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8% Water, 13% Sewer Rate Hikes Still Coming; Big Users To See Smaller Jumps

Archbold Village Council held the first reading of two ordinances that, if passed, will increase village water and wastewater rates.  Council read one version of the ordinances at the Monday, Nov. 19 meeting.  Then, at its Monday, Dec. More...

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Obituaries

Curtis G. Spengler

Curtis G. Spengler, age 84, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in his home.  Prior to his retirement, he worked at Sauder Manufacturing Company in Logistics for 18 years. Prior to that, he had worked at LaChoy Food Products. More...

Joyce Ellen Aschliman

Joyce Ellen Aschliman, age 66 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. More...

Elaine Louise Van Sickle

Elaine Louise Van Sickle, age 78, of rural Wauseon, passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 29, 2018, in her home.  Elaine was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Nov. 20, 1940, the daughter of Richard C. and Irma (Campbell) Annis.  On Sept. More...

Sports

AHS Boys Hold Off Wauseon Comeback

It was the beginning of a new era in Archbold boys basketball, Saturday, Dec. More...

JV Boys Open With Win

The Archbold junior varsity boys basketball team opened up the season with a 42-30 victory over visiting Wauseon, Saturday, Dec. 1.  The Streaks outscored the Indians 12-4 in the second quarter. More...

Eighteen Letterwinners Back For AHS Wrestling

In his 17th season as Archbold head wrestling coach, Brian Becher welcomes back 18 letterwinners.  Last year’s squad compiled a 28-10 record, with a sectional championship.  Gone are five wrestlers, including state champion Gavin Grim More...

Breaking News - 12/5/2018 12:10 PM

No Mail Wednesday - Free Access

Delivery of the Dec. 5 Archbold Buckeye will be delayed one day because the post office is closed due to the National Day of Mourning. The paper will still be available on newsstands starting Wednesday.   More...

Monthly Unlimited Trash Pickup To End In Archbold

Unlimited trash pickup– a service village residents have enjoyed for several years– will come to an end after December.  It’s part of an effort to shore up the village general fund, which is in trouble, said Donna Dettling, Arc More...

Sauder Village Announces $6.4 Million Main Street Second Phase

Sauder Village officials have announced the start of the second phase of the 1920s Main Street Community. Jeanette Smith, director of sales and marketing, said the next part of the project will be done in stages, with completion targeted for 2021. More...

 

News

Ribbon Cut For Coaching, Counseling Facility

The ribbon was cut for Parable Coaching and Counseling Resources Thursday, Nov. 29, at their new facility at T-825 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold near the Four County Career Center.  More...

COLLEGIATE CONNECTION

Jake Myers, PHS ‘18 and son of Timothy and Heather, and Tessa Waidelich, PHS ‘17 and daughter of John and Sheri, performed at the annual music gala, Saturday, Nov. 17, at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. More...

Income Tax Under Prediction

Donna Dettling, Archbold village administrator, told council the village municipal income tax is not going to bring in as much revenue as originally anticipated. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

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Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Becky Cousino, Delta, and Timothy Cousino, Jr., Wauseon, petitioners. Dissolution.  Richard Morgan, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Eva Madji, Noblesville, Ind., defendant. More...

Public Meetings

School Board  Pettisville School Board, Monday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., library, Pettisville School, 232 Summit St.  Trustees  Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, Dec. 6, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon.  More...

Opinion

Village General Fund In Trouble

Archbold Village Council decided that after the third week of December, monthly unlimited trash pickup will end.  Let’s face it– monthly unlimited trash pickup is a luxury. We doubt if many other towns offer such a service. More...

Make-A-Wish Proves Its Worth

Other Editors Say...

The wishes that www.wish.org grants to sick children– the family vacations, the celebrity surprises– have always been obviously priceless.  But now researchers have quantified in real dollars and cents just what those wishes are wor More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday in Advent and the Church Year  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center  Nov. 16: Elisa & Brook Dunham, Wauseon, boy. Nov. 28: Brianna Schlosser, Wauseon, girl.   More...

Organizations

Blood Drive  Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Friday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.   Mood Disorders  More...