ADAMhs Board Levy Passes

Voters in the four-county area of Fulton, Defiance, Henry and Williams passed a renewal of a property tax levy for the Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services during the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election. The final vote total was 18,385 to 9,873. Each county individually passed the levy: Fulton County, 4,211 to 2,369; Defi- ance […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. Franklin Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., Franklin Township Building, Zone. Park Board Ridgeville Park Board, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station.


Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 25: Holly Herris, Swanton, boy. Oct. 26: Alicia Perez, Archbold, boy. Oct. 29: Krista & Joseph Howard, Wauseon, girl; Jenna & Gregory Kehnast, Napoleon, girl.

Area Farmers Gather To Aid Local Family In Distress

Farm families have a long tradition of coming to the aid of their neighbors in troubled times. That was proven again last week, when as many as 100 area farmers and farm family members gathered to harvest the crops of Curt Nofziger, rural Archbold. Kyle L. Beck, 18, from the Pettisville area, was killed in a farm accident, Friday evening, […]

Amelia Garmyn Seeks Seat In Custody Decision

Amelia Garmyn, 17, originally from Archbold, has appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court for a chance to be in the courtroom when child custody hearings about her are heard. But the court decision probably won’t impact her. By the time the court renders a decision, she most likely will have turned 18 and can legally make her own decisions. Her […]


Thank you for all the cards and gifts and for coming to my 90th celebration on Sunday, Nov. 3. Orval Wyse

Council Remains Committed To Water Conservation

Archbold Village Council voted to promote water quality by paying farmers to perform conservation at its Monday, Nov. 4 meeting. Council was reminded no one responded to the Archbold offer during the preceding year. Dennis Howell, village administrator, told council it voted to commit $10,000 to the Lenawee County, Mich., and Fulton County Water & Soil conservation districts to pay […]

Garcia Injured In Crash

Felipe Garcia Jr., 29, Archbold, was injured in a single-car auto accident in Henry County at 8:47 am, Sunday, Nov. 3. The Henry County Sheriff Department report on the accident states Garcia was driving a car north on Henry Co. Rd. 14C, and failed to negotiate a curve about a half-mile south of Henry Co. Rd. T. The car rolled […]

Archbold Elevator Case Unfortunate

There is nothing to celebrate about the 34-month prison sentence handed down against William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of Archbold Elevator, Inc., by James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, The case is the opposite of a winwin situation; it’s more like a lose, lose, lose situation. Many farmers throughout the region lost money when the elevator collapsed. Some […]

Spengler Field Bleachers Under Review, Says Rex

Aaron Rex, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said district officials are considering the possible replacement of or upgrades to the bleachers at Spengler Field. “We have had it in our longterm planning to update the bleachers at Spengler Field, so I started the process of looking into it,” Rex said. “We have a great facility for soccer at […]

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