Annual Election For Fair Board Directors

The annual election for Fulton County Fair Board directors is Saturday, Nov. 12, 2-6 p.m., in the Junior Fair building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, St. Rt. 108 north of Wauseon. Directors whose terms expire this year are Ronald Holdeman, Swan Creek Township; Sam Merillat, Franklin Township; David Murry, Clinton Township; Richard Mull, York Township; and Don Williams, member-at-large. Any […]

Western District Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Reginal C. Frey, Wauseon, seat belt, Co. Rd. 14, $30, $51. Richard E. Frey, rural Wauseon, speeding, 50-35, Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $47, $88. Matthew J. Krauss, rural Wauseon, expired plates, St. Rt. […]

Woman Sentenced

A community control sentence was handed down, Thursday, Sept. 1, against a woman in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: Kelli Reyes, 41, rural Wauseon; previously pled guilty to theft from an elderly person or disabled adult; on April 28, stole money from a disabled adult; sentenced to three years community control, spend 32 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Dan Borton, song leader; Brenda Canada, offertory, piano instrumental. Message, “Who Was, Is, and Will Be Here,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by Jen King and worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 7 pm. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Kelby Beck and Young Adult praise band, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 New attendance records were set each of the first three days of the Fulton County Fair. Moderate temperatures and sunny skies brought 126,051 persons to the fair, more than 16,000 above last year’s total. It’s back to school for new Goll Woods nature preserve manager Jamie Murphy. Ruth Dinius was crowned queen of […]


Jenni Beck, AHS ‘10, made 12 saves as goalkeeper, but Eastern Mennonite University lost a 1-0 women’s soccer decision to Frostburg State University, Friday, Sept. 2. Beck made 10 saves in the second half alone in her first EMU game as a starter. The Lady Royals were outshot 22-6, including 14-4 in shots on goal. Beck is the daughter of […]

Schmuckers Named Golden Wedding Party Royalty

Maurice and Ruth Schmucker, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 53rd annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. The couple married on Jan. 3, 1943, which was Ruth’s 17th birthday. She was from Archbold, and Maurice was from Stryker. Maurice serviced airplanes when he served in the Army Air Corps. He was stationed in […]

The Day The World Changed

“The world has been transformed.The transformation isn’t in themalevolence of these madmen. It isn’tfound in the scarred skyline of ourgreat city. It isn’t in the broken wallsof our proud Pentagon. It’s not in thecharred crater of courage in thegentle fields of Pennsylvania. “The true transformation is how allthese people– our countrymen andthe world– came together. That’s whatwe must take away […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. School Board Pettisville School Board, Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, […]

Clergy’s Corner

Live broadcast of “Wake Up Call for God’s People,” Sunday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., at Archbold Evangelical Church, 705 Lafayette St., Archbold. Free and open to the public.

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