Jon Lugbill Is School Board President

Gladieux Named Head Track Coach

Members of the Archbold Area School Board elected Jon Lugbill, one of the board’s newest members, as board president at their Monday, Jan. 10 organizational meeting. He replaces Scott Miller, who was president for several years. Lugbill was the only person nominated for the president position. Lugbill joined the board in 2010 after being the top votegetter in the November […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001 Council learned about a proposed 60-unit development by John E. Stock, vice president, National Church Residences, Columbus. The development is planned for the north side of Westfield Drive, east of Co. Rd. 24. The land is part of Frey’s Westfield Addition, presented at the meeting by Robert, Mark, and Kevin Frey. Planned drainage […]

Streak Wrestlers 4th At Marion Invitational

Archbold scored 251 points to finish fourth at the Marion Elgin Invitational, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15, at the Marion Fairgrounds Coliseum. Olentangy Liberty won the 25-team tournament with 278.5 points. Ashland Crestview was second with 269.5, and Jonathan Alder was third with 261.5. In Jeopardy According to The Marion Star newspaper, the tournament was in jeopardy last fall. The […]

Justice Center Stays Open

The Fulton County Family Justice Center in Wauseon will stay open beyond January, Cheryl Robbins, executive director of the Center of Child and Family Advocacy, said last week. The Family Justice Center is operated by the Center for Child and Family Advocacy in Napoleon. The Family Justice Center, which provides a wide range of services to victims of violent crimes, […]

Letter To The Editor

I was disappointed to see The Buckeye join the chorus of media misdirecting blame for the mass shooting in Arizona. In the hours and days after the attack, too many journalists seem to have reported the stories they wish were true, rather than having bothered to seek the facts (or at least had patience enough to wait for others to […]

AHS Girls JV Basketball Wins

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team traveled to Swanton, Friday Jan 14. The Streaks took control right away with an 11-2 first quarter. A big third quarter widened the lead to 29-12 and Archbold raised its record to 8-5 with a 37-16 victory. Kenzie Yoder and Darian Oberlin led the way with 11 points each. Yoder had seven rebounds; […]

Money Returned To ConAgra By Village Council

Archbold Village Council voted at its Monday, Jan. 17 meeting to return $49,700 to ConAgra for a tax abatement plan that no longer benefits the company. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, said the village had a tax abatement agreement with ConAgra that provided the company with savings on its tangible personal property taxes. Tangible personal property taxes were paid by […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 9 8:05 am: Pit bull puppy, East Gardens, advised subject to register dog. Jan. 10 10:26 am: Vandalism, 304 Brussel St. Jan. 11 8:30 am: Circle K, 103 N. Defiance St., report of subject driving off without paying for fuel; vehicle stopped, driver had payment receipt. 12:42 pm: A mini-pickup, driven by Francisco S. Ramos, 52, Archbold, was traveling […]


Archbold 7th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold picked up a victory at Patrick Henry, Thursday, Jan. 13. Both teams shot the lights out in the first half as the Streaks went to the locker room with a 30-24 lead. Archbold outscored the Patriots 18- 13 in the second half to come away with a 48-37 victory. Leading the way were Benny […]

Cliff Hite To Replace Buehrer In State Senate

Cliff Hite, a Republican state representative from Findlay, has been selected to represent Fulton County in the Ohio Senate. Fulton County is part of the First Senate District, which also covers Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Williams, and parts of Auglaize counties in Northwest Ohio. Geographically, it is one of the largest senate districts in the state. Voters reelected […]