Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 5: Jessica Goodson, Fayette, boy. Feb. 6: Christina & John Sturgeon, Fayette, boy. Feb. 8: Mindy & Freddy Argueto, Archbold, boy. Feb. 11: Jessica Sexton, Wauseon, girl.

Investigate Telephone Harassment

Archbold police are investigating a case of phone harassment that occurred between 9-10 pm, Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Fox Chase Manufactured Housing Community. Melinda C. Cordoba, 31, a resident of Fox Chase, reported to police that a subject was parked in her driveway, sending her text messages. She noted this subject had been told on several occasions by herself […]

Skates To Victory

Kaitlynne Wood, a seventh grader at Archbold Middle School, skated to victory at the 21st annual Sarah Backstom Hockey Tournament in Erie, Pa., on Sunday, Feb. 8. The Sylvania North Star player was selected to play offensive right wing for the Cleveland Lady Barons team. She assisted in four straight wins to walk away with the championship trophy. Her parents […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Feb. 20, 12-5 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 701 S. Defiance St., Stryker; Monday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22-600 St. Rt. 34, Archbold; Monday, Feb. 23, 12-6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 16976 Co. Rd. Q1, Napoleon. Mental Health Mental health support […]

Two Lives Lost In Turnpike Crashes

Two women were killed in separate crashes on the Ohio Turnpike late Saturday morning, Feb. 14, Ohio State Highway Patrol reports say. Severe winter weather Saturday, which included a heavy, blowing snow with limited visibility in places, were factors in the crashes. In Williams County, Margaret M. Misra, 56, Stow, was a passenger in a car that was involved in […]

Honor Students

Kinsey Smith, Eric Buckenmeyer, Rachel Brader, all of Archbold, and Dustin Roth, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Ohio University. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Six Lead Bible Quiz Statistics

Six quizzers lead Northwest Ohio Bible quiz statistics with a 35-point average and 14 straight quizouts. They are Conner Johnson, North Clinton; Elizabeth Miller, West Clinton; and four who quiz for house church, Keri Aeschliman and three Nofziger siblings, Hope, Kate, and Will. Miller, a junior at Pettisville, has quizzed out in every season match the last three years, a […]

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative Board and Non-Profit Board, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 12 noon, Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker. Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.

Radiothon Official Anticipates Topping Goal

Rich Batdorf, Fulton County Heart Radiothon treasurer, said the annual fundraiser is projected to raise $25,700, well in excess of the 2015 goal. Batdorf said the goal for the 2015 Radiothon, where people call in pledges to local “celebrity” disc jockeys over local radio station WMTR, was $24,200. The event aired Thursday, Feb. 12. Batdorf said as of Monday, Feb. […]

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 6 10:12 am: Defiance Street Norfolk Southern railroad crossing blocked by train, train gone when officer arrived. 3:29 pm: Disabled school bus, N. Defiance St. at Holland St. 5:37 pm: Casen J. Short, 18, Archbold, reported at about 9:15 pm the previous day, a pickup backed into his auto at AHS. Short obtained a phone number and the driver […]

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