November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DD Board Superintendent Says Satisfaction Comes From Working With Clients, Families

While most cases of mental retardation can't be cured, that doesn't mean that lives can't be improved. That's what Beth Friess, new superintendent of Fulton County Developmental Disabilities Board, said last week. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marguerite Marie Spengler

Marguerite Marie Spengler, 92, Ridgeville Corners, died Saturday evening, Nov. 17, 2007 at the Golden Living Center-Northcrest, Napoleon. She was born Jan. 19, 1915 in Ridgeville Twp., Henry County, Ohio to Albert and Bertha (Benecke) Funkhouser. More...

Thelma M. Bohner

Thelma M. Bohner, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Nov. 13, 2007, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since May 22, 2003. More...

Death Notices

Marlin C. Britsch, 67, Pettisville, died Monday, Nov. 19. Services are tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 21. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 11 No reports. Nov. 12 1 pm: Barking dog, 200 block West St., unfounded. Nov. 13 2:40 pm: Citation to Guadalupe G. Huerta, 69, Archbold, passing stopped school bus. 10 pm: Theft, Heritage Inn. 10 pm: Prowler, 200 block North St. More...

Thefts Reported To Local Police

A woman reported a theft to Archbold Police last week. LuAnn Master, Morenci, Mich., told officers her wallet was stolen from the Visiting Nursing and Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties. The wallet held her driver license, and credit cards. More...

APD Investigates Alleged Assault

The Archbold Police Department is investigating an assault that allegedly occurred at the Nu-Arch Lanes, Thursday, Nov. 15. More...

Sports

Four Letterwinners Back For AHS Boys Basketball

The Archbold boys basketball team, under Doug Krauss, head coach, kicks off the season Saturday, Nov. 24, at Wauseon with four returning senior letterwinners from a squad that finished 19-3, 7-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last year. More...

Blue Streak Girls Dominate Edgerton Bulldogs 59-29

The Archbold girls basketball team opened its season with a 59-29 win at Edgerton, Saturday, Nov. 17. The game's first two points were scored by Blue Streak senior Dani Newman. More...

Goering, Dunning Named AP First Team All-District

Gene Goering and Jimmy Dunning, Archbold High School seniors, garnered first team honors on the Associated Press all-district football team in Division V. Goering, Blue Streak quarterback, passed for 2,917 yards and 31 touchdowns this season. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

M K Zion Mennonite Sunday: David and Linda Nafziger, Brad Short, Jeff Wyse, Ty Yoder, ushers; Merle and Charlene Short, Fern Schrock, Mary Beck, greeters; Elizabeth Grieser and Karen Stuckey, prelude, interlude, offering and offertory; Mona Saud More...

Organizations

Post-Polio Post-Polio support group, Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Call Cindy Raker, 1-877-209- 8336 for more information. Fulton Co. More...

Confirmed At Trinity

Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon, recently confirmed a class of seven. The students completed a three-year program of classroom instruction, field trips, and summer camps. More...

Kindergarteners Enjoy Feast

Each year, kindergarteners, teachers, and parents work to put on a feast for the youngsters. It demonstrates how the pilgrims and the native Americans came together in the first Thanksgiving feast in the early 1600s. More...

Discuss New Program For School Dropouts

Susan Tave Zelman, superintendent of public instruction for Ohio, outlined a plan to assist the 19,000 persons who drop out of Ohio's K-12 education system each year. More...

Looking For A Bingo

Parker Von Deylen, 4, covers the called number on his bingo card while grandmother Linda Von Deylen watches at the Archbold-German Township Fire Department Feather Party, Saturday, Nov. 17. More...

 

News

Council Holds Executive Session At Nov. 5 Meeting

Archbold Village Council held a 28-minute executive session at the Monday night, Nov. 5 meeting. Stated reason for the closeddoor session was consideration of real estate. No action resulted from the executive session. More...

FFA News

Twelve members and eight alumni of the Pettisville FFA chapter recently attended the 80th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. While on their way to convention, Wednesday Oct. 24, they toured the Chicago (Ill.) Mercantile Exchange. More...

United Way Extends Campaign

The United Way of Fulton County has extended its 2007 fund-raising campaign through Dec. 28. To date, $116,775 has been collected toward the $340,000 goal. Last year, $326,000 was raised. More...

People

Honeymoon In Colorado

Joy Andrews and Albert Bain exchanged wedding vows Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, Calif. More...

Three Join Ashland Sorority

Three Archbold High School graduates have joined the Delta Zeta sorority at Ashland University. Lindsy Brader, Archbold, daughter of Jonathan and Lorinda Brader, has joined the sorority. She is a fashion merchandising major. More...

Yoder Serves In Communication Post At Goshen

Kelli Yoder, an Archbold native, is serving in a key student communication post at Goshen (Ind.) College for the 2007-2008 school year. More...

Opinion

Parents Must Be Involved To Reduce Dropout Problem

Each year, 19,000 Ohio students drop out of school before earning a high school diploma. That's more than the population of Defiance, and more than the populations of Bryan and Napoleon combined. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1997 With completion of the official vote count in the county, there were no changes in the results in the race for the Board of Education for Archbold Area Schools. More...

Thanksgiving... Time To Be Grateful

Last week, this newspaper told the story of Brad Rupp . Two years ago, he was on the verge of death. Medical personnel who treated him have said he was blessed with a miracle, and he made an amazing recovery. More...

Recipe Corner

Roasted "Chicken" With Apple Créme Sauce

1.4 cup minced white onion 4 tablespoons vegetable margarine 1 cup bread crumbs 1.4 cup diced apple 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 3 tablespoons chopped pecans 4 veggie chicken breasts, More...

Saffron Potatoes With Red Onions

2 pounds waxy potatoes 10 ounces red onions 1 garlic clove 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped flatleaf parsley (optional) Good pinch of saffron Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Bring a large saucepa More...