Louis Arthur “Lou” Bosco

Louis Arthur “Lou” Bosco, loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great- grandfather, died Aug. 2, 2014 at the Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility in Harbor Springs, Mich.Lou was born on March 6, 1935, in Elgin, Ill., the son of Louis and Louise (Becker) Bosco.  He attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Northern Illinois University; and San Jose State University. […]


Nancy M. Beck, 68, Fayette, died July 29, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Terry, and one son. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Police Report Youth Arrested

Archbold police reported they arrested a 15-yearold Archbold youth after a Wednesday, July 30 incident. Officers were called to a residence in the 400 block of Park St. at 12:27 am on a report of an unruly juvenile. The youth faces charges of juvenile delinquency by way of curfew violation, theft, disorderly conduct, and obstructing official business.

Local Retailers Sell Out Of Bottled Water

Archbold Fire Department Shuttles Water

When the city of Toledo announced that its municipal water supply was unsafe, Fulton County was a victim… and a rescuer. Toledo water treatment plant officials announced at 2 am, Saturday, Aug. 2, that those served by the city could not drink their water due to a toxin produced by an algae bloom growing around the city water intake point […]


In the July 30 edition of this newspaper, a report on a July 19 accident was incorrect. The corrected version: 12:16 pm: A car, driven by Judith D. Grime, 66, with passenger James E. Grime, 35, Archbold, was traveling west in the Archbold SuperValu parking lot. A second car, driven by Judith L. Barnhart, 67, Archbold, was backing out of […]

Man Sentenced

A Wauseon man was sentenced Monday, July 28, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Hal Dailey, 30; previously pled guilty to improperly handing firearms in a motor vehicle; on May 1, while being detained on a traffic stop, authorities discovered he had a loaded firearm in his car which was accessible to the driver without leaving the vehicle; sentenced to […]

Witmer Creates Space of Color, Beauty

Tucked away in a back corner of the Fairlawn condominiums is an island of floral beauty and color, a quiet place where the sounds of running water and singing birds compete with the sounds of the village. Warren Witmer, a resident of the condos, created this place, pursuing a lifelong hobby of gardening. “I grew up on the farm,” he […]

Two Crashes Friday on Turnpike Injure Six

At least one person, a 17- year-old girl, was in critical condition at Toledo Hospital following one of two crashes Friday afternoon, Aug. 1, on the Ohio Turnpike. Traffic in the eastbound lane was stopped for about 90 minutes while rescue workers were at the crash scene. While they were at the crash site, a second mishap, involving a motorcycle, […]

License Plate Reported Stolen

Jeffery J. Fleischmann, 44, 400 Buckeye Street, told Archbold police on Thursday, July 24, that the license plate was stolen from a trailer he owns. Fleischmann told officers he went out to check the trailer lights that day, and discovered the plate missing. It was last seen July 10. He believed the plate had been taken, that it had not […]

US20A Closes Mon.

Ohio Department of Transportation officials have announced US20A will be closed between Co. Rds. 20 and 21 for culvert replacement starting Monday, Aug. 11. Theresa Pollick, ODOT spokesman, said the bottom of a corrugated steel culvert pipe under the highway has rusted out and must be replaced. ODOT crews will do the work, which is expected to cost between $26,000 […]

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