Janet E. Mignin

Janet E. Mignin, age 81 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday evening, July 14, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Oct. 5, 1930, at Middletown, Ohio, the daughter of Walter and Louella (Boxwell) Ebright and married Thomas Mignin on Sept. 19, 1954. She graduated from Germantown High School in 1948 and then attended Ohio State […]

“Into The Woods” A Thought-Provoking Musical

ACT Review

Archbold Community Theatre shows its strengths, and weaknesses, with its production of the Stephen Sondheim classic, “Into The Woods.” ACT strengths are in its casts, sets, costumes, and pit orchestras. ACT’s one biggest pitfall, especially in Archbold High School’s outstanding auditorium, is sound. It’s a bugaboo that has plagued ACT for several productions. When microphones don’t work, squeal with feedback, […]

Thursday’s Rain Will Help Soybeans The Most

The 1.7 inches of rain that fell Thursday could be “a multi-million dollar rain” for farmers who have soybeans planted. That’s what Chet Phillips, general manager of Gerald Grain, said Friday morning, July 20. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant recorded 1.7 inches of rain between 7 am Thursday and 7 am Friday. Another one-tenth (.1) of an inch was recorded […]


Michael A. Spencer, 61, Ridgeville Corners, died July 13, 2012. Donald “Pete” Nofziger, 82, Archbold, died July 11, 2012. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, and three stepdaughters.

Add Flashing Stop Signs For Safety

Fulton County has been blessed with many attributes. Because of the county’s history of good leadership and fiscal management, there are a great number of long, straight, flat, and smooth roads and highways. In many cases, they stretch as far as the eye can see. But, those long, straight stretches are dotted with stop signs and dangerous intersections. Many drivers […]

Virgil Miller

Virgil L. Miller, 72, of Archbold, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, in his home, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer.He was born May 10, 1940, near Pettisville, the son of Charles and Bessie (Frey) Miller.  He married Mary Ann Zook Miller of Honey Brook, Pa., on Aug. 15, 1964.He is survived by his wife, Mary […]

Computer Reported Stolen From Home

A computer, valued at $800, was stolen from the home of William A. Martin, 59, 421 W. Lutz Road. Martin told Archbold police the computer was taken sometime between 9 and 10:45 am, Friday, July 6, while no one was at home. Officers observed there was no sign of forced entry. Nothing else was taken. In an unrelated case, Victoria […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, July 17, 2002 New attendance records were set last week when the Ohio Chautauqua was part of Carp Festival. Guests totaled 3,400. Retail merchants reported great success at sidewalk sales during Carp Festival. “We had a record-breaking day,” said Carolyn Bowers of Peaches’ Little People. Tim Smith of Lauber Clothing shared the same sentiments. Marv Lantz, The […]

2012-07-18 E-Edition

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, July 23, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, July 24, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, […]