October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Rufenachts Grateful For Community Support After Sunday Barn Fire

Normally Richard Rufenacht, rural Pettisville, gets up at 4:30 am. But Sunday morning, Oct. 7, “this nudging told me I needed to get up” a little earlier, he said. “You need to get up. More...

Trick Or Treat

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

Special Sections

Obituaries

Randy Dean Merillat

Randy Dean Merillat, 64, of rural Fayette, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.  He died at St. More...

Hutoka Alice Opdycke

Hutoka Alice Opdycke, 94, of rural Fayette, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Oct. More...

Gladys Mabel (Schrock) Nofziger

Gladys Mabel (Schrock) Nofziger of Napoleon, formerly of Wauseon, passed away at Northcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Napoleon on Oct. 5, 2018, at the age of 93.  She was born March 30, 1925, in Bay City, Mich. More...

Sports

Good Luck Max Leppelmeier!

PHS Sophomore Second At District, Qualifies For State Tournament

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com on Thursday, Oct. 4. Max Leppelmeier made Pettisville school history when he finished second at the Division III district golf tournament, Thursday, Oct. 4, at Stone Ridge Golf Club. More...

Good Luck AHS Boys Golf Team!

Blue Streaks Finish Second At District, Qualify For State

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com on Friday, Oct. 5. The Archbold boys golf team qualified for the state tournament by finishing second at the Division II district tournament, Thursday, Oct. More...

NWOAL Title Stays In Archbold

AHS Boys Soccer Team Claims Fourth Straight Championship

Archbold defeated Continental 7-1 and scored a big win over Liberty Center to win the Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship last week.  The Streaks (14-1, 5-0 NWOAL), ranked seventh in Division III in last week’s Ohio Scholastic Socc More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Pentecost 20  World Communion Day  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. More...

ORGANIZATIONS

SAHC  Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker.   Caregivers Support Group, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1 p.m., St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 203 S. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Sept. 26: Sierra Baker, Wauseon, girl.  Sept. 28: Brittany & Aaron Stewart, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Breaking News - 10/15/2018 7:16 PM

Div. IV Sectional Boys Soccer

MVCD 2, Pettisville 1 (Sudden Death Overtime)

Maumee Valley Country Day (11-4) defeated Pettisville (8-5-3) 2-1 in sudden death overtime, Monday, Oct. 15, in a Div. IV sectional semifinal at MVCD. The score was tied at 1 at the end of regulation.–Posted 10.15, 8:15 pm More...

Breaking News - 10/13/2018 8:27 PM

STATE GOLF TOURNAMENT

AHS Boys Team Finishes 10th in D-II

The Archbold boys golf team finished 10th with a two-day score of 724 at the Div. II golf tournament, Friday & Saturday, Oct. More...

Downtown Crossing Blocked For Seven Hours

Train Crew Member Has Family Emergency

The Defiance Street railroad crossing in Archbold was blocked for seven hours, Monday, Oct. More...

 

News

Hello, Goat!

Maci Martz and Aubree Hurst, Archbold third graders, got a chance to pet a goat Wednesday, Sept. 19, during the Fulton County Ag Fest at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. More...

Zoning Board Okays Porch Variance

The Archbold Board of Zoning Appeals granted a variance to allow the construction of a covered porch on a home that will be built on Murbach Street during its Thursday, Oct. 4 meeting. More...

Pettisville Pumpkin Festival

The Pettisville FFA Alumni & Friends Group hosted the annual Pettisville Pumpkin Festival, with food, games, and all things pumpkin, Friday, Oct.  More...

Public Record

Suspicious Juvenile Activity

A subject told Archbold police he spotted a youth “with a round orange object in his hand” walking toward a neighbor’s house in the 300 block of Quail Run about 8:22 pm, Saturday, Sept. More...

Area Man Hospitalized Following Oct. 3 Wreck

William A. Browning, 25, Napoleon, was hospitalized at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, following a motorcycle accident at 3:50 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 3.  His passenger, Nicole E. More...

Possible Elder Abuse Reported

An Archbold police report indicates a case of possible financial elder abuse was reported on Monday, Oct. More...

Opinion

Journalism Matters

Now More Than Ever

As newspapers across the country are branded “enemies of the people,” journalism matters, now more than ever.  Oct. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 Kirk Weldy, AHS ‘05 and a senior at Ashland University, said watching the stock market for the last few days has been exciting and frustrating. More...