December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

DELTA ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL DIES AFTER DEC. 26 CRASH

Cory Sprow, 38, Delta, principal of the Delta Elementary School and former Delta High School boys basketball coach, died Thursday, Jan. 3, from injuries he suffered in a vehicle crash. More...

State Lost Safety Plan, Meister Says

Connecticut Tragedy Spurs Attention

The Four County Career Center submitted a safety plan to the Ohio Attorney Generaloffice, but it was lost somewhere in the AG office.  That’s what Tim Meister, FCCC superintendent, told this newspaper last week.  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

Madison Claire “Maddy” Lambert

Madison Claire “Maddy” Lambert, 9, entered the gates of Heaven on Jan. 8, 2013. More...

Cory Lynn Sprow

Cory Lynn Sprow of Delta passed away on Jan. 3, 2013, from injuries sustained in a car accident.  Born Oct. 11, 1974, in Bryan, Cory graduated from Edon High School.  Cory received a degree in elementary education from BGSU. More...

Betty J. Kimble

Betty J. Kimble, age 88, of Archbold, and formerly of Anderson, Ind., passed away Monday morning, Dec. 24, 2012, at Fountain Park Memory Care in Bryan. Posted 12.24, 10 pm More...

People

Ott Retires From Ohio Pork Board

 Chris Ott, Archbold, has retired from the Ohio Pork Producers Council Board. He served as District 1 director from 2010- 12. More...

FFA News

The Archbold FFA officer team attended the Fulton County Parliamentary Procedure contest at Evergreen High School, Wednesday, Nov. 14. More...

Pool Tournament Winners

Winners of the Dec. 10 pool tournament at Wyse Commons, Fairlawn Haven, are, from left: Dave Schaffner, first place; Tim Nofziger, second; Hank Schweinhagen, third. More...

Opinion

Ohio Turnpike

The Road Of Broken Promises

The good news is that John Kasich, governor of Ohio (R), has dropped the idea of leasing the Ohio Turnpike.  The bad news is, turnpike drivers get cheated, again.  Originally, toll collection was supposed to stop in the late 1980s once the More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002   In spite of a lower percentage of fourth grade students passing the state fourth grade reading test this year than last, Jim Selgo, elementary principal, said he’s happy with the results.  More...

Montpelier Man Dies In Crash On Christmas

A Montpelier man died in a single vehicle crash on US 20A near Milepost 2 (Co. Rd. 25), Tuesday, Dec. 25, at approximately 7:05 pm, an Ohio State Highway Patrol press release states. More...

Multi-Vehicle Accident On Ohio Turnpike

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A multi-vehicle accident between the 23- and 27-mile markers on the Ohio Turnpike occurred earlier today, Wednesday, Dec. 26.This photo was taken from the Co. Rd. 25-2 overpass.No details are currently available.-Posted 12.26, 2:35 pm More...

Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2012

Karson Loves Bathtime

Karson Laurin Longoria, the Archbold Buckeye First Baby of 2012, loves to take baths.  “He doesn’t like to get out” of the bathtub, said his mom, Erika Bennett, Archbold. More...

After 29 Years At FCHC, Patti Finn Becomes CEO

When the Fulton County Health Center Board of Directors offered Patti Finn the job of chief executive offi cer, she said yes.  Later that evening, back at home, she asked herself, “What did I say yes to?”  But she probably knew More...

 

News

County Sales Tax Tops $6.5 Million In 2012

Sales tax revenue returned to Fulton County during 2012 set a record of $6,514,973.67.  Information from the Fulton County commissioner offi ce states in December 2012, sales tax revenue returned from the Ohio Department of Taxation was $547,174 More...

New Office Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday Dec. 12, for Farm Credit Mid-America, at the future site of its new office at the northwest corner of the intersection of St. Rts. 66 and 34. More...

Hunters Harvest 471 Deer During 2012 Gun Season

Hunters in Fulton County harvested 471 white-tailed deer during both the regular and extra weekend deer-gun seasons in 2012.  The deer gun-hunting season was from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2. The extra weekend of deer-gun hunting was Dec. 15-16.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Dec. 14   8:53 am: Auto accident, 100 block Stryker St.  12:34 pm: Auto accident, N. Defiance St. at W. More...

Two Archbold Men Indicted Dec. 17

Jeremy L. Litchfield, 24, and Kevin D. Cranson, 48, both of Archbold, have been charged with crimes in indictments handed down by the Fulton County Grand Jury.  The Grand Jury met Monday, Dec. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Lisa Gilson, Swanton, and Robert Gilson, Swanton, petitioners. Dissolution.  Jared Smith, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Shairna Smith, Woodville, defendant. More...

Sports

PHS Girls Beat Fairview 59-30

Pettisville raced out to a 14-4 first quarter lead and never looked back, beating Fairview 59-30 on the road, Friday, Dec. More...

Blue Streaks Shoot Down Birds 65-40

The Bird Cage played host to the annual Fulton County boys basketball rivalry between Archbold and Pettisville, Saturday, Dec. More...

PHS Freshman Girls Fall To Wayne Trace

Wayne Trace defeated Pettisville 53-44 in freshman girls basketball, Thursday, Dec. 20. Andi Aeschliman led the Birds with 13 points.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Judy Doehrmann, worship leader; young adult praise band, song leader; Nikki Aeschliman, childrens time; special music by preschoolers; Mark and Brad Graber, Luke and Joel Wheeler, drama. Message by Steve Heatwole. More...

Organizations

ACT Archbold Community Theatre auditions for “Leaving Iowa,” Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 7-8, 7 pm, Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Comedy, need three men and three women between ages of 18-100, but cast can be expanded. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 13: Kahadija & Mustapha Latrach, Montpelier, girl. Dec. 16: Tamera & Jeremy Ames, Napoleon, girl. Dec. 18: Megan Bracamounti, Archbold, boy. Dec. 19: Kimberly & Rick Wyse, Archbold, girl. Dec. More...