March 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Turnpike Bonds Part Of Transportation Budget

Legislation Arrives On Desk Of Governor Tuesday

After a few details are wrapped up, the legislation that allows the sale of bonds against future revenues of the Ohio Turnpike will become law. The Ohio House and Senate have approved a twoyear transportation budget. More...

Speed Limit On Interstates Goes Up To 70 mph July 1

Motorists on Ohio interstate highways could shave a few minutes off their travel times, as the speed limits on portions of the roads are set to go up. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Sharon “Sue” Breier

Sharon “Sue” Breier, age 68, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday morning, March 26, 2013, in her home. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a machinist for over 40 years for ITT Higbie in Archbold. Sue was born in Pekin, Ill., on Jan. More...

Robert J. “Bob” Beck

Robert J. “Bob” Beck, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, March 23, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Aug. More...

Tomasita Jaramillo Rodriguez

Tomasita Jaramillo Rodriguez, 96, went peacefully to be with the Lord on March 19, 2013. She was a longtime resident of Archbold and member of Templo Cristiano. She was born on Jan. 31, 1917, in Rancho Las Delicias, Gral. Terán, N. L, México. More...

People

Pettisville Students Earn Spot At State Science Day

Seven Pettisville students participated in The Ohio Academy of Science District Science Day at The University of Toledo, Saturday, March 23. More...

Local Cub Scout Earns Rare Award

Levi Baus, 10, Archbold, is a member of a rare group of Cub Scouts. More...

Spirit Of Giving

Maddie Short, an Archbold High School senior, was one of many who donated blood during an American Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by the AHS Student Council, Wednesday, March 20. More...

Religion

Huge Bible Quiz Invitational Held

Youthful enthusiasm abounded at the 72-team Bible Quiz Invitational at Pettisville School, Saturday and Sunday, March 23-24. More...

Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; Andy Brodbeck, AD Mendoza, financial update; “Take My Life,” worship team offertory. Message, “Gardens: Eden,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Breakfast Fun

Katie Wanemacher, Archbold, and daughter Tatum, 2, pose for a photo during Breakfast With The Easter Bunny, Saturday, March 23 at Ruihley Park.– photo by David Pugh More...

Breaking News - 3/29/2013 9:24 AM

Fort Wayne Man Critically Injured When Car Hits Semi

Accident Occurred At US 6 near St. Rt. 66 in Williams County

A 20-year-old Fort Wayne, Ind., man was seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a commercial tractor-trailer Thursday evening, March 28. More...

Archbold Schools Honored For Commitment To Music

The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has recognized the Archbold Area School District with its “Best Community For Music Education” designation. More...

Graber, McCoy Spend Spring Break Ministering In NYC

New Yorkers may be famous for their standoffish attitudes, but Archbold youth, in the city to perform Christian service, found that once engaged in conversation, city dwellers are friendly– even grateful. More...

News

FFA News

Taylor Kruse of the Pettisville FFA is the 2013 Pettisville FFA Alumni college scholarship recipient. The scholarship is given to a Pettisville FFA member to use in his or her continuing studies of agriculture. More...

Elementary Students Read for 53,000 Minutes

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold Elementary School principal, reported elementary students read for a combined 53,249 minutes (more than 887 hours). More...

Village Council Takes Next Water Plant Project Step

Archbold Village Council took the next step toward an addition to the Archbold Water Treatment Plant at its Monday, March 18 meeting. Council approved the sale of one-year notes to raise $1.9 million. More...

Public Record

Local Woman Charged With Domestic Violence

Mary E. Fillman, 28, Archbold, faces a domestic violence charge in Fulton County Western District Court, after being arrested by Archbold police, Saturday, March 16. More...

Archbold Woman Indicted On Theft, Forgery Charges

Shannon D. Torok, 20, Archbold, has been indicted on two counts of theft and six counts of forgery by the Fulton County Grand Jury. Scott A. More...

Woman Struck, Killed By Train

Lisa Sawyers, 44, Ida, Mich., died after she was struck by a train late Tuesday morning, March 26. Fulton County sheriff deputies and rescue units were called to the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing at Co. Rd. FG in York Township about 11:51 am. More...

Sports

Archbold Track Ready To Race Into Action

With the arrival of spring, track season is here for Archbold and Dina Gladieux, third-year head coach. More...

Blue Streak Softball Returns Five Letterwinners

Joe Frank is in his 11th year at the helm of the Archbold softball team, and after a 23-8 record last season (238-70 overall), he looks to five returning letterwinners to continue the tradition. More...

Seven Return For Archbold Baseball

Dick Selgo, Archbold head baseball coach, enters his fifth year at the helm of the Blue and Gold with seven letterwinners returning from a squad that finished 16-13, 4-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League last year. More...

Opinion

Archbold Schools Among Best In Nation In Music Education

In spite of all the financial difficulties suffered by the Archbold Area School District, hard work by teachers, students, staff, administrators, and parents continues to shine through. More...

Keep It Lovely

When you think about it, it seems disgraceful not to keep the town in peak condition, every day of the year. When visitors say our farmsteads are beautiful, our business district is beautiful, our residential areas are beautiful... More...

Letter

Letter to the Editor: In recent issues of the Buckeye, I have seen items on fire insurance rates being too high for our village. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa 3/4 cup low-fat milk, heated Pinch of sea salt Whipped cream, caramel syrup and cocoa (optional) 1 envelope milk chocolate hot cocoa mix 1 to 2 tablespoons caramel syrup Pour milk into large mug. More...