2013-05-01

Fulton County 911 Levy Renewal On Ballot Tuesday



Voters in Fulton County will be asked to renew an almost$ 600,000 property tax levy to support the county 911 emergency dispatch system, Tuesday May 7. Across the state, voters will go to the polls that day for a spring special election. The polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm that day. Rich Kilgour, county 911 system coordinator, […]

Johnson Convicted In Bench Trial



Robert E. Johnson III, 29, has been found guilty of grand theft and two counts of burglary in a bench trial in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday and Thursday, April 17- 18. In a bench trial, there is no jury; a judge hears the testimony and legal arguments, then renders a verdict. Johnson, who has addresses in Pettisville and […]

Public Business Not Secret



The Archbold Planning Commission must do the public’s business in the open, rather than in secret. At an April 18 APC meeting, the owners and operators of Tri-Flo, Inc., a propane gas and agricultural fertilizer business, wanted property rezoned from residential to business. The property is bounded on two sides by land zoned for residential use, including property Fairlawn Retirement […]

Susan E. Kulka



Susan E. Kulka, age 60, of Jackson, Mich., and formerly of Defiance County, Ohio, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 4, 2013, in her home, surrounded by her family. Susan had worked at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold for 10 years.Susan was born in Wauseon on Feb. 11, 1953, the daughter of Robert and Barb (Hoffman) Leupp. On June 4, 2004, she […]

Tyson Dietrich Named Academic All-Ohio



The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association named Tyson Dietrich, an AHS senior, a Division III Academic All- Ohio standout. Dietrich has a 3.99 grade- point average. On the court, he averaged 14.6 points per game and 5.8 rebounds. The Associated Press named him Third Team All-Ohio in D-III, and he was named First Team All- Northwest Ohio Athletic League. […]

Archbold Police Log



April 22 1:24 pm: Smoke alarm, 300 block North Pointe Dr., okay. 2:56 pm: Peace keep, 300 block W. Lutz Rd. 9:25 pm: Assault report, 200 block Lafayette St. April 23 8:48 am: Circle K drive-off between 3:54 pm and 4:01 pm the preceding day. 5:14 pm: A sport-utility, driven by Matthew L. Bunke, Napoleon, with passenger Reece Bunke, 3, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years AgoWednesday, April 23, 2003 Bob Buschur indicated at the Monday, April 21 council meeting he will no longer attempt to stop the village from adding left turn lanes to the North Defiance Street and Lutz Road intersection. Buschur’s home is located at the northwest corner of the intersection. Council approved a sidewalk easement for Lowell Short’s 800-foot one […]

9-1-1, Health District Levies Pass



Fulton County 9-1-1 Levy: 2,189 yes, 713 no Fulton County Health District Levy: 1,957 yes, 931 no Clinton Township Levy: 242 yes, 66 no Gorham Township Levy: 48 yes, 19 no Henry County Hope Services Levy: 1,576 yes, 1,310 no.-Posted 5.7, 10:15 pm

Switzer Receives Academic Honors



Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09 and son of Stephen and Laura, Pettisville, was honored as the Siena Heights University “Outstanding Undergraduate Student” at the university’s annual honors convocation, Friday, April 26. Two students are awarded the honor, which is the highest the university bestows on an undergraduate student. Switzer graduates with honors, Saturday, May 4, with a dual teaching degree in […]

Archbold EMS Log



April 5 11:33 pm: Fox Chase, medical, no transport. April 6 12:10 am: 300 block W. Holland St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 5:58 pm: Fairlawn Haven, trauma, transported to FCHC. April 8 6:01 pm: 100 block Garden Dr., medical, transported to FCHC. 4:43 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, lift assist, no transport. 8:04 pm: Fairlawn Haven, illness, transported to […]


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