2009-08-26

4-H News



The Brush Creek Kids met Monday, Aug. 10 at Archbold United Methodist Church. Emily and Madalyn Roth gave demonstrations. Emily showed how to lay out a pattern for a shirt. Madalyn taught about dog bite prevention and their body language.- Madalyn Roth, reporter

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 fine; the second, costs.) Traffic And Criminal Michael A. Gonzales, Wauseon, traffi cking in marijuana, bound over to grand jury. Gary W. Michael, Wauseon, robbery, bound over to grand jury. Nathaniel R. Saldivar, Wauseon, trafficking in marijuana, bound […]

Letter To The Editor



I want socialized medicine. I want both you and I to be secure in the knowledge that life-saving medical care will be available to us; that we won’t be denied services because we can’t afford them or the health insurance companies prefer profits over paying our health services, for which we paid premiums. I want a nation where rich and […]

Bryan Accused



Charles L. Bryan, Jr. was arrested and charged with arson and other crimes resulting from two fires in downtown Wauseon in 2007. One fire destroyed a major part of the downtown, traveling through 100-yearold buildings and gutting the old common wall brick structures. Eventually, Wauseon was left with a depressing scar on the downtown, an empty lot where prosperous businesses […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Wendy Finfera, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Jason Finfera, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Kent Lester, Fayette, and Connie Lester, Fayette, petitioners. Dissolution. Carolynn Corthell, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Thomas Corthell, Delta, defendant. Divorce. GMAC, Lewisville, Texas, plaintiff vs. Catherine Moore, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Citimortgage, O’Fallon, Mo., plaintiff vs. Michael Rominski, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. BAC Home Loans Servicing, Plano, Texas, plaintiff […]

Newspapers: Still Needed

Other Editors Say...

These days it is fashionable in some circles to say that newspapers are dying, going out of business, the horse and buggy of news media. But there are many signs that this analysis is totally wrong, even in places like the economically depressed Detroit area. When Gannett, the nation’s biggest newspaper company, announced plans to close the Birmingham Eccentric, the […]

Poulson, Nofziger, Storeholder Join County Ag Hall Of Fame



John Poulson, Pettisville agriculture teacher and FFA advisor, has been named to the Fulton County Ag Hall of Fame. He is one of three from Fulton County honored this year. In the past 19 years, Poulson has motivated his students, as witnessed by their accomplishments. Pettisville FFA students have earned 56 state FFA degrees; 17 American degrees, one a Star […]

Bryan Enters Not Guilty To Arson, Other Charges



Charles Bryan, Jr., 39, Wauseon, has entered not guilty pleas to felony charges of arson, aggravated arson, and insurance fraud in connection with two 2007 fires in Wauseon. The Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Bryan on a total of 14 counts, Monday, Aug. 17. Wauseon police arrested Bryan that day. He appeared in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, Aug. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; offertory, There Is A Redeemer/ Blessed Redeemer, men’s quartet. Message, “Love is Redemption,” Stuart Rex. Second service: CD praiselude; offertory, My Savior, My God, Cameron Bible. Message same as first service Wednesday: Men Alive, adult Bible study, worship team practice. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Seth Miller, Lynn Stuckey, worship leaders; Karen Wyse, song leader; Jen Cobb, […]

Mary Ellen Smith

May 12, 1918-Aug. 17, 2009

Mary Ellen Smith, age 91, of Fayette, passed away peacefully at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg on Monday evening, Aug. 17, 2009. Mary Ellen was born in Fayette on May 12, 1918, to the late Lyell and Daisy (Borton) Ford. In 1936, she married the love of her life, Arthur Smith. They enjoyed 59 years together before he preceded […]


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