Chat During the Feast

Bella Miller, left, wearing her Native American costume, chats with Antonio Martinez, costumed as a pilgrim, during the annual Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast at Archbold Elementary School, Friday, Nov. 21.– photo by David Pugh

Six Return For PHS Boys Basketball

Greg Nofziger, Pettisville head boys basketball coach, has spent 13 seasons at the helm of the Blackbirds and has put together a 196-117 record. His Birds finished last season with a 13-12 mark and shared the Buckeye Border Conference title with an 8-2 mark. Nofziger lost only three letterwinners from last year, but the three accounted for half of the […]


Due to incorrect information provided to the Archbold Buckeye, one of the players in the Archbold boys basketball caption on the Good Luck AHS Winter Sports pages was named incorrectly. Standing next to Ben Gericke was Matt Kinsman.


Clayton Lehman, AHS ‘12; David Bontrager, AHS ‘13; and Brodie Nofziger, ‘AHS 14, were members of the Goshen (Ind.) College men’s soccer team this season. Lehman, a junior nursing major, is the son of Eric and Marcia. Bontrager, son of Phil and Lynette, is a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major Nofziger, son of Philip and Melissa, is a freshman history major. […]

Three Return For AHS Boys Basketball

Doug Krauss, Archbold head boys basketball coach, has led Archbold to a 487- 193 record over the last 30 years. His teams have claimed or shared 16 Northwest Ohio Athletic League titles, including the last five years. Add countless sectional, district, and regional titles, and Krauss has brought decades of success to the program. Three senior letterwinners return to guide […]

Six Return For AHS Girls Basketball

Brian Ziegler has spent 16 years coaching, and the last seven he has been at the helm of the Archbold girls basketball program. The AHS graduate has compiled a 129-19 record in those seven years, and his team claimed the Northwest Ohio Athletic League title last year with a perfect 8-0 mark. The Streaks finished 24-3 after bowing out in […]


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Monday, Dec. 1, 12-6 p.m., Ridgeville Corners American Legion, Co. Rd. 19. NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold.

Thanks For Blessings, Great And Small

Once again, the Thanksgiving holiday is here, and it’s time to give thanks for the blessings we have received. Whether it’s continued good health, secure employment, a warm house on a cold winter’s night, or the company of family and friends, all are blessings for which we give thanks and enjoy. A few weeks ago, tragedy struck the family of […]

A New Twist To An Old Tradition

One of the biggest nights of the year in Archbold is the Friday after Thanksgiving, when the Parade of Lights and the Festival of Lights opens. It is the 16th annual Parade of Lights and 26th annual Festival of Lights. This year, something new has been added. Prior to the parade, the first Lite The Night 5K Run-Walk will take […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004 Dan Pfahl, superintendent of the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, was named in equal employment complaints filed by DD board employees. Anita Smith, county equal employment officer, said Pfahl allegedly “handles many situations in a demeaning, insulting, and harassing tone.” Crowds braved chilly temperatures and a light drizzle Friday evening, Nov. 26, […]