2014-10-15

Five Finalists For Archbold Police Chief



The Archbold Buckeye has obtained resumes and other information for the five finalists for the position of Archbold police chief. Two candidates– Terry Mull and Joe Wyse– are current members of the Archbold Police Department. The others are from outside the community. Village officials have redacted personal information, including addresses. Candidates are: •Terry Mull. Currently an Archbold police sergeant. Started […]

Locomotive Catches Fire, Leaks Oil



Archbold firefighters battled a fire and a hazardous materials spill when a Norfolk Southern railroad locomotive suffered some type of catastrophic failure, Sunday, Oct. 12. Firefighters were called to a report of a burning locomotive about 6:33 pm on NS tracks between Co. Rds. 19 and 20, Russ Wyse, AFD assistant chief, said Monday. When fire crews arrived, the NS […]

AHS Volleyball Finishes Regular Season With Five-Game Win Streak



Archbold finished the regular volleyball season with a 25-23, 25-16, 25-19 Northwest Ohio Athletic League victory at Wauseon, Tuesday, Oct. 7. It was Archbold’s fifth straight victory and eighth victory out of the last nine matches. The Streaks ended with a 15-7 record 5-2 in the NWOAL. Evergreen went undefeated at 8-0 to win the league crown. “Tonight we were […]

2014-10-15 E-Edition

Face Painting Fun



Samantha Wachtmann, 4, Wauseon, sits still while getting her face painted at the Archbold Carp Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. 11.– photo by Mary Huber

Newspapers… The Story Of Your Community



Last week, Oct. 5-11, was National Newspaper Week. It is a good time to recognize that a newspaper is more than a few ounces of ink and newsprint, and more than just paper. It’s more than a website. It’s the story of your community, from the mundane to the monumental. It’s the celebrations of success, of joy, of excitement, and […]

BBC Scholar Athletes



The Buckeye Border Conference has named its 2014 fall scholar athletes from member schools. Students must be a junior or senior with a 3.25 accumulative grade point average. Pettisville Grace Friend, Elizabeth Miller (4.0), Hannah Herring, Natalie Hoffmire, Jaelyn Rufenacht, Andrea Aeschliman, Jacob Hauter, Clay Waidelich, Evan Rufenacht, cross country; Dana Fricke, Kate Kauffman, Hannah Hoops, Amber Klopfenstein, Mallory Riegsecker, […]

Alumni Brass



From left, Alan Schweinhagen, AHS ‘87; Dan Benecke, AHS ‘97; and his brother, Jeff, AHS ‘89, listen to Phil Hoverman, retired AHS band director, during the band’s “Skull Session” prior to its Homecoming performance, Friday, Oct. 10. The trio was among 50 AHS alumni and former band members who returned to perform with current AHS marching band members.– photo by […]

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PHS Soccer Ties Pirates



The Pettisville soccer team ended the season with a 5- 7-4 record after recording a 1-1 tie against Continental, Tuesday, Oct. 7. Jordan Bontrager recorded the Birds’ only goal. PHS had 14 shots on goal to Continental’s three. Sectional Tournament The Birds were scheduled to play Liberty Center, yesterday, Tuesday in a Division III sectional semifinal at Pettisville. The winner […]