2008-12-10

More Photos From The 2008 Archbold Parade Of Lights



Arend Says Talk With Fisher Went Well Tues.



Lisa Arend, Fulton County director of economic development, said about a dozen representatives of Fulton County manufacturing firms expressed their concerns to Lee Fisher, Ohio lieutenant governor. Arend said one of the topics that came up during the Tuesday meeting in Wauseon was the Healthy Families Act. Originally proposed earlier this year as an Ohio-only initiative petition, backers of the […]

Archbold Buckeye Editorials



Each week this newspaper gives its opinion on any subject the editorial board decides upon. Most editorials are opinions on issues facing the community. The objective is to stimulate the thinking of readers. None are laws of the land. Many are thought provoking. Every reader has an opinion on almost every subject, and no person’s thoughts are totally accepted by […]

Final Weekend For ACT Comedy, Nuncrackers



Make time to see Nuncrackers during the rush toward Christmas! It is the laugh-filled Archbold Community Theatre holiday treat. The final three performances of the musical comedy are Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday afternoon at Giffey Hall, Ridgeville Corners. Every member of the cast, including Michael D. Short, director, and Steve VanSickle, assistant director, are seasoned veterans of ACT […]

Officials Still Trying to Lure Unnamed Firm To Archbold



Government officials have not given up in their efforts to attract an unnamed firm to locate a new factory in the village. “At this point, we’re still in the running, but we’re in second place,” said Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor. If the company chooses Archbold, it could mean 500 new jobs in the village. Starting In July During the July […]

Other Editors Say…



“Bailout brews,” the headline blared, announcing that the Big Three and United Auto Workers are seeking $25 billion (that’s with a “b,” not “m”) from the federal government. Blarney! Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler are hurting. Big time. No denying that. But they are to blame. Not taxpayers. Let them fix it. They’ve had more than a half century to […]

Pettisville Students Sing Of Christmas



Pettisville first graders were just one of the groups who performed during the elementary school’s Christmas Program, Thursday, Dec. 4. The children sang several Christmas songs, including one in English and Spanish. Directing the youngsters and accompanying them on piano is Duane Beck, music teacher.- photo by David Pugh

Saluting The Flag



Presenting the colors at the start of the Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday, Nov. 28 are, from left: Pete Grime, past commander, Archbold American Legion; Gary Dominique, Sons of the American Legion; and David Liechty, American Legion post commander.- photo by Mary Huber

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1998 Council held a first reading of the plan to convert Urbas Consulting into the Village of Archbold Engineering Department. The home of Ora C. Aeschliman was sold at auction to Joe Short for $71,500. Dennis Howell, who has been on probationary status since last spring, was hired by council as village administrator. He […]

Director Says Regional Port Authority Of Northwest Ohio Is A Development Tool



The Regional Port Authority of Northwest Ohio is an effective tool for economic development. That’s what Jerry Arkebauer, director, told members of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce during the group’s Monday, Dec. 8, noon luncheon. “It’s a helpful tool, but not the only tool,” Arkebauer said. Port authorities were originally created in 1955 to promote maritime commerce. Toledo had […]


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