July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Learns Of New Restaurant Plans

It wasn’t its longest executive session ever, but the 35 minutes Archbold Village Council spent behind closed doors was certainly the longest in recent memory. Council went into executive session at the start of its Monday, July 21 meeting. More...

Freeman Arrested Second Time On West Virginia Murder Charge

Charles Steven Freeman, 52, Archbold, was arrested at his residence in the Fairlawn Apartments on a murder charge stemming from the 1999 disappearance of two women. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Hannah Elisabeth Rupp

Hannah Elisabeth Rupp, 17, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., passed away suddenly from natural causes on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. A celebration of her life was held Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the East Cooper Baptist Church, 361 Egypt Road. More...

CaraLou Frey

CaraLou Frey, born "De- Vries," passed away at the age of 86 years old on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Glenn Park assisted living in Defiance. Born at the DeVries home on South Defiance Street in Archbold on Dec. More...

Michael D. Erbskorn

Michael D. Erbskorn, age 60, of Willoughby Hills, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Erieside Church on the Boulevard, 221 E. 320th St., Willowick, OH 44095. More...

People

Walthers Observe 55th Anniversary

Lowell and Marilyn Walther, Archbold, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary. Lowell Walther and Marilyn Dermer were married July 25, 1959. More...

Honor Students

Katherine Moody and Garrett Morton, both of Archbold, were named to the president’s list while Mary Sauder, Archbold, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013-14 second semester at Miami (Ohio) University. More...

Earns Degree

Belana Antar earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University the weekend of May 9. More...

Opinion

Why Does EMS Money Go To The General Fund?

Some months ago, the Fulton County commissioners decided to take some of the money raised by the county Emergency Medical Service program and divert it into the general fund. More...

Letter To The Editor

The Pettisville School Board sent a letter to the Fulton County commissioners thanking them for their efforts on behalf of the Pettisville sidewalk project. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 28, 2004 Headline–Archbold To Induct Inaugural Sports Hall Of Fame Members Council probably will make decisions about the North Defiance Street reconstruction in September. It is estimated to cost $2 million. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Roger Johnson, worship leader; Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; message, “The Phenomenon of Pride,” Trey Sonnenberg. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 13: Jenna & Matthew Fitch, Delta, girl. July 14: Brittany & Justin Schieber, Napoleon, girl. July 16: Elissa & Tyler Norris, Wauseon, girl. More...

New Fairlawn CEO Hired; Identity Secret

The Fairlawn Haven Retirement Community Board of Trustees has selected a new chief executive officer, but has chosen not to release the name. The new person will replace Steve Ringenberg, who retired June 1 after more than 29 years as Fairlawn CEO. More...

Launch!

Meleah Plank, 11, Pettisville, launches herself off the high dive at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Monday, July 21. She was one of many cooling off in the water on a warm day. More...

News

AHS Gets Soft-Serve Frozen Yogurt Machine

Under the heading of “Why didn’t they do this while I was in school?” comes news that Archbold High School will get a soft-serve frozen yogurt machine. More...

Turnpike Traffic Down At Archbold Exit 25

The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission said 353,000 vehicles passed through Exit 25, the Archbold Fayette exit, during 2013. More...

Black Swamp Benefit Auction Up 7.5%

The three auctions at the Black Swamp Benefit raised about 7.5% more than last year, Charles Nafziger, event chairman, said last week. More...

Public Record

Five Archbold Residents Among Those Indicted

Five Archbold residents were among the 15 people indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury. More...

Liechty Indicted In Connection With Pursuit

Joshua D. Liechty, 33, Fayette, has been indicted by the Fulton County grand jury in connection with a vehicle pursuit in Wauseon, and possession of methamphetamine. More...

Phone Scam Fails

When telephone scammers tried to victimize Sue Segrist, 57, Archbold, they failed. Segrist told police on Thursday, July 17, she had received calls from “Card Services” regarding her credit card. More...

Sports

AHS Fall Sports To Start Practices

Fall sports start next week at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Practices begin Friday, Aug. More...

Defiance Wins State ACME Title

Defiance (26-5) won its third straight state ACME baseball title with a 1-0 eight-inning victory over Perrysburg, Friday, July 18, at Archbold. More...

Flying!

The camera captured Haylee Valle, 8, Archbold, in mid-air after she launched herself off the high dive at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Monday, July 21. The high dive is always a popular attraction at the pool.– photo by David Pugh More...

Recipe Corner

Pistachios Roasted With Smoked Chile Tequila And Limes

1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/2 cup granulated sugar 4 large chipotle chiles canned in adobo: approximately 3 ounces 2 tablespoons adobo sauce: from the canned chipotle chiles 6 tablespoons silver tequila 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 pounds pistachio nuts in the More...