Carter Lee Hengsteler, Archbold, was stillborn Sept. 6, 2010. Survivors include his parents, Michael S. Hengsteler and Laura M. Centers Apt, five sisters, and four brothers.

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve two recent crimes. Two rolls of aluminum gutter stock, valued at $1,500, were stolen from the front porch of a home in rural Wauseon. The aluminum was reported missing Saturday, Aug. 7. A blue four-wheel all-terrain vehicle and a mini-motorcycle were stolen from a barn in the rural Metamora area. The theft […]


Dear friends, thank you for your caring concerns and prayers during Richard’s illness and at his death. Thank you to all who visited, sent cards, provided food, and offered memorial gifts in Richard’s memory. The family wishes to extend thanks and gratitude to the entire staff at Fairlawn Haven for the wonderful care he received. Your kindness, love, and especially […]

2010-09-15 E-Edition

Fulton County Fair Becomes A Vibrant City

People come from everywhere to attend the Fulton County Fair. For seven days, the county fairground becomes the largest city in the county. The fairgrounds has the facilities of a city. It has housing, in the form of hundreds of camping vehicles parked both inside the fence and out. It has a downtown, in the form of the midway. It […]

911 System Has Glitch During Fire

There was a “glitch” in the Fulton County 911 system during a Sunday, Sept. 5 house fire, Rich Kilgour, Fulton County Sheriff Department 911 coordinator, said last week. Kilgour said when the fire was first phoned in to the 911 system, the computer and telephone network had trouble connecting. “There were three clicks, and then the line went silent,” Kilgour […]


Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson’s support group, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance. Speaker: Jennifer Witte. Divorce DivorceCare, a help seminar and support group, and DC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 in families of divorce, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Crossroads Evangelical Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Mental Health Mental health support group, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 Although attendance numbers were down the first two days of the Fulton County Fair, Thursday was above 1999, pushing the total to 235,523. The hot humid weather Friday and Saturday reduced attendance. The all time one-day record is 55,329, set on Labor Day in 1994. Ryan Hoverman, AHS ‘99, plays trumpet in the […]

Two Cited After Sept. 8 Fight

Two Archbold men were issued summonses to appear in Western District Court on charges of disorderly conduct after a fight at East Gardens, Wednesday, Sept. 8. The police report states an Archbold police officer was dispatched to the apartment complex about 7:38 pm, on a report of a fight in progress. The officer arrived, conducted an investigation, and issued summonses […]

AHS Girls Soccer Stays Undefeated

Drewes Scores 100th Career Goal

With the rain coming down, the Archbold girls soccer team upped its record to 5-0 with a 9-0 victory over Toledo Christian, Saturday, Sept. 11. The Streaks have outscored their opponents 36-0 thus far this season. Both teams had challenges controlling the ball and staying on their feet on the very wet field. Alicia Drewes broke free to send the […]

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