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DIVISION III DISTRICT BASEBALL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 5, Fairview 4

Leading 4-0 after one inning, Archbold survived a comeback by Fairview to win their Division III district baseball semifinal 5-4, Thursday, May 19, at Defiance College.The Apaches came back in the second inning to tie the score at 4, where it stayed More...

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DIVISION III DISTRICT TRACK

PHS Girls 4x800 Sets Record; Cline Wins Two Field Events

The Pettisville 4x800 girls relay team set a meet record in winning a district title at the Div. More...

Work Underway

Workers were busy Monday, May 16, covering the south wall of the Rupp Furniture building with an insulating and sealing material. The village of Archbold is paying for the project. More...

In Good Hands

Emily Roth, 17, Archbold, holds a baby pygmy goat during Spring on the Farm at Sauder Village, Saturday, May 14. More...

Pettisville Graduates Say Small School An Advantage

According to seniors at Pettisville High School, there are real advantages to attending Pettisville beyond those that are reflected in its high test scores or graduation rates.  Seniors who were interviewed pointed most often to the close relati More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Clela M. (King) Stoll

Clela M. (King) Stoll, age 96 years, of Archbold, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 12, 2016, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. She was born June 29, 1919, near Archbold, the daughter of Aaron and Mary (Short) Grieser. More...

DEATH NOTICES

Delbert L. Latta, 96, Bowling Green, died May 12, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Rose Mary, and two children. Hanneman Funeral Home and Crematory, Bowling Green.   More...

People

Couple To Wed September 17

Kara Goldsmith and Travis Lankford, both of Locust, N.C., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.  Parents are Craig and Sherry Goldsmith, Wauseon, and Randy and Connie Lankford, Concord, N.C.  More...

Reynolds Earns Honor Society Membership

Elizabeth Reynolds, Archbold, was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.  Reynolds is pursuing a degree in criminal justice More...

Inducted Into Honor Society

Local students were inducted in the Four County Career Center chapter of the National Technical Honor Society.  Students must have at least a 3.6 gpa at FCCC, 95% attendance, and excellent disciplinary records.  Those inducted:  More...

Opinion

Archbold: 150 And Still Going Strong

There’s an anniversary coming on Monday, May 23, that citizens are anxious to greet.  It’s the 150th anniversary of the official incorporation of the village of Archbold, which, in our humble opinion, is the greatest little town in t More...

Letter To The Editor

As I observe the discussion concerning the issue of moving Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24, I find it interesting that complaints are being directed to the Archbold Village Council instead of where they should be directed.  More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago  Wednesday, May 24, 2006   Jim Wyse, mayor, helps Scott Dominique, commander of American Legion Post 311, decorate veteran graves in the cemetery and Paul Van Sickle, Pettisville commander, places flags on graves, according to More...

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DIVISION III DISTRICT BASEBALL FINAL

Archbold 2, Tinora 0

Archbold held a slim 1-0 lead going into the sixth inning when Toby Walker added an insurance run for a 2-0 shutout of Tinora and a Div. More...

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DIVISION III DISTRICT TRACK

Archbold Wins Girls Title; Ranzau Sets Record In Pole Vault

Archbold won the girls title at the Div. More...

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DIVISION III DISTRICT SOFTBALL SEMIFINAL

Archbold 8, Elmwood 5

Archbold (17-5) advanced to the Div. More...

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DIVISION II DISTRICT TENNIS

Rupp, Short/McQuade Fall In First Round

Jereme Rupp and the doubles team of Alex Short and Luke McQuade both dropped out of the Div. More...

Downey Balks At School Administrator Pay Raises

John Downey, an Archbold school board member, cast a “no” vote on pay hikes for school administrators during the Monday, May 16 board meeting.  Downey was the lone dissenting vote, so the pay raises passed, 4-1.  Most administra More...

Memorial Day Events, Speakers

Memorial Day programs for Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners have been set. More...

Members Of Class Of 2016 Say Archbold Schools Are Special

The Archbold Area School District– and Archbold High School in particular– is a special place.  That’s what members of the AHS Class of 2016 said in a recent interview.  A lot of high school student bodies divide themselve More...

 

News

Income Tax Up 46.6%

Archbold municipal income tax collection was unusually large for the month of April, Archbold Village Council learned at its Monday, May 16 meeting. Dennis Howell, village administrator, revealed that total gross collections were $637,287.87. More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

May 6 10:20 am: Assist other police unit, 100 block S. Defiance St. 1:30 pm: Vandalism, 414 Park St. 3:40 pm: Unruly juvenile, Fox Chase, parties agreed juvenile would stay at grandmother’s home for weekend. More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court   Theresa Habel, Swanton and Morgan Habel, Delta, petitioners. Dissolution.  Brian Benarth, Wauseon andAngelaBenarth,Wauseon, petitioners. More...

Tools, Snowplow Blade Reported Stolen

Tools valued at almost $16,000 were reported stolen from Beck Transportation, 310 East Lugbill Road, an Archbold police report states.  The incident was reported to police on Monday, April 18. More...

Sports

Rupp, Short, McQuade Advance To District

The Archbold boys tennis team finished its regular season with a 3-2 loss at Napoleon, Monday, May 9.  The Streaks played in the Division II sectional tournament, Thursday, May 12, and Saturday, May 14.  More...

Archbold Wins 11th Straight Sectional Softball Title

Archbold punched its ticket to the Division III district softball semifinals with a hard-fought 4-1 win over Swanton (8-12), Friday, May 13, at Archbold. It is the 11th straight sectional championship for AHS (16-5). More...

Correction

The catcher in the Archbold softball photo on the front page of last week’s edition of this newspaper was misidentified.  The player was Peyton Dickman.  The Buckeye regrets the error.   More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical   Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Guarding Your Heart & Mind,” Jesse Kahler.  Lockport Mennonite   More...

Births

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Organizations

Mental Health  Mental health support group, Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. More...