The family of Thelma Kleck thanks everyone who gave food, sent cards, or offered prayers during this difficult time of our Mother/ Grandmother passing away. We appreciate the many acts of kindness shown to us. Thelma would have been 101 years old on January 5, so she lived a wonderful and long life. A special thank you to Dr. Randy […]

Closed S&S Express Didn’t Sell Tobacco

The Partnership for a Drug-Free Fulton County announced in a Dec. 30, 2009, press release that S&S Express, Archbold, had not sold tobacco products to a minor. S&S Express has been out of business since Oct. 30, 2008. The doors have been locked for about 14 months. Compliance Checks The original news release announced a series of alcohol and tobacco […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 3 12:06 am: Citation to Nathaniel D. Gericke, 34, Archbold, disobeying a stop sign, Ditto St. at W. Holland St. Jan. 4 8:34 pm: A car driven by Hanna M. Rosales, 20, Archbold, was backing at the Circle K and collided with a car parked at the gas pumps owned by Braydon J. Meck, rural Archbold. Jan. 5 8:14 […]

New Mexican Restaurant Delayed

Casa Vieja, a family-style Mexican restaurant, is still coming to Archbold, but the opening has been delayed. Ramon Macias, owner of the Casa Vieja in Defiance, said construction is behind schedule. Macias said the restaurant should open in a strip center in the 1200 block of South Defiance Street, in the first or second week of March. Macias was granted […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court GMAC Mortgage, Horsham, Pa., plaintiff vs David Miller, St Charles, Mo., defendant. Foreclosure. Federal Home Loan Mortgage, McLean, Va., plaintiff vs Deanna Smallman, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. Marriage Licenses Dana Woods, 36, Swanton, sheet metal worker, and Shannon Houser, 35, Swanton, nursing assistant. Andrew Hatzer, 29, Wauseon, laborer, and Valerie William, 30, Wauseon, cashier. James Lopinski, 44, Lambertville, […]

Franklin Township Trustees Elect Officers

Keith Buehrer is president of the Franklin Township Trustees for 2010. John Winzeler, Franklin Township fiscal officer, said the trustees met Friday, Jan. 1, and elected officers. Jon Rupp was elected vice president, and Mark Ballmer was named representative to the Fulton County Planning Commission. The trustees meet the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the township […]

Crime Stopper

The theft of a pair of snowmobiles from a rural Archbold address is the subject of the Fulton County Crime Stopper program January Crime of the Month. Two snowmobiles, valued at $9,000, plus a trailer worth $2,400 were stolen from property in the 25000 block of US20A, rural Archbold. The trailer and the snow machines were parked on the south […]

Commissioners Approve Deficit Budget For 2010

The Fulton County Commissioners approved a general fund budget for 2009 with about $147,000 in red ink. But Vond Hall, county administrator, thinks the deficit will be made up by increased revenue from the county’s newly-increased sales tax. The commissioners voted Sept. 17, 2009, to increase the sales tax by one half of one percent (.5%). The move raised Fulton […]

AHS Girls Beat Bryan, Are 4-0 In NWOAL

Leading 18-13 after one quarter, the Archbold girls basketball team outscored Bryan 19-10 in the second for a 37-23 halftime lead on its way to a 58-47 victory, Friday, Jan. 8 in The Thunderdome. The Streaks upped their record to 10-1, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. Bryan dropped to 5- 4, 1-2 NWOAL. “This was a nice league […]

Archbold Man Sentenced

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Enrique Galvan, 49, Archbold, appeared in court Monday, Jan. 4, and entered a guilty plea to a charge of domestic violence. The charge resulted from a Sept. 23 incident, when Galvan had an altercation with a family member. James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, sentenced Galvan to seven days at the […]