Demi Wyse, Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2016, Has First Birthday Thursday

Demi Jay Wyse will have a very big day tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 5. The daughter of Landon and Rachel Wyse, Archbold, will have her very first birthday, which signals two things. First, she will have been a part of the family, which includes brother Harrison, 6, and sister Presley, 4, a full year. And second, she is giving up her […]

Lucinda “Cindy” Rose Heckel

Lucinda “Cindy” Rose Heckel, 65, of Archbold, peacefully passed into Jesus’ arms while surrounded by family and friends on New Year’s Day 2017. Cindy was born to Paul and Katie (Huard) Heckel on May 23, 1951. She spent the first 10 years of her life on her father’s small farm in Edon before moving to Archbold in 1961. She graduated […]

Health Department Urges Citizens To Get FluVaccine

The Fulton County Health Department issued a press release last week urging people to get the influenza vaccine, also known as a flu shot. “The flu season just really gets going in December, and it goes through March. Sometimes it’s earlier,” said Cindy Rose, director of nursing at the health department. Already, Rose said, there are reported cases of the […]


Deloris M. “Dee” Wyse, 87, Archbold, died Dec. 31, 2016. Survivors include her husband, Marvin “Tex,” and three sons. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Aeschliman Receives Haymaker Award

Mike Aeschliman, owner and president of S-W Mills, Archbold, received the National Hay Association annual Haymaker of the Year award at the NHA convention in September. The award honors NHA members “who show outstanding service, dedicated leadership, generous contributions, exceptional performance, or inspiring commitment to the NHA and the hay industry. “The award is the highest honor that an NHA […]

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.) William LG Rennels, rural Tiffin, failure to maintain control, Co. Rd. R, $102, $88. Lisa Clemmens-Sugg, Delta, failed to yield at stop sign, Co. Rd. C at St. Rt. 108, $102, $88. Sullivan […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

United Methodist Church Sunday: Matt Slawinski, Julie Brink, sound/video; Susan Cheeseman, liturgist; Susie Slawinski, pianist; special music, “For God So Loved The World,” chancel choir. Message, “Three Gifts,” Jim Nathan. St. James Lutheran Sunday: Sunday worship service led by James Strawn. Brayden Herman, acolyte; Lois Badenhop, organist. Altar flowers by Ron & Pat Richards for their 60th wedding anniversary. St. […]

Klopfenstein Sentenced

Preston Alan Klopfenstein, 21, formerly of Archbold, was mentally ill when he attacked his mother with a steak knife on Sept. 23, 2015. ScottHaselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, released that information in a sentencing press release, issued Tuesday, Dec. 27. P. Klopfenstein appeared in Fulton County Common Pleas Court and was sentenced on charges of assault and aggravated menacing, Friday, […]


Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Jan. 5&19, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Nursing Mom’s Group Nursing Mom’s Group, Thursday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m., Crossroads Church, 845 E. Leggett St., Wauseon.

Vehicles Collide

A pickup and a car collided on South Defiance Street near Elm Street about 7:05 pm, Saturday, Dec. 24, an Archbold police report states. Hanna Rabe, 16, 405 South Defiance Street, was traveling south on South Defiance Street, and was attempting to turn right, or west, into her driveway. Her car drove left, into the center turn lane, before attempting […]