November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Council Approves 2% Wage Increase For Employees

Following the recommendation of Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, village council approved a two percent wage increase for village employees. The unanimous decision was made during the Monday, Nov. 17 council meeting. More...

Commissioners Announce Early Retirement Plan

The Fulton County Commissioners have created an early retirement plan for their employees aimed at reducing labor costs. In a Wednesday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dr. Hal Charles Hackett

Dr. Hal Charles Hackett, age 82 years, of Archbold, Ohio, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 11, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. More...

Howard L. Pfost

Howard L. Pfost, age 95, of Wauseon, passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 13, 2008 at Heartland of Wauseon. Mr. More...

Susan Gould Stotzer

On Nov. 14, 2008, Susan Gould Stotzer made her Journey Home. She was no doubt welcomed by her loving husband, Don Anthony Stotzer; her parents, Allen and Mildred Gould; and by her many other friends and relatives who preceded her on Triumphant. More...

People

Blooms Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Robert Bloom and Pauline Lirot exchanged wedding vows Nov. 4, 1938, in the parsonage of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bryan. He owned the Clark Oil Company for many years and worked for Aro Corporation and Detter's Furniture in Archbold. More...

Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Duane and Onalee (Hershiser) Knisely, rural West Unity, were married Nov. 22, 1958, by J.J. Nofzinger, in the home where they now reside. More...

Parents Announce Spring Wedding

Dave and Josie Crisman, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay, Archbold, to Joel Grieser, Archbold, son of Jerry and Jill, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Wauseon High School. More...

Opinion

School Board Service Tough Job

Serving on a school board is not easy. Members spend many hours each month performing school board work... not just making appearances at meetings. More...

Gun Powder Case Serious Incident

When an Archbold High School student brought a quantity of material represented to be gunpowder to school, it was a serious infraction of school rules and state law. More...

Central Mennonite Church An Inspirational Place

Hundreds of guests attended the Sunday evening open house of Central Mennonite Church, St. Rt. 2. The new sanctuary is warm, inviting, peaceful, and comfortable. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Steak 'n' Asparagus

3 pounds of rib steak 18 asparagus stalks 4 Idaho potatoes, peeled and quartered Butter Olive oil Salt Paprika Slowly grill the steak in plenty of butter and olive oil, turning with a tong so as not to pierce the meat. More...

Recipe Corner

Puff Pastry Chicken Pies

Filling: 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken thighs 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 4 bacon slices, cut into 1.4-inch wide strips 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1. More...

Recipe Corner

Crunchy Raisin Bread French Toast

3.4 cup egg substitute or 3 eggs 1.3 cup skim milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons powdered sugar 1. More...

Deskins Meets With Teachers, Hears Concerns

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, told the school board at its Monday, Nov. 17 meeting that he had met with members of the teaching staff and heard their concerns. More...

Eight File For Open School Board Seat

David Deskins, superintendent of the Archbold Area School District, said eight persons filed applications to fill an open seat on the school board. The application deadline was Monday, Nov. 17. More...

More Funding Cuts For Schools

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said school districts across Ohio are in line for more funding cuts from the state. More...

Final Vote Count Postponed

The Fulton County Board of Elections has postponed the fi- nal, official count of the Nov. 4 general election. More...

 

News

Breakfast Catching On At Elementary School

Having breakfast at school is catching on at Archbold Elementary. Dorothy Lambert, elementary school principal, told members of the Archbold Area School Board during their Monday night, Nov. More...

Pettisville NHS Inducts 19 New Members

The Pettisville chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 19 new members at its annual Induction Ceremony, Monday evening, Nov. 17, at the school. More...

Setup Plan

Rain Saturday morning sent workers inside a storage building at Ruihley Park to consider a backup plan for the Festival of Lights setup. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 9 No reports. Nov. 10 2:25 pm: Subject riding on back of trailer, 200 block Stryker St., advised against it. 6:03 pm: Theft of political signs, 208 DeGroff Ave. Nov. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Oct. 29 10:54 am: Fairlawn Haven, alarm malfunction. Oct. 31 5:17 am: 22081 Co. Rd. B, fire in workshop, owner: Jack Stover, same address. 4:31 pm: Archbold Hospital., false fire alarm. Nov. More...

Car, Deer Mishaps

Fayette Rescue transported Norma G. Suarez 34, Fayette, to Archbold Hospital following a Wednesday, Nov. 5 car-deer accident. She was treated and released. Sheriff report states Suarez was driving a car south on St. Rt. More...

Sports

Liberty-Benton Claims Regional Championship

It took a while, but the Liberty Benton Eagles (13-0) finally defeated the Patrick Henry Patriots (12-1) to lay claim to the Division V Region 18 football trophy. Playing in front over 3000 fans at Bowling Green Doyt Perry Stadium, Saturday, Nov. More...

Special Basketball Games At Pettisville, Archbold

Pettisville and Bryan will compete in the first annual Ohio High School Athletic Association Foundation basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 25. The OHSAA has permitted schools to schedule an extra basketball game from Nov. 21 to Dec. 6. More...

Blue Streak Scholar Athletes

At the conclusion of each sport season, principals of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League name scholar athletes from member schools. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; offertory, Famous, Michelle Rupp. Message, "It's Not Until It's Broken That It Is Right," Stuart Rex. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 9: Tasha and Darin Seiler, Archbold, boy. Nov. 10: Heather Magnan, Wauseon, boy. Nov. 13: Jennie and Lincoln Nafziger, Archbold, boy; Michelle and John Law, West Unity, girl. Nov. More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders Women's Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. NwOESC Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center governing board, Tuesday, Nov. More...