October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

2013 AHS Volleyball Honored For Academics

The 2013 Archbold High School volleyball team has been honored for its academic achievements.  The American Volleyball Coaches Association recently announced the AHS squad was one of 228 high school girls volleyball teams from across the nation More...

North Pointe Streets To Be Detoured For Trick-Or-Treat

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said streets in the North Pointe and Manor Park subdivisions will have traffic patterns altered during trick-or-treat hours, Thursday, Oct. 30.  Speaking at the Monday, Oct. More...

Trick-or-Treat

Little ghosts and goblins will be busy on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 30, as all three communities will hold trick-or-treat hours that evening:  Archbold: 6-7:30 pm.  Pettisville: 6-7:30 pm.  Ridgeville: 6:30-7:30 pm.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Omar J. Gnagey

Omar J. Gnagey, age 84, of Archbold, passed away at home on Saturday evening, Oct. 4, 2014, surrounded by his family.  Omar was born in Pigeon, Mich., on Oct. 21, 1929, to Elias and Amanda Gnagey.  He married Velma Sauder on Oct. More...

Lawrence (Larry) R. Christy

Lawrence (Larry) R. Christy, age 67, of rural Stryker, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Bueta L. Rupp, 96, Pettisville, died Oct. 7, 1014. Survivors include three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Claudine Nofziger, 64, Wauseon, died Sept. 30, 2014. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. More...

Sports

Hesterman-Cline Duo Advance To District Tennis

The AHS doubles team of Hannah Hesterman, a senior, and Shelby Cline, a junior, has advanced to the Division II district girls tennis tournament for the second straight year.  The duo improved on last year’s fourth-place finish, placing th More...

Streak Skid Continues, Fall To 0-6

After Liberty Center (2-4, 2-2 NWOAL) jumped out to a 20-0 lead over Archbold, the Tigers ended up squeaking out a 26-21 win, Friday, Oct. More...

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn.  Throughout the sectional tournament, the higherseeded team in each match hosts the semifinals and fi- nals.  Otsego received the number one seed in the More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Holy Communion worship led by Jerry Lugbill. Message, “Exodus 18: Delegation-The Life of Discernment,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

One Big Bucket

Four County Career Center used a different interpretation of the term “bucket,” using a skid-steer loader bucket to pour ice water on Tim Meister, FCCC superintendent, as part of the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge.” FCCC raised $74 More...

Organizations

Bereavement   Life Beyond Today bereavement group, Monday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., St. Caspar Catholic Church, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.  SAHC   Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. More...

Living His Dream

Hector Urbina Signs Contract To Fight For UFC

Hector Urbina’s career is different than most.  Urbina, AHS ‘06, is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter who just signed a major three-fight contract with Ultimate Fighting Championships.  MMA is a full-contact combat sport that More...

“No Confidence” In Administrators At Northwest State

Education Association Airs Complaints

About 15 members of the Northwest State Community College Education Association appeared before the college board of trustees and announced the membership had no confidence in the college administration.  More...

Archbold Celebrates Carp Fall Fest Saturday

Archbold hosts the Carp Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. More...

Pumpkin Viewing

Kelsey Bennett, 8, and Tara Crossgrove, 7, Pettisville second graders, look over some of the many decorated pumpkins on display during the Pettisville Pumpkin Fest, Friday night, Oct. 3. More...

 

News

Sidewalk Ramp Set For Next Year

A ramp in the sidewalk to allow handicap accessibility for the office of Paul Wyse, a local dentist, will be built next year.  That’s what Archbold Village Council learned at its Monday, Oct. 6 meeting.  More...

McCoy Named Homecoming King

Matthew McCoy, AHS ‘11, was crowned the Bluffton University Homecoming King, Saturday, Oct. 4.  A senior, McCoy is majoring in accounting with minors in information technology and mathematics.  More...

RFD Open House

People from near and far had a chance to tour the Ridgeville fire station, see fire trucks up close, and perhaps even go for a ride in one during the Ridgeville Fire Department open house, Sunday, Oct. 5. More...

Public Record

Police Chief Search Down To Five

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said five candidates have been selected for interviews in the search for a new Archbold police chief.  Martin Schmidt, current chief, announced his retirement after 35 years with APD.  His last More...

Semi Hits Post At Downtown Intersection

A semi trailer struck a post at the intersection of North Defiance Street and Stryker Street, and the 40,000-pound load had to be moved to another semi near the crash site.  More...

Four County Career Center Receives Bomb Threat

A bomb threat, contained in a note found in a restroom at the Four County Career Center, led to the evacuation of the school on Thursday, Oct. More...

Opinion

NSCC Problems Arise Again

What’s going on at Northwest State Community College?   The news coming from the community college is about labor troubles. More...

Pet Problems Are People Problems

Issues over dogs are surfacing again, but the real problem is people.   Dogs and cats are wonderful pets, providing companionship, entertainment, and unconditional love.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004   Chuck Rychener was honored posthumously as Archbold Citizen of the Year. He is the 42nd person to receive the honor.   More...

Recipe Corner

Grilled Peaches and Berries

Recipe Corner

4 medium ripe peaches, halved and pitted 1 cup fresh blueberries 2 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice  Place two peach halves, cut side up, on two pieces heavy-duty foil.  Add blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice, and a dot of b More...

Chicken Kebabs With A Spicy Mango Salsa

Recipe Corner

For the chicken:  2 tablespoons Mild Curry Paste 1/3 cup fat-free, plain yogurt 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, large, diced 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 lime, cut into segments 4 lar More...