October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates Share Backgrounds, Views

Races For Archbold And Fayette Councils; Two Mayors Unopposed

Four men are vying for three seats on the Archbold Village Council in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election ballot. In Fayette, two men and a woman are competing for two seats on council. Mayors in both communities are unopposed. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Death Notices

John L Henry, 88, Napoleon, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Leona; two daughters, Marilyn (Dean) Kinsman, Archbold, and Irene (Steven) Rosebrock, Hudson, Mich. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 30 2:54 am: Domestic, 200 block Bankey Ave. 3:26 pm: Theft from car, Willow Way. Oct. 1 1:25 pm: Drive off, Friendship Foods. 4:41 pm: Citation to Virginia B. McRobbie, 80, Archbold, speeding, 300 block Walnut St. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Bobby Slagle, Delta, and Patricia Slagle, Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution. Anne Arnold, Swanton, plaintiff vs. Jonathan Arnold, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Christine Miller, Fayette, plaintiff vs. More...

Two Killed In Vehicle- Pedestrian Mishaps

Two persons died in vehicle-pedestrian crashes in Fulton County recently. Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers said Monica Bartoshevich, 42, Milwaukee, Wis., was killed about 3:20 am, Friday, Sept. 28 on the Ohio Turnpike. More...

Sports

Streaks Win Shoot-Out With Delta

Shoot-out, track meet… call it what you will, but when Archbold rolled into Delta, Friday, Oct. 5, for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League football matchup, very few fans may have been expecting what they saw. More...

Archbold Golfers Finish 11th At District Tourney

Making its first appearance in the district golf tournament since 1992, Archbold finished 11th at the Division III boys district tournament at Stoneridge Country Club, Bowling Green, Thursday, Oct. 4. More...

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

As the final regular-season games are played, matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn. Archbold hosts the Div. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Sunday morning: Rosemary and Luke Fisher, prelude; Seth Yoder, offertory. Sermon "The Risk of Losing Our Hope," by Jesse Kahler, youth pastor. More...

Organizations

Fulton Co. Democrats Fulton County Democrats, Tuesday, Oct. 16, Fulton County Board of Elections, 525 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, 7:30 p.m. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson's support group, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, And More Pumpkins!

Lindsey and Alison Roehrig, Archbold, check out a pumpkin decorated to look like Big Bird during the Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 5 at Pettisville High School. The pumpkin, painted by Melaina Behnfeldt, received a second-place award. More...

Stuckey Named NSCC President; Contract Near?

The Northwest State Community College board of trustees named Thomas Stuckey president of the institution, and learned a contract with the NSCC Education Association may be near. More...

A Lot To Learn About Buttons: Layman

Behold, the lowly button. The button, the humble device used to fasten clothes since… there were clothes? Not so, Deborah Layman, of Fayette, says. Buttons didn't make their appearance until the 18th century. More...

Area Towns Set Hours For Trick-Or-Treat

Trick or Treat hours for the villages of Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners are Tuesday, Oct. 30. Archbold: 6 to 7:30 p.m.; Pettisville and Ridgeville Corners: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening, Oct. More...

 

News

Co. Rd. 24 Grant Papers Submitted, Ruffer Says

German Township's application for State of Ohio Issue II grant money has been submitted, said Randy Ruffer, president of the German Township Trustees. Speaking during the trustee meeting Monday night, Oct. More...

Four County Offers Unique Training To Thousands Of Adults

During the 2006-2007 school year, the Four County Career Center served 3,300 adults, providing 21,000 hours of training. The school is located south of Archbold at the intersection of St. Rts. 34 and 66. More...

Pumpkin Mania!

At left, Holland Klopfenstein, 2, Pettisville, is a cute little pumpkin among a bunch of gourds at the Pettisville Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 5. More...

People

Shorts Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Josephine Lauber and Paul R. Short were married Oct. 19, 1947 at St. John's Evangelical Reformed Church, Archbold. Rueben Short was the officiating pastor. More...

Schweinhagen Back From A Year In Iraq

Alan Schweinhagen, a U.S. Army sergeant first class, recently returned from a one-year tour of duty in Iraq. More...

Bacon In DC Homecoming Court

Treasure Bacon, Archbold, was selected with Logan Nichols, Rossford, as freshman attendant and escort for the 2007 Defiance College Homecoming court. They were recognized during a pep rally and fireworks, Thursday evening, Oct. More...

Opinion

Public Unaware Of Secret Catches

Village of Archbold officials told the public they were offering a deal to two developers. But the deal had undisclosed catches. More...

Plastic Bottles Are Valuable

The small recycling building on East Holland Street takes in thousands of empty containers every month. Included are aluminum and plastic containers of all sizes. Brown, green, and clear glass containers are deposited there. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1997 Michael Gruen, 11, Pettisville, shows a pumpkin during Pumpkinfest Oct. 3, according to a photograph. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Buttermilk Dressing

1.4 cup red wine vinegar 1 egg yolk 1 small shallot, coarsely chopped 1 cup virgin olive oil 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons minced fresh flatleaf parsley 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste More...