Western Dist. Court News

(Note: In the listing of traffic offenses, the first number is actual speed; the second, legal speed. The first dollar amount is the fine; the second, costs.) Jacob M. Martinez, Wauseon, speeding, 68-55, St. Rt. 108, $37, $88. Wendy R. Keeton, Wauseon, operating without full attention, 300 block E. Walnut St., Wauseon, $102, $88. Sue A. Richer, rural Wauseon, speeding, […]

Wyse Home Run Propels Streaks Into Sweet 16

The Archbold softball team won its eighth Division III district title in 10 years and 29th in school history with a pair of hard-fought wins against Elmwood and Eastwood, both members of the Northern Buckeye Conference, last week. Archbold defeated Elmwood 8-5 in the district semifinals, Wednesday, May 18, and Eastwood 2-1, Saturday, May 21, in the district finals. AHS […]

Archbold Turns 150

Monday was the official day Archbold turned 150 years old. It was a day like most any other. Men and women went to work; children attended school, and other than some cupcakes for the youngsters, it was remarkably normal. It’s a worthy time to reflect on Archbold’s past, and its position today as we move into the future. Archbold has […]

Public Meetings

SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, May 31, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon (rescheduled from May 23).

Season Ends At District For AHS Boys Tennis

The season ended for Archbold’s Jereme Rupp and the doubles team of Alex Short and Luke McQuade at the Division II district tennis tournament, Wednesday, May 18, at Bowling Green State University. Lima Central Catholic’s Spencer Collins defeated Rupp 6-2, 6-2 in the first round. Elida’s Ian Klaus and Drew Sarno defeated Short and McQuade 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the […]

Body Found In Harrison Lake – updated

Update Eric Heis, public information officer with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, identified the body found in Harrison Lake as that of Steven Moden, Jr., 38, of Fayette. Heis said Moden’s body was pulled from the Harrison Lake shoreline just before 1 pm Thursday, May 25.  A spokesman for the Lucas County Coroner office said an autopsy has been […]


In the marriage licenses section of the Fulton County Court News that was published May 18, the age for Landon Schaffner was incorrect. He is 23. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Klopfenstein Named BBC Player Of Year

Amber Klopfenstein, a Pettisville senior, was named the Buckeye Border Conference Player of the Year for the 2016 softball season. Jasmyn Barton, a junior, and Kyra Behnfeldt, a sophomore, were named First Team All-BBC. Kaija Blosser, a senior, was named to the second team. Sami Tilley and Jaelyn Rufenacht received honorable mention. Others named: Stryker: Kaitlyn Wonders, Miranda Pegorch, second […]


Archbold 12, Paulding 1 (5 innings)

Paulding led 1-0 after the top of the first inning, but it was all Archbold after that as the Blue Streaks defeated the Panthers 12-1 in five innings in their Div. III regional softball semifinal, Wednesday, May 25, at Findlay. The Streaks led 4-1 after one inning and 12-1 after two. Archbold (19-5) plays Milan Edison (23-3, #6) for the regional […]


A Fayette man was sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday, May 17, on drug trafficking charges: •Dale Heller, 31; one of 19 indicted on Aug. 17, 2015, after an 18- month drug investigation conducted by Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force (MAN Unit); indicted on three counts, trafficking in drugs; one count, permitting drug abuse; entered guilty plea in […]