Flores Requests Early Release

Convicted Sex Offender Learns Judge's Ruling By End Of Week

The attorney for convicted sex offender Mario Flores tried to lay some of the blame on the underage female victim during a court hearing, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Tom Molitierno, Flores’ attorney, told James Barber, Fulton County Common Pleas Court judge the girl was a willing participant, and was the figure of power in the relationship. The Archbold Buckeye does not […]

Western District Court News

Traffic And Criminal Augustine A. Chapa, Wauseon, passing in an intersection, St. Rt. 108 at Co. Rd. 18, $102 fine, $88 costs. Richard C. Engler, rural Archbold, failure to yield from stop sign, Co. Rd. 24 at Co. Rd. E, $37 fine, $88 costs. Kellie E. Jaramillo, Swanton, disorderly conduct, $50 fine, $117 costs. Tyler N. Makula, Wauseon, complicity to […]


In the Aug. 24 Archbold golf preview, the coach’s name was misspelled. His name is Mike Rosebrook. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Game On!

Fall sports seasons are in full swing at Archbold and Pettisville.

Two-Year-Old Falls From Second Story Window

Kanon Ryan, a two-year old boy, fell from a second story window of his home at 409 West Street about 1:30 pm, Thursday, Aug. 25. The Archbold police report on the incident states the boy was discovered by a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier. The letter carrier took the child to the boy’s 12-year-old sister, Autumn May, who was baby-sitting. […]

Archbold Golf Falls To Stryker By 10 Strokes

Stryker defeated the Archbold golf team by 10 strokes, 152-162, Monday, Aug. 22, at Stryker. Olley Short was low man for Archbold, shooting a 39. Dylan Reisser, Kyle Bronson, and Kevin Boyers each shot a 41. Zach Short finished with a 42 and Stuart Wyse, a 44. Stryker’s Troy Saunders was match medalist with a 36. Hunter Clingaman shot a […]

Archbold Picked Best Hometown

Ohio Magazine named Archbold one of its Best Hometowns for 2012. It is the fifth year the magazine has issued the award. Archbold will be featured in the November issue, and in subsequent issues throughout the year. Ilona Westfall, associate editor of special projects, said the community met criteria such as good schools, safe place to live, and things to […]

Archbold Man Pleads Guilty In Shooting Case

James D. Gonzales, Jr., 24, Archbold, has entered guilty pleas to two counts of a four-count indictment stemming from a June incident in which shots were fired from a car in Archbold. Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, confirmed Gonzales entered guilty pleas on Wednesday, Aug. 17, to two charges of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle. One of […]

PHS Volleyball Goes 2-0

The Pettisville volleyball team opened its season with a tri-match against Patrick Henry and Columbus Grove at PHHS, Saturday, Aug. 27. The Birds defeated the Patriots in two games, 25-9, 25-13. Pettisville lost its first game against Columbus Grove 19-25, but came back to win the next two and the match 25-16, 25-19. PHS def. PHHS 25-9, 25-13 The Birds […]

Fairgrounds Become A City Overnight

Some Camping Spaces End Up In Divorce Court

With the 154th Fulton County Fair just days away, what once appeared to be “a nice, quiet campground looks like a city being built,” said Sue Whitaker, incoming secretary of the Fulton County Fair Board. “The first wave of campers came in. That’s a huge deal. Our ride company (Poor Jack Amusements) is coming in. Merchants have been in, picking […]

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