BREAKING NEWS: Pettisville School Levy Passes

For the issue: 609 Against the issue: 469

   A $4.83 million, 28-year bond issue requested by the Pettisville Local School district passed in the Tuesday, Nov. 4 general election.    There were 609 votes for the bond issue and 469 against. In percentage terms, the issue passed 56% to 44%.    The total includes votes cast in Henry County. In Henry County, 98.48% of registered voters cast […]

Butchering Day

At right, Ben Olmstead, 9, Wauseon, closest to the camera, and Trevor Short, 9, Archbold, watch as Mike Stuckey and Lowell Beck carve pork during Butchering Day at Sauder Village Saturday, Oct. 25. Following the tradition of early farmers, a hog is butchered in the fall in preparation for the winter. The weekend of Oct. 25-26 was the last weekend […]

Car-Deer Crash Near Pettisville

John E. DeBarr, 64, Toledo, was involved in a car-deer collision about 7:29 pm, Monday, Oct. 20 on St. Rt. 2, about threetenths of a mile west of Co. Rd. 19. The Fulton County Sheriff Department crash report states DeBarr was driving west on the highway when the collision occurred.

Miller Receives Award

The State Baseball Coaches Association has selected Kevin “Scoop” Miller, Archbold, as this year’s baseball winner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity award. The award is given to each of the 22 OHSAAs anctioned sports. Four allied professional organizations can recognize and honor one of their members with an OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity award. […]


Nov. 5 Online Edition May Be Posted Late

   The online edition of the Nov. 5 Archbold Buckeye may not be available at 7 a.m., Wednesday, due to the lateness of Tuesday night’s election results.–Posted 11.4, 3:44 p.m.

Archbold Schools Out Of Money By 2013

The Archbold Area School District is going to have to look to its taxpayers by 2011, and possibly as early as 2010, for more money, David Deskins, district superintendent, said last week. “I think based on our fiveyear forecast, we will have significant financial decisions to make in 2011, or as early as 2010,” he said. But, that’s still two […]

Police Investigate Theft From Local Residence

Martin Schmidt, Archbold Police chief, said officers are investigating a burglary report from a West Street residence. Schmidt said the theft was reported Friday, Oct. 24. Someone entered the unlocked residence of Heather Merillat, 501 West Street. Taken were a television, plus video game equipment owned by Jerod Ray Yedica, Archbold, and Drew Willis, Heather’s son. “We’re still working on […]

Blue Streak Soccer Club

Boys U-14 The Archbold Blue Streak Soccer Club boys U-14 team defeated Napoleon 2-1, Monday, Oct. 20, under the lights at Spengler Field. After a scoreless first half, David Bontrager teamed up with Andrew Mayer on an indirect free kick to break the deadlock in the 47th minute. Mayer tapped the ball into play while Bontrager knocked in the goal […]

Streaks Defeat Liberty Center 26-6 In Div. V Playoff Game

 Streaks Defeat Liberty Center 26-6 In Div. V Playoff Game   Archbold defeated Liberty Center 26-6 in a Div. V regional quarterfinal football game, Saturday, Nov. 1.    The Streaks play Liberty-Benton, Saturday, Nov. 8 in a regional semifinal. LB defeated Delphos Jefferson 34-0 Saturday night.–Posted 11.1, 10:15 p.m.

FFA News

Many CDEs (career development events) have taken place at Pettisville High School this fall. The Pettisville FFA has participated in urban and ag soils, agronomy, dairy products, and dairy cattle judging CDEs. The district urban and ag soils CDE was on Thursday, Oct. 2. The urban soils team placed sixth. There were eight members on the team. Pettisville’s top three […]

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