Mini Birds Learn Skills

Doug King, left, demonstrates “boxing out,” a basketball technique, during Pettisville Mini Bird basketball practice for fifth and sixth graders, Thursday, Dec. 28. Zach Graffice, a coach, said Mini Birds start as early as third grade. At the fifth-and-sixth grade level, players are working on fundamental skills such as learning to dribble with heads up, not watching the ball.– photo […]


In an article in the Dec. 27, 2017 issue of this newspaper, there was an error regarding Noah Wade Pelmear. The following is correct: On May 27, 2016, Pelmear was cited by Mark Tanner, a Wauseon police officer, for driving while his license was under suspension for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. The Buckeye regrets the error.

Shirley L. Hayes

Shirley L. Hayes, age 81, of Archbold, passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at CHP–Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a nurses aide at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold, had been a baker for The Doughbox Bakery in Archbold, and for many years had done housecleaning for many people.Shirley was born in Bryan, Ohio […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday After Christmas St. Martin’s Lutheran Sunday: Dane Riley, acolyte; Andrea & Eliza Avers, lectors; Steve Basselman, organist/ pianist. Offering music, “The Ground,” Moriah Reichert, MacKenna Whitacre, Erin Reichert, Erin Erbskorn, Cory Erbskorn, Adam Grisier, Will Collins, Zach Basselman. Childrens message and sermon, Paul Reichert. St. John’s Christian Sunday: Service of remembrance for Memorial Sunday. Kenny Walker, Emily Walker, […]

Archbold EMS Log

Dec. 17 6:04 am: 300 block Church St., ill, transported to Fulton County Health Center. 1:58 pm: Fairlawn Apartments, injury, transported to FCHC. 7:54 pm: 500 block Cardinal Dr., fall, refused treatment. Dec. 19 6:32 am: Fairlawn Apartments, ill, transported to Defiance Mercy Medical Center. 11:05 am: Northwest Products, ill, transported to FCHC. 12:10 pm: 500 block Fairview Ct., medical, […]

2018-01-03 E-Edition


Single & Parenting Single & Parenting group, Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., West Clinton Mennonite Church, 18029 Co. Rd. C, Wauseon. Mood Disorders Women’s Mood Disorders for Women support group, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m., & Jan. 23, 11 a.m., Four County ADAMhs Board office, T-761 St. Rt. 66 south of Archbold. Cancer Support Living With Cancer support group, Thursday, Jan. 4&18, […]

Archbold Fire Log

Dec. 17 7:22 pm: Stood by for Wauseon Fire Department. Dec. 26 4:47 am: Sauder Woodworking, fire in heating unit, Sauder St. plant, no damage. 3:48 pm: Station standby for Wauseon. Dec. 27 2:24 pm: Sauder Woodworking, 901 West Barre Rd., commercial vehicle fire, damage: $85,000. Dec. 28 9:50 am: Frozen Specialties, fire alarm, cancelled. Dec. 29 4:04 am: Fairlawn […]

Streaks Stop Eastwood For Fifth Win

Archbold fell behind early in the first quarter, but the Streaks came back to take a lead they would not relinquish and defeated Eastwood 70-51 at the Thunderdome, Friday, Dec. 29, in boys basketball action. The Streaks (5-2) were down 14-8 in the first quarter but battled back to take a 20- 17 lead entering the second. After a Caleb […]

Truck Backs Into Parked Pickup

A heavy truck backed into a parked pickup on Primrose Lane about 7:46 am, Thursday, Dec. 21, an Archbold police report states. The three-axle truck, driven by Joshua M. Bair, 29, Genoa, owned by Gypsum Supply Company, Inc., Byron Center, Mich., was backing south on Primrose Lane, and collided with the pickup, owned by Michael E. Pelton, rural Delta. Police […]