Wilmet B. Rupp

Wilmet B. Rupp, 95, of Wauseon, passed away early Monday November 30, 2009 at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Wilmet was born on July 8, 1914, in Fulton County, Ohio to Jacob and Elizabeth (Vonier) Rupp. In October of 1943 he married Welthie Bingham, and she preceded him in death. He spent his adult life farming and working in construction in Ohio […]

Unknown Semi Breaks Pole

An unknown vehicle, believed to be a semi truck, knocked down a light pole and did about $300 in damage at the Archbold Main Stop. The Archbold police report states the damage was done sometime between 4:30 pm, Friday, Nov. 20 and 8 am, Saturday, Nov. 21. The report states the truck was apparently entering the convenience store and gas […]

County Unemployment Up For October: ODJFS

The Fulton County unemployment rate for October was 12.3%, up from the September figure of 12.1%, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported. It is the second-highest rate in the four-county area for the month. Williams County had the highest unemployment rate, 14.6%. Henry County’s rate was the lowest, 11.8%. Henry County had the highest increase in unemployment. […]

Martha Jean Oyer

 Martha Jean Oyer, 82, of Austin, Texas, and formerly of Wauseon, passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2009, after a long illness.  Jean will be remembered for her caring and giving attitude she brought to everyone that was a part of her life.  Jean was born in Wauseon on Dec. 15, 1927, to Irwin and Rose (Rupp) King. She graduated […]

Ziegler Welcomes Back Eight Letterwinners To AHS Girls Basketball

Brian Ziegler, second-year Archbold head girls basketball coach, welcomes back eight letterwinners that went 18-5 last year and finished second in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 7-1 record. The Streaks lost just one letterwinner, Dani Leaser. Four starters return from a squad that fell in last year’s Division III district semifi- nal game. “We have good chemistry with […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court National City Bank, Miamisburg, plaintiff vs Kevin Hinkle, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. James Joy, Williamston, Mich., plaintiff vs John Baumgartner, Archbold, defendant. Other tort. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Jessica Thomson vs Robert Avery, II, Waukesha, Wis., obligor. UIFSA. State of Ohio, ex. rel., Jessica Carr vs Michael Flynn, Philadelphia, Pa., obligor. UIFSA. Jeffrey Ort, Wauseon, plaintiff vs […]

Village Assistant Position Filled From Within

Deb Volkman, a Village of Archbold employee for five years, has been transferred from her former position in the income tax department to become an administrative assistant. The change went into effect during the second week of November. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said village officials will see if the income tax department can function with one employee, as it […]

2009-12-02 E-Edition

Eight Return For AHS Boys Basketball

Five returning starters on a basketball team would make any coach grin. But what if you had seven starters back? That’s just what Doug Krauss, Archbold head coach, has when the 2009-10 boys basketball season starts. The 25-year mentor has eight letterwinners returning from a squad that finished 13-10 last year and 6-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Seven […]

Coe Gets Community Control On Assault, Burglary Charges

Brenton Coe, 20, Wauseon, was sentenced to three years community control, Monday, Nov. 23, after he entered guilty pleas to charges of assault and two counts of burglary. The assault charge stemmed from a Monday, Aug. 10 incident, when Coe struggled with Terry Mull, Archbold police sergeant, as Mull was trying to arrest him. Coe had been found wandering about […]