2016-11-23

Man Sentenced



A Montpelier man was sentenced on a bad check charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, Nov. 17: •Jayson Franks, 34; originally indicted Jan. 11 on one count, felony theft; pled no contest in November to one misdemeanor count, passing bad checks; on or about Oct. 15, 2015, wrote a check knowing it would be dishonored; sentenced to […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006 The Archbold Area School Board selected Christine Ziegler for the next district treasurer. She will receive a salary of $64,000 per year. David Yoder, board president, said the decision to hire Ziegler was based on her credentials, experience and skill level. Archbold water users will see water bills trickle upward in December, followed […]

Public Meetings



SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Trustees German Township Trustees, Monday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold.

2016-11-23 E-Edition

Two Sentenced



A Swanton man was sentenced on domestic violence and receiving stolen property charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, Nov. 14: •Jeffrey Boda, 32; indicted June 20 on one count, domestic violence; indicted July 18 on four counts, breaking and entering, one count each, grand theft of a motor vehicle, theft; pled guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence in August; […]

Phyllis Marie Hess



Phyllis Marie Hess, 92, Taylors, S.C., entered the presence of her Lord and Savior on Nov. 4, 2016. She was born in Archbold, Ohio, the daughter of Elmer E. and Esther Slagle Rupp. She attended Bob Jones University and was a graduate of the Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, […]

Archbold Logo Change Wasn’t Because Of Pressure, Says Fryman



A Wisconsin-based group has announced it made the village of Archbold drop a logo that prominently featured a Christian church. But Jeff Fryman, mayor, said the group’s pressure had nothing to do with it. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, which describes itself as “a national nonprofit organization with more than 23,000 nonreligious members across the country, including 600-plus in Ohio,” […]

Dale L. Klopfenstein



Dale L. Klopfenstein, age 82, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Toledo Hospital. He was born in Wauseon on Sept. 19, 1934, to the late Arthur Klopfenstein and Alice (Merillat) Klopfenstein. Dale was a graduate of Pettisville High School in 1952. He was preceded by his wife, Judy Allen Klopfenstein, and later married Beverly Gorsuch Frey […]

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‘AMBITIOUS PLAN’ Pays Off For Archbold Man On Game Show


Not many people get the opportunity to try their luck on a popular game show. Josh Parrott, Archbold, got that chance and made the most of it. Parrott, a physical therapist at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, was recently featured on the television game show “Wheel of Fortune” and came home a big winner. “It’s been kind of a whirlwind […]

Case Of Bosco The Dog Ends



The case of Bosco, a mixedbreed pit bull that bit his adopted owner, is at an end. The case, which started as a routine dog bite, spiraled into the dog being seized by Fulton County sheriff deputies and a Lucas County pit bull rescue group being convicted of a criminal charge. Bosco bit the hand of the husband of a […]


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