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Why Is Archbold Carptown, USA?

Wauseon Gives Archbold Its Nickname

Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted from the July 15, 1981, edition of the Archbold Buckeye. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Harriet Irene (Detter) Hoblet

Harriet Irene (Detter) Hoblet passed away early in the morning, July 17, 2010, after enjoying a morning meal with friends at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold.–Posted 7.18, 2:44 pm More...

Helen L. Schafer

1927-2010

Helen L. Schafer, 83, of rural Pioneer, Ohio, died Thursday evening in her home following an illness.   Born March 27, 1927 at Dexter, Mich., to Hazel Campbell and Emil A. Ruhlig. She had been a Montpelier/Pioneer area resident since 1953. More...

Gertrude L. Fraas

Former Archbold native and homemaker Gertrude L. Fraas died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the age of 92 in Ashland. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Orval Riegsecker and Lois Miller, Archbold, were married on Aug. 13, 1950, at Tedrow Mennonite Church by Roy Sauder.   More...

Parents Announce July 31 Wedding

Dan and Karen Ruth, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, Pittsburgh, Pa., to Benjamin Gundy, Pittsburgh, son of Jeff and Marlyce, Bluffton.   More...

Weber, Knipp To Marry August 28

Roger and Beth Weber, Pettisville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Wade Knipp, son of Steve and Molly, rural Archbold.   The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Pettisville High School. More...

Opinion

Politics Puts NSCC In No-Win Situation

Northwest State Community College is caught in a lose-lose situation.   It all revolves around the NSCC board decision to use union labor to build the new Allied Health & Public Services building. More...

Taxpayer Loan To Ruralogic A Good Investment

The Village of Archbold plans to loan $400,000 in taxpayer money to Ruralogic, a start-up information technology company, based on the promise of more than 130 new jobs coming to Archbold in five years.   Good decision? Or folly?   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 12, 2000   Pettisville School Board named Greg Nofziger, Pettisville, interim varsity boys basketball coach at the Monday night meeting. More...

One Huge Carp!

This is one big fish that didn’t get away! More...

Village Prepares To Loan $400,000 To Ruralogic Firm

The Village of Archbold is in the process of making a $400,000 loan to Ruralogic, a start-up Information Technology Company. More...

Cruisin’ With CORNELIUS CARP

Greetings, Carptown!   I’ve arrived just in time for the beginning of the best festival in the world, the Archbold Carp Festival! Three days of food, fun, entertainment, and bargains in the best place on earth!   More...

 

News

Pettisville School Board Freezes Employee Pay

The Pettisville School Board voted to grant no pay hikes to school district employees for one year at their Monday night, July 12 meeting.   The decision came after an executive session, held during the meeting. More...

Splash!

Jaryd Hobbs, 11, Archbold, jumps into the Archbold Swimming Pool from the high diving board, Thursday, July 8. More...

Pettisville Tops, Says ODE

Steve Switzer, Pettisville school district superintendent, informed members of the district school board that the school district has again obtained the Excellent rating. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 4   10:49 am: Bicycle found, 700 block E. Lutz Rd., placed in storage.   10:04 pm: Disabled vehicle, 100 block W. Lutz Rd.   July 5   No reports.   July 6   7:13 pm: Unwanted person, 600 block N. More...

Vehicles Vandalized With Food, Reports Say

Two Archbold residents, both of whom recently moved to the community, received a very unwanted welcome when their vehicles were vandalized with food items.   More...

Cell Phone Missing

Liz Lerma, Archbold, told Archbold police officers a cell phone, valued at $190, had been stolen. More...

Sports

Archbold Wins Fulton Co. Sectional Tourney

The Archbold Acme baseball team won the Fulton County sectional tournament, Sunday night, July 11, with a 7-4 win over Wauseon.   It was the third straight time the Streaks battled with the Indians in the double elimination tournament. More...

Pony League

Archbold (13-1) defeated Swanton 11-6, Wednesday, July 7. Winning pitcher: Micah Bernath. Also pitching: Chandler Wyse. More...

Pedal Pull Winners

Winners of the Pedal Pull at the Pettisville Friendship Days, June 25-26, were, above from left: Claire Nisely and Luke Holsopple, 5-and-under division; Kayla Prigge, 6- &7-yearold division; Alex Donn More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: prelude, offertory, He’s Still Working On Me, Malinda Lugbill. Message, “God’s Chisel, Jesse Kahler. Worship team, praiselude; offertory and message same as first service.   More...

Shelling Corn

Daize Mathers, 8, Fayette, cranks the wheel of an old-fashioned corn sheller as Marin Gloor, Westlake Village, Calif., loads an ear of corn into the machine. More...

Lillian Reiser Named Resident Of The Month

Lillian Reiser is the July Resident of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, Archbold.   She was born on Dec. 17, 1920, in Okolona, to Stephen and Callie (Eberle) Durham. She was the youngest of three. More...