The Fulton County memorial to the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has a preliminary design to go along with increasing fund-raising support. “Right now we’re still in the preliminary design phase, because we have yet to choose a site in cooperation with the Fulton County Fair board out at the fairgrounds,” said Kevin Nelson, a member […]
John Kasich, Ohio governor, has been criticized for many of the decisions he has made and laws he and the Republicans in the state legislature have passed. Last week, Kasich stepped on the toes of his GOP buddies, most notably Lynn Wachtmann, state representative (R-Napoleon), when he vetoed House Bill 231, which would have set unreasonably high limits on water […]
July 8 3:05 pm: Theft, Lugbill Supply, report not available. 5:47 pm: A car, owned by Floyd K. Johnson, rural Helena, was parked in the 100 block of DeGroff Ave. A sport-utility, driven by Tina L. Salinas, 42, Archbold, backed from a private drive and hit the parked auto. Salinas was cited for improper backing. July 9 4:54 pm: Theft, […]
Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 18, 2001 After George Emmons, a mail carrier, ran into a burning garage to pull Merlin Baumgartner from her wrecked car, Tuesday, July 10, he said he “just did what anyone else would do.” Council discussed, but made no decision on, increasing the fines for overtime parking in the historic business district during its Monday, […]
Update: Warren Robison has been upgraded to fair condition as of Monday morning, July 25.–Updated 7.25, 9:40 am Warren Robison, 11, Archbold, was listed in critical condition at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, on Monday after he was involved in a single-car accident about 2:09 pm, Thursday, July 14. Emily Robison, 16, same address, was the driver of […]
The Ohio Supreme Court made a good ruling on Tuesday, July 5, when it decided that repeat drunken-driving offenders should have any past DUI convictions, even as juveniles, counted toward a more-serious charge. Someone who is convicted five or more times of drunken driving within 20 years can be charged with a fourth-degree felony instead of a misdemeanor. Part of […]
Kristal E. Steadman, 26, Wauseon, hit a deer about 10:11 pm, Friday, July 8, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report said. Steadman was driving a car south on Co. Rd. 20 when the vehicle struck a deer about two-tenths of a mile south of Co. Rd. H. No injury.