February 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 3/2/2019 5:55 PM

Div. III Wrestling Tournament - Free Access

Rocha, Short, Schaffner Finish Fourth at District, Advance To State Tournament

Zach Rocha, Brennan Short, and Kasyn Schaffner have qualified for the Div. More...

Meeting Set For March 12 To Discuss Drinking Water Test Well Near Fayette

Michindoh Aquifer

One of the first meetings on a plan to pump groundwater from the Michindoh aquifer to as far away as eastern Lucas County will be held next month.  The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold an informational meeting, Tuesday, March 12, 6 More...

Pep Rally Player

Zehra Kirma, a Pettisville High School junior, limbos under the bar during a PHS pep rally, Friday, Feb. 22. In addition to the limbo, there was dancing, cheering, and hula hoops.– photo by David Pugh   More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES

Martin L. Kersh, 71, Wauseon, died Feb. 21, 2019. Survivors include four children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.   More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Feb. 15   9:13 am: Counterfeit bill, Archbold One Stop Center.  3:14 pm: Suspicious vehicle, E. Beech St. More...

Archbold EMS Log

Jan. 19   3:49 am: 200 block Toledo St., Fayette, medical, mutual aid for Fayette Rescue, transported to Fulton County Health Center.  6:41 am: Fox Chase, trauma, transported to FCHC.  Jan. 20   1:03 am: Co. Rd. H at Co. Rd. More...

Public Meetings

Trustees  Ridgeville Township Trustees, Monday, March 4, 8 p.m., Ridgeville Fire Station, downtown Ridgeville Corners.   SWCD  More...

Sports

Blue Streaks Finish Regular Season With Perfect 22-0 Record

For just the seventh time in school history, the Archbold boys basketball team finished the regular season undefeated.  Archbold (22-0) defeated Swanton 66-46, Thursday, Feb. More...

AHS Girls Fall In Sectional Final

The Archbold girls basketball team defeated Liberty Center 43-24, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Pettisville Boys Claim Share Of BBC Title

Pettisville claimed a share of the Buckeye Border Conference title with a 70-29 dismantling of the Edon Blue Bombers, Friday, Feb. 22, at Edon. The Birds (16-6, 11-1 BBC) share the title with Stryker. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Epiphany Seven  Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “PATTERNS in Genesis-JACOB part 2: Our God of the BIG and small,” Genesis 28-31, Jesse Kahler. More...

Organizations

Agriculture Education  Pettisville Adult Agri-culture Education Night series, Monday, March 4, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Garth Ruff, Henry County OSU Extension educator.   Senior Center  More...

‘5 Talents’ Wins Bible Quiz

Winning the day for the first time this season, “5 Talents,” the Pettisville Missionary Bible quiz team, averaged 133.3 points in its three wins at the Sunday, Feb. 24 meet. More...

Breaking News - 3/3/2019 6:32 PM

BLUE STREAKS, BLACKBIRDS ADVANCE TO DISTRICT - Free Access

Div. III, IV Sectional Boys Basketball Champions

The Archbold Blue Streaks raised their record to 23-0 with a 74-59 Div. III sectional boys basketball championship win over Liberty Center, Friday, March 1, at Elida. More...

Breaking News - 3/3/2019 6:31 PM

DIV. IV BOYS BASKETBALL DISTRICT SEMIFINAL DATE CHANGED - Free Access

Games Moved To Wednesday, March 6

The Div. More...

Breaking News - 3/2/2019 10:22 PM

Panthers Win Girls District Championship - Free Access

Div. IV District Girls Basketball

Stryker defeated Pettisville 55-41 to win the Div. IV district girls basketball championship, Saturday, March 2, at Archbold.  The Panthers (24-2) advance to play Arlington in the regional semifinals, Thursday, March 7, 6:16 pm, at Elida. More...

Breaking News - 2/27/2019 12:51 PM

One Dead In Tuesday Traffic Crash

Mark Shadbolt, 46, Wauseon, died at the Fulton County Health Center after he was involved in a traffic crash Tuesday, Feb. More...

FISH Food Pantry Can Help With More Than Just Food

The Archbold FISH Food Pantry is a source of help for more than just food.  “We’ve done household winterization projects, car checks in the fall, replaced car batteries,” said Jim King, board president for the pantry.  &ld More...

 

News

Sign Loses Panel

High winds on Sunday, Feb. 24, caused a panel in the downtown Farmers & Merchants Bank sign to blow out.– photo by Mary Huber   More...

Sauder Village Bridal Show March 3 in Founder’s Hall

From wedding gowns, music and photography to food, invitations and decorations, the Sauder Village Bridal Show on Sunday, March 3, offers bridesto be an afternoon of information and inspiration.  From noon until 3:30 p.m., wedding professionals More...

The Many Colors of Love: Engagement Rings Get a Makeover

You can thank Kim Kardashian and Kanye West for setting the bar so high when it comes to getting married.  The average cost of a wedding– sans a honeymoon– has now soared to more than $31,000, according to the wedding planning websit More...

People

Honors Choir Participants

Archbold High School choir students participated in two recent honors events. The photo above shows the students who participated in the Fulton County Honors Music Festival at AHS, Sunday, Feb. 10. Seated, from left: Erin Reichert, Gabby Cox. More...

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Cloyce and Nancy Nofziger, Archbold, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Cloyce Nofziger and Nancy Yoder were married Feb. 15, 1969, at North Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., by A. Don Augsburger.  More...

Myers On Tour With EMU Choir

Jacob Myers, a freshman at Eastern Mennonite University University, Harrisonburg, Va., is a member of the university Choir and Emulate Chamber Ensemble that will conduct a March spring break tour in Ohio and Indiana. More...

Opinion

Gas Tax: The Bill Comes Due

The owner of a home, car, or almost anything more complex than a rock knows that sooner or later, it’s going to need repairs and maintenance. More...

Old Photo Corner

A girl sits on Mahlon Miller’s donkey in front of the Scott Theater in 1958. The owner of the photo would like to know who she is. If you can identify her, call us at the Archbold Buckeye, 419-445-4466.   More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, March 4, 2009   Ted Strickland, Ohio governor, praised Archbold schools and talked about his plan to reform education in Ohio during his visit to Archbold High School.  More...

Recipe Corner

California Sweet Potato Toast Bites With Figs, Blue Cheese, Flaked Salt and Honey

12 crosswise slices California sweet potato (about 1/4- inch thick) 2 ounces good-quality blue cheese (about 1/4 cup packed) 3 dried figs, stemmed and quartered 12 small rosemary sprigs About 1 teaspoon fl More...

Sardine Flatbread

1 can skinless & boneless Spanish style sardines, drained, oil reserved 1 prepared flatbread or pizza crust, about 12” diameter 8 ounces prepared olive tapenade 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1 sweet bell More...