September 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Faith, Support Get Priests Through Crisis

Two days after he was critically injured in a fall from a tractor, Tyler Priest, 13, was going into surgery to have a rod inserted to measure the pressure in his brain. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Death Notices

Frederick "Fritz" Rosebrock, 86, Napoleon, died Aug. 26, 2008, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Pauline (Bischoff); three sons, Steven (Irene), Hudson, Mich. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Aug. 24 1:22 am: A car, driven by Javier Rangel, 45, a resident of Colony Meadows, was driving north in the trailer park, and was turning right, to go east. His car collided with a parked pickup truck, owned by Rickie Biggs, Colony Meadows. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 15 7:13 pm: 200 block W. Williams St., medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 16 11:20 am: Williams St. at N. Defiance St., rescue, transported to Archbold Hospital. Aug. 17 10:28 am: St. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 18 1:37 pm: St. Rt. 108 between Co. Rds. L and M, mutual aid with Wauseon on structure fire; sent insulation vacuum trailer and manpower. 3:19 pm: Mulberry St., Bryan, mutual aid with Bryan, call cancelled while en route. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Open Season With Two Wins, One Loss

The Archbold volleyball team opened its season with a 25-7, 25-16, 25-14 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over Montpelier, Tuesday, Aug. 26. The Streaks hosted Stryker and Crestview, Saturday, Aug. 30. More...

Fidler Breaks Record As AHS Thumps Bears

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League race got underway, Friday, Aug. 29, when Archbold went to Bryan. The Golden Bears, under Travis Cooper, first-year head coach, were hoping to build on a 13-10 win over Van Wert in the first week. More...

Archbold CC Runs Tri-Meet With Evergreen, Pettisville

The Archbold cross country teams traveled to Evergreen to run a tri-meet with the Vikings and Pettisville, Tuesday, Aug. 26. Pettisville won the boys race with 21 points, followed by Archbold, 40, and Evergreen, 61. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Rosemary Fisher, offertory; Majesty and Glory of Your Name, by ensemble directed by Kelly Zaborniak. Message, "Hope Revealed! The Splendor of the King," Brad Bame. More...

Joneses Named King/Queen Of Golden Wedding Party

Melvin (Babe) and Pauline Jones, Fayette, were named the king and queen of the 49th annual Fulton County Fair Golden Wedding Party, Sunday afternoon. More...

Monarch Day Coming Soon

Tagging Monarch butterflies has been a passion of Pat Hayes of Kelleys Island for 26 years. Hayes will bring his expertise to the property of Ed and Carol Nofziger, on St. Rt. 2 just west of Pettisville, Sunday, Sept. 7, from 1-3 p.m. More...

DEVELOPING STORY

Paid Sick Days Measure Dropped From Ballot

The Ohio Healthy Families Act, the initiative measure that would have required Ohio employers to provide paid sick days, has been removed from the November ballot. More...

County Youth Earn Honors At Fulton Co. Fair

Jordyn Pursel, 11, rural Archbold, showed the grand champion hog during the 2008 Fulton County Junior Fair. Her hog was also named the champion heavyweight hog, and she was the age 11 showmanship winner. More...

Fair Attendance Sets Two Records

The 151st Fulton County Fair has set new records for largest one-day attendance and largest Saturday attendance. The new single-day record was set Sunday, Aug. 31, when 63,530 people went through the gates. More...

 

News

Hold On Tight!

Erin Erbskorn, right, had never been on a carnival ride before Friday night, Aug. 29, at the Fulton County Fair. Natalie Rupp took her on a ride for the first time; the pair had fun getting whipped around on the Sizzler. More...

Fulton County EMS Response To Gustav Cancelled Fri. Night

Ambulances and rescue personnel were preparing to travel to Louisiana to assist with the recovery from Hurricane Gustav, but their deployment was cancelled. More...

New, Stronger Bell Bollard Installed

With apologies to The Angels, who recorded the 1963 hit, My Boyfriend's Back, Archbold's bollard is back, and you'd better not cut the corner. Workers from Krueger Construction, Archbold, finished reinstalling the bollard Tuesday, Aug. 26. More...

People

Parents Announce April 25 Wedding

James and Rozalind Kane, Sellersville, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea, Williamsport, Pa., to Levi Burkholder, Williamsport, Pa., son of Kenneth and Joan Burkholder, Wauseon. More...

Meyer, Gardner To Marry Sat., Sept. 6

Amy Meyer, Cincinnati, and Benjamin Gardner, Cincinnati, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gerald and Carolyn Meyer, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Something's Fishy At The Fair

Children have chances to win everything from stuffed animals to fish in carnival games at the Fulton County Fair. Bryce Orzechowski, 7, center, won three goldfish. More...

Opinion

Generosity Builds New Fairgrounds Fire Station

The fire trucks and ambulances working at the Fulton County Fairgrounds have a nice, new home. Constructed by the Fulton County Fireman Association, the building was originally estimated to cost nearly $300,000. More...

Sad Sign For Archbold

Last week, an Archbold boy was charged in Fulton County juvenile court with delinquency by way of possession of marijuana. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998 A photograph shows Gary Dominique, Lane Stopher, Josh Garcia, Salome Garcia, Jordan Garcia, and Dan Grime swimming in the flood water in Ruihley Park. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Blueberry-Topped Rice Cakes

1.2 cup ricotta or cottage cheese 2 teaspoons apricot preserves 4 apple-cinnamon flavored rice cakes 1 cup thinly-sliced fresh fruit (such as apple, pear, banana or peach) 1 cup fresh blueberries In a small bowl, stir together ricotta and p More...

Recipe Corner

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

2 cups frozen (unthawed) blueberries 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the frozen berries and yogurt until smooth. Serve immediately. More...