January 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Refuse Cost Up, But No Change In Bills

The Village of Archbold will pay more to pick up the trash, but homeowners won't see bills increase for now. Council approved a 3% increase in its residential refuse collection contract with ARS, Inc., at the Monday night, Jan. 7, 2008 meeting. More...

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Obituaries

Teresa Emma (Siebenaler) Jones

Teresa E. Jones, 89 years, of Bryan, died at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at Hillside Country Living. She was born on May 8, 1918, in Blakeslee, Ohio, the daughter of William and Rose (Huard) Siebenaler. She married Harold E. More...

Mary R. Schlatter

Mary R. Schlatter, age 86 years, passed away Saturday evening, Jan. 5, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since Nov. 5, 2007. She was born Oct. 1, 1921, at Monclova, a daughter of Edward and Clara Williams. More...

Herbert C. Grieser

Herbert C. Grieser, age 79 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 1, 2008, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where he had resided since May 14, 2004. He was born Nov. 26, 1928, near Archbold, a son of Charles J. More...

People

Parents Announce Jan. 26 Wedding

Neal and Julie Beck announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Nicole Beck, to Joel David Ruffer, son of Randy and Nancy Ruffer, all of Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Archbold High School. More...

Earn Degrees

Two Archbold High School graduates graduated from the University of Toledo on Dec. 16, 2007. Michael Aaron Short, Archbold, graduated from the College of Business. He received bachelor's degrees in marketing and professional sales. More...

Honor Students

Several Archbold residents were named to the Ohio State University Dean's List for the autumn 2007 quarter: Andrew John Emch, Joshua Allen Grieser, Kristin Jean Hayes, Bethany Marie Lehman, Casey Lynn Nofziger, and Carey Nicole Zsembik. More...

Opinion

Avoid Tragedy

Two persons were killed in a twovehicle, failure-to-yield crash near Pettisville on Christmas Eve. Less than a week later, a mother and four children died when a drunk driver, going the wrong way on a Toledo interstate, plowed into their minivan. More...

Letter To The Editor

The 12/26/07 Buckeye editorial attempted to compare recently increased (deservedly so) benefits for village and library employees, and Archbold educators. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998 Richard "Rick" Hodges, who serves Fulton County in the Ohio House of Representatives, will not seek reelection next November. Jordan Christopher Shufelt is the Archbold Buckeye first baby of the year. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; I Know What Love Is, by Michelle Semer, offertory. Message, "The Visitation," Brad Bame. Second service: Worship Team Band, praiselude; offertory and message same as first service. More...

Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz League Begins 2008 Season

Northwest Ohio Bible quizzing opened its season, Sunday, Jan. 6 at the North Clinton Mennonite Church, Wauseon. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 21: Shawnielle Evans, Delta, girl. Dec. 22: Kayle and Rusty Patterson, Archbold, boy. Dec. 24: Keesha Brown, Archbold, girl. Dec. 26: Lacey Geinan, Wauseon, girl. Dec. More...

Bright Year Ahead, County Officials Say

Eight New Businesses Possible

Fulton County officials reflect the optimism of Archbold leaders for 2008. Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said county officials are working on five business retention or expansion projects. More...

Marriage Proposal Appears In Archbold Festival Of Lights

Many women dream of seeing their name in lights, but what happened to Jessica Schnipke, Monday night, Dec. 31, may not have been what she had in mind. More...

Look For First Baby Of 2008

Nine days into 2008, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year still is waiting for a winner. More...

 

News

Organizations

AACC Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, noon luncheon meeting, Monday, Jan. 14. Speaker: Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, state of the village. Alzheimer's Assoc. Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 30 7:16 pm: Traffic stop, Lafayette St., multiple charges filed against two. Dec. 31 12:31 am: Loud music complaint, 100 block Hickory Ct., advised to turn it down. Jan. 1, 2008 No reports. Jan. 2 No reports. Jan. More...

Man Charged With Six Offenses After Sunday, Dec. 30 Incident

Tyson M. Snyder, 19, Bryan, was charged with DUI, failure to display a driver license, speeding, underage consumption, criminal trespassing, and possession of an open container of alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle Sunday, Dec. 30. More...

Charges Filed Against Rural Wauseon Man After Fatal Christmas Eve Crash

H. Edward Johnson, 90, rural Wauseon, one of the drivers involved in the Christmas Eve 2007 double-fatal crash, has been charged with two counts each of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide. The crash occurred at the intersection of St. More...

Business

Town Tax Sees Largest Year-To-Year Decline

Largest Drop In History

Just as Archbold Village officials predicted, the gross municipal income tax collection for 2007 was about $400,000 shy of the total collection in 2006, the largest year-to-year decline in the 41-year history of the tax. More...

Council Presents Fun Awards At Meeting

Archbold Village Council had fun during the Monday night, Jan. 7 meeting. Kevin Eicher, newest member of council, took the oath of office, administered by Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor. More...

Tax Bills Mailed, Due Feb. 15

The deadline for paying Fulton County property taxes is extended to Friday, Feb. 15, according to Bev Schlosser, Fulton County treasurer. Normally, the deadline is Feb. 5. More...

Sports

Pettisville Picks Up Road Victory At North Central

Using a balanced attack, the Pettisville boys basketball team brought home a 77-37 Buckeye Border Conference victory from North Central, Thursday, Jan. 3. Pettisville is 8-1, 4-0 BBC. North Central dropped to 1-8, 0-4 BBC. More...

Streaks Put The Hammer To Locomotives

The Archbold boys basketball team kicked off 2008 with a bang, defeating visiting Montpelier 71-32, Thursday, Jan. 3. The Streaks improve to 10- 1, 4-0 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Locomotives, under T.J. More...

Birds Soar Over N.C. Eagles 70-21

The Pettisville girls basketball team hosted North Central, Friday, Jan. 4 in a Buckeye Border Conference matchup. The Blackbirds outscored the Eagles in every quarter on their way to a 70-21 victory. Pettisville is 7-4, 4-1 BBC. More...