Tolling Of The Bell

Lester Grime, right, adjutant of the Archbold Buehrer-Lauber- Weckesser American Legion Post 311, tolls the bell honoring members of the Armed Services who did not return. At left is Paul Lovejoy, post chaplain. Tolling the bell was part of the Memorial Day service, Monday, May 31.–photo by Davi d Pugh


West Liberty Salem 3, Archbold 2

After heavy rains forced a change to the state softball tournament, Archbold finally took the field against West Liberty Salem shortly after 8 p.m., Friday, June 4. WLS scored two runs in the top of the first inning and went on to a 3-2 victory.–Posted 6.5, 12:03 a.m.

Archbold Zoning Inspector Issues 27 Warning Letters

Carma Grime, Archbold zoning inspector, issued 27 warning letters to property owners between Jan. 1 and May 21. The information was released after this newspaper requested copies of the letters from Grime. The names and addresses of the recipients were removed from the letters as part of the agreement between Grime and this newspaper. This newspaper’s request for the letters […]


Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of speeding offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, court costs.) Traffic Eric E. Baker, Ney, failure to yield while turning left, N. Clyde’s Way, $102, $80. Darlene L. Boger, rural Metamora, failure to yield from private drive, N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, $102, […]


Archbold Boys 4x200 Wins State Championship!

The Archbold boys 4×200-meter relay team of Desmond Sleigh, Danny Young, Noah Keefer, and Nate Hammersmith won the Div. III state championship, Saturday, June 4, in Columbus. The Streaks ran the race in 1:28.49, only two one-hundredths (.02) off the state record. The Archbold boys track team finished fourth overall. Other results from the state track & field meet: Archbold: […]

South Defiance Street Construction

County Unemployment Down Nearly 2 Points

Unemployment in Fulton County during April was 12.6%, the lowest in the four-county area during the month, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The unemployment rate was down 1.8 percentage points from the March figure of 14.4%. While the rate dropped between March and April in all four counties, the Fulton County decline was […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: combined service honoring high school graduates. Prelude by worship team; Jason and Kacey Hoffman, mission moment; offertory, Let The Waters Rise, hand-signed by graduating seniors Brittany Coressel, Autumn Lantz, Mindy Wyse; graduating seniors, Andrew Litogot, Stephen Nafziger, Eric Rupp, scripture readers. Message, “Church Perfected: Part 2,” Trey Sonnenberg, youth pastor. Wednesday: meal, 6 p.m., Connection Club for […]



by David Pugh, Buckeye Staff Writer Four people were injured, one seriously, as a result of a tornado which roared through Fulton County, Saturday night, June 5. As of 5:23 pm, Sunday, the National Weather Service determined Fulton County was struck by a EF2 tornado that "began around along Highway 109, just east of Co. Rd. A, and continued (northeast) […]

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