January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dismiss Murder Indictment; Prosecutor To Appeal Decision

James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, has dismissed the murder indictment against Walter E. Zimbeck, which charged him with the October 1985 murder of Lori Ann Hill.   More...

Joe Short Won’t Seek Reelection

Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, announced Thursday, Jan. 7, he will not seek a second term.   “I will continue to work hard and finish out my term, but I will not seek reelection,” he said.   His term ends Dec. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Ruth M. Storrer

Ruth M. Storrer, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 13, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. –Posted 1.14, 1 p.m. More...

Margot Parlette

Margot Parlette, 54, Portland, Ore., formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., died of lung cancer, Dec. 26, 2009.–Posted 1.15, 11:23 a.m. More...

Mina M. Alexander

Mina M. Alexander, age 86, of Archbold, died early Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.   She was born May 14, 1923, in Franklin Township, Fulton County, Ohio, to the late Charles and Hattie (Colon) Merillat. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Beat Bryan, Are 4-0 In NWOAL

Leading 18-13 after one quarter, the Archbold girls basketball team outscored Bryan 19-10 in the second for a 37-23 halftime lead on its way to a 58-47 victory, Friday, Jan. 8 in The Thunderdome. More...

Continental Finds Pirates Gold At Archbold

With a senior-laden team, the Continental Pirates (8-0) boys basketball team, under Kevin Homier, head coach, rolled into Archbold, Tuesday, Jan. 5, looking for a little New Year booty to take back. More...

AHS Scalps Apaches 69-34

The Archbold varsity boys basketball team (6-3) ended its two-game losing skid with a convincing 69-34 victory over visiting Fairview (2-5), Saturday Jan. 9. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Prelude; offertory, The Sinner’s Prayer, senior choir. Message, “In The Presence of God,” Jesse Kahler. Second service Praiselude by worship team band; message same as the first service. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education   Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee open meeting, Monday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Topic: international agriculture education.   Gospel Fellowship   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 30: Jodi and Stephen Dulaney, Delta, boy.   Dec. 31: Rachel and Shawn Brown, Bryan, girl.   Jan. 1: Michelle Dauwalter, Delta, girl.   Jan. 3: Heather Bird, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Mayor Says News Bad, But Hints At New Jobs

Since Archbold’s current economic downturn began about three years ago, Archbold has lost an estimated 2,000 jobs.   Over three years, paychecks to workers employed in Archbold and corporate profits have been reduced by $80 million. More...

Dowdy Now Chamber Director

Marsha Dowdy, assistant director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, has taken over the directorship.   Mark Hagans, chamber president, said Anne Kindinger, who started the job, Monday, Jan. More...

Municipal Water Problem Not Major

Rick Schantz, superintendent of the Archbold Water Treatment Plant, said the village municipal water supply was barely over an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency standard. More...

 

News

Still Seeking First Baby Of New Year

The title of Archbold Buckeye First Baby of the Year is still waiting to be claimed. More...

Commissioners Approve Deficit Budget For 2010

The Fulton County Commissioners approved a general fund budget for 2009 with about $147,000 in red ink. More...

Closed S&S Express Didn’t Sell Tobacco

The Partnership for a Drug-Free Fulton County announced in a Dec. 30, 2009, press release that S&S Express, Archbold, had not sold tobacco products to a minor.   S&S Express has been out of business since Oct. 30, 2008. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 3   12:06 am: Citation to Nathaniel D. Gericke, 34, Archbold, disobeying a stop sign, Ditto St. at W. Holland St.   Jan. 4   8:34 pm: A car driven by Hanna M. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   GMAC Mortgage, Horsham, Pa., plaintiff vs David Miller, St Charles, Mo., defendant. Foreclosure.   Federal Home Loan Mortgage, McLean, Va., plaintiff vs Deanna Smallman, Archbold, defendant. Foreclosure. More...

Archbold Man Sentenced

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Enrique Galvan, 49, Archbold, appeared in court Monday, Jan. 4, and entered a guilty plea to a charge of domestic violence. The charge resulted from a Sept. More...

Opinion

Eight-Page Buckeye A Sign Of The Times

From The Publisher

Today’s edition of the Archbold Buckeye is eight pages, the first time we published so few pages in many decades.   It’s a sign of the times. More...

Black 2009 - It's Over

The calendar has turned to 2010, and 2009 is history. It is over and behind us.   Thank goodness. More...

Keep Them Open

Union Wrong In Attempt To Bar Public Access To Teacher Records

If the Ohio Education Association has its way, it will withhold from the public the addresses of those who hold Ohio teaching licenses. More...