Official Election Count Smooth; Pettisville Bond Issue Stronger

The final official count of the Nov. 4 General Election didn’t change any of the results of the unofficial election night count. However, the margin of victory of Pettisville’s new school bond issue for a new school building increased. On election night, the approximately $4.83-million bond issue passed with 609 votes in favor to 469 opposed. Percentage wise, it worked […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second legal speed. First dollar amount is fine; second, court costs.) Traffic Tasha Lynn McGuire, Archbold, speeding, 69-55, St. Rt. 2, $37 fine, $57 costs. Christine M. Roehm, Wauseon, speeding, $37, $67. Ronald J. Nafziger, rural Wauseon, prohibited right turn on red, N. Shoop Ave. at […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 17: Courtney and Jeremie Fisher, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 18: Jamie and Neil Wyse, Archbold, girl; Alicia and Adam Ruch, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 19: Nicole and Jason Wendt, Napoleon, girl. A son, Gage Daniel, was born Nov. 13, 2008, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Lincoln and Jennie Nafziger, Archbold. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 […]

ACT, Sauder Village Plan Murder Mystery Event

Sauder Village, in cooperation with Archbold Community Theatre, will present an audience participation murder mystery on New Year’s Eve. "Wedding of the Year," by Eileen Moushey, features a wedding where everything goes wrong. "We have it from a reliable source that not everyone who walks into this wedding will be walking out," Steve VanSickle, ACT director, said. "While enjoying the […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Carl Anderson, Wauseon, and Shirley Anderson, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Rebecca Ramirez, Delta, and Juan Ramirez, III, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. Beth Gollihue, Wauseon, plaintiff vs. Glen Gollihue, Grayson, Ky., defendant. Divorce. Kathy Mangold, Swanton, and Gerald Mangold, Jr., Monclova, petitioners. Dissolution. John Hilyard, Swanton, and Connie Hilyard, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. Ray Reisinger, Archbold, plaintiff vs. John Reisinger, Tacoma, […]

Feather Party Fun

Above, Matt Hines, a member of the Archbold Fire Department, shows a new thermal imager to Carol Morgan, Fayette, at the AFD feather party, Saturday, Nov. 22. The imager was purchased with proceeds from last year’s feather party. At left, Cole Riegsecker, 8, Melbourne, Fla., plays a children’s game. Cole made a surprise visit to see his grandmother, JoAnn Riegsecker, […]

Commissioners Stand Firm On Early Retirement Incentive Plan

The Fulton County Commissioners have taken a firm stand on an early retirement incentive plan. Under the plan, if eligible county employees agree to retire, the county will purchase a year of additional service credit through the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). A worker who is one year from retirement can choose to retire early, or a worker eligible for […]

Two Car-Deer Crashes Nov. 13

Fulton County Sheriff deputies handled reports on two area crashes, Thursday, Nov. 13. James F. Weinrich, 49, Holland, was driving a car west on US20A about 7:31 am, when his vehicle hit a deer about a halfmile west of Co. Rd. 20. Tammi A. Barr, 42, West Unity, was driving a car north on Co. Rd. 18 about 7:12 pm, […]


Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Nov. 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Emmaus Lutheran Church, 841 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. ACT Archbold Community Theatre production of The Nunsense Christmas Musical Nuncrackers, Dec. 5,6,12,13, 8 p.m.; Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m.; Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Dec. […]

Hoping For A Bingo

Malinda Lugbill, Molly Conway, and Brooke Kohler, all of Archbold, from left, watch their bingo boards intently for the called numbers during the Archbold Fire Department feather party, Saturday, Nov. 22. Almost $11,000 was raised toward the purchase of new hydraulic rescue equipment.- photo by Mary Huber  

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