Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, April 11, 6-11 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon; Friday, April 12, 12-5 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 701 S. Defiance St., Stryker. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. […]

Man Sentenced

A man was given a prison sentence in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Monday, April 8, according to a press release from Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecutor. Scott Torok, 43, rural Swanton; previously pled guilty to two counts of breaking and entering; on Sept. 29 and 30, 2009, he broke into a barn in the 2500 block of Co. […]

Student’s Pear Salsa

1 finely chopped, cored pear1 finely chopped, cored apple1 finely chopped orange2 finely chopped kiwi fruit2 tablespoons honey1 teaspoon lemon juiceCinnamon graham crackers Combine pear, apple, orange and kiwi fruit in medium bowl. Gently toss fruit with honey and lemon juice. Scoop up bites of salsa using cinnamon graham crackers. Or pack a serving of salsa in an airtight container […]

What’s Going On?

Mary Lou Roth, AHS ‘58, an organ virtuoso retired and living in Naples, Fla., was in town over the weekend to attend her uncle Paul Short’s funeral. She said, “Naples has some fabulous pipes, and it’s very cultural there. Lots of art always going on. I like it very much.” Mary Lou played and taught piano and organ several places […]

Two Issued Summonses After April 4 Fight

An Archbold resident and a rural Hamler man have been issued papers to appear in Fulton County Western District court to face disorderly conduct charges. John Wayne Greeno, 61, East Gardens, and Benjamin Rodriguez, 33, rural Hamler, were cited under separate sections of the village disorderly conduct ordinances. The police report states officers were called to a fight in progress […]

Pettisville Baseball Gets First Win

The Pettisville baseball team picked up its first win of the season in the second game of a doubleheader with Delta, Saturday, April 6. After dropping three straight games, the Birds (1- 3) pounded out 14 hits in the second game to pick up a 17- 13 win. The game report of Pettisville’s opener at Archbold is elsewhere in this […]

Paul R. (Paul Sammy) Short

Paul R. (Paul Sammy) Short, 87 years old, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, April 4, 2013, at the Fulton County Health Center following a brief illness. He was born Oct. 31, 1925, near Archbold, to Sam S. and Mary Short. Paul was a lifelong resident of the Archbold community, where he was a diversified farmer, a devoted member of the […]

Crime Stopper

A commercial lawnmower was reported stolen Wednesday, March 20. The Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve the crime. The machine is a zeroturning radius commercial lawnmower valued at $4,000. It was taken from a barn in the 1000 block of Co. Rd. C, in the Swanton area. Informants call 1-800-225- 1122. Calls are confidential, anonymous Informants are eligible […]

Construction Underway On Fairlawn Addition

With the final necessary documents in hand, construction has begun in earnest on the 12-bed rehabilitation center addition to the Fairlawn Retirement Community. Steve Ringenberg, chief executive officer of Fairlawn, said on March 14, Fairlawn received its “Certificate of Need,” the last State of Ohio permit needed, from the Ohio Department of Health. “We did what preparation we could do […]

Gerald A. Perkins

Dr. Gerald A. Perkins, 75, passed away on March 25, 2013. He was born April 8, 1937, to Theodore and Anna Perkins in Swanton. Gerry was an alumnus of the University of Michigan and graduated in 1967 from K.C.O.M. in Kirksville, Mo. He practiced family medicine in Delta for 9 1/2 years, generously treating his patients with loving devotion and […]

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