April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

No-Build For Rt. 66 Project

The proposal to move St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 has come to an end.  By refusing to suspend the three-readings rule with a May 1 deadline looming, council made no recommendation on which option to pursue. The controversial project would move St. More...

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Obituaries

Betty Lou Nelson Rufenacht

Betty Lou Nelson Rufenacht passed away peacefully Friday, March 16, 2018, in Livonia, Mich. Betty was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Denver, Colo., to James & Corrinne Nelson. In 1954, she married Wayne Rufenacht and moved to Archbold. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Vicki Sue Crites, 56, formerly of Archbold, died April 9, 2018. Survivors include two children. Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville.  Delortha A. Holley, 74, Wauseon, died April 12, 2018. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Gets Prison Term

Jerry E. Stevens, 60, Archbold, was sentenced to 24 months in prison in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, April 11.  Stevens was indicted on Oct. 16, 2017, on a felony charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. More...

Five Sentenced

A Wauseon man was sentenced on an assault charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Tuesday, April 10:   More...

Injury Crash In Village

Two persons, one a child, were injured in a collision at the intersection of South Defiance Street and West Beech Street about 8 am, Monday, April 9.  The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Delia Leyva, 47, Archbold, was driving a ca More...

Opinion

Proud Of Our Youth

Last weekend, the Archbold High School Vocal Music Department presented “The Wizard of Oz,” and once again, gave an excellent performance. More...

Time To Lift Veil Of Secrecy From Ohio’s Jobs Initiative

Other Editors Say...

For seven years, JobsOhio, the state’s privatized economic- development endeavor, has been shielded from public view, much to the displeasure of open-government advocates.  Indeed, the media have consistently challenged arguments presented More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 23, 2008   Tom Stuckey, president of Northwest State Community College, said Monday, Mari Yoder, executive director of Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected as a vice president of NSCC.  More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Easter 3 Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory; Byron Dickey, worship leader. Message, “JUDGES Breaking The Cycle Of Sin - Samson: Fatal Flaws,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite More...

Breaking News - 4/18/2018 3:45 PM

Worley Sentenced To Death

James Worley, 58, rural Delta, has been sentenced to death for the murder of Sierah Joughin in July 2016. More...

Frank Named AHS Head Boys Basketball Coach

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com, Monday, April 16, 6:08 pm   A familiar face to Archbold fans is taking over the boys basketball program.  Joe Frank is the new Archbold High School boys basketball coach.  More...

Pettisville Garage Goes Back To Founder’s Family

An iconic landmark in the unincorporated community of Pettisville has changed hands.  But it’s fallen into good hands.  Eric Rychener, greatgrandson of Harvey Rychener, the founder of the business, purchased the garage from Gary Ester More...

 

News

Fire Levy To Cost $45.50 For $100,000 Homeowner

Brett Kolb, Fulton County auditor, said if voters approve the proposed 1.3-mill German Township five-year property tax levy for fire protection in the Tuesday, May 8 general election, it will cost a property owner about $45.50 a year.  That&rsqu More...

4-H News

A Countryside Clovers 4- H meeting was held Tuesday, April 10. More...

Archbold Students Attend Hospital Healthcare Camp

Dalia Luna and Amanda Payne, AHS students, attended the Fulton County Health Center Healthcare Camp, Sunday, April 15.  Mary Marsh Gautz, FCHC coordinator of volunteers, said the camp was started “as a way to share our facility with high s More...

People

2018-19 Pettisville FFA Officers

The Pettisville FFA recently elected officers for 2018-19. They will be installed at the Pettisville FFA Parent Member Banquet. More...

Sports

AHS Baseball Stays Perfect At 9-0

The Archbold baseball team improved to 9-0, 2-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with five victories last week.  AHS 7, Liberty Center 0   More...

Baseball Season One Week Longer Beginning In 2019

The Ohio high school baseball season will be extended one week, beginning in 2019.  The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted 7-2 to approve that proposal from the baseball coaches association at its meeting, Thursday, A More...

Blue Streak Softball Even At 4-4

Archbold recorded two wins and three losses last week in softball action.  The Blue Streaks are 4-4, 1-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.  Liberty Center, AHS 6   More...