2011-01-19

Vandalism To Storage Shed



Janet Scott, 304 Brussel St., told Archbold police a window in a storage shed on her property was broken. The damage was believed to have occurred sometime between Friday, Jan. 7, and noon on Sunday, Jan. 9. The investigation is pending.

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Lisa Miller, Metamora, plaintiff vs Bradley Miller, Metamora, defendant. Domestic violence. Amber Baldridge, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Dwayne Baldridge, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic violence. Jodi Nagy, Fayette, plaintiff vs Brian Nagy, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. State, ex. rel., Heather Croxdale, Grand Junction, Colo., vs Stephen Sarnac, IV, Wauseon, obligor. UIFSA. Angela Wilke, Archbold, plaintiff vs Henry Wilke, IV, defendant. Legal […]

Library Ends Year With $104,000 Carryover



The Archbold Community Library ended 2010 with $104,002.02, Jennifer Harkey, library fiscal officer, told members of the library board at its meeting, Thursday, Jan. 13. Harkey said that’s more money than the library had on hand at the end of 2009. Overall revenue during 2010 was about $50,000 higher than in 2009, due in part to the property tax levy […]

Norman Merillat



Norman Merillat, age 87, of Waldron, Mich., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. He was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Fayette, to Samuel and Libbie (Ruger) Merillat. He married Rosetta (Hills) on Sept. 15, 1944, in Prattville, Mich., and she survives. Norman was a lifelong farmer and Waldron-area resident. He retired from […]

Three Sentenced



Three men were recently given prison sentences in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: Joshua Gallup, 24, Sand Creek, Mich.; convicted of grand theft; between July 1 and Aug. 16, 2010, stole a firearm; sentenced to three years in prison. Troy Antosewski, 40, Wauseon; previously pled guilty to aggravated possession of drugs; on Aug. 27, 2010, was in possession of methamphetamine; […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; offertory ensemble. Message, “Staying In Step With The Spirit: Guided by the Spirit,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude, offertory, I Will Follow by worship team band; message same as first service. Wednesday: Jr. High Alive, high school small groups, Alive for Guys and Gals, Journey 4 All Bible study, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre-K […]

Emagene “Jean” Frey



Emagene “Jean” Frey, age 82 years, of Pettisville, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 13, 2011, in her home. She was born Nov. 12, 1928, near Stryker, the daughter of Raymond and Alta (Amstutz) Short, and married James J. Frey on March 28, 1948. A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Pettisville area, she was a homemaker, and volunteered for Service Opportunities for […]

Archbold Fire Log



Jan. 1 10:08 pm: St. Rt. 108 at Co. Rd. J, house fire, mutual aid for Wauseon Fire Department. Jan. 7 5:25 pm: Frozen Specialties, Inc., oven explosion.

Few Errors At Second Quiz Meet



Quizzers are often surprised to see who wins the mystery category at local quiz meets. For the second Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. 16, at Central Mennonite Church, the prize bags went to the teams averaging the fewest errors. Five teams had no more than one error in 18 questions per match: Central’s “Nobles and Officials,” Lockport’s “Fierce,” Eastland Baptist’s […]

Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer



Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer, age 79, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, with her loving husband at her side. She had resided at Fulton Manor since April of 2006. She had battled Parkinson’s since the 1990s. Mrs. Strayer was a homemaker, parent, and a cosmetologist with her own shop, The Chic House, for […]


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