April 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

AHS Band Performs In Washington, D.C.

The Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band performed for about 25 minutes at the National World War II Memorial, Friday, March 27. A total of 43 students and chaperones left for Washington, Thursday, March 26 at 9 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

James A. Singer

James A. Singer, 69, of Stryker, died Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Defiance Regional Medical Center. He was born July 30, 1939, the son of the late Daniel P. and Beatrice C. (Fisher) Singer. On June 26, 1965 he married Carol R. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Juanita Acevedo, 58, Archbold, died March 31, 2009, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold. Survivors include her husband, Abel; four children, George Garcia, Delta, Melissa Leija, Archbold, Nancy Ozuna, Lakeland, Fla. More...

People

Seven Advance To State Science Day Competition

Seven Pettisville students advanced to the State Science Day competition after achieving high scores at the district competition held Saturday, March 28, at the University of Toledo. More...

FFA News

Seth Nofziger, a 2008 Archbold High School graduate, was interviewed as one of five finalists in Ohio for the Star State Farmer Award, Tuesday, March 24. More...

Gerkens Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Harlan Gerken and Deanna Burkholder, Archbold, were married on April 11, 1959 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Archbold. More...

Opinion

Valuable Neighborhoods, Money In The Pocket

Neighborhoods attract attention. The better ones increase in value. Appealing neighborhoods attract appealing owners. Believe it or not, there are good money and profits to be made on residences in good neighborhoods. More...

Letter To The Editor

Recently, our local school board rejected a proposed varsity soccer program. It was noted that the board's concern is trying to maintain programs our schools still have. I think they understated their case. More...

Other Editors Say...

Blame Canada?

Those who insist America should have a "free" health care system like Canada's must still explain why Canadians who can afford to do so often head "south of the border" to pay cash for better and more timely treatment. More...

Park Debt Slashed $300,000

After nearly an hour of debate, Archbold Village Council voted to take $250,000 from the village capital project fund to pay down debt on Woodland Park. More...

McLennans Forced Out Of Russia After Six Years Of Missionary Work

During their six years in Russia, Tom and Carol McLennan fought bureaucratic paperwork designed to keep them out of the country, and worked around and through that country's laws to bring a Christian message to the people. More...

Fairlawn Auction Still A Success Despite Downturn

While the size of the crowd, items donated, and money raised were down, the 2009 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction was a success. "It raised money, so it was successful," said Steve Ringenberg, Fairlawn Haven chief executive officer. More...

 

News

Be An Informed Voter

Barn Restaurant, Monday, April 13, 12 noon

Open to the public. Speakers include Joyce Klingelsmith, Archbold Community Library, Sandy Griggs, Fulton County Senior Center, and a representative of the German Township Trustees. More...

County Unemployment Drops, Still Near 15%

After hitting 15.3% in January, the Fulton County estimated unemployment rate for February dropped four-tenths (.4) of a point, to 14.9%. That's based on information released last week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. More...

School Board To Discuss Administrator Salaries

The Archbold Area School Board was scheduled to review the salaries of the district administrators in a special meeting at 5 pm, Tuesday, April 7. The meeting was to begin after presstime for this week's edition of the Archbold Buckeye. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 29 No reports. March 30 7:45 pm: Citation to Jonathan Sloan, 18, rural Lyons, speeding, Miller Ave. 5:30 pm: Unruly juvenile, 200 block S. Defiance St., spoke to parties, who agreed to try and get along. More...

Archbold EMS Log

March 21 5:58 am: Fairlawn apartments, lift assist, refused treatment. March 23 9:55 pm: Co. Rd. C east of Co. Rd. 20, medical, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 10:56 pm: 4000 block Co. Rd. More...

Archbold Fire Log

March 21 2:53 pm: Field fire, Co. Rd. G at Co. Rd. 27; owner: Robert Nafziger, rural Archbold; burning trash; used 1,500 gallons of water. March 22 2:26 pm: Field fire, Co. Rd. 22 between M & N; assist Fayette Fire Department. More...

Sports

AHS Softball Goes 4-1 In First Week

The Archbold softball team opened its season with four victories and one setback in the opening week of the season. The Streaks opened with a 25-0 win over Otsego, Monday, March 30, followed by a 6-0 whitewashing of Edon, Tuesday, March 31. More...

Archbold Boys Track Dominates Swanton, LC

The Archbold boys and girls track teams traveled to Swanton to run a tri-meet with Swanton and Liberty Center, Thursday, April 2. AHS won the boys meet with 89 points. LC and Swanton scored 46 and 29, respectively. More...

AHS Baseball Splits Opening Games

The Archbold baseball team, under Dick Selgo, first-year head coach, split its two opening games last week. The Streaks lost to Defiance 7-2, Monday, March 30, and recorded a 12-1 win over Edgerton, Tuesday, March 31. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Prelude handbell choir; Worship Expression dancers, Lift Up Your Heads; offertory, handbell choir. Message, "The Triumphal Entry," Stuart Rex. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center March 28: Charli Hilton, Delta, girl. March 31: Shana Morey, Lyons, girl; Brittany Roth, Wauseon, boy. April 2: Amanda Short, Wauseon, girl; Julie and Christopher Desautelo, Wauseon, boy. More...

Recipe Corner

Salted Nut Bars 1 1.2 cups all-purpose flour 3.4 cup packed brown sugar 1.4 teaspoon salt 1.2 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 cups salted mixed nuts or peanuts 1 cup butterscotch-flavored chips 1. More...