Norris Ledyard

Position: Staff Writer
E-Mail Address: nledyard@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-335-2010

Latest Stories by Norris Ledyard

Fresh cut Christmas tree sales start Black Friday

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Wauseon Lions Club once again has fresh cut Christmas trees available at Tiny's Dairy Barn, 1051 N. Shoop Ave. The club asked that you please bring any used eyeglasses for international distribution. On Black Friday, the lot will be open from noon to 7:30 p.m. Along with freshly cut fir trees, the

McDonald's grant helps with New Horizon's playground

New Horizons Academy at Sara's Garden began as a school for two students with cerebral palsy in 2012 and finished that school year with six students. In 2013, the school started with 24 students and ended the year with 41, including families that moved from their home states as far away as Alabama, Mississippi and Virginia. This school year (2014-

The gift of giving thanks

The Christ United Methodist Church, 215 N. Fulton St., will once again open their doors on Thursday for a community Thanksgiving feast. This year marks the seventh such meal of roast turkey, baked ham, made from scratch savory bread dressing, made from scratch mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry relish, rolls, coffee, beverages and all k

Safe driving urged this holiday

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, people will soon flock to the roads to visit and celebrate with family and friends. Fulton County Safe Communities reminds all travelers, whether they are heading across the country or just across town, to ensure a safe arrival and a happy holiday by buckling up - Every, Trip Every Time. “The risk o

The Wauseon Downtown Association is pleased to announce the 2014 Wauseon Christmas Parade Prince and Princess. This year's royalty include Prince Tristan Burkholder and Princess Katie Moore. They will grace the Wauseon Downtown Association Float in the Christmas parade on Saturday, Nov. 29 The parade begins at 7 p.m. at the Fulton County Courthouse

Christmas parade royalty announced

The Wauseon Downtown Association is pleased to announce the 2014 Wauseon Christmas Parade Prince and Princess. This year's royalty include Prince Tristan Burkholder and Princess Katie Moore. They will grace the Wauseon Downtown Association Float in the Christmas parade on Saturday, Nov. 29 The parade begins at 7 p.m. at the Fulton County Courthouse

Four County Career Center hosted an appreciation dinner for the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire/EMT Department, Archbold German Township Fire/EMT Department, and Henry County Sheriff's Department in an effort to thank the safety service personnel for their continued support. Tim Meister, Superintendent welcomed the honored guests. Fire & Res

Career Center pays tribute to area First Responder personnel

Four County Career Center hosted an appreciation dinner for the Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire/EMT Department, Archbold German Township Fire/EMT Department, and Henry County Sheriff's Department in an effort to thank the safety service personnel for their continued support. Tim Meister, Superintendent welcomed the honored guests. Fire & Res

Four County Career Center's Early Childhood Education student Alexandra Barber, right, of Pettisville recently donated eight inches of her hair to “Locks of Love.” Stephanie Canfield of Bryan from the Cosmetology Salon at the Career Center was her stylist.

'Barber' donates locks of love

Four County Career Center's Early Childhood Education student Alexandra Barber, right, of Pettisville recently donated eight inches of her hair to “Locks of Love.” Stephanie Canfield of Bryan from the Cosmetology Salon at the Career Center was her stylist.

Northwest State Community CollegeARCHBOLD - Northwest State Community College recently recognized ten students during the induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes. Jessica Wyse of

Wyse inducted into Alpha Delta Nu at NSCC

Northwest State Community CollegeARCHBOLD - Northwest State Community College recently recognized ten students during the induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes. Jessica Wyse of

Northwest State Community CollegeARCHBOLD - Northwest State Community College recently recognized ten students during the induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes. Jessica Wyse of

Wyse inducted into Alpha Delta Nu at NSCC

Northwest State Community CollegeARCHBOLD - Northwest State Community College recently recognized ten students during the induction ceremony for the Alpha Delta Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. In order to qualify, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average, with at least a B in all nursing classes. Jessica Wyse of

Senior News

Fulton County Senior Services. To make lunch reservations, please call: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217 Home delivery is $1.75; Suggested donation for senior resident is $1.50; Other guests $3.50. Swanton site - Monday, Wednesday and Friday Delta site - Tuesday and Thursday MENU Tuesday, Nov. 25 Minestrone soup, Italian salad, cottage cheese

Community Bulletin Board

Fulton County Senior Center Luncheon Reservations Required 419-337-9299 800-686-9217 Home delivered - $1.75 On-site suggested donation Seniors (over 60) - $1.50 All others - $3.50 MENU Tuesday, Nov. 25 Minestrone soup, Italian salad, cottage cheese and peaches and pears. Wednesday, Nov. 26 Roast turkey with savory bread dressing

