Archbold Soaked By 5.2 Inches Of Rain In 72 Hours

All those prayers for rain back in July have been answered. Frank D’Ambrosia, superintendent of the Archbold Wastewater Treatment plant, said Monday, Aug. 20, an inch and a half of rain fell between 7 am and about 9:30 am. In the 24-hour period starting at 7 am Sunday, Aug. 19, 2.6 inches of rain was recorded. During the preceding 24 […]

Andrae Miguel Olguin

Andrae Miguel Olguin, age 20, formerly of Archbold, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2007. Born Aug. 21, 1986 to San Juanita Rocha, she survives, along with Romeo Cathcart. Devoted father, Andrae leaves behind one daughter, Mariana Olguin. Other survivors include sisters Altovise, Sariah Frost and Celestina Cathcart, all of Toledo; grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Jesus […]

Elementary Open House

Archbold Elementary School held its annual open house, Monday night, Aug. 20. At top, Alex Esquibel, left, fourth grade, met up with three Villanueva sisters: Olivia, kindergarten, second from left; Amadea, second grade, and Grace, fourth grade. Lower left: Dennis Meyers, third grade, arranges school supplies. McKenna Lantz, right, looks over paperwork with Sarah Tiplady, her third grade teacher.-

Why Editorials Are Not Signed

From time-to-time readers ask why editorials published in the Archbold Buckeye are unsigned. It is the policy of newspapers in the United States to allow editorials to stand without signature, except the newspaper’s nameplate. On the editorial page, the Archbold Buckeye speaks with one voice. Ideas that spawn editorials may come from anyone. Before publication, editorials are scrutinized by staff […]

Kids Visit Classrooms

Archbold elementary and middle schools held open houses Monday, Aug. 20. Above, Amy DeLong, far left, kindergarten teacher, meets her new student, Isaiah Gomez, fourth from left. Members of his family include, second from left, his aunt, Youlanda Zavala; his mother, Anna Gomez; sister, Dominga, a third grader; and brother Benny, a fourth grader. Below left, Alissa Stockburger, fourth grade […]

Evelyn J. Rupp

Evelyn J. Rupp, age 90 years, of Archbold, passed away suddenly Sunday noon, Aug. 19, 2007, in her home. She was born June 17, 1917 in Archbold, a daughter of Peter and Clara (Vonier) Rupp. A graduate of Archbold High School and Bowling Green State University, she taught English and business courses at Archbold High School for 37 years, and […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Aug. 8: Megan Vargo, Wauseon, boy. Aug. 10: Katrina and Scott Morehouse, Stryker, girl; Cynthia Clay, Napoleon, boy. Aug. 11: Yadira Ramon, Archbold, girl. Aug. 13: Lory and Greg Nagel, Wauseon, boy; Holly and Elbie Atkinson, Defiance, girl. Aug. 14: Valerie and Eric Delauter, Swanton, girl; Rachael and John Horning, Archbold; Krista and Kenny Horst, Archbold, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Central Mennonite Sunday morning: Shirley Wyse, welcome and call to worship; music team led by Carolyn Kauffman, opening songs; Lynette Smith, children’s lesson; special music, Joy, Ryeana Klopfenstein; Shawn Ramirez, Jr. Youth lesson; Tim, Steph, Ryeana and Hollyn Klopfenstein, Dean and Jeanette Beck, Dakota, Montana, Corbin and Landon Stamm, Eric Richer, Brice Short, Jeff Smith, drama; sermon, “Bless,” Jeff Smith, […]

Bar-Restaurant Approved By Zoning Board

The Archbold Zoning Board of Appeals approved a variance for a proposed bar-restaurantcoffee house and music venue, which Dan and Cheryl Storrer, rural Archbold, plan to create in the former Stotzer Hardware building. The action came at the Thursday, Aug. 16, board meeting. The building, on the corner of North Defiance and East Holland streets, was a hardware store operated […]

Death notices

Charles A. Frazer, 86, West Unity, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, in Evergreen Manor Nursing Home, Montpelier. Survivors include his wife, Carmen (Bowman) Frazer; son, Dean Frazer, West Unity; daughter, Mrs. Dan (Ann) Pape, Charleston, S.C.; two step-sons, Ronald (Denise) Dean, Archbold; and Larry (Michelle) Dean, Bryan; two step-daughters, Mrs. Tom (Brenda) Duvendack, Lake Diane, Mich.; and Mrs. Russ (Janis) […]

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