2016-02-24

Buckeye Wins Six Awards

Receives Two First Places, One Second, Three Thirds

The Archbold Buckeye placed first in best local feature and best sports photo at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Columbus. The Buckeye also placed second in best sports photo. The Buckeye received third place in best local feature, best editorial, and best feature photo. The Hooper Show is part of the annual Ohio Newspaper […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Matthew Furko, Swanton and Lara Furko, Grand Rapids, petitioners. Dissolution. Jennifer Karas, Findlay, plaintiff vs Jason Karas, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Gordon Winland, II, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Kristy Winland, Wauseon, defendant. Divorce. Gail Fogel, III, Delta, plaintiff vs Kirsten Fogel, Sylvania, defendant. Divorce. Stephanie Kanneman, Metamora and Scott Kanneman, Toledo, petitioners. Dissolution. Betsy Wyckhouse, Delta, plaintiff vs Jacob […]

Blue Streaks Outscore Opponents 145-38 To Win Sectional Title



Archbold, ranked eighth in Division III in the final Associated Press poll, defeated Liberty Center 73-16 and Rossford 72-22 to win a sectional girls basketball title last week. The Streaks play Otsego (18-5), tomorrow, Thursday, approximately 8 p.m., in a district semifinal at Lake High School. The Knights beat Delta 41-39 in their sectional final. In the first game on […]

DIVISION III DISTRICT WRESTLING

Bell, Mattin Advance To State

Archbold will have two representatives at the Division III state tournament next week. David Bell (170 lbs.) finished second at the district meet, Saturday, Feb. 27, at Toledo Waite High School. Noah Mattin (126 lbs.) finished third. The top four finishers in each weight class advance to state.-Posted 2.27, 9:10 pm

Sectional Champions



Archbold’s Mitchell Hogrefe, Noah Mattin, and David Bell, clockwise from top left, won individual championships at the Division III sectional wrestling tournament, Saturday, Feb. 20, at Archbold. Top left: Hogrefe runs a cross face on Montpelier’s Austin Grubb in the 160-lb. final. Top right: Mattin wins a 2-0 decision over Delta’s C.J. Leffler in the 126-lb. championship match. Bottom left: […]

Western Dist. Court News



(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Carrie Lynn Lovejoy, Archbold, driving while license suspended, Co. Rd. D, $100, $93, 20 hours community service. Victor M. Ramirez Rodriguez, Wauseon, speeding, 71-55, US20A, $47, $88. Karen Serra, Wauseon, speeding, 66-55, US20A, […]

Bryan Spoils Outright NWOAL Title For AHS



The Archbold boys basketball team made the trek to Bryan, Friday Feb. 19, in hopes of securing an outright Northwest Athletic League title with a win over the Bears. Looking to play the spoiler, the Bears wanted to pick up one last victory in their current gymnasium. They are scheduled to move into a new high school building next year. […]

Donald C. Smith



Donald C. Smith, age 95, of Ridgeville Corners, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Prior to his retirement he had been a lifelong area farmer and worked at the Ridgeville Elevator for more than 20 years.Don was born in Ridgeville Corners on May 23, 1920, the son of Clarence and Emma (Mohr) […]

Sesquicentennial Celebration May Include Entertainment District



An entertainment district with music in local venues and a garden tractor pull were several items discussed at the Thursday, Feb. 18, meeting of the Archbold Sesquicentennial Committee. Members of the committee said Max Nofziger, a former flower salesman and Austin, Texas politician, musician, and Archbold native, is working on putting together an “Austin to- Archbold” jam session and concert. […]

Public Meetings



SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon.


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