April 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Says “Bye, Bye, Birdie” In Spring Musical Production

An old expression says that, “art imitates life.”  That’s never more true than in the Archbold High School production of “Bye, Bye Birdie,” the school musical for 2013.  In 1957, Elvis Presley was drafted into More...

Pettisville Wind Turbine Produced $13,407 Worth Of Power In March

The Pettisville Local School District wind turbine is producing more electricity than the school is using.  That’s what the Pettisville School Board was told at its Monday, April 8 meeting.  The turbine began producing electricity in More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Paul R. (Paul Sammy) Short

Paul R. (Paul Sammy) Short, 87 years old, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, April 4, 2013, at the Fulton County Health Center following a brief illness.  He was born Oct. 31, 1925, near Archbold, to Sam S. and Mary Short.  More...

Gerald A. Perkins

Dr. Gerald A. Perkins, 75, passed away on March 25, 2013.  He was born April 8, 1937, to Theodore and Anna Perkins in Swanton.  Gerry was an alumnus of the University of Michigan and graduated in 1967 from K.C.O.M. More...

Harold W. Johnson

Harold W. More...

People

A Doll For Libby

Elizabeth Ann “Libby” Ringenberg, 3, Archbold, examines a crocheted doll bought for her by her grandfather, Steve Ringenberg, at the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction. More...

Completes Basic Training

Shiliang Gao, an Army private, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Earns Scholarships

John Schoenhals, AHS ‘09, has been awarded a $3,000 undergraduate scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation.  The son of Walter and Joy, he is majoring in plant pathology with a concentration in the More...

Opinion

Smart Business, Holding Line On Tuition

The Northwest State Community College Board of Trustees did college students and residents of Northwest Ohio a great favor last week, electing to hold the line on tuition.  The board voted to keep tuition at $146 per credit hour.  More...

Old Photo Corner

“Bye Bye Birdie” Goes On Stage

David McDonel takes the cast of “Bye Bye Birdie” through a scene in 1977. Tom Ehrman directed the 20-piece orchestra that accompanied the musical. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 2, 2003   Kevin Beck resigned from the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities as of March 17.  Julius A. Burch, 43, an arsonist from Napoleon, pled guilty to 74 crimes last week.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Wyman Stuckey, worship leader; music by praise band, Buffy Riley, Isaac Dahl, Sherm Hathaway, Al Stuckey, Steve Waidelich, Mike Stuckey, Kathy King, Randy and Becky Kauffman. More...

Births

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Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, April 11, 6-11 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon; Friday, April 12, 12-5 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 701 S. More...

Breaking News - 4/9/2013 7:00 PM

Bill Fricke Indicted On 11 Counts

William L. “Bill” Fricke, 55, Pettisville, former owner of the Archbold Elevator Company, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on charges of grand theft, tampering with evidence, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, and misapplication of corporate assets.

by David PughBuckeye Staff Writer    William L. More...

Breaking News - 4/9/2013 7:00 PM

Brink, Gerig Also Indicted In Elevator Case

    In addition to William L. More...

“Pirates of Penzance” Attack In Pettisville This Weekend

Thespians at Pettisville High School reached back into the history of the theater for their 2013 musical, picking Gilbert and Sullivan’s 1879 “The Pirates of Penzance.”  The show is a comic opera set in the late 1800s.  Cl More...

 

News

Construction Underway On Fairlawn Addition

With the final necessary documents in hand, construction has begun in earnest on the 12-bed rehabilitation center addition to the Fairlawn Retirement Community. More...

Holland Street Rebuild Should Be Done May 24

The reconstruction of a half-block of East Holland Street, plus the rebuilding of an alley and some parking lot work, should be completed by May 24.  Workers started the project last week, closing East Holland Street to traffic from the North De More...

Northwest State College Holds Line On Tuition

Students at Northwest State Community College will not see tuition costs increase from the current rate of $146 per credit hour.  Mari Yoder, vice president of institutional advancement at NSCC, said the NSCC board of trustees approved the actio More...

Public Record

Two Local Men Face Charges Of Domestic Violence

Joshua D. Liechty, 32, and Jose R. More...

Two Issued Summonses After April 4 Fight

An Archbold resident and a rural Hamler man have been issued papers to appear in Fulton County Western District court to face disorderly conduct charges.  John Wayne Greeno, 61, East Gardens, and Benjamin Rodriguez, 33, rural Hamler, were cited More...

Appliances Taken From Holland St. Apartment

When tenants were evicted from the East Holland Street Apartments, they allegedly took more than what they owned.  A representative of the complex told Archbold police officers on Friday, March 29, a clothes washer and dryer were stolen when the More...

Sports

Archbold Baseball Opens Season With Five Victories

The Archbold baseball team opened the 2013 season and heated up the cold spring air with a 5-0 record in its first week.  The Streaks, ranked 23rd in the Division III Prep Baseball Report, pounded out 32 hits in a doubleheader against Fairview, More...

Archbold Softball Rolls To 6-0 Start

The Archbold softball team opened its season in style by polishing off six straight teams.  The Streaks hosted Otsego, Tinora, and Napoleon for a doubleheader while traveling to Edon and Defiance.  All games were non-league as Northwest Ohi More...

AHS Tennis Opens Season With 1-3 Week

The Archbold boys tennis team opened the season with a 1-3 record last week.  The Streaks recorded a 4- 1 win over Anthony Wayne, Tuesday, April 2.  They lost 4-1 to Rossford, Monday, April 1; 3-2 to Bryan, Thursday, April 4; and 4- 1 to Wa More...

Recipe Corner

Nutty Island Spread

1/2 (7.5-ounce) spreadable butter & canola oil blend 1 tablespoon pineapple juice 2 tablespoons powdered sugar 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts  Combine all ingredients with an electric mixer until blended. More...

24-7 Energy Snack Mix

2 cups roasted peanuts 1 cup toasted sunflower seeds 1/4 cup dried mango, diced 1/4 cup dried apples, diced 1/2 cup M&Ms  Toss ingredients together in large bowl. Portion 1/4- cup servings into plastic snack bags.   More...

Student’s Pear Salsa

1 finely chopped, cored pear 1 finely chopped, cored apple 1 finely chopped orange 2 finely chopped kiwi fruit 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon lemon juice Cinnamon graham crackers   Combine pear, apple, orange and ki More...