ConAgra Optimistic; Possible Interest In Vacant Buildings

Leaders at the Archbold ConAgra plant are optimistic about the future. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, told members of Archbold Village Council the Archbold facility had recently recaptured some business from another plant. Employment at the Archbold ConAgra plant is over 400. The information came out of a review of the minutes of a September meeting of the Archbold Community […]

Trespassing, Vandalism Reports Filed With APD

Reports of vandalism and criminal trespassing were filed with Archbold police recently. Sometime between 8 am, Monday, Sept. 26, and 8 am the following day, someone vandalized the women’s restroom at Ruihley Park by writing on a stall wall with a marker. No other damage was reported. Janet K. Scott, 304 Brussel Street, Archbold, reported that sometime between 4 pm, […]


Jenni Beck, AHS ‘10, made 11 saves as goalkeeper, but Eastern Mennonite University lost 2-1 in overtime to Randolph-Macon, Tuesday, Sept. 20. Beck finished with six saves in EMU’s 5-0 loss to Washington & Lee, Saturday, Sept. 24. Beck faced 37 shots and came away with a careerhigh 13 saves in EMU’s 9-0 loss to Lynchburg College, Wednesday, Sept. 28. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: CD prelude; Wayne Gropp, worship leader; Freedom CD, offertory. Message, “Jesus: Only One Who Can Set Souls Free,” Jesse Kahler. Second service: praiselude by Jen King and worship team band; offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals, worship team practice, Connection Club for pre- K thru grade 6, Jr. High Alive, […]

Trick Or Treat

Officials in Archbold, Ridgeville, and Pettisville have set Trick-Or-Treat hours for Monday, Oct. 31. Planning is underway for an Archbold Parks & Recreation Slightly Haunted Hayride. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, established trick-ortreating in Archbold from 6 to 7:30 pm. In Ridgeville Corners and Pettisvile, trick-or-treating is from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Hayride Jennifer Kidder, Archbold Parks & Recreation director, said […]

Robert W. Nyce, M.D.

July 24, 1926-Sept. 28, 2011

Robert Wynne Nyce, M.D., 85, formerly of Fayette, died early Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born on July 24, 1926, in Souderton, Pa., to the late Wynne J. and Grace (Nice) Nyce. He married Ruth O. Yoder on Aug. 2, 1950, in Louisville, Ohio, and she survives. Bob grew up in Doylestown, Pa., […]


The scoring player in the Sept. 28 Archbold girls soccer photo was incorrectly identified. Sierra Nofziger was the scorer. The Archbold Buckeye regrets the error. —— An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.– Arnold Glasow

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Alta M. Schrock

Alta M. Schrock, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday evening, Sept. 29, 2011, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. She was born April 27, 1913, near Archbold, the daughter of Frank and Ada (Schmucker) Roth. She married Elmer Schrock on June 6, 1943, and he preceded her in death on June 15, 1992. A lifelong resident […]

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