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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.) Joshua Lee Johnson, Archbold, speeding, 67-55, Co. Rd. L, $37, $88. Joy D. Norris, rural Delta, speeding, 68-55, US20A, $37, $88. Gabrielle Mae Hall, Wauseon, speeding, 68-55, Co. Rd. 14, $37, $88. Jean […]

Stealing From Fairlawn

Since it first opened to residents just over 53 years ago, the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus has held a special place in Archbold. Fairlawn is home to very precious people: fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers, and those with needs who can best be met by Fairlawn facilities. There are places for those who are sick, and those suffering from […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Message, “Mark, The Short Story: Welcome or Resist? An Everyday Choice, Mark 12:1-27,” Nate Hamblin, Neighborhood Church, Adrian, Mich. Central Mennonite Sunday: Randy & Diane Nafziger, Terry & Donna King, greeters; Laura, Julisa & Adelynn Nafziger, prelude; Nafziger girls, offertory; call to worship & prayer, Sarah Short; Message, “Blessed by This Mess,” Dave Elkins; prayer by Regina […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, March 2, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, March 6, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, March 6, 7 p.m., council chambers, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 7, 2007 James Hunley, managing partner of Sunset Development & Investment, proposed a plan to build lowrent housing for people 55 or older during council meeting, Monday evening. The property would keep its age and salary requirements, even if Hunley sold his interest in the project to another party. Eric Beck, a freshman second baseman […]

2017 Top 25 Bible Quizzers

After two months of intensive Bible Study of Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Old Testament stories of Daniel, Ruth, Gideon and Samson, these Bible scholars were recognized at the end of the final Northwest Bible quiz meet of the season, Sunday, Feb. 26 at Central Mennonite. Front row, from left: Six-year quizzer Jacob Myers and third-year quizzer William Nofziger both finished […]

Archbold Woman Charged After Dogfight

Erin Eickmeier, Archbold, has been cited into Fulton County Western District Court after her dog allegedly attacked a neighbor’s dog about 12:30 pm, Monday, Feb. 20. The Archbold police report states an officer was called to a dogfight in Fox Chase. Robin Rittner, 53, who lives in Fox Chase, said the neighbor’s dog, described as a Siberian Husky, got loose, […]

Cars Collide On South Defiance Street

Two cars collided on South Defiance Street about 2:51 pm, Friday, Feb.17, an Archbold police report states. A car, driven by Colleen Rufenacht, 62, rural Archbold, was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was stopped in traffic about 38 feet north of Union Street. A second car, driven by Joshua Burwell, 26, Alvordton, was traveling north behind Rufenacht. They […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Feb. 17: Allison & Jason Hurt, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 18: Alyssa & Shane Bruner, Wauseon, boy. Feb. 21: Katie & Bob Black, Napoleon, boy.