908, and family members have exclusively owned the business since 1911. The company was also in the undertaking business until 1931. – photo by Mary Huber November 1908 ~ […]

Receive Excellent Banner



Sue Westendorf, far right, member of the State Board of Education, presents the Archbold Area School District with the school’s excellent banner prior to the opening of Curtain Going Up, a play performed by the Archbold High School music department, Friday night, Nov. 8. Westendorf said Archbold is one of less than 30 schools in the state to receive the […]

Crash At Rail Crossing



Roger R. Fair, 24, rural Wauseon, and Brady S. Schaffner, 21, Wauseon, were involved in a single-vehicle crash about 3:13 am Friday, Oct. 24 at the Co. Rd. D "slant" crossing. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Fair was driving a car east on Co. Rd. D, when it failed to negotiate the curve at the crossing, about a […]

Streak Stops Patriot



Archbold’s Trey Westrick pushes Patrick Henry’s Justin Buenger out of bounds after the PH junior caught a pass in their Friday, Oct. 10 Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup. Both teams made the Division V playoffs; the undefeated Patriots play unbeaten Liberty Benton, Saturday, Nov. 15 in a regional final at Bowling Green State University. The Eagles defeated Archbold 42-10 in […]

2008-11-12 E-Edition

Gilders New County Board Of Elections Deputy Director



Melanie Gilders Melanie J. Gilders, rural Delta, becomes the Fulton County Board of Elections deputy director, Monday, Nov. 17. She replaces Brett Kolb. Earlier this year, Kolb resigned to become the county Emergency Services director. According to the Board of Elections, there were 26 applications. Since 2004, Gilders has been the county economic development workforce investment coordinator. Prior to that, […]

Susan Gould Stotzer



Susan Gould Stotzer Susan Gould Stotzer    On Nov. 14, 2008, Susan Gould Stotzer made her Journey Home. She was no doubt welcomed by her loving husband, Don Anthony Stotzer; her parents, Allen and Mildred Gould; and by her many other friends and relatives who preceded her on this Journey.    Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 22, 1932, Susan graduated […]

Crime Stopper



The Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help to solve the theft of 105,000 pounds of plastic chips. A $2,000 reward is being offered for information about this crime. Jason Simon, Fayette police chief, said the material was taken from JCIM, Inc., the Plastech facility in Fayette, after Plastech filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Simon said there were 74 total boxes […]

Tattered, Torn Flags Are Disrespectful



Veterans Day was Tuesday, Nov. 11. It honors the men and women who bravely fought for and died defending our country, freedoms, and way of life. Flying a U.S. flag shows respect to our country and the men and women who kept us free. Flying a tattered and torn flag does not. It is disrespectful to our brave veterans. It’s […]

It’s Christmas Already?



Jake Wyse, a member of the Archbold Street Department, took advantage of a beautiful day to hang Christmas decorations on the village light poles, Friday, Nov. 7.- photo by Mary Huber


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