July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fisher Uses CPR To Save Man’s Life

Rosemary Fisher wondered why she agreed to run a 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) race in Hilton Head, S.C. “I’m not really in shape for this. I joked, ‘I’m in this for the free T-shirt,’” she said. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Delmar Wayne Gautsche

Delmar Wayne Gautsche, 88, of Batavia Township, Mich., passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich. More...

Helen Collins Kirby

Helen Collins Kirby, age 92, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, July 10, 2017, in her home, surrounded by her family.  Helen was born on Oct. 24, 1924, in Reidsville, N.C. More...

Darrel E. Knisely

Darrel E. Knisely, 86, of rural Fayette, died Tuesday evening, July 11, 2017, at Ebeid Hospice Residence in Sylvania, after suffering a sudden massive stroke. He was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Monroe County, Mich., to Charles and Myrtle (Gaw) Knisely. More...

People

Honor Students

Steven Young, PHS ‘13 and son of Rich and Jill, was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.  ---  Brodie Ranzau, Archbol More...

Earns Degree

Brodie Ranzau, Archbold, recently graduated magna cum laude with high honors from Otterbein University.  To graduate magna cum laude, a student has attained a cumulative gpa of 3.8 to 3.949.   More...

Opinion

Learn CPR

And You May Save A Life

In this week’s edition of the Archbold Buckeye, Rosemary Fisher, a nurse practitioner, describes how she and a man– a cardiologist– saved another man’s life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  More...

Archbold Wins 2005 Division III State Baseball Championship

Old Photo Corner

The Archbold High School baseball team won the Division III state championship, Saturday, June 4, 2005, when the Streaks defeated Frankfort Adena 7-1 in Dayton. It was Archbold’s first-ever state title in baseball. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 25, 2007 Jerry Rohrs, Archbold Lions Club member and veteran of decades of Archbold Carp Festivals, said this year’s event was just about perfect. “It went as well as it ever goes,” he said. More...

Breaking News - 8:32 AM

F&M To Ring Opening Bell At NASDAQ Wednesday

Wednesday morning, July 26, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, INC (FMAO), the holding company for Farmers & Merchants State Bank, will ring the opening bell at NASDAQ. More...

Breaking News - 7/24/2017 12:33 AM

Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian Sunday Night

Archbold Police have confirmed a pedestiran was struck by a vehicle on North Defiance Street near the Church Street intersection about 10:40 pm Sunday, July 23. Archbold Rescue responded to the scene. More...

Flags Of Honor Event: A Chance To Heal

On a tree-lined plot of land at the Ridgeville Corners American Legion, on County Road 19, east of Ridgeville Corners, about 500 flags will appear the morning of Saturday, July 29.  There will be the flags of all 50 states, and United States fla More...

 

News

Archbold Can Finance Fire Department Without Debt

Borrowing A Possibility, Village Administrator Says

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, said in an interview the village can come up with the estimated $1.6 million it might take to set up its own separate fire department.  Village officials might have to purchase fire equipment if th More...

Pigs Eating Their Vegetables

Marsha Rimer, left, and her granddaughter, Mya Dake, 10, Horton, Mich., watch as piglets dine on a bucket of “slop,” which contained kitchen scraps and leftovers, including vegetables, during the Sauder Village Summer On The Farm Event, S More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 24-28   MONDAY: chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, normandy blend vegetables, mixed fruit.  TUESDAY: beef stew, tossed salad, cottage cheese, mandarin oranges, biscuits.  WEDNESDAY: chicken fried steak w/country gravy More...

Public Record

Drone Flying Over Pool Causes Complaint

A drone (a small, unmanned aircraft) stirred up a complaint at the Archbold Swimming Pool, Tuesday July 11.  Most drones come equipped with some form of camera.  Police were called about 7:31 pm on a complaint of a drone flying around the p More...

Local Man Gets Prison Sentence

Isaac Lerma, 21, Archbold, was sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to breaking and entering.  Lerma had entered a guilty plea to the charge.  In a press release, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said More...

Declines Help

A 35-year-old Archbold woman declined assistance from police after she was allegedly assaulted Saturday, July 8.  A passerby flagged down police about 7:55 pm. That person reported seeing a woman being assaulted by a man on St. Rt. More...

Sports

Archbold Wins Second Straight State Acme Title

Last year Kirk Weldy, head Archbold Acme baseball coach, wanted his team to experience what it felt like to win a state title, like he did when the AHS baseball team won the Division III state championship in 2005.  The Streaks won the Acme stat More...

Archbold Wins State Acme Title

Above: Gabe Petersen celebrates after scoring the go-ahead run in the state Acme final against Defiance. Holden Galvan (18) executed a squeeze play perfectly to bring Petersen home. More...

Streaks Beat Anthony Wayne, Lima Shawnee To Advance To State Finals

Defending state champion Archbold advanced to the finals of the state Acme baseball tournament with a 4-1 win over Anthony Wayne in the first round of the state tournament and a 9-0 win over Lima Shawnee in the semifinals.  Archbold 4, A. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost Six  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Summer In The Psalms Series: Psalm 139,” Nathanael Miles.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   July 6: Sharon Stewart, Napoleon, girl.  July 12: Andrea & Brandon Tijerina, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Mood Disorders  Women’s Mood Disorders support group, Tuesday, July 25, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold.   Mental Health  More...