News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday: Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, Elaine Weyandt, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory, postlude; Kristi Miehls, song leader; Becky Elkins, worship leader; childrens lesson, Dave Elkins. Message, “Warning: Spiritual Gifts Detected.” Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Keith & Jo Short, Steve & Barb Crossgrove, greeters; Adam Cobb, worship leader, Keith Short, chorister; Jackson Kelley, Jenna Stuckey, Jordan Waidelich, music; Pat King, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006 School board accepted the resignations of A. Jean Stamm, treasurer, and Mary Ann Rupp, secretary, at a meeting Monday night, Sept. 11. Stamm served 24 years as full-time treasurer; Rupp served 35 years. Spengler Field hosted its last varsity football game, Friday, Aug. 25. The distant sound of the Archbold Marching Band can […]

Toledo Out Of CCNO

The city of Toledo is officially out of the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio. After refusing to pay its quarterly operational bill for 60 days, Toledo was removed from the Corrections Commission of Northwest Ohio, ending a quarter-century relationship with the regional jail. “Saturday (Sept. 3), all city of Toledo inmates who had been charged (with crimes) under the Toledo […]


Cancer Support Brunch with Cancer Survivors group, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m., The Union Street Grill, Bryan. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 11 am-5:30 pm, Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold; Thursday, Sept. 15, 12-6 pm, St. Caspar Church, 1205 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Genealogical Society Fulton […]

Remembering, Honoring, Giving

For everyone who lived through it, Sept. 11, 2001 was a day that changed the world, starting when that first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. A team of 19 suicidal terrorists hijacked four airliners that day, flew them into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a […]


Madeleine Wixom, left, and Marais Borton, both sophomores at Pettisville High School, hold on while on the “Wipeout” ride at the Fulton County Fair, Sunday, Sept. 4.– photo by Mary Huber


Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 26: Jessica Martin, Fayette, boy. Aug. 30: Stacey Miller, Wauseon, girl. Aug. 31: Sarah O’Neal, Delta, boy. Sept. 1: Levi & Rachel Stuckey, Napoleon, boy. Sept. 2: Danielle Garcia, Napoleon, girl.

Public Records Law Will Change The Game

Help is on the way for Ohioans who, until now, have faced a steep legal bill and a long fight when denied public records. On Sept. 28, the Ohio Court of Claims will launch a cheap, easy and quick complaint process to help residents see what their government is doing. That’s when a bill by Keith Faber, Senate president (RCelina), […]

New Commercials Encourage Viewers To “Live Archbold”

Three one-minute video advertisements designed to promote the village of Archbold cost $10,000, said Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor. Funding came from a $20,000 allocation for village promotion approved by Archbold Village Council. Fryman said during discussion of a plan to move the current alignment of St. Rts. 66 and 2 to Co. Rd. 24, some had complained village officials were […]

Hitts Named King And Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

Bud & Gertrude Hitt, Archbold, were named king and queen of the 58th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. They wed on Aug. 4, 1946, and have been married for 70 years and one month. Bud was carrying the U.S. mail in Archbold when he spotted Gertrude, who was waiting on her dad. “1945, April […]

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