New Teacher Added To Pettisville Staff

The Pettisville School Board approved offering a one-year contract to Andrew Switzer to become an English and social studies teacher for 2016-17. Switzer is the son of Steve Switzer, superintendent. Andrew Switzer, PHS ‘09, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2013 from Siena Heights University, Adrian, Mich. Pending completion of remaining requirements, he will receive a Master of Arts […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Wendy Rahm, Swanton, plaintiff vs David Rahm, Adrian, Mich., defendant. Divorce. Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, plaintiff vs Joseph Tippie, Metamora, defendant. Foreclosure. Adelina Santillanes, Wauseon, plaintiff vs Silverio Santillanes, Wauseon, defendant. Domestic violence. Kelly Barkhimer, Delta, plaintiff vs Timothy Chapman, Delta, defendant. Domestic violence. Cody Currier, Northwood, plaintiff vs Karl LaPoint, Whitehouse, defendant. Other tort. […]

Old Photo Corner

Ross Taylor and Kenneth Fankhauser, far left, take a break in front of the Home Restaurant. Both boys were printer’s devils who performed a number of tasks at the Archbold Buckeye.– photo from the Archbold Buckeye archives

Ridgeville Celebrates 175 Years With Community Days

Cheryl Bostelman, cochairman of Ridgeville Community Days, said this year’s event celebrates the 175th year of the creation of Ridgeville Township. Ridgeville Community Days is held every other year in Ridgeville Corners, and has been going on since 1987. There are two days of activities: Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31. New this year is a movie for children, […]


A person was misidentified in the front page Archbold Sesquicentennial photo caption published in the July 20 edition of this newspaper. In photo 6, the little boy with Kris Lauber spraying water with the fire hose was Harley Nofziger, 3, Stryker. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006 A photograph shows Rod Cheney sitting on his newly repaired motorcycle. A collision with a deer left the local paramedic firefighter with a damaged cycle and a broken wrist. School board listed nearly $1.3 million in budget cuts and discussed what might be cut in the future if the new property tax levy […]

Pettisville School District Will Save $500,000

Chris Lee, Pettisville school district treasurer, told the Pettisville School Board the district will save over half a million dollars by refinancing. Speaking to the board at its Friday, July 22 meeting, Lee said the district was able to refinance the bonds that were issued for the construction of the new school building. He said the new bonds carry an […]


An Ashtabula woman was sentenced on a drug-related charge in Fulton County Common Pleas Court on Monday, July 18: •Jordan Peters, 21; indicted Feb. 8 on one count each, possession of drugs, possession of heroin, trafficking in heroin; on or about Jan. 31, she possessed heroin; entered guilty plea in April; sentenced to 30 days at the Corrections Center of […]

Remains Positively Identified

The human remains discovered on Co. Rd. 7 Friday evening, July 22, have been positively identified as Sierah Joughin, Roy Miller, Fulton County sheriff announced Tuesday evening. Joughin, 20, rural Metamora, failed to return from a bicycle ride Tuesday, July 19. He bicycle was found in a cornfield on Co. Rd. 6 near the Evergreen Schools; there were indications of […]

Packet Pick-Up Days Scheduled At Four County

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up schedules and other important information during Packet Pick-Up Days, Tuesday, Aug. 2 & 9; Thursday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Students should stop in on the following program days: Aug. 2: Agriculture/Diesel Mechanics; Computer Design/3D Modeling; Diesel Mechanics; Floral Design; Industrial Services; Health Careers; Landscape & Greenhouse […]

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