2014-08-20

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary



Curt and Nancy Cooley, Fayette, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Curt Cooley and Nancy Powers were married on Aug. 23, 1964, by Rev. Robert Rector at the Fayette United Methodist Church. They have three children, Cristin (Mark) Hagans, Archbold; Caryn (Jeff) Theobald, Archbold; and Brad Cooley, Norwalk; and five grandchildren. The family celebrated at The Grand Hotel on Mackinac […]

Archbold EMS Log



July 25 5:57 pm: East Gardens, pediatric, did not transport. 10:08 pm: Fairlawn Haven, cardiovascular accident, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 10:37 pm: Set up landing zone for helicopter ambulance, Co. Rds. 23 and N, mutual aid for Fayette Rescue. July 26 9:06 am: 200 block S. Defiance St., ill, transported to FCHC. 11:17 am: 100 block St. Anne […]

Allie and Elsa



Allie Bickel, 10, daughter of Joe and Laura, shows her five-monthold calf, Elsa, at the Henry County Fair. She earned second place in the junior heifer class and sixth in junior showmanship. Allie is a member of the Ridge Kids 4-H club.– courtesy photo

Motorcycle Fire



Archbold firefighters were called to US20A east of Co. Rd. 26-1 on a report of a vehicle fire about 8:14 pm, Monday, Aug. 18. When they arrived they found this motorcycle ablaze. Foam was used to put out the fire. The rider was uninjured.– photo by David Pugh

Nofzigers Observe 50th Anniversary



Burdell and Janice Nofziger, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Burdell Nofziger and Janice Harper were married Aug. 21, 1964, at St. John’s Christian Church, Archbold. They are the parents of three children: Laura (Chris) Garnett, North Augusta, S.C.; Eric (Regina) Nofziger, Lombard, Ill.; and Scott (Kristie) Nofziger, Archbold. They have six grandchildren. The couple celebrated with a family […]

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.) Jenna N. Wells, Wauseon, speeding, 47-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, $88. Nancy M. Leahy, Wauseon, speeding, 71-55, Co. Rd. B, $47, $88. Juanita Espinoza, Napoleon, speeding, 49-35, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $37, […]

Pool Tournament Winners



Winners of the Aug. 4 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Omar Gnagey, first place; Dale Gautsche, second; Russ McQuillin, third.– courtesy photo

Crime Stopper



Fulton County Crime Stopper seeks help in solving the theft of firearms. On July 3, a .22 caliber revolver, with holster and belt, was reported stolen from a pole barn at Co. Rds. 27 and M-N, in the rural Fayette area. A pair of pump-action shotguns were reported stolen from a home in the 21000 block of Co. Rd. H, […]

Library Clarifies Insurance Issue



The Archbold Community Library Board clarified its stand on employee health insurance at its Wednesday, Aug. 13 meeting. In an earlier meeting, the board voted to require employees over the age of 65 to shift their health insurance coverage from the library insurance carrier to the federal Medicare program. At that time, the board agreed that if an employee on […]

Archbold Fire Log



Aug. 2 5:45 pm: Transported water for city of Toledo. Aug. 3 1:51 pm: Holland Court Apartments, Unit. No. 9, odor, caused by insecticide. 8:07 pm: Fairlawn Haven, fire alarm, burned popcorn in assisted living. Aug. 11 8:21 am: 802 West St., lightning strike; property owner: Tim Steiner, damage: undetermined. 9:24 am: 24320 Co. Rd. F, lightning strike, property owner: […]


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