2010-02-24

Eighth Grade Girls Wins NWOAL



The Archbold eighth grade girls basketball team finished the season with a 17-0 record. They were Northwest Ohio Athletic League regular-season and tournament champions. Front row, from left: Andi Peterson, manager; Jen Gerken; Paige Peterson; Lexi Ramirez; Jessie Walker; Emie Peterson, manager. Back row: Jen Hurst, coach; Cassidy Wyse; Ciara Burris; Bailey Short; Jesse Fidler; Desi Newman; Krista Leupp; Kayla […]

Breaking And Entering At East Gardens Reported



Lorene Salinas, East Garden Apartments, reported her apartment was broken into sometime between 8 am, Tuesday, Feb. 16 and 6 pm the following day. Salinas reported someone entered the apartment through a front window, doing $39 damage to the window screen. Nothing was taken. The Archbold police report states officers have a suspect.

Unsigned Editorials, Unsigned Letters



Archbold Buckeye editorials stand as the opinion of this newspaper as a community institution. Before publishing, Archbold Buckeye editorials are debated and considered by an editorial board. Final approval is by Ross Wm. Taylor, publisher/owner. The goal of an editorial is to stimulate critical thinking among the readership. Recently, this newspaper has received a rash of unsigned letters and emails. […]

Add New Chamber At Sara’s Garden

Cost Was About $300,000

Judy Burkholder was as excited as a five-year-old on Christmas morning. One of the founders of Sara’s Garden, the non-profit hyperbaric treatment center in Wauseon, Burkholder had a large present to unwrap, and she did with great joy. Inside was the new hyperbaric chamber, painted “Sara’s Garden Purple,” that had made the 1,132-mile trip from Olney, Texas, where it was […]

9 Wrestlers Qualify For Districts

Stuckey, Cowell, Neuenschwander Garnish Div. III Sectional Crowns

The gym was dark. Just three spotlights illuminated the center mat. The artificial smoke drifted across the gym, and when the smoke cleared and the pageantry was over, three Archbold wrestlers stood on the top of the podium at the Division III wrestling sectional at AHS, held Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20. Oliver Stuckey, Jordan Cowell, and Shem […]

Pickup, Car Collide Feb. 5



Alicia Sindlinger, 28, Archbold, was involved in a two-vehicle crash about 4:24 pm, Friday, Feb. 5, at the intersection of St. Rt. 66 and St. Rt. 2 north of Archbold. The Fulton County Sheriff Department report states Sindlinger was driving north on St. Rt. 66, while a semi, driven by Loshi Ilirjan, 36, Westland, Mich, owned by Andi Callo, Taylor, […]

School Officials Fret As State Budget Woes Remain Unaddressed

Other Editors Say...

Anybody worried about how well household income will stack up against expenses in the next year or two should feel for Ohio school districts, which must plan for the near future with no sure idea how much money they’ll be given by the state. They know only that the picture is likely to get uglier. School officials should be able […]

Lane Stopher, AHS Grad, Mistaken For Serbian



Lane Stopher, Archbold High School ‘04 and Bluffton University ‘08, is a long way from home. He’s 15 months into a three-year term with Mennonite Central Committee in Novi Sad, Serbia. “Since I’m the only MCC worker in the city, it really hasn’t been too difficult fitting in,” Lane said. “People already ask me for directions. They don’t realize until […]

Liberty Center Squeaks Out Sectional Crown; Archbold Third



Liberty Center won the Division III sectional wrestling title at Archbold High School, Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20. The Tigers finished with 216.5 points, just ahead of Montpelier with 214.5. Archbold placed third with 202, followed by Delta 135, Ayersville 131, Edgerton 119.5, Hicksville 101.5, Tinora 74.5, Stryker 38, Paulding 32.5, and Fairview 31.

Delmer D. “Pete” Rupp



Delmer D. “Pete” Rupp, 92, of Pettisville, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2010. He was born in Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio, to Jacob H. and Elizabeth (Vonier) Rupp on Oct. 12, 1917. He was a graduate of Pettisville High School. A veteran of World War II, he served four years with the 813th Engineer Aviation Battalion, U. S. Army, […]


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