November 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

State Won't Send Notices On Sales Tax Hike

The Fulton County sales tax rate is going up to 7% on Jan. 1, 2010, but don’t expect to get any notification from the State of Ohio. More...

Winner, Winner, Turkey Dinner!

Bishop Tuckerman, 6, Archbold, excitedly holds his winning bingo card and the ticket he received for a free turkey at the Archbold-German Township Fire Department Feather Party, Saturday, Nov. 21. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Dorothy I. "Chub" Rychener

Dorothy I. "Chub" Rychener, age 90, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. –Posted 11.29, 1:18 p.m. More...

Kenneth E. Stamm

Kenneth E. Stamm, 89 years, of Archbold, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 27, 2009, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. –Posted 11.27, 3:30 p.m. More...

Florence L. Lind

Florence L. Lind, 93, of Wauseon, passed away late Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, in her farm home of 72 years with her family at her side. Florence was born on Jan. 23, 1916, the daughter of the late Philip and the late Goldie Pultz. On Nov. More...

Sports

Five Letterwinners Back For PHS Girls Basketball

The Pettisville girls basketball team, under Jason Waldvogel, 13th-year head coach, welcomes back five letterwinners from a squad that went 18-5 and 8-2 in the Buckeye Border Conference last year. More...

Bontrager, Westrick All-Ohio In Football

Aaron Bontrager, a junior kicker on the Archbold High School football team, and Trey Westrick, a senior defensive back, received All- Ohio honors last week. More...

Drewes First Team All-Ohio In Girls Soccer

Alicia Drewes, an Archbold High School junior, was named first team All-Ohio in Division II by the Ohio High School Soccer Coaches Association. She is a midfielder on the Blue Streak girls soccer team. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 16: Yolanda Escamilla & Manuel Esqueda, Wauseon, girl. Nov. 18: Courtney & Jeremie Fisher, Wauseon, boy. ------ When work is pleasure, life is a joy! More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Nov. 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Emmaus Lutheran Church, 841 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Pressler Retires

Middle School Principal

Mike Pressler, principal of the Archbold Middle School, will retire from his job effective Jan. 31, 2010. David Deskins, district superintendent, said Pressler turned in his resignation, Friday, Nov. 20. More...

Parade Of Lights Entries Pour In

Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of commerce, said entries for the Archbold Parade of Lights, which starts at 6:30 pm, Friday, Nov. 27, are coming in at a rapid pace. More...

H1N1 Vaccine Available, But Not For Everyone

The Fulton County Health Department is still receiving limited amounts of H1N1 vaccine, which it is administering to select individuals. More...

Churches Serve Thanksgiving Dinners

For one man, a free Thanksgiving dinner may have been a lifesaver. Maria Tijerina, secretary of the Good Shepherd Mennonite Church, said after the group’s dinner at the Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, Saturday, Nov. More...

News

Receives Safety Award

American Colloid Company, Archbold, received the Occupational Safety and Health Administration SHARP award, one of the highest honors available for workplace safety for companies with less than 250 em More...

Archbold NHS Inductees

Thirteen Archbold High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society in a ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 17. Front row, from left: Amy Christman, Elise Sauder, Trisha King, Heather Sears. More...

Local Kids Master New Inline Skateboard

You’ve probably seen kids riding them, standing on what appears to be a cross between a skateboard and an inline roller skate, wiggling their back leg, propelling themselves down the street. What is it? What makes them go? More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Nov. 15 7:40 pm: Theft, Sauder Heritage Inn. Nov. 16 7:14 am: Vehicle off the road, 22000 block St. Rt. 2, unable to locate. 8:38 am: Criminal mischief, N. Defiance St. at Stryker St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Nov. 4 11:04 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Nov. 5 8:16 pm: 6900 block St. Rt. 66, medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. Nov. More...

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Traffic Patricia J. Keyser, Toledo, disobeyed traffic signal, W. Linfoot St. More...

Opinion

Parade Route Draws Citizen Ire

The decision to alter the route of the annual Parade of Lights may be sound logical reasoning, but it’s drawn the ire of many. More than one person has been heard complaining about the decision to change the parade route. More...

The Internet Isn't Everything

Every day, more and more government business is being conducted on the Internet. Many would applaud the move. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999 Fulton County United Way collection tops $125,000. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Pureed Squash and Ginger Sauce

12-ounce package frozen, cooked and pureed squash (thawed) 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger root 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons honey Combine ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Stir together well. More...

Recipe Corner

Roasted Pepper And Herb Sauce 12-ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder More...