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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.

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Snowplow Drivers Deserve Our Gratitude

For many, a snow day is a day off from work or school, a chance to sleep late, or a chance to maybe play with that big, expensive snowblower. But while most are snuggled in warm beds, or relaxing in recliners watching television, there are those who are out all night, and well into the next morning, weekdays and weekends. […]

Edon Slips Past Pettisville 60-59

Edon scored two more points than Pettisville in the fourth quarter, and that was enough to slip past the Birds 60-59, Friday, Feb. 4, in boys basketball action. Pettisville fell to 6-8, 4-4 in the Buckeye Border Conference. Edon raised its record to 10-5, 5-2 BBC. The Birds led 16-12 after the first quarter and 34-31 at the half. Edon […]

Morton One Of 50 National Football Players Of Year

Garrett Morton, an Archbold High School senior and quarterback on the football team, has a list of honors as long as his arm from his performance on and off the football field. Yet, the tall, quiet young man is practically embarrassed by all the praise heaped on him. The AHS football team finished the 2010 season 11- 1, won the […]

Archbold Police Log

Jan. 30 7:04 am: Domestic problem, Fox Chase. 8:42 am: Vehicle broken into, Fox Chase. Jan. 31 11:50 am: Theft from vehicle, Fox Chase. Feb. 1 6:35 am: Subject pushing snow in roadway, 400 block Ditto St., advised against practice. 2 pm: Truck struck bollard, N. Defiance St. at Stryker St. 2:05 pm: Hang-up call, East Gardens, no one around […]

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