Bill Rufenacht Runs For Commissioner

To Challenge Incumbent Genter

William “Bill” Rufenacht, Archbold, has filed a petition to run in the March 12 Republican primary election to become a Fulton County Commissioner. He challenges three-term incumbent Dean Genter, rural Pettisville. Because few Democrats run for office in Fulton County, a victory in the GOP primary essentially assures Republicans will fill county offices. Of the 36 precincts in the county […]

Man Sentenced

A man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, Dec. 7: Timothy Rhoads, 18, Wauseon; previously pled guilty to burglary; on July 9, entered the garage of a Wauseon home, stole a bicycle; sentenced to three years community control; ordered to pay prosecution costs, attorney fees; complete SEARCH program, seek and maintain employment, possess no alcohol, stay […]

Clergy’s Corner

Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, presents a Children’s Christmas musical, “Three Wise Men and a Baby,” Sunday, Dec. 18, 10:45 a.m.

Buckeye Stringer Lands Coveted D.C. Internship

Frank Bumb, a stringer reporter for the Archbold Buckeye, will go from covering the news of Archbold to the news of the nation. Bumb, Archbold, has landed one of eight spots in the coveted Scripps Howard Foundation “Semester in Washington” internship. A stringer is a freelance reporter who works for a newspaper on an article-by-article basis. A stringer is not […]

Attempted Narcotics Sale At Middle School

Archbold police officers are investigating a report of an attempted drug deal at the Archbold Middle School. Police are releasing few details, but the report filed by officers states on Friday, Dec. 2, between 9 and 9:15 am, a juvenile attempted to purchase narcotics from another juvenile. Officers have suspects in the case.

Pool Tournament Winners

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Participate In Quiz Tournaments

Archbold defeated Pettisville to win the 12th annual Fulton County Quiz Team Tournament at Wauseon High School, Monday, Dec. 5. Archbold went undefeated in the double elimination tournament to win for the second straight year. Wauseon was third. The second annual Henry/ Fulton County Quiz Team Tournament was held Friday, Nov. 4, at Northwest State Community College. Patrick Henry was […]

BB Gun Damage Reported To PD

Harold Chavez, Colony Meadows, told police his home was vandalized by someone with a BB gun sometime between 3:50 and 6 pm, Saturday, Dec. 3. Chavez told police he was watching television in the living room of his residence, and heard a crack. He later discovered a hole about the size of a BB in the window. Police are investigating.


Blood Drive Western Lake Erie Region of the American Red Cross blood draw: Friday, Dec. 16, 6-11 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Mental Health Mental health support group, Thursday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66, south of Archbold. HOPE Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Dec. 19, […]

Goodwin Will Not Seek Final Term

Bruce Goodwin, representative for the 74th district in the Ohio House of Representatives, will not seek another two-year term at the end of the current legislative session. The decision comes, in large part, due to the new legislative districts that will take effect in 2013, after the current legislative session. “I felt that, with the new districts, that even if […]

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