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Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 11, Paulding 1 (5 innings)

Archbold run-ruled Paulding 11-1, Tuesday, May 14, in a Division III softball sectional semifinal at Archbold.The Streaks play Tinora for a sectional title, Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.-Posted 5.14, 7:48 pm More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL BASEBALL FINAL

Fairview 6, Archbold 5

Fairview defeated Archbold 6-5 in a Division III sectional baseball final, Wednesday, May 15, at Archbold.  The Apaches advance to a district semifinal, Thursday, May 23, at Defiance High School.-Posted 5.15, 7:21 pm   More...

Fun A Factor In Wind Turbine Dedication

The dedications of the Archbold and Pettisville school district wind turbines weren’t all serious, Wednesday, May 8, when Archbold students staged a wind turbine game show. More...

Social Media Policy For Archbold Park Board Coaches?

Vaughn Bentz, a member of Archbold Village Council and the Archbold Park Board, called for the park board to consider a policy on the use of social media by coaches.  More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Marilyn Alice LaPlante

Marilyn Alice LaPlante of Brenham, Texas, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, in Brenham.  Marilyn was born on Sept. More...

Merlin J. Fluckinger

Merlin J. Fluckinger, age 86 years, of Archbold, passed away Sunday morning, May 12, 2013, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold.  He was born Feb. More...

Dr. Larry Wayne Johnson

Dr. Larry Wayne Johnson, age 65 years, of Pettisville, went home to Heaven, Monday, May 13, 2013, after battling pancreatic cancer.  He was born Jan. More...

People

Couple Celebrates 66th Anniversary

Harlen and Joan Lawrence are celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary.  Harlen Lawrence and Joan Leininger were married May 25, 1947, at Wauseon First Christian Church by Rev. Russell Dietch.  More...

Jones Places In FFA District

Rollin Jones, a student from Archbold studying outdoor power equipment at Four County Career Center, placed in the top four of his event in the FFA District 1 contest, Tuesday, April 16, at Otsego High School.  More...

Earn Degrees

Several area students were awarded diplomas during commencement exercises at Defiance College, Sunday May 5:  •Mary Borer, Fayette, Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude;  •William Sigg, Archbold, Bachelor of Arts;  • More...

Opinion

Wind Turbines Dedicated After School Officials Persevere

Ceremonies were held at the Archbold and Pettisville schools, Wednesday, May 8, officially dedicating the energy-saving wind turbines of two outstanding school districts.  The milestone warranted public recognition, because getting the giant mac More...

Social Media Policy A Good Idea

Internet-based “social media” is a relatively new invention. The various kinds of social media allow us to almost instantly keep friends and relatives apprised of our daily activities.  But like any tool, it can be misused. More...

Letter To The Editor

I’m sure I can expect some criticism for this letter.  Your editorial in the April 24 issue of the Buckeye (Fricke indicted and others) was needed, even though I, along with many others, had respect for Mr. More...

Recipe Corner

Poached Pears In Grape Juice

1 1/2 cups grape juice2 cinnamon sticks2 strips of orange rind4 pears, peeled with stemsremaining In a medium saucepan, bring grape juice, cinnamon and orange rind to a boil. Place pears standing in saucepan and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL SOFTBALL FINAL

Stryker 4, Pettisville 2

Stryker won a Division IV sectional softball title, Tuesday, May 14, defeating Pettisville 4-2 at Stryker.The Panthers advance to a district semifinal, Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m., at Bryan.-Posted 5.14, 7:46 pm More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

PETTISVILLE BOYS TRACK WINS BBC CHAMPIONSHIP

The Pettisville boys track team easily ran away with the Buckeye Border Conference Track & Field Championship, Saturday, May 18, at Pettisville.  Edon edged out the Birds by one point to win the girls title.-Posted 5.19, 1:30 pm &n More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION IV SECTIONAL BASEBALL FINAL

Tinora 14, Pettisville 4 (5 innings)

Tinora defeated Pettisville 14-4 in five innings to win a Division IV baseball sectional championship, Tuesday, May 14, at Napoleon.The Rams advance to a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 22, 4:15 pm, at Bryan.-Posted 5.14, 10:15 pm More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

DIVISION III SECTIONAL SOFTBALL FINAL

Archbold 7, Tinora 0

The Archbold Blue Streaks defeated Tinora 7-0, Thursday, May 16, to win a Division III sectional softball championship at Archbold.  The Streaks play Bluffton in a district semifinal, Wednesday, May 22, 5 pm, at Lima Bath High School.-Poste More...

