“Old Hollywood” At Pettisville Prom

Teens braved bitter cold temperatures and biting wind to show off their suits and gowns during the walk-in portion of the annual Pettisville Prom, Saturday, April 14. Left: Brian Shaw accompanies his daughter Jensi, a senior, to her special night. Right: Madelene Gackenbach and Evan Warner, seniors, coordinated their outfits, right down to her sandals and his socks. The theme […]

Archbold Police Issue Warning About Dog

Archbold police issued a written warning to a subject after the person’s dog was running loose in the 500 block of South Defiance Street about 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 5. The report notes a possible injury to a juvenile in connection with the case. Tera Rogers, a police officer, said the dog bumped into the child. The case was turned […]

AHS Boys Tennis Blanks MVCD April 9

The Archbold boys tennis team blanked Maumee Valley Country Day 5-0, Monday, April 9, at MVCD. Singles: 1. Erik Short (A) def. Stephane Granato 6-4, 6-3. 2. Luke McQuade (A) def. Ben Wielgopolski 6-3, 6-2. 3. Brad Diller (A) def. Saphil Kittar 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: 1. Denver Beck and Devin Witte (A) def. Abdel Osman and Joel Helmick 6-1, 6-1. […]

Frank Named AHS Head Boys Basketball Coach

A version of this article was posted to ArchboldBuckeye.com, Monday, April 16, 6:08 pm A familiar face to Archbold fans is taking over the boys basketball program. Joe Frank is the new Archbold High School boys basketball coach. The Archbold School Board approved a one-year supplemental contract for Frank for the 2018-19 school year at its Monday, April 16 meeting. […]

Public Meetings

Trustees Clinton Township Trustees, Thursday, April 19, 1 p.m., 5736 Co. Rd. 15-1, Wauseon. German Township Trustees, Monday, April 23, 7:30 a.m., township building, 305 W. Mechanic St., Archbold. SWCD Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, Monday, April 23, 8 p.m., conference room, SWCD office, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon. Quadco Quadco Administrative […]

Foor Signs Letter Of Intent

Nichole Foor, PHS ‘18, seated, center, signs a letter of intent to run cross country at the University of Toledo. Seated with her are her parents, Beth and Clayton. Standing is Tom Wagner, PHS cross country coach.– photo by Mary Huber

No-Build For Rt. 66 Project

The proposal to move St. Rt. 66 to Co. Rd. 24 has come to an end. By refusing to suspend the three-readings rule with a May 1 deadline looming, council made no recommendation on which option to pursue. The controversial project would move St. Rt. 66 to the Co. Rd. 24 alignment, at a cost of as much as $39 […]


Vicki Sue Crites, 56, formerly of Archbold, died April 9, 2018. Survivors include two children. Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville. Delortha A. Holley, 74, Wauseon, died April 12, 2018. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. Maria A. Morales, 68, Wauseon and formerly of Archbold, died April 15, 2018. Survivors include three children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold.

PHS Baseball Wins Two, Loses One

The Pettisville baseball team defeated Holgate and split a pair of Buckeye Border Conference games with Hilltop last week to stand 2- 3, 1-3 BBC. PHS 8, Holgate 2 Pettisville recorded an 8-2 non-league victory over Holgate (0-4), Monday, April 9, at Holgate. Logan Rufenacht was the winning pitcher. In seven innings he allowed two runs on six hits, struck […]

Pettisville Garage Goes Back To Founder’s Family

An iconic landmark in the unincorporated community of Pettisville has changed hands. But it’s fallen into good hands. Eric Rychener, greatgrandson of Harvey Rychener, the founder of the business, purchased the garage from Gary Esterline, who has owned and operated the business for four decades. Gary said he has mixed feelings about selling the business. “Yeah, I hate to see […]

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