December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Charged With Sex Crimes Surrenders

Aaron S. Brown, 32, Archbold, turned himself in to Archbold police, Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 21.  Brown was wanted after a Fulton County Grand Jury met Monday, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kathryn Elizabeth Stuckey

Kathryn Elizabeth Stuckey, age 85, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at The Home at Taylors Point in Cincinnati. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Mary Miller, 79, Jimtown, Ind., died Dec. 27, 2011. Survivors include five children.  Paul C. Kanagy, 88, Chesterville, died Dec. 20, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Louella (Waidelich, formerly of Archbold), and nine children.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 16   3 pm: lost wallet, S. Defi- ance St.-Lafayette St.  6:14 pm: Vicki L. Grieser, 55, rural Archbold, was driving a car north on South Defi ance Street, and hit a deer 157 feet south of Woodland Dr.  Dec. 17   More...

Several Wrecks Reported To County Sheriff

Several accidents in the Archbold area, or involving Archbold-area people, were recently reported to the Fulton County Sheriff Department:   More...

Christmas Fire

Wauseon firefighters walk through steam rising from the remains of a storage building that caught fire. More...

Opinion

Another Christmas, Another Tough Year

Another Christmas season has come and gone, and soon, another New Year begins.  As we pack away the Yuletide decorations, and prepare for the New Year’s holiday, we look forward to 2012. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2001  School board won’t need to ask voters for more operating money through 2006. It will be 2007, at least, before an operating levy is needed.   More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

Photographs are valuable histories of Archbold, and become more precious every year. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Tortellini and Shrimp Stir-Fry

1 16-ounce bag frozen cheese tortellini 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 bag frozen stir-fry vegetables 3/4 pound cooked, cleaned medium shrimp 1/3 cup store-bought, garlicfl avored stir-fry sauce 2 tablespoons water 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper   More...

Full-Time Village Employees Awarded 2.5% Wage Hike

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said most full-time Village of Archbold employees will receive 2.5% wage hikes for 2012.  Archbold Village Council approved the increase during its Monday, Dec. 19 meeting.  More...

Christmas Cheer Aids 657 Families

“It’s More About Relationships Than Peas And Beans”

A total of 657 families received assistance through the Fulton County Christmas Cheer “store” last week.  “If that doesn’t break a record, it’s pretty close,” said Cecily Rohrs, director of the program.  More...

Santa Arrives By... Train?

Santa Claus normally travels by sleigh, but in this display of lights on Co. Rd. 24, it was a steam engine that brought him to town. More...

 

News

$1.9 Million Spent On Radio System

Vond Hall, Fulton County administrator, said last week that so far, more than $1.9 million has been spent on the new Fulton County digital public service radio system.  However, $1,339,474.60 has been reimbursed through various state and federal More...

EMS Discussion To Take Place In March

While no official decision was made, Perry Rupp, Fulton County commissioner, has laid out a plan for the review of the Fulton County emergency medical services system.  Rupp proposed the plan during the commissioners meeting, Thursday, Dec. More...

Ohio Turnpike Tolls Go Up Sunday

New Ohio Turnpike toll rates take effect Sunday, Jan. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Beat Panthers 66-54

Archbold hosted Stryker, Tuesday, Dec. 20 and picked up a 66-54 non-league win to up its record to 4-1.  The Panthers fell to 3-2.  Jumping out to an 11-0 lead in the first four minutes, the Streaks led 17-5 after the first period.  More...

Blue Streak Girls Raise Record To 9-0

The Archbold girls basketball team raised its record to 9-0 with a 56-45 non-league victory over Bowling Green, Monday, Dec. 19.  The Streaks led 11-9 after one period, but trailed 23-22 at halftime. More...

Archbold Clips Birds 47-39

Archbold relied on the foul line in the closing minutes to seal a 47-39 non-league win over Pettisville in front of a packed Thunderdome, Thursday, Dec. 22.  “I tip my hat to Pettisville. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Christmas service. CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Anne and Todd Kindinger and worship team, song leader; offertory, “It’s About the Cross,” worship expression. More...

Organizations

Senior Center More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 16: Melissa & Dexter Krueger, Archbold, boy; Sheena & Dustin Dulaney, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 18: Lyndell & Rita Noecker, West Unity, boy. Dec. 20: Delfina Arrizon, Archbold, girl. More...