Ridgeville Twp. Asks For Levy Renewal

Ridgeville Township Trustees in Henry County are asking their voters to approve a renewal of a two-mill levy for resurfacing and repairing streets, roads and bridges in the May 3 primary election. Originally passed at two mills, the millage has been reduced to a current effective rate of about 1.8 mills. The owner of a $100,000 home will pay about […]

Bollard Catches Another Truck

Archbold’s lone remaining bell bollard struck again, capturing a semi that smashed the lighted bollard on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The Archbold police report states Peter C. Woods, 28, Phoenix, Ariz., was driving the semi owned by Swift Leasing Company, Gary, Ind., with passenger Tamisha Dawn Quinn, 21, same address, south on North Defi ance Street and attempted to turn right […]

AHS JV Girls Fall To Stryker

The Archbold junior varsity girls basketball team traveled to Stryker, Saturday, Feb 5, for an afternoon game. The Streaks took a 19- 11 lead into halftime. The Streaks struggling to score in the second half and they only had five points. Stryker mounted a comeback and tied the score at 24 at the end of regulation. The lead went back […]

South Street Price Okayed By Council

The reconstruction of South Street last construction season ended up costing the village $961,506.25. That’s $23,566.50 more than the original winning bid submitted by Heer Excavating, rural Archbold. Archbold Village Council approved the final change order for the project at its Monday night, Feb. 7 meeting. South Street was rebuilt from South Defiance Street to Lincoln Street, along with one-block […]

Snowball Fight!


Owens Community College defeated Sinclair Community College 78-68, Saturday, Feb. 5. Hailey Galvan, AHS ‘10, daughter of Roel and Dana, scored two points, grabbed five rebounds, and had three blocks. OCC, ranked 19th in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II poll, is 21-4, 6-1 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference.


An actor was accidentally omitted in an article last week about Archbold Community Theatre. Jeff Patterson, Archbold, will play the role of Murray in the ACT production of “The Odd Couple.” The Archbold Buckeye regrets the error.

Income Tax Starts New Year Strong

Archbold municipal income tax started 2011 strong, generating $303,802.70 for the village. That was $96,927.19 more than the January 2010 collection of $206,875.51, an increase of 46.85%. Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, cautioned members of council not to take the number as a sign of good times ahead for the 1.5% municipal income tax performance in 2011. “I’m pretty sure […]

PHS Freshmen Fall To Edon

The Pettisville freshman boys basketball team dropped a 34-32 Buckeye Border Conference contest to Edon, Thursday, Feb. 3. The loss drops the Birds to 9-6, 8-1 BBC. Troy King led PHS with nine points. Dominic Frey scored eight. —— Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, is the only moon in the solar system known to have an atmosphere of any substance.

Pool Tournament Winners

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