Richer New County Extension Educator

Eric Richer, Wauseon, is the new Fulton County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator beginning today, Wednesday. Richer takes over the position vacated by Greg LaBarge. LaBarge was promoted to regional agronomist for the western region of the Ohio State Extension offi ce. The extension educator position, also known as a county extension agent, is operated by the agriculture department […]

Suspicious Person Reports

Two reports of suspicious persons dating back to Thursday, July 12, were filed with Archbold police on Wednesday, July 18. The Archbold police report on the first incident states a suspicious person was seen approaching motorists stopped at the intersection of East Lutz Road and North Defiance Street. In the second case, someone approached a residence in the Fairlawn apartment […]

Mary A. Rupp

Mary A. Rupp, age 69, of Wauseon, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2012, in her home after a battle with cancer. Together with her husband, Steve, they owned and operated Prairie Bee Camp in Chapleau, Ontario, Canada, for 13 years, where they met many great friends. Mary and Steve also managed the Fulton County Airport and owned Rupp Aviation […]


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 Gary M. Blum, Jr., Perrysburg, speeding, 73-55, US20, $47, $88. James D. Brockman, Jr., Toledo, disobeyed traffic signal, $37, $88. Richard T. Fejes, Jr., Delta, speeding, 47-35, Ottokee St., Wauseon, $37, $88. […]

2012-08-01 E-Edition

Honor Students

Area students named to the dean’s list for the 2012 spring semester at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind., are: •Stephanie Schmidt AHS ‘09, daughter of Martin and Linda; •Breanna Holsopple, PHS ‘09, daughter of Sam and Robin; •Kirstin Yoder, PHS ‘08, daughter of Doug and the late Jennifer Yoder. •Lauren Bontrager, PHS ‘10, daughter of Nancy and the late Greg Bontrager. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court State Bank & Trust, McLean, Va., plaintiff vs Troy Peebles, Lyons, defendant. Foreclosure. Flagstar Bank, Troy, Mich., plaintiff vs Juan Martinez, Wauseon, defendant. Foreclosure. LVNV Founding, Greenville, S.C., plaintiff vs Jerald Wotring, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Mason & Dixon Lines, Columbus, plaintiff vs E&E Truck Brokers, Archbold. Other civil. Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Jeffrey Gillen, […]

Archbold-Fayette Exit 25 Has Least Turnpike Traffic

The Archbold-Fayette St. Rt. 66 turnpike interchange had the least amount of traffi c of any of the 31 interchanges last year. The Ohio Turnpike Commission recently released an annual report, which states about 397,000 vehicles passed through the Exit 25 interchange during 2011. The Lordstown East interchange, Exit 216, had the lowest traffic count in 2010, at 389,000 vehicles. […]

Spike Strips Successful Three Of Four Tries In Stolen Car Pursuit

A fleeing car, allegedly driven by Jobe Gonzales- Reynolds, 20, Fayette, struck spike strips three out of four times during a nearly 40- minute car chase, Tuesday, July 17. Originally, reports were the car hit the strips only once. An Archbold police report states spike strips “were deployed successfully at Co. Rds. 21 and C, as well as twice at […]

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