December 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 12/30/2014 7:00 PM

Canadian Firm Plans Greenhouse For Delta

Nature Fresh Farms, a Canadian firm which grows fresh vegetables in greenhouses in Ontario, has selected a site on the west side of Delta for a new greenhouse proeject.  More...

Lydia Is A Baby On The Move

~ Archbold Buckeye First Baby Of 2014 ~

Cindy Clark described her daughter Lydia as “a baby on the move.” The 11-month-old “scoots along pretty well,” her father Josh said. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Fae Fogt

Fae Fogt, 88, of Van Wert, passed away on Dec. 25, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice in Van Wert.  She was born on April 2, 1926, in Highland County, Ohio, to Thomas C. and Geraldine (Raybourn) Miller.  She married Carl F. More...

Clyde Allen Sommer

Clyde Allen Sommer, 89, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Dec. 20, 2014.  Clyde was born in Bluffton, Ohio, on Aug. More...

Michael K. Dailey

Michael K. Dailey, age 58 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday night, Dec. 28, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center following his courageous battle with cancer.  He was born Jan. More...

Sports

Wyse Foul Shot With No Time Left Sinks Birds 38-37 In OT

A slow start turned into a wild ending when Archbold defeated Pettisville 38-37 in overtime, Saturday, Dec. More...

Taking The Shot

Cassidy Williams drives to the basket in Archbold's non-league matchup with Pettisville, Saturday, Dec. 27. More...

Fourth Period Dooms AHS Girls

Leading 43-33 after three periods, the Archbold girls basketball team was outscored 22-6 by Bowling Green in the final eight minutes for a 55-49 loss, Monday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 12/30/2014 7:00 PM

Skid-Steer Loader Stolen From Local Firm

    A skid-steer loader, valued at about $79,000, was stolen from Archbold Equipment sometime between Friday, Dec. 26 and Sunday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 12/30/2014 7:00 PM

Burris Gets Prison Term

Scott D. More...

Flu Bug Bites Hard During December

That old nemesis, the flu bug, is back again, and this year, he’s got a pretty bad bite.  Information from the Ohio Department of Health states that through Saturday, Dec. More...

Ebola Scare Challenges Hodges In First Days As Health Dept. Head

Rick Hodges, AHS ‘82, was on the job as the director of the Ohio Department of Health only a few weeks when the threat of Ebola visited the state.  John Kasich, Ohio governor, appointed Hodges to head the Ohio Department of Health Aug. More...

 

News

Fulton Co. Unemployment Up To 4.4 For November

Fulton County unemployment rate for November was 4.4%, up two-tenths (.2) of a percentage point from October, when unemployment was 4.2%.  The figures are estimates from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, released last week.  More...

Harley Sings

Harley Lee Clark sings during the Archbold second grade students’ visit to Fairlawn Haven, Thursday, Dec. 18.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Saloon Stood At Red Cross Corner

Before the Red Cross Drug Store, before the gas station turned restaurant, even before there was a gas station on the corner of North Defi- ance and Stryker streets, there was a saloon and dance hall.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Man Charged With Domestic Violence

John W. Reeb, 32, Archbold, faces charges of domestic violence and criminal damaging following an incident that occurred about 2:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 23, states an Archbold police report. Police were called to the 206 N. Lincoln St., Apt. More...

Sunday Crash Claims Life

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 6:04 pm, Sunday, Dec. 28.   Daniel L. Boff, 36, Wauseon, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on St. Rt. 108 near Co. Rd. L about 3:28 am, Sunday, Dec. 28.  More...

Arrested On Menacing Charge

Damian Jacob Shellenbarger, 19, Archbold, is free on his own recognizance after being arrested on a charge of aggravated menacing, an Archbold police report states.  More...

Opinion

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

In the waning days of 2014, we reflect on the year that is ending, and think about the new year to come.   We have been through much during 2014, some good, some bad. Some issues have been resolved; others remain in question.   More...

Algae Battle Is A Challenge: Science Is Still Trying To Catch Up With The Increase In Toxic Blooms

Finding a solution to algae pollution in Lake Erie and elsewhere is rather like the moon shot of water quality.  It carries less glamour and drama than the decade-long Apollo program, perhaps, but it will require similar effort, ingenuity and pa More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Zion Mennonite  Sunday: Joyce Yoder, prelude; Lindsey Sauder, offering; Cheryl Britsch, song leader; Randy Stuckey, worship leader; Gerald & Karen Short, Tom & Ruth Short, Kenny Rufenacht, ushers; Al & Ginny Liechty, Lonnie & Car More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   Dec. 19: Sarah & Timothy Rupp, Wauseon, boy.  Dec. 22: Autumn Bowerman, Wauseon, boy.  Dec. 23: Holly Junge, Napoleon, girl.   More...

Bible Study

The non-denominational Ladies Bible Study at Lockport Mennonite Church begins Tuesday, Jan. 6, 9:30 a.m. The study will be on “Too Busy Not To Pray.”   More...