Unemployment Tops 8% In July

The Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services estimated Fulton County unemployment for July was 8.2%. That’s an increase of threetenths (.3) of one percentage point from June, when unemployment was 7.9% It is the third straight month of increases in Fulton County unemployment, and first time since march that Fulton County unemployment has topped 8%. Across the four-county area […]

Police Release Aug. 8 Crash Report

Archbold police released a report on a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 12:42 pm, Thursday, Aug. 8. The report states a car, driven by David L. Gerschutz, 32, Edgerton, was pulling out of the Dairy Queen driveway and collided with a pickup driven by Cynthia D. Weirauch, 37, Wauseon. The Weirauch pickup was traveling north on South Defiance Street. There […]

Holes In One

Don Frank, Stryker, aced the par-3, 130-yard 14th hole at the golf course in Stryker, on Wednesday, Aug. 14. His club of choice was a 7-wood. Austin Frisbee, a 14-yearold from Stryker, aced the par-3, 130-yard third hole at the golf course, Saturday, Aug. 24. His club of choice was an 8-iron.

Season Going Well For Sauder Village

Jeanette Smith, director of sales and marketing at Sauder Village, said things have been going well this season. “Attendance has been great, and guests have been coming from all over to visit this local treasure,” she said. “We have noticed more first-time visitors, including guests from Canada, Mexico, Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Dubai, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Poland.” The […]

Five Crashes Involve Four County Students

Five auto crashes last week– four on St. Rt. 66 between Four County Career Center and Archbold, and one on Henry County Rd. W near Co. Rd. 21– involved several FCCC students. Tim Meister, FCCC superintendent, confirmed that some of those involved in the crashes, all of which occurred around 3:25 pm over the period of Wednesday, Aug. 21, to […]

Kern Travels To Puerto Rico To “Play Ball”

Kade Kern, 11, had an interesting summer vacation. The son of Keith and Kim, Archbold, Kade was one of 11 baseball players, ages 10-12, who participated in a unique experience. They traveled to Puerto Rico, July 12-18, to play a series of games against a select group of Puerto Rican players. Kade was the only player from Ohio selected to […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: combined church family picnic gathering. Nick Hudson, worship leader; offertory, “Build Your Kingdom Here,” worship team. Message, “Alien Living,” Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, prayer meeting. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: young adult praise band, prelude, offertory, special music; Dave Schrock, worship leader; Lynn Short, childrens lesson. Message by Gloria Beck. Wednesday: MYF. […]

Bike, Helmet Stolen

A bicycle and a bicycle helmet were reported stolen to Archbold police on Thursday, Aug. 15, an APD report states. Susan M. MacDonald, 44, Archbold, told police the bicycle was last seen the day before at 7 pm. It was noticed that the bike and helmet were missing about 24 hours later. MacDonald said the bicycle was parked behind her […]

PHS Soccer Beats Stritch, Drops Two

The Pettisville boys soccer team opened the season with one win and two losses last week. Rossford blanked the Birds 6-0, Monday, Aug. 19, in a road contest. Pettisville hosted Cardinal Stritch, Thursday, Aug. 22. The Birds dominated the first half. Most of the goals were scored at the end of the half. The second half was more defensive-oriented and […]

Barbecue Sauce

2/3 cup white vinegar2/3 cup cider vinegar1/2 cup ketchup3 tablespoons (packed) brownsugar1/3 teaspoon hot peppersauce1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon crushed redpepper flakes1/8 teaspoon pepperIn a small saucepan, combine all ingredients; bring toa boil.Reduce heat and simmer,uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes,or until flavors are blended.

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