2017-11-01

Organizations



Survivors After Suicide Survivors after suicide for anyone 15 or older who lost someone to suicide, Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 pm, Four County ADAMhs Board, T- 761 St. Rt. 66, Archbold. Parkinson Support Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases support group, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1 pm, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. Defiance St., Archbold. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness […]

Unemployment Hits Low For Year



Unemployment in Fulton County for September was 4.1%, a new low for the year. Information from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services indicates the estimated unemployment rate in August was 4.7% In September, the figure dropped six-tenths (0.6)%. Defiance County was higher, at 4.5%. Henry and Williams counties tied for the lowest rate in the four-county area, at […]

Undefeated Season



The Archbold seventh grade football team finished its season undefeated, with a 5-0-1 record. Front row, from left: Alex Zamora, Wyat Fryman, Braden Mireles, Nathan Massingill, Jose Torres, Cade Miller. Middle row: Devon Apt, Brady Miller, Gabe Chapa, Dylan Aeschliman, Seth Foth, Kabel Gigax, Chase Cornell. Back row: Hayden Dickman, Josiah Ruiz, Karter Behnfeldt, Devon Morris, Carson Dominique, Brayton Hobbs. […]

2017-11-01 E-Edition

Lee (Leland) William Hesterman



Lee (Leland) William Hesterman, age 91, of Archbold, was called home to Heaven, Monday morning, Oct. 30, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven Care Center, Archbold. He was born May 17, 1926, to Herman and Helen (Hainke) Hesterman in Napoleon, and because of concern for him not surviving the night because of birthing complications, he was also baptized by the delivery nurse […]

Streamlining Production



Four-year-old Tripp Dominique, Archbold, decided he wasn’t going to mess with spreading chocolate on the cookie; he was going to eliminate the step and put it straight into his mouth. Dominique was one of many who participated in the cookie decorating activity at the Sauder Village Family Fun Night, Saturday, Oct. 21.– David Pugh

Recipe Corner



Spiced, Glazed Pineapple 1 lime2 tablespoons honey2 pinches ground cinnamon1 pinch nutmeg2 teaspoons confectioners’sugar3/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt2 teaspoons butter1 fresh pineapple, cut into 8long wedges, skin and coreremoved Zest and juice the lime. Mix the lime juice and half the lime zest with 1 tablespoon honey, a pinch of the cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg. Set aside. Stir […]

Enrique “Henry” Rivera



Enrique “Henry” Rivera, age 80 years, of Archbold, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. He was born July 14, 1937, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, the son of Tomas and Genera Rivera Rivera. He married Elvia Rodriguez on Oct. 21, 1961, and she survives. They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary this past Saturday. He was a […]

Pettisville Girls Cross Country Team Finishes Second, Archbold Girls Team Fifth At Regionals

Rufenacht, Leppelmeier Qualify For State In Boys Race

The Pettisville girls cross country team qualified for the Division III state meet for the third straight year after finishing second at the regional meet, Saturday, Oct. 28, at Tiffin. Minster won its fourth straight girls title, finishing with 40 points. The Wildcats had four runners in the top eight. Pettisville finished with 136 points for second. Columbus Grove took […]

Colorful Pheasant



A male pheasant was spotted Wednesday, Oct. 25, along the road near a woods in the Ridgeville Corners area. The male is colorful with a dark somewhat irridescent head, red patches around the eyes, white neck ring, and brown, speckled body feathers. The female has just the brown, speckled feathers, which is perfect camouflage when nesting on the ground.– photo […]