2011-01-19

Wrestlers Beat LC Tigers, Montpelier



The Archbold wrestling team traveled to Patrick Henry, Thursday, Jan. 13, and came home with a pair of wins to up its Northwest Ohio Athletic League record to 5-1. The Streaks dropped Montpelier 78-6 and Liberty Center 46-21. AHS 78, Montpelier 6 Drew Coffey (103 pounds), Ben Eggers (112 lbs.), TJ Weirauch (125 lbs.) and Oliver Stuckey (135 lbs.) each […]

2011-01-19 E-Edition

Council Puts Property Tax Levy Renewal On Ballot



Archbold Village Council voted Tuesday, Jan. 18, to place a 3.3-mill property tax levy renewal on the May 3 primary election ballot. Council approved a resolution of necessity, requesting a certification of the levy amount from Brett Kolb, Fulton County auditor, at its Monday night, Jan. 17 meeting. Kolb provided the certifi cation to village officials Tuesday morning. In a […]

We’ve Been Spoiled By Buehrer



Fulton County has benefited from having Steve Buehrer as our state senator. A resident of Delta, Buehrer is an attorney in Fulton County. He and his wife own a small business in Wauseon. Buehrer knows Fulton County, its people, and its needs. When Fulton County citizens and officials called their senator for help, they knew whom they were talking to, […]

Third Quarter Lifts AHS Girls Over Dogs



Archbold used a 22-6 third period to turn a halftime tie at 18 into a 40-24 advantage on its way to a 49-29 victory over Swanton, Friday, Jan. 14. The Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory lifted the Streaks’ record to 11-2, 4-1 NWOAL. Swanton dropped to 4-8, 1-4 NWOAL. Archbold is tied with Wauseon for the league lead, while Evergreen […]

Jon Lugbill Is School Board President

Gladieux Named Head Track Coach

Members of the Archbold Area School Board elected Jon Lugbill, one of the board’s newest members, as board president at their Monday, Jan. 10 organizational meeting. He replaces Scott Miller, who was president for several years. Lugbill was the only person nominated for the president position. Lugbill joined the board in 2010 after being the top votegetter in the November […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001 Council learned about a proposed 60-unit development by John E. Stock, vice president, National Church Residences, Columbus. The development is planned for the north side of Westfield Drive, east of Co. Rd. 24. The land is part of Frey’s Westfield Addition, presented at the meeting by Robert, Mark, and Kevin Frey. Planned drainage […]

Streak Wrestlers 4th At Marion Invitational



Archbold scored 251 points to finish fourth at the Marion Elgin Invitational, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15, at the Marion Fairgrounds Coliseum. Olentangy Liberty won the 25-team tournament with 278.5 points. Ashland Crestview was second with 269.5, and Jonathan Alder was third with 261.5. In Jeopardy According to The Marion Star newspaper, the tournament was in jeopardy last fall. The […]

Justice Center Stays Open



The Fulton County Family Justice Center in Wauseon will stay open beyond January, Cheryl Robbins, executive director of the Center of Child and Family Advocacy, said last week. The Family Justice Center is operated by the Center for Child and Family Advocacy in Napoleon. The Family Justice Center, which provides a wide range of services to victims of violent crimes, […]

Letter To The Editor



I was disappointed to see The Buckeye join the chorus of media misdirecting blame for the mass shooting in Arizona. In the hours and days after the attack, too many journalists seem to have reported the stories they wish were true, rather than having bothered to seek the facts (or at least had patience enough to wait for others to […]