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Winners, Winners…Turkey And Ham Dinners!

This family, who was all sitting together, was the big winner at the Archbold-German Township Fire Department Feather Party, Saturday, Nov. 19. Family members took home a grand total of nine turkeys, two hams, and the 50/50 jackpot. Front row, from left: Andrea Valdez, Wauseon, won one turkey and two hams; Jessica Reyes, Archbold, won four turkeys and the 50/50 […]

Family Is Recurring Response To Thanksgiving Questions

In this week’s edition of this newspaper, Charles Gautsche, author of A Chapel Meditation, asks two questions: “What are you most thankful for?” “What is your most treasured blessing?” When those questions were put to local officials, educators, and Buckeye readers, one theme came through: family and friends. “I have the same answer to both questions– my family!” said Royal […]

‘Girl Name Tom’ Siblings Talk About Being Thankful

With the arrival of the Thanksgiving holiday season, two members of local musical trio “Girl Named Tom” shared their thoughts about that for which they are thankful. The three– brothers Joshus and Caleb, and their sister, Bekah– burst onto the national music scene in 2021 after winning the “The Voice” television competition. Today they tour the nation, performing for audiences […]

Local Man Dies In Grain Elevator Accident

Fire departments from Wauseon, Archbold, Ridgeville Corners, and Morenci, Mich. spent about five hours at the scene of a fatal accident at Pettisville Grain Company, Wednesday, Nov. 9. Neil Rupp, 66, Pettisville, a part owner of PGC, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wauseon Fire Department got the initial call about 8:19 am to the PGC elevator at 18251 Co. […]

Parade of Lights Entries Growing

Rhonda Leininger, Archbold Area of Chamber of Commerce director, said as of Monday, Nov. 14, there are 26 entries for the 23rd annual Archbold Parade of Lights, set for Friday, Nov. 25. That’s only two shy of the 28 units that participated last year, the first post-pandemic Parade of Lights. The parade was cancelled in 2020. This year, there will […]

Band To March In Chicago Parade On Saturday



The Archbold High School Blue Streak Marching Band will step onto the national stage, Saturday, Nov. 19, when the band appears in what is billed as America’s third-largest parade in Chicago. The parade is part of the The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. A Chicago television station will produce a program that will be broadcast on two Toledo television stations starting […]

Tax Issues Approved By County Voters

Voters in Fulton and Henry counties were in generous moods in the Tuesday, Nov. 8 general election. Each of the countywide tax levy questions put before voters in the two counties passed, most by significant margins, as did the German Township fire levy. German Township asked voters to renew a half (.5) mill property tax and increase it by another […]

One Dead In Pettisville Industrial Accident-UPDATED 11.10

UPDATED THUR., NOV. 10, 4:25 pm Roy Miller, Fulton County Sheriff, has confirmed that Neil Rupp, 66, rural Archbold, was killed in industrial accident Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Pettisville Grain Company elevator at 18251 Co. Rd. D-E. UPDATED THUR., NOV. 10, 11:35 AM: The Wauseon Fire Department issued an updated press release Thursday morning, Nov. 10: On Wednesday, Nov. 9, […]

Selected Election Results – Nov. 8 General Election

  *Unofficial* Fulton County 29 of 29 precincts reporting US Senate Tim Ryan (D) 5,235 J.D. Vance (R) 10,720 US House Marcy Kaptur (D) 6,466 J. R. Majewski (R) 9,409 Gov. and Lt. Gov DeWine/Husted (R) 12,795 Whaley/Stephens (D) 3,288 Amendment 1 to the Ohio Constitution: Courts to Consider Public Safety when setting Bail Yes 12,756 No 2,910 Amendment 2 […]

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Greetings Best Part Of Honor Flight Trip, Say Veterans


For Vietnam era veterans Joe Beck, Ridgeville Corners, and Fred DeGroff, Archbold, perhaps the best part of their Honor Flight trip was coming back home. Flag City Honor Flight, a volunteer organization based out of Findlay, flies veterans to Washington, D.C., to see monuments to those who served in military conflicts around the world. A flight with 87 veterans on […]


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