‘Flowers For Algernon’ Hits Your Feelings

After a couple of comedies, the thespians of Pettisville High School are taking a turn to the dramatic side. This year’s show is “Flowers for Algernon.” Owen King, a senior who has the lead role, said the show “is about a 32-year-old man named Charlie Gordon. He is used in a scientific experiment to increase his intelligence, and he gets […]

Alma N. VanBuren-Morton

Alma N. VanBuren-Morton, age 71, of Archbold, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at the Fulton County Health Center. Prior to her retirement, she had worked at the Archbold Ladder Company, Sauder Woodwork- ing, and Alex Products, all in Archbold. Alma was born in Toledo on Dec. 22, 1945, the daughter of Orrin and Pauline (Terrill) Tyson, Sr. Alma […]

AHS Golfers Second At Sectionals; Miller, Rosebrook Garner NWOAL Honors

A version of this article was posted to www.ArchboldBuckeye.com, Friday, Sept. 29, 12:25 pm. The Archbold boys golf team finished second for the second straight year at the Division II sectional tournament at Detwiler Park, Toledo, Thursday, Sept. 28. Toledo Central Catholic defended its title, winning with a team score of 317. Archbold finished second, one stroke behind with a […]

Leininger Named 2017 Citizen of the Year

  Ed Leininger, Archbold, is the 2017 Archbold Citizen of the Year.   Leininger was selected for the role by a committee including the Archbold Lions Club, Archbold Rotary, Archbold Area Foundation, Archbold Ministerial Association, and Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce.   Leininger is a member of Archbold Village Council, with a term expiring at the end of this year. He […]

Shopko Building Sells For $364,100

The former Shopko Building on South Defiance St., vacant for more than two years, was purchased for $364,100. Information available from the Fulton County auditor website states R&P Investments, which has a Toledo address, closed on the sale of the property on Thursday, Sept. 21. Bruce Roth, president of the investment firm, said in an earlier article in this newspaper […]

Jesus Gomez

Jesus Gomez, 90, of Archbold, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior after a brief illness. After saying goodbye to his loving children and grandchildren, Jesus passed away on a beautiful Thursday morning on Sept. 28, 2017. Jesus was born on June 12, 1927, to Romualdo and Nieves (Aguirre) Gomez in Sabinas, Coahuila Mexico. He married Juanita […]

Blue Streaks Take NWOAL Lead

With Archbold’s 28-0 win over Bryan and Wauseon’s 35-24 victory over Liberty Center, Friday, Sept. 29, the Streaks control their own destiny in their quest for a Northwest Ohio Athletic League championship. The Indians, Tigers, and Swanton are all right behind AHS at 2-1. The Tigers come to Archbold Friday for a crucial league contest with playoff implications on the […]

Rick A. Fisher

Rick A. Fisher, age 65, of Wauseon, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the University of Michigan Medical Center.  Prior to his retirement, Rick worked at Sauder Woodworking after discharge from the United States Air Force. After his retirement, he worked part-time as a truck driver.Rick was born on July 11, 1952, the son of Lucille (Vondran) Fisher.  He […]


Little ghosts and goblins will be busy on Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 31, as all three communities will hold trick-or-treat hours that evening: Archbold: 6-7 pm. Pettisville: 6-7:30 pm. Ridgeville: 6:30-7:30 pm. Traditionally, homeowners welcoming little visitors on Halloween night leave their porch lights on.

Larry W. Ruffer

Larry W. Ruffer, age 81, of Archbold, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Larry Ruffer was an avid lover of all things Christmas. He just celebrated his 80th birthday with a Christmas themed party and a visit from Santa. He enjoyed dressing up as Santa for the preschool children at the Fulton County Board of […]