Turnpike Traffic Down In Area, Report Shows

It is said that highway traffic reflects the economy, and that has proven true on the Ohio Turnpike. The Ohio Turnpike Commission recently released its 2008 annual report, which indicates about 429,000 vehicles of all kinds went through the gates of the Archbold-Fayette interchange, Exit 25. That’s down about 5.3%, or roughly 24,000 vehicles, from 2007, which was 453,000. The […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., CANCELLED, council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.–Updated 7.30, 3:34 p.m.


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.

Recipe Corner

Margherita Pizza On Sourdough Crispbread

1 slice sourdough crispbread 2 small slices (1.2 ounce total) part-skim mozzarella 2 slices of a small tomato 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1-2 basil leaves, roughly torn into pieces Pepper to taste Place slices of mozzarella and tomato on crispbread, slightly overlapping each other. Optional: microwave for about 20 seconds or place under the broiler for about one […]

Five Generations Of Shorts

2009-07-29 E-Edition

Recipe Corner

Last-Minute Blueberry-Raspberry

Tarts 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into bits, plus some for greasing the baking sheet 1 17-ounce package frozen puff pastry, defrosted for 30 minutes 3.4 cup sugar, divided 4 cups fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh raspberries Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Spread the two pastry sheets flat, cut each […]

Amy Waidelich Graduates From Officer Candidate School In Ga.

Amy L. Waidelich, AHS ’02, has graduated from Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Waidelich, daughter of Toby and Rhonda Hines, Archbold, is a transportation officer with less than one year of military service. During the 14 weeks of training, the officer candidate received “basic soldiering” […]

Marjorie M. Short

Marjorie M. Short, age 98, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday morning, July 22, 2009 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Prior to her retirement she had worked as an LPN at Henry County Hospital for 34 years. After her retirement she continued to volunteer at the Henry County Hospital. Marjorie was born in Fulton County on Nov. 28, […]

Snyders Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Carl and Regina (Roehrs) Snyder, Defiance, were married by candlelight on Aug. 8, 1959, in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Defiance, by Rev. A.R. Gallert. They are the parents of two children, Doug (Betsy) Snyder, Chardon, and Gretchen (Tom) Schmitz, Ottawa. The have five grandchildren. There will be an open house, Saturday, Aug. 8, 1-4 p.m., at The Kettenring Country Club, […]

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