October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

The Great Pumpkins

Hundreds of area residents attended the annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, Friday, Oct. 5, at Pettisville High School. More...

Two PHS Seniors Earn Honors In National Merit Program

For Alex Roth and Matthew Storrer, Pettisville High School seniors, being named commended students by the National Merit Scholarship Program was no big deal.  The two earned the honor by scoring in the top 5% of those who took the Preliminary SA More...

County Commissioners Look Into Supplying Napoleon With Water

Fulton County Commissioners are exploring the possibility of creating a countywide water district, which might include water service to the City of Napoleon.  The Fulton County examination into a countywide water district began after the City of More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Mary Ellyn Blank

Mary Ellyn Blank, age 78, of Wauseon, Ohio, passed away in her home on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, after a lengthy illness.  She was surrounded by family and friends as she made her way to her eternal home in heaven.  Mrs. More...

Florence A. Roth

Florence A. Roth, age 93, of Archbold, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, early Sunday morning, Oct. More...

Wilmer “Bill” Short

Wilmer “Bill” Short, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2012, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Dec. 22, 1915, near Archbold, the son of Ezra and Mary (Wyse) Short, and married L. More...

People

Horsts Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Elvin and Brenda Horst, rural Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Elvin Horst and Brenda King were married Oct. 20, 1962, at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold, by Rev. More...

Babcock, Gors To Wed Oct. 13

Albert and Sandra Babcock, Jr., Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole, to Craig Gors, son of William and Lynn Gors, Archbold.  More...

Grandparents Visit

Cathy Avery, Archbold, watches as her grandson, Brooks Behnfeldt, an Archbold fifth grader, shows her a writing project during Grandparents Day, Friday, Oct 5, at Archbold Middle School.– photo More...

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The Cornerstone Of Your Community

The Archbold Buckeye has been the cornerstone of our community since 1905. That’s 107 years of reporting about local schools, local government, and local people.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002   Marilyn Rufenacht Yoder is the 2002 Archbold Citizen of the Year.  The written nomination wrote of her dedication to family, church, community, and the greater world community.  More...

Breaking News - 10/9/2012 7:00 PM

AHS Girls Soccer Team Wins 2nd Straight NWOAL Title

The Archbold girls soccer team defeated Liberty Center 12-0, Thursday, Oct. 11, to win its second straight NWOAL title.The Streaks finish the season 13-3, 4-0 in the NWOAL.-Posted 10.12, 10 am More...

Notice To Our Print Readers - Free Access

To readers of our print edition:  Due to a error made by our printer, page 11 in the Oct. 10, 2012 print edition of the Archbold Buckeye is from Sept. 12, 2012. More...

Enrollment Down 3.9% At Pettisville Schools

The number of students enrolled in the Pettisville Local School District is down about 4%.  The Pettisville school board reviewed preliminary enrollment figures during its Monday, Oct 8 meeting.  More...

Basselman Studies Medicine, CSI, Auto Design At Summer Scholars Program

Zach Basselman, a 12- year-old sixth grader at Pettisville Elementary School, studied a little medicine, did some crime scene investigation, and took part in automotive design and engineering last summer.  His favorite part was the crime scene w More...

 

News

County Unemployment Drops 1.1% In August

Just as fast as the Fulton County unemployment rate shot up from 7.1% in June to 7.8% in July, it dropped to 6.7% in August.  For the last few years, unemployment has spiked in July. More...

Mixed Reviews From ‘12 Harvest

As Fulton County farmers begin harvesting their drought-damaged 2012 crops, reports from the fields are mixed.  Eric Richer, Fulton County agriculture extension agent, said Monday county farmers were expecting the worst, but are reporting &ldquo More...

Quality Problems Delay Wind Turbine Blades

Problems at the Indiana company that is manufacturing the blades for the Archbold and Pettisville school district wind turbines are delaying the project.  Steve Switzer, Pettisville superintendent, told school board members at their Monday, Oct. More...

Public Record

Man Gets Year In Prison For Wyse House Burglary

Cordell E. More...

Car Window Smashed

Katie Marie Stanford, 20, rural Archbold, reported the rear window of her car was smashed with a brick between 4:30 and 11:45 am, Sunday, Sept. 30.  The vehicle was parked at 402 South Defiance Street where the damage occurred. More...

Theft Foiled?

A theft from a South Defi- ance Street home may have been foiled by a barking dog and a homeowner.  Thomas Clark, 43, 114 South Defiance Street, told police Sunday morning, Sept. 30, he heard a dog bark outside sometime between 2 and 2:30 am. More...

Sports

Soccer Sectional Tourney Pairings

Tournament sites and pairings for Division III soccer tournaments:  Archbold (12-3) received the top seed in the Div. III girls sectional tournament at Swanton High School. More...

Div. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn.  Defiance hosts the Div. III sectional tournament, where Archbold (19-2) received the number one seed. More...

Blue Streaks Top Panthers 37-8

Archbold upped its record to 6-1, 4-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 37-8 win over visiting Delta, Friday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: World Communion Sunday. Prelude; Jesse Kahler, worship leader; Vicki Gramling, offertory. Message, “Shattering the Status Quo,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 28: Jennifer & Christopher Smith, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 29: Sarah Karr, Napoleon, girl. Oct. 2: Leteisha & Roman Canales, Wauseon, boy; Jolie & Erik Heberling, Archbold, twins (boy & girl). More...

CARD OF THANKS

Thank you for your prayers and acts of kindness shown to Rex and I since the accident. We are especially grateful for the help of the Clancy Foor family at the scene and the quick response and care from the Archbold EMS. Rex and Dorothy Short 10 More...