Pettisville Rallies Around Family Touched By Fatal Automobile Crash

After a Pettisville woman and her daughter died as the result of a Saturday, Dec. 11 car crash, the small community is stepping forward to assist the family. Jennifer Yoder, 46, and her daughter, Abigail, 10, died after the Saturday afternoon crash at the intersection of Fulton-Lucas County Line Road and US20. Douglas Yoder, Jennifer’s husband and Abigail’s father, was […]

Smith Named Community Member Of The Year

Max Smith, Jr., Archbold, has been named Community Member of the Year by Healthy Choices Caring Communities, the former Partnership for a Drug-Free Fulton County. Smith, the owner of WMTR, an Archbold-based FM radio station, made station studios available to students to produce radio announcements against underage drinking. He also provided complimentary airtime to match time purchased by the HCCC. […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve the theft of tools valued at more than $10,000 from a rural Metamora residence. Tools were taken from a business trailer and a garage included leaf blowers, chainsaws, a generator, snow blower, power washer, grass edger grass trimmers, pneumatic nail gun, wrenches, and sockets. Informants call 1-800-2551122; calls are confidential and anonymous. […]

2010-12-15 E-Edition

Pop Can Tractor Built By Boy For Grandfather’s Christmas

Right now, Archbold Buckeye subscriber Bob Eis of Holgate is probably a very surprised man. The photo that goes along with this article is of his 13-year-old grandson, Isaac Petersen, with a model Allis Chalmers tractor made mostly of 12- ounce pop cans. A total of 332 pop cans. Why is Eis so surprised? Issac’s creation is Eis’ Christmas present, […]

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 5 2:35 pm: Credit card theft, 140 Garden Dr. Dec. 6 No reports. Dec. 7 10:31 am: Trash out more than 36 hours prior to pickup, 400 block W. Lugbill Rd., property owner notified. 3 pm: Theft report, East Gardens. 7:51 pm: Vandalism report, 217 Meadow Road. Dec. 8 10:50 am: Misuse of credit cards. 4:50 pm: A pickup […]

Plows Battle Wind, Cold

Area snowplow drivers have battled high winds and cold temperatures, but have been able to keep area roads open, according to reports Tuesday. Dan Leininger, German Township road superintendent, said in bitter cold temperatures, road salt won’t melt ice. Wind blows more snow over the salt, and what had melted then refreezes, creating more ice. “If the wind will lay […]

Youngsters Tackle Snow

Police Look Into Credit Card Cases

Archbold police are investigating two cases involving credit cards. Regina M. Szczepanski, Archbold, told police on Sunday, Dec. 5, a credit card had been stolen. Police are releasing no further details of the case due to the pending investigation. David Leonard, Foxboro, Mass., contacted Archbold police, Wednesday, Dec. 8, and informed officers that a credit card that belongs to him […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude, offertory, JoAnne Rupp. Worship expression, Breath of Heaven, ladies group. Message, “Mary’s Eyes,” Jesse Kahler. Drama, Mary, written by Deb Neuenschwander, dramatized by Emily Rupp. Second service: praiselude, offertory; Emmanuel, Cameron Bible. Worship expression, message and drama same as first service. Wednesday: choir practice, Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, […]