2017-05-31

Kruse Honors War Dead, Wing Tells of Vietnam At Memorial Day Services



In Memorial Day services in Archbold and Pettisville, Jeffrey Kruse, a U.S. Air Force major general, and Steve Wing, a Vietnam veteran, honored the nation’s war dead. In speaking at Archbold and Pettisville services, Monday, May 29, Kruse remembered a visit to Flanders Fields, subject of the famous poem, “In Flanders Fields” about those who died during the World War […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Tiffany Flathers, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Thomas Flathers, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic violence. Alisha Cammarn, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Adam Partin, Delta, defendant. Domestic violence. Citi Bank, NA, Austin, Texas, plaintiff vs Sharon Wise, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure. Terry Ashbaugh, Archbold, plaintiff vs Betty Ashbaugh, Napoleon, defendant. Divorce. Wendy Bailey, Delta, plaintiff vs Jonathan Bailey, Bluffon, Ind., defendant. Divorce. Swancreek Township, […]

Five Persons Sentenced



Five persons were sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court recently: •Fred Kreiner, 50, Wauseon; originally indicted Jan. 9 on two counts, failure to stop after an accident; entered guilty plea to one count, failure to stop after an accident; on Oct. 7, 2016, failed to stop after an accident that caused serious physical harm to another person; sentenced Wednesday, […]

Ridgeville Corners Road Closure Starts Mon.



The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced the replacement of a culvert on US 6 in Ridgeville Corners that will close part of the downtown area. US 6 will close starting Monday, June 5, between First Street and Co. Rd. 20B. Both First Street and Co. Rd. 20B are west of the five-point intersection of the highway, Co. Rd. X, […]

Man Sentenced



A Wauseon man was sentenced to a prison term in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, May 16: •David Mattin, 36; originally indicted Nov. 21, 2016, on one count each, criminal damaging or endangering, domestic violence, resisting arrest; entered guilty plea to one count, domestic violence; on Oct. 30, 2016, caused physical harm to family or household member; sentenced to […]

Truck Vandalized



A pickup owned by Carmella Lee Cerda, 50, 606 South Pleasant Street, was vandalized sometime between 3:30 pm, Friday, May 19, and 10 am the following day. She reported someone drew obscene pictures on the vehicle while it was parked in the street. The case is closed pending further information.

Archbold High School Graduates 99



Archbold High School presented diplomas to members of the Class of 2017, Sunday, May 28. The Class of 2017 is the 125th class to graduate from AHS. Aaron Rex, superintendent, told the graduates the commencement exercise marks the end of one stage of life, and the start of a new one. He said the class had been positively impacted by […]

Juveniles Climb Roof; Shoot Others With BB Gun



Several reports involving juveniles were filed with Archbold police recently, ranging from kids on the roof of a building to a child reportedly shooting others with a BB gun. Police were informed that two juveniles were on the roof of The Rock at Archbold United Methodist Church, the former church parsonage, 204 Walnut Street. The report, phoned in by an […]

Rupp, McQuade Advance To Elite Eight Before Falling At State Tennis



Jereme Rupp, an AHS senior, and Luke McQuade, a junior, won their first doubles match at the Division II state boys tennis tournament before falling in the second round, Friday, May 26. The first boys doubles team in AHS history to advance to state, Rupp and Mc- Quade defeated Circleville Logan Elm’s Avery Clouse and Jonathan Reisinger 7-6, 6-1 in […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Seventh Sunday of Easter Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Melissa Kinkaid, prelude; Lisa Waidelich, worship leader; Cloyce & Nancy Nofziger, Cork & Peg Rufenacht, greeters; Randy Kauffman, chorister; Elaine Frey, childrens lesson. Message by Matt Weaver. West Clinton Mennonite Sunday: Ryan, Kelly, Locke, Emery & Finnlee Boulton, greeters; Faye Grater, prelude, offertory; P33:3, gathering songs; Eric & Marla Miller, worship leader; Evan […]


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