Pettisville Grain Gets $500,000 State Loan

Pettisville Grain Company has been approved for a $500,000 state loan as partial funding for a $1.4 million plus overall project. The Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of the funds during its Aug. 31 meeting. Documents obtained by the Archbold Buckeye indicate the money is being loaned to the company over a seven-year term at a 3% interest rate. […]

Carol S. Hackett

Carol S. Hackett, aged 89, died peacefully on Sept. 5, 2015, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Wauseon, Ohio, to Harry E. and Carolyn (De- Ford) Schwall. She married her high school sweetheart, Hal C. Hackett, on Sept. 6, 1947, and they celebrated 61 years together. A 1944 graduate of Wauseon High […]

AHS Girls Soccer Scores Blowout Wins

The Archbold girls soccer team, ranked number one in Division III by the Northwest Ohio Soccer Coaches Association in last week’s poll, took to the road and came home with a pair of blowout wins to remain unbeaten at 4-0. Over the first four games, the Streaks have outscored their opponents 28-3. Archbold traveled to Port Clinton, Tuesday, Sept. 1, […]

Junior Fair Winners

Eli Grieser, son of Tim & Carrie, Wauseon, showed the gilt grand champion lightweight hog and barrow grand champion lightweight hog at the 2015 Fulton County Junior Fair. Tony Banister, son of Chad & Kris, Wauseon, showed the grand champion hog, while Addison Moyer, daughter of Andrew & Jacqueline, Archbold, showed the reserve champion hog. Lauren Stuckey, daughter of Shawn […]

Roger L. Grieser

Roger L. Grieser, age 70, of Pettisville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, after a brief illness. Prior to his retirement he had worked at the former Fulton Tubing– ITT Higbie in Archbold for 45 years. Roger was born in Wauseon on March 26, 1945, the son of Royal and Magdalene (Detter) Grieser. On […]

Streak Golfers Second In Tri-Meet With Bryan, Delta

Bryan won a Northwest Ohio Athletic League trimeet with Archbold and Delta, Thursday, Sept. 3, at Bryan. The Bears finished with a team score of 170. Archbold placed second with 182, while the Panthers scored 200. Brenden Bostelman and Trevor Rupp were low man for AHS. Each finished with a score of 45. Ian Radabaugh and DJ Schroeder each had […]

Preparations Underway for Downtown Intersection Project

Construction To Start In About Two Weeks

Construction crews started work last week on the first step in the reconstruction of the North Defiance Street-Stryker Street intersection. Plans call for road construction on the widening of the intersection to begin on or about Sept. 21. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said workers from National Light & Power, Sandusky, the electrical subcontractor, are installing new bases for traffic signal […]


John F. Arnos, 88 years, 11 months, Ridgeville Corners, died Sept. 6, 2015. Grisier Funeral Home, Archbold.

Archbold Girls Tennis Beats Fremont St. Joe

The Archbold girls tennis (7-2) defeated Fremont St. Joe 4-1, Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Fremont. Singles: 1. Shelby Cline (A) def. Lily Cool 6-1, 6-3. 2. Morgan Collins (F) def. Darby Stevens 6-4, 6-2. 3. Sara Bilen (A) def. Allie Barrett 7-5, 6-3. Doubles: 1. Viviana Garcia and Emily Rose (A) def. Gianna Cullen and Katlyn Rhineberger 6-0, 6-1. 2. […]

Former AHS Teacher Now High School Principal At Van Wert

Bob Priest, a former Archbold High School government teacher and assistant football coach, is the new principal at Van Wert High School. Priest, who moved back to his hometown of Van Wert in 2007, said he had done the coursework and gotten his principal license “should a position open up.” He knew 2015 would be “a big year for retirements– […]