Ridgeville Fire Dep’t. Open House Sunday

Ridgeville Fire Department will lower its flag to half-staff and sound the fire siren at noon on Sunday, Oct. 3, to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It’s part of a national campaign to honor the 9-11 victims, and one of the events planned for the department’s Open House, which will be held at the station […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 Installation of traffic signals at the intersection of St. Rts. 66 and 34 near the Four County Career Center won’t happen until December, according to ODOT. Council approved a resolution at its Monday night meeting to participate in the Fulton County tornado warning siren program. Archbold’s total expenditure for the sirens will be […]


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Four County, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m., ADAMhs Board office, St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Tuesday, Oct. 5, 12-6 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 726 Monroe, Napoleon. LSS Card Party Lutheran Social Services “Pepper” party,” Monday, Oct. 4 & 18, […]

Blue Streak Girls Tennis Falls To 3-9

The Archbold girls tennis team dropped to 3-9 with a 5-0 blanking by Ottawa- Glandorf, Tuesday, Sept. 21, and a 3-2 loss to Bryan, Thursday, Sept. 23. OG 5, AHS 0 Singles: 1. Leatherman (OG) def. Erin Nafziger 6-3, 6-2. 2. Kahle (OG) def. Rachel Bowman 6-0, 6-2. 3. Heckman (OG) def. Krista Leupp 6-0, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Utendorf and […]

Chiropractic Firm Cuts Ribbon


In the old photo in last week’s Buckeye, the man driving the horse and buggy was Ollie Schaffner, not Jacob.


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 17: Paulette Kendall, Wauseon, girl. Sept. 18: Morgan Jennifer Little, Wauseon, boy. Sept. 21: Melissa Garcia, Wauseon, girl; Nicole Rufenacht, Archbold, boy. Sept. 22: Nichole & Stephen Henry, Napoleon, girl. Sept. 23: Heather McIntosh, Wauseon, girl.

AHS JV Girls Soccer Falls To Wauseon

The Archbold junior varsity girls soccer team lost to Wauseon 1-0, Tuesday, Sept. 21. The Archbold defense, led by Ella Weaver, Ashley Short, Ellen Yoder, Brie Deskins, Kassidy Garrow, and Megan Arend in goal, defended against the Indians’ shots. Alora Drewes, Ashley Davis, Blanca Calderon, Amanda Lovejoy and Meg Yoder led the attack. The Indians scored the game’s only goal […]

Unemployment Down; Are More Running Out Of Benefits?

The Fulton County unemployment rate in August was 9.7%. August was the first time unemployment in the county, as estimated by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, had dropped from double digits since December 2008, when it hit 10.5%. It hit a high of 16% in January 2010. Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, said she thought […]

Today’s Economy, An Unknown World

Lisa Arend, Fulton County economic development director, spoke profoundly in an article in this week’s edition of the Archbold Buckeye newspaper. She called today’s economic climate an “unknown world.” She is correct. The world has never before seen the precise set of circumstances and factors that has brought the international economy to the brink of a near-worldwide meltdown. There are […]

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