Fulton Co. Health Center July 24: Brianne & Keegan Mack, Wauseon, girl. July 26: Heather Thebeau, Wauseon, boy. A daughter, Reagan Grace, was born May 24, 2018, at Toledo Hospital to Kyle and Aubrey McCalla, Archbold. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Pam Bly, Archbold; Lori McCalla, Columbus; and Perry and Karla McCalla, […]

Groups Need Proper Procedures To Protect Their Money

Archbold and the surrounding area have been blessed with a wide variety of volunteer groups and organizations working for the betterment of others. These groups raise funds for worthy causes. Many handle significant amounts of cash. Most of the time, there is never a problem. The money is spent where it was intended. But sometimes, the money that so many […]

Rupps Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Wesley and Kathy Rupp, Archbold, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Wesley Rupp and Kathy Nofziger were married Aug. 5, 1978, at North Clinton Mennonite Church by Pastor Bob Schloneger. The couple has three children: Becky (Brandon) Rhodes, Valerie (Nicholas) Rice, and Chad (Tiffany) Rupp. They also had 28 foster children. They also have 11 grandchildren.

Old Photo Corner

This photo, taken in 1944, is from Margeret Rupp, Archbold. Standing on the steps of The Farmers & Merchants State Bank is Alvin Stamm and the entire bank staff. From left: Viola Rupp, Doris Lauber Rupp, and Margeret Heer Rupp.


Blood Drives Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Aug. 4, 9 am-2 pm, Harley Davidson, 862 American Road, Napoleon; Tuesday, Aug. 7, 6 am-12 pm, Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Aug. 3, birthday treat; Aug. 6, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 Mary Jo (Grime) Ferguson, AHS ‘85, Lorain, has been named Ohio State School Teacher of the Year by the Ohio School Resource Officers Association. John Kaylor, deputy superintendent of Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, said the board voted to go ahead with a 50,000 square-foot office building on Nolan Parkway in the Archbold […]

FFA News

Matt Rupp and Jessie Mc- Watters, Pettisville FFA members and juniors, were among thousands of FFAers who converged on Washington, D.C., this summer for the Washington Leadership Conference. Rupp, chapter student advisor and the son of Scott and Laura, said, “I thought WLC was very eye-opening to what was going on in the world. “I had a great time seeing […]

4-H News

A Countryside Clovers 4-H meeting was held Tuesday, July 24, at the Memorial Park Shelterhouse. The last bit of demonstrations were being finished. The group raised $450 at the bake sale. The next meeting is Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Fairlawn. Members will line up at 6 p.m. to show their projects. It will be the last 4-H meeting for the […]

Archbold Police Log

July 20 12:27 pm: Suspicious person, Savvy Dog. 12:38 pm: Subject needed help with oxygen line, 700 block E. Lutz Rd., ALS-1 took care of. 2:38 pm: Fraud, on station. July 21 6:10 am: Suspicious activity, subject running in alley, 200 block N. Defiance St. 6:15 am: Assist Fulton County sheriff deputies, 23000 block Co. Rd. F. 7:59 am: Road […]

Public Meetings

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

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