2009-12-30

Thelma A. Kleck



Thelma A. Kleck, age 100, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she was a self-employed business owner, operating the former Kleck’s Home Bakery in Archbold, for many years. Thelma was born in Henry Co., Ohio on Jan. 5, 1909, the daughter of the late Henry and the late Minnie […]

Archbold Police Log



Dec. 21 7:37 pm: Subject spinning vehicle (“doing donuts”) in parking lot, Nobel Automotive. Advised subject that the lot is private property, sent motorist on his way. 9:50 pm: A pickup truck driven by Bradley K. Carpenter, 30, rural Bryan, was traveling north on S. Defi- ance St., and hit a deer. The crash occurred two-tenths of a mile north […]

Donald E. Buehrer



Donald E. Buehrer, age 85, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 23, 2009, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to his retirement he had worked as a farmer and as a cabinet maker. After retirement he had mowed lawn and worked at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold for 10 years. Donald was born in Archbold on April 16, 1924, the […]

Men Indicted For Pettisville Break-In



Jerod R. Yedica, 19, Archbold, the driver of a car that crashed the same day as a break-in at Sunday’s Market in Pettisville, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury. Yedica was the driver of a car that crashed at 7:28 pm, Thursday, Nov. 19, on Co. Rd. 22, at the curves north of Co. Rd. L. There […]

Port Authority Looking To Buy M&W Railroad



The Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio is trying to buy a railroad. Fulton County is a member of the authority, along with Defiance, Henry, and Paulding counties. Jerry Arkebauer, executive director, said the authority filed a federal grant application for $95.8 million in September to purchase and repair the Maumee & Western railroad. The Maumee and Western owns 51 […]

Foster Dog Bites Local Man



Jason Rose, Southfield, Mich., was bitten by a foster dog in an incident that occurred at the home of his parents, Bill and Cynthia Rose, 321 Stryker Street, about 11 pm, Thursday, Dec. 24. The Archbold police report states officers spoke with Jason Rose at the Archbold Hospital emergency room, where he explained the dog he was fostering and his […]

Aerial Truck Sold To Morenci Fire Department



The old Archbold Fire Department aerial ladder truck, once the pride of the AFD fleet, has found a new home in the Morenci, Mich., firehouse. The 1975-model Sutphen truck was replaced by a new truck with a rebuilt ladder from the same manufacturer. The new truck, which cost more than $650,000, was delivered in May. Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, president of […]

Streaks Beat BG, Improve To 7-1



The Archbold girls basketball team jumped out to a 28-14 halftime lead on its way to a 53-38 non-league victory over Bowling Green, Monday, Dec. 21, in The Thunderdome. “This was a nice team win,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “We had four score nine points, which gave us good balance. We did a nice job in the second […]

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 the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Grace E. Amstutz, Wauseon, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, $80. Kerri J. Fairbanks, Pioneer, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, S. Defiance St., […]

4-H News



The Fulton County 4-H program held its annual advisor recognition banquet, Thursday, Nov. 12. 5-year advisors: Tricia Fahrer, Delta Boosters; A.J. Genter, Pettisville Ever- Ready; Dennis and Denise Heban, Swanton Handy Helpers; Tara Henricks, Country Achievers; Charles Hoffmann, Just Raisin’ Hares; Brian Keefer, Franklin Blue Ribbons; Brooke Longnecker, Tail Waggers; Beverly Noe, Happy Hustlers/Fulton Variety; Amy L. Pennington, Fulton County […]


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