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ACT: From Nomadic Thespians To Shows In Its Own Building

In the world of the theatre, there are special lights called “can lights.”  A form of spotlight, they look like empty cans with an opening on one end.  In the early days of Archbold Community Theatre, can lights were literally m More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Phillip D. Short

Phillip D. Short, age 61, of Archbold, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Friday morning, July 26, 2013. Phillip was born on March 27, 1952, in Flannigan, Ill., the son of E. Dean and Phyllis (Fluckinger) Short. More...

Leo R. Yoder

Leo R. Yoder, age 95 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.  He was born on Oct. 2, 1917, in Johnson County, Iowa, a son of the late Joe D. and Annie P. (Yoder) Yoder. More...

Ralph Nafziger

Ralph Dean Nafziger, age 67, died suddenly on July 15, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn.  He was born July 16, 1945, the son of Earl and Blanche Nafziger, Wauseon.  Ralph was a high school mathematics teacher in Ft. More...

People

Creative

Moriah Reichert, 16, standing, a counselor at the Black Swamp Arts Council Creative Arts Camp, watches as Peyton Karjcarski, 11, Archbold, selects a pen to use on her two-dimensional art project. More...

Tighten Up

Lukas Rodriguez tightens a bracket on a picnic table while Isaac Burkholder looks on. More...

Kara Goldsmith Earns Wings

Kara Goldsmith, AHS ‘08, and a 2012 Bowling Green State University graduate, received her wings on July 16 in Phoenix, Ariz., after completing flight attendant training with US Airways.  She is currently based in Washington, D.C., at Reaga More...

Opinion

Meth: Not Welcome Here

Recently, it has come to light that methamphetamine, a drug of abuse, is allegedly being manufactured in the village.  There are many recreational drugs out there, and all can damage the human body, but few have the destructive potential of meth More...

Letter To The Editor

Last week I was at Mc- Donald’s in Archbold eating my lunch when, a few tables away, an older lady spilled her entire glass of pop on the floor.  Almost instantly five young boys around the ages of 12 or so got up grabbed napkins and wiped More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 16, 2003   Hundreds of visitors to Sauder Village enjoyed hands-on activities during Summer on the Farm, Saturday, July 12.  More...

Second Possible Meth Lab Found In Archbold

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 4:51 pm, Friday, July 19.   A manufactured home in the Colony Meadows trailer park is the site of the second possible methamphetamine lab found in the village of Archbold.  More...

Police Clarify Report On Possible Meth Lab At Lincoln Street Home

The Archbold Police Department has released further clarification in connection with the Friday, July 5 discovery of a possible methamphetamine lab at 408 South Lincoln Street.  Martin Schmidt, police chief, said Jennifer L. More...

Archbold School Administrators Get Stipend, Raises

Archbold Area School District administrators will get a $500 stipend for 2013- 14, and most will get 1% pay raises for the next two years.  That was the decision of the Archbold Area School Board at its Wednesday, July 17 meeting.  The deci More...

 

News

Archbold Schools End 2012-13 In The Red

The Archbold Area School District ended the 2012-13 fiscal year about $843,000 in the red, Christine Ziegler, district treasurer and chief fiscal officer told the Archbold School Board at its Wednesday, July 17 meeting.  More...

Oil Possibly Found Near Fayette

Village Administrator Urges Caution

A drilling rig south of Fayette has reportedly struck small pockets of oil, “but it’s not like we’ve turned into the state of Texas,” said Steve Blue, Fayette village administrator.  More...

Construction Continues

Construction is underway in Archbold Lugbill addition while sections of Lindau Street, Short-Buehrer Road, and West Lugbill Road are being reconstructed. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

July 12   11:58 am: Report of farm tractor pulling implement struck mailbox owned by Dick Selgo, 60, 1706 S. Defiance St.; tractor operator will repair mailbox.  11:40 pm: Fireworks, 400 block S. More...

ConAgra Fire Damages Semi Trailers, Building

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at approximately 1 am, Monday, July 22.  A fire destroyed one semi trailer, damaged two others, and did damage to the ConAgra Foods plant in Archbold, Saturday night, July 20.  And More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Citimortgage, O’Fallon, Mo., plaintiff vs Jeanne Harper (deceased), et. al., defendant. Foreclosure.  Autovest, Cincinnati, plaintiff vs Tasha Augustyniak, Swanton, defendant. More...

Sports

Junior Acme Wins Two To Advance To State Championship Game

After losing to Anthony Wayne twice in the regional tournament, Archbold (21-7) defeated the Generals to advance to the championship game of the Junior Acme baseball state tournament, Sunday, July 21, in Bryan.  More...

AHS Fall Sports Start Practices

Fall sports start next week at Archbold High School. Athletes need a physical on file in the athletic office before being allowed to practice.  Varsity Football   Two-a-days begin Monday, Aug. More...

Stevens Wins Detroit Bowling Tournament

Chandler Stevens, AHS ‘11 and a student at the University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima, won the North Pointe Survivors Gold Bowling Tournament, July 17-19, in Detroit, Mich.  Stevens was one of 1,024 bowlers entered in the North Pointe Junio More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; prayer of sending, Morgan Cody to Dominican Republic; Jesse Kahler, prayer. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

July 12: Erica & Donald Daniels, Swanton, girl; Laura & Alan Leininger, Fayette, girl.  July 13: Megan & Jason Rork, Swanton, girl.  July 15: Jenna & Justin Gorsuch, Delta, girl; Stephanie Myers, Delta, girl; Kristy & Ke More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of July 29-Aug. 2

MONDAY: chicken cordon bleu, o’brien potatoes, california blend vegetables, ice cream.  TUESDAY: liver & onions, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, glorified rice.  WEDNESDAY: pub burgers, ranch style beans, chips, fruit crisp.&nb More...