Think About Safety At All Times

Propane gas tanks. Since the development of the gas grill, those squat little metal bottles have become practically ubiquitous. Every home with a gas grill has at least one. We think they are great, until we discover the tank is empty. Then we trudge it to the store to be refilled or exchanged for another. The potential of mishandled propane […]

Grand Jury Returns Nine Indictments

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments against eight men and one woman Monday, June 23. The indictment against, Fred L. Allen, 61, Wauseon, is detailed elsewhere in this newspaper. •Sean D. Munger, 29, Englewood, Colo.; indicted on two counts, nonsupport of dependents; on or about April 21, 2013, to May 30, 2014, allegedly failed to pay child support […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 7, 2004 Vond Hall has a problem as county administrator. He needs to cut almost $400,000 from the general fund budget. He must get county elected officials to agree in two weeks, by July 20. The plan calls for county offices to close early. On display at Sauder Village is the first No. 1, A.D. […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Sarah Kutzli, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Austin Kutzli, defendant. Divorce. Storm Sensabaugh, Napoleon, plaintiff vs Carl King, Avilla, Ind., defendant. Other torts. Karen Smith, Delta, plaintiff vs Gary Smith, Camden, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Dana Cole, Sylvania, plaintiff vs Harold Elliott, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Midland Funding, LLC, San Diego, Calif., plaintiff vs Donald Sloan, Delta, defendant. Other civil. […]

Archbold Police Log

June 20 8:56 am: Loose dog, 100 block North St., captured, turned over to dog warden. 10:12 am: Car sitting in alley for over 30 minutes, 100 block S. Defiance St., owner advised vehicle will be moved. 10:59 am: Assist fire-rescue, 300 block Vine St. 2:19 pm: Animal call, cat stuck in drain, S. Lincoln St at E. Mechanic St., […]

Former AHS State Champion Is New Cross Country Coach

If you’re going to hire a new coach for a sport, it’s always best to find someone who was pretty good at it. And you can’t do better than a former state champion, collegiate athlete, and international competitor. And it’s even better when the person was born and raised in your hometown. That’s exactly what the Archbold Area School Board […]

Archbold EMS Log

June 7 3:42 am: 500 block Fairview Ct., illness, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 6:42 pm: Colony Meadows, medical, transported to FCHC. June 8 2:38 am: East Gardens, attempted suicide, cancelled. June 9 10:51 am: Co. Rd. J at Rt. 66, medical, transported to FCHC. June 10 1:02 pm: Sauder Woodworking, medical, did not transport. 3:19 pm: 700 block […]

Girl Reels In Big Catch

Landon Nafziger, rural Pioneer, and his five-year-old daughter, Autumn with the fish she caught during the fishing derby, which was part of Pettisville Friendship Days, held Friday through Sunday, June 27-29. Lynn Miller, event chairman, said the fishing derby was a big hit with kids.– photo by D. J. Neuenschwander

Village, Couple At Odds Over “Illegal” Scooter

A disagreement over whether an electric scooter can be legally operated on sidewalks has blown up into a court case, and has gone viral over Internet social media. Archbold police cited Mark Miller, 53, Archbold, for illegally operating a motorized vehicle on a sidewalk at 7:04 pm, Wednesday, June 25. Officers stopped Miller near the intersection of S. Lincoln St. […]

Archbold Fire Log

June 13 7:09 pm: Structure fire, Wauseon Clinic, 495 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, assist Wauseon F.D. 7:41 pm: Oil spill, St. Rt. 2 at Co. Rd. 22, M&R Redi-Mix truck spilled eight gallons of oil. 8:14 pm: Structure fire, Jackson Cleaners, 212 E. Linfoot St., Wauseon, assist WFD. June 18 5:10 pm: Tanker standby for Ridgeville F.D. while Napoleon F.D. […]