2016-08-03

Archbold EMS Log



July 8 8:57 pm: 1300 block Co. Rd. 21-3, medical, flown by helicopter ambulance to St. Vs. July 9 10:47 am: Fox Chase, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 11:57 am: 800 block Ringenberg Drive, ill, transported to FCHC. 3:55 pm: 700 block E. Lutz Rd. (709 E. Lutz), medical alarm, transported to FCHC. 8:32 pm: 400 block High […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006 Voters of the Archbold Area School District turned down the levy request put before them by a margin of 390 votes in the Tuesday, Aug. 8 special election. The final tally was 1,390 votes against and 976 in favor, or 58.3% to 41.7%. The figure does not include 92 absentee and provisional ballots, […]

Investigate Fatal Crash



The Ohio State Highway Patrol has yet to release the name of the victim of a single-pickup crash that claimed a life about 7:54 am, Friday, July 29. In a press release, the OSHP stated the pickup was traveling south on St. Rt. 64, north of Co. Rd. S, when it went off the left side of the roadway and […]

County Unemployment Up For June, Under 5%



The Fulton County unemployment rate for June was 4.4%, up one-half of one percentage point from the May figure of 3.9%, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced. Economists generally consider a 5% unemployment rate as “full employment.” The Fulton County rate has been below 5% since April, when it was 4.4%. In 2015, Fulton County spent nine […]

Spots Suspected Marijuana



Archbold police are investigating a suspected case of possession of marijuana in connection with a complaint of illegal parking. Police were called to the East Gardens complex about 11:45 pm, Saturday, July 23, for a vehicle that was illegally parked in a handicapped spot. When an officer arrived, he looked into the vehicle, and “in plain sight was a plastic […]

Alex Products To Create 100 New Jobs



Alex Products, Inc., a Tier I and Tier II automotive supplier, announced a $2.15 million expansion and the creation of 100 new full-time positions, Monday, Aug. 1. The company manufactures automotive seat frames, tooling and automation equipment. The expansion includes its three plants in Ridgeville Corners, Bryan, and Paulding. The company expects to generate $2.9 million in new annual payroll […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court James Buck, Delta, plaintiff vs Kristina Mussman, Toledo, defendant. Divorce Elisha Gomez, Wauseon and Matthew Gomez, Adrian, Mich., petitioners. Dissolution. Capital One Bank, Norcross, Ga., plaintiff vs Joshua Bostelman, Wauseon, Other civil. Capital One Bank, Norcross, Ga., plaintiff vs Brandy Nofziger, Fayette, defendant. Other civil. Capital One Bank, Norcross, Ga., plaintiff vs Melissa Nevers, Metamora, defendant. Other […]

Fayette School Levy Passes

Issue Unofficially Passes 235-198

Voters in the Gorham-Fayette school district approved a $1.4-millio bond issue and an additional 1.1-mill permanent improvement levy 235-198, Tuesday, Aug. 2, in a special levy. The results are unofficial. The bond issue money will be used to construct a 2,900 sq. ft. addition to the school ag lab and to expand outdoor athletic facilities.-Posted 8.2, 9:14 pm

Ridgeville Community Days



Ridgeville Corners held its biannual Ridgeville Community Days, Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31. Clockwise from upper left: Mike Behnfeldt, Ridgeville Corners, spikes the ball as Seth Nofziger, Archbold, attempts a block in the sand volleyball tournament; Luke Beck, 3 1/2, Ridgeville Corners, speeds by in the 5K Run/Walk; Blaney Huffman, 7, Archbold, drives a ping pong ball through a golf […]

Man Found Dead In Goll Woods



Daryl Lee Jones, 56, who was reported missing from the Defiance area, has been found dead in Goll Woods. Defiance police made the announcement in a Saturday, July 30 press release. Jones was last seen Saturday morning, July 23, when he left for work in Napoleon. His wife reported him missing the following day. His car and his wallet were […]


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