December 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

“Celebration” Is Theme For Sesquicentennial Fireworks Display

Members of the Archbold Sesquicentennial committee selected a theme of “celebration” for the fireworks planned for Saturday, July 16. The committee met Thursday, Dec. More...

Festival Of Lights Popular

The annual Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park is a popular Archbold attraction. Motorists and pedestrians drive and walk through the lighted Christmas displays. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Roger LaRue, Jr.

Roger LaRue, Jr. age 45, of Alabaster, Ala., passed away suddenly on Dec. 5, 2015, after dealing with many years of severe health issues.  More...

Public Record

Man Injured When Three Pickups Collide Dec. 11

Clarence E. Dazey, 42, rural Perrysburg, was injured in a collision involving three pickup trucks about 3:16 pm, Friday Dec. 11, at the St. Rt. 2-St. Rt. 66-Co. Rd. E intersection north of Archbold. More...

Archbold Man Sentenced

Gale Dickey, 41, Archbold, was sentenced, Monday, Dec. 7, to 24 months in prison on drug charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. More...

Sentenced In Connection With Heroin Death

Dale E. Silveous, Jr., 22, rural Delta, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison on a reckless homicide charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court. Silveous appeared in court,Wednesday, Dec. More...

Sports

Streaks Reclaim Classic Title

The Archbold girls basketball team (6-1) claimed its fourth title in five years when the Streaks beat Defi- ance 45-35 in the championship game of the Defiance Physical Therapy Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Defiance. More...

Streaks Hold Off Locos For League Win

Archbold (2-2, 1-0) built a double-digit lead through three quarters but had to hold off Montpelier (1-2, 0-1) for a 50-42 Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball victory, Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Thunderdome. More...

Holgate Tops Streaks

Archbold made the trip to Holgate, Saturday, Dec. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “King of Kings,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Applause!

These AHS students were called up to the stage to do some impromptu dancing during the Archbold High School Christmas program, Thursday, Dec. 10. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 5: Bobbie Munts, Delta, boy.  Dec. 7: Cassandra & Jacob Boyd, Wauseon, girl; Alyssa Buckholtz, Delta, boy.  Dec. 8: Ashley Durling, Wauseon, girl; Angel & Chad Grieser, Archbold, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 12/15/2015 7:00 PM

Fatal Crash Monday Evening

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials announced Monday night that Jacob Baldwin, 24, Delta, died in an auto mishap on Co. Rd. 4-1 near Co. Rd. B about 5:22 pm.OSHP Troopers report Baldwin was driving a pickup truck north on Co. Rd. More...

Inauguration Of New Mayor To Kick Off 150th Celebration

When Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor-elect, is inaugurated into office on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, it will be more than just a simple swearing-in. The event begins the Archbold Sesq uicenten- nial, or 150th anniversary. More...

Students Lead AHS Christmas Program

Archbold High School students stepped onto the school stage, Thursday, Dec. 10, to perform their annual Christmas program for their peers. More...

 

News

Girls Sing Christmas Music

Ellie Rupp, Hope Nofziger, and Allie McQuade, AHS students, performed a Christmas song during the school Christmas program, Thursday, Dec. 10. The program was organized and staged by AHS students.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Year-Long Negotiations Result In New EMS Contracts

After about a year of negotiations, the Fulton County commissioners– the political entities that employ firefighters and rescue workers– and the fire departments themselves have agreed to a new five-year contract. More...

Yoder Resigns From Pettisville Schools

Roberta Yoder, instrumental music and reading teacher at Pettisville Schools, has announced her resignation. The Pettisville School Board accepted her resignation at its Monday, Dec. 14 meeting. Yoder has held the post for 23 years. More...

People

Millers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dean and Diane Miller are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Dean Miller and Diane Rupp were married Dec. 18, 1965, at St. John Lutheran Church, Stryker, by Rev. More...

AHS Accounting Students Compete

Jonah Waidelich and Nick Waidelich, from left, consider an answer in the University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation Accounting Department High School Accounting Competition, Friday, Oct. 30. More...

Opinion

Fast Track Waterline A Good Idea

There are those who believe government can’t get anything right, that only the private sector can solve problems in a simple, safe, and effi- cient way. But local government has gotten it right on the Co. Rd. 22 waterline project. More...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Less Like Christmas

Christmas is less than 10 days away, and a look at long-range weather forecasts is not encouraging for a blanket of snow.  In fact, at least one weather forecasting service is looking at a high of 50 degrees for Dec. 25.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 The Archbold Area School District School Board probably will select the next superintendent at a Dec. 21 meeting. Andrew Smith, one of the three finalists, was removed from the list at his request. More...

Recipe Corner

Cider Can Chicken

Recipe Corner

1 roasting chicken, approx.  4-5 pounds 2 cans apple cider 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 ounces olive oil Pepper, to taste  The day before, brine the chicken: Dissolve 1 tablespoon Kosher salt and 1 tab More...