Fulton County Budget In The Red For 2011

The current draft of Fulton County’s budget for Fiscal Year 2011 has expenditures exceeding revenues by about $303,000, according to figures from Vond Hall, county administrator. The draft budget estimates revenues for 2011 at $10,780,689. Expenses for the year are estimated at $11,083,528.89, a difference of $302,839.89. The deficit can be made up by the county’s carryover budget, Hall said. […]

No Respect From FEMA

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Northwest Ohio was ravaged (last) month by severe storms that spawned deadly tornadoes. Now, Fulton, Wood, and Ottawa counties have been abandoned by the federal government. People in our region have been supportive over the years as successive U.S. governments sent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars overseas to aid people affected by natural disasters in far-off places such as […]

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of July 12-16 MONDAY – chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, steamed carrots, assorted muffins. TUESDAY – lasagna, key west vegetables, baked apples, fresh baked bread. WEDNESDAY – sloppy joes, potato shapes, cream style corn, mixed melon. THURSDAY – cheeseburgers, ranch style beans, potato chips, fruit crisp. FRIDAY – baked fish filet, macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, peach shortcake. —— […]

Dowdy Pleased With First 2010 Farmers Market

After the first Farmers Market of 2010, Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said chamber offi cials are pleased with the results. “The vegetables are a little behind this year, given all the rain and strange weather we’ve had,” she said. “Many of the producers didn’t have as much to bring.” But even so, there was […]

Couple To Wed On August 14

Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, Beachwood, to Kirk DeCapite, son of Kirk and Jackie DeCapite, Chesterland. The bride-elect is a Wauseon High School graduate. She earned a doctorate in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. She is a pharmacy manager for Rite Aid, Cleveland. Her fiancé is a West Geauga High School graduate. He […]


Blood Drives Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, July 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fayette Church of the Nazarene, 511 S. Fayette St., Fayette; Wednesday, July 14, 1-7 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, K-980 Co. Rd. 17D, Napoleon. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, July 8, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. […]

Wagner Deploys To Afghanistan

Collin Wagner, PHS ‘06, left for Afghanistan, Thursday, June 24. His group left Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday, June 24, and flew to Bangor, Maine. From Maine they flew to Romania, then to Manas Air Force Base in Kyrgyzstan, where they camped in tents “next to some breathtaking mountains,” said Wagner. They completed their journey at Bagram Air Force Base […]

Wyse, Mihailovich To Wed In Aurora

Patrick and Carleen Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Lance, Stow, to Maria Mihailovich, Cleveland, daughter of Carl Mihailovich, Cleveland, and Amy Mielcarek, Cleveland. The bride-elect graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in health care administration. She is a financial counselor at Robinson Memorial Hospital, near Cleveland. Her fiancé graduated […]

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Edon 7-6, Monday, June 28. Winning pitcher: Aaron Wyse, one inning, zero runs, one hit, one walk. Leading hitters: Jay Miller, three singles, walk-off run-batted-in single in bottom of seventh; Tanner Wyse, two singles; Ben Miller, Dylan Wyse, two singles each; Aaron Bontrager, double. Patrick Henry (13-2) defeated Archbold 11-8, Tuesday, June 29. Losing pitcher: Tyson Dietrich, four […]

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