October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Chase Nears 100 MPH

Woman Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputies

Kimberly K. Bridwell, 53, Walkerton, Ind., was being held on $50,000 cash bond at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio as of Sunday night, Oct. 6, following a Tuesday, Oct. 1 highspeed pursuit through much of Fulton County.  More...

All Things Pumpkin

The Pettisville FFA Alumni held its annual Pumpkin Fest at the Pettisville School, Friday, Oct. 4. Above: Kiera Waldvogel, 2, points out one of her favorites from all the decorated pumpkins on display. More...

Wind Turbine Cuts Energy Bills

The numbers of kilowatt hours (kWH) of electricity purchased by the Archbold Area School District are down since the wind turbine began operation.  Figures from Aaron Rex, superintendent, show the district cut the number of kWH billed by Toledo More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Charles R. Leist

Charles R. Leist, age 89, of Archbold, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Fountain Park Assisted Living in Bryan.   Charles was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Sept. More...

James J. Frey

James J. Frey, age 86 years, of Pettisville, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 6, 2013, at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  He was born Dec. More...

Larry Bourquin

Larry Blair Bourquin, 80, of Julian, N.C., died on Oct. 4, 2013.  Graveside funeral services will be held at the Johnson Cemetery, rural Archbold, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. More...

Sports

Hesterman, Cline Duo Advance To District

The AHS doubles team of Hannah Hesterman, a junior, and Shelby Cline, a sophomore, has advanced to the Division II district girls tennis tournament.  The duo finished fourth at the sectional tournament at Defiance College, Thursday, Oct. More...

DIV. III, IV Sectional Volleyball Matchups

Matchups for the Division III and IV sectional volleyball tournaments have been drawn.  Defiance hosts the Div. III sectional tournament, where Archbold (10-11) received the number one seed. More...

Streak Volleyball Wins Three

Archbold hosted Evergreen, Thursday, Oct. 3, and raised its record to 3-4 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-19 victory.  The Streaks traveled to Toledo Start High School, Saturday, Oct. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Steve Waidelich, prelude, offertory; Mark, Kelby, Jeremy, Eric, and Travis Beck, special music; Merle Beck, worship leader; Mark Beck, chorister; Angie Wyse. More...

Organizations

Blood Drive   Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 12-6 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 726 Monroe, Napoleon.  Bereavement   More...

Plenty of Pretty Pumpkins

Nate Fox, Wauseon, holds his nephew Quin Ripke, 5 1/2, Pettisville, while Quin looks over the decorated pumpkins on display during the Pettisville Pumpkin Fest, Friday, Oct. 4, at the Pettisville School.– photo by David Pugh   More...

$75,000 Donation Enables ACT To Burn Mortgage

by David Pugh, Buckeye Staff Writer      An anonymous donation of $75,000 has been made to Archbold Community Theatre, allowing the group to pay off the mortgage on Giffey Hall in Ridgeville Corners. More...

Cline, Hesterman Fall In District Tennis

The AHS girls tennis doubles team of Shelby Cline and Hannah Hesterman dropped out of tournament action at the Division II district tournament, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Murder Suspects Extradited

Two men suspected in the murder of two West Virginia women have been extradited to that state.  Linda Shambarger, manager of offender programs at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, said the Harrison County, W.Va. More...

Girl Gives Up Birthday Presents To Help Needy

Erika Wyse, Archbold, didn’t get any presents on her birthday.  Instead, Wyse, who turned 11 yesterday, Tuesday, took the $30 she would have received and, with her mother Amy and some friends, bought food items at an area supermarket.  More...

Trick-Or-Treat

Little ghosts and goblins will be busy on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31, as all three communities will hold trick-or-treat hours that evening:  Archbold: 6-7:30 pm.  Pettisville: 6-7:30 pm.  Ridgeville: 6:30-7:30 pm.  More...

 

News

Sara's Garden Grows With Addition

The old foundry office building in Wauseon that has been the hyperbaric oxygen treatment center for Sara’s Garden needed some attention.  Matt Rychener, director of the organization, said one wall in the cramped lobby was insulated so poor More...

Defiance Street Traffic Issue Is Council Topic

Traffic snarls at noontime on South Defiance Street in front of McDonald’s was a topic at the Monday night, Oct. 7 meeting of Archbold village council. More...

Picking Out A Pumpkin?

Haiden Beck, 3, rural Pettisville, points out one of the many decorated pumpkins on display at Pettisville Pumpkin Fest to her father Duane. With them is Haiden’s brother, Justice, 11. More...

Public Record

Woman Injured In Saturday Crash

Somer Partain, 20, Hudson, Mich., was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-vehicle accident at the curves on St. Rt. 66 about 12:31 pm, Saturday, Oct. More...

Steal Checkbook From Vehicle

Wendi Wilson, 46, rural Archbold, told Archbold police her checkbook was stolen while her vehicle was parked at Circle K.  The black checkbook was taken between 4-4:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 27. More...

Man Killed In Sunday Crash

Ronnie Uyttenhove, 46, Swanton, was killed Sunday night, Oct. 6, when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a truck on Co. Rd. M between Co. Rds. 1 and 2 at about 8:02 pm.  More...

Opinion

Newspapers Are The Cornerstone Of Your Community

In 1897, Mark Twain, the famous American writer, said, “The report of my death was an exaggeration,” after newspaper accounts reported Twain as being either ill or dead. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003   Members of the Friends of Goll Homestead and state officials meet later this month to work out the details of their relationship.  More...