Janet M. Lembach of Wauseon is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Kelli Nicole Lembach to Bradley Robert Gibson, the son of Barbara and Brent Gibson, all from Wauseon.
Kelli and Brad graduated together from Wauseon High School in 2007. Kelli continued her education at Northwest State Community College and graduated with an associa

Wedding plans announced

Janet M. Lembach of Wauseon is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Kelli Nicole Lembach to Bradley Robert Gibson, the son of Barbara and Brent Gibson, all from Wauseon. Kelli and Brad graduated together from Wauseon High School in 2007. Kelli continued her education at Northwest State Community College and graduated with an associa

Four County Career Center FFA Chapter members include over seventy-five Agriculture/Diesel Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics, Floriculture, Landscape & Greenhouse Technologies, Powersport Engine Technology, and Veterinarian Assistant students. These students work on chapter projects, compete in district, state and national FFA leadership and skill co

New FFA officers at Four County Career Center elected

Four County Career Center FFA Chapter members include over seventy-five Agriculture/Diesel Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics, Floriculture, Landscape & Greenhouse Technologies, Powersport Engine Technology, and Veterinarian Assistant students. These students work on chapter projects, compete in district, state and national FFA leadership and skill co

Community Bulletin Board

Fulton County Senior Center Luncheon Reservations Required 419-337-9299 800-686-9217 Home delivered - $1.75 On-site suggested donation Seniors (over 60) - $1.50 All others - $3.50 MENU Thursday, Nov. 20 Baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, fresh grapes and orange juice. Friday, Nov. 21 Baked chicken, mashed potatoes

There are lots of reasons to have a party. There was a “90th” birthday celebration / open house for Gordon Domeck on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) fellowship hall, 129 E. Elm St.
If you were unable to join, please send a card. Gordon and his wife, Betty will enjoy hearing from you.

Open house for Gordon's 90th birthday

There are lots of reasons to have a party. There was a “90th” birthday celebration / open house for Gordon Domeck on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) fellowship hall, 129 E. Elm St. If you were unable to join, please send a card. Gordon and his wife, Betty will enjoy hearing from you.

GILEAD LAKE, Mich. - John and Martha Tester, formally of Wauseon, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Martha Miller and John Tester were married Nov. 27, 1969 at St. Caspar Catholic Church. Father Paul Mueller officiated the ceremony.
The couple are blessed with six sons: Pat Tester, Mike and Patricia Tester, Matt and Heather Teste

GILEAD LAKE, Mich. - John and Martha Tester, formally of Wauseon, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Martha Miller and John Tester were married Nov. 27, 1969 at St. Caspar Catholic Church. Father Paul Mueller officiated the ceremony. The couple are blessed with six sons: Pat Tester, Mike and Patricia Tester, Matt and Heather Teste

Safe driving urged this holiday

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, people will soon flock to the roads to visit and celebrate with family and friends. Fulton County Safe Communities reminds all travelers, whether they are heading across the country or just across town, to ensure a safe arrival and a happy holiday by buckling up - Every, Trip Every Time. “The risk o

Several area fire departments responded to a fire at a Wauseon business early Friday morning.
An on duty Wauseon Police officer discovered something irregular at 2:09 a.m. After the initial investigation, the fire was reported at 2:13 a.m.
With temperatures in the lower 20s, fire departments from Wauseon, German Township, Swanton, Morenci and Whi

Friday morning fire at CDD

Several area fire departments responded to a fire at a Wauseon business early Friday morning. An on duty Wauseon Police officer discovered something irregular at 2:09 a.m. After the initial investigation, the fire was reported at 2:13 a.m. With temperatures in the lower 20s, fire departments from Wauseon, German Township, Swanton, Morenci and Whi

Courthouse news

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Nyla D. Stinehart to Parry S. and Karrie L. Rentz, 4235 County Road B, Swanton, $105,000. Carrie S. Kamenca to John R. Laplante, 303 Buckthorn St., Swanton, $172,000. Larry J. and Bonita E. Hudspeath to Cassie S. and Eric R. Maynhart, 7270 County Road B, Delta, $218,000. Thomas M. and Debora S. Vanwormer to Monica L. Mo

Courthouse news

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Nyla D. Stinehart to Parry S. and Karrie L. Rentz, 4235 County Road B, Swanton, $105,000. Daniel R. and Barbara Garvin, trustee by the Fulton County Sheriff Office to Ronald Momyer, 431 Indiana Road, Wauseon, $54,000. Charles and Norma J. Schuch, trustees to Zackary A. Willson, 9064 County Road S, Lyons, $55,000. Carrie





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