Motorcycle Crash Kills One

Gorham Twp. – The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on October 22 at approximately 7:23 pm in Fulton County.   Two motorcycles were traveling eastbound on U.S. 20 near Co. Rd. 22 in Gorham Township when they traveled off of the right side of the roadway. Both motorcycles struck […]

COVID-19 Update: Record-Breaking Hospitalizations, $1.3 Billion for Ohio Businesses, Spread from Social Gatherings


On Tuesday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  RECORD-BREAKING HOSPITALIZATIONS Governor DeWine announced today that hospitals across Ohio are currently treating 1,221 COVID-19 patients which is the most hospitalized patients at one time since the start of the pandemic. A total of 216 of these hospitalizations […]

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Pettisville Golf Team Finishes Fourth, Leppelmeier Second At State Golf Tournament

The Pettisville boys golf team, made up of five seniors, continued to make school history last weekend at the Division III state golf tournament, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16- 17, at NorthStar Golf Club, Sunbury. In its first-ever appearance at the state tournament, the team finished fourth overall. In terms of Buckeye Border Conference schools, that matches Montpelier’s fourth-place finish […]

Drivers Failing to Stop Is Biggest Worry

School Bus Drivers Agree

Two school bus drivers interviewed recently agreed: the thing that worries them the most on their routes is other motorists passing their bus while they’re stopped, picking up or dropping off students. Linda Schmidt, transportation coordinator for Archbold Schools, said, “It does happen often,” sometimes as often as two to three times a month. And it happens most often on […]

500-Employee Firm Feels Like Family

Miller Bros. Const., Inc.

Even though Miller Bros. Const., Inc., employs over 500 people and performs construction work in several states, it’s still like family to Brad Miller, chief executive officer. Founded by brothers Dale and Floyd Miller in 1945, 75 years ago, members of the family still work in the company. The firm also has many second- and third-generation employees on staff. “You […]

Covid-19 Relief Grants Prove Popular

Annie Hernandez, fiscal supervisor for the Fulton County auditor office, said when the county COVID- 19 relief grant program for small businesses was first offered, county officials anticipated they’d get “a handful” of applications. By the application deadline on Friday, Sept. 25, 108 applications were on file, she said. The program, officially known as the Fulton County Small Business Relief […]

House Demolished

A hydraulic excavator takes another bite out of a house at the corner of Co. Rds. A and 21-3 in this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 14. The house, owned by Marlene Foor, Wauseon, had fallen into a state of disrepair. The demolition was funded through a federal grant. The Weber Company, rural Archbold, was the contractor selected by the Maumee […]

Should Trustees Allow Geocaching At Cemeteries?

Should the German Township Trustees allow geocaching in the township cemeteries? That was a question before the trustees at their Monday, Oct. 12 meeting. Geocaching is a game in which a container is hidden somewhere, and the global position system coordinates for that item are entered on the internet. Persons playing the game use a GPS device to find the […]


Matthew Rupp, PHS ‘20, son of Scott and Laura and a member of the University of Findlay Marching Oiler Brass, recently performed via livestream during Virtual Homecoming Weekend. Selections included “The Star Spangled Banner,” the UF “Alma Mater,” and other songs with university spirit.