News from the Pew & Pulpit

Fourth Sunday of Easter Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offering. Message, “John 6: 22- 29; Gather: Feast & Feast Again,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Melissa Stevens, Levie Rufenacht, Gabe Beck, Kaitlyn Elkins, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Anita Roth, song leader, Jen Nafziger, music for gathering; Tyson & Angie Stuckey, worship leaders; Nancy Grieser, childrens […]

Pickup Hits Parked Car

A pickup, driven by Arlan Atwell Murray, 75, Morenci, Mich., with passenger Donna Mae Murray, 72, same address, was backing out of a private drive in the 400 block of Vine Street about 4:37 pm, Friday, April 28. He struck a car parked at the curb on the opposite side of the street owned by Kimberly Snyder, Wauseon. No injuries. […]

Arriving For Prom

AHS students arrive for the walk-in portion of the AHS Prom, Saturday, May 6. People from the community, easily numbering in the hundreds, were on hand to watch the students make their entrances. Top: Arriving as a group are, from left: Brad Diller, Kendall Lovejoy, Trevan Kindinger, and Adam Kinsman, all juniors. Middle left: Mackenzie Short and Levi Strawn, seniors. […]


Fulton Co. Health Center April 28: Nicole Garcia, Swanton, boy; Jennifer & Michael Tauber, Wauseon, girl; Gabriella Johnson, Kunkle, girl. May 2: Rebecca & Clay Stuckey, Stryker, boy.

Theft Cases Reported

Several theft cases were report to Archbold police during the first week of May. A 15-year-old Archbold girl told police on Monday, May 1, that her pink and orange wallet was taken from her other belongings that were left in an Archbold High School hallway between 12:10-12:45 pm that day. The wallet contained a gift card valued at $300. The […]

F&M Bank To Trade On NASDAQ Stock Exchange

Starting today, Wednesday, investors will be able to find the Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., symbol, FMAO, on the NASDAQ stock market. “The listing of our common stock on NASDAQ represents another significant milestone in the 120-year history of The Farmers & Merchants State Bank,” said Paul Siebenmorgen, bank president and chief executive officer. Farmers & Merchants Bancorp is the […]


Incorrect information for St. Martin’s Lutheran Church was published in the May 3 “Pew and Pulpit.” Corrected information is as follows: Chancel choir anthem, “Redeemer,” Erin Reichert, soloist. Mason Conway, Erin Reichert, Peg Bjorlin, Deb Buehrer, Brenda Shibler, communion assistants. Childrens message and sermon, “You May Not Recognize Him Yet,” Paul Reichert. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Blue Streak Baseball Wins NWOAL Championship With 7-0 Record

The Archbold baseball team (15-5) clinched the outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship with a 14-4 win over Wauseon, Monday, May 1, at Wauseon. The Streaks claimed their first NWOAL title since 2005, when they shared the title with Bryan and Delta. They went on to win the Div. III state title that year. AHS finished with a 7-0 league […]

ConAgra Named Fulton County Business Of Year

The ConAgra Archbold plant has been named the Fulton County Business of the Year by the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation. The honor was announced at the FCEDC banquet, Thursday, April 27. Matt Gilroy, FCEDC director, said ConAgra was nominated by one of the group’s members; a committee was then formed to review the nominations. ConAgra was chosen based on […]

Dad’s Got Moves

Brad Roth, Archbold, twirls his nine-year-old daughter Evy during the Archbold Elementary School Father-Daughter Dance, Friday, May 5, in the elementary school gym. Several fathers took to the dance floor with their girls.– photo by David Pugh