Trucking Firm Burglary Nets Cash For Thieves

Archbold police officers are investigating a burglary at Beck Transportation that resulted in the theft of an undisclosed amount of cash. A representative of the company told police on Sunday, Oct. 26, that the theft occurred sometime between 3:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 25, and 12:15 pm, Sunday. The thief or thieves broke a window in the back of the building […]

Borton Places 21st At State Cross Country; Hostetler Finishes 41st

Austin Borton, a Pettisville senior, earned All-Ohio honors at the boys Division III state cross country meet, Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Scioto Downs race track in Columbus. Borton finished 21st, crossing the finish line in front of thousands of cheering spectators. His official finish time for the 3.1-mile race was 16 minutes, 22 seconds. The state meet begins and […]

Archbold Fire Department Battles Workshop Blaze

The Archbold Fire Department called for assistance from Wauseon and Ridgeville fire departments to battle an early morning blaze in a storage building-workshop, Friday, Oct. 31. Jack Stover, 22081 Co. Rd. B, owned the structure, which was down a lane, set back in a woods approximately 30 yards from his home. As of Monday, Andy Brodbeck, Archbold fire department chief, […]

Blackbirds Fall To Leipsic In D-IV Regional Semifinal

Horning: "It's A Coach's Dream To Have A Group Like This"

Pettisville advanced to the Sweet 16 for only the third time in school history, but a team of Vikings shot the Birds down. Leipsic (24-2), ranked eighth in Ohio in Division V, defeated PHS 25-16, 25-12, 25-11 in a regional volleyball semifinal at Elida, Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Birds ended with a 17-8 record. “I’m proud of the girls. They […]

Rural Ridgeville Man In Monday Auto Crash

Michael Lecklider, 52, rural Ridgeville Corners, was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Co. Rd. A-C and St. Rt. 108 about 5:18 pm, Monday, Nov. 3. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report on the crash states Lecklider was driving a sportutility vehicle east on the county road, while a pickup truck, driven by Todd Blosser, 39, Wauseon, […]

Yoder Enjoys Job As Usher At OSU Football Games

For an Ohio State Buckeyes football fan, Dan Yoder, Archbold, has a dream job. He’s an usher at Ohio Stadium, where the Buckeyes play home games. Ushers help fans find their seats. They differ from Red Coats, who are stationed outside the stadium and check bags, purses, and tickets. Yoder said he jumped at the chance to be an usher […]

Crash Damages Pay Telephone

Rufino R. Oregon, 50, rural Archbold, received a citation for failure to stop after an accident, after his vehicle struck a pay phone at the Archbold Main Stop, Friday, Oct. 24. The Archbold police report states Oregon was driving his pickup up to use the phone, located on the east side of the parking lot. The truck collided with the […]

Lantz Third At State Cross Country Meet

Kyle Lantz, a Pettisville fifth grader, ran to a third-place finish at the Ohio middle school cross country championship meet, Sunday, Oct. 26, in Dublin. Lantz competed in the sixth grade-and-under division. He ran the two-mile course in 12 minutes, 11.8 seconds, just three tenths of a second behind the second-place runner. The winner was Troy Schultz, a sixth grade […]


Yoder Resigns From Archbold School Board

Yoder Resigns From Archbold School Board    David Yoder, a member of the Archbold Area School Board, has announced his resignation effective Monday, Nov. 17.    Yoder, who is just completing his ninth year as a member of the board, told the Archbold Buckeye he is resigning to spend more time with his family.    “With my wife, Mari, going to […]

Man Cited On Drug Charges

Jordan Dominique, 19, Archbold, was cited for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, after Archbold Police and a Fulton County Sheriff Deputy stopped at his residence looking for someone else. Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, said the deputy, with the assistance of two APD officers, was searching for another subject. There was a felony warrant for that person. During their […]