December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New Pettisville School Could Be Finished In May 2011

The new school building for the Pettisville Local School District should be finished by May 2011, and ready for students in August. A tentative timeline for the project was presented to the Pettisville School Board at the Monday night, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert L. Hartman

Robert L. Hartman, 79, of Wauseon, passed away late Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at the St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. More...

Florence Stuckey

Florence Stuckey, 85, Leo, Ind., died Dec. 2, 2008 at The Cedars in Leo, Ind. She was born April 17, 1923 in Archbold to Enos and Emma (Witmer) Stuckey. Florence retired in 1985 after 41 years as a medical assistant and office manager for Dr. More...

Death Notices

Adela H. Mahnke, 89, Napoleon, died Dec. 8, 2008, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance. Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Ann Duncan, Martin, Ga. More...

Business

Arend Says Talk With Fisher Went Well Tues.

Lisa Arend, Fulton County director of economic development, said about a dozen representatives of Fulton County manufacturing firms expressed their concerns to Lee Fisher, Ohio lieutenant governor. More...

Officials Still Trying to Lure Unnamed Firm To Archbold

Government officials have not given up in their efforts to attract an unnamed firm to locate a new factory in the village. "At this point, we're still in the running, but we're in second place," said Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor. More...

Saluting The Flag

Presenting the colors at the start of the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

Wauseon Drops Streaks 45-44 As Humbert Hits Buzzer-Beater

What better way to open the 2008-09 boys basketball season than with a good old-fashioned rivalry. Wauseon, under Chad Burt, first-year head coach, traveled to Archbold to face longtime mentor Doug Krauss and the Blue Streaks, Saturday, Dec. 6. More...

Girls Fall To Wauseon, Easily Defeat Panthers

The Archbold girls basketball team suffered a 62-58 loss at Wauseon, Tuesday, Dec. 2, but came back and easily defeated Delta 79-33 in their Northwest Ohio Athletic League opener, Friday, Dec. 5. AHS is 2-1, 1-0 NWOAL. More...

Collegiate Connection

Alex Nafziger, PHS '07, scored two points as Huntington (Ind.) University (8-3) opened its conference season with a 78-45 victory over Taylor University, Tuesday, Dec. 2. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Combined celebration service. First service in the new church building. More...

New Minister Finds Community Friendly

After a few weeks in Northwest Ohio, Jennifer Schmidt, youth and family minister at St. John Lutheran Church, rural Stryker, said she finds this corner of northwest Ohio "a warm and friendly community, with distinctive smalltown character. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Nov. 27: Amy Rocha, Swanton, boy. Nov. 29: Satinder and Jaswindeo Kaur, Napoleon, boy; Amanda Ward, Napoleon, girl. Dec. 2: Sandra and Jimmy Dotson, Napoleon, girl; Shauna Henricks, Fayette, girl. More...

Christmas Cheer Signups Set New Record: Rohrs

This year, a record 713 families have signed up for the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program, said Cecily Rohrs, Ridgeville Corners. Rohrs, who has overseen the project since 1984, said that's about 150 more than in previous years. More...

Tinsman Builds Kicking Wall For Park Soccer Program

Chandler Tinsman, 15, Archbold, needed a project for an Eagle Scout badge. He discovered the Archbold Park Board soccer program needed a kicking wall, which is used by soccer players to develop skills. More...

Pettisville Holds Secret Session

The Pettisville School Board met in executive session for almost an hour and a half during its Monday night, Dec. 8, meeting. More...

News

Archbold Not Liable In OSHA Case Against Storm Sewer Contractor

The village of Archbold, and Archbold taxpayers, are not liable for any part of a fine the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has imposed in connection with last summer's Lafayette Street storm sewer project. More...

Census Bureau Gearing Up

The United States government is gearing up for its largest peacetime project. It's the 2010 census, said Dennis White, of the Toledo offi ce of the Census Bureau. More...

New Evangelical Church Building Expands Ministry, Outreach

Nearly 700 people attended the first Sunday, Dec. 7, service at the new Archbold Evangelical Church, located on the corner of Victory Lane and Lafayette Street. The church is just west of Archbold High School. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 1 2:30 pm: Identity theft, 513 Quail Run. 6:25 pm: Theft, 705 N. Defi- ance St. Dec. 2 10:09 am: A semi truck driven by Manuel Castillo Escudero, 48, Ft. Wayne, Ind., owned by Triple Crown Services Company, Ft. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Dawn Durling, Napoleon, plaintiff vs. International Auto Components, Plymouth, Mich., defendant. Workers compensation. Aurora Loan Services, Englewood, Colo., plaintiff vs. Dominic Lee, Spring Hill, Fla., defendant. More...

Public Meetings

FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School Board Archbold Area School Board, Monday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Archbold High School, 600 Lafayette St. More...

People

Brass Plays Christmas Music

Members of the brass section played their horns as the Archbold Middle School eighth grade band performed several Christmas songs during a Monday, Dec. 8, assembly. More...

Archbold Native Serves With Goshen College Campus Ministries

Lindsey Beck, a 2005 Archbold High School graduate, is serving as a member of the 2008-2009 campus ministries team at Goshen (Ind.) College. A junior social work major, she is the daughter of Neal and Julia, Archbold. More...

Honor Students

Ohio Northern University dean's list, fall 2008-09 quarter. Area students include •Jacquelyn Dunn, daughter of William and Mary, Archbold, AHS '07, sophomore nursing major. More...

Opinion

Pettisville Voters In Step On School Vote

With an approval rate of 56.5 percent, Pettisville voters were one of the 144 Ohio school districts that approved a school tax issue, Tuesday, Nov. 4. More...

Archbold Buckeye Editorials

Each week this newspaper gives its opinion on any subject the editorial board decides upon. Most editorials are opinions on issues facing the community. The objective is to stimulate the thinking of readers. None are laws of the land. More...

Other Editors Say...

"Bailout brews," the headline blared, announcing that the Big Three and United Auto Workers are seeking $25 billion (that's with a "b," not "m") from the federal government. Blarney! Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler are hurting. Big time. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla Dippers

6 chicken tenders 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoons adobo seasoning or any low-sodium seasoned salt 4 8-inch flour tortillas 1 cup shredded low-fat Monterey Jack cheese 1/2 cup prepared mild tomato salsa 1 1/2 cups skim milk More...

Recipe Corner

Chocolate Decadence

This light textured, but richly flavored cake will delight chocoholics everywhere. Make as a single cake, or pour into cupcake tins for individual treats. More...

Recipe Corner

Sweet Potato & Apple Crunch Cobbler

2 cans of apple pie filling 2 cans of sliced apples 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter for coating the pan 1 6-ounce package sweet potato pancake mix 2 sticks of butter, More...