2013-06-26

Phone Scam Attempt Fails



Rachel I. Troeger, 92, Archbold, told police she received a telephone call telling her she won $5,000 the morning of Wednesday, June 19. But the caller said Troeger had to send him $1,800 to claim the $5,000 prize. Troeger said she told the caller she couldn’t send the money, and the call ended. She did not give the caller any […]

Jane C. Wallace



Jane C. Wallace, age 48, of Archbold, passed away in her home on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Jane had been a dietary aide at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.Jane was born in Hamler on Dec. 3, 1964, the daughter of Harold and Lois Jean (Rabe) Gerken. Surviving are two sons, Daniel (Andrea) Wallace of Cary, N.C., Ian Wallace of […]

Honor Students



Several area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester at Bowling Green State University: Emily Grisier, Kayla Wyse, Bailey Johns, Emily Short, Archbold; Rachel Wiemken, rural Napoleon; Mackenzie Nofziger, Pettisville; Katie Garrow, Matthew Mock, Fayette. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify. —– Alyssa Beck, Bethany Rupp, Eric Rupp, and Nicole Sonnenberg, […]

Incidents Involve Juveniles



A juvenile reportedly left home and got in an SUV with a 22-year-old male sometime between 2 and 3:45 pm, Friday, June 14, an Archbold police report states. The child’s mother told officers while she was out of the home in the East Gardens complex, the juvenile and a friend got into the SUV with a male, and was possibly […]

2013-06-26 E-Edition

May Unemployment In Fulton Co. Was 7.4%



The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimated that for the month of May, unemployment in Fulton County was 7.4%. That figure is down onehalf of one percentage point (.5%) from the April figure of 7.9%. While down, the Fulton County rate remains the highest in the four-county area. Williams County had the lowest rate, at 6.7%, up from […]

Investigate Stolen Bicycle



Archbold police are investigating the theft of a mountain bike, valued at $100, from a residence in East Gardens. Misty Cook, 27, East Gardens, stopped a police officer about 9:48 pm and reported the bicycle was stolen. She identified a person who allegedly stole the bike. The theft occurred sometime after 6 pm. The officer located and spoke to the […]

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion



Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Sandra L. Bedsole, Wauseon, speeding, 38-25, Lafayette St., $37, $88. Mary Anne Davis, Adrian, Mich., speeding, 66-55, US20, $37, $88. Randy Fletcher, rural Pioneer, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, S. Defiance […]

Men Sentenced



Sentences for felony-level crimes were handed down against two men in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, June 18: •James Friess, 30, Toledo; previously pled guilty to theft; on Aug. 29, 2011, stole cigarettes from the US 20 Main Stop near Fayette; sentenced to six months in prison, ordered to pay restitution of $6,034.17. •Timothy Miller, 37, rural Napoleon; previously […]


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