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Syringes Found

Kevin J. Beck, 64, Archbold, told police he discovered two plastic containers full of used syringes in space he maintains in a building at 507 Stryker St. Beck told officers on Monday, May 20, he was going through a box left behind by a former employee when he discovered the syringes. Police took possession of the syringes and referred the […]

Council Approves One-Bid Contract

Archbold Village Council approved a street repair contract that had just one bid at its Monday, June 3 meeting. Krueger Construction, Archbold, was the only bidder for the West Holland Street reconstruction project. The company submitted a bid of $151,200. Village engineers estimated the project cost as $140,000, making the bid $11,200, or 8%, over the estimate. If the bid […]

How Much Rain Has Fallen?

Based on the fact that only about 10% of the 2019 Fulton County corn crop and 5% of the soybeans have been planted, one would think there have been huge amounts of rainfall. One would be wrong. From Jan. 1 to May 30, Archbold wastewater treatment plant workers recorded 17.44 inches of rainfall. Compared to 2014, 2015, and 2016, when […]

Erratic Driving Complaint

Archbold police were called to Clover Lane about 2:08 pm, Thursday, May 23, on a report of erratic driving. The police report states a 58-year-old woman from rural Wauseon alerted police to a car being driven erratically. Police contacted the driver of the subject vehicle, an 87- year-old Archbold woman. She reported she was fine, but was distraught over being […]

Memorial Day ‘A Day Of Respect And Remembrance,” Says Poor

Roy Poor, a major in the Ohio Air National Guard 180th Tactical Fighter Wing, said he thinks about three things on Memorial Day. Speaking to the crowd gathered at the Ridgeville Corners American Legion Hall, Monday, May 27, Poor said he first thinks about four people he knew– men and women of the 180th– who died while in the service […]

AHS Students Receive Scholarships

Members of the Archbold High School Class of 2019 who received almost $1.5 million in scholarships at Scholarship Night, Monday, May 20, and the scholarships they received: Brittani Becher: University of Toledo Legacy & Regents, Building Ohio’s Sustainable Energy Future, Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association, Greater Toledo Wrestling Coaches Association, Archbold Area Foundation; Caitlyn Beldon: Bowling Green State University […]

Senior Citizen Menu

Week of June 3-7 MONDAY-goulash, summer squash, tossed salad, baked apples. TUESDAY: oriental pepper steak, steamed brown rice, far east vegetables, tropical fruit. WEDNESDAY: roast pork, scalloped potatoes, cooked cabbage, applesauce, brownies. THURSDAY: mushroom swiss burger, potato chips, baked beans, mixed vegetables, orange segments. FRIDAY: ham salad or chicken salad, lettuce & tomato, broccoli salad, ambrosia.

4-H News

The Countryside Clovers 4-H Club met Tuesday, May 21, at St. James Lutheran Church in Elmira. Money for Mud Hens tickets and t-shirts were collected. Anyone who has not yet attended Quality Assurance should contact the Extension Office to attend tomorrow, Thursday, 7 pm. The annual Community Meal is tomorrow, Thursday, in Wauseon. Arrive at the church in Wauseon at […]

FFA News

The Pettisville FFA chapter attended the 91st Ohio State FFA Convention, Thursday-Friday, May 2-3, in Columbus. Pettisville members who earned their State FFA Degrees were William Fenton, Jessie McWatters and Calvin Nofziger. Earning gold pins this year for their chapter officer books were Elizabeth Beck (reporter), Jessie McWatters (secretary), and Mauricea Crouch (treasurer). Kayla Wyse, Baden Skates and Jessie McWatters […]

Unemployment Rate Sets New Low

The Fulton County unemployment rate for April was 3.2%, a new record low. The Ohio Department of Job &Family Services announced the new rate, Friday, May 17. The Archbold Buckeye has kept detailed unemployment rate records for 10 years and five months, starting in December 2008. The previous low was 3.5% in September 2018. Fulton County unemployment has been below […]


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