January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

AFD Fire Truck Clips Ambulance

An Archbold Fire Department pumper truck clipped the mirror on an AFD ambulance while responding to an injury accident on US20A about 7:46 pm, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Luke Edward Yoder

Luke Edward Yoder grew up in Kalona, Iowa, the fourth living child of Daniel M. and Nancy (Hershberger) Yoder.  Born Jan. More...

Pauline Jane Rupp

Pauline Jane Rupp, Pettisville, died Monday, Jan. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Topple Fifth-Ranked Tigers, Squeak By Patriots

Down 33-31 to start the fourth period, Archbold outscored Holgate 15-7 in the final eight minutes to defeat the Tigers 46-40, Tuesday, Jan. More...

Fast Break

Archbold's Shelby Cline brings the ball up the court.– photo by Mario Gomez   More...

Defense!

Winter Fricke puts defensive pressure on Holgate's Connor Abel in their non-league matchup, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Blue Streaks beat the Division IV fifth-ranked Tigers 46-40.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “God’s Design: Marriage as Promise,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

“Dogs Under the Table” Place Second

“Dogs Under the Table,” the West Clinton Bible Quiz team, tied for second place with an average score of 133 points in its four matches at the Sunday, Jan. 18 meet at Eastland Baptist Church, Bryan. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Jan. 9: Margarita Martinez, Delta, girl; Mara Pittman, Napoleon, girl.  Jan. 11: Sabrina & Lucas Hartson, Wauseon, boy; Subrina & Christopher Mason, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Fricke Early Release Hearing Set For Feb. 19

A hearing to consider releasing William “Bill” Fricke from prison is set for Thursday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 pm in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. More...

Garbage Fee Increases

Archbold Village Council approved a $1 per month increase in the refuse collection fee during its Monday, Jan. More...

State Changes Third Grade Reading Tests Yet Again

State officials have changed the third grade reading test again.  Speaking to the Archbold School Board during its Wednesday, Jan. More...

 

News

Archbold Schools Power Bill Down About 39%

Thanks to the wind turbine and an energy conservation project, the power bill for Archbold high and elementary schools for December 2014 was down almost 39%.  In his written report to the school board at its Wednesday, Jan. More...

J.T. Rufenacht Is Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2015

J.T. Paul Rufenacht, son of Cory and Kylie, Archbold, is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2015.  He was born at 1:01 a.m., Friday, Jan. 9, at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. J.T. More...

Rite Aid Buys Shopko Pharmacy Business, Not Shopko Building

Kristin Kellum, a public relations specialist with the Rite Aid Corporation, said Tuesday the company has acquired the Shopko pharmacy business, but not the Shopko building.  “Last week, we had a seamless transition with acquiring Shopko&r More...

Public Record

Men Sentenced In Thefts From Local Industry

Mark Merillat, 24, rural Fayette, and Luke Merillat, 22, rural Archbold, have been sentenced in connection with a theft from the Sanoh America factory in Archbold.  The two were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on July 21, 2014, on the s More...

Local Man Indicted On Drug Charges

Andrew T. Hatzer, 34, Archbold, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on drug charges.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said the grand jury met on Monday, Jan. More...

Archbold Residents Get IRS Impersonator Calls

Tera Rogers, spokesman for the Archbold Police Department, cautioned local residents of a telephone scam that has been reported in the village.  A caller represents himself as an official with the Internal Revenue Service and demands information More...

Opinion

State Tax Cuts Harm Local Governments, Schools

Regular readers of this newspaper have noted the warning signs appearing on the horizon.   Local taxes for schools and the village of Archbold may be going up in the future. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005   With the Fulton County Heart Radiothon just around the corner, a study funded by the countywide fundraiser is producing disturbing news.  More...

Recipe Corner

Tuscan Apricot- Berry Crostata

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup all-bran 0riginal cereal (crushed to 2/3 cup) 1/2 cup sugar, divided 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanil More...

Veggie Burger

4 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 cup finely diced carrots 1/2 teaspoon seeded and minced serrano chile 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup cho More...