Toledo Christian Def. Pettisville For District Title

Toledo Christian defeated Pettisville 25-8, 25-13, 21-25, 25-17 to win the Div. IV district championship, Thursday, Oct. 24, at Defiance. The Eagles advance to play New Riegel in the regional semifinals, Thursday, Oct. 31, at Elida.-Updated 10.24, 10 pm —— Pettisville advanced to the Division IV district final with a 25-21, 25-19, 25-22 victory over Ayersville in a district semifinal, […]

One Treated, Released After In-Town Crash

Mandi S. Fenstermaker, 25, Wauseon, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a three-vehicle crash that occurred about 6:21 am, Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Archbold police report states a car, driven by Levi Lovins III, 34, rural Swanton, was traveling west, and was stopped in traffic in the 700 block of West Barre Road, about 121 […]

Government Shutdown Damaging

The recent partial shutdown of the United States government was more damaging than many realize. The impact ranged from closure of national parks to delays for cancer patients, and 800,000 workers laid off with no idea when they would be called back. Economic impact is calculated in the billions. But the damage is even more farreaching. The deal that reopened […]

School Board Holds Exec Session

The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session during its Monday, Oct. 21 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was to discuss the employment, compensation, promotion or demotion of public employees. Aaron Rex, superintendent, said the board met in executive session for about 30 minutes. No action was taken when the board returned to regular session.


Ottawa Hills Defeats Archbold To Win District Title

Ottawa Hills defeated Archbold 2-0 to win the Div. III district boys soccer title, Saturday, Oct. 267, at Ottawa Hills. The Green Bears advance to the regional semifinals, Wednesday, Oct. 30.-Updated 10.26, 6:40 pm —— Archbold advanced to the Division III district boys soccer final with a 3-1 victory over Maumee Valley Country Day, Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Ottawa Hills […]

Daniel J. Merillat

Daniel “Dan” Junior Merillat, of Kalida, died at age 90 on Oct. 21, 2013. Dan was born on Dec. 12, 1922, of parents Daniel Merillat and Lydia Saunders in Fayette. Dan is survived by his loving wife and love of his life Barbara Merillat, whom he married on Nov. 29, 1942. He has joined their oldest son Fredrick Merillat in […]

Exploiting Generosity: Scammers Prey On The Good Will Of Ohioans Who Give To Charities

Two stories in the news last week underscore the need for people to ask the right questions and do some basic research before opening their wallets to fundraisers who phone or appear at their door requesting a charitable donation. Money given to scammers not only steals from the unsuspecting donor, it robs legitimate charities, and those who count on their […]

Recipe Corner

Deviled Eggs Pickle Boat 6 eggs 1 teaspoon of mustard 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1 tablespoon of chives 1/2 Kosher dill half, finely chopped 2 pieces red pepper, finely chopped 1/2 Kosher dill half, sliced thin into half moons for garnish Salt and pepper to taste Boil or steam the eggs for 13 to 15 minutes. Immediately remove the eggs […]

Fricke Gets 34-Month Prison Sentence

Must Pay $3.1 Million In Restitution

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com at 3:55 pm, Friday, Oct. 18. William “Bill” Fricke, former owner of the now-defunct Archbold Elevator, was sentenced to 34 months in prison on seven felony charges in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Friday, Oct. 18. “This is a tough day for you, a tough day for others,” James Barber, Fulton […]

Marvin D. Nofziger

Marvin D. Nofziger, age 85 years, of Archbold and formerly of Stryker, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Aug. 20, 1928, near West Unity, the son of Willis and Lillie (Short) Nofziger, and married Mary Ellen Grieser on June 20, 1954. He served in 1-W service at University Hospital […]

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