4-H News

The Countryside Clovers’ last meeting was Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Mark Ballmer’s house. Fair passes were turned in to Jackie Ballmer. Volunteers are still needed to watch the club booth in the Junior Fair building. Call the Extension office for details, and call J. Ballmer to sign up for a time in the milkshake stand. Animal area setup at the […]

Public Meetings

Village Council Archbold Village Council, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.

Fire Departments Don’t Get Radio Equipment Grants

A new plan to build a 700- 800 megahertz digital radio system in Fulton County hit a snag when only one of the county’s seven fire departments received a grant to buy equipment. Justin Thompson, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency director, said, “We’re working on getting some other funding, and we are talking to the county commissioner to see what […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Pat Nafziger, worship leader; Nancy Nofziger, chorister, special music; Hannah Wheeler, offertory. Message, “Earth Shaking,” Gloria Beck. Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader; Mona Sauder, worship leader; Sierra, Brodie, Chloe Nofziger, prelude, interlude, offertory; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Ned Gisel, Tony Sauder, Danielle Wyse, ushers; Bill and Kathy Beck, Don and […]

Archbold Trumps Aces 43-37 In OT

The high school football season got in full swing last week as teams squared off on the gridiron. Archbold made the long trek to Hicksville to face a very talented Aces squad, Friday, Aug. 26, in a nonleague contest. It looked as if the Streaks would be in for a long ride home as they fell behind 17-0 just minutes […]

Turbine Foundation

Ladies Bible Study To Begin

The non-denominational Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Sept 13, 9:30 a.m. The study is on Men of the Bible.

Blue Streak Girls Soccer Wins First Two Games

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Springfield and Rossford to start its season with a 2-0 record. The Streaks defeated the Blue Devils 5-1, Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Spengler Field. Cassidy Wyse scored at the 21:01 mark of the first half, followed by a Jesse Fidler goal at the 10:19 mark. Mindy Rupp finished the Streaks’ scoring in the first […]

Five Sentenced

Five persons were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Sentences ranged from prison terms to one year of community control: Angel Cranston, 23, rural Wauseon; previously pled guilty to theft, possession of heroin, failure to appear on a personal recognizance bond; sentenced Aug. 22 to two years community control, pay prosecution costs, $500 fine; must stay out of […]


Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Sept. 1&15, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Humane Society Fulton […]