2012-02-01

Reporter Escorted From Meeting About Turnpike Privatization



A reporter for the Bryan Times was escorted out of a meeting between Jerry Wray, Ohio Department of Transportation director, and officials from Fulton, Henry, and Williams counties, Monday, Jan. 30. The Times reported the incident in its Tuesday, Jan. 31 issue. There was no quorum of offi cials from any one body, so the meeting did not violate the […]

Vandalism To Vehicle



Freddie Branham, 24, Defi- ance, told Archbold police his vehicle was damaged while it was parked at the Frozen Specialties, Inc., parking lot sometime between 4 and 6:05 am, Thursday, Jan. 26. He told police as he was leaving work, he discovered the right front tire of his sport-utility had a puncture about two inches long in the sidewall. Damage […]

Fulton Co. Unemployment Up One Point In Dec. ’11



The Fulton County unemployment rate in December 2011 was 8.6%, up one percent from the preceding month, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced last week. Unemployment in the county has been 8.7% or less since August 2011. It dropped to 7.6% in November 2011. The 7.6% unemployment rate was the lowest in Fulton County since June 2008. […]

AHS Girls Raise Record To 17-0



The Archbold girls basketball team guaranteed itself at least a share of its tenth Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship with a 59-31 victory at Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. 26. The Streaks are 7-0 in league play, while Evergreen and Delta are 5-1. Archbold can claim the league championship outright with a victory at Delta, Thursday, Feb. 9. The Blue Streaks, ranked […]

Paul R. Nafziger



Paul R. Nafziger, age 68, of Hudson, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. Paul was born in Wauseon on July 25, 1943, the son of the late Raymond and the late Dora (Short) Nafziger. He and his wife Ella Bon-trager, who survives, were married on July 27, 1968. He worked […]

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Connie Marie Horst



Connie Marie Horst, age 49 years, of Wauseon, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, 2012, at Parkside Family Care Home in Wauseon. She was born Oct. 27, 1962, in Wauseon, the daughter of Dale and Velma (Rupp) Horst. A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Wauseon area, Connie worked at Quadco for many years. She enjoyed bowling, participating in the Special […]

Rural Archbold Woman In Car-Deer Mishap



April A. Gadzialski, 26, rural Archbold, was a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a car-deer accident on US20A, about threetenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 12 about 7:30 pm, Monday, Jan. 23. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report on the crash states Eric R. Pawlowski, 33, Toledo, was driving the car east on the highway, […]

AHS Drops Indians 39-34 In Battle Of NWOAL Unbeatens



Playing basketball against a Northwest Ohio Athletic League rival in front of a packed house on a Friday night with a tournament atmosphere; isn’t that what high school basketball is all about? Archbold hosted Wauseon, Friday, Jan. 27. Once the dust cleared the Streaks came away with a 39-34 win, avenging a season-opening 48-28 non-league loss to the Indians. “This […]

Charles F. “Chuck” Lehman



Charles F. “Chuck” Lehman, age 91, of Stryker, passed away peacefully on Feb. 5, 2012, at the Defiance Inpatient Care Center in Defiance. He was born on April 19, 1920, in Stryker the son of the late Ed and the late Bertha (Fox) Lehman. He was a lifelong Stryker resident. Chuck graduated from Stryker High School in 1938 and attended […]


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