December 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Security Plans In Place At Archbold, Pettisville Schools

A 20-year-old man from Newtown, Conn., woke up Friday, Dec. 14, and started the day by shooting and killing his mother. More...

No Buckeye On Jan. 2

The Archbold Buckeye will not publish a Jan. 2, 2013 issue.  The Buckeye office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, through Tuesday, Jan. 1. Normal operations will resume Wednesday, Jan. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Richard F. Hasselschwert

Richard F. Hasselschwert, age 86, of Wauseon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center.  Prior to his retirement he had been the manager and buyer for the Charles Co. More...

Stacy Lee Vereecke

Stacy Lee Vereecke, age 46, of Archbold, passed away Dec. 17, 2012, after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.  He was born on May 27, 1966, to Richard and Sonja (Randall) Vereecke, in Wauseon. More...

Public Record

Man Sentenced In Case Of Stolen Grave Markers

William Delaney, 39, rural Delta, who was found to have been in possession of bronze grave markers stolen from Wauseon cemeteries, has been sentenced.  He was sentenced to two years of community control and 61 days in the Corrections Center of N More...

Diesel Fuel Stolen

William R. Overmier, 55, Archbold, told police on Wednesday, Dec. 12, that someone had stolen diesel fuel from a dump truck owned by Viking Trucking, Ridgeville Corners.  More...

Wauseon Man Struck, Killed

Dariel Morales, 22, Wauseon, was pronounced dead Friday morning, Dec. More...

Sports

Bryan Tops Streaks In League Opener

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League race kicked off Thursday, Dec. More...

Blue Streaks Top Tigers

Under Paul Wayne, Hol-gate head boys basketball coach, the Tigers (1-4) have relied on defensive ball con-trol and team discipline. For decades, Wayne’s formula has been a proven success. More...

AHS Girls Defend Clinic Classic Title

The Archbold girls basketball team survived a scare from Tinora to win its second straight Defiance Clinic Classic title, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Defiance High School.  After beating Ayersville 51-36 in the tournament semifinal, Monday, Dec. More...

Religion

Kern Retiring From St. John Lutheran After 38 Years

When Dale Kern retires from his role as pastor of St. More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Trey Sonnenberg, worship leader; Bev Nelson, Marcia Cody, worship team, music leader, special music, “Emmanuel;” Deb Neuenschwander, children’s message. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 7: Natalie & Jeremy Shirkey, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 8: Christina & Jeremy Achinger, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 11: Ashley & Zach Franz, Wauseon, boy. Dec. 12: Jennifer Clendenin, Wauseon, boy. More...

Breaking News - 12/18/2012 7:00 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY - Free Access

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST  THURSDAY TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY... More...

Second Graders Tell Christmas Story

Archbold second grade students performed their Christmas musical, “Once Upon A Starry Night,” last night, Tuesday. The show tells the story from the viewpoint of the stars. More...

No Turnpike Lease

Sell Bonds Against Revenues Instead

The plan of John Kasich, Ohio governor (R), to raise cash from the Ohio Turnpike to do other road projects makes remarkably few changes to the current operation of the toll road. He announced his plan Thursday morning, Dec. 13, in Toledo. More...

School Board Hires Substitute Principal

Megan Nafziger, Archbold, was named the substitute principal at Archbold Elementary School by the Archbold Area School Board at its Monday, Dec. 17 meeting.  Nafziger started her job Monday. More...

 

News

Nu-Arch Lanes Closes; For Sale

Nu-Arch Lanes, Archbold, closed Tuesday, Dec. More...

School Board Cuts Down List Of Candidates For Superintendent Position

Jon Lugbill, Archbold Area School Board president, said the board is “whittling down” the list of 20 candidates for the post of permanent Archbold Area School District superintendent.  “We are trying to be prudent and thorough More...

Going Up

Above: It takes two cranes, one big, and one bigger, to lift the 85-foot long blades of the Pettisville School District wind turbine into place. The blades were delivered Thursday, Dec. More...

People

Couple To Wed In Key West, Fla.

Roger and Sharon Frey, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Joy, Chicago, Ill., to Augusto San Martin, Chicago, Ill., son of Marta Varela Kohan, Geneva, Switzerland, and Alejandro San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  More...

Couple To Marry In Bryan, Dec. 23

Larry and Carol Robinson, Archbold, and David and Tracy Knisely, Fayette, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Kelsi Ann Robinson and Kristoffer David Knisely.  The bride-elect will graduate in Spring 2013 from Defian More...

Gericke, Smith To Wed Dec. 29

Tony and Tracey Gericke, rural Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Britney, Valparaiso, Ind., to Shane Smith, son of Dwayne and Gennelle Smith, Chesterton, Ind.  More...

Opinion

Giving The Gift Of Life

With Christmas less than one week away, area residents had the opportunity to give the greatest gift of all– the gift of life.  Almost 1,000 persons had their cheeks swabbed and registered to become potential bone marrow donors in a bone m More...

Letter To The Editor

Even prior to news of the recent vandalism of the Festival of Lights displays by two boys, Archbold Boy Scouts Troop 63 had approached the Park Board about a proposed service project.  The boys of Troop 63, aged 12-17, arranged to check and repl More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002   Council voted unanimously to increase water and sewage rates 2 percent effective Jan. 1, 2003.  School board granted A. Jean Stamm, treasurer, a raise of $2,500 for 2003. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Fruit Kebabs And Dip

Variety of fruits (bananas, strawberries, pineapple) Wooden skewers 1 (8-ounce) cup vanilla yogurt 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 jar marshmallow cream 1 small container whipped topping  Cut fruit into bite-sized pieces and alter More...