2012-08-08

Buckeye Second In National Competition



The Archbold Buckeye earned a second place in the National Newspaper Association 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. The Buckeye placed second in the best investigative or in-depth story or series, non-daily division, less than 3,000 circulation. The newspaper was recognized for articles related to the financial failure of Archbold Elevator. The articles were written by David Pugh, news editor. The judges […]

Clyde O’Dillon Wallace



Clyde O’Dillon Wallace, of Defiance, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born to Clyde O. and Clara (Walton) Wallace on July 25, 1923, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. He married Clara Ross on Sept. 8, 1946. She preceded him in death in 1972. On March 3, 1978 he married Irene Dirr. […]

Three Sentenced



Sentences were handed down in Fulton County Common Pleas Court recently against three persons convicted of crimes. •Corbley Duke, 46, Toledo; pled guilty to breaking and entering; on May 6, broke into a Delta trucking company facility; sentenced to seven months in prison. •Logan Raymon, 18, rural Wauseon; previously pled guilty to trafficking in marijuana, pled guilty to theft from […]

Holy Cow! Hurst’s Work Makes Freezer Look Moo-velous!



Visitors to the Henry County Fair may have already “herd” that some cows have mooved in permanently. And it’s “udderly” fantastic. Last year, the Henry County Dairy Producers asked Sue Hurst, Ridgeville Corners, to paint the freezer next to their stand at the Henry County Fairgrounds. She started on Monday, July 9, and planned to have the east and south […]

Bill E. Stuckey



Bill E. Stuckey, age 80 years, of Archbold, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Aug. 2, 2012, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, where he had been a patient three days. He was born Feb. 26, 1932, on the family farm just west of Archbold, the son of Eli and Mary (Nafziger) Stuckey. On Sept. 21, 1957, he married Valetta […]

Archbold Income Tax Report Good News



Dennis Howell, Archbold village administrator, is normally cautious when talking about municipal income tax revenue. But at the Monday, Aug. 6 meeting of Archbold Village Council, Howell went so far as to say the July income tax report was good news. During July, the 1.5% village income tax, charged on wages and corporate profits, generated gross revenue of $284,647.98, close […]

Archbold Garden Club Helps Community Bloom




When members of the Archbold Garden Club planted a flowerbed at the south end of Spengler Field, they intended to have something blooming all the time. “And it would have worked, if we would have had more rain this year,” said Dianne Roth, incoming club secretary treasurer. She and Grace Kinsey, incoming president, said David Deskins, former Archbold Area School […]

Mary A. Rupp



Mary A. Rupp, age 69, of Wauseon, passed away Friday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2012, in her home after a battle with cancer. Together with her husband, Steve, they owned and operated Prairie Bee Camp in Chapleau, Ontario, Canada, for 13 years, where they met many great friends. Mary and Steve also managed the Fulton County Airport and owned Rupp Aviation […]

Field Commander



US 6 West Of Ridgeville To Close Monday, Aug. 13



The Ohio Department of Transportation has rescheduled the closing US Route 6 in Henry County for culvert replacement. The highway was scheduled to close Monday, Aug. 6. It is now set to close Monday, Aug. 13 at Henry Co. Rd. 21, just west of Ridgeville Corners. The detour is St. Rt. 66, US 24, and US 6. The Vernon Nagel […]


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