United Way Campaign Start Encouraging

Gina Saff, executive director of the United Way of Fulton County, said the 2010 fund drive campaign is starting on an encouraging note. Donations are “starting pretty well,” she said. So far, “We’ve seen several increases in donations. We’re surprised by that,” she said. That’s good news, because in the past few years, revenue from the fund drive has fallen. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: communion Sunday. Message, “Treasures, Eyes, & Masters,” Steve Heatwole. Music led by Randy and Becky Kauffman and praise band: Kathy King, Pete King, Buffy Riley, Mike Stuckey, Al Stuckey, Steve Waidelich, Mike Mickelson, Joe Graber, Sherman Hathaway. Wednesday: worship planning committee, stewardship commission, MYF. Central Mennonite Sunday: Ed and Karen Stamm, greeters; Amanda Short, worship leader; quartet, […]


Therma-Tru to consolidate Archbold and Angola, Ind. facilities into one location in Howe, Ind.

    Therma-Tru Corporation, announced Wednesday, Oct. 6, that the Company will consolidate its Archbold and Angola, Ind., distribution facilities into one facility in Howe, Ind.        The consolidation follows last year’s announcement to integrate the Fypon and Therma-Tru businesses, and represents the next step to further integrating the two operations for greater cost efficiencies in light of a persistently-challenging […]

Federal Cash Could Flow To Schools In December

Money from the federal Race To The Top grant program could begin flowing to Ohio schools as early as December, said Julie Daubenmire, assistant press secretary for the Ohio Department of Education. Ohio was one of several states that qualified for the federal dollars in the second round of funding. Ohio got $400 million from the federal government. Money was […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 23: Jamie Bork, Lyons, boy. Sept. 24: Chelsi Brown, Edon, girl; Amy Guyer, Liberty Center, girl. Sept. 27: Ashley & Dustin Demaline, Wauseon, boy. Twin sons, Brenden Lucas and Tyson John, were born Aug. 25, 2010, at The Toledo Hospital to Lucas and Brittan Bosco, Archbold. Brenden weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21 […]



  Ida Jaber, 47, Fayette, was listed in good condition at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Tuesday Oct. 5, after she was injured in a Friday, Oct 1, auto crash at the western intersection of US20A and St. Rt. 66 about 11:50 pm.     The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states Jabar was driving a minivan south on St. […]

Martha (Haas) Wagner

Martha (Haas) Wagner, age 90, of Wauseon, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. After her health started to fail in 2009, she moved to Fairlawn Haven, never giving up hope of returning home. Martha began doing factory work in Bryan at an early age while parents and younger siblings farmed west of […]


Paid Announcement We would like to say a special thank you for all the prayers, visits, and cards this past summer. Each was greatly appreciated. We are so thankful for such a caring community. Barb and Waldo Aeschliman 6



Steve Schlosser, acting Stryker police chief, said Thursday, Oct. 7, that Raymount J. Moore, 20, Stryker, was apprehended after a more than five-hour foot pursuit and search of the Stryker area the preceding afternoon. Moore was charged with resisting arrest and child endangerment. He was also wanted on an outstanding felony warrant from Lucas County. Schlosser said in the past, […]


Arlene M. Stites, 98, Wauseon, died Oct. 2, 2010. Survivors include two sons.

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