October 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Borton 21st, Hostetler 41st At State Cross Country

Austin Borton, a Pettisville senior, was 21st in the Div. III boys cross country race meet, Saturday, Nov. 1, at Scioto Downs, Columbus. More...

Trick Or Treat Is Thursday

Trick-or-Treat in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners is Thursday, Oct. 30. Archbold is 6-7:30 pm; Pettisville, 6-7 pm; and Ridgeville, 6:30-7:30 pm. More...

College Trip Is Father-Daughter Bike Adventure

Pair Make 500-Mile Ride To Virginia

Many parents treasure the last days with a child who is about to leave for college, particularly when the college is more than 500 miles away. More...

State-Bound!

Austin Borton, left, and Tanner Hostetler, right, finished sixth at the Division III regional cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. 25, at Tiffin. Borton, a Pettisville senior, and Hostetler, a PHS freshman, run at the state meet, Saturday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Donald Wayne Ball

Donald Wayne Ball, 39, of Kempner, Texas, and formerly of Archbold, passed away Aug. 30, 2008, in Kempner. Don was born in Morenci, Mich. on Aug. 20, 1969. He graduated from Archbold High School in 1987. More...

Death Notices

George P. Shaffer, 92, Pioneer and formerly of Archbold, died Oct. 23, 2008 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 19 No reports. Oct 20 1:10 pm: A representative of S&S Express reported a subject pumped $20.01 worth of gasoline, then made other purchases in the store, paying with a credit card. Subject left without paying for fuel. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Oct. 9 10:55 pm: Fairlawn Haven, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. Oct. 10 5:18 am: Fairlawn Apartments, medical, refused treatment. 6:31 am: 100 block S. Lincoln St., medical, call cancelled. Oct. More...

Western Dist. Court News

( Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, second, legal speed; first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic William Perry Strother, Baltimore, Md., failed to obey no through trucks sign, E. More...

Sports

Borton, Hostetler Qualify For State

Austin Borton, a Pettisville senior, and Tanner Hostetler, a freshman, finished in the top 16 at their respective regional meets to qualify for the Division III state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Scioto Downs race track in Columbus. More...

Tigers Claw Blue Streaks 21-14 In Oct. 24 Regular-Season Finale

Game 10: one team is guaranteed a playoff spot; one team needs a win to make the playoffs. The Archbold Blue Streaks, under John Downey, head coach, made the trek to Liberty Center, Friday, Oct. 24, with a spot in week 11 locked up. More...

Birds Win District Championship

The pre-season goal of the Pettisville volleyball team was to advance to the regional tournament. Now the Birds have to set a new goal after beating Antwerp for the Division IV district championship, Saturday, Oct. 25 at Napoleon. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Sandwich On A Stick

Bread Cheese Lunch meat Grape tomatoes Lettuce Pickles Olive Cut up cubes of bread, cheese, and lunch meat. See if the deli slicer can provide 1/2-inch-thick slices of ham and turkey, or whatever kinds of lunch meat is liked best. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Pettisville School Levy Passes

For the issue: 609 Against the issue: 469

A $4.83 million, 28-year bond issue requested by the Pettisville Local School district passed in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 general election. More...

NOTE TO OUR READERS

Nov. 5 Online Edition May Be Posted Late

The online edition of the Nov. 5 Archbold Buckeye may not be available at 7 a.m., Wednesday, due to the lateness of Tuesday night's election results. More...

Streaks Defeat Liberty Center 26-6 In Div. V Playoff Game

Archbold defeated Liberty Center 26-6 in a Div. V regional quarterfinal football game, Saturday, Nov. 1. The Streaks play Liberty-Benton, Saturday, Nov. 8 in a regional semifinal. LB defeated Delphos Jefferson 34-0 Saturday night. More...

Pettisville Falls In Regional Volleyball Semifinal

Leipsic Def. PHS 25-16, 25-12, 25-11

The Pettisville volleyball team lost to Leipsic in a Division IV regional semifinal at Elida, Wednesday, Oct. 29. More...

Local Farmers Harvest Crops For Grieving Neighbor

Farmers from the Archbold, Pettisville and Wauseon areas came to the aid of a grieving family, Friday, Oct. 24. More...

Schweinhagen Pumped About Ironman Competition

The Ironman Triathlon probably is the most grueling athletic event in the world. Brian Schweinhagen, a 1986 Archbold High School grad, just finished his sixth Ironman competition, the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii. More...

 

News

Voters To Decide Five Statewide Questions

Voters across Ohio will decide five statewide ballot issues when they go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 4. The five issues deal with everything from the construction of a casino in Clinton County to private property rights. More...

Pettisville School Levy Is Biggest Local Issue

A $4.83 million, 28-year bond issue requested by the Pettisville Local School District Board of Education is the biggest money issue on the ballot in Fulton County. More...

Local Burger King Closes

The Archbold Burger King restaurant closed permanently Wednesday, Oct. 22. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said he spoke to a representative of the fast food franchise owner, who said the operation was no longer profitable. More...

People

"Tabs For Tyler" Collects More Than 1500 Pounds Of Pop Tabs

After Tyler Priest was severely injured in a tractor accident near Van Wert on July 6, Archbold and Van Wert high schools made a challenge to each other: who could collect more pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald charities during the 2008 football sea More...

Graber First Cousin Reunion

Grandchildren of the late Harvey and Ida Graber held a Graber first cousin reunion, Saturday, July 26 at Chris and Marilyn Rychener's house in Pettisville. More...

Senior Center Hosts Medicare Checkup Nov. 10

The Fulton County Senior Center will host the annual Medicare Check-Up Day, Monday, Nov. 10, at the Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton Street, Wauseon. More...

Opinion

Vote Yes On Pettisville School Levy

In small towns across America, the school binds the community together. People young and old identify with their school, and, in turn, the school identifi es the community. More...

Resolve Issues Between Archbold Teachers, Administrators, School Board

What's going on in our Archbold school system? There is tension between members of the school board, board administrators, and Archbold Education Association, which represents district teachers. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998 The first ever countywide United Way collected $74,359. The goal was $175,000. Contributions still are arriving. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nancy Wyse, prelude; choir offertory, Power of Your Love. Message, "Three Eternal Things: Love," Stuart Rex. More...

Woodcarvers Compare

Daniel Sauder, 12, Pettisville, left, a Sauder Village junior historian, shows his woodcarving project to Paul Nafziger, Archbold, one of the many vendors at the Sauder Village Woodcarvers Show and Sale. The event was held Saturday and Sunday, Oct. More...

Organizations

Divorce DivorceCare, a help seminar and support group, and DC4K, a program for children ages 5- 12 in families of divorce, Tuesday, Nov. 4,11,18, 26, 6:30 p.m., Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 810 Scott Street, Napoleon. More...