Free Thanksgiving Meals A Result Of Church Members’ Shared Vision

Five years ago, members of Central Mennonite Church had a vision. “It was a vision by one of our members. Several people shared that vision,” said Beth Aeschliman, a church member. The vision? To provide a free Thanksgiving meal to anyone who needs it. There would be no restrictions, income requirements, or eligibility rules. They would simply “bless people with […]

Eight Return For AHS Girls Basketball

The Archbold girls basketball team returns eight letterwinners, including five seniors, after going 17-5 last year, 7-1 in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Streaks tied with Evergreen for the league title. In his fourth year as head coach, Brian Ziegler has compiled a 56-13 record. Ziegler lost three to graduation, including leading scorer Alicia Drewes, 14.2 points and 3.6 […]


Parents Announce Dec. 31 Wedding

Luther and Mary Ann Gautsche, Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah, to Kirk Weldy, Archbold, son of Kim and Karin Weldy, Archbold. The bride-elect is an Archbold High School graduate. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Mercy College of Northwest Ohio. She is a registered nurse at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. Her […]

Three Streaks Named First Team All-District

Chandler Tuckerman, a senior linebacker on the Archbold football team, was named to the First Team-Defense in Division V in the Northwest District last week. TJ Gerken, a senior offensive end, and Lincoln Parsley, a sophomore kicker, were named First Team-Offense. A panel of 10 sportswriters and broadcasters made the selections. Evan Wyse was named to the Second Team-Offense. Tanner […]

Why Editorials Are Not Signed

From time-to-time, readers ask why editorials published in the Archbold Buckeye are unsigned. It is the policy of most newspapers in the United States to allow editorials to stand without signature. On the editorial page, the Archbold Buckeye speaks with one voice. The idea that spawns an editorial may come from any Buckeye staff member. Before editorials appear, staff members […]


Two AHS Players Honorable Mention All-District

Clayton Lehman, a senior, and David Bontrager, a junior, received honorable mention All-District recognition in boys soccer for the 2011 season.

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Merillat, Murry Return To Fair Board Posts

Sam Merillat, Franklin Township, and Dave Murry, Clinton Township, were reelected as directors of the Fulton County Fair Board in an election held by the Fulton County Agricultural Society, Nov. 12. Ron Holdeman, Swan Creek Township, also was reelected to the fair board. Steve Aeschliman, York Township, and Rick Raab, a member-at-large, were newly elected to the board. Fair board […]

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