2012-07-18

Delays Threaten Wind Turbine Funds



Pettisville school board members discussed at length delays in the wind turbine construction and the problems that may cause for the funding of the 2 million dollar project. The news came during the board’s Monday, July 16 meeting. In a conference call with Aaron Godwin, consultant for the project, board members learned that the last components of the wind turbine– […]

Western Dist. 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 Kathy J. Corbin, Pettisville, speeding, 71-55, Co. Rd. B, $47, $88. Justin C. Leskow, Defiance, disobeyed stop sign, Co. Rd. 24 at Co. Rd. F, $37, $88. Alan L. Pfund, Wauseon, speeding, […]

Flips For High Dive



Commissioners Make 1/2 Percent Sales Tax Hike Permanent



The Fulton County Commissioners unanimously voted to make a half-percent (.5%) sales tax hike permanent during their Thursday, July 12 meeting. After a series of public hearings, the commissioners approved the increase in September 2009 to help balance the county general fund budget. The Ohio Department of Taxation began collecting the additional tax, Jan. 1, 2010. Fulton County started seeing […]

Music Player Stolen From Swimming Pool



A digital music player and a pair of sunglasses were reported stolen from the Archbold Swimming Pool, Wednesday, July 11. Alex Short, 13, Archbold, told police he put the music player and his sunglasses in a bag. At about 1:30 pm, he put the bag on a table near the vending machines. About an hour later, when he returned to […]

Senior Citizen Menu



Week of July 23-27 MONDAY: spaghetti & meatballs, italian green beans, steamed cauliflower, pudding. TUESDAY: steamed franks, baked beans, coleslaw, spiced applesauce. WEDNESDAY: cold plate, turkey salad, lettuce & tomato, broccoli salad, mandarin oranges. THURSDAY: cheeseburgers, ranch-style beans, chips, fruit crisp. FRIDAY: bean & bacon soup, cold cut sandwich, corn muffins, mixed fruit.

Library Board Looking Into Space For Teens



The Archbold Community Library Board gave the goahead for preliminary exploration of creation of a space for teens within the library. During her report, Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, told the board during its Wednesday, July 11 meeting that she was dreaming of creating the teen space, noting that while the library has a teen book section, there is nothing in […]

Two Men Sentenced



Two men were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Codi Johnson, 19, rural Fayette; previously pled guilty to two counts of theft from an elderly person or disabled adult, one count theft; between Dec. 27, 2011 and Jan. 18, 2012, stole a tank and chain, gravity wagons, and a manure spreader from several Wauseon persons; sentenced Thursday, July […]

Recipe Corner



Cornstarch Play Clay 4 cups salt1 1/3 cups water1 can (12 ounces) cornstarch3/4 cup cold waterFood coloring (if desired)Cookie cutters In a large saucepan, mix salt and water over medium heat, stirring occasionally for about five or six minutes, until mixture is very hot and starting to boil. Remove from heat and add cornstarch; stir well; add cold water a […]

Honor Students



Several area students were named to the dean’s list at Ohio State University for the 2012 spring quarter: Morgan Ducey, Carleen Emmons, Makenzie Frank, Drew Lange, Andrew Leininger, Eric McQuillin, Jay Short, Paige Stamm, Nathan Stoltzfus, Archbold; Kalley Martin*, Brittany Seiler*, Fayette; Rebekah Meller, Pettisville. Students with a * earned a 4.0 gpa. —— Luke Schoenhals, AHS ‘11, son of […]


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