County Hams Contact 800

The Fulton County Amateur Radio Club made about 800 contacts with amateur radio stations during Field Day, a national ham radio event. The total number of contacts is up from 2013, when club members made 487 contacts. The event, sponsored by the American Radio Relay League, is a contest and an emergency preparedness exercise. Hams take portable equipment and antennas […]

Temporary Tag Taken

David Zamora, 26, 116 Grassy Lane, told Archbold police on Monday, June 23, a temporary license plate, also known as a temporary tag, was stolen from his vehicle. The theft occurred sometime between midnight, Monday, June 23, and 4:30 pm that same day. Zamora told officers he purchased permanent plates for the vehicle, but wanted to file a report in […]


Fulton Co. Health Center June 19: Julie & Mike Ward, Archbold, boy; Tracy & Greg Burkholder, Archbold, boy. June 21: Salud & Fernando Alegria, Wauseon, girl. June 23: Amy & Jared Wonderly, Archbold, boy; Morgan & Jennifer Little, Wauseon, girl. June 25: Brittany Sterling, Archbold, girl.

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Mary C. Neville, Fayette, speeding, 68-55, St. Rt. 2, $37, $88. Rachel E. Brader, Archbold, seat belt, S. Defiance St., $20, $51. Maria Guadalupe Loera, Wauseon, seat belt, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $30, […]

King Earns Academic All-American Honors

Trisha King, AHS ‘11 and a junior at Trine University, Angola, Ind., has been named to the 2014 Academic All- America Women’s Track and Field/ Cross Country team. The daughter of Pete and Luana, King earned Third- Team honors to become the first Academic All-American in TU women’s track and field history. The honor caps off a season in which […]

Reports of Vehicles Broken Into; Private Bus Taken, Recovered

Several reports of vehicles being broken into in the Woodland Oaks neighborhood were filed with Archbold police, Sunday, June 22. Another report was filed Monday, June 23. Also, one vehicle was stolen; then later recovered. •Amanda K. Ramirez, 22, 100 Rosewood Court, told police sometime between 9:30 pm the preceding day and 7 am, Sunday, June 22, someone entered her […]

Inducted Into Honor Society

Several Northwest State Community College students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently. To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 gpa after completing at least 18 credit hours. Inducted were Aron Sauder, Devin Shannon, Nicole Wyse, Kimberly Kruse, William Miller, and April Velez, all of Archbold; Tiffany Hall, Fayette; Amber Dykstra, Wauseon; and Carley Hoffmire, […]

Six Persons Sentenced

A Wauseon man was sentenced Friday, June 20, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Eric Volkman, 24; pled guilty to one count, theft; between April 15 and July 16, 2013, he illegally obtained unemployment benefits; sentenced to five days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, credit for five days served; placed on one year community control; ordered to pay […]

Scenes From Friendship Days

There was plenty of activity during Pettisville Friendship Days, June 27-29. Left: Kylen Hile enjoys a sno-cone. Temperatures reached into the 90s over the weekend. Right: A police dog demonstration, presented by the Fulton County Sheriff Department, was a Saturday highlight. Friendship Days, held every other year, is a fundraiser for the Pettisville Community Park. The park does not receive […]

Arrest Fayette Man For Protection Order Violation

Archbold police arrested 33-year-old Joshua Liechty, Fayette, following an incident that occurred Monday, June 23, a police report states. Police were called to the home of Melissa A. Grime, 38, 500 South Street, about 10:05 pm on a report of an unwanted person. The officer who filed the report stated, “Upon my arrival, I spoke to the victim (Grime), who […]

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