2013-07-10

Video from the Naturalization Ceremony Welcoming New American Citizens

July 4, 2013, at Sauder Village

Videos feature the naturalization ceremony for 46 new American citizens, the Fulton County Honor Guard, music by the Village Strings, and comments by the Rev. Charles Obinwa and Judge James R. Knepp, II.-Posted 7.5

Howard A. Meck



Howard A. Meck, 93, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born July 21, 1919, to Clarence and Mable (Resh) Meck of Freeport, Ill. He married Helen Roth on Aug. 20, 1950, who survives. Howard and Helen were blessed with six children, Dorthy Sue, who preceded him in death, Don […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years AgoWednesday, July 2, 2003 A ribbon-cutting at Care & Share was part of the opening of the new Ten Thousand Villages. Bil-Jax Rental Centers have been sold to a group of employees, including Jeff Fryman, Archbold, and Karen Burkholder, Pettisville. Other principals are Kyle Sapp, Edon, and Larry Burkholder, husband of Karen. Scott Bockelman recently joined the Ridgeville […]

Watching Mom Become A US Citizen



Joyce M. Kramer



Joyce M. Kramer, age 83, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, July 2, 2013, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Her first job was to serve as a secretary to Judge Newcomer in Bryan. She then became a bookkeeper at the Ohio Gas Company, where she worked for 34 years. After retirement she volunteered at Sauder Village for many years. Joyce […]

“Almost A Real American”



New Sidewalks To Be Built On West Stryker Street; Rodriguez Resigns As Police Officer



A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 9:43 a.m., Friday, July 5. Archbold Village Council approved design and bidding documents for a Stryker Street sidewalk, and elevated an Archbold police officer from part-time to full-time at its Monday, July 1 meeting. Council approved a measure authorizing the design and bidding for a five-feetwide concrete sidewalk along the […]

Isabelle Elise Thompson



Isabelle Elise Thompson, infant daughter of Erinn (Springer) and Cameron Thompson of Archbold, passed away at birth at the Bryan Hospital on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Surviving with her parents are one sister, Addison; brother, Jalen; maternal grandparents, Edwin & Laura Springer of Edgerton; paternal grandparents, Scott & Deborah Thompson of Vermilion; maternal greatgrandparents, Thomas & Sharon Shpakow of Grand […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; video, “Coffee with Jesus”; commissioning prayer for jr. high missions trip to LifeChange Camp in Missouri; prayer recognizing our freedom. Message, “Pray for Others,” Jesse Kahler. Wednesday: Alive for Guys and Gals. Lockport Mennonite Sunday: Aaron Stuckey, worship leader; Pete King, chorister. Sharing about the Mennonite Church USA national convention, Steve Heatwole and […]

Walk-In Clinic Planned In Archbold




Parkview Physicians Group, of Fort Wayne, Ind., announced Monday plans to open a “walk-in” clinic in Archbold. Krystal Miller, regional practice manager, said PPG is in the process of recruiting physicians to work in the facility. “We are hoping to open in late 2013,” she said. Phil Ennen, chief executive officer of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers Bryan, said CHWC […]