2017-08-16

Four-Way Race For Two Township Trustee Seats, Five-Way Race For Three Village Council Seats



The Tuesday, Nov. 7 General Election is already proving to be interesting, with a number of contested races, and drama at the kickoff. The filing deadline for candidates was Wednesday, Aug. 9. A person can still compete for an office as a write-in candidate. State law requires that a potential write-in candidate must file a document, known as a “declaration […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Dillon Hawkins, Oregon, plaintiff vs Fulton County Processing, LTD, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Patricia Williams, Delta and Michael Williams, Boon, Mich., petitioners. Dissolution. Joseph Nofziger, Venice, Fla., plaintiff vs Connie Holsopple, Archbold, defendant. Other civil. Marriage Licenses Joliffe Graber, 41, Swanton, factory, and Amy Sprague, 42, Swanton, teacher. Arthur Bell, III, 31, Wauseon, Haas Door, and Aubry […]

Earns Scholarship



John Rufenacht, PHS ‘17 and son of Craig Rufenacht, was one of two 2017 graduates to receive a Fifth District Officials Association scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to children of Fifth District members.

Katherine M. (Thorpe) Eash



Katherine M. Eash, age 60, of Wauseon, died Tueday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Toledo Hospital following a heroic battle, winning the fight against cancer, as she fought with bravery and dignity until the end of her life.  She was born Jan. 28, 1957, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to the late Jerald C. and and Katherine Ida (Sayer) Thorpe.  She married […]

Jumping For Joy



These girls were jumping into the Archbold Swimming pool with complete abandon, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 10. The pool is always a popular spot during the summer months. From left: Gianna Alencastro, 5, Helena Johnson, 6, and Clair Bowers, 6, all of Archbold.– photo by David Pugh

No Arrests After Road Rage Incidents



No arrests resulted after two road rage incidents wound up in the Archbold Police Department parking lot. On Wednesday, Aug. 9, the on-duty officer reported he was walking to his patrol car about 9 pm, when two vehicles drove into the parking lot. A subject from the first car informed the officer she was trying to teach her daughter how […]

PHS Golf Falls To Ayersville



The Pettisville golf team lost its season opener to Ayersville 196-203, Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Wauseon. Pettisville’s Tom McWatters shared match medalist honors with the Pilots’ Jacob Starr. Both finished with low scores of 47. Drew Canada 49, Caleb Nafziger 51, Austin Horning 56, Max Leppelmeier 56, Josh Horning 58. —– In hard times, early colleges in the U.S. were […]

Douglas J. Beck



Douglas J. Beck, age 72, of rural Stryker, died early Saturday morning, Aug. 19, 2017, in Fairlawn Haven Nursing Center, Archbold, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 18, 1945, in Bryan, to the late Stanley W. and Lucille R. (Johnson) Beck.  He married Betty Lou Aeschliman on Sept. 18, 1971, at Pine Grove Mennonite Church, Stryker, and […]

Village Offer For Fire Equipment “Vague,” Says Leupp



Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, German Township Trustee, said the last village offer to purchase the township equity in the Archbold Fire Department equipment is vague and full of oddities. The trustees discussed, but took no action, on the offer during their Monday, Aug. 14 meeting. Archbold Village Council began to push for full control of the fire department in the summer […]

Banana Chocolate S’mores



24 multi-seed crackers12 squares milk chocolate12 slices banana6 marshmallows, halvedcrosswise Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place 12 crackers on baking sheet. Top with chocolate, banana and marshmallows. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes or until chocolate is melted and marshmallows are puffed and golden brown. Top with remaining crackers, pressing down slightly. Serve warm.


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