April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Power Problem Knocks Out Wind Turbine, Transformer

The Archbold Area School District wind turbine was turning again yesterday, Tuesday, after being out of service about five days.  Aaron Rex, superintendent, said a problem with Toledo Edison’s supply of electricity to the school during a s More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Claudette Snyder-Dion

Claudette Snyder-Dion was born on April 22, 1935 at home in rural Pettisville, and passed away on April 23, 2013, after battling an aggressive cancer this past year.  She was a daughter of Claude V. More...

Beth Anne Neuenschwander

Beth Anne Neuenschwander, age 51, of Archbold, met her Savior face to face in the early hours of Friday, April 19, 2013, at Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers in Bryan following a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born Dec. More...

Blanche M. Nafziger

Blanche M. More...

People

Metzger, Stuckey To Wed May 31

John and Colleen Metzger, Green, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Levi Stuckey, Chagrin, son of Brian and Lori Aeschliman, Archbold, and the late Andrew Stuckey.  The bride-elect received a bachelor’s degree in s More...

AHS Artists Honored

Anna Pole and Grace Garza, Archbold High School seniors, displayed pieces at the Black Swamp Arts Council “Best of Fulton County High School Art Show,” April 12-20, at the Northwest State More...

Area Students Inducted Into NSCC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Several area students were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Northwest State Community College:  Christa Beery, Amy Miller, Lyndsey Rupp, and Rebecca Short, Archbold; Kristen Runyon, Fayette; and Patrick L More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. More...

Births

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CARD OF THANKS

We wish to express our deepest gratitude to all our friends and neighbors for flowers, food, cards of sympathy and memorials sent for Paul R. Short. A special thanks to the Fulton County Health Center hospital staff, Dr. More...

Drug Tests Proposed By AHS Students

Students in the Advanced Placement government classes at AHS argued for random drug testing for students involved in extracurricular activities and mandatory volunteer service at the Monday, April 15 Archbold Area School Board meeting.  The scho More...

Fricke, Brink, Gerig Released On Own Recognizance

Archbold Elevator Collapse

The three men charged with crimes in connection with the financial collapse of the Archbold Elevator are currently free on their own recognizance.  More...

Tri-Flo Rezoning Goes To Council

The Archbold Planning Commission voted 3-1, Monday, April 22, with one member abstaining, to recommend rezoning two properties on the east side from residential to business.  APC recommended the change in zoning for Tri- Flo, Inc., in spite of c More...

 

News

AHS March 2013 Power Bill Down 71% Thanks To Wind Turbine

The Archbold Area School district electricity bill for the high school dropped 71.1%, or about $6,400, during March, the first full month the district wind turbine was in operation.  That’s what Christine Ziegler, district treasurer, told More...

Village Council Hikes Water Rates April 15

Archbold Village Council approved increasing water rates for village customers by about 1%, said Kathy Rupp, village finance director.  Council took the action at its Monday, April 15 meeting.  Council increased the “readiness to ser More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

April 12   10:54 am: Direct traffic for funeral procession, 500 block N. Defiance St.  7:13 pm: Citation to Ralph Rupp, 32, Archbold, driving while license suspended, 2000 block S. More...

Several Persons Indicted April 15

The Fulton County Grand Jury returned indictments against nine persons, Monday, April 15.  Charges against three of those indicted were detailed in last week’s issue of this newspaper.  Others indicted:   More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Fannie Mae, Grand Rapids, Mich., plaintiff vs Lance Rogers, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure.  JP Morgan Chase, Columbus, plaintiff vs Ernest Robinson, Wauseon, defendant. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Third At Napoleon Invite

The Archbold boys track team won six events and finished third at the Napoleon Wildcat Track & Field Invitational, Saturday, April 20.  Eastwood won the boys meet, while New Haven (Ind.) was second.  In the girls meet, Archbold finished More...

AHS Softball Wins Three Nailbiters, Moves To 12-1

The Archbold softball team won three straight close decisions and defeated Findlay 9-2 to cap off a 4-0 week on the diamond last week.  Archbold defeated Northwest Ohio Athletic League rival Evergreen 4-3 at Evergreen, Monday, April 15, and beat More...

AHS Baseball Drops Two To Perrysburg

The Archbold baseball team picked up a Northwest Ohio Athletic League win over Evergreen but dropped its first two games of the season in a doubleheader to Perrysburg to stand 9-2 on the season. More...

Opinion

Truth And Facts Serve The Public

Some citizens have questioned the decisions of the staff of the Archbold Buckeye in connection with the criminal cases filed against William L. “Bill” Fricke and others stemming from the financial collapse of the Archbold Elevator.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 16, 2003   The village of Archbold will receive $63,210 in grant money to build a boat-docking ramp at one of the two reservoirs.  Total cost is estimated at approximately $84,280, and will include a loca More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Cinnamon Sugar Spread  1/2 (7.5-ounce) container spreadable butter & canola oil blend 3 tablespoons powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon  Combine all ingredients with an electric mixer until blended. More...