February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Blizzard Preparation

Archbold Street Department workers were busy removing piles of snow from the historic downtown district Tuesday morning, Feb. 1. More...

Proposed St. Rt. 66 Alternative Can’t Use Domersville Road

Defiance County Commissioners put the brakes on plans to turn Co. Rd. 24 in Fulton and Henry counties, plus Domersville Rd. in Defi ance County, into an alternate to St. Rt. More...

Archbold School Levy On Ballot

The Archbold Area School Board passed the final resolution to place a renewal of the $1.1-million emergency operating levy on the May 3 primary election ballot.  The vote came during a special meeting, Wednesday, Jan. More...

Trustees Okay Fire Truck Levy

German Township Trustees voted to place a six-tenths of one mill (.6) five-year levy on the May 3 spring primary election ballot for fire equipment.  The bulk of the money will go to purchase a new pumper truck for the Archbold Fire Department, More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marvin H. Nagel

Marvin H. Nagel, 73, of Union City, Mich., passed away Jan. 31, 2011, at the Community Health Center of Branch County.–Posted 2.2, 4:18 pm More...

Allen Daniel Gnagey

Allen Daniel Gnagey, 84, died peacefully Jan. 30, 2011, at his home in Archbold, with the close support of family and caregivers.  Allen is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna Sauder Gnagey. More...

Kathileen Lucille (Grime) Baer

Kathileen Lucille (Grime) Baer, 88, Archbold, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center.  Kathileen was born on Dec. 11, 1922, in Henry County, Ohio. More...

Sports

Streaks Hand Wauseon Fifth Straight Loss

Behind a balanced scoring attack, Archbold rebounded from a disappointing loss to Defiance to drop Wauseon, its Northwest Ohio Athletic League counterpart, 50-41, Friday, Jan. More...

Defiance Hands AHS Boys First Defeat

Defiance, ranked 15th in Division II boys basketball by the Associated Press, roared into town, Tuesday, Jan. 25 and handed Archbold its first loss of the season, 48-27.  Archbold, ranked number one last week in Div. More...

AHS Beats Wauseon, Leads NWOAL Race

Archbold led almost the entire way in its 54-44 Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls basketball victory over Wauseon, Thursday, Jan. 27 at The Thunderdome.  The win puts the Streaks (13-3) atop the league along with a 6-1 record. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: prelude; offertory, This City Is Yours, youth band. Message, “Tentmakers,” Dave Nafziger, Dennis Piva. Second service: praiselude; offertory and message same as first service.  More...

Six Prize Winners At Bible Quiz Meets

The third Bible Quiz, Sunday, Jan. 30, featured a split meet, with six churches going to Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren and five going to Tedrow Mennonite.  More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Jan. 15: Shanna Graber, Napoleon, boy; Laura & Alan Leininger, Fayette, boy; Heather & Michael Riley, Pettisville, girl.   More...

FULTON COUNTY NO LONGER UNDER SNOW EMERGENCY

FULTON COUNTY IS NO LONGER UNDER A SNOW EMERGENCY.–Updated 2.4, 8:32 AM More...

Archbold Buckeye print version running late - Free Access

Because of the blizzard that hit Archbold, Tuesday night, Feb. 1, the print edition was not delivered to Archbold until early this afternoon. Papers were delivered to newsstands Wednesday afternoon. More...

Morenci Police Chief: Missing Boys Case Now Murder Investigation

Developing Story

Larry Weeks, Morenci, Mich., police chief, announced Tuesday, Feb. 1, he is investigating the case of the three missing children from his community as a murder.–Posted 2.2, 4:30 pm More...

Alianna Gabriella Gonzales

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of The Year

Alianna Gabriella Gonzales, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2011, already has a pair of lucky numbers: 10 and 18.  The daughter of Mary Zamora and Richard Gonzales, Archbold, Alianna was born at 10:18 p.m. on Jan. More...

Use Inflatable Mannequins To Teach CPR

Cheney Passionate About CPR As Life- Saving Skill

When Ryan Holdgreve, Archbold High School health and physical education teacher, asked Rod Cheney to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid in his classes last fall, Cheney introduced a new tool for the job.   More...

Archbold Actors Lead “Odd Couple”

Two Archbold Community Theatre veterans will handle the leading roles in the Archbold Community Theatre production of the comedy, “The Odd Couple.” Steve Van Sickle, Archbold, plays the role of Oscar Madison, the easygoing but slovenly gu More...

 

News

Jeff Short Named To Coaching Hall Of Fame

Jeff Short, an Archbold native and 1982 Archbold High School graduate, will be inducted into the Northeast Baseball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2011.  Short and two other coaches, Jeff Keck, Vermillion, and Cl More...

National Honor Society Induction

Thirteen students were recently inducted into Middle row: Meg Short, Kaihle Sauder, Emily the National Honor Society at Archbold High Grisier, Lauren Stuckey, Sierra Nofziger. Third School. More...

Archbold Area Foundation Officers

Officers of the Archbold Area Foundation for and Rachel Kinsman. Not pictured: Paul 2011 are, front row, from left: Karlin Wyse, Reichert, Jeff Fryman, and Artie Short. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 23-25 No reports.  Jan. 26  4:55 pm: Telephone scam, Monterey Court, advised not to respond to caller or to give personal information. Jan. 27  9:37 pm: Domestic violence, East Gardens, arrested one subject.  More...

Man Arrested For Domestic Violence

Rodney Bunce, Archbold, is currently free on his own recognizance after he was arrested on a charge of domestic violence stemming from a Thursday night, Jan. More...

Downtown Bollard Victimized Again

Less than two weeks after a semi mowed down a lighted bollard at the intersection of North Defiance and Stryker streets, it happened again.  More...

Opinion

Money Issues Fill Ballot

When Archbold area voters go to the polls on May 3 for the spring primary election, they will find a ballot full of property tax levies. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001 More...

OLD PHOTO CORNER

Thirty-three years ago, the Blizzard of 1978 dumped almost 22 inches of snow in four days. The storm started Wednesday afternoon January 25. A 70-mile-per-hour wind howled in from the west and blasted Archbold for 12-14 hours on Thursday. More...