2007-10-31

Fulton Co. Commissioner Discusses County Agencies



Joe Short, Fulton County Commissioner, discussed three Fulton County agencies and organizations he is involved with to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce Monday, Oct. 22. Short discussed the Fulton County Dog Pound, The County’s Senior Center, and Triangular Processing. (He also discussed developments at the county airport, which are discussed in an article elsewhere in this newspaper.) 1,500 Dogs […]

Two Vehicles Collide While Backing From Driveway



Two vehicles were involved in a crash while backing from private driveways on Union Street Monday, Oct. 29. The Archbold Police Department report states a minivan, driven by James E. Schmucker, 71, Archbold, was backing from the south to the north onto Union Street, from his residence at 300 Brussel St. At the same time, a car, driven by Jessica […]

Locally-Owned Horse Honored November 17



Western Bunny, a horse owned by three Archbold men, is honored at Northwest Ohio Colt Racing Association annual awards banquet, Saturday, Nov. 17. The owners are Dean and Denny Miller, and Bill Rufenacht. Awards also go to a driver, trainer and five new Hall of Fame inductees. The horse is one of 16 horses being honored. It is at the […]

Keeping Staph At Bay



There are so many things lurking about that want to kill us. Cancer. Polluted water. West Nile Virus. Auto crashes. Global warming. Now, we add a new killer to the list- staph and its malevolent strain, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA. Because MRSA resists treatment and is potentially deadly, it has become known by a more common and descriptive […]

Recipe Corner

Macaroni And "Cheese" Casserole

2 tablespoons vegan margarine or oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon unbleached white flour 1 cup rice milk or soy milk 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon vegetarian Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon tahini Seasoned salt and black pepper to taste 8 ounces macaroni, cooked 1 14 1/2 ounce can chopped tomatoes, packed […]

County Unemployment 5.5% In September



Fulton County’s September unemployment was 5.5%, estimated by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. It was up a tenth (.1) of a percentage point from the August unemployment of 5.4%, but 1.7 percentage points below the July figure of 7.2%. For the second month in a row, Defiance and Henry counties tied for the lowest unemployment rate the in […]

County Students Take Part In 4-H Career Day



Students from Fulton, Defiance, Henry and Williams Counties took part in a 4-H Career Day for seventh and eighth grade students at Northwest State Community College, Friday, Oct. 19. Students from Fulton County included Ella Weaver, Amy Miller, Seth Short, Manda Martz, Michael Baker, Lucas Mull, Harmon Gombash, Mitchel Campbell, Helena Snyder, Erica Horack, Mary Imre, and Danielle Thieman. Kevin […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1997 Headlines- Rohrs Takes Risks To Assist Needy… Abby Cordes Qualifies For State Cross Country… Teen Survey Results Indicate Sexual Activity Down, Drug Use Up Seven residents are running for four village council positions: Marcia Cody and Roger Pinkelman, incumbents; Gregory M. Beck, Jeffrey D. Fryman, Brad Grime, Paulette Lauber, and Mark Stamm. Two […]

Diane Freeman



Diane Freeman, age 60, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2007 at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. She was born July 21, 1947 in Napoleon to the late Edgar E. and Marie C. (Kruse) Plassman. She married Robert T. Freeman on June 7, 1975, and he survives. Diane worked as an inside sales representative for Arrow […]

Whetro, Miller Honored



Krista Whetro, a 1990 Archbold High School graduate, and Kenneth Miller, manager of the Ridgeville Telephone Company, were among the honored at the Four County Career Center Monday, Oct. 22, during its Wall of Fame program. In its 10th year, FCCC Wall of Fame honors career center graduates who experience great success in a career, and who serve as an […]


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