January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board Eyes Tax Levy

Special Meeting Tonight

The Archbold Area School Board has called a special meeting for 6 pm, today, Wednesday, to take the first step on a property tax levy renewal.  Stated purpose for the meeting is “to take necessary action to file a resolution with the count More...

Council Puts Property Tax Levy Renewal On Ballot

Archbold Village Council voted Tuesday, Jan. More...

Justice Center Stays Open

The Fulton County Family Justice Center in Wauseon will stay open beyond January, Cheryl Robbins, executive director of the Center of Child and Family Advocacy, said last week.  The Family Justice Center is operated by the Center for Child and F More...

Cliff Hite To Replace Buehrer In State Senate

Cliff Hite, a Republican state representative from Findlay, has been selected to represent Fulton County in the Ohio Senate.  Fulton County is part of the First Senate District, which also covers Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putna More...

Alianna Gonzales Is Archbold Buckeye's First Baby Of 2011

Alianna Gabriella Gonzales is the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2011.  The daughter of Mary Zamora and Richard Gonzales, Archbold, she was born at 10:18 p.m., Saturday, Jan. More...

Special Sections

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 9  8:05 am: Pit bull puppy, East Gardens, advised subject to register dog. Jan. 10  10:26 am: Vandalism, 304 Brussel St. Jan. 11  More...

Vandalism To Storage Shed

Janet Scott, 304 Brussel St., told Archbold police a window in a storage shed on her property was broken.  The damage was believed to have occurred sometime between Friday, Jan. 7, and noon on Sunday, Jan. 9. The investigation is pending.   More...

Local Man Convicted

Javier Estrada, 29, Archbold, was sentenced to 15 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio and three years of community control after pleading guilty to domestic violence.  Scott A. More...

Sports

Second Half Lifts Streaks To 12th Win

After a three-game road trip, the Archbold boys basketball team returned home, Thursday, Jan. 13, to host Swanton in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup.  The Streaks upped their record to 12-0, 4-0 NWOAL with a 56-28 win. More...

Wrestlers Beat LC Tigers, Montpelier

The Archbold wrestling team traveled to Patrick Henry, Thursday, Jan. 13, and came home with a pair of wins to up its Northwest Ohio Athletic League record to 5-1.  The Streaks dropped Montpelier 78-6 and Liberty Center 46-21. More...

Streak Wrestlers 4th At Marion Invitational

Archbold scored 251 points to finish fourth at the Marion Elgin Invitational, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15, at the Marion Fairgrounds Coliseum.  Olentangy Liberty won the 25-team tournament with 278.5 points. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory ensemble. Message, “Staying In Step With The Spirit: Guided by the Spirit,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Few Errors At Second Quiz Meet

Quizzers are often surprised to see who wins the mystery category at local quiz meets.  For the second Bible Quiz meet, Sunday, Jan. 16, at Central Mennonite Church, the prize bags went to the teams averaging the fewest errors.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 7: Monica & Christopher Fogarty, Bryan, girl.  Jan. 8: Tiffany Flory, Wauseon, girl; Mary Zamora, Archbold, girl.  Jan. 11: Sarah Hall, Napoleon, boy.   More...

German Township Asking For Fire Truck Levy

Breaking News

The German Township Trustees will hold two special meetings Wednesday night, Jan. 26, at 7 and 7:20 pm, to approve a new property tax levy to purchase new fire truck.–Posted 1.25, 10:52 am More...

FULTON, HENRY, DEFIANCE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO TALK ABOUT CO. RD. 24 UPGRADE

Developing Story

Dean Genter, Fulton County commissioner, said the commissioners will meet with commissioners from Henry and Defiance counties, Wednesday, Jan. 26, to discuss the potential development of Co. Rd. 24.–Posted 1.24, 11 pm More...

DEVELOPING STORY

School Board Going For Levy Renewal

Members of the Archbold Area School Board voted to start the process to renew the district's $1.1 million emergency property tax levy at a special meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 19.–Posted 1.19, 9:21 pm More...

Jernigan Missing In Arizona

As of presstime Tuesday, Jan. 18, the Archbold Buckeye was unable to confirm reports of a resolution in the case of a missing Archbold native.  Brice Jernigan, 30, of Glendale, Ariz., was reported missing Sept. 8, 2010, to Glendale police.  More...

Jon Lugbill Is School Board President

Gladieux Named Head Track Coach

Members of the Archbold Area School Board elected Jon Lugbill, one of the board’s newest members, as board president at their Monday, Jan. More...

Money Returned To ConAgra By Village Council

Archbold Village Council voted at its Monday, Jan. More...

Schultz To Head Water Plant

Archbold Village Council named Scott Schultz superintendent of water for the Village of Archbold at its Monday, Jan. 17 meeting.  He replaces Rick Schantz, current superintendent, who will retire March 1.  More...

Library Ends Year With $104,000 Carryover

The Archbold Community Library ended 2010 with $104,002.02, Jennifer Harkey, library fiscal officer, told members of the library board at its meeting, Thursday, Jan. 13. More...

 

Obituaries

Norman Merillat

Norman Merillat, age 87, of Waldron, Mich., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan.  He was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Fayette, to Samuel and Libbie (Ruger) Merillat. More...

Emagene “Jean” Frey

Emagene “Jean” Frey, age 82 years, of Pettisville, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 13, 2011, in her home.  She was born Nov. 12, 1928, near Stryker, the daughter of Raymond and Alta (Amstutz) Short, and married James J. More...

Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer

Dorothy L. (Carroll) Strayer, age 79, of Wauseon, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, with her loving husband at her side.  She had resided at Fulton Manor since April of 2006. More...

People

Couple To Wed In Archbold March 4

Kayla Short, Harrisonburg, Va., and Tyler King, Pettisville, announce their engagement.  More...

Grabers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dave Graber and Elaine Short were married Jan. 14, 1960, at Pine Grove Mennonite Church, Stryker, by Rev. D. Wyse Graber. More...

Honor Students

Several area students were named to the dean’s and honors lists at Defiance College for the 2010 fall semester: Dean’s List  Treasure Bacon, Harmony Beck, Krystal Nafziger, Seth Nofziger, Archbold;  Erica King, Danielle Frey, Al More...

Opinion

Letter To The Editor

I was disappointed to see The Buckeye join the chorus of media misdirecting blame for the mass shooting in Arizona.  In the hours and days after the attack, too many journalists seem to have reported the stories they wish were true, rather than More...

We've Been Spoiled By Buehrer

Fulton County has benefited from having Steve Buehrer as our state senator.   A resident of Delta, Buehrer is an attorney in Fulton County. He and his wife own a small business in Wauseon. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001  Council learned about a proposed 60-unit development by John E. Stock, vice president, National Church Residences, Columbus.  More...