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Pickup, Semi Collide North Of Village

Lucas Reinhardt, 24, rural Alvordton, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after his mini-pickup truck collided with a semi about 11:16 pm, Thursday, Dec. 9. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Marianne Weis, 34, of rural Webb, Mo., was driving the semi, owned by Enadey Trucking, Salt Lake City, Utah, west on St. Rt. 2. […]

Earns Degree

Jeremy N. Rupp, Archbold, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in automotive engineering technology from Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn., on Saturday, Dec. 11.

Pettisville School Board Mulls Kindergarten Plans

The Pettisville School Board discussed the possibility of offering all-day, every day kindergarten starting with the 2011-12 school year at its Monday, Dec. 13 meeting. The Ohio Department of Education requires that school districts offer all-day kindergarten. Pettisville schools have received an exemption due, in part, to lack of space. With the anticipated completion of the new school building, the […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Charlene Blankenship, Swanton, and Dwayne Blankenship, Metamora, petitioners. Dissolution. Robert Robertson, Liberty Center, plaintiff vs Danielle Baumgartner, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic petition. Christopher Shoemaker, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Jesse Shoemaker, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Christopher Rhoads, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Amy Rhoads, Defiance, defendant. Divorce. Mary Heier, Swanton, plaintiff vs Michael Heier, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence. Cynthia Silcox, Napoleon, plaintiff vs […]


Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. HOPE Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center […]

Pettisville School Board Seeks Wind Turbine Bids

The Pettisville school board authorized the district to seek competitive bids for a wind turbine at its Monday, Dec. 13 meeting. The turbine will provide electricity for the district, which will offset its Toledo Edison electricity bill. The turbine is expected to save the district between $98,000 and $134,000 every year depending on the cost of electricity and the speed […]

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Archbold High […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 3: Brittany Sterling, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 7: Jessica & Jonathon Wachtman, Wauseon, girl; Sarah & Derek Heising, Wauseon, girl. A daughter, Brynn Autumn, was born Nov. 23, 2010, at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind., to Tim and Sondra (Stahl) Bontrager, Elkhart, Ind. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. Grandparents […]

County Budget Close; Concern Over State’s Big Budget Deficit

Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said county commissioners are close to finishing the 2011 Fulton County budget. The big concern is not the county, but the State of Ohio. Hall said the state’s $8-billion deficit for the 2011-12 biannual budget has ballooned to $11 billion. At the county level, none of the departments or agencies funded through the county have […]

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