2009-09-02

Women’s Day At The Fulton County Fair



This year’s Women’s Day at the Fulton County Fair includes Cecily Rohrs sharing How to Make a Difference in Fulton County as she discusses Christmas Cheer, Shepherd’s Circle, the Friendship House and Noah House. Tanya Brunner from the Defiance County Veteran’s Office will present “Hold the Door, Please,” a humorous message on wisdom and courage as we age. The Ohio […]

Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary



Duane Rufenacht and Vera Glancy Odum were married Sept. 13, 1959, by Pastor Paul Odum at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Swansboro, N.C. They are the parents of four children: Joel, Coldwater Lake, Mich.; Peter (Carol), Waldron, Mich.; Jacob (Chica), Lansing, Mich.; and Ben (Jenny), Montgomery, Mich. They have seven grandchildren. The couple will celebrate with an open house, Sunday, Sept. […]

PHS Golf Beats Fayette, Falls To North Central



The Pettisville golf team split a pair of matches last week, losing to North Central and beating Fayette. The Blackbirds are 2-4, 1-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference NC 170, PHS 214 North Central beat the Blackbirds 170-214 in a non-league match under sunny skies at Wauseon, Monday, Aug. 24. NC’s Kole Peterson led all golfers with a 39. Teammates […]

Walk at the Fulton County Fair



Be Healthy Now: Fulton County invites you to take a “Walk at the Fair.” Visit their website at http://behealthynowfultoncounty. osu.edu or stop by the Junior Fair/4-H building on the fairgrounds and get a “Walk at the Fair” form. The form will direct you to different locations on the fairground where you will get a stamp on your form. The contest […]

Rupp, Harris Plan October 3 Nuptials



Allyson Harris, daughter of Stan and Melissa, Fayette, and Phillip Rupp, son of Craig and Marjorie, Bryan, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is a 2005 Archbold High School graduate. She graduated with a degree in early childhood education from Bowling Green State University, and is employed at New Heights Athletics, Wauseon. Her fiancé is a home school graduate. He is […]

Fisher Plays In National Basketball Tournament



Luke Fisher, an Archbold seventh grader, competed in the North American Youth Sports National Basketball Tournament, July 22-26, in Chicago, Ill. Fisher, son of Vern and Rosemary, plays on an AAU travel team consisting of players from the Northwest Ohio region. His team placed second, with a tournament record of 10-2. Fisher’s team was defeated in the championship game against […]

Building Fences



New Mexican Restaurant Coming To Archbold



Ramon Macias, owner of Casa Vieja, a family-style Mexican restaurant in Defiance, said he plans to open an Archbold location near the first of the new year. Macias said the restaurant will open in the commercial strip center in the 1200 block of S. Defiance St. owned by David Manahan, Archbold. Vacant Space He said he and Manahan have negotiated […]

Labor Day In The 21st Century



The celebration of Labor Day has been part of our culture since the 1880s; but these days are among the worst for the American worker. Today, we find ourselves in the most difficult economic times in decades. Fulton County unemployment tops 14%. Neighboring Williams County has had the highest unemployment in the state the last four months. Neighboring Michigan is […]

2009 Harvest Could Stretch To November



This year’s corn harvest could extend into November, as cooler temperatures slow drying of the crops in the fields. Greg LaBarge, Fulton County agriculture extension agent, said corn is in the “dent” stage of development, as hard kernels on the ear form the typical dent in their tops. After a late start this spring due to wet conditions, “we’re still […]


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