December 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Tobacco, Alcohol, Drug Use By Youth Down In Fulton Co.

There's good news from the recently-released Fulton County Youth Health Assessment, as several areas showed signifi cant improvement over data collected in 2005. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Corrin Margaret Beatty

Corrin Margaret Beatty, age 68, of rural West Unity, departed this life on Dec. 17, 2008 and will share in the real joy of Christmas with her Lord and Savior. She was born on Nov. More...

Paul E. Bixler

Paul E. Bixler of Saginaw, Mich., passed away Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Covenant Health Care. He was born Oct. 15, 1937, in Wayne County, Ohio, to the late Reuben and Elma (Nussbaum) Bixler. He married Lavonne Gisel on June 25, 1961, in Wauseon. More...

Marguerite A. Miller

Marguerite A. Miller, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 20, 2008, at Hillside Nursing Home at Bryan. She was born Feb. 1, 1919, near Napoleon, the daughter of Charles and Anna Stout. She married Glen M. Miller on Dec. More...

People

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

Michael and Kimberly Zuver, Swanton, announce the engagement of their son, Chad, Toledo, to Jamee Kerwen, Toledo, daughter of Warren and Sherri, Oregon, Ohio. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clay High School. More...

Millers Announce Dec. 27 Wedding

Carl and Judi Miller, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara, to Rashuan Amey, son of John and Annie, Cleveland. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She attended Northwest State Community College. More...

NSCC, Heidelberg College Sign Transfer Agreement

A new agreement signed by representatives of Heidelberg College, Tiffin, and Northwest State Community College makes it easier for NSCC grads to pursue bachelor's degrees. More...

Opinion

Christmas

It's only been the last few hundred years that Christmas, celebrating the birth of a child in the City of Bethlehem, has become an event in which the exchange of gifts has become so important. More...

Other Editors Say...

Not Just Highways: New State Rules Should Yield Comprehensive Transportation Planning

Transportation projects should be judged by more than how many cars and trucks they can accommodate. For years, planners have focused on building and expanding highways. More...

Meanwhile...

There's a little-known fact about Barack Obama that, if exposed, would bring untold shame to the president-elect. So far, though, Mr. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Fiesta Tostada Salad

Tortillas 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons pepper sauce 6 corn tortillas Salad 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lime juice 1 tablespoon green pepper sauce 1 teaspoon ground cumin More...

Recipe Corner

Grilled Peaches With Blackberry Sauce

Sauce: 6 ounces fresh blackberries, about 1 cup 2 to 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 4 medium peaches, firm but ripe, More...

Recipe Corner

Grasshopper Ice Cream Cake

20 chocolate vanilla-filled sandwich cookies (to yield about 1 1.2 cups crumbs) 2 tablespoons (1.4 stick) unsalted butter, melted 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1. More...

Mayor Discusses Local Business Climate, Future

Despite Tough Times, Village Officials Working To Create New Opportunities

The Village of Archbold netted one big economic development plum during 2008: the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center office building. More...

Benfield's Christmas Lights Dance To Music

Robert Benfield, rural Pettisville, was walking through the Toledo Zoo Lights Before Christmas display in 2005, when he realized, "This is kind of lame. We could do this at home." And, he did. More...

 

News

Bollard Strikes Again

A tow truck lifts a semi-tractor trailer off a bollard at the northwest corner of N. Defiance and Stryker streets, Friday, Dec. 19. More...

Space Heater Starts House Fire

A portable space heater being used to thaw pipes started a house fire Monday morning, Dec. 22. The Archbold Fire Department was called to the home of Scott Short, 25515 Co. Rd. E, at about 9:27 am. More...

Weighted With Ice

Trees along North Defiance Street bend under the weight of ice that coated them for days. Records from the Archbold Wastewater Treatment Plant indicate the temperature has not exceeded the freezing point since Friday, Dec. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 14 7:48 pm: Attempted breaking and entering, Pamida. Dec. 15 3:15 pm: Theft, McDonald's. Dec. 16 5:42 pm: A semi, driven by Johnny W. More...

Western Dist. Court News

( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Joshua A. More...

Nine Persons Charged With Felony Crimes

The Fulton County grand jury handed down indictments against nine persons in connection with crimes in Fulton County, Roger D. Nagel, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said. The grand jury met on Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Streaks Split Games, Stand 2-3 On Season

The Archbold boys basketball team split a pair of games last week, hosting Evergreen, Thursday, Dec. 18 and Holgate, Saturday, Dec. 20. More...

Archbold Splits NWOAL Quad Meet With Wauseon, Swanton

Archbold defeated Swanton 50-25 but lost to Wauseon 44-19 in the nightcap in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League wrestling quad meet at Wauseon, Thursday, Dec. 18. The Streaks stand at 3-1 in league action and are 12-2 overall. More...

Collegiate Connection

Dan Borcherdt, AHS '05, hit three treys for nine points in the first half as Mount Vernon Nazarene University defeated Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Thursday, Dec. 18. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: combined service: Advent drama, Linda (Doug) Rupp. Chrissy Stuckey, Lori McQuade; offertory, Emmanuel. Message, "Emmanuel, God With Us," Stuart Rex. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Senior Citizens Menu Week of Dec. 29-31 MONDAY - creamed chipped beef, mashed potatoes, california blend vegetables, fruit ambrosia. TUESDAY - beef stew, butternut squash, biscuits, fruit crisp. More...

Births

A daughter, Willa Marie, was born Dec. 9, 2008, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon, to Corey and Honour Ruffer, Archbold. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. More...