Honor Students

Tyson Lersch and Lyndsey Rupp, both of Archbold, and Chandler Tuckerman, Wauseon, were named to the dean’s list for the 2015 spring semester at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Man Gets Jail Term

A man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, July 21, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release: •David W. Demecs, 63, Swanton; originally indicted March 16 on charges of felonious assault, criminal damaging or endangering, and possessing criminal tools; on Feb. 27, he damaged a vehicle and assaulted another person; guilty plea entered […]

Fayette Man Dies Monday

Barry Leady, 65, who lived in the 12000 block of Co. Rd. 23, died Monday, July 27, of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Tracy Zuver, Fulton County Sheriff Department chief deputy, said deputies received a call from a third party at about 8:37 pm who was concerned about Leady. Deputies went to Leady’s home to check on his welfare. When […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday: Music team, prelude, offertory; Karen Grieser, call to worship, prayer of confession, prayer of response. Music team/Randy Nafziger, “All Who Are Thirsty,” “Better is One Day,” “Oh, Have You Not Heard.” Sheila Gruenhagen, childrens prayer. Message, “Greater Than,” Dave Elkins. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Cork & Peg Rufenacht, Rollin & Jean Miller, greeters; Bobbie Stuckey, Bill Stuckey, prelude, […]

Edward D. Baus

Edward D. Baus, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 23, 2015, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. He was born April 2, 1917, at Wauseon, the son of Peter and Katherine (Erbes) Baus. A graduate of Archbold High School, he served in Civilian Public Service during W.W. II at Medaryville, Ind., and Terry, Mont. […]

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Earn Scholarships

Two local students received scholarships from the Bowling Green State University College of Education and Human Development this spring. Emily Eicher, PHS ‘13 and the daughter of Curt and Elaine, was awarded the Dwight and Marlene Short Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. A sophomore majoring in inclusive early childhood education, she is a member of Relay for Life, Dance […]

Sheriff, Highway Patrol Crash Reports

There were several auto mishaps reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department and Ohio State Highway Patrol during July. Several are profiled below. •Friday, July 3, 8:01 pm: An OSHP report states an SUV, driven by Russell H. Thompson, 69, Angola, Ind., with passenger Patricia Wander, 64, Hudson, Ind., was traveling west on US20A, approaching the Co. Rd. 21 intersection; […]


Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Aug. 3, Jane Rupp, piano; Aug. 5, blood pressure check; Aug. 7, bring your grandkids to bingo, birthday treat; Aug. 10, concert by Sons of the Old West; Aug. 12, Medicare word games; Aug. 17, healthy recipes with Kris Jemmott; Aug. 19, toenail clinic; Aug. 24, […]

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.) Kyle A. Ferguson, Montpelier, speeding, 48-35, W. Main St., Fayette, $37, $88. Kevin Ray Booher II, Wauseon, failure to control, Co. Rd. K, $102, $88. Alexa Eve Shook, Maumee, speeding, 82-55, US20A, $150, […]