2016-03-30

Barn Quilts To Decorate 10 Barns For Sesquicentennial Celebration




They are just like traditional quilt patterns, seen on quilts that have been handcrafted for decades. Except they’re huge. They’re barn quilts, a one-block section of a quilt blown up to eight feet square. Soon, all 10 of them will be hung on the sides of barns throughout the Archbold Area School District for all to enjoy as part of […]

Local Woman Treated, Released After Accident



Nancy K. Storrer, 70, Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center after a 1:34 pm, Thursday, March 24, auto accident. The Archbold police report states Storrer was driving a minivan west on Murbach Street. She stopped at the North Defiance Street Intersection and then attempted to make a left turn, to go south on North Defiance […]

Exploiting The Wounded

Other Editors Say...

The men and women who have served in the U.S. military deserve the gratitude of all Americans. Those wounded in the line of duty deserve every form of assistance, first from the government that deployed them but also from charities organized to supplement their needs. They deserve far better than what the Wounded Warrior Project became in their name– a […]

Defiance County Commissioners Say No To Moving Rt. 66 To Domersville Road



Defiance County commissioners do not support relocating St. Rt. 66 to the current Domersville Road. Years ago, the idea of moving St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 in Fulton and Henry counties and Domersville Road in Defiance County was discussed. The three roads line up perfectly, making an almost-straight line from the Ohio Turnpike interchange in Fulton County to […]

Grain Wagon Rolls Over



A grain wagon overturned in a farmer’s field along Clyde’s Way south of East Lugbill Road about 3:50 pm, Tuesday, March 15, an Archbold police report states. The report said a southbound pickup was pulling the wagon when the hitch broke. The wagon then went in the field and overturned. The report said the owner arrived, righted the wagon, and […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, April 5, 2006 Teachers in the Archbold Area School District accepted a new contract Tuesday morning that includes a freeze in base pay and a reduction in insurance benefits. The Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction had another record year in 2006, generating gross receipts of more than $42,000 and topping the 2004 record. Max Stuckey, auctioneer, calls […]

Ridgeville Corners Egg Hunt A Success



Children from throughout the area were on hand, Saturday, March 26, for the Ridgeville Corners Easter Egg Hunt at Christ Community Church. Top: Youngsters dash after Easter eggs while parents and others look on. Left: Sophia Aeschliman, 2, Archbold, adds another piece of candy to her pile while her mother Jesse looks on. In addition to candy, there also were […]

Poodle Taken Into Custody



Archbold police took a white mixed breed dog, possibly a poodle, into custody about 6:45 pm, Monday, March 21. The APD report states a subject brought the dog into the APD station after finding it wandering around the 400 block of Vine St. The dog was not wearing a tag, but was wearing a medical diaper, the report said. The […]

Nofziger Steps Down As PHS Head Boys Basketball Coach



Editor’s Note: A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com at 12:40 pm, Friday, March 25. Greg Nofziger, head coach of the Pettisville High School boys basketball program for the past 16 years, announced that he is stepping down, Friday, March 25. Nofziger’s teams accumulated a 214-149 record over his career as head coach. His teams won or shared […]

ConAgra Could Save $269,000 In State Tax Abatement Plan



The state of Ohio is offering ConAgra a payroll tax abatement plan that could save the company $269,000 over the life of the agreement. The deal was announced Monday, March 28. Stephanie Gostomski, spokesman for the Ohio Tax Credit Authority board, said the OTCA approved offering the arrangement during its Monday, March 28 meeting. As part of the agreement, ConAgra […]


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