2008-05-07

Muni Tax Collection Up



Archbold municipal tax is surprising councilmen. In the first four months of the year, revenue was ahead at the end of three. It was $329,076.08 in April 2008, which was up $25,771.46, or about 8.5% from April 2007. That month, collections were $303,304.62. The income tax generated $1,453,764.48 by April 2008, compared to $1,419,968.20 for the same four months of […]

Miller Named To Board Of Insurance Co.



Lori B. Miller, Archbold, was named to the German Mutual Insurance Company board of directors. German Mutual, headquartered in Napoleon, observed its 140th anniversary in 2007. She is assistant controller at Miller Brothers Construction. She attended the University of Toledo and holds an associate’s degree in accounting from Northwest State Community College. She is a member of St. John Lutheran […]

Volkman, Waidelich Receive Top Runner Awards At Walker-Dilbone Varsity A Relays



With only an early rain delay, the Walker/Dilbone Varsity A relay meet went without any other delays, Friday, May 2. The Archbold boys team finished third and the girls, fourth. Bowling Green won both the boys and girls meets, sliding by Liberty Center by three points in the boys meet and finishing one point ahead of Wauseon in the girls. […]

Design An Ad Benefits Youth



This week’s issue of the Archbold Buckeye includes the annual Design An Ad special section. Fifth and sixth graders in Archbold and Pettisville schools creatively design advertisements for local businesses. It’s always exciting to see what concepts and ideas youngsters develop in their advertisements. There’s cleverly written copy, plus interesting artwork. It is interesting to see what kids can do […]

Virginia Layman



Virginia M. Layman    Virginia M. Layman, 87, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, May 7, 2008 at the Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.    Mrs. Layman was born in Wauseon on July 7, 1920, the daughter of the late Clarence and the late N. Frances (Olmstead) Galbraith. On Sept. 2, 1939 she married Duane L. Layman, and he […]

Becky Haines Wins Manager Award



Becky Haines, manager of the Archbold McDonald’s, was recently honored by the corporation, which presented her with the Outstanding Restaurant Manager award. The award, a nationwide honor, recognizes managers for performance above and beyond average. Up to 10% of the top McDonald’s managers in the U.S. are recognized. The award is based upon achieving superior results in areas from staff […]

Boys Tennis Falls Twice



The Archbold boys tennis team was blanked 5-0 at Ottawa Glandorf, Monday, April 28. The Streaks hosted Bryan, Thursday, May 1, and fell to the Bears 3-2. AHS dropped to 2-11 on the season. Ottawa-Glandorf 5, AHS 0 Singles: 1. Jacob Hempfling (OG) def. Jackson Beck 6-2, 6-0. 2. Kory Closson (OG) def. Jacob Lange 6-1, 6- 3. 3. Andrew […]

Bell Bollard Blasted By Big Rig



The score in the ongoing battle between semis and Archbold bell bollards was in favor of the bollards, until Monday. The bollards are located at the corners of the North Defiance and Stryker streets, where they protect decorative lighted bollards. The score changed Monday, April 5, when a semi not only mowed over the decorative bollard on the southwest corner […]

Ronald Dean “Ron” Cline



Ronald Dean “Ron” Cline, 67, of Bryan and formerly of Archbold, passed away Saturday morning, May 3, 2008 at the Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan. Prior to his retirement he had been the president and co-founder of Cline Brothers Roofing, Inc. in Archbold. Ron was born in Hooker, Okla., on June 12, 1940, the son of the late […]

Parents Announce June 20 Wedding



Tom and Linda Eshelman, Logansport, Ind., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacy, to Brian Meyer, son of Dennis and Bev, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Logansport High School and a 2007 graduate of Ball State (Ind.) University with a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandise and marketing. She is employed as a teacher at The Sunshine House, […]


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