December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

No Single Must-Have Toy This Christmas

Want to know what kids are talking about for Christmas this year?  Ask them, or their teachers.  This year, there is no one, must-have toy that everyone wants under the tree.  But an old name pops up again and again, especially for boy More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Helen Delores Jacoby

Helen Delores Jacoby, age 79, of Stuart, Fla., and Archbold, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, Dec. More...

Public Record

Two Men Arrested In Domestic Cases

Two Archbold men have been arrested in connection with domestic violence cases.  Archbold police were called to 209 Brussel Street at 5:58 pm, Friday, Dec. 13, where they met with Jamie Rachelle Smith, 31.  More...

Investigate Alleged Assault

Archbold police are investigating an alleged assault that occurred between 8:35 and 8:45 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 18.  Amber E. Ledesme, 29, 402 E. More...

Police Chase Snowmobiles

Archbold police are investigating two incidents in which a snowmobile was ridden on village streets.  In the report on the first incident, an officer said at 9:48 pm, Saturday, Dec. More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Take Control In Third, Beat Pettisville 65-31

A close game at halftime turned into a runaway as Archbold defeated Pettisville 65-31, Saturday, Dec. 21, in boys basketball action in the Thunderdome.  More...

Streaks Derail Locos In League Opener

Archbold (4-0, 1-0 NWOAL) kicked off the Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball season with an 83-21 drubbing of Montpelier (0-5, 0-2 NWOAL), Thursday, Dec. More...

Blocking The Shot

Archbold's Chan Wyse gets a hand in the way of Eli King's shot, Saturday, Dec. 21, in the Thunderdome. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: “My Soul Magnifies the Lord,” “Jesus Messiah,” Offering, “How Many Kings,” “You Along Can Rescue.” Message, “Is Higher, Made Lower, for...,” Jesse Kahler. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 12: Jessica & Christopher Buehrer, Archbold, girl.  Dec. 13: Jennifer Grime, Archbold, boy.  Dec. 14: Brittney & David Pickard, Wauseon, girl; Ashley Huntzinger, Wauseon, girl.  Dec. More...

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of Dec. 30-Jan. More...

Does Fulton County Non-Emergency Medical Service Violate State Law?

Since sometime in the early 1990s, Fulton County has apparently been running an illegal non-emergency medical transport service.  Fulton County commissioners adopted a resolution Tuesday, Dec. More...

Cheney Resigns As Fulton County EMS Director

Fulton County is currently without a director of its Emergency Medical Service following the resignation of Rod Cheney, which took effect Friday, Dec. More...

After-School Sessions Planned to Help Third Graders With Reading

Beginning in February, Archbold Elementary School will hold special after-school sessions for third graders who are having trouble with reading.  That’s what Dorothy Lambert, principal, told members of the Archbold Area School Board during More...

 

News

Drinking Water Notice No Longer Applies

The notice that Archbold water department customers received earlier this month is no longer applicable.  The notice informed customers that village drinking water exceeded the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency standard for total trihalometha More...

Rd. 22 Overpass Safe To Cross, Engineer Says

In spite of some “slippage” on the embankments, Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said the Co. Rd. 22 overpass over the Ohio Turnpike is safe to cross. More...

Middle School Collects 3,000 Food Items for Christmas Cheer

Matt Shields, Archbold Middle School principal, said students there collected 3,024 food items plus $738.75 for the Fulton County Christmas Cheer program.  Members of the Archbold Area School Board were given that information during their Monday More...

People

NSCC Students Pinned

Lorraine McCoy, Archbold, was one of 14 students completing the medical assisting associate degree or phlebotomy technician certificate program at Northwest State Community College, Archbold.  Students were recently pinned in a special ceremony. More...

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Heini and Liesel Schoenhals, Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30, 2013.  Henry (Heini) Schoenhals and Elisabeth (Liesel) Guth were married Dec. 30, 1953, at Weierhof Mennonite Church in Germany.  More...

FFA News

The Archbold High School FFA chapter recently held its annual fruit sale fund-raiser. It is the only fund-raiser the chapter conducts, and raises funds to support the activities the FFA chapter participates in and provides for its members.  More...

Opinion

Christmastide, 2013

Christmas, a special day that comes but once each year, is here, bringing the magic of the holiday season.   For youngsters, it’s the excitement of Santa Claus and eight tiny reindeer and toys and presents. More...

Christmas Wish List

Last week, Archbold and Pettisville second graders revealed their Christmas wish lists with this newspaper.   Here is the Archbold Buckeye wish list.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003   Archbold village salaried and full-time employees will receive wage increases of 3 percent plus 15 cents per hour in 2004.   More...

Recipe Corner

Crisp Vanilla Butter Cookies

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar 1 tablespoon Madagascar  Bourbon Pure Vanilla  Powder (or 1/2 teaspoon of any flavor extract, such as chocolate, almond, lemon, orange or coffee) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 c More...