Annexation Requested For Co. Rd. B Property

Brad Miller, Archbold, representing Saddlewood LLC (Limited Liability Corporation), told members of the Archbold Planning Commission about a proposed land development project, Monday evening, May 12. Miller said the corporation purchased the Spiess farm, 150 acres of land on the south side of Miller Avenue, County Road B, east of South Defiance St. The company plans to develop the land […]


Because of incorrect information given to the Archbold Buckeye, a student was misidentified in a May 7 front page Archbold High School prom photo. Shawn Patterson was standing in the back of the photo with five boys wearing sunglasses. The Buckeye regrets the error.

What’s Going On?

Alice Rowe, Archbold, stopped in the Archbold Buckeye office, Monday afternoon, May 12 to renew a gift subscription for her daughter, Mrs. Carol R. Hoskinson, Roswell, Ga. She has had the Buckeye sent to her daughter for 39 years. She said her daughter enjoys reading everything in the paper.

Prom Is A Plus For AHS, PHS Students

Junior-senior proms at Archbold and Pettisville Schools have come and gone. The colorful, happy, and memorable events went without mishaps. In recent years, high schools across our great nation have suffered major accidents, ending or maiming the lives of young people enjoying a highlight of their school years, the prom. When prom season comes and goes without a serious accident, […]

Pettisville Okays 49 Seniors For Graduation

The Pettisville school board approved 49 candidates to graduate, pending successful completion of all requirements. The class of 2008 is a large one. The largest graduating class was in 1973 when 56 students received diplomas. The board considered the date for the 2009 graduation. One suggestion was Friday, May 22, 2009, a change from the traditional Sunday of Memorial Day […]

Cell Phone Theft

Archbold Police are investigating the theft of a cell phone from an apartment in East Gardens. Thom Ross, Archbold Police assistant chief, said Brittany Robbins, East Gardens resident, said she and a friend left the apartment about 7:20 pm, Wednesday, May 7. When they returned at 10:50 pm, they found the door ajar. Robbins said she was sure the door […]

Archbold, Pettisville Advance In Softball Tournament

D-III: Archbold 5, Delta 3 D-IV: Pettisville 12, Stryker 2

   Archbold and Pettisville both advanced in softball tournament action, Thursday, May 15.    In Division III, Archbold used four runs in the sixth inning to defeat Delta 5-3 in a sectional final at Archbold.    Evergreen defeated Liberty Center 5-0 in the other sectional final at Archbold.    The Blue Streaks and Vikings will battle in a district semifinal […]

Township Trustees Say No To Executive Session

A township trustee in Eastern Ohio declined to take part in an executive session, known as a closed-door meeting. Matthew Lynch, Bainbridge Township trustee, left the meeting rather than go into secret session. That was quite unusual for an elected official. Many trustees go into closeddoor meetings to keep the public from hearing their comments. Ohio law allows executive sessions […]

Recipe Corner

Hot Spinach And Artichoke Dip 1 (10 ounces) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 2 cups thawed, chopped frozen artichoke hearts 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese Squeeze excess liquid from thawed spinach and artichokes. Place spinach, mayonnaise, sour cream, hot pepper sauce, Parmesan […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of speeding offenses, the first number is the illegal speed, the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine, second, costs.) Traffic Victor Zarvbayko, Sacramento, Calif., improper U-turn, Co. Rd. C at Co. Rd. 21-3, $37 fine, $57 costs. Jordan J. Dominique, Wauseon, seatbelt, St. Rt. 108, $30, $33. Christine Gomez, Wauseon, seatbelt, St. […]