January 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

$3.25 Million Capital Projects Set For Village

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, announced a total of $3.25 million in storm sewer, road reconstruction, and other projects during his State of the Village address. More...

Buckeye First Baby Appears

The Archbold Buckeye first baby of 2008 is Alaina Ann Gerken. Alaina was born Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at 6:56 p.m. at the Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. She is the first child of Phil and Kate Gerken, Ridgeville Corners. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Luella (Grieser) Rupp

Luella (Grieser) Rupp, 90, of Goshen, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at Greencroft Healthcare, Goshen, Ind. She had been in failing health since Aug. 2006. Born July 2, 1917 in Leo, Ind., she was a daughter of Henry and Emma (Yoder) Stuckey. More...

Carlton Lemon

Carlton Lemon, age 79, of Malinta, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2008, at the Napoleon Lutheran Home. Carlton was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Napoleon and a Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, and St. More...

Bruce A. Short

Bruce A. Short, age 59, formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2008, at the Southpointe Hospital in Warrensville, Ohio. He had resided at the Warrensville Developmental Center the past five years. He was born Nov. More...

People

Grabers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

John and Kathryn (Lee) Graber were married on Jan. 18, 1958, at the Pettisville Missionary Church by the bride's uncle, Norman Rettig, a pastor. More...

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen and James and Vickie Houck, Wauseon, announce the coming marriage of their children, Kelsey Anne Gruenhagen and Elijah Lee Houck. More...

New Fairlawn Entrance Makes Access Easier

It's now easier for persons picking up or leaving off residents at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. The new renovated front entrance became useable Dec. 27, 2007. More...

Opinion

Labor Force

Fulton County Asset

In last week's Archbold Buckeye, an article reported about positive economic development possibilities in Fulton County. Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, said Fulton County has an outstanding labor force. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998 Bridget Moon, AHS senior. hopes to attend the United States Military Academy. Word of acceptance or rejection could come anytime. More...

Old Photo Corner:

Old Photo Corner: The blizzard of 1978 tied up Northwest Ohio and made for lots of fun for young and old. Mother Nature closed Lutz Road, west, until snowplows opened a drifted area making a snowy bridge.- Archbold Buckeye file photo More...

Teacher Negotiations To Arbitrators

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said Monday he has been officially notified by the State of Ohio Employment Relations Board that the Archbold Education Association has asked for fact-finding. More...

School Board Talks About Adding Staff

The Archbold Area School Board heard about the possibility of adding back staff positions that were cut as part of cost-saving measures during the Monday night, Jan 14, meeting. More...

County Commissioners Balk At Secretary Of State Order

The Fulton County Commissioners said they will not comply with a directive from Jennifer Brunner, Ohio Secretary of State. The commissioners took the action during a Thursday, Jan. 10, meeting at the Fulton County Board of Elections office. More...

Pettisville School Income Up $44,000

Steve Switzer, Pettisville Local School District superintendent, told members of the board that property tax projections for the district dropped about $53,000 in the 2007 tax year. More...

 

News

Archbold Park Board Prepares For New Survey

Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said the Archbold Park Board has started planning for the next survey of Archbold residents. The last survey was done five years ago. More...

School Board Holds Two Exec Sessions

The Archbold Area School Board held two one-hour executive sessions during the Monday night, Jan. 14 organizational and regular meetings. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 6 5:34 pm: Theft, East Gardens. Jan. 7 3:39 pm: Citation to Timothy C. Nicely, 44, Defiance, speeding, 100 block Nolan Prkwy. Jan. 8 12:27 pm: Theft, Circle K. Jan. 9 3:45 pm: Disabled vehicle, 1500 block S. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Tonya Galbraith, Delta, and Keith Galbraith, Lyons, petitioners. Dissolution. Rob Lehman, Delta, plaintiff vs. Lora Lehman, Delta, defendant. Divorce. Chase Bank, San Antonio, Texas, plaintiff vs. More...

Litter Complaint To Be Handled By High School

A vandalism complaint involving littering, filed by Ryan Throne, 111 Schlatter Street, will be handled by Archbold High School officials. More...

Sports

Streak Grapplers Pick Up Two Wins

After a 2 1/2-week layoff, the Archbold wrestling team returned to the mats Thursday, Jan. 10, traveling to Swanton to face the Bulldogs and Evergreen. Archbold opened with a 48- 33 defeat of Swanton and then dropped Evergreen 44-27. More...

Streaks Collar Bulldogs, Wildcats

A fast start and hot shooting propelled the 12-1 Archbold boys basketball team to a 68-31 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory at Swanton, Friday, Jan. 11. More...

AHS Girls Improve To 11-4 With Two Wins

The Archbold girls basketball team improved their win streak to five with victories at Swanton and Holgate last week. The Streaks defeated Swanton 51-33, Thursday, Jan. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Rosemary Fisher, prelude; Jeff and Mary Shadowen, missionary moment; choral offertory, It is Well. Message, "The Difference," Jesse Kahler, youth pastor. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 3: Brittany Mullins, Napoleon, girl. Jan. 9: Maria Balderas, Archbold, boy; Karrin Fonseca, Adrian, Mich., boy; Theresa Vermillon, Stryker, girl. Jan. 10: Kimberly and Jason Stevens, Wauseon, boy. More...

Central Mennonite Church Welcomes Community Through New Sanctuary

"We want to be a welcoming place for the community," said Wayne Short, chairman of the Central Mennonite Church building committee. That's the reason the church is opening a new sanctuary this month, the first phase of a $3.2 million renovation. More...