School Board Holds Two Exec Sessions

The Archbold Area School Board held two one-hour executive sessions during the Monday night, Jan. 14 organizational and regular meetings. The first, held at the start of the organizational meeting, was to discuss contract negotiations with the Archbold Education Association, which represents district teachers. The second was for the discussion of compensation of a public employee, said David Deskins, district […]

Parents Announce Summer Wedding

Ken and Sheila Gruenhagen and James and Vickie Houck, Wauseon, announce the coming marriage of their children, Kelsey Anne Gruenhagen and Elijah Lee Houck. The bride-elect is a graduate of Wauseon High School and is a student at Bluffton University. She is majoring in Early Childhood Education. Her fiancé is a graduate of Pettisville High School and Full Sail, Winter […]


Archbold 8th Grade Girls Basketball Archbold defeated Defiance 36-20, Monday, Jan. 7. The Streaks played a very good first half and led 24-6. “Everyone contributed in the victory by playing good defense, finding the open person for an easy basket, stealing the ball and rebounding,” said Nancy Moser, coach. The team moved the ball quickly down the court for some […]

Luella (Grieser) Rupp

Luella (Grieser) Rupp, 90, of Goshen, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at Greencroft Healthcare, Goshen, Ind. She had been in failing health since Aug. 2006. Born July 2, 1917 in Leo, Ind., she was a daughter of Henry and Emma (Yoder) Stuckey. Formerly of Wauseon, she had lived in Goshen since 2003. She married Cletus Grieser on May 19, […]

New Fairlawn Entrance Makes Access Easier

It’s now easier for persons picking up or leaving off residents at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home. The new renovated front entrance became useable Dec. 27, 2007. Now, there’s closer road-todoor access, a canopy that protects persons from the weather, and longer, around-the-clock entrance hours. Convenience was the goal, and the project is receiving positive comments. The three months of work […]


Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball

JR. HIGH SPORTS DIGEST Archbold 8th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold played undefeated Tinora, Tuesday, Jan. 8. The Streaks came home victorious with a come-from-behind 40- 35 win. The teams played to a 9-9 firstquarter deadlock. The Rams outscored the Streaks 13-5 in the second to take a 22-14 lead. The Streaks kept the Rams in check in the third with […]

Carlton Lemon

Carlton Lemon, age 79, of Malinta, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2008, at the Napoleon Lutheran Home. Carlton was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Napoleon and a Fourth Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, and St. Vincent DePaul Society. He was a Korean War Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 400 in […]

Fulton County DD Board Accredited

Fulton County Developmental Disabilities Board has been accredited for three years by the Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. The DD Board underwent the nearly six-month process during 2007. A team of surveyors from the state reviewed all areas of the Fulton County DD Board operations, including personnel administration, services and support, and general efficiency and effectiveness. State […]

Labor Force

Fulton County Asset

In last week’s Archbold Buckeye, an article reported about positive economic development possibilities in Fulton County. Joe Short, Fulton County commissioner, said Fulton County has an outstanding labor force. “Even as some businesses restructure and consolidate expenses, company owners have told me time and time again, workers in Northwest Ohio have the desire to work and produce a good product,” […]

Bruce A. Short

Bruce A. Short, age 59, formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2008, at the Southpointe Hospital in Warrensville, Ohio. He had resided at the Warrensville Developmental Center the past five years. He was born Nov. 24, 1948, at Wauseon, a son of Cornelius and Bessie (Miller) Short, and attended Pettisville School. He is survived by two brothers, […]

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