Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher

Tara N. (Bannister) Thatcher, 33, of Archbold, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She was born on Sept. 9, 1985, in Napoleon, to Nancy Bannister and Robert (Bob) Bannister (late). Tara was a 2003 graduate of Tinora High School, and then continued her education at Wright State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts. She most […]

Cathy Louise Spiess

Cathy Louise Spiess, age 64, of Archbold, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home from complications of early onset dementia. She was diagnosed with this disease in 2005. Courage, strength, and faith carried her through the many years. Cathy was born on Oct. 30, 1954 in Lancaster, Pa., the daughter of […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Palm Sunday Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Crux: Recovering and Celebrating The Significance Of The Death of Jesus-’the cover,’” Hebrews 22:9b, Jesse Kahler. Logan & Kayla Wyse welcomed Daphne Kay, born on April 10. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Randy & Becky Kauffman, Lynn & Bobbie Stuckey, greeters; Lynn Short, worship leader; Joe Graber, chorister; Jackson […]

Man Sentenced

A West Unity man was sentenced Tuesday, April 2, in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on a charge of escape: •Alex A. Roark, 28; indicted Oct. 14, 2018, on one count, escape; on Oct. 12, 2018, purposely broke or attempted to break detention, and at the time of committing the offense, the most serious offense for which he was under […]

Pettisville Softball Wins First Game

The Pettisville softball team split two games last week, falling to Holgate but winning its first game of the season in a 20-19 slugfest over Emmanuel Christian. Holgate 13, PHS 1 The Tigers visited Pettisville Monday, April 8, and scored in every inning to take home a 13-1 win over the Birds. Mackenzie Morgan suffered the loss on the mound. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 5: Chelsey Donley, Archbold, boy. April 6: Emily & Nate Hammersmith, Archbold, girl.

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.) Renae J. Sheely, rural Wauseon, speeding, 68-55, Co. Rd. 13, $37, $93. Deanna Lee Gillen, Morenci, Mich., speeding, 67-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, $93. Danny L. Steel, rural Cecil, failed to maintain assured […]

Changes For Two Ohsa State Tourneys

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced changes to the 2020 individual wrestling and girls basketball state tournaments. The state wrestling tournament will move to a Friday Saturday-Sunday format (March 13-15) at the Schottenstein Center. The state girls basketball tournament, which is the same weekend (March 12- 14), will leave the Schott. The OHSAA has not yet finalized the location […]

Newest Eagle

Maxwell Sauber, center, is the newest Eagle Scout from Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63. He received the Eagle rank– the highest in scouting– during a Court of Honor ceremony, Saturday, March 23. With him are his parents, Bruce and Cindy.– courtesy photo

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Melissa Miller, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Brad Miller, Ridgeville Corners, defendant. Divorce. Bank of America, Columbus, plaintiff vs Carolyn A. Yackee, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Joshua May, Delta, plaintiff vs Carrie May, Montpelier, defendant. Support enforcement. Diane Bartlett, Delta, plaintiff vs David Bartlett, Maumee, defendant. Support enforcement. The Huntington National Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Daneen Donnett, Wauseon, defendant. […]

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