Lt. Gov. Husted Announces Short-Term “Return to Play” Guidelines for Sports, Launches Campaign to Engage Young Ohioans

The Lt. Governor emphasized that this order is extended for a short, trial basis and that the responsibility is with all Ohioans to continue exercising safe practices to slow the spread of COVID-19. He announced the launch of a new, social media campaign to encourage athletes, teams, and fans to continue to take coronavirus precautions seriously. “Right now, there is […]

Carolyn May (Tingle) Figgins

Dec. 8, 1936-July 4, 2020 Carolyn May Figgins went to be with the Lord at 12:45 a.m., Saturday, July 4, 2020, finally declaring her independence from a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease at the farm she loved so much with her devoted husband by her side. She was 83. Carolyn was born December 8, 1936, in Montpelier, to the late […]

COVID-19 Update: School Guidelines, Public Health Advisory System

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday. K-12 SCHOOL GUIDANCE:  Governor DeWine announced new guidance for resuming school in the fall. “We know that each school system, and perhaps each school building, will likely look different in the fall.  We also know that Ohio has […]

Fulton County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen 
with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

The Fulton County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Thursday, July 9, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only. The hours will be as follows: Monday and Thursday from 9am–noon and 1–4pm. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the office at 419-337-9210 or emailing Kayla Miller, miller.5287@osu.edu, for 4-H youth development; Eric Richer, richer.5@osu.edu, for agriculture and natural […]

Baby Killed In Car Crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports a four-month-old baby was killed in a car crash that occurred about 4 am Thursday, July 2, on Co. Rd. R east of Co. Rd. 26 in Gorham Township. The infant, identified as Edan Makula, of Delta, was riding in a car driven by Erik Makula, 28, Delta. In a press release, OSHP officials […]

Pedestrian Killed

Officials of the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Delta man Aaron Zimmerman, 28, was killed when he was struck by a car about 12:57 am Wednesday, July 1. In a press release, OSHP officials state Kyle Knierim, Wauseon, was driving a car south on St. Rt. 108, when he struck Zimmerman, who was in the roadway south of Co. Rd. […]

2020-07-01 E-Edition

Splash Pad For Archbold?

Jennifer Kidder, director of Archbold Parks and Recreation, discussed her ideas for a splash pad at the Wednesday, June 24 Park Board meeting. In a later interview, Kidder said a splash pad is very similar to a playground, but with water features like overhead buckets that fill with water, then turn over and dump; water “cannons” that children point at […]

Family Of Ducks Living At Fairlawn

It seems Fairlawn Haven is a very duck-friendly facility. After 10 baby ducklings were rescued from a storm sewer grate at the Fairlawn Haven Retirement Campus, Thursday, May 14, another duck family (or possibly the same ones?) was spotted living in a courtyard at Fairlawn. Marilyn Yoder has a room at Fairlawn with a window that faces out into the […]

What A Catch!

Luke Rosebrook, 16, son of Mike and Jessie and a sophomore at AHS, was fishing with his friends at the Archbold Reservoir, Wednesday, June 24, when he caught this 22-pound catfish after only about 15 minutes. His bait was a live bluegill. The fish was thrown back into the water for someone else to catch.– courtesy photo