October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Good Weather, Food Perfect Recipe For Chili Cookoff Success

Final information and figures aren't in, but Nanette Buehrer, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, is calling the Saturday, Oct. 4 Chili Cookoff a success. "People seemed to be having a good time. More...

Fun At The Chili Cookoff

Top: Children round the corner in the bicycle parade, the kickoff event of the Archbold Chili Cookoff, Saturday, Oct. 4 in downtown Archbold. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phyllis Roederer

Phyllis Roederer, of St. Peters, Mo., died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at the age of 81. More...

Ronald L. Rupp

Ronald L. Rupp, age 63 years, of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 4, 2008, at Stein Hospice Care Center at Sandusky, following a brief illness with cancer. He was born Nov. 16, 1944, at Wauseon, the son of Dale F. More...

Annagene M. Evers

Annagene M. Evers, age 76 years, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 30, 2008, at the Toledo Hospital. She was born May 26, 1932, near Wauseon, the daughter of Gideon and Lena (Nofziger) Miller, and married Melvin Evers on Jan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 28 3:18 am: Domestic violence, East Gardens. 12:05 pm: Drive off, Archbold Main Stop, returned and paid for fuel. Sept. 29 2:20 am: 911 hang-up, all okay. Sept. 30 11:35 am: Traffic offense, N. Defiance St. More...

Arrest One After Domestic Incident

Anthony G. Spangler, 23, Archbold, has been charged with domestic violence as the result of an incident about 3:15 am, Sunday, Sept. 28. Spangler and Brianna M. More...

Alleged Drug Use Results In Citations

Three Archbold men received minor misdemeanor citations for possession of marijuana after they were allegedly caught smoking the substance Tuesday, Sept. 30. More...

Sports

Streaks Make History

AHS Golf Team Advances To State

The Archbold High School golf team made history, Thursday, Oct. 2, advancing to the state tournament for the first time ever. The Streaks finished third at the Division III district meet in Bowling Green. More...

2008 AHS Homecoming Court

Above: Reigning over this year's AHS Homecoming festivities were, from left: Shiloh Richardson, princess; Steven Kinsman, Homecoming king; Sara Stuckey, 2008 AHS Homecoming queen; Chase Kohler, prince. More...

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

As the final regular-season games are played, matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn. Archbold hosts the Div. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; Kristie Rex, childrens challenge; offertory, " There Is A Savior and Emmanuel," Mens Quartet. Message, "Adoption," Brad Bame; Holy Communion served. More...

Organizations

Blood Draw Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Harley Davidson Sales & Service, 862 American Rd., Napoleon; Monday, Oct. More...

Pool Winners

The winners of the Oct. 6 pool tournament at Wyse Commons are, from left: Russ McQuillin, second place; Dale Gaustche, first place. Not pictured: Chuck Wyse, third place.- courtesy photo More...

Streaks Ninth At State Golf Tournament

The Archbold golf team finished ninth in the Division III state golf championship at The Players Club at Foxfire Golf Club in Lockbourne, Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. More...

Vikings Win NWOAL Volleyball Championship

Evergreen Beats Archbold 22-25, 12-25, 29-27, 25-22, 15-11

Two teams enter with undefeated league records, one team leaves undefeated. More...

Jim Wyse Is Citizen Of The Year

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, has been a leader in government, in business, and in his church. Now, another title is added to his resume: he is the 2008 Archbold Citizen of the Year. More...

 

News

Share A Mile Bus Service Owes Its Orgin To Teeth

Archbold's first intra- and inter-village public transportation system owes its origins to teeth. Wanda Stopher, associate pastor at Central Mennonite Church, said SAM, or Share A Mile, started from the Share A Smile program. More...

Council Okays New Equipment For Water Treatment Plant

Archbold Village Council agreed to spend $141,734 on a new piece of equipment for the village water treatment plant at its Monday night, Oct. 6, meeting. The device is a lime slaker. More...

Nagel Receives ACT's Mary Short Award

Melanie Nagel, longtime Archbold Community Theatre member, received the 2008 ACT Mary Short Memorial Award, Monday evening, Oct. 6. More...

People

Honeymoon In Jamaica

Jenna Grime and Stephen Wachtmann exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m., April 5, 2008, at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Stryker. Dale Kern was the officiating pastor. Mary Grime and Micah Grime performed music on the organ/piano and trumpet. More...

Higbea, Roche To Marry On Beach

Lee and Kathy Higbea, Defi ance, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly, to Tim Roche, son of Pat and Carol, Grand Blanc, Mich. More...

Tyler Priest Goes Home

Tyler Priest, 13, went home to Van Wert, Thursday, Oct. 2, 88 days after he was critically injured in a fall from a tractor on Sunday, July 6. More...

Opinion

Archbold, Ridgeville Fire Departments Far Above Average

The Archbold-German Township Fire Department and Ridgeville Township Volunteer Fire Department are two of the many blessings Archbold and Ridgeville Corners enjoy. Yet, most of us never realize how lucky we are. More...

Right To Know Belongs To You

America celebrates her greatest asset this week, the newspaper. The Archbold Buckeye has been your local news source for over 100 years. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998 Florence Roth, a lifelong citizen of Archbold, is the 1998 Citizen of the Year. A straw-loading contest at the county fair drew female and male contestants. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Chicken And Peppers Fajitas

1 1.2 pounds frozen, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thawed and cut into strips 3.4 cup favorite store-bought fajita marinade 1 16-ounce pkg. More...