January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Decision On School Tax Levy Tonight

The Archbold School Board will make the final decision to ask voters to renew a $1.1-million emergency property tax levy in the May 3 primary election. Board members took the first step to that goal at a special meeting, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Fire Truck Levy On May Ballot?

Bruce Lauber, president of the German Township Trustees, said the trustees will ask voters to approve a new property tax levy to purchase a new fire truck for the Archbold Fire Department.  The trustees have scheduled two special meetings for to More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Onnolee R. Knapp

Onnolee R. Knapp, age 81, of Archbold, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.–Posted 1.30, 2:06 pm More...

Marlin D. Rufenacht

Marlin D. Rufenacht, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 16  2:35 pm: Juveniles near and on road, 400 block S. Defiance St., spoke to parents. Jan. 17  1:01 am: Suspicious person, 500 block Haven Dr., checked area, no one around.  More...

Western District Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic  Patrick L. Armstrong, Wauseon, disobeyed traffic signal, Fulton St. More...

Archbold Woman Indicted Monday

Brandi K. Beltz, 18, Archbold, was indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on a single count of possession of heroin.  The grand jury met Monday, Jan. More...

Sports

AHS Defends Chuck Forward Duals Title

Cowell Gets 150th Win

Archbold captured the 2011 Chuck Forward Duals, Saturday, Jan 22, at Archbold High School with a perfect 5-0 record.  It was the second straight year the Streaks won the 12- team tourney.  Jordan Cowell, an AHS junior, picked up his 150th c More...

Streaks Split Quad Meet

Archbold split its final Northwest Ohio Athletic League quad wrestling meet of the season, Thursday, Jan 20, when the Streaks hosted Wauseon, Patrick Henry, and Bryan.  The Streaks defeated PH 63-11, but lost to the Indians 40-26. More...

Streaks Drop PH, Up Record To 14-0

Archbold kept its record perfect with a 51-37 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory over visiting Patrick Henry (7-4, 3-1 NWOAL), Friday, Jan. More...

Commissioners Discuss Rd. 24 Upgrade Today

UPDATE: Domersville Road Off Limits As St. Rt. 66 Alternative

Commissioners from Fulton, Defiance, and Henry Counties agreed to pursue the possibility of making Co. Rd. 24 in Fulton and Henry counties an alternative to St. Rt. 66.–Updated 1.26, 4 pm More...

Parents Talk About Impact Of Sex Abuse

Couple's Daughter Victimized

(Editor’s Note: This is an interview with the parents of a teen daughter who was a victim of sexual abuse, and was under the legal age of consent at the time. They were granted anonymity to protect their daughter’s identity.)   More...

Drum Line Puts On A Show

Members of Four Count Percussion put on a show in the Archbold High School gym during the Friday, Jan. 21, AHS boys basketball game against Patrick Henry. More...

 

News

Pettisville House Fire

A firefighter crouches near the front door of the home of Tony and Chelsea Eash, 172 Main St., Pettisville, as smoke billows out Monday night, Jan. 24. More...

Archbold Mayor, Council Posts Up For Election In 2011

School Board, Township Trustee Positions Also Up For Grabs

Three seats on Archbold Village Council, two positions in German Township, and two posts on the Archbold Area School Board are among those up for election in 2011. Also up for election is the mayor of Archbold position. More...

Colds, Flu Have Small Impact On Schools

There have been stories that both a flu-like illness and a nasty head cold have been making the rounds.  Local school officials contacted by this newspaper say they’ve heard of the illnesses, but so far, it has not caused a serious spike i More...

People

Free Throw Winners

  The Archbold Knights of Columbus free-throw shooting contest was Saturday, Jan. 15. Winners advancing to the district, Sunday, Feb. More...

Fulton County Gathering In Fla.

The annual Fulton County reunion for Florida snowbirds is Wednesday, Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m., at Duff’s Buffet, Bradenton, Fla. More...

Earn Degrees

Two students from Archbold graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind., on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010. Benjamin Bucklew earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree in accounting. More...

Opinion

Letter To The Editor

In his recent letter regarding the shooting in Tucson, Chad Baus expressed his displeasure with The Buckeye and other media for their focusing on the evil of guns and not even mentioning the name of the real culprit in this horrible tragedy, Jared Lo More...

Family Justice Center Receives Support

County individuals and civic organizations rallied around the Fulton County Family Justice Center in time of great need.  The Center provides vital support services to those who are victims of violent crimes, including domestic violence and sexu More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001  County commissioners would like a .5% increase in the county sales tax to fund full-time paramedics. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  More...

High Scoring Quizzers At Second Meet

At the second Bible Quiz meet of the season, Sunday, Jan. 23, 24 youth quizzed out in all their matches, answering three questions correctly per match. More...

Clark Is January Kid Of The Month At Fairlawn

Belle Clark is the January Kid of the Month at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.   She has been one of the Kids That Care for over two years. More...