September 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Rainy Days Don't Get Her Down

Presley Cook, 4, Archbold, was having a blast jumping in a water puddle, Sunday, Sept. 14. Children didn't have many opportunities this summer to play in the rain; only 1.9 inches of rain fell on Archbold from July 8 through Sept. 2. Since Sept. More...

Approval Of School Bus Routes Delayed

Archbold Area School Board members must hold a special meeting soon to approve school bus routes for the 2008-09 school year. The board was set to approve the routes as part of its Monday night, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Gerald E. "Jerry" Turner

Gerald E. "Jerry" Turner, 85, Wauseon, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 surrounded by his family at his home in rural Wauseon. More...

Erma Lucille Short

Erma Lucille Short was born on Jan. 11, 1910 at her family's home near Archbold, Ohio, and departed this life on Aug. 14, 2008 in Minnesota at Friendship Village of Bloomington. She was the middle child of Edwin and Anna Britsch Nofziger. More...

Shirley M. Lugbill

Nov. 30, 1928-Sept. 11, 2008

Shirley M. Lugbill, age 79 years, of Archbold, passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 11, 2008, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 30, 1928, at Archbold, the daughter of Ervin H. More...

People

Couple Resides In Toledo

Jessica Schnipke and Christopher Buehrer exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Toledo. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Jane Schnipke, Cloverdale. More...

Waack, Lavinder Plan Fall Wedding

Jeff and Penny Waack, Wauseon, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney, to Nicholas Lavinder, Fayette, son of Dodie and Jeff Cuff and Trent and Nancy Lavinder, all of Fayette. More...

Pettisville FFA Pond Party

The Pettisville FFA Chapter held its annual pond party meeting, Sunday, Aug. 24, at Tim and Theresa Lantz's house. Following the meeting there was a watermelon race. More...

Opinion

Welcome Home, Archbold Furniture Co.

The return of the Archbold Furniture Company to Archbold is welcome news. The company's roots in Archbold stretch back to the first days of the last century, when the Gigax family built and sold ladders. More...

Letter To The Editor

"Going green." We hear it everywhere...advertising, TV, radio, all types of marketing strategies. "Going green" is great, but a person must look at the initial costs and the return on their investment. More...

Other Editors Say...

Bring Your Own Supplies

Pinched school budgets force parents to reach into their pockets for… toilet paper? Every year parents across America are asked to pitch in to help the public schools provide classroom supplies. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Sparkling "Sangria"

1 orange, washed, halved and cut into thin slices (remove any seeds) 2.3 cup red and/or green grapes, rinsed and cut in half 1. More...

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...

BREAKING NEWS

Former Stryker Coach Picked For AHS Girls Basketball Head Coaching Job

Brian Ziegler, a former Coach of the Year at Stryker, has been named the Archbold High School head girls basketball coach. More...

Coaches Support Miller At School Board Meeting

About 45 to 50 persons, including a number of Archbold Area School District coaches, attended the district school board meeting, Monday night, Sept. 15. More...

Web Extra

Kevin "Scoop" Miller Statement to the Archbold Area School Board

Imagine having your dream job, maybe some of you do, and you More...

Local School Board Creates Permanent Improvement Fund

AEA President Questions Move

John Downey, president of the Archbold Education Association, questioned the wisdom of the Archbold Area School Board in deciding to set aside 1.8 mills for a permanent improvement fund. More...

Traffic Signals, Businesses Lose Power For Six Hours

Dennis Howell, Archbold Village administrator, said a failed transformer near the Archbold municipal building resulted in a power outage that knocked out downtown traffic signals, Monday, Sept. 15, beginning at about 8:55 a.m. More...

 

News

Fayette Youth Honored At Ohio State Fair

Trishton Rash, Fayette, had the 4-H grand and reserve champion goats at the 2008 Ohio State Fair. Rebecca Rash, Fayette, received first place in the 12-15- year-old goat showmanship competition. More...

Archbold Library Board Discusses Finances

Archbold Community Library finances are holding at about the same level as previous years, according to Joyce Klingelsmith, library director. At the Monday evening, Sept. 15, library board meeting, the director also warned expenses are increasing. More...

Junior Fair Sale Donations Total Nearly $200,000

At the Fulton County Junior Fair Sale, Tuesday, Sept. 8, donations totaled $194,090. With the market value of the animals included, the sale tallied $254,836.32. A total of 524 market animals were sold during the sale at the fairgrounds. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 7 9:35 pm: Traffic stop, verbal warning for no turn signal, S. Defiance St., citation to Benjamin C. Romero, 72, rural Wauseon, no seat belt. 10:08 pm: Traffic stop, loud music. Sept. 8 11:45 am: Found bicycle, W. Holland St. at W. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Aug. 23 7:29 pm: Rite Aid, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Aug. 30 4:55 pm: Auto accident, St. Rt. 66 at Co. Rd. 24, transported one to FCHC; second refused treatment. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Aug. 29 7:36 am: Sauder Heritage Inn, false fire alarm. Aug. 30 4:17 am: Bil-Jax, technical problem caused false fire alarm. Sept. 3 2:57 am: Bil-Jax, technical problem caused false fire alarm. 8:27 pm: Co. Rds. More...

Sports

Archbold Girls Soccer Ups Record To 5-2-1

The Archbold soccer team improved to 5-2-1 with a win, tie, and loss last week. The Streaks started the week with a 4-1 loss at Liberty Benton, Monday, Sept. 8. AHS hosted Bryan, Thursday, Sept. 11 and played to a 2-2 tie. More...

Fidler Sets Touchdown Record In 48-21 Rout Of Evergreen

It's been 20-plus years, but an Archbold record fell in the Streaks' 48-21 rout of the visiting Evergreen Vikings, Friday, Sept. 12. More...

Tennis Wins Two

The Archbold girls tennis team edged Defiance 3-2, Tuesday, Sept. 9 and blanked Toledo Christian 5-0, Thursday, Sept. 11, to up its record to 5-4. AHS 3, Defiance 2 Singles: 1. Emily Fredrick (A) def. Kaitlyn Soukup 6-0, 6-4. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude; Sarah Lawrence, missions moment; Choral focus on worship Oh My My, directed by Kelly Zaborniak; JoAnne Rupp, piano offertory. Message, "Hope Revealed! More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 5: Camellia and Rodney Tripp, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 8: Rachel Wodarski, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 9: Stacia and Stephen Radabaugh, Wauseon, boy; Brittney Dalton, Delta, girl. More...

Lockport Celebrates 100 Years With Worship, Food

The dedication service at Lockport Mennonite Church was held Aug. 23, 1908, with 850 people in attendance, and 161 horse and buggies at the hitching post. More...