News from the Pew & Pulpit

The Archbold Buckeye apologizes if we missed your church news as our email malfunctioned. 24th Sunday after Pentecost Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Thessalonians: A Tale Of Unlikely Survival” Jesse Kahler. West Clinton Mennonite Sunday: Emile & Ann Cerda, greeters; Dawn Hauter, prelude, offertory; adult praise band, gathering songs; Jenni Beck, worship leader; Arlan […]


Dennis Alan Basselman, 49, rural Viborg, S.D., died Nov. 20, 2018. Survivors include his wife, Kelly, and four children.


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood drive: Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Napoleon Harley Davidson, 862 American Rd., Napoleon; Monday, Dec. 3, 12-6 pm, Ridgeville Corners American Legion, Co. Rd. 19, Ridgeville Corners. Senior Center Fulton County Senior Center, Archbold site, Ruihley Park Scout Cabin, program highlights: Dec. 3, wear crazy socks, opioids […]

AHS Girls Open Season With Win Over Aces

Archbold outscored Hicksville 29-14 in the second half to turn a 23-20 halftime lead into a 52-34 season opening victory in girls basketball, Saturday, Nov. 24, in the Thunderdome. “This was a nice opening season win for us,” said Brian Ziegler, AHS head coach. “We got a contribution from everyone. It was a good team win. “The big difference was […]

Night of Lights And Sparkles

The Night of Lights, including the 20th annual Parade of Lights, was an exciting mixture of sights and sounds. Top: Members of The Company, the AHS show choir, sang Christmas carols before the start of the parade. Bottom left: From left, Charlee Forward, 11, Archbold; Autumn Benecke, 10, Ridgeville Corners; Miley Gericke, 10, Archbold; and Makenna Thiel, 11, Archbold, wearing […]

PHS Girls Beat Edon 47-41

Pettisville outscored Edon 15-4 at the free-throw line to open its regular and Buckeye Border Conference season with a 47-41 girls basketball victory, Friday, Nov. 23, at Pettisville. “It was a solid game for our first time out,” said Jason Waldvogel, PHS head coach. “We played really well in stretches and were able to hold off a late Edon run.” […]

Link Water Systems In County?

There is an effort underway to link the municipal water systems of all seven Fulton County communities together. Jeff Fryman, Archbold mayor, told council at its Monday, Nov. 19 meeting that mayors from the communities (Archbold, Delta, Fayette, Lyons, Metamora, Swanton, Wauseon) had met Tuesday, Nov. 13 and discussed the issue. Representatives from each area of the county were named. […]

AHS Girls Basketball Letterwinners

Left to right: Faith Wyse, Gabby Nafziger, Lily Krieger, Sophie Hubby, Andi Peterson, Kayla Boettger, Naomi Rodriguez.– photo by Mary Huber

Coaches Among Personnel Actions

The Archbold School Board approved several personnel actions, including some that dealt with coaches, during its Monday, Nov. 19 meeting: Trevor Short, Zach Meyer, and Colton Soles, volunteer wrestling coaches for 2018- 19; Derek Rupp and Nate Hammersmith, volunteer indoor track coaches for 2018- 19 and one-year supplemental contracts as assistant track coaches for 2018-19; Greg Kuhlman, one-year supplemental contract, […]

AHS Boys Basketball Letterwinners

Left to right: Travis Ziegler, AJ Mahnke, Austin Wiemken, Jeron Williams, Rigo Ramos, Elijah Zimmerman.– photo by Mary Huber