July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New Cost Estimates For Pettisville School

For the owner of a home valued at $100,000 in the Pettisville Local School District, the cost of a new school building would be about $20 per month, or $240 a year. More...

Youngsters Enjoy Art Experience

Youngsters participating in the Black Swamp Arts Council Creative Arts Camp, held last week at the Archbold Middle School, got to try two- and three-dimensional art, music, and drama. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Shirley A. Raker

Shirley A. Raker, 67, of Coldwater, Mich., and formerly of Stryker and Wauseon, passed away Tuesday evening, July 22, 2008 at her home at Coldwater Lake, Mich. More...

Viola Aeschliman

Viola Aeschliman, age 94 years, of Wauseon, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 16, 2008 at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. She was born Feb. 25, 1914 near Archbold, a daughter of Samuel and Katie (Nofziger) Sauder. More...

Betty L. Blair

Betty L. Blair, 84, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday evening, July 16, 2008 at the Defi- ance Area Inpatient Hospice. More...

People

Couple Lives In Indiana

Crystal Huffman, Archbold, and Thomas Street, Warren, exchanged wedding vows at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 29, 2007, at Founder's Hall, Archbold. Allen Rutter was the officiating pastor. Alexandrea Hogan presented the music. More...

Rupp, Steiner To Wed In September

Jennifer Rupp, Goshen, Ind., daughter of Gary and Audrey, Pettisville, and LaMont Steiner, Goshen, son of Dean and Prudy, Dalton, Ohio, have announced their engagement. The bride-elect is a 2002 Pettisville High School graduate. More...

Rupps Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Gene and Nancy (Rowley) Rupp were married on July 26, 1958, in the First Alliance Church of Toledo with William Bryan and H.E. Bertsche the offi ciating pastors. They met at Taylor University, Upland, Ind., where both are graduates. More...

Opinion

No Bicycles On Downtown Sidewalks

It's the law. Bicycles are prohibited on sidewalks in the historic district of downtown Archbold. The same is true for skateboards, roller skates, and scooters. More...

Letters To The Editor

As a PHS graduate and resident in the Pettisville School District, I have been following with interest the ongoing subject of the proposed new school. There appears to be a discrepancy in the 7/2/08 Buckeye article. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 22, 1998 A new circulation record for adult fiction was set for the Archbold Community Library during June. Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, said 2,243 adult fiction books were circulated. More...

BREAKING NEWS

Bil-Jax Purchased By French Firm

Brent Hagedorn, director of marketing and national accounts for Bil-Jax, Inc., confirmed Friday, July 25 that the local manufacturer has been purchased by the U.S. subsidiary of the French firm Haulotte Group. More...

Bud & Gert Hitt Were On Target In Archery World

Bud Hitt, 83, Archbold, who is retired, remembers what a sharpshooter his wife Gertrude was with a bow and arrow. Bud and Gert specialized in building bows and arrows for many years in Archbold. More...

Barber Leaves GOP Post; Lumbrezer Fills Role

Earlier this year, leadership of the Fulton County Republican Party passed from Sandra Barber, 26-year party central committee chairman, to Ronald J. Lumbrezer. More...

 

News

School Board Discusses Redirecting Tax Revenue

The Archbold Area School Board was introduced to a plan to reclassify some of its property tax revenue as permanent improvement funds. More...

Rahel Frei Climbs Pike's Peak

2007-08 AHS Exchange Student

Kristy Strawn said Rahel Frei, a 2007-08 Archbold High School foreign exchange student from Switzerland, is always challenging herself. The Strawns, her American host family, found a challenge for her: climb the 14,110-foot Pike's Peak. More...

Council Holds Exec Session Monday

Archbold Village Council met in executive session during its Monday night, July 21, meeting. Stated reason for the closeddoor session was the discussion of real estate matters. Councilmen took no action when they returned from executive session. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 13 7:10 am: Mailbox vandalism, Rosewood Ct. 12:56 pm: Theft, 208 West St. July 14 4:07 pm: Drive off without paying, S&S Express, returned and paid. 4:21 pm: Semi driven by Michael A. More...

Fulton Co. Sheriff Deputy Cited

A Fulton County Sheriff Department deputy faces disciplinary action, and a traffic ticket, after his cruiser was involved in a crash, Friday, July 18, while responding to a call. More...

Assault At Bowling Lanes

Jonathan R. Gigax, 21, rural Archbold, told Archbold police he was assaulted by an unknown assailant between 12:30 am and 1 am, Saturday, July 19, at Nu-Arch Lanes, Archbold. More...

Sports

King Wins Second Straight Run For Lights Title

Darin King, a 2006 Archbold High School graduate, won the annual Run for the Lights 5K race in Archbold for the second straight year, Saturday morning, July 19. He crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 35 seconds. More...

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices

Fall sports start soon at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice. Varsity Football Two-a-days begin Thursday, July 31, 3-8 p.m. More...

Pony League

Archbold Pony Leaguers recently won the Defiance 13-14- year-old tourney. The tourney consisted of pool play followed by a single elimination tournament. The Streaks lost to Tinora and defeated the Defiance Colt team in pool play. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Roth, prelude; Mercy Said No, video offertory. "The Beginnings of Belief: Baptism and Discipleship," by Brad Bame. More...

Plum Tuckered Out

The Black Swamp Arts Council's Creative Arts Camp, held last week at the Archbold Middle School, was hard work for these girls, who found ways to get comfortable doing the Friday showcase. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center July 12: Jennifer and Dave Eis, Holgate, boy. July 14: Leslie Harvey, Wauseon, boy. July 17: Jessica and Bryan Miller, Napoleon, boy; Ashley Markey, Wauseon, boy. More...