2007-08-08

Police Continue To Investigate Shooting On South Lincoln St.



Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said police offi- cers continue the investigation of a Monday, July 30 shooting at the Carrie Sleigh residence, 312 South Lincoln Street. “We are investigating this incident, a major crime, because it involved a firearm, fired at a home,” Schmidt said. However, he declined to comment on details of the case, for fear of tainting […]

Kenneth F. Grieser



Kenneth F. Grieser, age 94 years, of Defiance, passed away Tuesday evening, July 31, 2007, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where he had resided since April 20, 2007. He was born Nov. 27, 1912 near Tedrow, a son of Albert and Priscilla (Vonier) Grieser. He married Doris Rupp on March 1, 1934, and she preceded him in death […]

Whitney Lecklider In Henry County Tomato Pageant



Whitney Lecklider represents Ridgeville Township in the 2007 Henry County Tomato Festival Parade and Pageant, Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Henry County Fairgrounds in Napoleon. Lecklider is the daughter of Mike and Deb, Ridgeville Corners, and is a 2007 Archbold High School graduate. She will attend The Salon Professional Academy in Perrysburg this fall, for cosmetology. The parade is at […]

Recipe Corner

Real Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Real Old-Fashioned Lemonade 14 lemons2 cups sugar, or to taste8 cups cold water Ice cubes squeeze the juice from12 of the lemons. In a large pitcher, combine lemon juice and sugar; stir to dissolve the sugar. Cut remaining lemons into cartwheel slices. Add lemon slices and cold water and blend well. Pour over ice and serve.

Bollard Knocked Over Again; Truck Damaged



For the first time since special bell-shaped bollards were put in, one of two lighted bollards on Stryker Street was damaged by a semi-tractor trailer rig. Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said the semi truck trailer was damaged after it struck the bell bollard and drove over it, before destroying the lighted bollard. The Archbold Police report on the incident […]

Lois M. Rathge



May 22, 1927-July 17,2007 Lois Mary Rathge died July 17, 2007 at Anna Kaseman Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Born May 22, 1927, in Sherwood, she was the daughter of Emil and Lena Schroeder. On April 2, 1947, she married Clarence Rathge, who survives. They resided near Ridgeville Corners until 1954. She was employed by Albuquerque Public Schools and a member […]

Qualify For State Fair



Nicole Hurst, Rebekah Eggers, and Elizabeth Wiemken, from left, will travel to the Ohio State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 9 to represent Henry County at the style review with their best of class sewing projects. Hurst and Eggers are from the Ridgeville Sunbeams and Go-Getters 4-H club. Wiemken is from Dudes and Duds.- courtesy photo

Recipe Corner

Mustard BBQ Sauce

Mustard BBQ Sauce 1 ounce vegetable oil1 pound chopped onions1 1.2 ounces minced garlic16 ounces white vinegar11 ounces spicy brown mustard2 teaspoons celery seed3 1.2 ounces sugar Salt, as needed Ground black pepper Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until aromatic, about […]

More, Please!



The Gericke brothers provided the quintessential summer experience of a roadside lemonade stand on a hot day, Thursday, Aug. 2. Their cups of pink lemonade refreshed the family’s garage sale customers and any passersby- for an unbeatable price of 25¢. From left are Gavin, 5, pours while Skylar, 10, and Ian, 6, advertise the stand in front of their Archbold […]

Archbold Police Log



July 29 2:20 am: Noise, East Gardens, advised to keep it down. 6:24 pm: Vandalism, 306 S. Lincoln St. July 30 12:29 am: Vehicle vandalism, 200 block Burke St. 12:48 am: Gunshot, 312 S. Lincoln St. 8:40 pm: Vandalism to grill pits, Ruihley Park. July 31 10:10 am: Adam M. Colon, 28, rural Archbold, was traveling east, in his car, […]