October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Coaches Call For Rehiring Procedure

Doug Krauss, Archbold High School varsity boys basketball coach, called for coaches to be rehired by Allan Gladieux, AHS athletic director, rather than the Archbold School Board. More...

Stuckey Inaugurated As Northwest State President

The inauguration ceremony of Tom Stuckey, Northwest State Community College president, could have been all about Stuckey. Instead, the Thursday, Oct. 16 ceremony was all about NSCC. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald Wayne Ball

Donald Wayne Ball, 39, of Kempner, Texas, and formerly of Archbold, passed away Aug. 30, 2008, in Kempner. More...

Clarissa Leigh Short

Clarissa Leigh Short, age 19 years, of Fayette, passed away Saturday afternoon, Oct. 18, 2008, from injuries received in an all-terrain vehicle accident. She was born May 26, 1989, at Wauseon, the daughter of Rodney and Brenda (Nofziger) Short. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 12 3:14 am: Loud music, 600 block Brussel St., advised to turn it down. 7:15 pm: Assault, 100 block Hickory Ct., neighbor dispute, no assault involved; advised to stay away from each other. Oct. 13 11:48 pm: Domestic, Hawthorn Dr. More...

Woman Killed In ATV Crash Saturday

Clarissa Short, 19, rural Fayette, died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in a field in the 9000 block of Co. Rd. 19, Saturday, Oct. 18. Justin Nofziger, 11, rural Fayette, also injured in the crash, was released from the St. More...

Vandalism Cases Reported To Police

Graffiti damage was involved in two of three cases of vandalism reported to the Archbold police department last week. A woman told police officers on Tuesday, Oct. 14, that she saw graffiti on a slide at the Ruihley Park Kiddie Korral. More...

Sports

Blackbirds Beat Stryker, Advance To District Final

The Pettisville volleyball team defeated Stryker 25-18, 25- 15, 25-13, Tuesday night, Oct. 21 in a Division IV district semifinal contest at PHS. More...

Streaks Thump Wauseon 49-10, Regain Lions Club Trophy

Whenever Archbold and Wauseon get together on the gridiron, one never knows what to expect. The two have met 54 times. More than likely, in those 54 games things may have not gone the way one would expect. Entertaining the Indians, Friday, Oct. More...

Archbold Soccer Falls To Titans In Sectional Final

The Archbold girls soccer team captured a 1-0 overtime win against Bluffton, Tuesday, Oct. 14 in a Division II sectional semifinal at Ottawa-Glandorf. The Streaks fell to Ottawa- Glandorf 5-0 in the sectional final, Thursday, Oct. 16. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Andy Wilhelm, prelude; Jeff Smith, Gideon sharing; "Living Hope," offertory video. Message, "Three Eternal Things: Hope," Brad Bame. More...

Natural Splendor

Nature lovers have been enjoying the beautiful weather and colors of fall while hiking the trails that wind through Goll Woods. Leaves are falling fast after the frosty mornings Archbold has experienced this week. More...

Shuffleboard Winners

Shuffleboard tournament winners at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, on Oct. 8, from left: Russ McQuillin, first place; Ells Kauffman, second; and Doyle Short, third.- courtesy photo More...

Streaks Play Liberty Center In Div. V Football Playoffs

Archbold plays Liberty Center at Tiger Stadium in the first round of the Division V playoffs at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1. More...

Web Exclusive

Farm Neighbors Help Grieving Family

Farmers from the Archbold, Pettisville, and Wauseon areas came to the aid of a grieving family, Friday morning, Oct. 24. More...

Jim Wyse: A Life Of Service

The word "service" comes up often when Jim Wyse, Archbold's 2008 Citizen of the Year, talks about himself. More...

Council Accepts Bids For Cemetery Maintenance, New Storm Sewer Outlet

Archbold Village Council accepted the bid of Behrman Vault Company, LLC, Ridgeville Corners, for maintenance of the Archbold Cemetery at its Monday night, Oct. 20 meeting. Behrman's bid of $35,000 was the only one submitted. More...

 

News

School Tax Shift Plan Called Additional Tax Without Vote Of People

John Downey, president of the Archbold Education Association, said the district's recent financial moves were a way to increase taxes without a vote of the people. The AEA is a group that represents the school district's teachers. More...

Goodwin, Pilliod Face Off For State House Seat

Voters in Fulton County, Williams County, and parts of Defiance County will cast ballots to select their next state representative in the Tuesday, Nov. 4, general election. More...

Three Tenants For New Industrial Park Office Building

There will be three tenants in the new office building being constructed in the Archbold Industrial Park. Speaking to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce at the group's Monday, Oct. More...

People

Couple Marry At Fenway

Shane Hancock, Stryker, and Caroline Schmitt, Fairfax, Minn., exchanged wedding vows at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008 at Fenway Park, Boston, Mass. Carol Merletti performed the ceremony. Music was presented by Adam Ackerman. More...

Short, Reitzel To Wed At Lockport

Berdon and Peggy Short, Alvordton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Taysha, to Joseph Reitzel, son of Dave and Linda, Edon. More...

Couple Planning Nov. 1 Wedding

Fred and Kim Birkhold, Bryan, and Dave and Mary Borer, Fayette, announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Lynn Birkhold and Jason Daniel Borer. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Edgerton High School. More...

Opinion

Tom Stuckey Right Choice For Northwest State

Northwest State Community College officially recognized what this newspaper has always known. More...

Congratulations AHS Golfers

Athletes from Archbold High School have made many trips to state-level competition, but Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10 and 11, was the first time the AHS golf team went to the state championships. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998 Dennis Howell, village administrator, said a task force assembled to design a land use policy for the area around the Co. Rd. 24 turnpike entrance. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Star-Spangled Blueberry Parfaits

1 loaf (10 3.4 ounces) frozen reduced fat pound cake 1.4 cup red currant jelly or other red fruit jam 2 containers (6 ounces each) lowfat vanilla yogurt 2 cups fresh blueberries With a serrated knife, cut 14 slices, 1.4-inch thick, from poun More...

Recipe Corner

Pumpkin Apple Bread

(Makes 2 loaves or 32 slices) Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1.3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or allspice 1.2 teaspoon salt 1. More...

Recipe Corner

Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad

4 medium chicken breast halves, boneless skinless 1 head hearts of romaine lettuce 1 can corn, shoepeg, drained 1 can black beans, drained 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed 1 avocado, More...