June 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Black Swamp Benefit Proceeds Down About 6%

Verle Short, treasurer of the Black Swamp Benefit, said preliminary numbers indicate the benefit raised approximately 6% less than last year.  But Lisa Short, congregational representative and publicity director, said it is not just about raisin More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Carl E. Rehklau

Carl E. Rehklau, 92, of Camden, Mich., died early Tuesday morning at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers in Bryan after a brief illness.  Carl was born on April 8, 1919, in Archbold, to John A. & Hannah E. (Keiser) Rehklau.  More...

Robert G. "Bob" Meller

Robert G. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

June 10  1:51 pm: Lost cell phone, Woodland Park.  3:51 pm: Domestic dispute, 200 block E. Mechanic St. June 11  More...

Hill Murder Case Goes To Ohio Supreme Court

Gregory VanGuten, attorney for Walter E. Zimbeck, 43, Strawberry Plains, Tenn., has filed an appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court involving the case of Lori Ann Hill.  Hill was a 14-year-old Swanton girl who disappeared the night of Oct. More...

Man Bitten By Dog In Archbold

Tadd Hansen, Napoleon, told Archbold police he was bitten by a small brown dog in the Village of Archbold sometime between 11:30 and 11:45 am, Monday, June 13.  Archbold police were first notified of the incident by offi cials at the Henry Count More...

Sports

What's Going On?

Ward and Barbara Stuckey, Stryker, attended the National Athlete Strength Association Powerlifting and Power Sports National Championships, Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, in Springfield. More...

Acme Baseball

Archbold defeated Pettisville 8-5, Tuesday, June 14. Winning pitcher: Michael Walker, seven innings, four strikeouts, two walks. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

Five Generations Gather

Relatives of Rachel Gunn, a resident of Fairlawn Haven, gathered Saturday, June 11, for a five-generation family photo. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  June 9: Nicole Garcia, Wauseon, girl.  June 10: Megan & Jason Martz, Archbold, boy.  June 14: Brienne & Douglas Martin, Napoleon, girl.  More...

Breaking News - 6/21/2011 7:00 PM

MAN INDICTED IN SHOOTING INCIDENT

WEB EXCLUSIVE

James D. Gonzales, Jr., 24, Archbold, has been indicted on three counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, and a single count of possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises.–Posted 6.22, 2:10 pm More...

Park Board Turns Away Requests For Help With Fees

Fund- Raising Appeal Planned

The Archbold Park Board is being forced to turn away requests for scholarships to help families with park program expenses.  Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, told Park Board at its Saturday, June 18 meeting, that the sc More...

 

News

Popular Archbold Farmers Market Gets Early Start

The Archbold Farmers Market got an early start for 2011, but spring’s wacky weather has impacted what’s been offered for sale. More...

After Three Years, Archbold School Board Okays Wind Turbine Deal

After about three years of planning and negotiations, the Archbold Area School Board has approved a contract that could have a 750- kilowatt wind turbine standing near the Archbold High School football stadium by January or February.  At its Mon More...

Pettisville Okays Wind Turbine

The Pettisville Local School Board accepted a contract for the construction of a 750-kilowatt wind turbine at a special meeting, Monday, June 20.  Chris Lee, district treasurer, said Pettisville purchased a 750 kW Aeronautica wind turbine from M More...

People

Couple Resides In Utah

Diana Eileen Pratt, Wauseon, and James Owen Jones, Pleasant Grove, Utah, solemnized their marriage at 2 p.m., June 10, 2011, at the Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Columbus. Christian Toronto officiated. More...

Couple To Marry At St. Martin's

Jim and Janet Wyse, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Christine, to Matthew David Hagge, son of Greg and Tammy, Alliance. More...

Shorts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Jim Short and Barb Nofziger were married June 25, 1961, at Pettisville Missionary Church by Rev. Charles Kauffman. More...

Opinion

Dangerous Gunplay Not Tolerated In Town

In spite of recent reports appearing in this newspaper, Archbold isn’t a community that suffers a high crime rate.  Compared to some of the large cities that surround us, such as Toledo, Cleveland, or Detroit, Archbold is downright sleepy. More...

Eyes On The Road: Bipartisan Effort Should Be Enough To Ban Texting While Driving

Other Editors Say...

Signs that Republicans and Democrats are ready to consider a statewide ban on texting while driving are encouraging– not just for the bipartisanship, but to codify the fact that the behavior is unacceptable.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, June 20, 2001  Bids for the new Archbold High School were so good, the board was able to take all options. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Cranberry Mustard Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup jellied cranberrysauce1 1/2 tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard1 tablespoon brown sugar Combine ingredients in a small mixing bowl, whisking until smooth. More...