Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defi- ance. Bereavement Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health […]

Norfolk Southern Must Be Mindful Of Blocked Crossings

Commerce. Commerce is defined as the exchange of goods between one location and another. Whether it’s apples to Albany, plastics to Poughkeepsie, butter to Baltimore, or furniture from Archbold to Ft. Lauderdale, goods must move. There are several modes of transportation for the movement of goods, but in Archbold, it’s two: trucks and trains. Archbold knows all about trains. Trains […]

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 1 11:12 am: Vehicle unlock, Archbold Medical Center. 3:18 pm: Found property, 100 block W. Mechanic St., returned to owner before officer arrived. 7:20 pm: Accident, N. Defiance St. at Norfolk Southern railroad crossing. Dec. 2 6:40 pm: Assault, 602 S. Lincoln St. Dec. 3 12:11 am: Citation to Gabriel Petersen, 18, Archbold, disobeyed stop sign, N. Buehrer St. […]

Building Strength At The Broken Places

Other Editors Say...

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”– Ernest Hemingway Dec. 14 marks five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. This fall, The Newtown Bee invited the families of those killed that day to share remembrances with readers; what has helped and hindered them as they have moved through these years. Some families […]

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. ADAMhs Board Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, Thursday, Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m., board office, St. Rts. 66 and 34, south of Archbold. Park Board Archbold Village […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 Employees at Fypon, Ltd., and Sauder Manufacturing, created 700 candy cane ornaments that joined 2,750 other ornaments on the boughs of the 2007 Capitol Christmas tree. Three-year-old colt pacer Artist’s View races down the home stretch to win the $555,000 Breeders Cup race at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J. The horse is […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Daniel Jewett, Metamora and Allison Jewett, Columbia, S.C., petitioners. Dissolution. Elizabeth Risner, Wauseon and Jason Risner, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution. Danielle Hanely, Adrian, Mich., plaintiff vs Matthew Hanley, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Kristina Orosco-Orner, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Samantha Herter, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Lisa McCullough, Delta, plaintiff vs Millard Vanderhorst, Adrian, Mich., defendant. Other civil. Matthew Cromly, Swanton and […]

Two Accidents Friday

There were two vehicle mishaps in the village on Friday, Dec. 8, Archbold police reports state. The first occurred at 10:41 am, when a semi, driven by Melvin L. Nofziger, 84, rural Wauseon, owned by Nofziger Trucking, rural Wauseon, was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was attempting to make a left turn to go west on Short-Buehrer Rd. […]

Unloading Christmas Gifts

The newest display in the Archbold Festival of Lights is the animated dump truck, which raises the dump bed to unload Christmas presents. The display honors Dean Miller, of the Miller Bros. Construction family, who died in January. The display was commissioned by the Miller family and was created by a local firm. The Festival of Lights is open to […]

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.) Justin Matthew Antigo, Hicksville, speeding, 53-25, Lafayette St., $47, $88. Carl Lewis Wittenmyer V, Wauseon, speeding, 69-55, Co. Rd. 14, $37, $88. Erika L. Dutcher, Wauseon, speeding, 69-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, $88. […]

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