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2013 Citizen Of Year Uses Determination To Recover From 2004 Stroke

Recognized for his success, honored for his accomplishments, and praised for his vision, Archbold honored Robert “Bob” Frey, the 2013 Archbold Citizen of the Year, at the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and Citizen of the Year banquet, Thursday, Nov. 7. Speakers highlighted his successful business career as an auctioneer and real estate developer, and talked about his […]

Sentenced For Arson

Brett Casey, 27, Wauseon, is incarcerated at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after being sentenced Friday, Nov. 8, on a single count of arson. A Morenci, Mich., firefighter was hospitalized after battling the blaze. In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Casey set fire to his home at 16727 Co. Rd. 19, rural Fayette, on […]

Recipe Corner

Garden Fish Fillet

4 4-ounce pieces boneless white fish fillets 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (dill, tarragon, chives, parsley) 2 cups shredded carrots 1 cup halved seedless green grapes 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Jarlsberg cheese 4 lemon slices Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat fillet pieces with olive oil; arrange in a foil-lined, oven-proof baking dish. Mix together […]

Three AHS Students Picked To Sing With All-State Choir

For the third straight year, and four years out of five, the Archbold High School vocal music program has put students into the all-state choir. Gabe Short, a junior, and two sophomores, Will Collins and Allie McQuade, will travel to Columbus in February to sing with the choir during the Ohio Music Education Association conference. From singers all across Ohio, […]

Louetta M. Miller

Louetta M. Miller, age 89 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 4, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Louetta was born on Sept. 12, 1924, to Lloyd J. and Minnie (Frey) Miller at home on the family farm on County Road B. She has a younger brother and sister. Louetta began attending the Pettisville School in […]

15th Lights Parade Opens 25th Annual Festival Of Lights

For the 15th year, Archbold will present the Parade of Lights and the opening event for the 25th annual Festival of Lights display. The parade and festival are always held on the Friday after Thanksgiving. This year, the date is Friday, Nov. 29. The parade starts at 6:30 pm. Julie Brink, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said […]

Park Board Told Of PPK Results

Members of the Archbold Park Board were told four Archbold youths will travel to Cleveland, Sunday, Dec. 1, to participate in the Punt, Pass & Kick competition. The board was given the information at its Wednesday, Oct. 30 meeting. The four advanced from a regional competition held in Archbold. Of the 34 youngsters competing at Archbold, DJ Newman and Nellie […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Gina L. Gerken, rural Archbold, driving while license suspended, W. Linfoot St., Wauseon, charge dismissed. Brittany Ann Burton, Morenci, Mich., expired license, US20, $37, $88. Christopher K. Wudz, Wauseon, speeding, 78-55, Co. Rd. […]

Teen Helps With Festival

Jensyn Garrow, 16, rural Archbold, was one of several volunteers on hand, Saturday, Nov. 9, to set up the Festival of Lights in Ruihley Park. This is the 25th year for the Festival, which brings people from throughout the area to the village.– photo by David Pugh

Council Meets In Executive Session

Archbold Village Council held an executive session that lasted about 10 minutes during its Monday, Nov. 4 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was employee compensation. No employee compensation decisions were made when council returned to regular session. In a related matter in regular session, council approved changes in the village employee health plan for 2014. Dennis Howell, village […]