Council Renews Insurance Package

Archbold Village Council approved the renewal of its property and liability insurance during the Monday night, July 20, meeting. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the village is in the last year of a three-year contract with the V.S. Beck Insurance Agency, Archbold, for its property and liability insurance package. The premium for the insurance package went up $13, from […]

Woman Sentenced

A woman was sentenced Thursday, July 23, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Sentenced: Kiki Lorann, 33, Toledo; previously pleaded guilty to passing bad checks; on July 30, 2008, wrote bad check for $1,740 to Brookview Farms, rural Archbold, for payment in connection with a fundraiser on behalf of the Wauseon Traveling Baseball Team: sentenced to one year community control, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, Just A Closer Walk With Thee. Message, “The True Vine.” Second service: Praiselude, We Lift You Up; offertory, Everlasting, by the worship team band; message same as the first. Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Karla Roth, worship leader; LaVon Short, chorister. national convention delegates […]

Unemployment Picture Bleak For Entire Area

The unemployment picture for Fulton County, the fourcounty area, and Ohio in general, was bleak in July. For the third straight month, neighboring Williams County had the highest unemployment in the State of Ohio. For the month of June, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated unemployment there was 17.6%. Out of Ohio’s 88 counties, Defi ance County […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Danny Brown, Wauseon, expired plates, Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $75. Chad M. Eberly, rural Bryan, no front plate, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $75. Steven Kerry Joice, Indianapolis, unsafe vehicle, cracked […]

West Clinton Welcomes Husband-Wife Pastors

A husband from Pennsylvania and a wife from South Dakota now lead the congregation at West Clinton Mennonite Church. Jess and Naomi Engle were installed as pastors, Sunday, June 28. Jess is full-time; Naomi, part-time. Jess grew up in Pittsburgh, but got his high school diploma from the Freeman Academy, Freeman, S.D., in 1984. He graduated from Oral Roberts University […]

FFA News

Summer isn’t stopping the Pettisville FFA officer team from working and planning for the coming year. The Pettisville officer team held a special meeting for offi- cer training July 7-8. The training sessions were fun-packed and held great meaning for the students. This year, the officer team decided to become more involved in the community by participating in activities with […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Matthew Stout, Swanton, and Carrie Stout, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution. GMAC Mortgage, Ft. Washington, Pa., plaintiff vs. Kimberly Henricks, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs. Wade Anderson, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Rose McDonald, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Jarrett Bartlett, Toledo, defendant. Other tort. TAMMAC Holding, Wilkes- Barre, Pa., plaintiff vs. John Andrews, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Comfort […]

4-H News

Brush Creek Kids met at Archbold United Methodist Church, Monday, June 29. Emma Cobb, Sydney Cobb, Seth Short and Rachel Short gave demonstrations. Emma made homemade ice cream; Sydney talked about guinea pigs and their diets by bringing in her guinea pigs, Todd and Flash. Seth took apart a motor and showed how it works. Rachel gave basic woodworking tips. […]

Historic Marker Debuts