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State Working On Calamity Day Changes

The Ohio House of Representatives and Senate are crafting legislation to address the extreme number of calamity days Ohio schools were forced to take so far this winter. More...

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Obituaries

Pauline J. Clark

Pauline J. (Leininger) Clark, age 74, of Winter Haven, Fla., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Feb. 7, 2014.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard J. and Helen M. More...

Public Record

Charge Man With Inducing Panic

Heath Michael Armstrong, 26, is currently free on bond after being arrested and charged with inducing panic following an incident that resulted in an open-country search and capture.  More...

Domestic Incident Referred To County Prosecutor

A domestic incident that occurred on Monday, Feb. 3, at East Gardens has been referred to the Fulton County prosecutor.  Police were called to an apartment in the complex about 10:40 pm. More...

Man Charged In Hunting Accident

Robert Heltzel III, 26, rural Wauseon, has been charged with negligent homicide and injuring persons while hunting, Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, announced last week.  Both charges are misdemeanors of the first degree and w More...

Sports

Archbold Declaws Panthers, Still In Hunt For League Title

In a key Northwest Ohio Athletic League matchup between two squads vying for a league championship, Archbold came out on top of Delta 70-55, Friday, Feb. 7, in the Thunderdome. More...

Blue Streaks Win NWOAL With Perfect 8-0 Record

The last time the Archbold girls basketball team lost a Northwest Ohio Athletic League game was Dec. 10, 2010, when Evergreen beat the Streaks 55-40. Archbold and the Vikings shared the league title in 2010-11 with 7-1 records. More...

Div. III, IV Boys Tournament Pairings

Tournament pairings were drawn Sunday for the Ohio boys basketball tournament.  In Division III sectional action at Otsego, Archbold (13-4) received the top seed while Liberty Center (13-5) was seeded second.  Evergreen (8-8) plays Archbold More...

Religion

Organizations

Agriculture Education Pettisville Agriculture Education Adult Ed Advisory Committee, Monday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Tour of Riley Tractor Parts and Yoder & Frey Cushion Manufacturing. SAHC More...

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson, scripture; worship team, music & offertory. Message, “Can One Be Enough” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Central Bible Quizzers 7-0

Team spirit was the highlight of the day at the Sunday, Feb. 9, Bible quiz meet at West Clinton Mennonite Church.  Teams showed their spirit by dressing up, singing silly songs, acting out skits and making team picture buttons. More...

Buckeye Wins Six Awards

Four First Places, One Second, One Third

The Archbold Buckeye placed first in news coverage, design, best local feature, and community awareness at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, Thursday, Feb. More...

Snow Removal Costs Up More Than 300% In Archbold

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, said the cost of removing snow in the village was up 313% over the same timeperiod last winter. During his State of the Village address, Monday, Feb. 10, Wyse presented snow removal costs for the period of Dec. More...

 

News

Pettisville Schools Start "Parent Option" Days

Pettisville schools will begin declaring “parent option” days as another way to deal with the extreme conditions of this winter.  Under the “parent option,” students will be given an excused absence if parents believe it More...

PHS Play Rehearsal Underway

Daniel Sauder and Clara Beck, PHS seniors, rehearse Thursday, Jan. More...

Pettisville School Income Tax Up; District Receives $13,000 In Casino Revenue

Revenue from the Pettisville School District 2% income tax was up slightly for the quarter, as were yearto date totals, Chris Lee, district treasurer, told the school board at its Monday, Feb. More...

People

Heckels Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Tom and Sharon Heckel, Stryker, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.  Tom Heckel and Sharon Wyse were married Feb. 16, 1974, at St. More...

Honor Student

Tanner Rufenacht, PHS ‘13, son of Brad and Tina, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich.  Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.   More...

Opinion

Buckeye Honored For Publishing Excellence

It’s always gratifying to be recognized by peers in your industry, whether it’s the production of widgets or the crafting of a weekly newspaper.   More...

Safety Of Students As Important As Education

Persons involved in education in Ohio– just about all of us– face a dilemma as the winter grinds on. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004   Work on the new Archbold Woodland Park should start next month, according to council.   More...