Sherwood State Bank To Open Fayette Branch

The Sherwood State Bank, a privately-traded bank based in Sherwood, has announced it plans to open a branch office in Fayette. The northern Fulton County community was left without a full-service bank branch when Huntington Bank closed its Fayette branch office in the fall of 2014. Steve Blue, Fayette village administrator, said after the closing, the Fayette Community Development Corporation […]

Crime Stopper

Fulton County Crime Stopper needs help to solve a theft of guns from a Royalton Township home. The break-in was reported on June 14. The home is located in the 8000 block of St. Rt. 120. Stolen were a double barreled shotgun, a .410- gauge shotgun, and cash. Total loss: $345. Informants call 800-255- 1122. Calls are confidential, anonymous. Informants […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 20, 2005 The 26th annual Carp Festival will be remembered as one hampered by heat, heavy humidity, and the effects of North Defiance Street construction. Lions Club members met the challenge, attracting hundreds of persons to the fundraiser for community projects. Top-selling auction items were a BBQ dinner for 26 persons, $375; a framed baseball […]

Couple To Wed In Apple Creek

Joilyn Zimmerly, Sterling, Ohio, and Caleb Waidelich, Stryker, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paul and Doris, Sterling. She graduated from Central Christian High School, Kidron, in 2003, and Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va., in 2007. Formerly a teacher at Hopi Mission School, Kykotsmovi, Ariz., she was a substitute teacher for Wayne County Schools […]

Man Sentenced

A Moraine man was recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Michael Coopman, Jr., 30; originally indicted Jan. 13, 2014, on one count, possession of drugs; pled no contest to amended charge of obstructing official business on July 2; Joseph Schmenk, Defiance County Common Pleas Court judge, serving as a visiting judge in Fulton County, sentenced Coopman to pay […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “How To THRIVE As A Church: I Corinthians 8-The Grey Areas (part 1),” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Marv & Sharon Lantz, Arlene Zaerr, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory, postlude; Anita Roth, song leader; Jeff & Chris Wyse, worship leaders, Char Roth, prayer. Message, “It Would Have Been Enough,” […]

Nagels Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Kenny and Maggie Nagel, Houston, Ohio, and formerly of Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Kenny Nagel and Maggie Walter were married July 24, 1965, at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Archbold, by Rev. David Koch. They have four children: Doug Nagel, Pemberton; Denny (Shannon) Nagel, Houston, Ohio; David (Anna) Nagel, Sidney; and Dane (Tracy) Nagel, Versailles. They have six […]

Archbold Police Log

July 2 10:59 am: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, subject returned and paid for fuel. 2:24 pm: Drive-off, Archbold Main Stop, subject to return to pay for fuel. 3:46 pm: Animal call, 1900 block S. Defiance St., cancelled, owner claimed dog from subject who found it. 5:28 pm: Domestic trouble, 100 block Christine Dr. 5:45 pm: Arrested Natasha Velez, 28, Archbold […]

Earn Degrees

Sarah J. Wyse, Archbold, earned a Bachelor of Science degree during commencement exercises at the conclusion of the 2015 winter semester in April at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Mich. —– Samantha Varner, Archbold, graduated from the Kent State University College of Arts and Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts degree during commencement exercises recently.

Kade Kern Places First

Kade Kern, Archbold, placed first in the 13-15- year-old boys age group in a Northwest Ohio Junior Golf Association match at White Pines Golf Course, Tuesday, July 7. He shot an 88.

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