Match For Maddy Tops 969 Potential Donors

Once again, Archbold came through. “Match for Maddy & Others,” the drive to register bone marrow donors for persons fighting leukemia and other forms of blood cancer, netted 969 participants. The drive was conducted Saturday, Dec. 15, at Archbold High School. Along with those who requested home swabbing kits through the Internet, the figure is anticipated to top 1,000. The […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years AgoWednesday, Dec. 18, 2002 Council voted unanimously to increase water and sewage rates 2 percent effective Jan. 1, 2003. School board granted A. Jean Stamm, treasurer, a raise of $2,500 for 2003. Her salary is $52,500, which will go to $55,000. Thomas Lyberg, pastor of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, lights the third candle of the Advent wreath, according […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of Dec. 24-28

MONDAY: closed. TUESDAY: closed. WEDNESDAY: creamed chipped beef, mashed potatoes, cook’s choice vegetables, cookies. THURSDAY: cheeseburgers, tator tots, steamed carrots, brownies. FRIDAY: chicken & rice soup, chef salad, kidney bean salad, five cup salad.

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Justin Deeds, Wauseon, and Sarah Deeds, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Crystal Shaw, Archbold, plaintiff vs Kyle Shaw, Fort Wayne, Ind., defendant. Divorce. Midland Funding, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Laura Wachtmann, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Capital One, Las Vegas, Nev., plaintiff vs Alan Albright, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. (Two cases) Lauretta Smith-Papp, Swanton, plaintiff vs Home- Owners Insurance, […]

Second Graders Tell Christmas Story

Richard F. Hasselschwert

Richard F. Hasselschwert, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center. Prior to his retirement he had been the manager and buyer for the Charles Co. in Wauseon and Napoleon for 45 years. Mr. Hasselschwert was born on June 8, 1926, in Defi- ance, the son of the late Edward and […]

School Board Cuts Down List Of Candidates For Superintendent Position

Jon Lugbill, Archbold Area School Board president, said the board is “whittling down” the list of 20 candidates for the post of permanent Archbold Area School District superintendent. “We are trying to be prudent and thorough,” he said. The board is searching for a replacement for David Deskins, who resigned the post in July to take a job at the […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve a theft of tools over the weekend of Nov. 9. A trailer was parked in the 17000 block of Co. Rd. J, in the Wauseon area. Taken were a circular saw, reciprocating saw, hammer drills, impact drivers, batteries, a charger, grinder, rotary tool, and blades. Value: in excess of $3,000. Informants call […]

Security Plans In Place At Archbold, Pettisville Schools

A 20-year-old man from Newtown, Conn., woke up Friday, Dec. 14, and started the day by shooting and killing his mother. He then gathered at least two handguns and a military style assault rifle, and drove to the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. At about 9:35 am, he entered the school and murdered 20 children between six and seven […]

Stacy Lee Vereecke

Stacy Lee Vereecke, age 46, of Archbold, passed away Dec. 17, 2012, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born on May 27, 1966, to Richard and Sonja (Randall) Vereecke, in Wauseon. He married Buffie Slattman on May 24, 1986. He served his country in the United States Army Special Forces for seven years as a chemical specialist […]