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Yellow Post Just A Stand-In For Replacement Bell Bollard

The yellow metal post at the intersection of North Defiance and Stryker streets is a temporary addition, standing in for a new bell bollard. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ruth Evelyn Kruse

Ruth Evelyn Kruse, 76, of Napoleon, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008 at St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. She was born Nov. 23, 1931 in Sidney, to the late Roy and Ada (Gross) Ammon. More...

Roger A. Hurst

Roger A. Hurst, 51, of rural Archbold, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance. He was born July 21, 1957 in Napoleon, to the late Raymond Hurst and Dorothy (Shibler) Hurst, who survives in Defiance. More...

Denise Sue Weber

Denise Sue Weber, 49, of Avondale, Ariz., passed away on July 20, 2008 at her home after a year-long battle with cancer. She was born in Wauseon on Jan. 15, 1959, the daughter of Carl and Charlotte (Hausch) Rosebrock. More...

Business

Fulton County Joins Regional Port Authority

Normally, the words "Port Authority" mean an organization that operates a port on an ocean shore, or at least one of the Great Lakes. So, how would landlocked counties such as Fulton, Defiance, Henry, and Paulding have a "port authority? More...

Turnpike Traffic Down, Reflecting Economy

Traffic on the Ohio Turnpike was down in 2007 compared to 2006, figures from the Ohio Turnpike Commission's annual report indicate. In 2006, figures show total vehicle-miles traveled by all vehicles was just over 3 billion. More...

Industry Group Honors Arrow Tru-Line In Vegas

The International Door Association honored Arrow Tru- Line, Archbold, with the Member of the Year award. Officials from Arrow Tru- Line received the award at the assocation's 2008 expo in Las Vegas, Nev., in May. More...

Sports

2008 Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductees Named

The 2008 class of the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame has been announced by the Archbold Rotary Club. Ten inductees make up this year's class, the third to be inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame. More...

Middle School Fall Sports Start Practices

Archbold Middle School begins fall sports practices next week. Athletes should report in workout gear and need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. 7th Grade Volleyball: Tryouts: Aug. More...

Cross Country Camp

Katrina Gobrogge, AHS '08, and Alex Frey, PHS '08, lead runners in a drill during a cross country camp at Archbold High School, Monday evening, Aug. 4. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Zion Mennonite Sunday: Jim Sauder, song leader, interlude and offertory; Stewart Nafziger, worship leader; Jerry and Ladonna Andres, Duane and Tony Sauder, Ruben Yoder, ushers; Larry and Evelyn Rychener, Brad and Rachel Short and family, greeters More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of Aug. 11-15

MONDAY - liver & onions, boiled potatoes, beets, fresh fruit. TUESDAY - beef manhattan, mashed potatoes, cauliflower, fruited jello. WEDNESDAY - chicken salad, corn & pea salad, texas toast, mixed fruit. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 18: Skye and Stephen Buehrer, Bryan, boy; Jodi and Tyler Sommers, Wauseon, girl. July 19: Jessica and Andrew Moser, Archbold, girl. More...

Sports In Full Swing

The beginning of August means it's time for fall sports athletes to start getting ready for the season. All practices were in full swing at Archbold High School by Monday, Aug. 4. More...

Industrial Park Office Bldg. Project Gets Green Light

John Kaylor, deputy superintendent of the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, said the center's board voted to go ahead with a 50,000 squarefoot office building project on Nolan Parkway in the Archbold Industrial Park. More...

NSCC To Offer Live Internet Classes

A technology Northwest State Community College uses for business and industry training will move to the academic side. More...

 

News

Man On 3,000-Mile Walk Stops In Town

Kenny Cowell, Archbold, thought he could help a man in trouble Thursday night, July 31, but instead, discovered Don Stevenson, an ultra walker. More...

Ridgeville Township News

Notes from the August 2008 Ridgeville Township newsletter… There were 148 reservations for the 54th annual alumni banquet, Saturday, July 12 at the Ridgeville Legion Hall. More...

Officials Review Village Position

Dennis Howell, Archbold Village administrator, said village officials are reviewing the post of assistant village administrator. Melanie Nagel, former assistant administrator, left the job at the end of June to take a new position. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 27 3:37 pm: Burglary, Holland Court apartments. 6:58 pm: Dispute, 800 block West St. July 28 2:50 pm: Assault, East Gardens. More...

Domestic, Assault Charges Are Filed

Charges were filed against two persons from two separate incidents last week. More...

Cite For Disorderly Conduct

Ciriaco Resendiz Ramos, a rural Archbold resident, was cited for disorderly conduct after he was found injured, on his hands and knees, in the eastbound lane of the 1000 block of Stryker Street about 5:13 pm, Saturday, Aug. 2. More...

People

Tyler Priest Transferred To Toledo Children's Hospital

Tyler Priest, 13, formerly of Archbold, was transferred to Toledo Children's Hospital, Monday, Aug. 4. He is in room 1508. He has been at Parkview Hospital, Ft. More...

Ridgeville Man Involved With Miss Sudan Beauty Pageant

Talk about a small world… Robert Freeman, of Ridgeville Corners, was recently a judge and master of ceremonies for a beauty pageant. More...

Fulton County Junior Fair Queen Candidates Named

Candidates for the 2008 Fulton County Junior Fair queen were recently announced by the county extension office. Candidates for queen are Katie Weber. Kalley Martin, Ashley McGilvery, Janice Stasa, and Joyce Stasa. More...

Opinion

Lead Poisoning

Yes, It Can Happen Here

So often, Archbold citizens are lulled into a false sense of security by the old axiom, "It could never happen here." Archbold is blessed in so many ways, from our amazing parks, our wonderful schools, our outstanding manufacturing firms, our vibr More...

Other Editors Say...

Our View: Ohio Could Boost Hoosier Economy

We think Hoosiers should encourage Ohio residents to support an effort that would require Ohio companies with at least 25 employees to offer at least seven sick days a year. Such a program- in Ohio- would be great news for Indiana's economy. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998 Justin Beck and Collin Wagner, Pettisville boys, appear in a photograph fishing one early morning in the Pettisville Community Park pond. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Baked Ham With Honey-Apricot Glaze

10-14-pound spiral-sliced, fully cooked smoked ham 1 cup honey 1 6-ounce orange juice concentrate, thawed 1.3 cup soy sauce 1.3 cup apricot jam 1.2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1.4 teaspoon ground cloves Preheat oven to 325 degrees. More...

Recipe Corner

Chocolate Strawberry Delight

1.2 teaspoon cocoa 1.2 cup fat-free whipped cream 1.2 packet sugar substitute 2 chocolate crunch rice cakes 2 strawberries, sliced Mix cocoa, whipped cream and sugar substitute together. Spread onto rice cakes. More...