Second Graders Perform For Grandparents

Marjorie M. Short

Marjorie M. Short, age 94 years, of Archbold, passed away Nov. 6, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born Feb. 25, 1918, near Pettisville, to Daniel and Amanda (Wyse) Rupp. She married Oakley Short on Sept. 17, 1938, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 27, 1993. A lifelong resident of the Archbold area, she […]


FFA Pettisville FFA Alumni annual meeting and potluck, Monday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., Pettisville Park pavilion. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., […]

Villarreal Captured After Alleged Home Invasion, Kidnapping

Gilberto Villarreal, Jr., 27, Archbold, is being held at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after he allegedly broke into a Napoleon mobile home about noon, Monday, Nov. 12. Napoleon police say Villarreal was armed with a shotgun when he entered the mobile home through a window and assaulted a woman, whom he may have kidnapped. She was found with […]

Vehicle-Deer Crashes

There were two crashes involving vehicles and deer reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department recently. •Thursday, Nov. 1, 3:24 pm: Kathryn Martha Natzke, 46, Pittsford, Mich., was driving a car on Co. Rd. L and hit a deer a half-mile east of Co. Rd. 23. •Sunday, Nov. 4, 6:15 pm: Donald L. Mercer, 50, Delta, was driving a pickup […]


The family of Eldor Volkman would like to thank everyone for their many acts of kindness during his stay at the nursing home and at his time of passing. He enjoyed the many visits and cards from everyone during his time at Fairlawn, and the family truly appreciated all of your many expressions of sympathy at the time of his […]

Parade Kicks Off Festival Of Lights Friday, Nov. 23

For the 14th year, the Christmas season will kick off with the annual Archbold Parade of Lights, followed immediately by the opening of the Festival of Lights. Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the parade steps off from the ConAgra Foods parking lot on Stryker Street at 6:30 pm, Friday, Nov. 23, the day after […]

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 19 9:11 pm: Archbold High School, injured person, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Oct. 20 7:45 pm: Sauder Heritage Inn, illness, refused treatment. Oct. 21 10:05 am: 400 block Clover Ln., medical, transported to FCHC. Oct. 22 3:23 am: East Gardens, illness, transported to FCHC. 1:10 pm: Westfield Medical Center, medical, transported to FCHC. 1:50 pm: 100 block […]

America Remains Standing

While voters in Fulton County honored their Republican roots and cast the majority of their ballots in favor of GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney last week, it was Barack Obama, current US president, who prevailed. Obama’s victory has resulted in trepidation on the part of those who supported Romney. Many feel that returning Obama to office is, at best, a […]

Queen Elizabeth Corresponds With Local Red Hat Women

Proper etiquette requires that when someone takes the time to send a card conveying their best wishes on the occasion of a special event, a gracious thank you is in order. That rule applies to everyone, including the Queen of England. A group of area women have learned Queen Elizabeth II does not shirk her duties, as the Tri-County Red […]

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