December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Schools Looks At Funding R.O.C.K.S. Program

Archbold school district officials will look into continuing the Archbold R.O.C.K.S. program, said Aaron Rex, superintendent.  R.O.C.K.S. More...

Golfing Santa Putts

Santa Claus appears to be working on his short game in a display of lights, the newest exhibit in the Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Evelyn D. Nagel

Evelyn Dora (Otte) Nagel, 82, of Ridgeville Township, passed away at the Lutheran Home of Napoleon on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.  She was born on July 23, 1932, to John F. More...

Mary Ellen Short

Mary Ellen Short, 93, of Alvordton, died early Monday morning, Dec. More...

Marilyn J. Short

Marilyn J. Short, age 78 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Dec. More...

People

Griesers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Grieser, Pettisville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September.  Roger Grieser and Karen Wood were united in marriage on Sept. 25, 1964, at First Methodist Church in Wauseon with Rev. More...

Earn Degrees

Meagan Helmke and Braydon Meck, both of Archbold, were among 29 students completing the registered nursing associate degree program at Northwest State Community College who were recognized during a special ceremony.  More...

Archbold Schools Receive Donations

The Archbold School Board accepted several donations during its Monday, Dec. 15 meeting.  The board approved a $1,200 cash donation from an anonymous donor. More...

Opinion

Heroin

A Danger In Our Midst

Heroin.   For most of us, it’s just a word, another thing, like so many other things, that is supposed to strike fear into our hearts.   We’ve heard about the dangers so often that we no longer pay attention. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004   Fulton County is unlikely to receive extra influenza vaccinations, said Hans Schmalzried, county health commissioner.   Council increased the wages of village employees 2 1/2% for 2005.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Sara Kinsman, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “Waiting Well...With Prayer,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.   Mood Disorders  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 4: Kristy & Anthony Gerig, Montpelier, boy.  Dec. 5: Ashley Mack, Delta, girl; Katharine & Kyle Link, Fayette, girl.  Dec. 9: Angel & Mark Cormeck, Delta, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 12/16/2014 7:00 PM

College Professional Staff Authorizes Strike Notification

The Northwest State Community College Education Association Professional Employees have voted to authorize their bargaining team to issues a 10-day strike notice. More...

Fricke Seeks Early Release For Third Time

William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of the now-defunct Archbold Elevator, has asked for early release from prison for a third time.  This time, he might get it.  In his motion, Richard Kerger, attorney for Fricke, said, “T More...

Archbold Third Grade Students Better Than Average On Reading Tests

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, said Archbold third grade students outperformed students in similar school districts and the state averages in recent reading tests.  Speaking to the school board during its Monday, Dec. More...

 

News

Huron County Elevator Grain License Suspended

The Ohio Department of Agriculture suspended the grain-handling license of Schwan Grain, Inc., of Monroeville, as of Wednesday, Dec. More...

Archbold School Fiscal Officer Says Taxes May Decrease

The property tax bills for individual homeowners may decrease, as the total valuation of the Archbold Area School District has increased.  That’s what Christine Ziegler, district chief fiscal officer, told the Archbold School Board during More...

Electric Reindeer

Reindeer made of lights dance and frolic in a forest of electric trees in this display in the Archbold Festival of Lights. The display has been part of the festival for many years, yet remains a favorite. More...

Public Record

Man In Custody For Alleged Theft Of Donation Can

Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff, said yesterday, Tuesday, Donald McLeod, 49, Archbold, has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing a Christmas Cheer donation can from a rural Wauseon business. More...

Semi Driver Killed In Monday Crash

Anthony E. Lilly, 56, Claremont, N.C., died as the result of a crash of the semi truck he was driving, Monday, Dec. 15, at about 5:24 am. More...

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 5   1:04 pm: Suspicious person, 500 block Stryker St., subject asking for ride to Bryan-was picked up, all okay.  2:25 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 400 block S. More...

Sports

Streaks Pick Up Two Road Wins

The Archbold boys basketball team took to the road last week, picking up a pair of non-league wins over Edgerton and Kalida.  The Streaks stand 2-1 overall. More...

AHS Girls Beat Fairview, Bryan

Archbold raised its record to 4-1, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with victories at Fairview and Bryan last week.  The Streaks outscored the Apaches 8-2 to turn a tie at 50 into a 58-52 non-league victory, Tuesday, Dec. More...

Birds Beat Edon, Fall To Tinora

Pettisville broke into the “Win” column with a 54-37 Buckeye Border Conference victory over Edon, Thursday, Dec. 11, in boys basketball action at the Bird Cage.  More...

Scam Watch

Ohioans Lose Hundreds to Sugar Bowl Ticket Scams - Free Access

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned consumers to be skeptical of individuals offering tickets to the 2015 Sugar Bowl, after two Ohioans reported losing $800 each to Sugar Bowl ticket scams on Craigslist.  More...

Recipe Corner

Grilled Sausage And Pepper Hero

2 cups bottled meatless marinara sauce 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 4 whole-grain hot dog-style rolls, split lengthwise and opened like a book 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, thickly sliced  More...

Baked Mac & Cheese

1 box (16-ounce) corkscrew or minipenne pasta 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups milk 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons original Tabasco brand pepper sauce 1 cup shredded Gruyère chees More...