Nobel Automotive To Close In Archbold

Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said it was a decision by the big three automakers that resulted in the closure announcement for Nobel Automotive, Archbold. But Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said while the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) act notice has been filed, management and workers at the plant have not given up. “They’re working to see […]

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced Monday, June 22, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court in connection with a 2007 incident. Sentenced: •James C. Cayce, 36, Temperance, Mich.; previously found guilty at trial of breaking and entering; he broke into a home under construction on July 18, 2007; sentenced to 10 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for three […]

Shorts Celebrate 40th Anniversary

David A. Short, Archbold, and Trudy Taylor, Delta, were married July 5, 1969, at the Lutheran church in Delta. They have three children, Chad (Greta, fiancé) Short, Lancaster, Pa.; Kristi (Scott) Speiser, Chesterland; and Sommer (Matt) Mello, Archbold; and five granddaughters. The couple will celebrate the weekend with friends and family. Paid Announcement

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Libraries Losers In Budget Battle?

Governor Proposes Cutting State Library Funds In Half

Libraries across Ohio could be big losers in the next state budget, as Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, has proposed cutting state funding to libraries in half. Joyce Klingelsmith, Archbold Community Library director, said if the governor’s proposals are approved, “it will force our hand” on additional spending cuts. Shawn Kasych, legislative aid to Bruce Goodwin, Ohio representative (R-Defiance), said the […]

Wesche Turns In Her Keys After 37 Years As Archbold School Bus Driver

After 37 years, Arlene Wesche turned in her keys as an Archbold Area School District bus driver. This time she made it stick. “I had a bus for a while that would vapor-lock. It always happened when I was about as far from the school as I could get. “In those days we didn’t have two-way radios, so I always […]

Johnson, Rody Participate In Inquiry Programs

Arienne Johnson and Sarah Rody, Archbold, are among 33 Goshen College students participating in three inquiry programs this summer. Johnson, AHS ’06 and the daughter of Mike and Barb, Herndon, Va., is one of 11 in the Ministry Inquiry Program. They will have the opportunity to work with pastors from a church and explore their interests in ministry. Johnson is […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 11: Sarah Burk, Wauseon, boy. June 14: Edmida and Kevin Hintz, Delta, girl. June 15: Alicia and Ryan Hicks, Stryker, boy. June 16: Becky Fenton, Defi- ance, girl; Stephanie and Alexander Hites, Delta, girl; Sandra Hernandez, Archbold, boy. June 17: Tiffany and Robbi Mohler, Napoleon, girl; Christina Starr, Wauseon, boy. A son, Eli Jacob, was […]

Commissioners Hold EMS Money To Pay Fire Departments

The Fulton County Commissioners will not roll back the Emergency Medical Services millage to compensate for a $4.1 million balance in the county EMS fund. Joe Short, president of the commissioners, said the commissioners have had discussions about the balance, but decided to wait until all of the money owed by the fund is paid. History Fulton County bills patients […]

Archbold Police Log

June 14 1:19 am: loud party, 200 block Christine Dr., advised to keep it down. 1:37 am: fight, Nu-Arch Lanes. 5:30 pm: verbal warning for riding bicycles on sidewalks, 100 block N. Defiance St. 8:50 pm: Theft of water, Franklin St. at Mechanic St. June 15 6:27 pm: citation to James E. Sauder, 67, Wauseon, speeding, 500 block Lafayette St. […]

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