Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 27: Shannon & Kraig Keiser, Fayette, girl.

Dale Allen Hornung

Dale Allen Hornung, 88 years, of West Unity, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Dale was born Nov. 9, 1925, in Highland Township, Defiance County, Ohio, the son of the late Arthur C. and Blanche M. (Kellermier) Hornung. He was a 1944 graduate of West Unity High School. Dale was a WWII Army […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004 Tatum Julia Alexis Beck is the Archbold Buckeye first baby of the year. She is the daughter of Serena Beck. Jack Graf, Fulton County commissioner, told the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce that money is tight for Fulton County governmental agencies. Graf said, in the end, the commissioners had to cut the budgets […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Jan. 11, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Napoleon Moose Lodge, 1381 Oakwood, Napoleon. Bereavement Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Jan. 13, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, 1205 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Spiritual leader: Karen Dierkens. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Jan. 9, […]

Barbara Beck

Barbara “Bobbi” Beck, 67, of Coldwater Lake, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. A gathering of friends and family will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, from 3 p.m.–7 p.m. at Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater, Mich. A memorial service will be held at the Lockport Mennonite Church […]

Recipe Corner

Black and White Cookie Popcorn

Freshly popped popcorn Caramel or milk chocolate caramel popcorn seasoning Chocolate brownie pieces White chocolate for melting Flavor fresh popcorn with caramel or milk chocolate caramel popcorn seasoning. Using left over brownies (either homemade or store bought), break the brownie into small pieces and add to the popcorn. Top it off with drizzled white chocolate melted in the microwave or […]


The children of Berneda Nofziger express their appreciation for the cards, food, memorial contributions, and other acts of kindness shown at this time of loss. Larry Nofziger Elaine Schnitkey Nedra Fredrick Helen Leu Lynn Nofziger

Floyd Emerson Opdycke

Floyd Emerson Opdycke, 95, of rural Fayette, died early Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2014, at his home. He was born April 15, 1918, in Gorham Township, to the late Waldo Emerson and Ella Anna (Weber) Opdycke. He married Hutoka Alice Gerig on May 31, 1942, in West Unity, and she survives. Floyd was a lifelong resident and farmer in the […]

Game Rescheduled

The Archbold girls basketball game with Stryker originally scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 7, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, starting at 1 p.m., at Archbold.

Fidlers Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Gary and Carolyn Fidler, Archbold, are celebrating their 60th anniversary. Gary Fidler and Carolyn Grime were married Jan. 16, 1954, in Archbold. They have four children: Jeff (Marie), Leo, Ind.; David, Kenosha, Wis.; Tim (Melanie), Archbold; and Amy (Greg) Moor, Wauseon. They have nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to join the regular service at Archbold United Methodist […]

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