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Car-Train Crash Near Delta Claims Two Lives

A car-train crash on a private railroad crossing about 1:56 am, Saturday, Oct. 17, in York Township killed two people, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report states. Christopher Butler, 41, Liberty Center, and Craig Chadwick, 22, Delta, were traveling north in a private drive east of Co. Rd. 11, when their vehicle collided with a westbound freight train.

Light At The End Of Library Tunnel

For the Archbold Community Library fiscal situation, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel. The library has had to deal with declining revenue as state support has fallen. Joyce Klingelsmith, director, told board members, at a Wednesday, Oct. 14, meeting, she had heard that while funding will be difficult throughout 2010, there may be some relief […]

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FFA News

Tim Spiess, Pettisville, was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in agricultural sales-entrepreneurship. Spiess is one of only four people chosen to compete for the award at the national finals in October during the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Proficiency awards recognize outstanding student achievement in agribusiness gained through establishment of a new business, […]

Police Release Crash Report

The Archbold Police Department has released a report on a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 5:32 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Paradise Alley, on the west side of North Defiance Street, behind the Archbold Buckeye. The report states a car driven by Debra A. Heffl inger, 62, Liberty Center, was backing from a parking space on the west side of […]

Tiffin River Scenic and Historic Association Performs Final Act

The Tiffin River Scenic and Historic Association performed its final act, Friday, Oct. 9, distributing the remaining money in the treasury to three area organizations. The group, originally founded in 1983 to “promote the scenic beauty and rich heritage of the Tiffin River Valley, and preserve the Northwest Ohio river in its natural state for future generations,” voted to disband […]


Haley Nofziger, PHS ‘09, hammered six kills in each of two matches last week as the Mount Vernon Nazarene University women’s volleyball team extended its record to 25-7, 6-2 in the American Mideast Conference. The Cougars defeated Cedarville University 25-13, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, Tuesday, Oct. 13. After a victory over Point Park, MVNU defeated West Liberty 25-7, 25-14, 25-20, Saturday, […]

Men Sentenced

Two men appeared in Fulton County Common Pleas Court Friday, Oct. 9, and were sentenced: •Steven Moden, Jr., 31, Napoleon; pleaded guilty to grand theft of a motor vehicle; on July 27, stole a van from the parking lot of a rural Wauseon trucking company; sentenced to 12 months in prison; to be served concurrently with sentence in unrelated case […]

Elections Board Is Accepting Absentee Ballot Requests

The Fulton County Board of Elections is accepting requests for absentee ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. Melanie Gilders, board deputy director, said the board will accept absentee ballots by mail until noon, Saturday, Oct. 31. To request an absentee ballot by mail, Gilders said the request must be in writing and include the requestor’s name, address, birth […]