September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Kolb Is New Emergency Services Director

Brent Kolb was selected the new Fulton County Emergency Services director. The Fulton County Commissioners appointed Kolb Thursday, Sept. 11. "I guess it's almost like going home for me," Kolb said in an interview last week. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marie F. Frey

Marie F. Frey, age 91 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 21, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided one year. She was born Dec. More...

Gordon James Quillet

Gordon James Quillet, 52, of Oregon, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 15, 2008. Mr. Quillet worked at Jeep in Toledo for 25 years. Mr. Quillet was born in Wauseon on Sept. More...

Charles Robert "Bob" Roedel

Charles Robert "Bob" Roedel, 90, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed peacefully on Sept. 13, 2008. More...

People

Parents Announce Sept. 27 Wedding

Edward and Julie Ruffer, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole, to Steven Robert Schink, Jones, Mich., son of Jim and Dawn Hill and Robert and Nancy Schink. The bride-elect is a graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Couple Planning Nov. 22 Wedding

Brooke Renner, Mishawaka, Ind., and Daniel Wynja, South Bend, Ind., announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Janet Renner, Osceola, Ind. More...

AHS 2008-09 Student Council

Members of the Archbold High School student council for the 2008-09 school year are, front row, from left: Jennifer Lindsay, Sarah Wyse, Alyssa Schaub, Katherine Moody, Garrett Morton, sophomores. More...

Opinion

County Needs Help To Support United Way

Every person in Fulton County benefi ts from services provided by the 32 agencies of the Fulton County United Way. Each year UW funds help to pay for multiple services to thousands of residents living in our county. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998 The ceramics of Amy Rupp Smith, originally of Archbold, were selected to appear in the Sauder Village Art & Craft Show, Saturday, Sept. 26. More...

Letter To The Editor

If our daughter did not face the challenges of developmental disabilities, we might not have quite the same perspective on the topic of the proposed group home on Sylvanus Street. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Brainy Burrito

2 eggs 1 whole wheat tortilla 1 tablespoon refried beans 1.4 cup low-fat cheese 2 tablespoons salsa 1.2 avocado, sliced Nonstick spray Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray. More...

Recipe Corner

Pumpkin Five-Spice Butter

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup canned or fresh pumpkin pureed, strained 1 tablespoon orange or lemon zest, finely grated 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons Chinese five-spice powder (Bottled five-spice powder can often More...

Recipe Corner

Meal In An Avocado Half

2.3 cup black beans, rinsed and drained 1.2 cup corn, drained 1.2 cup packaged shredded carrots, lightly packed 1.4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1. More...

Ziegler Named AHS Head Girls Basketball Coach

The Archbold Area School Board named Brian Ziegler, a coach in the Archbold and Stryker school districts, as the head girls basketball coach. The board made the decision at a special meeting, Friday, Sept. 19. More...

Preparations Heat Up For Oct. 4 Chili Cookoff

Nanette Buehrer, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce director, said Monday night preparations are going forward for the Saturday, Oct. 4 Chili Cookoff. "Everything is a go," Buehrer said. More...

Logan Wyse Races Through College Career

For most young men, college is a time to quit playing with race cars, and start doing real work. For Logan Wyse, Archbold, playing with race cars is the work. More...

Fulton County United Way Sets $320,000 Goal

Programs operated by 32 Fulton County agencies will benefi t from funds collected by the 2008 county United Way campaign. The goal for this year is $320,000, down $20,000 from the 2007 goal of $340,000. More...

 

News

Council To Consider Urban Growth Area

Members of Archbold Village Council will study the shape of the urban growth area that surrounds the village. At the Monday night, Sept. More...

Council Okays Seeking Bids For Construction, Cemetery Maintenance

Archbold Village Council authorized Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, and Joan Lovejoy, village finance director, to seek bids for a construction project and for maintenance of the Archbold Cemetery. More...

Artisan At Work

Two sisters, ages four and six, look on as Cinda Metcalf, basketweaver at Sauder Village, works in her shop. Many people visited the village during "Celebrate Our Artisans" week at the village. The event ran from Sept. 16-20. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 15 9:18 am: Domestic dispute, 500 block South St. Sept. 15 7:27 am: Missing juvenile, East Gardens, later returned home. 6:44 pm: Stolen vehicle, West Barre Rd. Sept. More...

Five-Year-Old Boy Is Found Walking Along S. Defiance St.

A five-year-old boy who told officers he was looking for his mother, was found walking in the 2000 block of South Defi- ance Street. More...

Vehicle Stolen In Archbold Sept. 15 Found In Defiance

A car stolen from a Sauder Woodworking parking lot Monday, Sept. 15, has been recovered in Defiance, an Archbold Police department report indicates. Sean P. More...

Sports

Pop Tabs For Tyler

Remember to bring your pop tabs to Friday's football game to benefit the Ronald McDonald House! More...

Streaks Run Tri-Meet With Montpelier, Bryan

The Archbold cross country teams hosted a tri-meet with Bryan and Montpelier, Tuesday, Sept. 16. Bryan won the boys race with 25 points. Archbold was second with 38; Montpelier followed with 61. More...

Streaks Take Second At NWOAL Golf Tourney

Archbold improved on last year's fifth-place finish in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf tournament with a second-place showing, Friday, Sept. 19, at Auglaize Country Club, Defiance. Bryan won the meet with a team score of 291. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; offertory, Hope for Every Man. Message, "Hope Revealed! The Bad Girls of Revelation," Brad Bame. More...

Goldfuss Named Resident Of The Month At Fairlawn

Evelyn Goldfuss is the September Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Born Jan. 30, 1918, in Defi- ance County to Charles and Violet Hanna, she was one of six children. She married Francis Goldfuss on June 19, 1937. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 13: Amber and Solomon Aguilar, Napoleon, girl. Sept. 16: Trina and Todd Fry, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 17: Mackenzie Smith, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 18: Megan and Jamison, Wyse, Archbold, boy; Tiffany Malosh, Wauseon, boy. More...