October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman Named "Archbold" Visits

A woman whose family background includes several Archbolds visited Archbold, Ohio, for the first time recently. Frances Archbold Hufty Leidy visited Archbold, Monday, Sept. 19, stopping at the office of this newspaper. More...

Trick Or Treat

Officials in Archbold, Ridgeville, and Pettisville have set Trick-Or-Treat hours for Monday, Oct. 31. Planning is underway for an Archbold Parks & Recreation Slightly Haunted Hayride. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Robert W. Nyce, M.D.

July 24, 1926-Sept. 28, 2011

Robert Wynne Nyce, M.D., 85, formerly of Fayette, died early Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born on July 24, 1926, in Souderton, Pa., to the late Wynne J. and Grace (Nice) Nyce. He married Ruth O. More...

Alta M. Schrock

Alta M. Schrock, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Sept. 29, 2011, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. She was born April 27, 1913, near Archbold, the daughter of Frank and Ada (Schmucker) Roth. More...

Trasey Kim (Reed) Newlove

Trasey Kim (Reed) Newlove, age 51, of Wauseon, peacefully passed into her heavenly home on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at the Fulton County Health Center. More...

People

Balloon Hats

Madison Roth, 9, left, and her friend Elee Kammeyer, 10, Archbold, play with balloon hats and animals during the Archbold Fall Festival, Saturday, Sept. 24. More...

Earn Degrees

Brooks Wagler, Archbold, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass media-communcation during 2011 summer commencement exercises at the University of Akron. A 2006 graduate of Archbold High School, he is the son of Tim and Sherry, Archbold. ------ More...

Present Dictionaries

Lou Levy, president of the Archbold Rotary Club, shows Archbold third graders a dictionary, which were given to each student. The books were handed out Friday, Sept. 16.– photo by David Pugh More...

Opinion

Newspapers Endure

Archbold Buckeye Committed To Local News Now And In The Future

This is National Newspaper Week, when the unique role newspapers play in America is celebrated. The demise of the newspaper has been predicted for decades. Yet, newspapers still exist. Why is that? More...

Bruce Goodwin Run Over By John Kasich Bus

When John Kasich became governor, he uttered one of his most famous quotes, which was along the lines of “get on the Kasich bus or get run over by it, and I’m not kidding.” Bruce Goodwin, state representative, now bears the tire tra More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001 Tony D. Damon, formerly of Archbold, was named CEO of SSOE, Inc., Toledo. More...

Gerald Grain Buys Archbold Elevator

Gerald Grain Center is the winning bidder for Archbold Elevator, agreeing to pay $2.38 million for the grain elevator and feed mill businesses. More...

Ed Nofziger Is Citizen Of Year

Ed Nofziger, the 2011 Archbold Citizen of the Year, doesn’t really see a need to retire. The owner of Haas Door in Wauseon, he enjoys driving his own semi to deliver overhead garage door parts and visit with his customers. More...

ConAgra Optimistic; Possible Interest In Vacant Buildings

Leaders at the Archbold ConAgra plant are optimistic about the future. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told members of Archbold Village Council the Archbold facility had recently recaptured some business from another plant. More...

News

Mom, Son Do The Chicken Dance

Toni Babcock and her son Mason, 9, an Archbold fourth grader, do the “Chicken Dance” during the Mother-Son Dance at Archbold Elementary School, Friday evening, Sept. 30. More...

Vendors Happy With 2011 Farmers Markets

Vendors who offered produce during the 2011 Archbold Farmers Markets were happy with their results, said Amy Krueger, Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce assistant administrator. “The vendors are very pleased. More...

Short, Spohler Named To Village Boards

Archbold Village Council named two persons to village boards during its Monday, Oct. 3 meeting. Lonnie Short, Archbold, was named to the tree committee. He replaces his father, Cal, who resigned after many years of service. More...

Public Record

Boy Arrested On Theft Charge

A 13-year-old Archbold boy was arrested and transported to the Four County Juvenile Detention, Training, and Rehabilitation Center after allegedly stealing $14. More...

Trespassing, Vandalism Reports Filed With APD

Reports of vandalism and criminal trespassing were filed with Archbold police recently. Sometime between 8 am, Monday, Sept. More...

Fire Department Answers Call To ConAgra Plant

The Archbold Fire Department responded to a Thursday morning, Sept. 29, fire call, but did not need to fight a fire. AFD was called to the ConAgra plant about 6:27 am to a fire in the noodle room, where deep-frying noodles takes place. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Drop Locomotives 34-12

The Archbold Blue Streaks traveled to Montpelier, Friday, Sept. 30 and left the Locos stinging with their sixth loss of the season, 34-12. Archbold raised its record to 5-1, 3-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. More...

Tackle!

The Blue Streak defense tackles an Apache in Archbold's nonleague football game with Fairview, Friday, Sept. 9.– photo by Scott Schultz More...

No Three-Peat For AHS At Streak Spiketacular

Kidron Central Christian denied Archbold a third straight Streak Spiketacular volleyball championship, Saturday, Oct. 1. Archbold has won the invitational nine times since it began in 1995, while the Comets have now won seven times. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Freedom CD, offertory. Message, “Jesus: Only One Who Can Set Souls Free,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Visit Sauder Village

Kalleigh Fry rolls a hoop while Emily Walker plays The Game of Graces, which involves using sticks to toss a hoop. Archbold second graders visited Sauder Village, Monday, Oct. 3, for Pioneer Day. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Monday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest State Community College, 22600 St. Rt. 34, Archbold; Tuesday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. More...