Roger F. Ziegler

Roger F. Ziegler, age 79 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Nov. 10, 2011, at the Toledo Hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1932, at Archbold, the son of Jay and Dorothy (Lovejoy) Ziegler, and married Lucille “Buzz” Miller on Oct. 27, 1956. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, he worked for Miller Bros. Construction in Archbold […]


Official Election Count Date Set

The official count of bal- lots cast during the Tuesday, Nov. 8 General Election will begin at 9 am, Wednesday, Nov. 23, according to Kandice Lemley, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections. Currently, Lemley said she and Melanie Gilders, deputy director, are sorting through provisional ballots cast during the election. Provisional ballots are filed by registered voters who […]

F&M Bank Gets $4 Million From Fricke Receiver

Gerald Kowalski, receiver for Archbold Elevator and its related businesses, has repaid $4 million to the Farmers & Merchants State Bank. In a status report filed with the Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, Nov. 14, Kowalski, a Toledo attorney acting as receiver, stated, “with court approval of the receiver’s motion to approve initial distribution, the receiver distributed $4 million […]

Socorro Montoya Jimenez Rocha

Socorro Montoya Jimenez Rocha, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Beeville, Texas. Formerly of Archbold, she is survived by her husband, Primitivo (Max) Rocha, Beeville, Texas; seven children, John (Pat) Jimenez, Clark Lake, Mich., Mary (Les) Cooan, Lyons, Maggie (Eric Duepen) Short, Archbold, Rebecca (Nelson, Jr.) Rychener, Moultrie, Ga., Manuel (Mary) Jimenez, Jackson, Mich., Diana (Walter) Smallman, Wauseon, Angie […]

Wyse Named NWOAL Soccer Player Of Year

Kidder Is Coach Of Year

Carley Wyse, an Archbold senior, has been named the 2011 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls soccer Player of the Year. James Kidder, who just finished his sixth season as the Blue Streak coach, was named the Coach of the Year in the league. Blue Streaks who joined Wyse on the first team were Mindy Rupp, a senior; Lauren Kindinger, a […]

Career Center To Put Levy On March Ballot

Cindra Keeler, president of the board of the Four County Career Center, said the board held a special meeting Thursday Nov. 10, and approved placing a two-tenths (.2) of a mill permanent improvement continuing levy before voters a second time. Voters will face the millage question during the Tuesday, March 6, Primary Election. Ohio is scheduled to hold a second […]

EMS Contracts To Be Discussed Mon.

The next major action in the ongoing debate over the Fulton County Emergency Medical Service contracts will come on Monday, Nov. 21. That’s when a resolution to extend the current EMS contract put forward by Paul Barnaby and Perry Rupp, county commissioners, will come off the table and will again be up for debate. The pair put the resolution forward […]


Betty F. Smith, 88, Archbold, died Nov. 8, 2011. Survivors include four children.

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