July 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Ohio Art Got Its Start In Archbold

Ohio Art celebrated its 100th anniversary, Saturday, July 26, with a gala affair at Sauder Village. "We had a wonderful time," Bill Killgallon, company chairman, said. The company rented the Village and Founder's Hall for the event. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Elsie P. Meyer

Elsie P. Meyer, 96, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 in her home. More...

Randy Lee Rupp

Randy Lee Rupp, 48, of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and formerly of Stryker, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 in Peru, Indiana, while working. More...

Roger A. Hurst

Roger A. Hurst, 51, of rural Archbold, died Tuesday, July 29, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 20 2:18 am: Citations to Shawn D. Stamm, 31, rural Archbold, for no brake lights, turn signals, and DUI, N. Defiance St. at Murbach St. More...

Thieves Burglarize Home, Steal From Parked Cars

A thief or thieves continue to steal from houses and cars in the village. Rachel Grieser, 407 W. More...

Minivan, SUV Collide July 17

Tyson M. Short, 19, rural Stryker, was cited for driving left of center after the minivan he was driving collided with a sport-utility vehicle about 1:23 pm, Thursday, July 17. More...

People

Couple Resides In Goshen

Andrea Skyrm and Brian King exchanged wedding vows at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008, in Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind. Wes Bontrager was the officiating pastor. Jessica Holecko, Warren, was the maid of honor. More...

Couple Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Angie Jimenez Grime and Dan Avers were married Friday, July 29, 1983 at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Archbold. Michael Nehls and Ellis Croyle, pastors, officiated. More...

Richer, Beringer To Wed Sept. 12

Eric Richer, Wauseon and Ami Beringer, Delta, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Lou and Nancy Beringer. She is a 1990 graduate of Toledo Central Catholic High School and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Danielle Childs, God Speaking, offertory. Sermon, "A Four Letter Word That Cripples A Servant," by Brad Bame. More...

Organizations

Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Aug. 4, a surprise with Sue Saltzman; Aug. 6, summer picnic ideas with Cheryl Barber Spires, birthday cake; Aug. More...

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of Aug. 4-8

MONDAY - corned beef, baked potatoes, carrots, oranges & bananas. TUESDAY - ham & cheese sandwich on croissant, potato salad, broccoli salad, butterscotch pudding. WEDNESDAY - baked chicken, dressing & gravy, spinach, peaches. More...

Is Your Child At Risk For Lead Poisoning?

The Ohio Department of Health Risk Assessment Questionnaire states that a child is at risk of lead poi - soning if any of the following conditions apply: 1) They live in a high-lead ZIP-code area (which includes Archbold, Wauseon, Fayette and West More...

Enjoying The Summer Just Playing Around

Children were enjoying the Woodland Park playground in Archbold, Friday morning, July 25. Top: Carly Grime, 4, Archbold, practices her climbing skills. Below left: Christian Waidelich, 9, Archbold, keeps his balance on the equipment. More...

AHS Grad Is TV Journalist In Vegas

Dan Ball, a 1993 Archbold High School graduate, recently joined KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, Nev., as a television anchor and reporter. Previously, Ball was the morning anchor at the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs, Calif. More...

News

Plowing For Fun

Glenn Kauffman, Wauseon, steers a 1937 two-cylinder tractor through a field north of Archbold, Friday, July 25. Kauffman said he and the tractor are the same age. - photo by David Pugh More...

Heat Hurts Wheat Yield

Hot weather at a critical time hurt the 2008 Fulton County wheat crop, said Greg LaBarge, county agriculture extension agent. Reports from the recentlycompleted wheat harvest were in the 75- to 95-bushel-per-acre range. More...

Bike Riders Raise Money

A group of bicycle riders from throughout Ohio stopped briefly at Sauder Village, Tuesday, July 22, as they made their way from Swanton to Defiance. More...

Business

Bil-Jax Purchased By French Firm; Company Sees Growth In Future

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

Campaign Promised To Defeat Sick Days Plan

An Ohio group who hopes to defeat a ballot initiative that would mandate paid sick days for Ohio workers has promised a three-part campaign. John C. More...

Nu-Arch Lanes Undergoing $80,000-Plus Modernization

Vern Nemire, owner of Nu- Arch Lanes bowling center, Archbold, said he "would rather be a leader, and have other people follow me." To that end, Nemire said he is investing over $80,000 in the business. More...

Sports

Little League

The Archbold Little League All-Stars opened the Swanton tournament with a 13-0 five-inning victory over Evergreen. The All-Stars scored single runs in the first and fourth innings while adding seven in the second and four runs in the third. More...

Girl's Little League Softball Tournament

The orange team, above, won the girl's little league softball tournament; the green team, below, finished second. More...

Sam Hornish Finishes 21st At Indianapolis

Sam Hornish, Jr., AHS '98, returned to Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway last weekend after making the transition from the IndyCar Series to NASCAR. More...

Opinion

Buckeye Turns 103

It was July 28, 1905, that a former Chicago World's Fair midway barker and his wife began publishing a newspaper in Archbold, after two earlier attempts. More...

Letters To The Editor

Recent comments made by Carol Perkins in last week's Buckeye article regarding the impact of the Proposed Healthy Families Act (HFA) were unfounded and ill-conceived. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 29, 1998 Pleasant weather attracted crowds, money, and happiness at the 19th Carp Festival. More...