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Success Lives In Archbold

Success has lived in Archbold for more than 100 years. Achieving was in every personal thought. Improvement was the focus; gain was the common goal. Unschooled men and women learned from trial and error, pushing past failure to discover new ways to prosper. Success spread into each neighborhood, and individuals succeeded. When one person progressed, others benefited. Selfishness failed because […]

2009-12-30 E-Edition


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Farmers & Merchants State Bank, 620 Clyde’s Way, Archbold. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Jan. 4, show and tell best of Christmas; Jan. 6, Lois Badenhop with her music, blood pressure check; […]

Letter To The Editor

When I pulled into the parking lot at the Archbold Library a few minutes before opening time this morning (Tuesday, Dec. 22), there were two of the librarians outside shoveling the sidewalk, since our hired groundskeeper doesn’t respond when there’s just a minimal amount of snow on the ground. Yet these ladies readily recognized that anyone coming to the library […]

Bible Study

The Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday Jan. 12, 9:30 a.m. The non-denominational study is on the book “Women of the Bible.”

Jon D. Schaffner

Nov. 18, 1940-Dec.24, 2009

Jon D. Schaffner, 69, of Pettisville, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 24, 2009, at Toledo Hospital. He was born on Nov. 18, 1940, in Gorham Township, Ohio, to the late Gaylord and Helen (Rollins) Schaffner. Jon married Barb Colegrove on June 8, 1994, in Pettisville, and she survives. Jon was a 1958 graduate of Gorham Fayette High School, and later […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 21: Jennifer King, Napoleon, boy. Dec. 23: Kimberly and Lynn Kinsman, Archbold, girl. —— It’s fitting that the herb lavender’s name derives from the Latin word lavare, meaning to wash, since it was a favorite bath additive of the Greeks and Romans.

Florence E. Barnard

Florence E. Barnard, 98, a longtime Montpelier resident and a resident of Fairlawn Haven in Archbold since 2000, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2009, in Archbold Hospital following a brief illness. Born Dec. 16, 1911, at Colton, Ohio to Rose E. Altman and Alfred Fuller, she was a 1930 graduate of Liberty Center High School, and had attended Bowling Green […]

2010 Bible Quiz Starts Sunday

The 2010 Bible Quiz season kicks off at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 3, at Central Mennonite Church, 21703 St. Rt. 2, Archbold. The local area Bible Quiz teams are from Central, Lockport, North Clinton, Tedrow, West Clinton, Sand Ridge, Poplar Ridge, Sonrise, and Zion Mennonite churches, a total of 18 teams. I and II Corinthians were chosen for this year’s […]