What Are Archbold Schools Doing About Report Card Results?

The Ohio school report card system was set up to be an easy way for people to learn how their schools were performing. Sometimes, it can be anything but. Delving into the report cards reveals a large amount of data that many find difficult to understand or interpret. For many years, Archbold schools were ranked “Excellent” or “Excellent with Distinction” […]


An article in the Dec. 5 issue of this newspaper regarding the Sauder Village 1920s Main Street contained incorrect information. Erie Sauder’s original farm shop is not being moved. The Buckeye regrets the error. —— A spokesman for ARS, the refuse collection company serving Archbold, has issued a correction and clarification on information published in the Dec. 5 issue of […]

Shop Local This Christmas

With Christmas two weeks away, the frantic last-minute Christmas shopping time is upon us. For many, that means a road trip to The Big City. That means time in the car, time fighting traffic, time fighting crowds and standing in line, time hiking in the cold through endless parking lots. That’s time not spent at home, decorating, making Christmas cookies, […]

Chorale Performs In Sunday Concert

Chelsey Smith, director of choral activities at Archbold High School, leads the AHS Chorale during its Sunday, Dec. 9 Christ mas Concert in the school auditorium. There are more than 50 voices in the Chorale. Several groups, including The Company and seventh and eighth grade choirs, sang a variety of Christmas themed songs in the concert.– photo by David Pugh

Woman Cited For Drug Paraphernalia

Alecea Grieser, 18, Archbold, was issued a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia by Archbold police, Thursday, Dec. 6. Police were summoned to her residence after another resident discovered what was suspected to be paraphernalia. A container was collected for evidence purposes.

Student Journalists Get Shut Down

Other Editors Say...

It is a newspaper’s duty to print the news and raise hell,” Chicago Times publisher Wilbur Storey declared in 1861. Those functions are not guaranteed to please everyone. Either is bound to occasionally dismay or infuriate some readers, as every journalist learns. The ones at Har-Ber High School in Springdale, Ark., learned it earlier, and more painfully, than most. In […]

NSCC Operates Food Pantry For Students In Need

Northwest State Community College offers people a chance to better their circumstances by obtaining additional education. Sometimes, students who take that step find themselves trying to make ends meet on a shoestring budget, and sometimes that string doesn’t stretch quite far enough. That’s where the NSCC food pantry comes in. The pantry provides food and a few other supplies at […]

Dorothy L. Grieser

Dorothy L. Grieser, 90, of Archbold, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven. She was born May 21, 1928, near Pettisville, the daughter of Adam and Beulah (Hooley) Burkholder. She married Dale Grieser on April 9, 1950. He preceded her in death in 1998. She was a homemaker, assisted with bookkeeping for her husband’s construction business, and cooked […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008 While USA Today, a national newspaper, said the air quality in Archbold schools is among the worst in the nation, local, county, and state officials say there is no need for concern. The newspaper report, based on computer models, has drawn fire from several local sources. “The report clearly has no basis,” said […]

ECHO Students Visit Four County

Archbold eighth grade students visited Four County Career Center recently as part of ECHO, or “Exploring Careers Hands On.” FCCC students take eighth graders through career labs that were of interest to them. Archbold students visiting the Health Careers Lab were, from left: Wyat Fryman, Ella Bowman, Olivia Patterson, Carly Grime, Logen Bowerman. With the eighth graders are Gibson Burkholder […]