2012-12-26

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2012

Karson Loves Bathtime

Karson Laurin Longoria, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2012, loves to take baths. “He doesn’t like to get out” of the bathtub, said his mom, Erika Bennett, Archbold. Karson’s dad is Jalen Longoria, Archbold. “One time I went into the bathroom, getting him ready for his bath,” Erika said. “I got his clothes off, but he still had his […]

Public Meetings



FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities annual organizational meeting, Monday, Jan. 14, 6 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Board meeting follows. School Board Archbold Area School Board organizational meeting, Monday, Jan. 7, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. Regular meeting follows. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. […]

AHS Girls Beat Montpelier 48-24



The Archbold girls basketball team bounced back from a loss to Bowling Green with a 48-24 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Montpelier, Friday, Dec. 21, in the Thunderdome. In a slow first half, the Streaks (9-1, 4-0 NWOAL) led 8-4 after one and 17-9 going into the locker room. The scoring heated up in the second half, and a […]

Madison Claire “Maddy” Lambert



Madison Claire “Maddy” Lambert, 9, entered the gates of Heaven on Jan. 8, 2013. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous three-year battle with leukemia.Maddy was born on July 9, 2003, in Defiance, to Russell and Dorothy (Barnard) Lambert.  She was a fourth grader at Archbold Elementary, where she enjoyed her school work and […]

State Lost Safety Plan, Meister Says

Connecticut Tragedy Spurs Attention

The Four County Career Center submitted a safety plan to the Ohio Attorney Generaloffice, but it was lost somewhere in the AG office. That’s what Tim Meister, FCCC superintendent, told this newspaper last week. Four County was highlighted by a Toledo television station news program, after the AG office said it was one of 97 school districts across Ohio that […]

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 And Criminal Joyce G. Kinsman, Archbold, speeding, 44-25, Walnut St., $100, $88. Ruth E. Giffin-Matthews, rural Wauseon, expired plates, W. Holland St., $25, $88. Barbara Lamb, Wauseon, disorderly conduct, $100, $108, 30 […]

Streaks Beat Stryker Panthers, Locomotives



Archbold traveled to Stryker, Tuesday, Dec. 18, and came home with a 67-42 non-league victory. The Panthers dropped to 1-4. Archbold had little trouble with their neighbors to the west, jumping out to a 21-7 first-quarter lead and 33-18 at the break. The Streaks outscored the Panthers 14-13 in the third and 20-11 in the fourth to register the win. […]

2012-12-26 E-Edition

After 29 Years At FCHC, Patti Finn Becomes CEO




When the Fulton County Health Center Board of Directors offered Patti Finn the job of chief executive offi cer, she said yes. Later that evening, back at home, she asked herself, “What did I say yes to?” But she probably knew more than most. In addition to serving for 12 years as an assistant to Dean Beck, CEO for decades, […]

Archbold EMS Log



Nov. 9 5:42 pm: 300 block Stamm St., illness, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 9:10 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, illness, transported to FCHC. Nov. 11 8:04 am: Fairlawn Apartments, fall, transported to FCHC. 7:43 pm: 200 block Dogwood Ct., medical, transported to Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan. Nov. 12 5:39 pm: Westfield Medical Center, medical, transported to FCHC. Nov. 13 […]


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