December 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Village Employees Get Up To 2.75% Pay Hike

Village of Archbold employees will get up to a 2.75% raise in their paychecks as a result of action taken by Archbold Village Council, Monday, Dec. 17. More...

Santa Visit Successful

Caitlyn Beldon, 7, Archbold, sits on the knee of the jolly old elf, Santa Claus, and tells him her Christmas gift wishes. The line to see Santa extended out the door and onto the sidewalk at the Ruihley Park Pavilion, Friday night, Dec. 14. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Chelsey Laine Grisier

Chelsey Laine Grisier, 20, of Archbold, passed away in her home, Tuesday evening, Dec. 18, 2007, after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer over the last year and a half. More...

Juanita Anderson, 59, Napoleon, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, in Archbold Hospital. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 9 2:20 am: Citation to Velma M. Engler, 87, Archbold, speeding, 1600 block S. Defiance St. 12:42 pm: Vehicle vandalism, 216 Sylvanus St. Dec. 10 7:25 am: Car, driven by Jeremy P. More...

Archbold Fire Log

Nov. 26 3:51 pm: Faulty smoke detector, Fairlawn Haven. Dec. 1 12:57 am: Barn fire, Williams Co. Rd. 24635 F-50; landowner: Rollin Short, rural Archbold. AFD units hauled 11,000 gallons of water. Dec. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Nov. 21 9:47 pm: 200 block S. Defiance St., medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Nov. 27 1:36 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, transported to FCHC. Nov. 28 9:59 am: Auto accident, assist Ridgeville Rescue, St. Rt. More...

Sports

Archbold Tops Pettisville 58-47

"Both teams just played their hearts out."- Greg Nofziger, PHS coach

It was 39 years in the making. Finally, a regular-season rematch between the Archbold and Pettisville boys basketball teams took place. The tradition restarted this Christmas season. More...

SPORTS FORUM

Opinions expressed in "Sports Forum" are those of the writer, and not necessarily those of the Archbold Buckeye. It's February 1968. An old 45 record spins on a record player. More...

Birds Overcome Slow Start To Beat Fayette

The Pettisville boys basketball team traveled to Fayette for a freshman, junior varsity, and varsity tripleheader, Thursday, Dec. 13. All came back victorious, with the varsity winning the Buckeye Border Conference match-up 68-44. More...

Christmas Greetings

Mrs. Holsopple Grade 2, Pettisville

Dear St,Nick How is your reindeer? Can you please get me these movies: Santa Claus 3, Spiderman 3, and High School Musical 1 & 2 & 3. The last thing I want money to go to the poor. Your Best Pal, Evan Warner Dear Santa, How is Rudolph? More...

Mr. Bacik Grade 2, Archbold

Letters To Santa Claus

Dear Santa how are you and the raindeer doing? And maybe you could give me a ride some time. And I would like a bran new guitar and a pack of cards merry Christmas. from you're good frened Denver Beck Dear Santa, Is Mr. More...

Miss Smith Grade 2, Archbold

Letters To Santa Claus

Dear Santa I want a gameboy. I want ot see your reindeer. How are you doing a how are your reindeerhow is Miss Claus doing? How are your elf doing? Love, Alexis Laurin Dear santa, I hope I was good this year. How are you and Mis clouse? More...

Blue Streaks, Blackbirds Battle In The Thunderdome

Archbold and Pettisville renewed a rivalry, Saturday, Dec. 15, when the boys basketball teams played each other during the regular season for the first time since 1968. More...

Archbold Products Adorn Capitol Christmas Tree

It's not every day that employees who generally manufacture trim pieces for buildings make candy canes on the job. More...

Fast Pacer

Three-year-old colt pacer Artist's View races down the home stretch to win last month's $555,000 Breeders Crown race at the Meadowlands, in East Rutherford, N.J. The horse is owned by Dean Miller and Bill Rufenacht, Archbold. More...

 

News

Airport Tree Removal Depends On Bat Study

The decision on whether or not trees near the Fulton County Airport are removed depends on bats. Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, said last week that a study was done by R.D. Zande, a Toledo consulting firm. More...

NHS Inductees

Archbold High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society in a ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 4. More...

Library Board Approves 3% Raise For Employees

With one trustee absent, Monday evening, the Archbold Community Library Trustees unanimously approved a three-percent wage increase for library employees. Excluded from the increase are new employees. More...

People

Downhill Racers

Josh Kidder, 7, and his brother Jared, 8, ride a sled down the grandstand hill at Ruihley Park Sunday, Dec. 16. The Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant officially recorded a total snowfall of about 6.5 inches over the weekend. More...

Visits Four County Career Center

Tim Meister, Archbold High School principal, far right, toured the Four County Career Center recently, viewing demonstrations conducted by Archbold students who attend FCCC. More...

Four Archbold Residents In Goshen Choirs

Four Archbold area residents sang in various choral groups at Goshen (Ind.) College during the fall semester. David Bontrager, son of Philip and Lori Bontrager, Archbold, sings bass in the Chamber Choir, and the Men's Chorus. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; Drew Moser family, lighting of Advent candle; Jack Graf, special music, He Giveth More Grace/Through It All; Donna Kinsman, Carlene Wyse, Drama In Training. More...

Cave Dweller

Joshua Liechty, 10, Archbold, peers out from the snow cave he built after about six inches fell on Archbold during the night and early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16.- photo by David Pugh More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 5: Tasha Augustmiak, Delta, boy; Cyrena and Samuel Fields, Napoleon, boy. Dec. 7: Ashley Jaggers, Archbold, boy; Michelle and Joseph Gurzynski, Jr., Wauseon, girl; Kimberly Johnston, Liberty Center, girl. More...

Recipe Corner

Muffin Tin Meat Loaves

Recipe Corner

1 1.2 pounds lean ground beef 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 1.2 cups shredded zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini) 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1.2 teaspoon salt 1 cup bread crumbs 1.4 cup ketchup Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. More...

Georgia Peach Cobbler

Recipe Corner Georgia Peach Cobbler

8 cups sliced peaches 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1.2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring 1.3 cup butter or margarine Pastry for double-crust pie Vanilla ice cream Combine peaches, sugar, flour and nutmeg in a Dutc More...