All-Day Kindergarten At Pettisville?

Members of the Pettisville School Board will seek input from parents on whether to offer all-day kindergarten or continue with the traditional half-day schedule. Most of the discussion at the Monday, Jan. 10 board meeting concerned future plans for kindergarten. Pettisville is the last district in the area to offer half-day kindergarten. Jason Waldvogel, elementary principal, told the board that […]

Glen E. Rupp

Glen E. Rupp, age 93 years, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 7, 2011, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. He was born June 13, 1917, near Archbold, the son of John Y. and Margaret (Eberly) Rupp, and married Elma Caulkins on Feb. 25, 1943. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he farmed and picked up canned milk for […]

ODOT Going Green To Curb Snowplow Crashes Next Year

As a result of a spike in the number of Ohio Department of Transportation snowplows involved in crashes, Ohio’s 1,700 snowplows and other vehicles will go green. Starting next winter, ODOT snowplows and other snow-removal vehicles, such as front-end loaders, tractors, etc., will be equipped with green flashing lights rather than the traditional yellow. Scott Varner, ODOT deputy director, said […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory, Spirit of the Living God/ Spirit of God Descend Upon My Heart, men’s quartet. Message, “Staying In Step With The Spirit: Predictability of Unpredictability,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: Cameron Bible, Sara Kinsman and worship team band, praiselude, offertory, Came To My Rescue. Message, drama and closing song of commitment, same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. […]

Reynolds Faces Charges After Friday Pursuit

Trey Lee Reynolds, 18, faces multiple charges in three counties after leading law enforcement officers on a high- speed chase through two counties, Friday, Jan. 7. Reynolds, who has been listed as having Archbold, Fayette, and Defiance addresses, has already pleaded guilty to a variety of charges in Williams County. Charges against him are pending in Defiance County, and he […]

Honor Students

Jessica Short, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at Messiah College, Grantham, Pa. Students must earn a 3.6 gpa to qualify. —— Katie Miller, Ridgeville Corners, was named to the dean’s list for the autumn quarter at Ohio State University, Columbus. She earned a 4.0 gpa. —— The first Boston Marathon was held in […]

2011 Bible Quiz Season Starts

One hundred quizzers on 20 teams from 11 participating churches started the 2011 Bible Quiz season at West Clinton Mennonite Church, Sunday, Jan. 9. It is the second-largest number of teams since the 1970s to participate in NW Ohio Bible Quiz, which includes Fulton, Williams, and Defiance counties. New churches this year include Eastland Baptist, Bryan; First Baptist, Stryker; and […]

Flour Dust Explodes At Pizza Factory

Flour dust in a commercial oven exploded at Frozen Specialties Inc., which resulted in a call to the Archbold Fire Department about 5:25 pm, Friday, Jan. 7. Russ Wyse, Archbold assistant fire chief, said because firefighters didn’t know the severity of the fire, AFD sent all of its trucks, with the exception of the grass fire truck and the tanker. […]

Franklin Township Trustees Reelect Buehrer President

Keith Buehrer was reelected president of the Franklin Township Board of Trustees at its 2011 organizational meeting, Saturday, Jan. 1. John Rupp was reelected vice president. Mark Ballmer was reappointed to the Fulton County Planning Commission. The board meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Franklin Township Building in Zone.


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 31: Constanica Ramirez, Wauseon, girl. Jan. 2: Carrie & William J.C. Sigg, Wauseon, boy. Jan. 3: Sarah & Gregory Matheny, Napoleon, girl. Jan. 4: Kara & Mike Rosene, Delta, girl; Emily & Joshua Yoh-Rodriguez, Fayette, girl. Jan. 6: Wendy & Michael Anderson, Fayette, boy. A daughter, Kenzie Marie, was born Dec. 26, 2010, at Fulton […]

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