2018-01-31

Honor Band Participants



Students from Archbold High School participated in the All- Fulton County Honor Band during a performance Sunday, Jan. 28, at Swanton High School. Front row, from left: Morgan Perry, Ariah Qaimari, Kelly Bilen, clarinet; Lauren Horst, alto sax; Riah Short, bassoon. Second row: Ivan Cobb, horn; Trea Ponce, euphonium; Connor Hagans, trumpet; Erin Reichert, horn; Mattie Thatcher, horn; Dana Voll, […]

Work Underway



Construction work is underway on a new sanitary sewer pipeline, known as the interceptor. The new pipeline will extend from the village wastewater treatment plant on Short-Buehrer Road to a point just south of the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks, and will transport wastewater from the north side of the tracks to the plant for treatment. Cost of the project is […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Alejandra Oberhaus, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Seth Oberhaus, Liberty Center, defendant. Divorce. Laura Cassady, Wauseon vs Brian Hardee, Bonneau, S.C., obligor. URESA. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs Kim Bick, Metamora, defendant. Foreclosure. Austen Neal, Delta and Amanda Neal, Toledo, petitioners. Dissolution. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Atlanta, Ga., plaintiff vs Laura Clark, […]

Wrestlers Blank Evergreen, Stop LC



Archbold wrestlers traveled to Montpelier, Thursday, Jan. 25, for a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League contests. Archbold shut out Evergreen 73-0 and defeated Liberty Center 43-19. AHS 73, Evergreen 0 Archbold scored bonus points in all but two matches to take the easy win. Gavin Grime (145 lbs.), Colton Soles (152 lbs.), Mason Babcock (182 lbs.), Gibson Burkholder (195 […]

Fulton County Residents Victims Of Card Skimmer In Lucas County



A credit card skimmer installed on gas pump number six at Ozzie’s General Market, 9980 Central Avenue, has victimized some Fulton County residents. Aaron Gladieux, a detective with the Fulton County Sheriff Department, said Monday, Jan. 29, three Fulton County residents had filed complaints of suspicious transactions on their debit card accounts starting Tuesday, Jan. 16. Anita Lopez, Lucas County […]

Honor Students



Gavin Morton, Archbold, was named to the president’s list for the 2017 first spring semester at Miami (Ohio) University. Students must be in the top 20% to qualify. —– Mary Yoder, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at the University of Dayton. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Gilmore Gets 26 Years After Shooting Deputy



Jeshua Gilmore, 18, Toledo, the man who shot and wounded a Fulton County sheriffdeputy, was sentenced to a total of 26 years and nine months in prison. After an initial sentencing date was postponed, Gilmore appeared in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Thursday, Jan. 11. The night of July 31, 2017, Gilmore was driving a stolen car with passenger Skye […]

PHS Girls Defeat Evergreen, Montpelier; Improve To 10-6



The Pettisville girls basketball team defeated Evergreen 35-28 and Montpelier 35-29 last week to improve to 10-6 on the season. PHS 35, Evergreen 28 Evergreen jumped out to an 11-4 lead after one, but the Birds came back and tied the score at 12 at the half, Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Evergreen. Pettisville outscored the Vikings 12-4 in the third […]

Downtown Archbold Railroad Crossings Blocked For 4 1/2 Hours Tuesday



Traffic congestion in the railroad network, and problems with the braking system of a train caused traffic tie-ups in Archbold yesterday, Tuesday. A westbound Norfolk Southern train blocked the Defiance Street and Franklin Street crossings in Archbold for about 4 1/2 hours, starting about 8:30 am. The train began moving a little after 1 pm. Jon Glass, public relations manager […]

County Ends 2017 With 4.4% Unemployment



Fulton County finished 2017 with a 4.4% unemployment rate in December, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced recently. That’s a seven-tenths (0.7) of a percentage point increase from the November figure of 3.7%, the lowest rate recorded in nine years and one month. In 2017, unemployment in Fulton County ranged from a high of 6.2% in February […]


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