Economic Impact Study On St. Rt. 66 Realignment Considered By Council

Jim Wyse, Archbold mayor, updated village council on discussions for an economic impact study of the possible realignment of St. Rt. 66 along the current Co. Rd. 24. Wyse’s comments came during the Monday, April 7 council meeting. For many years, the idea of rerouting St. Rt. 66 along Co. Rd. 24 was discussed, but wasn’t pursued seriously until funding […]

Larry J. Grime

Larry J. Grime, age 66 years, of West Unity, passed away Thursday morning, April 3, 2014, in his home surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 26, 1947, at Wauseon, the son of Leo and Hulda (Frank) Grime, and married Carol Ann Schnitkey on July 20, 1968. A 1965 graduate of Archbold […]


Three local players were accidentally omitted in an article last week about the Four County All-Star Cage Classic. Evan Wyse and Jesse Fidler, Archbold, and Audra Klopfenstein, Pettisville, were also members of the boys and girls East squads in the Classic, played Friday, April 4, at Bryan. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Easter Egg Hunting Season Opens

The Easter Egg hunting season opened Saturday, April 5, when boys and girls searched the Pettisville Park for bright plastic eggs. Left: Sisters Eleanor and Anne Stuber, 7 and 9, respectively, display their haul. Right: Gerritt Sterken, 2, adds another to his bucket. All are from Pettisville. The next hunt is Saturday, April 12, 10:30 am, at Ruihley Park, Archbold.– […]

Alice R. Short

Alice R. Short, age 85, of Wauseon, passed away Wednesday morning, April 2, 2014, at the FairlawnHaven Nursing Home in Archbold. Alice was an accomplished artist, who early in her career drew sales flyers for fashion ads in newspapers. She also loved painting in oil. She always entered her paintings in the Fulton County Fair and in 1976 she won […]

Defiance Sweeps Tri-Meet With Archbold, Bryan

The Archbold boys and girls track teams finished second in a tri-meet with Bryan and Defiance at Bryan, Thursday, April 3. The Blue Streak girls won four events, and the boys won eight. Girls Defiance 94.33, Archbold 55.33, Bryan 38 4×800: 1. Defiance “A” 10 minutes, 53.2 seconds; 2. Archbold “A” (Taylor DeWolfe, Demetria Martinez, Sydney Cobb, Mara Beck) 11:06.1. […]

Archbold School District Named One Of The Best For Music Education

For the second time in two years, the Archbold Area School District has been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education. Archbold is one of 376 school districts across the United States to receive the award, sponsored by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. To earn the designation, school officials completed a detailed questionnaire, which asked […]

Vandalism To Minivan

Rose Pontious, 30, Pioneer, told police her minivan was scratched on the driver side, Wednesday, April 2. Pontious told officers the minivan was parked at Fairlawn Haven between 5 and 11:30 am that day, when the damage was done.

It’s Our Job To Ask Questions

Last week, this newspaper was criticized for turning a “positive” story– the new contract between Sauder Woodworking and IKEA– into a “negative,” through our coverage and editorial comments about JobsOhio. JobsOhio is a private, non-profit organization established to do the job of the former Ohio Department of Development. This newspaper asked questions about the tax incentives offered by the state […]

Rosales Among Winners In High School Art Show

A drawing by Moriah Rosales, an AHS senior, was selected as a winner in the Black Swamp Arts Council Invitational High School Art Show. Rosales had the Outstanding Drawing, done with white charcoal on black paper, titled “Marilyn Moriah.” An honorable mention award was given to a student from each school. Jesse Fidler, an AHS senior, received an honorable mention […]

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