Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Arlo and Karen Short are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Arlo Short and Karen Stuckey were married on June 18, 1960, at Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, by Rev. Earl Stuckey, the father of the bride. They have four children: Tobi (Bill) Culp, Columbia City, Ind.; Todd (Joy) Short, Archbold; Treasure (Dennis) Stinson, Longwood, Fla.; and Toni (Bill) Benysh, Wabash, Ind. […]

Rossman Is August Resident Of The Month

Paulene Rossman is the August Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Born on March 29, 1922, to Charley and Malinda (Rufenacht) Nafziger, she had one sister, Lillian Sauder, and four brothers, Earl, Ora, Vern and Loren. Paulene grew up on a farm between Archbold and Pettisville. Her family attended Central Mennonite Church, where she sang with […]

Couple Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Marlin and Marcine Klopfenstein, rural Wauseon, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on July 31. Marlin Klopfenstein and Marcine Nafziger were married July 31, 1965, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Rev. Charles Gautsche. They are the parents of four children: Pam (Mike) Sauder, rural Archbold; Deb (Rick) Graber, Pettisville; Doug (Lisa), Loogootee, Ind.; and Tim (Steph), rural Archbold. They have […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Aug. 4, birthdays celebrated, blood pressure check; Aug. 9, Harmony Friends; Aug. 16, How Does Your Garden Grow? Aug. 18, summertime with Meredith. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Aug. 5&19, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Brunch with Survivors group, Wednesday, Aug. […]

Short, Ansel Plan Sept. 11 Wedding

Lee and Linda Short, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly, Phoenix, Ariz., to Tom Ansel, Phoenix, Ariz., son of Mike and Becky, Boise, Idaho. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned an associate degree in business from the University of Toledo and a cosmetology degree from Carsten Institute, Tempe, Ariz. She is self-employed as a […]


Fulton Co. Health Center July 19: Whitney Kretz, Liberty Center, girl; Amber Armstrong, Napoleon, girl. July 20: Adrienne Emmons, Archbold, boy. July 21: Amber Hartzell, West Unity, girl. July 22: Cory & Jessica Brown, Holgate, girl. July 24: Justin Moreland, West Unity, boy; Nicole Shank, Napoleon, boy. A son, Kyle Joseph, was born July 23, 2010, at Barberton Hospital, Barberton, […]

Honor Students

Deena Cowell and Leah Gautsche, Archbold, and Mara Raker, Fayette, were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Mercy College of Northwest Ohio. Hali Good and Adrianne Lange, Archbold, were named to the honor’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.3 gpa and be enrolled for 12 or more credit […]

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of Aug. 9-13 MONDAY: smoked sausage, o’brien potatoes, sauerkraut, fruit salad. TUESDAY: pot roast beef, boiled potatoes, carrots, turnovers. WEDNESDAY: chicken & wild rice soup, beef stick & cheese, pea salad, cottage cheese with fruit. THURSDAY: turkey chili w/cheese, corn o’brien, chips & salsa, apricot cobbler. FRIDAY: baked fish, macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, pistachio dessert.

New Football Stadium Light Poles Ordered

Probably Not Ready For First Home Game, Deskins Says

Four new light poles were ordered last week for the Archbold High School football stadium, said David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent. The problem? The manufacturer said the district can expect delivery in four to six weeks. The first home football game is Friday, Aug. 27, just over three weeks away. Deskins said even if the poles are delivered […]