2013-12-25

After-School Sessions Planned to Help Third Graders With Reading



Beginning in February, Archbold Elementary School will hold special after-school sessions for third graders who are having trouble with reading. That’s what Dorothy Lambert, principal, told members of the Archbold Area School Board during its Monday, Dec. 16 board meeting. In response to a question from Bob Aschliman, a board member, Lambert said scores from the reading portion of the […]

Investigate Alleged Assault



Archbold police are investigating an alleged assault that occurred between 8:35 and 8:45 pm, Wednesday, Dec. 18. Amber E. Ledesme, 29, 402 E. Holland St., told officers that allegedly a female suspect came to her home after the two had gotten into an argument on a social media website. The suspect allegedly attempted to push the front door open and […]

Council To Seek Bids For South Defiance St.



Archbold Village Council approved advertising for bids for the repaving of South Defiance Street at its Monday, Dec. 16 meeting. The project is funded by the federal government through the Ohio Department of Transportation. Under a process called LPA, or Local Program Administration, the village will do the engineering, bidding, and inspection of the work. The project calls for South […]

Rd. 22 Overpass Safe To Cross, Engineer Says



In spite of some “slippage” on the embankments, Frank Onweller, Fulton County engineer, said the Co. Rd. 22 overpass over the Ohio Turnpike is safe to cross. The soil on the sides of the embankments is starting to slide downhill, as evidenced by the tilting of the guardrails approaching the bridge over the turnpike. “We need to repair it before […]

Christmastide, 2013



Christmas, a special day that comes but once each year, is here, bringing the magic of the holiday season. For youngsters, it’s the excitement of Santa Claus and eight tiny reindeer and toys and presents. It’s a sleepless night on Christmas Eve. It’s a joyous Christmas morning. It’s grandmas and grandpas and family and friends. For adults, it’s the joy […]

Pettisville Resident Now A U.S. Citizen



It was a special day for Chao Cui, Wednesday, Nov. 13, a Pettisville resident who is originally from Beijing, China. He took the oath of allegiance to become a naturalized American citizen at the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art. He was one of 42 persons from 21 countries who took the oath. Cui, an engineer for Bil- […]

NSCC Students Pinned



Lorraine McCoy, Archbold, was one of 14 students completing the medical assisting associate degree or phlebotomy technician certificate program at Northwest State Community College, Archbold. Students were recently pinned in a special ceremony. Both options lead to entrylevel positions in the health care field. Students earning the phlebotomy technician certificate may continue their educations for an associate degree in medical […]

Christmas Wish List



Last week, Archbold and Pettisville second graders revealed their Christmas wish lists with this newspaper. Here is the Archbold Buckeye wish list. •We wish continued and expanded prosperity for our community. We’d like to see points shaved off the unemployment rate, and we’d like to see healthy paychecks so men and women can raise their families in comfort and not […]

Blocking The Shot



Archbold’s Chan Wyse gets a hand in the way of Eli King’s shot, Saturday, Dec. 21, in the Thunderdome. The Streaks were ahead by only two at halftime, but outscored Pettisville 43-11 in the second half to coast to a 65-31 win.– photo by Mario Gomez

Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary



Heini and Liesel Schoenhals, Archbold, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30, 2013. Henry (Heini) Schoenhals and Elisabeth (Liesel) Guth were married Dec. 30, 1953, at Weierhof Mennonite Church in Germany. They have four children: Ruth Weaver, Portland, Ore.; Walter (Joy) Schoenhals, Archbold; Gerald (Chris) Schoenhals, Archbold; and Mark (Sarah) Schoenhals, Thailand. They have ten grandchildren and one […]


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