August 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Beer Sales After Chili Cookoff To Pour Profits Into Archbold Chamber

"It's not a beer tent," said Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce. There will be more than just beer, and there may not even be a tent, she said. More...

Fire-EMS Building Is Newest Fair Addition

One of the newest additions to this year's Fulton County Fair is not an amazing new carnival ride. It won't make sounds like an animal, and it won't roar like a tractor puller or demolition derby car. It isn't even finished. More...

Chad Nicholls' RV Gets National Attention

Chad Nicholls, Archbold native and 1995 Archbold High School graduate, always liked computers and electronics. His fifth-wheel family camper is equipped with six flat-panel televisions, computer, Internet links, surround-sound, and a video game. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Neal M. Burkholder

Neal M. Burkholder, Wauseon, won his longtime battle with cancer and was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. He was born Sept. More...

Leslie Jo (Bucher) Aschliman

A memorial service for Leslie Jo (Bucher) Aschliman will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 10:30 a.m. at Founder's Hall, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 17 No reports. Aug. 18 5:08 pm: Traffic stop, verbal warning for stop sign, advised motorist to be respectful to bicyclist. 10:15 pm: 911 hang-up call, 100 block Charles St., all okay. Aug. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Wendy Gerity, Delta, plaintiff vs. Patrick Gerity, Stryker, defendant. Divorce. Joy Lesher, Delta, and Donald Lesher, Jr., petitioners. Dissolution. Elizabeth Hickerson, Lyons, and Scott Hickerson, Berkey, petitioners. More...

Western Dist. Court News

( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second legal speed. More...

Sports

Streaks Top Pilots 38-20 In Season Opener

The 2008 high school football season is officially underway, and the Archbold Blue Streaks opened with an offensive showing against the Ayersville Pilots, Friday, Aug. 22. More...

Blue Streak Tennis Goes Undefeated Last Week

The Archbold girls tennis team defeated Ottawa-Glandorf and Rossford by identical 3-2 scores last week. The Streaks beat the Titans, Tuesday, Aug. 19, and the Bulldogs, Thursday, Aug. 21. Archbold is 2-3 on the season. More...

AHS CC Runs At Defiance

The Archbold cross country teams competed in their first meet of the season at the Defi ance Early Bird, Saturday, Aug. 23. Boys Archbold's Adrian Ramirez crossed the line in 18 minutes, 49 seconds, to be the first Streak to finish. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; offertory, Word of God Speak, Dan Yoder. Message, "Hope Revealed! The Modern Problem of Reading Revelation," Brad Bame. More...

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Rollin Short sincerely appreciates all the prayers, love, food, cards, memorial gifts and all other expressions of sympathy shown to us during this difficult time of Rollin's sudden death. More...

CARD OF THANKS

I would like to thank the Archbold EMS, Emergency Room doctor and nurses, and staff at the Archbold Hospital, Dr. Eric Lehman and Dr. Bowman for their care during my recent illness. Thanks to everyone for their prayers, cards, and visits. More...

Photo of the Day at the Fulton County Fair

Winners of Best Dressed in the Costume Contest

"Kissy Joe and Mimi Joe," aka Chris and Marilyn Rychener, Pettisville, show off for the camera prior to the 4-H 400 Back Seat Driver Contest, Friday night, Aug. 29 at the Fulton County Fair. 4-H advisors added the event to have more fun at the fair. More...

Photo Of The Day

Friends decided to surprise Kyle Stipp for his 18th birthday, Wednesday Aug. 27. They pulled his car into the grass at AHS and decorated it with balloons and window paint. More...

Archbold One Of 74 Ohio School Districts To Earn Excellent With Distinction Rank

Pettisville Earns Excellent Rating On State Report Cards

The Archbold Area School District earned the ranking of Excellent with Distinction on the Ohio Department of Education school district report cards for 2007-08. More...

Advertiser Correction

AmeriMade Realty ad

The AmeriMade Realty Open House on Sunday, Aug. 31 is at 1101 N. Buehrer, Archbold. More...

 

News

Find 70-Year-Old Check Blowing In The Wind

Gertrude Hitt was out of doors at her home on Gaslight Drive picking up sticks after a June 9 storm when she came across a piece of paper. That piece of paper turned out to be a cancelled check, just shy of 70 years old. Dated Oct. More...

Named Horse Queen

Rebekah Meller, daughter of Gene and Donna, was named the 2008 Henry County 4-H Horse Queen at the 2008 Henry County Fair. She also was named the outstanding 4-H horse member and was the driving light horse/ pony reserve champion high point. More...

Win Henry County Fair Awards

Left: Luke Meller took first place in senior dairy showmanship at the 2008 Henry County Fair. More...

People

Parents Announce Sept. 6 Wedding

Allen and Virginia Liechty, Archbold, announce the engagement and marriage of their daughter, Beth Ann, to Benjamin Joel Hershberger, son of Marvin and Ruth, Sugarcreek. More...

Siller, Hogrefe To Wed In Wauseon

Victor and Cindi Siller, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen, to Christopher Hogrefe, son of Jim and Sally, Ridgeville Corners. The bride-elect is a graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

Plan Wedding In Wauseon Sept. 27

Krystal Lynn Peabody, daughter of Dennis and Becky, Pettisville, and Cody Dean Aschemeier, son of Ken and Sue, Wauseon, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

Opinion

Questions: The Scoop Crisis

After the Archbold Area School Board decided not to offer Kevin "Scoop" Miller a supplemental contract to coach varsity girls basketball, the topic became the talk of the town. More...

Compromise Effort Dies; Stand By For Sick Days Fight

With a two-paragraph press release last week, Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, announced that the effort to find a compromise between the parties in the Ohio Healthy Families Act debate failed. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998 Responding to the tremendous growth opportunities in ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture, Sauder Woodworking will begin a comprehensive expansion. Sauder is the leading RTA manufacturer in America. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Kicked-Up Mac & Cheese

1 package (14.5 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner 1.2 cup milk 1.2 cup butter, divided 1 can (15. More...

Recipe Corner

Everyday Pumpkin Parfait

1 cup fat-free or low-fat vanilla yogurt 1.4 cup 100% pure pumpkin 1.4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1.2 to 2.3 cup low-fat or fat-free granola Combine yogurt, pumpkin and pie spice in small bowl. More...

Recipe Corner

Corn On The Cob With Basil-Parmesan Butter

1.4 cup (1.2 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1.4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 1.2 teaspoon kosher salt 1.4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1. More...