2008-10-22

Cookoff, Sidestreet Café Near Break-Even Point



Cookoff, Sidestreet Café Near Break-Even Point The Oct. 4 Chili Cookoff lost about $500, and the Sidestreet Café was close to breaking even, Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said last week. "We will not have accurate figures on profit and loss until all the bills are in," she said. "We do estimate the Chili Cookoff […]

Couple Marry At Fenway



Shane Hancock, Stryker, and Caroline Schmitt, Fairfax, Minn., exchanged wedding vows at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008 at Fenway Park, Boston, Mass. Carol Merletti performed the ceremony. Music was presented by Adam Ackerman. The bride wore a white Aline tea-length dress with a red sash. A bouquet of red and white roses was fixed to a white baseball glove […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club



U-12 Boys The Blue Streak Boys 12-and-under soccer team had its last game of the season, Sunday, Oct. 19. They traveled to Napoleon and won 6-3. “We had a wonderful season. We worked hard and had a lot of fun,” said Jason Lovejoy and Kenneth Collins, coaches. Members were Zach Belknap, Oscar Calderon, William Collins, Luke Fisher, Jeremy Lerma, Joshua […]

Recipe Corner

Pumpkin Apple Bread

(Makes 2 loaves or 32 slices) Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1.3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or allspice 1.2 teaspoon salt 1.2 teaspoon baking soda 1 can (15 ounce) pumpkin 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product 3.4 cup sugar blend for baking 1.2 cup apple juice 1.2 cup […]

Corn, Soybean Yields Down



Earlier predictions of reduced yields for Fulton County’s corn and soybean crops are proving true. Greg LaBarge, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said Monday he had heard soybean yield reports running from 30 to 40 bushels to the acre for field averages. The county’s average for soybeans is around 45 bushels to the acre. LaBarge said most of the soybeans […]

Short, Reitzel To Wed At Lockport



Berdon and Peggy Short, Alvordton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Taysha, to Joseph Reitzel, son of Dave and Linda, Edon. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hilltop High School and is a granddaughter of Mary Short, formerly of West Unity. She received a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Michigan State University in 2008. She […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club



Girls U-11 The Streaks hosted Bedford United, Saturday Oct. 11. The first meeting between the two resulted in a Bedford win. With hopes of avoiding a sweep, the Streaks started in the hole 1-0. Madison Kohler tied the score at 1 just before half. Bedford struck first in the second half for a 2-1 lead. Great volley between the two […]

Recipe Corner

Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad

4 medium chicken breast halves, boneless skinless 1 head hearts of romaine lettuce 1 can corn, shoepeg, drained 1 can black beans, drained 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed 1 avocado, peeled and chopped 1.2 cup ranch dressing 1.4 cup barbecue sauce Drizzle chicken with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill […]

Gorham-Fayette Elementary Is School Of Promise



The Franklin Elementary School, part of the Gorham- Fayette School District, was one of two Fulton County schools named "Schools of Promise," by the Ohio Department of Education. York Elementary, part of the Pike-Delta-York school district, was the second. Both schools were recognized for the first time. However, with completion of the new Gorham-Fayette school building, the Franklin Elementary School […]

Couple Planning Nov. 1 Wedding



Fred and Kim Birkhold, Bryan, and Dave and Mary Borer, Fayette, announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Ashley Lynn Birkhold and Jason Daniel Borer. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Edgerton High School. She is the store manager of Movie Gallery, Bryan. Her fiancé is a 2003 Fayette High School graduate. He is an electrician for Romanoff’s Electric, […]


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