2014-10-08

Commissioners Split On Lodging Tax Vote



The Fulton County Commissioners voted 2-1 to impose a 3% tax on persons who stay overnight in the five hotel-motels in the county, including the Arch Motel and Sauder Heritage Inn. Commissioners took the vote, Thursday, Sept. 25, after hearing comments opposed to the tax from operators of such facilities. Perry Rupp, president of the board of commissioners, voted against […]

Police Clarify Sept. 25 Theft Report At Sunoco



Archbold police have clarified a theft report appearing in last week’s issue of this newspaper. Nicole Anderson, 67, Archbold, told police on Thursday, Sept. 25, she asked another person to go to the Archbold Sunoco on Aug. 4 to purchase a carton of cigarettes. She anticipated the cigarettes would cost around $51. When she got her bank statement, the charge […]

AHS Boys Second In Antwerp Invite



The Archbold boys cross country team finished second in the Antwerp Invitational, Saturday, Oct. 4. The Streaks finished with 98 points. Fairview won the boys race with 65. The Blue Streak girls finished sixth with 149 points. Edgerton won with 47. Boys Fairview 65, Archbold 98, Antwerp 102, Ayersville 112, Blackhawk Christian 119, Tinora 140, Edgerton 164, Parkway 202, North […]

Grilled Peaches and Berries

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4 medium ripe peaches, halved and pitted 1 cup fresh blueberries 2 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Place two peach halves, cut side up, on two pieces heavy-duty foil. Add blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice, and a dot of butter. Fold foil loosely around peaches. Grill, covered, over medium to low heat for 18 to 20 minutes. Serve […]

Four County Career Center Receives Bomb Threat



A bomb threat, contained in a note found in a restroom at the Four County Career Center, led to the evacuation of the school on Thursday, Oct. 2. It’s the first bomb threat at the vocational school in at least 10 years, said Tim Meister, superintendent. After the note was found in a restroom at about 12:52 pm, Meister said […]

AHS Girls Soccer Splits Week, Seeded Second In Sectional Tourney



Delta remains atop the Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls soccer standings after defeating Archbold 1-0, Thursday, Oct. 2, at Delta. The Panthers (10-1) are 5- 0 in the NWOAL, while the Streaks (9-3-2) dropped to 3-1. Archbold played at Napoleon, Monday, Sept. 29, and came home with a 2-0 victory. Brooke Kohler and Alicia Hernandez each scored a goal, while […]

About 100 Attend Dog Pound Vigil



About 80 to 100 people attended a Saturday, Sept. 27 candlelight vigil at the Fulton County dog pound, said Tasha Grieser. Grieser, a certified dog trainer and dog bite prevention educator, works with Fulton County No Kill, a grass-roots group with the goal of changing the Fulton County law on pit bull dogs and mixed breeds with pit bull as […]

SUV Vandalized



An SUV owned by Daniel L. Beck, 24, Archbold, was vandalized sometime between 5:45 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 30, and 7:05 am, Wednesday, Oct. 1. Beck told police he parked the vehicle in the 100 block of Elm Street on the evening of Sept. 30. When he was leaving for work the following morning, he observed paint splattered on the driver […]

AHS Volleyball Wins Four Straight



The Archbold volleyball team raised its record to 14- 7, 5-2 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League after winning four matches last week. The Streaks opened the week with a 22-25, 25-19, 25- 19, 25-9 league victory over Liberty Center, Tuesday, Sept. 30. Archbold was on the road to Patrick Henry, Thursday, Oct. 2. AHS won the NWOAL match 25-21, […]

Chicken Kebabs With A Spicy Mango Salsa

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For the chicken: 2 tablespoons Mild CurryPaste1/3 cup fat-free, plain yogurt4 skinless, boneless chickenbreasts, large, diced1 red pepper, deseeded andcut into chunks1 lime, cut into segments4 large rosemary stems (orregular skewers) For the spicy mango salsa: 1 small red onion, finelychopped1 small firm mango, skin removed and finely chopped3 tablespoons fresh cilantroleaves, chopped2 tomatoes, deseeded andfinely chopped4 tablespoons lime juice1/2 […]


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