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Developing Story

Seven Escape Wauseon House Fire

Seven people escaped a burning house at 611 Ottokee Street in Wauseon, Tuesday night, March 25.-Posted 3.27, 5:25pm More...

Sauder Streamlines, Simplifies Business

Some Lose Jobs, Others Are Transferred

Sauder Woodworking Company, Archbold's largest employer, said Friday it is planning to simplify and streamline its operations. The plan will result in fewer employees. More...

Boy Shaves Head To Be Like Paw Paw

Jeff Rashley, rural Archbold, said the sight of his sevenyear old grandson Kody Rashley with his head completely shaved, "brought tears to my eyes." The youngster said, "I want to be like paw paw, because his hair all fell off. More...

Egg Hunts For Pettisville, Ridgeville Corners

The Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunts originally scheduled for Saturday, March 22, is rescheduled for Saturday, March 29. Inclement weather caused the postponement. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Carrie Miller

Carrie Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 26, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since April 2, 2007. More...

Clifford C. Nafziger

Clifford C. Nafziger, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, March 24, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Daisy E. Flory

Daisy E. Flory, age 72 years, of West Unity, passed away Sunday afternoon, March 23, 2008 at Evergreen Manor in Montpelier, where she had resided since Feb. 1. She was born Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 16 No reports. March 17 No reports. March 18 7:20 am: A car, driven by Cathy E. Mavis, 51, rural Archbold, was traveling south on N. Defiance St., stopped for traffic at the Stryker St. intersection. More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 4 1:08 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. March 5 5:38 pm: East Gardens, medical, transported to FCHC. 6:34 pm; Sauder Woodworking, Meyer Rd. plant; medical, transported to Archbold Hospital. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Ann Baronas-Jonke, Toledo, plaintiff vs. William Jonke, Toledo, defendant. Divorce. Michael Burkholder, Archbold and Lisa Burkholder, Garden Grove, Calif., petitioners. Divorce. Amy Dumm, Delta, plaintiff vs. More...

Sports

Six Letterwinners Return For Blue Streak Baseball

Kevin "Scoop" Miller, Archbold head baseball coach, welcomes six letterwinners from last year's squad that finished 19-9, 5-3 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Numbers Strong For AHS Track Teams

The Archbold track team is ready to spring into action in 2008 with plenty of bodies for John Downey, head coach, who is in his 25th season. More...

Five Letterwinners Return For Blue Streak Softball

"We have hard workers, good attitudes, an experienced pitcher, and good team speed," said Joe Frank, Archbold head softball coach, about his 2008 softball team. More...

Paid Obituary

Carrie Miller

Carrie Miller, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 26, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided since April 2, 2007. More...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Fayette High School Teacher Indicted In Sexual Battery

Tabatha Fidler, a health and physical education teacher at Gorham-Fayette High School, has been indicted by a Williams County Grand Jury on one count of sexual battery.-Posted 3.28, 12:45 pm More...

BREAKING NEWS

Equipment Failure Causes Power Outage In Archbold, Pettisville

Gary Keys, area manager for Toledo Edison, said Friday morning an equipment failure near Archbold's TE substation caused a power outage that lasted about an hour.-Posted 3.28, 10:47 am More...

Paid Obituary

Clifford C. Nafziger

Clifford C. Nafziger, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, March 24, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. More...

Snow No Problem For Egg Hunters

Snow in Ruihley Park was no problem during the Archbold Parks and Recreation annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 22. Top left: Gavin Figgins, 2, Wauseon, grabs eggs, while his mother, Bobby Jo Dopp, Wauseon, holds the light. More...

43rd Fairlawn Auction Showcases Quilts, Handcrafted Items

At the first Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction 43 years ago, topselling items included quilts, comforters, and other handmade items. Such items are again featured Thursday, April 3 and Friday, April 4. More...

 

News

AACC Sustainability Talk Becomes Debate

Paul zumFelde's presentation to the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce on sustainability issues briefly turned into a debate about global warming. More...

Sauder SBP Will Impact Village

Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said Sauder Wookworking's Sustainable Business Plan, which calls for some downturn in employment, will have a bearing on village government. "Obviously, it's going to impact us. More...

More States Ban Hallucinogenic Plant

Buckeye First Explored Salvia Topic In January 2007

When the Archbold Buckeye published an article in January 2007 about salvia divinorum, many readers had no idea what it was. More...

People

Parents Announce May 10 Wedding

Keith and Shirley Fruchey, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie, Archbold, to Tyler Boettger, Archbold, son of Mark Boettger, Wauseon. More...

Walter Scholarship Winners Announced

Nathan Stoltzfus, a senior at Gorham-Fayette High School, was the 2008 recipient of Fulton County's $500 Franklin B. Walter scholarship. The Franklin B. More...

Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday

A statewide tornado drill will be conducted today, Wednesday, March 26 at 9:50 a.m. All schools, businesses and households should exercise emergency plans and practice tornado drills. More...

Opinion

Improve Intersection At Co. Rd. 22 - St. Rt. 2

The intersection of St. Rt. 2 and Co. Rd. 22 is a concern. It is highly dangerous. Many years ago, Co. Rd. 22 was designated as a village truck bypass. More...

Criticize Us Please, All Criticism Is Constructive

How many businesses or industries do you know that publish letters critical of itself? We do. The Archbold Buckeye welcomes letters that criticize the newspaper. We are happy to publish them, free of charge. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, March 25, 1998 Carolyn Snyder, Pettisville, appears in a photograph displaying the 1998 Fairlawn Auxiliary quilt she designed and pieced. She started quilting at 15 and has pieced 50-60 quilts. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evan. Mennonite Sunday: Vicki Gramling, prelude; One Holy Morning, church choir; piano and organ duet, offertory. Message, "The Road To Calvary: The Victory Over Death," Brad Bame. Baptism and receiving of new members. More...

Egg-cellent!

Will Bernath, 6, Zanesville, holds one of the many Easter eggs he gathered during the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 22 in Ruihley Park. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center March 14: Heather and Andrew Carpenter, Malinta, girl; Natasha Bailey, Liberty Center, girl; Jessica and Rodney Hunt, Delta, girl. March 15: Heidi and David Goehmann, Wauseon, girl. More...