March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Snyders’ Gifts To Fairlawn Auction Go Back 20 Years

Howard and Carolyn Snyder, Pettisville, have a giving spirit.  For many, many years, the couple has donated handcrafted items to the Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction.  The 52nd annual auction is Thursday, April 5, and Friday, April 6 at Founder&r More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Howard H. Torrence

Howard H. Torrence, age 94, formerly from Archbold, passed away on April 1, 2018, in Toledo, Ohio.  Born in Toledo on Nov. 22, 1923, Howard graduated from Pemberville High School in 1942 before enlisting in the Army Signal Corp. of the U.S. More...

Melvin D. Leidig

Melvin D. Leidig, 92 of Orrville, formerly of Canton, died on March 19, 2018, in the Orr- Villa Retirement Community after a period of declining health while under hospice care.  Melvin was born on Aug. More...

Donna Marie Nafziger

Donna Marie Nafziger, age 87, of Archbold, passed away late Saturday evening, March 24, 2018, at CHP-Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  Donna was born in Fulton County, Ohio, on Jan. More...

Sports

Krauss Retires As AHS Boys Basketball Coach

(A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com on 3.22, 7 pm.)   Head boys basketball coach at Archbold High School since 1984, Doug Krauss has decided it’s time to step away.  Krauss announced his retirement late la More...

Archbold Track Teams Open Season

The spring track season has opened, and Dina Gladieux, Archbold head coach, will use her athletes’ positive leadership with tournamentlevel experience on both the boys and girls teams to lead them again this season.  More...

Grime Is C-N Wrestler Of Year

Gavin Grime, an Archbold senior, was named the Crescent News Wrestler of the Year for the 2017-18 season.  Grime won the Division III 145-pound state championship.   More...

Religion

Signs of Easter

Left: A cross draped with purple cloth stands in the gathering area of St. John Lutheran Church south of Archbold. Sunday, April 1, is Easter, the day Christians believe Jesus Christ rose from the dead after being crucified and entombed.  More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Palm Sunday-Lent Six  Archbold Evangelical  Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “40 Days After: Peter (John 21:1-19),” Jesse Kahler.  Central Mennonite   More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center   March 21: Alyssa & Logan Gamboe, Fayette, girl.   More...

Cause of House Fire Near Ridgeville Corners Undetermined

Adam Meyer, a captain with the Ridgeville Township Fire Department, said Monday, March 26, the cause of a fire that severely damaged a home in the Ridgeville Corners area is undetermined.  More...

Fire Chief Reviews First Year On Job

It was just over a year ago that Dave Davis became chief of the Archbold Fire Department. An AFD firefighter since 1992, he is quick to credit the support of others. More...

Inspecting The Easter Candy

Three-year-old Weston Andres, Archbold, carefully inspects some of the candy he collected during the Archbold Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 24, at Ruihley Park. More...

 

News

Hope Nofziger In "Fiddler On The Roof" Play

Hope Nofziger, AHS ‘16 and a sophomore at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Ind., recently appeared in the college production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”  She played Tzeitel, one of the main characters in the show. More...

FFA Coloring Contest Winners

As a part of National FFA Week activities, the Archbold FFA chapter sponsored a coloring contest for the students in grades K-2.  More...

Troop 63 Scouts Advance

These members of Archbold Boy Scout Troop 63 were recognized for advancing in rank during recent Court of Honor ceremonies.  More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

March 16   9:45 am: Truck struck utility wire, lines down, fire in ditch, Ryder Trucking.  11:50 am: Traffic detail, Myers Rd.  1:33 pm: Traffic detail, Myers Rd.  4:17 pm: Civil problem, 100 block West St.  8:13 pm: Picked u More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Trudy Foster, Swanton, plaintiff vs Bernard Bricker, Swanton, defendant. Domestic violence (civil protection order).  SMH, LLC, Archbold, plaintiff vs Freedom Eagle Transport, LLC, Delta, defendant. More...

Grand Jury Indicts 19 On March 19

The Fulton County Grand Jury handed down indictments to 19 people during a Monday, March 19 meeting, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said in a press release:   •Victor T. More...

Opinion

No Meetings In Secret

In a March 12 joint meeting to discuss what to do about Co. Rd. 24, Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, president of the German Township Trustees, proposed hiding from the press, and in turn, the public.   More...

Letters To The Editor

Just received March 14 issue here in Florida and again the St. Rt. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, April 2, 2008   Planning Commission recommended that village council should approve a conditional use permit for a wind test tower on Short- Buehrer Road.  More...

Recipe Corner

Easy No-Bake Granola Bars

2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2 cups crushed pretzels 1/2 cup organic dried cherries 1/2 cup organic dried cranberries 1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips 1 cup unsweetened peanut butter 1/2 cup brown rice syrup&nb More...