October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Small Tractors Make Big Power

The Full Throttle Garden Tractor Pulling Club held an event, Saturday, Sept. 30, at its track on Co. Rd. 22. All machines in the competition started out as regular garden tractors. More...

‘Flowers For Algernon’ Hits Your Feelings

After a couple of comedies, the thespians of Pettisville High School are taking a turn to the dramatic side.  This year’s show is “Flowers for Algernon.”  More...

MEET THE CANDIDATES NIGHT

Most of the candidates for three separate entities will be on hand for Meet The Candidates Night, Thursday, Oct. More...

‘Lion King Jr.’ Among Best Of ACT

Simply put, the Archbold Community Theatre production of “The Lion King Jr.” is one of the best childrens shows it has ever done. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Rick A. Fisher

Rick A. Fisher, age 65, of Wauseon, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Vernon Clark Sloan

Vernon Clark Sloan, age 91, of Stryker, passed away Oct. 7, 2017, at his home.He was born Jan. 22, 1926, to Otis and Dora (Mann) Sloan on the family farm, and worked the land and raised livestock throughout his life. More...

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger

Marlin “Jake” Nafziger, age 91, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Hillside Country Living.  Prior to his retirement, he had been an insurance salesman for more than 50 years. Marlin was born on Oct. 4, 1926, in Stryker. More...

Sports

AHS Golfers Second At Sectionals; Miller, Rosebrook Garner NWOAL Honors

A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com, Friday, Sept. 29, 12:25 pm. The Archbold boys golf team finished second for the second straight year at the Division II sectional tournament at Detwiler Park, Toledo, Thursday, Sept. More...

Blue Streaks Take NWOAL Lead

With Archbold’s 28-0 win over Bryan and Wauseon’s 35-24 victory over Liberty Center, Friday, Sept. 29, the Streaks control their own destiny in their quest for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship. More...

Passing

Landon Roth passes off to a teammate in recent Pettisville boys soccer action. The Birds have won eight straight contests.– photo by Mario Gomez   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Untying The Knots: Treasure in Clay Jars-2 Corinthians 4:7-5:10,” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Breaking News - 10/6/2017 8:01 AM

AHS GOLF WINS FIRST-EVER DISTRICT TITLE

Advances To State Tournament

The AHS golf team has advanced to the state tournament for the third time in school history after winning the Div. More...

Archbold Native Left Las Vegas Concert 48 Minutes Before Shooting

Dan Ball, AHS ‘93, left the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival concert in Las Vegas, Nev., before a gunman sprayed bullets into the crowd, killing 59.  In a Facebook video, Ball said he and his girlfriend, Peyton Drew, were on stage with the More...

Five Running For Archbold School Board

Registered voters in the Archbold School District will be tasked with filling three seats on the school board in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election.  There are five candidates, including two write-ins. More...

Shopko Building Sells For $364,100

The former Shopko Building on South Defiance St., vacant for more than two years, was purchased for $364,100.  Information available from the Fulton County auditor website states R&P Investments, which has a Toledo address, closed on the sal More...

Trick-Or-Treat

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

 

News

A Holly Jolly Ribbon Cutting

The Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting Monday, Oct. 2, for the newest business in Archbold, the Holly Jolly Christmas Shop. A second ribbon cutting was held at Rupp Furniture for its grand reopening. More...

Huffman Wins Dual Crown In Kart Racing

John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, won the dual-crown championship for the 400 pro oval heavy class in kart racing action at the Fremont Track, Sunday, Sept. More...

Local Winners At Ohio State Fair

Additional winners from the Ohio State Fair have been announced.  Previous winners were also published in the Aug. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Sept. 22   3:39 pm: Verbal warning, parking violation, 100 block Maple Ave.  4:27 pm: Assist fire-rescue, 400 block Clover Lane.  Sept. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Shanda Sanford, Delta, plaintiff vs Russell Wadsworth, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection).  Wells Fargo Bank, Ft. Mill, S.C., plaintiff vs Brooke Ostrander, Swanton, defendant. Foreclosure.  More...

Public Meetings

Village Council  Archbold Village Council, Monday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.  Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 5, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  More...

Opinion

Meet The Candidates

When Archbold voters go to the polls, Tuesday, Nov. 7, to select who will run their village, their township, and their school board, they will be presented with more choices than usual. More...

Fake News Not Available Here

Donald Trump, president of the Untied States, has added a new phrase to the American lexicon: fake news.  It’s a particularly important time to address this issue. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Oct. More...