2014-12-10

Lovejoys Celebrate 50th Anniversary



Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lovejoy, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Paul Lovejoy and Joan Schultz were married Dec. 12, 1964, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Archbold, by Pastor Nathan Wierwill. They have three children: John (Ronda) Lovejoy, Archbold; Mary (Kent) Sauder, Pettisville; and Jason (Bridget) Lovejoy, Archbold. They have seven grandchildren. The couple will celebrate the occasion […]

Archbold Fire Log



Nov. 24 12:16 pm: Fire alarm, 2120 S. Defiance St., property owner: Tyco Intergrate, fire alarm due to power outage. Nov. 27 7:11 am: 304 West Lynn St., Stryker, mutual aid for Stryker Fire Department, structure fire, cancelled. Nov. 29 4:29 pm: Fairlawn Haven, water flow alarm. Dec. 1 9:36 pm: Fire alarm, 724 Siegel Dr., property owner: Lodema Maust, […]

Archbold Girls Fall To Wauseon, Beat Vikings



Wauseonendeda41/2- year losing streak to Archbold, Tuesday, Dec. 2, when the host Indians defeated AHS 63-51 in non-league girls basketball action. The last time Wauseon defeated Archbold was on Feb. 4, 2010. This year’s seniors were only seventh graders at the time. In that contest, the Streaks went eight minutes without scoring and the Indians took advantage, winning 59-40. “Give […]

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary



JoseLuis and Julie Tijerina, Archbold, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 7, 1989. They have one son, Larry- Jose (LJ) Tijerina, 14.

Public Meetings



Library Board Archbold Community Library Board and Audit Committee, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., ACL, Stryker St. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Dec. 15, 4 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, Dec. 15, […]

AHS Wrestling Returns 16 Letterwinners



Brian Becher, Archbold head wrestling coach, welcomes back 16 letterwinners to lead the 2014-15 season. The Blue Streaks are looking to improve on a 21-6 campaign when they finished third in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, runners-up in the Division III sectional tournament, and runners-up in the dual meet regional. Archbold replaces ten wrestlers, including state placers Logan Day, Kenny […]

Pretty As A Picture



Sarah Rufenacht, left, Ridgeville Corners, prepares to snap a photo of herself and daughter Taylor, 3. The two were waiting in line to see Santa Claus during his visit to the Ridgeville Fire Department, Saturday, Dec. 6.– photo by David Pugh

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Justin M. Rufenacht, Archbold, speeding, 73-55, Co. Rd. C, $47, $88. Adam O. Ward, New Bavaria, failed to maintain assured clear distance ahead, S. Defiance St., $102, $88. Jodi L. Strickler, Wauseon, failed […]

Indians Clip Streaks In Season Opener



Wauseon came rolling into Archbold, Saturday, Dec. 6, for their boys basketball season opener. The Streaks felt no love from the Indians in the nonleague contest. Senior Jacob Newlove led WHS with 21 points on the way to a 51-38 victory. It was all Wauseon, from the tip-off to the final buzzer. The Indians led 12-5 after the first eight […]

Raisin’ Cane Gingerbread Boys & Girls



5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour5 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 cup butter, softened1 cup light brown sugar,packed1 cup unsulphured molasses2 eggsTube of icing or royal icing1/2 cup raisins or cranberriesSmall candy canes Mix dry ingredients in medium bowl; set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat butter in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add […]


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