2009-01-21

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Rene Howard, Swanton, and Dennis Howard, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Carol Arend vs. Duane White, Beckley, W. VA., obligor. UIFSA. Chase Home Finance, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Timothy Etue, Metamora, defendant. Foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank, Fort Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs. Colonel Murray, Jr., Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Chase Home Finance, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Lloyd Chapman, […]

America Depends On Obama



Yesterday, the first African-American was inaugurated President of the United States. It marks an important milestone for a country long obsessed and consumed by poor race relations. But looking upon Barack Obama only as a black man is to oversimplify him. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Obama has served as a lawyer, community advocate, and politician. He has traveled […]

Pull, Dad!



Jason Bacik, Archbold, tows son Brady, 3, in a sled, Sunday, Jan. 11.- photo by David Pugh

Couple To Marry April 25



Robert and Roberta Eisel, Alvordton, and Scott and Audrey Burkholder, Archbold, announce the engagement of their children, Rachelle Marie Eisel and Edward Kenneth Burkholder. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hilltop High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit. She is employed as a registered nurse at Fulton County Health Center, […]

Other Editors Say…

Obama's Words Must Raise Hope While Asking Citizens To Take Responsibility

The speech. It’s the kernel of substance Americans get on Inauguration Day, which is otherwise given over to the ceremony and symbolism marking the peaceful passing of power that separates the United States from, say, Somalia. Perhaps never before has a man delivered his first words as president of the United States amid such expectation or under such dour and […]

Winter Scenes



Nine inches of snow blanketed Archbold, Friday, Jan. 9 and Saturday, Jan. 10, creating a sea of white across the countryside. Above, tree branches bend but do not break under the weight. Below, this horse at the Ripke farmstead in Ridgeville Corners doesn’t seem to mind the snow or the frigid temperatures as it finds something to munch on.- photos […]

Phelps Has Starring Role In Barefoot In The Park



Cast members of the upcoming Archbold Community Theatre production of Barefoot In The Park are, seated, from left, Faith Knapp, Theron Steinke, Mark Bockelman, and Michelle Johnson. In the window is Bill Phelps. The show will be presented in March. – courtesy photo Bill Phelps, Archbold, has a starring role in the Archbold Community Theatre production of Barefoot In The […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999 The fire department was called to assist at the wreck of three Conrail freight trains early Sunday morning, Jan. 17. A westbound train ran into the rear of second westbound about 2 a.m., at a point west of Williams County Rd. 19, which is west of Stryker. A photograph shows Don Secondine, gunsmith […]

Snowy Friday



Tatum Smith, in the front seat, and Madison Short, both 14, wave from an SUV as they leave school in Archbold, Friday Jan. 9. Snow and cold temperatures prompted many parents to pick up their youngsters at school that day.- photo by David Pugh

Miller To Compete For 2009 State Queen Title



Katie Miller Katie Lynn Miller, daughter of Mike and Deb, rural Ridgeville Corners, will compete for the 2009 Ohio Pork Industry Queen title at the Ohio Pork Congress in Columbus, Feb. 9-10. "I love cooking for others and helping them understand that their food doesn’t just come from a grocery store," said Miller. The Ohio Pork Industry Queen is responsible […]


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