New Football Stadium Light Poles Ordered

Probably Not Ready For First Home Game, Deskins Says

Four new light poles were ordered last week for the Archbold High School football stadium, said David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent. The problem? The manufacturer said the district can expect delivery in four to six weeks. The first home football game is Friday, Aug. 27, just over three weeks away. Deskins said even if the poles are delivered […]


Archbold Places Second At BG Soccer Tourney

The Archbold boys soccer team made a strong showing at the annual 28-team Bowling Green/Otsego high school soccer tournament, July 23- 25. The Streaks were undefeated in round robin play, besting Riverdale 2-1, tying Woodmore 2-2, and handling Defiance 5-1. That record placed them in the second of four divisions for tournament play, where Archbold beat Elida 2-1 and knocked […]

Summer Fun On The Playground

What’s Going On?

Dimitrios Mentoras, who lives in Thessaloniki, Greece, recently reported while renewing his online subscription, “I love reading the news from the Buckeye. It kind of makes me homesick even though I am not an American. “Miss you all over there so much.” Mentoras was a foreign exchange student at Pettisville in 1980-81. He was a 16-year-old junior at PHS, and […]

Softball Champs

Schools Getting Ready; Pettisville Plans Aug. 17 Start

While youngsters may not like it, the calendar has turned to August, and sooner than you think, school will start. That’s particularly true for students in the Pettisville Local School District, where the first bell will ring on Tuesday, Aug. 17, less than two weeks from today. Youngsters can blame their shortened summer break on the school district construction project. […]

Archbold Police Log

July 25 7:41 pm: Archbold Main Stop gas driveoff; subject returned and paid. July 26 8:30 pm: Theft, Circle K. 11:15 pm: Prowler, 100 block Blue Streak Dr., gone when officer arrived. July 27 7:11 am: Vandalism to vehicle, 506 Brussel St. 5:35 pm: Welfare check, East Gardens, found subject on floor, called Archbold Rescue. July 28 9:35 am: A […]

Extend Lafayette Street In 2010-11

The extension of Lafayette Street from its current west end, between the Archbold High School and the Archbold Evangelical Church, to Co. Rd. 24, will be completed by late 2011. That was the decision of Village Council during a Tuesday night, July 27, work session. Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, and Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, reported on the results of […]

Haitian Earthquake: Local Men Say Little Has Been Done

In the six months since the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, little to nothing has been done to clear the debris and repair the damage. “What you see on TV? It’s worse,” Mark Grime said. “We were able to spend three to four hours in the back of a truck driving around Port-au-Prince. Noth- ing is happening,” said Doug Bernath. […]

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