2011-10-05

Great Pumpkins



Archbold Police Log



Sept. 23 3:23 pm: Funeral escort, 400 block E. Lutz Rd. 3:48 pm: Harassment, Fox Chase, advised subjects to stay off each other’s property. 4:08 pm: Criminal trespassing, 304 Brussel St. 5:49 pm: Citation to Diane Tinsman, 48, Archbold, speeding, 500 block Lafayette St. Sept. 24 5:28 pm: Found bicycle, Memorial Park, released to owners 7:28 pm: Loose dog, 200 […]

No Three-Peat For AHS At Streak Spiketacular



Kidron Central Christian denied Archbold a third straight Streak Spiketacular volleyball championship, Saturday, Oct. 1. Archbold has won the invitational nine times since it began in 1995, while the Comets have now won seven times. Antwerp is the only other team to have won a Spiketacular championship; the Archers won in 1997. Kidron (13-4) defeated the Streaks in the finals […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club



The Archbold Blue Streak U14 boys soccer team has started the season with a 3-0 record. Archbold faced Glass City, Saturday, Sept. 10, at Woodland Park. At the seven minute mark AJ Short opened the scoring with a goal from his left wing position. Five minutes later, Jared Kidder took a chance from his fullback position deep in his own […]

Gerald Grain Buys Archbold Elevator




Gerald Grain Center is the winning bidder for Archbold Elevator, agreeing to pay $2.38 million for the grain elevator and feed mill businesses. Gerald Kowalski, the court-appointed receiver for Archbold Elevator, said James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge, signed a court order Tuesday, Oct. 3, approving the sale. Chet Phillips, general manager of the farmerowned cooperative, said Gerald […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Kelly Augustyniak, Swanton, plaintiff vs Bryon Augustyniak, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Malissa Davis, Delta, and William Davis, Jr, Sylvania, petitioners. Dissolution. Heaven Kaercher, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Brandon Eckhoff, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. National Credit Adjusters, Hutchinson, Kan., plaintiff vs Ashlie Agsten, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Nationwide Mutual Insurance, North Canton, plaintiff vs Randall Grisinger, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Bank […]

Short Advances To District Golf Tournament



Olley Short, an Archbold High School senior, has advanced to the Division II district boys golf tournament at Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Arlington. The top three teams and four individual low scorers not on a qualifying team advanced out of the sectional tourney at Detwiler Golf Course, Toledo, on Thursday, Sept. 29. Liberty Center won the sectional with a team […]

Newspapers Endure

Archbold Buckeye Committed To Local News Now And In The Future

This is National Newspaper Week, when the unique role newspapers play in America is celebrated. The demise of the newspaper has been predicted for decades. Yet, newspapers still exist. Why is that? Why hasn’t the Archbold Buckeye, and newspapers across the nation, rolled over and died, as the pundits said they would? The answer is news. Nobody covers Archbold and […]

Ed Nofziger Is Citizen Of Year




Ed Nofziger, the 2011 Archbold Citizen of the Year, doesn’t really see a need to retire. The owner of Haas Door in Wauseon, he enjoys driving his own semi to deliver overhead garage door parts and visit with his customers. He loves using his farm tractors to maintain the land he’s placed into conservation reserve. A parcel on the northwest […]

Fire Department Answers Call To ConAgra Plant



The Archbold Fire Department responded to a Thursday morning, Sept. 29, fire call, but did not need to fight a fire. AFD was called to the ConAgra plant about 6:27 am to a fire in the noodle room, where deep-frying noodles takes place. Andy Brodbeck, AFD chief, said the ConAgra fire suppression system extinguished the fire before firefi ghters arrived. […]


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