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Obituaries

Barbara Rich Murbach

Barbara Rich Murbach of Crooked Lake in Alanson, Mich., and Chagrin Falls, died in Petoskey, Mich., on Sunday, Aug. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Donald E. Sigg, 89, Napoleon, died Aug. 8, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Mildred, and three children. Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon.   More...

Public Record

Coroner Rules Joughin Died Of Asphyxiation

Sierah Joughin, the 20- year-old rural Metamora woman who disappeared July 19, died from asphyxiation. The information was gathered from the autopsy report filed by Rick Yoder, Fulton County coroner, in the Fulton County Clerk of Courts office. More...

One Dead, One Still Hospitalized After Crash Near Fairgrounds

A Fayette man is dead and a four-year-old child is still hospitalized as the result of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of St. Rt. 108 and Co. Rd. J about 2:30 pm, Wednesday, Aug. More...

Two Archbold Residents Indicted

Melinda C. Cordoba, 33, and Anthony J. Rodriguez, 38, both of the same Archbold address, were indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, Aug. More...

Opinion

Pay Attention Behind The Wheel

DuBose Heyward penned the words to George Gershwin’s music, “Summertime,” in 1934. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006   Archbold School Board decided to ask voters for a $1.1-million, five-year emergency property tax levy.  More...

State Fair’s Youngsters Set Great Example

Other Editors Say...

For the youngsters showing livestock at the Ohio State Fair, which ran through Sunday, Aug. More...

Recipe Corner

Spring Toasted Almond Fruit Salad

1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 cup (4 ounces) sliced almonds 1 teaspoon dry ginger Pinch of salt 2 pints blackberries 2 pints raspberries 2 Granny More...

Arugula And Curried Pecan Salad

1 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup pecan halves 2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive More...

Twice Baked Potatoes Cottage Style

4 medium potatoes, baked 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 1/2 cup low-fat milk 1 tablespoon onion, minced freshly ground black pepper paprika dried parsley flakes   Cut hot potatoes in half lengthwise. More...

Worley Indicted On 19 Counts

Charges Include Death Penalty Specifications

Editor’s Note: Information from the autopsy of Sierah Joughin appears on page 5. A Fulton County Grand Jury has handed down a 19-count indictment against James D. More...

German Township Trustees Respond To Secession Statement From Villages

The German Township Trustees have responded to a statement issued in June by the villages of Archbold, Delta, and Swanton. More...

 

News

New Fire Department Air Masks Feature Updated Technology

The Archbold Fire Department faced a dilemma.  For decades, AFD has used Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, or SCBAs, to enter smoke-filled homes and buildings to search for victims trapped inside, and to fight fires.  More...

Council Makes $569,100 Offer For Fire Equipment

Archbold Village Council has approved offering the German Township Trustees $569,100 to purchase the equipment of the Archbold Fire Department.  In a Monday, Aug. More...

New Teachers Ready At Archbold, Pettisville

When Archbold and Pettisville students arrive for the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. More...

Sports

AHS Golf Wins Defiance Invite, Second At Paulding

The Archbold golf team won its first invitational of the season, beating Tinora by four strokes to win the Defiance Invitational, Monday, Aug. 8. The Streaks hosted North Central at Wauseon, Tuesday, Aug. 9, and won by 30 strokes, 164-194. More...

AHS Girls Tennis Returns Three

Logan Wyse, Archbold head girls tennis coach, enters his sophomore season at the helm, and after losing five seniors from last year’s squad that finished 10-6, looks to three senior letterwinners to lead this year’s team.  Returning More...

Blue Streak Volleyball Welcomes Back Six

Jill Holdgreve, Archbold head volleyball coach, enters her second season at the helm of the historic program and looks to six returning letterwinners to pave the way. Lost to graduation were Allie McQuade, Brooke Hines, Maddy Smith, and Ellie Rupp. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Receiving of new members: Malinda Lugbill, Cindy McCarthy, Nick McCarthy, John Szczepanski, Ben Waidelich, Nancy Waidelich, Rex Waidelich. Message, “Ps. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Aug. 5: Lisa & Andrew Richardson, Fayette, girl.  Aug. 6: Samara Benien, Napoleon, girl.  Aug. 7: Christine Garcia, Swanton, boy.  Aug. 8: Abriana McAtee, Delta, girl.   More...

Playground Fun

The Kiddie Korral at Ruihley Park proved fun, Sunday, Aug. 14, for these two nine-year-old cousins: Alanna Wyse, Defiance, and Welden Wyse, Ridgeville Corners.– photo by David Pugh   More...