2014-06-11

Transition FCHC Psychiatric Unit To Geriatric Patients



The Fulton County Health Center will transition its 10-bed inpatient psychiatric unit to handle only geriatric patients. Steve McCoy, director of marketing and planning for FCHC, said about 36 workers who are currently FCHC employees will have to be re-interviewed and hired for jobs with Liberty Healthcare of Bala Cynwyd, Pa. The company will manage the psychiatric unit for the […]

Archbold Police Log



May 30 1:27 pm: Citation to Brocke Grime, 32, West Unity, disobeying a traffic signal, N. Defiance St. at E. Holland St. May 31 2:30 am: Traffic stop, failure to use turn signal, Franklin St. at W. Mechanic St., two juveniles taken into custody, driver issued verbal warning. 10:15 am: Dog running at large, 400 E. Lutz Rd., advised owner. […]

Can’t Fault ODOT



The Ohio Department of Transportation may be guilty of many things, but it can’t be said ODOT was unresponsive when it comes to the Pettisville Safe Routes to School sidewalk project. When it became known there were 42 trees scheduled for removal in connection with the sidewalk project, and that residents were upset about it, ODOT delayed the project, reexamined […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Debra Arquette, Lyons and John Arquette, Lyons, petitioners. Dissolution. Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Joshua Hinkle, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Rodney Woodring, Delta, plaintiff vs Brad Smith, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Marissa Wilburn, Pettisville, plaintiff vs Jerome Wilburn, Pettisville, defendant. Divorce. Callie Jacobs, Swanton, plaintiff vs Brian, Kozakiewicz, Monclova, defendant. Divorce. Marriage Licenses Adam Walter, 32, […]

Semi Burns On Ohio Turnpike



Archbold firefighters look over the remains of a semi that caught fire on the Ohio Turnpike early Wednesday morning, June 4. A brake malfunction started the blaze. The driver brought the rig to a stop at the 24-mile marker in the westbound lane. Archbold and Wauseon fire departments responded to the fire; Archbold was called about 5:23 am. Westbound traffic […]

Theft Reports Filed



Several theft or theft-related reports have been filed with Archbold police recently, including more than $3,000 in medications. Derek Humbert, 39, 204 La Choy Drive, told police on Sunday, June 1, that sometime between 8 am, Saturday, May 31, and 7:30 pm the following day, someone had taken prescription drugs, valued at $3,330, from his home. Humbert told officers he […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 16, 2004 Plans call for Archbold Hospital to begin accepting patients from Archbold Rescue Squad and ALS-1, Archbold’s paramedic unit, starting Monday, July 5. The Fulton County Senior Center advisory board approved asking county voters to replace the current ninetenths mill property tax levy with a new 1.1-mill levy. Brian Horst, AHS ‘86, will become […]

Academic All-Ohio



Nine Archbold track team members were named Academic All-Ohio last week. To receive the honor, student-athletes must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors; must compete at the state track and field tournament; and must have an accumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. From left: Zach Belknap, Meridith Short, Alicia Hernandez, Matt Kinsman, Mara Beck, Jensyn Garrow, Taylor DeWolfe, Levi Wyse, Lincoln […]

Crossgrove Helped Women Recover From Sex Trade




Jodi Crossgrove, rural Archbold, has encountered women wounded by one of humanity’s uglier facets, and yet, has seen hope arise. As a volunteer for the Mennonite Central Committee, Crossgrove spent about two years in Bangladesh, where she was involved with an MCC program to rescue women from prostitution– the sex trade. Crossgrove grew up on the dairy farm of her […]

Charges Pending In Underage Drinking Case



As of late last week, charges were pending against an Archbold man in connection with a case involving underage drinking. Archbold police had yet to serve a charge of allowing underage persons to consume alcoholic beverages at the man’s residence. The incident started when an officer stopped a car at the intersection of West Mechanic and Franklin streets for failure […]


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