Santa Visit Successful

Caitlyn Beldon, 7, Archbold, sits on the knee of the jolly old elf, Santa Claus, and tells him her Christmas gift wishes. The line to see Santa extended out the door and onto the sidewalk at the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Friday night, Dec. 14. Santa’s visit was sponsored by the Archbold Parks and Recreation Department. David Simon, Parkersburg, W.Va. played […]

Public Meetings

Trustees German Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 27, 9 a.m., township building, northwest corner of St. Rts. 2 and 66, north of Archbold. SWCD Fulton Soil Water Conservation District board of supervisors, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon.

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Archbold Schools Consider Firm For Athletic Training

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said last week district officials are considering hiring a private contractor to handle strength and conditioning training for high school athletes. Prior to the district’s financial crisis about a year ago, the district did provide student athletes with supervised access to the weight training equipment in the Archbold Athletic Annex building. That access […]

Muffin Tin Meat Loaves

Recipe Corner

1 1.2 pounds lean ground beef 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 1.2 cups shredded zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini) 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1.2 teaspoon salt 1 cup bread crumbs 1.4 cup ketchup Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the ketchup, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Place about 1.3 cup of […]

Fast Pacer

Three-year-old colt pacer Artist’s View races down the home stretch to win last month’s $555,000 Breeders Crown race at the Meadowlands, in East Rutherford, N.J. The horse is owned by Dean Miller and Bill Rufenacht, Archbold. Oddsmakers labeled Artist’s View a 42-to-1 shot; a $2 bet on Artist’s View paid $87. See the complete article, page 13.- photo courtesy Lisa […]

Nothing Missing After Break-In

The Archbold Police Department is investigating a breaking and entering at FM Manufacturing, 300 East Mechanic Street. A window in a front door was discovered broken about 6 am, Friday, Dec. 14. The Archbold Police report on the incident states it is unclear whether anyone actually entered the building. A quick inspection of the property revealed nothing was missing. The […]

Donate To Locks Of Love

Meridith Short, left, Archbold, holds her 11-inch ponytail, which she donated to Locks of Love, an organization that makes wigs for children who have lost their hair due to medical conditions. With her is Sally Stuckey, who cut and sent in the ponytail that took Short approximately 1 1/2 years to grow. Tiffany Ohlinger, Archbold, right, also had 11 inches […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; Drew Moser family, lighting of Advent candle; Jack Graf, special music, He Giveth More Grace/Through It All; Donna Kinsman, Carlene Wyse, Drama In Training. Message, “Emmanuel: Preparation,” Brad Bame. Second service: worship team band, worship through singing and special music, God With Us; the rest same as first service. Wednesday: Kids Connection Club, […]

Georgia Peach Cobbler

Recipe Corner Georgia Peach Cobbler

Recipe Corner 8 cups sliced peaches 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1.2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring 1.3 cup butter or margarine Pastry for double-crust pie Vanilla ice cream Combine peaches, sugar, flour and nutmeg in a Dutch oven; set aside to allow syrup to form (approx. 15 minutes). Bring peach mixture to a boil; reduce heat […]