January 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Park Board Okays $9,960 Scout Cabin Repair Job

Work to repair the floor and foundation of the Ruihley Park Scout Cabin will be done during the last two weeks of February. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Eugene B. Buehrer

Eugene B. Buehrer, age 82, of rural Stryker, passed away in his home on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009. More...

Rev. Edward E. Keim

Rev. Edward E. Keim, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Jan. 23, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Nov. More...

Kevin L. Cole

Kevin L. Cole, age 53, of Wauseon, passed away at his home on Jan. 23, 2009 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Adrian, Mich., on July 14, 1955 to the late Robert S. Cole Sr. and Willo (Smith) Cole, who survives. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Wayne Schmucker and Peggy Siegel, West Unity, exchanged wedding vows on Feb. 1, 1959. More...

Welch Receives Cub Scout Award

Matt Welch, Archbold, received the Outstanding Cub Scout Leader award from the Tamarack District of the Black Swamp Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Welch is the leader of Pack 263. More...

Florida Snowbirds Meet February 25

The annual Fulton County reunion for Florida snowbirds is Wednesday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m. at Stacey's Buffet, 4949 West 14th St., Bradenton, Fla. More...

Opinion

Snow Removal Law Necessary

Archbold Village Council discussed an unpopular issue during its Monday, Jan. 19 meeting- removing snow from residential sidewalks. More...

Letters To The Editor

I felt it necessary to respond to the letter written on Jan. 14 about 4-H and the quality of our fair. I have been a 4-H advisor for about 14 years, and I think people need to know where 4-H lets off and Senior Fair Board begins. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999 Archbold Community Library will offer e-mail on one computer. The new service was unanimously approved by the board on Jan. 20. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Bev Nelson, prelude; choir, Untitled Hymn; offertory, Amazing Grace, hand signing by Nikki Rupp, Shannon Wyse, Bethany Jelen. Message, "Just the Gospel," Jesse Kahler. More...

Bible Quiz Holds Third Meet

Quizzers gathered at Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren, Defiance, and Tedrow Mennonite, Sunday, Jan. 25, for their third meet of Bible Quiz 2009. More...

Organizations

Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Feb. 2, movie and popcorn; Feb. 4, birthday day, Cindy Crawford, Approved Home Health, blood pressure check; Feb. More...

Tough Economic Times Creating "The New Poor"

Rohrs, Caldwell: People Who Never Needed Help Before Are Now Calling

When the economy turns sour, Cecily Rohrs' phone rings. Rohrs, Ridgeville Corners, has been involved in social service, in one form or another, for more than 20 years. More...

Senior Center Seeking Renewal Of 1.1-Mill Property Tax Levy

The Fulton County Senior Center Board has asked the Fulton County Commissioners to place a 1.1-mill, five-year levy renewal on the May 5 primary election ballot. More...

New School Means Pettisville Students Get 2 Afternoons Off

Pettisville Local School District students will get two afternoons off so school personnel can visit other schools. The Pettisville school board approved two early release days for students in February or March at a special meeting, Monday, Jan. More...

 

News

Pettisville Students, Teachers Honored For Academics

The Pettisville Local School Board recognized outstanding students and teachers as part of a special school board meeting, Monday, Jan. 26. More...

Archbold Area Foundation Gives Back To Community

The Archbold Area Foundation said that during 2008, $30,950 was returned to the community. The largest amount, $16,100, was divided between 20 scholarships. More...

Miller Elected Archbold School Board President

Scott Miller has been returned to the post of president of the Archbold Area School Board. Other board members chose him during an organizational meeting, Monday night, Jan. 12. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 18 2:46 am: Vehicle in ditch, 22000 block St. Rt. 2, citations issued to Jackie N. Santiago, 23, Wauseon, DUI and maintain reasonable control of motor vehicle. 3:30 pm: Domestic, 400 block Park St. Jan. 19 No reports. More...

Girl Charged After Theft From House

A 17-year-old Archbold girl has been charged with delinquency by way of theft, after she was allegedly involved in a safecracking incident, said Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief. Wauseon resident Tyler R. More...

Prostitution Sting Cases Moving Through Court

Scott A. Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said last week that James F. Cole, 29, rural Lyons was found guilty of solicitation in a jury trial, Wednesday, Jan. 21. Solicitation is a third-degree misdemeanor offense. More...

Sports

Streaks Close Out NWOAL Schedule

The Archbold wrestling team, under Brian Becher, head coach, got back to the mats after a week layoff, traveling to Bryan High School to close out the dual meet portion of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Streaks Hold Off Scrappy Bulldogs

There's an old saying about leaving sleeping dogs lie. Well, when the Swanton Bulldogs came rolling into town, Friday, Jan. 23 with a 2-7 record, one may assume that these dogs have been taking a nap. Nothing could be farther from the truth. More...

Archbold Girls Raise Record To 12-3 With 54-35 Victory Over Swanton

Jumping out to a 16-3 firstquarter lead, the Archbold girls basketball team easily defeated Swanton 54-35 in Northwest Ohio Athletic League action, Thursday, Jan. 22. Hailey Galvan scored eight of the Streaks' first-quarter points. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Skillet Chicken in Peanut Sauce

1.2 cup Herb & Garlic Marinade With Lemon Juice or Italian Garlic Steak Marinade With Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, More...