Fate Of Turnpike Plaza Sites Near Swanton To Be Decided In 2014

Rick Hodges, executive director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission, said the fate of the Ohio Turnpike service plaza sites near Swanton will be decided in 2014. The two plazas, Fallen Timbers and Oak Openings, were the last service plazas that dated back to the toll road opening in 1955. They were closed Dec. 1, 2011, and torn down due to […]

Woman Treated, Released After Crash

Jacqueline Lillian Dixon, 40, Wauseon, was treated and released after the vehicle she was driving crashed on Co. Rd. D, about threetenths of a mile east of Co. Rd. 21 at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing, Sunday, Nov. 18. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states at 2:50 am, Dixon was driving east on Co. Rd. D when her vehicle […]

Backstop Down At Memorial Park

The chain link backstop at the Memorial Park baseball diamond is down, but work has not started on changes to the facility. Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation Department director, told Park Board at its Wednesday, Nov. 28 meeting, that work has not started on the brick wall and netting for a redesigned backstop. A group of private individuals is […]

Superintendent Search In Screening Process

Jon Lugbill, president of the Archbold Area School Board, said board members are screening the 20 candidates who applied for the post. The board held a special meeting Monday, Dec. 3, and have another set for Saturday, Dec. 8, 9 am, at the Sauder Heritage Inn. In the official announcement of the special Dec. 8 meeting, the stated purpose is […]

Four Sentenced Nov. 26

Sentences were handed down Monday, Nov. 26, against four persons convicted of crimes in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Erik Flinn, 32, Bryan; pled guilty to receiving stolen property; on June 19, had a stolen credit card in his possession, which he used to make purchases; ordered to spend six days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for […]

Collegiate Connection

Noah Keefer, AHS ‘11, was one of four Olivet (Mich.) College football players who earned second team All-Michigan Intercolle- giate Athletic Association honors for the 2012 season. Keefer, a defensive back and the son of Coe and Karen, topped the Comets with 48 total tackles in MIAA play and 67 for the entire 10- game schedule. He had 20 solo […]

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 20 11:59 am: Traffic complaint, elderly person, 700 block E. Lutz Rd., parked at Fairlawn Haven. 2:09 pm: Circle K driveoff, subject prepaid for $1.75 worth of gas, then pumped $5 worth and drove off. 2:25 pm: A minivan, driven by Cynthia L. Kidd, 45, rural Pettisville, with passenger James Kidd, 39, same address, was stopped in the Sauder […]

Bow And Arrows Stolen

A compound-style hunting bow and 12 arrows valued at about $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle recently. Leslie Harvey, 29, East Gardens, said she placed the bow, owned by Phillip Mahaney, 31, same address, in her minivan. It was last seen in the vehicle on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 10 pm. She noticed the bow and arrows missing about […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Pettisville 7th Grade Girls Basketball Pettisville def. Evergreen 35-5, Monday, Nov. 26. Pettisville leading scorers: Kam Hostetler 14, Kyra Behnfeldt 10. Pettisville (2-0) def. Liberty Center 23-14, Thursday, Nov. 29. Pettisville leading scorers: Hostetler 9, Behnfeldt 8, Sami Tilley 6. Pettisville 8th Grade Girls Basketball Evergreen def. Pettisville 27-23, Monday, Nov. 26. Pettisville leading scorers: Alexa Leppelmeier 10, Tessa Waidelich […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Sue Daniel, Delta, plaintiff vs Mark Sirmeyer, Temperance, Mich., defendant. Other tort. Benjamin Poorman, II, Wauseon, and Alysa Poorman, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Christine Springer, Delta, and Walter Springer, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. Tamara Matthews, Wauseon, and Brock Matthews, Liberty Center, petitioners. Dissolution. Jeremy Langenderfer, Wauseon and Alanna Langenderfer, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Sheldon Baker, Delta, and Tanya Baker, Delta, […]

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