2011-10-05

Vendors Happy With 2011 Farmers Markets



Vendors who offered produce during the 2011 Archbold Farmers Markets were happy with their results, said Amy Krueger, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce assistant administrator. “The vendors are very pleased. They have some regulars, and they have seen a lot of new people consistently coming,” she said. Plus, she said, “We’ve had a lot of visitors, visiting Archbold, who visited […]

Men Sentenced



Two men were recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: Eugene Large, Jr., 41, Norwalk; pled guilty to two counts theft; on July 6 and 7, stole tools and building supplies from Archbold-area building supply centers; sentenced Tuesday, Sept. 27, to 22 months in prison, to be served concurrently with sentence from Henry County; ordered to pay restitution of […]

PHS Boys Third, Girls Ninth At Edgerton



Liberty Center swept the boys and girls races at the 15-team Edgerton Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 1. The Tigers won the boys race with 55 points. Lincolnview took second with 103, and Pettisville was third with 104. LC won the girls race with 25 points. Tinora was second with 80, and Fayette took third with 101. Pettisville finished ninth […]

Medicare Check-Up Day Set For Oct. 25 In Wauseon



Medicare Check-Up Day is Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. Changes in Medicare and how the Oct. 15-Dec. 7 Medicare annual coordinated election period works will be discussed. Participants can get help enrolling for 2012 coverage in a Medicare prescription drug plan (Part D) and/or a Medicare health plan. Attendees should bring their […]

Bicycles On Parade



Vehicle Hits Deer



Brittnee J. Hatfield, 22, rural Fayette, was driving a vehicle that collided with a deer on US20A about twotenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 17 at about 7:44 pm, Sunday, Sept. 18. No injuries.

JR. HIGH SPORTS DIGEST



Archbold 8th Grade Volleyball “The girls started off their season very strong with an impressive win over Tinora,” said Dina Gladieux. “Then something happened and we have been rebuilding since that point. “I have been extremely impressed with the improvement of the entire team over the past two weeks. The girls are finally becoming consistent with their serving– which is […]

Golf Chipping Tournament Winners



“Alice In Wonderland” Is Fast-Paced Fun



So, you want to introduce your young one to the joy of a night at the theatre, but worry about taking them to something too “adult.” The answer is Archbold Community Theatre’s musical, “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” For a generation raised on video, “Alice” will be familiar. There’s lots of singing, lots of dancing, lots of color, lots of action. […]

Unemployment Rate Hits 8.6%, Lowest Since 2008



The Fulton County unemployment rate was 8.6 percent in August, the lowest rate in almost three years. The last time unemployment was 8.6%, as estimated by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services was October 2008. Carol Frasure, an ODJFS section chief, said the major part of the reduction in Fulton County unemployment was the result of a reduction […]