Fairlawn Auction Still A Success Despite Downturn

While the size of the crowd, items donated, and money raised were down, the 2009 Fairlawn Auxiliary Auction was a success. “It raised money, so it was successful,” said Steve Ringenberg, Fairlawn Haven chief executive officer. Monies raised help pay for many things, from medical equipment to cable television. This year’s auction raised $33,831.50, said Lois Grime, auxiliary treasurer. There […]


In an article in last week’s Archbold Buckeye, the wrong name was given for the Fulton County Health Center administrator. Dean Beck is the administrator.

Pettisville Drops Season Opener, Wins Doubleheader

The Pettisville baseball team opened the 2009 season with a 9-6 loss at Fairview, Tuesday, April 2. The Blackbirds hosted a doubleheader against Delta, Saturday, April 4 and won both games to up their record to 2-1. Fairview 9, PHS 6 The Birds led 1-0 after one, but Fairview scored two runs in the third and two in the fourth […]

Be An Informed Voter

Barn Restaurant, Monday, April 13, 12 noon

Take Action: Be An Informed Voter! Barn Restaurant, Monday, April 13, 12 noon Open to the public. Speakers include Joyce Klingelsmith, Archbold Community Library, Sandy Griggs, Fulton County Senior Center, and a representative of the German Township Trustees. They will discuss levy requests on the May 5 ballot and take your questions. Bring a guest!–Posted 4.9, 11:32 a.m.

4-H News

Pettisville Ever-Ready met Monday, March 23. Enrollment forms and money were to be turned into advisors. Advisors checked forms were filled out correctly. Livestock animal projects were to view a Quality Assurance video on March 31. The club has 30 new members. The next meeting is Thursday, April 14, 7:30 pm at the Pettisville Park Pavilion.- Sarah Pratt, secretary/reporter


Justin Rufenacht, 2005 Pettisville High School graduate, was one of three Bluffton University men’s basketball players to be named to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Conference team. It was the third consecutive year he was recognized for his outstanding record in the classroom. Student-athletes must have completed a full year, be a varsity athlete, and carry a minimum cumulative grade […]

County Unemployment Drops, Still Near 15%

After hitting 15.3% in January, the Fulton County estimated unemployment rate for February dropped four-tenths (.4) of a point, to 14.9%. That’s based on information released last week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Fulton and Henry counties are 14.9%. Williams County was highest in the four counties, at 15.3%. Defiance County had the lowest, 13.3%, and […]

Public Notice

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS VILLAGE OF ARCHBOLD, OHIO WEST WILLIAMS STREET AND RUIHLEY PARK RESURFACING CONTRACT 4-09 Sealed bids for the construction of Contract 4-09, West Williams Street and Ruihley Park Resurfacing, will be received by the Village of Archbold, Fulton County, Ohio, at the office of the Village Administrator, 300 N. Defiance St., Archbold, Ohio 43502 until 12:00 o’clock noon […]

AHS Sophomore Wins Bowling Title

Chandler Stevens, an Archbold High School sophomore, won the 9th and 10th grade boys division of the Ohio High School Bowling Coaches Association singles championships. Based on a six-game format, Stevens rolled 181, two 199s, 204, 224, and then a high of 245 for a total of 1,253 in Columbus, Sunday, April 5. The lanes were oiled in a sport […]

School Board To Discuss Administrator Salaries

The Archbold Area School Board was scheduled to review the salaries of the district administrators in a special meeting at 5 pm, Tuesday, April 7. The meeting was to begin after presstime for this week’s edition of the Archbold Buckeye. David Deskins, district superintendent, said there also will be a brief discussion of bowling as a high school sport. He […]

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