October 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 10/22/2013 7:00 PM

Man Killed In Farming Accident

Kyle L. Beck 18, of 2772 Co. Rd. 18, Wauseon, died Friday evening, Oct. 25 as the result of a farming accident, Ohio State Highway Patrol officials announced in a press release. More...

Breaking News - 10/22/2013 7:00 PM

Leppelmeier Qualifies For State Cross Country

Alexa Leppelmeier, a Pettisville freshman and the only PHS girl in the regional meet, qualified for the Div. III state cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. 26, at Tiffin.  Leppelmeier finished 15th in the girls race in 19:59. More...

Fricke Gets 34-Month Prison Sentence

Must Pay $3.1 Million In Restitution

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 3:55 pm, Friday, Oct. 18. More...

No Rezoning For Short-Buehrer Rd.

Archbold Village Council voted against rezoning properties along Short-Buehrer Road from R-2, low-density residential, to R-1, very low density residential, at its Monday, Oct. More...

Archbold Schools Push Back Need For Levy

Thanks to reduced costs for personnel and several other factors, Archbold Area School District officials have pushed back the need for additional revenue by as many as 18 months.  School officials originally thought additional revenue would be n More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Daniel J. Merillat

Daniel “Dan” Junior Merillat, of Kalida, died at age 90 on Oct. 21, 2013.  Dan was born on Dec. More...

Marvin D. Nofziger

Marvin D. Nofziger, age 85 years, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Aug. More...

Kevin R. Schwiebert

Kevin R. Schwiebert, 35, of Florida, Ohio died on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Toledo Hospital from injuries sustained in a fall at his residence on Sunday, Oct. More...

Sports

AHS Girls Soccer Wins Sectional Title

The Archbold girls soccer team won its fifth straight sectional championship with a 6-0 victory over Otsego, Tuesday, Oct. More...

AHS Volleyball Wins Sectional

Archbold will play Elmwood for the second straight year in a Division III district volleyball semifinal after defeating Swanton to win a sectional championship, Thursday, Oct. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Sectional Champs

Saturday, Oct. 19 was a day of “threes” for the Archbold boys soccer team: the Streaks clinched their third consecutive sectional championship and defeated Pettisville (5-13) for the third time this season, by the score of 3-0.  More...

Religion

New St. John Pastor Finds Congregation Warm, Welcoming

Lutheran pastor Jeff Corder had spent much of his life in mission work.  Six times he started churches from nothing, built their congregations, and then opted to move on and try to improve the churchbuilding process.  Now 53, he wondered if More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lockport Mennonite   Sunday: Keith and Jo Short, worship leaders, music by Kauffman Praise Band. Sermon by Gloria Beck; Pamela Short, prayer.  Zion Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Oct. 11: Gretchen & Jeremy King, Archbold, boy.  Oct. 15: Anna Luci & Jose Funes, Archbold, boy; Stephanie Ruby, Wauseon, girl.  Oct. 16: Ashley Barnes, Wauseon, boy.   More...

Breaking News - 10/22/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT BOYS SOCCER

Ottawa Hills Defeats Archbold To Win District Title

Ottawa Hills defeated Archbold 2-0 to win the Div. III district boys soccer title, Saturday, Oct. 267, at Ottawa Hills. More...

Breaking News - 10/22/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL

Archbold Def. Elmwood 25-23, 25-21, 25-22

Archbold advanced to the Division III district championship at Bowling Green State University with a 25-23, 25-21, 25-22 semifinal victory over Elmwood, Wednesday, Oct. 23. The Streaks play Otsego for the title, Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 10/22/2013 7:00 PM

DIV. III DISTRICT GIRLS SOCCER

Woodmore 1, Archbold 0 (2 OTs)

With the score tied at 0 after 80 minutes, Archbold and Woodmore went into overtime, Wednesday, Oct. More...

DIV. IV DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL

Toledo Christian Def. Pettisville For District Title

Toledo Christian defeated Pettisville 25-8, 25-13, 21-25, 25-17 to win the Div. IV district championship, Thursday, Oct. 24, at Defiance. More...

Tournament Time!

Girls tennis and golf tournaments have wrapped up; now it's time for volleyball, soccer, and cross country. More...

Library Board Moves Towards Levy Renewal

The Archbold Community Library Board took another step to putting a renewal of its seven-tenths (.7) of a mill property tax levy on the May 2014 ballot at its Wednesday, Oct. More...

 

News

Library Board Locks In Lower Insurance Rate

The Archbold Library Board voted to early-renew its employee medical insurance plan to avoid drastic rate hikes.  Joyce Klingelsmith, library director, told board members that normally, the board renews the health insurance plan on Feb. More...

School Board Learns About Electric Bills

The Archbold Area School Board learned additional savings on district electricity bills will take additional investment at its Monday, Oct. More...

FFA News

Pettisville FFA hosted a Salsa Fest after its monthly meeting, Monday, Oct. 14.  Salsa Fest is a contest to see who can make the best salsa and win the most student votes.  This year there were five participants. More...

Public Record

Indiana Woman Indicted In High-Speed Chase

The Fulton County Grand Jury has returned a singlecount indictment against Kimberly K. Bridwell, 53, Walkerton, Ind., in connection with a Tuesday, Oct. More...

Hughes, Freeman Await Nov. 1 Hearing

David Hughes, 58, and Charles Freeman, 51, two of three men charged with the murder of two West Virginia women, await Nov. More...

Alleged Threats Under Review

A report of threats against an Archbold man is currently under review by the village solicitor, said Tera Rogers, an Archbold police officer.  David Chapa, 39, 208 North Lincoln Street, said at about 5:30 pm, Tuesday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Government Shutdown Damaging

The recent partial shutdown of the United States government was more damaging than many realize. More...

Exploiting Generosity: Scammers Prey On The Good Will Of Ohioans Who Give To Charities

Two stories in the news last week underscore the need for people to ask the right questions and do some basic research before opening their wallets to fundraisers who phone or appear at their door requesting a charitable donation.  Money given t More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003   Joe Crossgrove, longtime German Township clerk, is not seeking reelection Nov. 4, but voters will see the names of four candidates on the ballot: Joyce Kinsman, Keith E. More...

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner

Deviled Eggs Pickle Boat  6 eggs 1 teaspoon of mustard 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1 tablespoon of chives 1/2 Kosher dill half, finely chopped 2 pieces red pepper, finely chopped 1/2 Kosher dill half, sliced thin into half moons for garnish Salt More...