2008-04-02

Wind Test Tower Passes Hurdle

Commission Recommends Council Grant Permit; Questions Raised

The Archbold Planning Commission recommended Archbold Village Council approve a conditional use permit for a wind test tower, Monday night, March 31. One man questioned the installation. Kim Weldy, who lives on Short-Buehrer Road, said he has concerns. The site for the proposed tower would be on the northwest corner of the new Archbold Evangelical Mennonite Church property. Weldy told […]

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Death Notice

  Jay E. Roederer, 47, St. Peters, Mo. and formerly of Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, Mo. Survivors include his mother, Phyllis Roederer, St. Peters, Mo.; two brothers Robert Roederer, Chesterfield, Mo., and Michael (Lisa) Roederer, St. Charles, Mo.; and a sister, Holly (Scott) Fedak, Denver, Colo. Interment is in the […]

Recipe Corner



Chicken Kebabs With A Spicy Mango Salsa For the chicken: 2 tablespoons Mild Curry Paste 1.3 cup fat-free, plain yogurt 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, large, diced 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 1 lime, cut into segments 4 large rosemary stems (or regular skewers) For the spicy mango salsa: 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 small […]

Winter’s Last Blast?



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Death Notice

  Virginia Freeman, 81, Holiday, Fla. and formerly of Archbold, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at the Kindred Hospital Central, Tampa, Fla. Survivors include her husband, Howard; a son, Bert (Bonnie) Freeman, Jackson, Mich.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Interment was in the Archbold Cemetery.

Hornish Has Tough Day At Martinsville



Sam Hornish, Jr. finished 28th in the NASCAR stock car race Sunday, March 30. The race was run at the .526- mile Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Hornish, an Archbold High School graduate and Indianapolis 500 winner, started the race in the 26th position. “I got a lot of experience today,” he said. “It was pretty tough, but I am proud of […]

Egg Hunts All They’re Cracked Up To Be



Death Notice

Robert W. Short, 89, Archbold, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Survivors include his wife, Myra. Arrangements are pending at Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

Honor Students



Mindy Lersch, Archbold, earned 2007 fall semester dean’s list honors at Indiana Wesleyan. Lersch is a 2006 Archbold High School graduate, and the daughter of Dave and Kathy. To be named on this list, a student must obtain a 3.50 grade point average and carry at least 12 credit hours for the semester. —— Area full-time students earned dean’s list […]

Schools, Government Cope With Record-High Gas, Diesel Prices



Just as every private vehicle needs regular fueling stops, so do all vehicles, including school buses and police patrol cars. With prices for gasoline and diesel hitting record highs, schools and other public entities are hit hard. Some say they are coping with the prices as best they can. “We have to drive a certain amount of miles to provide […]


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