Blue Streaks March At Defiance College

Three members of the Archbold High School Marching Band participated in the Defiance College Yellow Jacket Marching Band Experience Day, Saturday, Sept. 26, during the home DC football game. Taking the field were, from left: Scott Holland, a junior; Hannah Bowers and Corrie Riley, sophomores.– courtesy photo


A name was incorrect under the “Deaths” listing in last week’s Fulton County Court News. The correct information: Myrtie Wagler, 92, Wauseon, Aug. 25, Alzheimer’s. The Buckeye regrets the error.

AHS Girls Soccer Beats Wauseon, Lake

The Archbold girls soccer team welcomed Wauseon, Swanton and Lake to Spengler Field last week. The Streaks defeated Wauseon and Lake but fell to Swanton. AHS 1, Wauseon 0 In a tightly contested match up of league rivals, the Streaks used a late second half goal to gain a huge 1-0 win in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League, Tuesday, Sept. […]

County Unemployment Under 4% In August

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services announced the Fulton County unemployment rate for August was 3.9%, the lowest rate in recent memory. It’s the lowest rate in six years and nine months since the Buckeye began maintaining a record of unemployment statistics in December 2008. Out of a total of 81 months, August was the first time unemployment […]

Grand Jury Indicts Seven

The Fulton County Grand Jury returned indictments against seven persons during its Monday, Sept. 21 meeting. Details of the indictment against Jerod R. Yedica, 25, Archbold, are profiled elsewhere in this issue. Others indicted: •Bryan J. Hayes, 35, Toledo; indicted on one count, felonious assault; on or about Sept. 7, alleged caused or attempted to cause harm to another with […]

Tigers Sweep Liberty Center Invitational

Liberty Center won both the boys and girls Black races at the Liberty Center Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 26. The Tigers won the boys race with 43 points. Napoleon was second with 59, and Fairview took third with 110. Archbold finished sixth out of 12 teams with 174. Pettisville was 10th with 250. There were 169 runners in the […]

BMX Rider Talks To Students

A member of the Rise Above BMX demonstration team talks to Archbold middle school students about the bikes they use, the tricks they do, and the safety precautions they take following the team’s performance before the student body, Wednesday, Sept. 23. A rule the team follows: always wear a helmet when riding.

Damage Reported To Car

Kathy S. Biggers, 56, rural Montpelier, told Archbold police her car was damaged while parked in Archbold on Sept. 12. Biggers told officers a construction crew was grinding on a loading dock while putting a coating of dust on her auto. When the vehicle was washed, scratches in the paint were revealed. Police marked the case closed.

PHS Volleyball Raises Win Streak To Five

Pettisville raises its win streak to five straight with wins over North Central, Edon, Edgerton, and Liberty Center last week. The Birds played a Buckeye Border Conference match at North Central, Tuesday, Sept. 22. They won in three games, 25-13, 25-15, 25-23. The Bird Cage was the site of a BBC match with Edon, Thursday, Sept. 24. Pettisville again won […]

Don’t Look Now

A member of the Rise Above BMX demonstration team does a backflip while flying over Andi Nafziger, an Archbold Middle School teacher. The three-member team set up ramps in the middle school gym for a Wednesday, Sept. 23 performance in front of the student body.– photos by David Pugh