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New Free Clinic Offers Care For County's Uninsured

Fulton County residents who do not have private health insurance, and are ineligible for government programs, have another option. The Free Clinic of Fulton County opened Tuesday night, Aug. More...

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Obituaries

Kenneth F. Grieser

Kenneth F. Grieser, age 94 years, of Defiance, passed away Tuesday evening, July 31, 2007, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where he had resided since April 20, 2007. He was born Nov. More...

Lois M. Rathge

May 22, 1927-July 17,2007 Lois Mary Rathge died July 17, 2007 at Anna Kaseman Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Born May 22, 1927, in Sherwood, she was the daughter of Emil and Lena Schroeder. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 29 2:20 am: Noise, East Gardens, advised to keep it down. 6:24 pm: Vandalism, 306 S. Lincoln St. July 30 12:29 am: Vehicle vandalism, 200 block Burke St. 12:48 am: Gunshot, 312 S. Lincoln St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

July 12 5:34 pm: 400 block W. Lutz Rd., injured subject, transported from residence to Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. July 13 1:15 pm: Auto accident, Stryker St. More...

Archbold Fire Log

July 19 11:48 pm: Heritage Inn, fire in clothes dryer. July 22 7:10 pm: 625 Cardinal Dr., Juanita Nies, property owner, stove top fire, call cancelled. July 24 2:57 pm: 3265 Co. Rd. More...

People

Krills Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Melvin and Betty Krill were married at Broadway Methodist Church, in Toledo, Aug. 10, 1957. The couple has two children Tom and Scott. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Aug. 11 at dinner. More...

Whitney Lecklider In Henry County Tomato Pageant

Whitney Lecklider represents Ridgeville Township in the 2007 Henry County Tomato Festival Parade and Pageant, Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Henry County Fairgrounds in Napoleon. More...

Qualify For State Fair

Nicole Hurst, Rebekah Eggers, and Elizabeth Wiemken, from left, will travel to the Ohio State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 9 to represent Henry County at the style review with their best of class sewing projects. More...

Opinion

Medical Clinic Helps Citizens

Medical professionals and others in Fulton County are joining together to seal gaps in the social safety net. The Fulton County Free Clinic, which opens this week, is intended to provide medical care for persons who have none. More...

Dog Owners: Be Responsible

While a dog provides wonderful companionship to all members of the family, not everyone wants one. Dogs require lots of responsibility. Having a pet gives parents an opportunity to instruct children in responsibility, and the joy thereof. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997 Following a 20-minute executive session, council approved naming Grant Bernath, street commissioner, as the new zoning inspector. More...

Football Frenzy Begins

Two-a-day workouts for the 2007-08 high school football season officially started Thursday, Aug. 2, and the Blue Streaks wasted no time in getting on the field. More...

Ridgeville Trustees Put Park Before Voters

The Ridgeville Township Trustees took the first step toward creating a park in the unincorporated community of Ridgeville Corners, Monday night, Aug. 6. More...

What A Doll!

Nagel's Doll-Making Hobby Becomes Business At Show

During the day, Melanie Nagel is assistant administrator of the Village of Archbold. Evenings, she works in a home "salon." Only this "salon" isn't for real people. It's for dolls- dolls that look like real people. More...

News

Ice Cream Treat

Michal Strawn, left, and Aleah Lambright, 15, Archbold, dish up ice cream sundaes during the Adriel Ice Cream Social, held Thursday, July 19, at the Ruihley Park Pavilion.- photo by David Pugh More...

Article

- - - Humor- Two blind pilots walked into the cockpit. One had a dog the other a tap cane. When the passengers saw a large body of water they screamed and the plane lifted. More...

North Carolina Piedmont Sauce

15 ounces white vinegar 15 ounces cider vinegar 3 1.2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 1 1.2 ounces Tabasco sauce 1 3.4 ounces sugar 4 teaspoons cracked black peppercorns Combine all ingredients and mix well. Use immediately or refrigerate. More...

Business

Council Grants ConAgra Break On Water, Sewer Bills

Water and wastewater rate cuts for the Archbold ConAgra plant advantage was approved by Archbold Village Council, giving company managers a competitive edge. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told councilmen at the Monday night, Aug. More...

Grandad Sees Third Generation Lead Business

Even at 90, Ed Baus, Archbold, still is in the family automobile business. He sold Nofzinger Motor Sales to his son and daughterin law, Larry and Eileen, in 1986, originally located on E. Mechanic St., Archbold. More...

Short Wins Bid On Local Farm

A 28-acre farm with a 1 1/2- story home, all owned by Patricia Murphy, was sold at public auction, Thursday, Aug. 2. Mark Short won the $160,500 bid for the property, located at 17607 Co. Rd. D, just east of Pettisville. More...

Sports

Players Tease, Respect Football Managers

The 11- and 12-year-old managers of the Archbold High School Blue Streak football program say they're teased by some football players, but treated with respect by others. More...

St. John's Christian Wins Church Volleyball

The 2007 church league volleyball winner is St. John's Christian Church, Archbold, above. They defeated St. John Lutheran 15-11, 15-13 in the finals, Monday, Aug. 6. More...

Archbold Middle School Fall Sports Start Practices

Archbold Middle School begins fall sports practices: 7th Grade Volleyball: Tryouts: Aug. 15-17, 10 am-noon, middle school. 8th Grade Volleyball: Tryouts: Aug. 15, 10 am-noon, high school; Aug. 16-17, middle school. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Raisin Banana Energy Bars

1 cup quick-cooking oats 1 cup chopped nuts 1.3 cup butter 1.2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1.4 cup honey 1 cup raisins 1 cup dried banana chips 1 cup honey-coated graham cereal squares Heat oven to 350 degrees. More...

Recipe Corner

Real Old-Fashioned Lemonade

14 lemons 2 cups sugar, or to taste 8 cups cold water Ice cubes squeeze the juice from 12 of the lemons. In a large pitcher, combine lemon juice and sugar; stir to dissolve the sugar. Cut remaining lemons into cartwheel slices. More...

Recipe Corner

Mustard BBQ Sauce

1 ounce vegetable oil 1 pound chopped onions 1 1.2 ounces minced garlic 16 ounces white vinegar 11 ounces spicy brown mustard 2 teaspoons celery seed 3 1.2 ounces sugar Salt, as needed Ground black pepper Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium hea More...