August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold School District Adds 11 To Staff

A total of 11 persons will join the staff of the Archbold Area School District for the 2007-08 school year. They will serve in teaching, and other capacities. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Herbert G. Kingsbury

Herbert G. Kingsbury, age 82, of Spring Arbor, Mich., passed away Aug. 7, 2007 at Arbor Manor Care Center. Born Oct. 8, 1924, he was a son of Milo and Bessie (Casler) Kingsbury. More...

Paul M. Short

Paul M. Short, age 88 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, Aug. 13, 2007, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice, where he was admitted Friday. He was born Dec. More...

Deaths

Leon D. Rupp, 76, Wauseon, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007, in his home. Survivors include his wife, Clara Pletcher Rupp, Wauseon; a son, Vernon (Elaine) Rupp, Wauseon; four daughters, Mrs. Duane (Roselyn) Short, Wauseon, Mrs. More...

People

Couple Celebrates Silver Anniversary

David and Tracy Knisely were married Aug. 14, 1982, by Charles Zimmerman, pastor, in the Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church. They are the parents of three children, Michelle, Kristoffer, and Katie. More...

Casey Short Accepted Into Honors Program

Casey Short, 2007 Archbold High School graduate, was accepted into the honors program for the coming year at Adrian (Mich.) College. The daughter of Michael and Dana Short, rural Archbold, she will join about 40 freshmen in the program. More...

Honor Students

Lori Yoder and Virginia Zuniga, Archbold, earned Bluffton (University) Organizational Management Program dean's list honors for the 2007 spring semester. Students must earn a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. More...

Opinion

NSCC President Moves On

Betty Young is leaving Northwest State Community College, rural Archbold. She has been president since September 2003. Young incited many reactions during her tenure. Some reached extremes; there are those who love her and those who don't. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 13, 1997 Headlines- Short Won't Seek Reelection To Archbold School Board; Administrator Wage Hikes Were Inappropriate, Short Says... More...

Print Still Alive And Kicking

Those who shout "print is dead!" from the rooftops haven't seen the latest from the Ohio Newspaper Association. More...

Recipe Corner

Sausage and Roasted Vegetable Salad

2 medium zucchini or yellow squash (or 1 of each), sliced 1.2-inch thick 2 red or yellow bell peppers (or 1 of each), cut into 1-inch chunks 4 large shallots, peeled, quartered lengthwise 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons bal More...

Classy Coleslaw

1 bag precut cabbage (or 1 head cabbage sliced thin) 1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks, drained 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1.4 cup grated carrots (optional) 1 jar coleslaw dressing Mix all ingredients in bowl. More...

Chipotle Rubbed Tenderloin Of Beef

7 pounds tenderloin of beef, trimmed 2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons sugar 3 canned chipotle peppers in adobo, diced 1 tablespoon dry mustard 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon chopped shallots 1 tablespoon chopped garli More...

State: Archbold, Pettisville Tops On Report Cards

Archbold and Pettisville School districts were again ranked as "excellent" on the Ohio Department of Education school district report card. The report cards were released yesterday, Tuesday, Aug. 14. More...

Sales Tax Decision This Week

Fulton County Commissioners will decide this week whether to ask county voters to increase the county sales tax by one-half (.5) percent. That's what the commissioners told the German Township Trustees, at a Monday night, Aug. 13 meeting. More...

Three Area Youth !Explore Ministry

To be honest, Brian Waidelich expected a summer camp experience during !Explore, a threeweek program introducing high school juniors and seniors to Christian ministry. More...

 

News

Procedure In Place For Replacement Of NSCC President

Joan (Mrs. Lynn) Aeschliman, Archbold, chairman of the Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees, said Monday the board has a procedure in place for naming a replacement to Betty Young. More...

Schrock Property Sold At Auction

A one-story frame house and property, at 313 German Street, Pettisville, sold at public auction, Saturday, Aug. 11. Pether Jannz Maldonado- Perez bid $115,000. More...

Planning

Louann Kleck, left, and Andrea Thiel, first grade teachers, discuss teaching strategies in a work room at Archbold Elementary School, Thursday, Aug. 9.- photo by David Pugh More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 5 1:03 am: Fight, East Gardens, unwanted subject, advised subject to leave. 3:03 pm: Traffic stop, all-terrain vehicle on roadway, advised not to ride ATV on road. More...

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities meets Monday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board meets Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. More...

Police Receive Multiple Theft Reports In Area

Archbold Police officers received a number of theft reports recently. Randy Dickman, Napoleon, told officers someone at 4:06 am Wednesday, Aug. More...

Sports

Get Ready For Some Football

Ben Brader, a Blue Streak receiver, left, gets ready to catch a pass from quarterback Gene Goering during two-a-days earlier this month at Archbold High School. The Streaks open their season, Friday, Aug. 24 at Ayersville. More...

Mann Wins Eighth Kart Feature; Others Sweep

Jeremy Mann, 11, Archbold, won his eighth feature, and Mark Frey and John Huffman doubled over the weekend, sweeping classes at two tracks. Mann, running in junior econo at Jackson, Mich., Saturday, Aug. More...

Short Fourth In Mini-Sprint

Graeme Short, 10, Archbold, was fourth in mini-sprint action at Jackson, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 11. Running in the 250 cubic-centimeter restricted class, Short was the fourth-fastest qualifier. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday morning: Country Pals, gathering music, offertory; Katie Brubaker, welcome, prayer, story, scripture reader; scripture, Mark 12:28-34; songs of praise and response, Music team, Duane Beck; Linda Riegsecker, another story; More...

Organizations

Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group meets Thursday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m., Bryan Community Center, Buffalo Rd. Call Jean Geesey, 419-445-4181 for more information. More...