Dedications Recognize Teamwork

If there was a recurrent theme from the Wednesday, May 8, wind turbine dedication ceremonies at Archbold and Pettisville, it was teamwork.  More...

Third Defendant Arraigned In Archbold Elevator Case

Steven Brink, 60, Archbold, was arraigned in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Wednesday, May 8.  Brink is one of three men indicted in connection with the financial collapse of the Archbold Elevator Company, and the last to be arraigned.  More...

Chemicals, Diseases Threaten Honeybees

To many people, honeybees are nothing more than tiny little insects that make honey and are capable of delivering a painful, and sometimes deadly, sting.  But honeybees face some serious challenges, especially from the hand of mankind.  Phi More...

 

News

FFA News

Pettisville FFA hosted a Tractor Day in the south parking lot, Wednesday, April 24.  While the tractors were there, FFA members had the opportunity to raise their awareness of safety rules and hazards that go along with them.  More...

ADAMhs Board Starts Levy Renewal Process

The Four County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services (ADAMhs) began the process of seeking a renewal of one of its two seven-tenths (.7) mill property tax levies.  More...

Spectacular Weather For Planting, Ag Agent Says

Eric Richer, Fulton County agricultural extension agent, said the past week or so has offered spectacular weather for planting.  He anticipated that by today, Wednesday, county farmers would be 95% completed planting corn, and 50% finished with More...

Public Record

Woman Loses $28,000 To Scam

An Archbold police report states Jacqueline S. Waggoner, 47, Archbold, lost $28,000 to a scam. More...

Local Man Gets 12-Month Prison Sentence

Johnathon Gaines, 29, Archbold, was given a 12- month prison sentence in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Monday, May 6, after being convicted of receiving stolen property.  The conviction had its origins during the early-morning hours of Sept. More...

14-Year-Old Local Boy Charged In Theft Case

A 14-year-old Archbold boy has been arrested on a charge of juvenile deliquency by way of theft in connection with a missing $20 bill.  The Archbold police report states the theft occurred between 9 and 11:15 am at the Archbold Middle School. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 5/14/2013 7:00 PM

OHSAA Membership Approves Seven of Nine Referendum Issues

Changes to Transfer Bylaw Approved; Competitive Balance Issue Fails for Third Consecutive Year

Seven of the nine proposed Ohio High School Athletic Association constitution and bylaw revisions passed as voted upon by OHSAA member schools, Commissioner Daniel B. Ross, Ph.D., has announced.  More...

Archbold Softball Wins Eighth Straight NWOAL Title, Finishes Regular Season 23-1

Archbold (7-1 NWOAL) won a share of its eighth straight Northwest Ohio Athletic League softball title with a 10-3 victory over Bryan (10-12, 5-3 NWOAL), Monday, May 6, at Archbold.  The Streaks share the title with Evergreen. More...

Streak Baseball Picks Up Wins Over PH, Hilltop; Falls To Bryan

The Archbold baseball team picked up a pair of non-league wins over Patrick Henry and Hilltop last week, but fell to Northwest Ohio Athletic League foe Bryan.  The Streaks stand 18-4 overall, and finished 6-2 in the NWOAL. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical More...

Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center

May 3: Adrianna Martinez, Wauseon, girl.  May 5: Alexandra Adams, Swanton, boy.  May 7: Lindsay & Joel Grieser, Archbold, boy.  May 8: Jaunita Mancera, Delta, girl.   More...