April 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ConAgra Plant On Reduced Schedule

Daniel Hare, senior director, communications and external relations, said last week the Archbold ConAgra plant is operating under a reduced schedule.  Company employees were told March 4 that Chef Boyardee production lines curby rently operating More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Alice R. Short

Alice R. Short, age 85, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014, at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Alice was an accomplished artist, who early in her career drew sales flyers for fashion ads in newspapers. More...

Courtney M. Short

Courtney M. Short, age 22, of Zanesville, went home to be with the Lord, March 28, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital.  She was born Dec. 10, 1991, in Zanesville, to her parents Dr. Philip E. More...

Elizabeth (Betty) Leu Barnes Miller

Elizabeth (Betty) Leu Barnes Miller passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  She was born Aug. 20, 1925, in Fulton County, Ohio, to her parents, George Benjamin and Verena Orpha (Leu) Barnes.  More...

Sports

Pettisville Track Returns 25 Letterwinners

Tom Wagner starts his 33rd year as head coach of the Pettisville track teams with 13 letterwinners returning on the boys team and 12 on the girls team.  “We have good numbers for our size school,” said Wagner. More...

All-Star Cage Classic Scheduled For April 4

Tyson Schnitkey and Cassidy Wyse, seniors at Archbold High School, and Korben Rychener and Lauren Hostetler, Pettisville High School seniors, are four of many area senior all-stars to play in the 31st annual Four County All-Star Cage Classic, Friday, More...

Grieser Advances To Gymnastics Regionals

Elizabeth Grieser, a junior at Pettisville High School, took first place on the vault with a score of 9.5 at the Level 9 Ohio State Gymnastics Championships, Saturday, March 22, in Niles.  She competed against gymnasts from across the state of O More...

Recipe Corner

Spicy Sheared Shrimp

12 jumbo or 8 ounces large tiger shrimp 1/2 lemon, juiced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro leaves 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric More...

Steak Salad

1 3/4 pounds beef sirloin steak 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Worcestershire&nbs More...

Liechty Finds Russians Welcoming

From Russia, With Love

While the United States and Russia have had difficult relations going back decades, Caleb Liechty, PHS ‘13, said on a personto person level, things are much different. More...

Tax Incentive Info For Sauder-IKEA Deal Not Available

Information about the State of Ohio tax incentive agreement with Sauder Woodworking is not available from state officials.  Last week, it was announced that Sauder Woodworking and IKEA, the worldwide retailer of home furnishings, had reached a f More...

“Anything Goes” Will Go Well, AHS Thespians Say

Combine upbeat music, lively dance, including a couple of people up in the air now and again, and a cast that’s dedicated to putting on a great performance, and you’ve got “Anything Goes,” the Archbold High School musical for More...

 

News

Schoenhals Is County's Franklin B. Walter Scholar

Peter Schoenhals looks like a typical high school male student; tall and lanky, with a quiet laugh and an easy smile.  Beneath all of that lurks a brain operating on full power; so much power, the Archbold High School senior was selected as the More...

Fairlawn Auction Ready

Nanette Buehrer, director of development and community services for Fairlawn Haven, said Tuesday final preparations are underway for the Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, which starts tomorrow, Thursday, April 3.  “Preparations are going More...

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter egg hunts will be held in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners over the next few weeks.  Pettisville holds its hunt at 10 am, Saturday, April 5, at Pettisville Park.  The Pettisville High School student council sponsors the More...

Public Record

Man Found Sleeping In Restaurant

Archbold police discovered a man sleeping in a storage room at Casa Vieja, Wednesday night, March 19.  Police on patrol discovered an open door at the restaurant at 11:50 pm. More...

Two Reports Of IDs Stolen To File Taxes

Two cases of persons whose identities were stolen to file false income tax returns were reported to Archbold police recently.  More...

Woman Charged With Domestic Violence

Kirsten Marie May, 28, 105 Ditto St., faces a charge of domestic violence following a Saturday, March 22 incident.  The Archbold police report states officers were called to the residence at about 2:39 am, on a report of a person who was unrespo More...

Opinion

Good News For Sauder Woodworking, Punctuated By A Question Mark

Fantastic news burst out of Archbold last week when it was announced that Sauder Woodworking, a world-class manufacturer based here in Archbold, and IKEA, the Swedish retailer of home furnishings across the globe, announced an agreement. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 7, 2004   Council received a petition signed by 15 persons, asking it to do something about three allegedly poorlymaintained vacant homes on South Defiance Street.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Jennifer Kinsman with worship team, offertory. Message by Roger Johnson.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center March 20: Kara Miller, Wauseon, girl. More...

Organizations

Bereavement   Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, April 14, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Spiritual leader: Patricia Franz Paul, heart-centered care.  Senior Center   More...