September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School Report Cards Not Most Important Measure, Says Rex

Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, said the most recent round of school report cards is one measure of what the district does. But it’s not the most important measure. More...

Flashing Stop Signs For Co. Rds. 24 & E?

The German Township trustees are looking at installing stop signs with flashing red lights at Co. Rds. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Jill Elizabeth Hale

Jill Elizabeth Hale, loving wife and mother, age 63, of Wauseon, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in her home. Mrs. Hale had worked for the Fulton County Senior Center for many years. She had also worked for the Mustang Corp. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Justin D. Woodby, 36, Archbold, died Sept. 13, 2017. Survivors include his wife, Shannon, and one daughter. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Boy Faces Juvenile Court Charge For Stolen Car

A 16-year-old Archbold boy faces a criminal charge in juvenile court in connection with the theft of a car from Archbold, Thursday, Sept. More...

Thief Uses Crowbar To Rob Wauseon Store

A thief used a crowbar to rob the Circle K convenience store on the northwest corner of Airport Highway and Co. Rd. 14 in Wauseon, Sunday night, Sept. 17.  A second robbery occurred about 2 1/2 hours later in Napoleon.  More...

Juvenile Advised Of Unwise Behavior

An Archbold police officer had occasion to warn a boy that starting fires was both not wise and unacceptable behavior.  The officer was told of the juvenile setting fires to paper towels near the restrooms at Woodland Park at about 3:27 pm, Sund More...

Opinion

A Lesson In Bad Sportsmanship

Winning is great. It means an individual or team has met an opponent on the field of competition and come out on top.  Winning is exciting. It pumps up self-esteem. It is the reward for hard work and it’s good for school kids. More...

A Debt Not Fully Paid To 9/11 First Responders

Other Editors Say...

Nearly 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001. But the toll from the tragedy continues to grow daily.  As of March, 1,319 people have died from exposure to the toxic environment created by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007   Bekah Ruffer, homecoming queen, and Luke Cameron, king, are dressed for the crowning. They appear with Lyndsay Gladieux, preschool flower girl, and Noah Pauley, crown bearer.  More...

Recipe Corner

Maple-Pecan Crusted Goat Cheese With Crackers

Recipe Corner

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1/3 cup finely chopped dried cranberries 1 log (10.5 ounces) plain goat cheese 1 pkg (3.54 ounces) crackers   Preheat oven to 350 deg More...

Roast Turkey Recipe

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Arrange an oven shelf in the lower third of the oven.  Remove neck and giblets from body cavity of turkey. More...

Archbold School Officials Apologize After Fan Plants Flag On Indians’ Field After Win

Aaron Rex, Archbold School District superintendent, apologized for the behavior of AHS students and a Blue Streak fan who planted an Archbold flag in the center of the Wauseon football field.  Reports say that after Archbold defeated Wauseon 24- More...

New Archbold Middle School In Future?

The Archbold School Board began looking at a building project for the middle school in a special meeting, Monday, Sept. More...

Enjoying Music

Top: People gathered to enjoy an “Austin ToArchbold” concert, Thursday evening, Sept. 14. More...

 

News

ACT Lion King Cast Rehearsing In ‘Prides’

When a group of Lions band together, the group is called a “pride.”  Archbold Community Theatre is also using prides, but this time, they are groups of boys and girls rehearsing for the stage production of “The Lion King Jr.&rd More...

Minor Issues With Co. Rd. 25 Bridge

Ben Rowland, bridge engineer with the Fulton County Engineer office, said there were minor problems with the Co. Rd. 25 bridge replacement.  The bridge, located about 1,000 feet north of Co. Rd. More...

Additional Fulton County Junior Fair Results

Additional winners from the 2017 Fulton County Junior Fair. Previous results were published in the Sept. More...

Sports

Lions Club Trophy Returns To Archbold

For four straight years, from 2013-2016, Archbold endured the pain of watching Wauseon hoist the Lions Club trophy.  The streak came to an end, Friday, Sept. More...

Victory

Trevor Short, a senior on the AHS football team, kisses the Lions Club trophy after the Streaks defeated Wauseon 24-21, Friday, Sept. 15. It was the first time Archbold won the trophy since 2012, when Short was in junior high.– courtesy photo More...

AHS Golfers Raise NWOAL Record To 4-1

Archbold defeated Patrick Henry and Swanton to raise its Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf record to 4-1 last week.  The Streaks also defeated Antwerp and Fairview in a tri-match, and Holgate in a dual match. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Jeff & Rebecca Smith, mission moment. Message, “2 Corinthians: Untying the Knots-A Knot of Change,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 7: Brandi & Mathew Good, Bryan, boy. Sept. 8: Sabrina & Christopher Mason, Wauseon, boy; Mary Kelly, Pioneer, girl. Sept. 12: Hilary & Austin Opdycke, Archbold, girl. More...

Organizations

Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Mood Disorders More...