Three Students From Archbold Inducted Into Honor Society

Kimberly Kruse, William Miller, and April Velez, all of Archbold, were three of 33 students recently recognized during the induction ceremony for the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Northwest State Community College. Students must have a minimum 3.5 gpa after completing at least 18 credit hours to be eligible. Phi Theta Kappa was established to encourage academic achievement […]

Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the list of traffic offenses, the first number is illegal speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Christine L. Minnemeyer, Archbold, speeding, 45-35, Stryker St., $37, $88. Kevin Short, Stryker, failed to maintain reasonable control, S. Defi- ance St., $102, $88. Tiffany M. Rupp, rural Napoleon, speeding, 70-55, Co. Rd. […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004 Damage caused by a Sunday morning fire at Fleet-Mate, Inc., 509 Jackson Street, will be at least $500,000, and could be as high as $1 million. Andy Brodbeck, fire chief, said six semi tractors parked inside were lost. Council approved building new all-weather restrooms at Ruihley Park, to be built on the same […]

Free Health Care Enrollment Event

Many uninsured and underinsured persons are looking to enroll in a health insurance plan. A free health care enrollment event will be held the second and fourth Fridays and the third Thursday of each month at the Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Free application assistance is provided by trained health care navigators and certified application counselors. Persons […]

Quadco Van Strikes Mailbox

A van owned by the Quadco Rehabilitation Center, Stryker, was involved in a mishap in Archbold at 3:52 pm, Thursday, Jan. 16, an Archbold police report states. Judy Lee Rosebrock, 57, rural Wauseon, the driver of the vehicle, was attempting to back into the driveway of a house owned by the Filling Home of Mercy at 208 Sylvanus Street, when […]


So much snow fell during the Blizzard of 1978 that only the rooftops of some cars could be seen. Almost 22 inches of snow fell in Archbold from Jan. 25-28, with winds of up to 70 mph. Roads were impassable for days because of six- to 12-foot snowdrifts.– photo from the Archbold Buckeye archives

Honor Student

Jessica Lindsay, AHS ‘11, daughter of Jon and Janette, was named to the dean’s list for the 2013 fall term at Ashland University. Students must earn at least a 3.5 gpa to qualify.

Archbold Assists With Wauseon House Fire

Two Archbold fire trucks and eight firefighters were part of the response to a house fire near Wauseon, Sunday, Jan. 26. Rick Sluder, Wauseon Fire Department chief, said firefighters were called to a structure fire at 12315 Co. Rd. E at 5:17 am. When firefighters arrived, they found flames showing from the rear of a two-story, older construction home. Two […]

Collegiate Connection

Erica King, PHS ‘10, scored seven points in Defi- ance College’s 74-73 win over Earlham College, Wednesday, Jan. 22, in women’s basketball action. She also had two assists and two steals. King hit a three-pointer with two minutes left to put DC up by five, but the Jackets were unable to keep the lead and lost to Hanover College 88-77, […]

Jr. High Sports Digest

Pettisville 7th Grade Girls Basketball Pettisville def. Edgerton 30-19, Tuesday, Jan. 14. Pettisville leading scorer: Morgan Leppelmeier 17. Pettisville def. North Central 35- 12, Saturday, Jan. 18. Pettisville leading scorer: Leppelmeier 14. Pettisville (13-1, 9-0 BBC) def. Fayette 46-25, Monday, Jan. 20. Pettisville leading scorers: Leppelmeier 21, Brandi Schnitkey 10, Elizabeth Beck 10. Archbold 7th Grade Boys Basketball Archbold stands […]

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