Jolly Santa Claus Leads Parade Of Lights Friday

Santa Claus, the jolly old elf from the North Pole, will lead the annual Archbold Parade of Lights, Friday night, Nov. 26. He will ride in a white horse-drawn carriage along the parade route, which starts at the ConAgra parking lot, goes east on Stryker Street, north on North Defi- ance Street, west onto Walnut Street, and south on La […]

Archbold Supports Its Fire Department

The outpouring of community support at the Archbold-German Township Fire Department Feather Party on Saturday night was more impressive than ever. So many people attended that extra tables and chairs had to be set up, which was a first, according to Andy Brodbeck, AFD chief. The fire department netted more than $11,000, which will cover the cost of a set […]

LCC Advances To State Semi

Lima Central Catholic, which defeated Archbold in the Division V regional semifi nal, advanced to the state semifinal with a 28-19 victory over Jeromesville Hillsdale, Saturday, Nov. 20. The Thunderbirds (12-1) play two-time top-ranked and defending state champion Youngstown Ursuline (13- 0) in a state semifinal, Saturday, Nov. 27, at Ashland.

Kindergarteners Recreate First Thanksgiving Feast

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000 Tatum Smith and Jazmin Rocha dressed as a pilgrim and an Indian for the annual feast at the Archbold elementary cafeteria, according to a photograph. In another photograph are Zach Short, Mikaela Oyer, Mason Gericke, Gabby Campos, and Jacob Reyes. Kindergarten teachers are Mrs. Grieser, Mrs. Neff, and Mrs. Warner. Shawn D. Ferguson, […]

PHS Girls Basketball Has Six Letterwinners

Jason Waldvogel, Pettisville head girls basketball coach, welcomes back six letterwinners in his 14th year at the helm of the program. The Birds, who finished last season 19-5, 10-0 in the Buckeye Border Conference, have some big shoes to fill with the graduation of Pettisville standout Erica King. King averaged 19.7 points per game last year and helped lead the […]

Faulty Football Stadium Light Poles Cost School District About $114,500

The Archbold Area School Board spent about $114,500 replacing the four light poles at the Archbold High School Football Stadium. The information was gleaned from public records obtained from the school district by the Archbold Buckeye. This newspaper filed public records requests with the district, seeking the costs of removing the old, defective light poles and the purchase and installation […]

Archbold Man Among 11 Persons Indicted

Bobby A. Rodriguez, 19, Archbold, has been indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury on one count each of vandalism, possessing criminal tools, and criminal damaging and endangering. The grand jury returned indictments against 11 persons on Monday, Nov. 15. Scott A. Haselman, county prosecuting attorney, said in a press release Rodriguez allegedly, on or about Oct. 17, “caused serious […]

Five Return For PHS Boys Basketball

Greg Nofziger, Pettisville head boys basketball coach, welcomes back five letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished 13-10, 6-4 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Now in his tenth year of coaching, Nofziger has compiled a 148-72 record. The Birds claimed a sectional championship last season. Back are Jacob Rupp, Taylor Short, and Josh Klopfenstein, seniors; Zach Pursel and Aaron Bruner, […]

Trio Still Thankful After Life-Threatening Accidents, Illness

A six-year-old first grade student from Archbold tells her parents she has pain in her legs. She’s diagnosed with a form of leukemia and spends much of her school year at home. A Pettisville High School teacher is driving near Dayton when her car is hit head on. A year later, she can walk, but spends the school day teaching […]

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