Earn Degrees

Megan Lee, Archbold, Angela Armstrong, Fayette, and Heather Moore, Ridgeville Corners, are among 20 students who completed the Northwest State Community College registered nursing associate degree program. A pinning ceremony was held for the graduates. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam and enter directly into the workforce, or may transfer their credits into a bachelor’s degree […]

Crashes In German Twp.

Lori A. Lewis, 50, Wauseon, was involved in a crash about 3:03 pm, Thursday, May 16. Lewis told Fulton County sheriff deputies that she was driving a car east on US20A when she was forced off the road by an unknown vehicle. The mishap occurred about 100 yards east of Co. Rd. 21. No injuries. ––– Anthony L. Junge, 21, […]

Woman Gets Prison Term

A woman was sentenced Thursday, May 30, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Brandi Beltz, 21, rural Wauseon; pled guilty to one count, theft; indicted April 15 after stealing cash from family members between Jan. 1 and March 31; total stolen was between $1,000 and $7,500; sentenced to nine months in prison.

Short Is Fairlawn’s June Resident Of The Month

Nola Short is the June Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. She was born July 8, 1921, to Sam and Magdelina (Short) Aeschliman in Archbold. She was the second youngest of 10 children. Nola graduated from Archbold High School in 1939. She married Chester Short on March 16, 1941. Chester and Nola celebrated 71 years of marriage […]

Woman Reports Vandalism

Tori Leigh Knicley, 18, East Gardens, reported her car was vandalized while parked at East Garden, Friday, May 24. She parked there about midnight. When she returned at 11:30 am, someone had written on the vehicle and thrown eggs at it. Police have marked the case closed.

Six Persons Injured In Two Crashes

Six persons were injured in two automobile accidents last week. Charlotte Rosebrock, 80, Archbold, was taken to the Fulton County Health Center, then transferred to another hospital in the Toledo area, following a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 9:47 am, Friday, May 31. Rosebrock was driving an SUV west on Co. Rd. F, while Nancy Allan, 56, rural Fayette, was […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Holy Communion; prayer journal focus. Message, “As a Child of God,” Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Chris Keiser, prelude; Wynn Roth, worship leader; Adam Cobb, Todd Schmucker, Andrew Spotts, Bethany Stuckey, drama; Angie Wyse, childrens lesson. Message, “Connecting Beyond the Congregation,” Steve Heatwole. Wednesday: MYF. Zion Mennonite […]


In an article about a vehicle pedestrian mishap in last week’s issue of this newspaper, there was an error. The story should have said that Scott Phillip Hayes, 39, Toledo, the pedestrian, was not charged with a crime, but the Fulton County Sheriff Department report indicates Hayes had a blood-alcohol content, or BAC, of .128. By way of comparison, Ohio […]

Earn Degrees

Five area students earned degrees from Bluffton University at commencement exercises, May 5: •Amy Blankenship, Archbold, master’s degree in business administration. •Melissa Aschemeier and Rachel Strong, Archbold, bachelor’s degrees in organizational management. •Bridget Wyse, Archbold, daughter of Russ and Sandy, bachelor’s degree as an intervention specialist. •Rachel Fry, Pettisville, bachelor’s degree in mathematics.


Fulton Co. Health Center

May 24: McCrea & Michael Kiston, West Unity, girl. May 25: Lindsay & Brady Schaffner, Wauseon, boy. May 27: Kelly & Justin Loudenslager, Lyons, boy. May 28: Jill & James Kretz, Wauseon, boy; Rachel & James Dominique, Wauseon, girl. May 30: Sophia Blevins, Archbold, girl.

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