2008-09-03

Faith, Support Get Priests Through Crisis



Two days after he was critically injured in a fall from a tractor, Tyler Priest, 13, was going into surgery to have a rod inserted to measure the pressure in his brain. “At the time, (the neurosurgeons) didn’t know if it would make a difference,” said his father, Bob. He knew his son was hurting. “It became very important for […]

Items Moved In Residence



Carrie Figy, Colony Meadows Trailer Court, told officers sometime between Saturday, Aug. 23 and 11 pm, Friday, Aug. 29, someone entered her residence. She said several items were tampered with, but nothing appeared to be taken.

2008 Archbold Sports Hall Of Fame Inductees



Bruce Arthur Class of 1969. Winner of 10 letters: football (3), basketball (2), baseball (3), track (2). Bruce Arthur lettered in four sports, but football was his true love. He was voted team most valuable player and named First Team All-NWOAL on both offense and defense in 1968. He was part of a district championship basketball team that went 22-2 […]

Recipe Corner

Blueberry-Topped Rice Cakes

1.2 cup ricotta or cottage cheese 2 teaspoons apricot preserves 4 apple-cinnamon flavored rice cakes 1 cup thinly-sliced fresh fruit (such as apple, pear, banana or peach) 1 cup fresh blueberries In a small bowl, stir together ricotta and preserves. Spoon an equal amount on each of the rice cakes almost to the edge. On top of ricotta mixture, arrange […]

Hold On Tight!



Erin Erbskorn, right, had never been on a carnival ride before Friday night, Aug. 29, at the Fulton County Fair. Natalie Rupp took her on a ride for the first time; the pair had fun getting whipped around on the Sizzler. Both are Archbold sixth graders.- photo by Mary Huber

Parents Announce April 25 Wedding



James and Rozalind Kane, Sellersville, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea, Williamsport, Pa., to Levi Burkholder, Williamsport, Pa., son of Kenneth and Joan Burkholder, Wauseon. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Christopher Dock Mennonite High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine technology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Her fiancé […]

2008 AHS Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductees



The 2008 class of the Archbold High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at halftime of the Archbold-Montpelier football game, Friday, Sept. 26, and at a banquet, Saturday, Sept. 27 at Founder’s Hall, Sauder Village. Ten inductees make up this year’s class: Jacob Spengler, Mike Walker, Lowell Spiess, Paul Yoder, Pete Seiler, Steve Rettig, Bruce Arthur, Jill Schnitkey, […]

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

2 cups frozen (unthawed) blueberries 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the frozen berries and yogurt until smooth. Serve immediately.

Fulton County EMS Response To Gustav Cancelled Fri. Night



Ambulances and rescue personnel were preparing to travel to Louisiana to assist with the recovery from Hurricane Gustav, but their deployment was cancelled. Andy Brodbeck, Archbold Fire Department chief and the Fulton County coordinator for the Ohio Fire Chief Emergency Response Plan, said he and Rod Cheney, Fulton County Emergency Management Agency interim director, were preparing paperwork, Friday night, Aug. […]

Meyer, Gardner To Marry Sat., Sept. 6



Amy Meyer, Cincinnati, and Benjamin Gardner, Cincinnati, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gerald and Carolyn Meyer, Ridgeville Corners. A graduate of Archbold High School, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interior design from the University of Cincinnati. She is an interior design instructor at Antonelli College. Her fiancé is the son […]


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