Voter Registration Deadline Is Tuesday

Persons who are eligible to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election, but have not registered, have until Tuesday, Oct. 11, to do so. Melanie Gilders, director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said the board office in the Wauseon Courthouse Plaza will remain open until 9 pm that night to accommodate anyone wishing to register. Voter registration in […]

Crash Injures One Sept. 28

Elizabeth Manz, 36, Archbold, was treated and released at the Fulton County Health Center following a two-car collision on Stryker St. about 6:35 pm, Wednesday, Sept. 28. The Archbold police report on the crash states that Manz, driving a minivan, was traveling east on Stryker Street, and pulled to the right side of the road to yield the right-of-way to […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Sept. 27: Stephanie Collins, Fayette, girl; Tori Knicley, Fayette, boy; Selena Espinoza, Archbold, boy; Tabbatha Downs, Archbold, girl.

Old Photo Corner

In Honor Of Fire Prevention Week: Archbold Volunteer Fire Department with Phoenix No. 1, June 21, 1905. Front row, from left: James Broadbeck, Wm. Ricard, Louis Moine, Andrew Diehlman, John Stuckey, Otis Lovejoy, Jacob Mahler, Henry Dimke. Middle row: Martin Theobald, Aaron Leininger, David Snyder, August Fraas, Henry Leininger, Wilson Cone, Geo. H. Rutz. Back row: Wm Harsh, Henry Ruffer, […]

Additional Junior Fair Results

Additional winners from the 2016 Fulton County Junior Fair. Previous results were published in the Sept. 7 issue of the Archbold Buckeye. Winners are listed by name, parents’ names, town, and category, when the information was available. Booth Winners Green Team, first; Lyons Lucky Leaders, second; Country Club 4-H, third; Hoppin’ & Trottin’, people’s choice. Outstanding Projects 4-H photography project: […]

Archbold Boy Arrested

A 15-year-old Archbold boy has been arrested and charged with juvenile delinquency by way of theft in connection with the theft of a cellular phone. Police were notified that the phone, valued at $600, was taken from another 15- year-old at Archbold High School around 6:40 pm, Monday, Sept. 26. The officer noted in his report, “upon discovering the location […]

AHS Boys Soccer Keeps On Winning

Winning– and winning big– are becoming commonplace for the Archbold boys soccer team. The Streaks defeated Delta 9-1 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League contest, and then traveled to Lima and shut down the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds 9-0 to run their record to 12-0-1, 3- 0-1 NWOAL. Archbold, ranked fifth in the latest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll, […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006 Joe E. Crossgrove is the 2006 Citizen of the Year. He is the 44th person to receive the honor. A native of Archbold and an AHS graduate, Crossgrove is chairman of The Farmers & Merchants State Bank board of directors. He also is a graduate of Miami University. Milder chili blends beat the […]

Fulton Co. Unemployment Rate At 4% For August

The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimated unemployment in Fulton County for August was 4%, close to, but not quite as low as, the 3.9% record for the county. Unemployment was down a tenth of a percentage point, from 4.1% in July. Fulton County unemployment, as originally announced by ODJFS, has hit 3.9% three times since December 2008: […]

Campaign Signs Stolen

Archbold police received two reports of campaign signs being stolen. Nellie Merillat, 86, 213 De- Groff Ave., and Sarah Maxwell, 63, 208 DeGroff Ave., each reported campaign yard signs were stolen from their properties. The reports were filed Monday, Sept. 26. Each was last seen the day before.

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