Bible Quiz Kicks Off

Area Bible quiz, with youths from four Northwest Ohio counties participating, kicked off Sunday, Jan. 6, at Pettisville Missionary Church. An exciting match featured the Tedrow team of quizzers from three Mennonite churches (Tedrow, West Clinton and Zion) called “Grapes from Thornbushes” and a team of King’s Cross quizzers from three counties (Defiance, Fulton, and Williams) called “Huioi,” Greek for […]

Leonard H. Beck

Leonard H. Beck, age 98 years, of Archbold, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 31, 2018, at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. He was born June 10, 1920, near Archbold, the son of Henry and Emma (Nofziger) Beck. He married Wilma Eichorn on Oct. 6, 1946, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 2007. A lifelong resident of the Archbold/Pettisville […]


A Pettisville boys basketball player was misidentified in a photo caption in the Jan. 2 edition. Mitchell Avina is number 2 and was double-teamed by Archbold’s Elijah Zimmerman and Ethan Hagans. The Buckeye regrets the error.


Performing before a crowd in the AHS Thunderdome, Saturday, Dec. 22, were Lucia Rodriguez, left, and Riah Short, members of the Archbold Pep Band. The Blue Streak boys basketball team was victorious over the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans, 77- 76.– photo by Mario Gomez


Kay A. Stannard, 70, of Belle Center, and formerly of Ridgeville Corners, died Jan. 5, 2019. Survivors include two children. Short Funeral Home, Archbold. Dorothy M. Spencer, 88, Archbold, died Jan. 6, 2019. Survivors include two sons. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon. Ignacio Gutierrez, Jr., 56, Archbold, died Dec. 30, 2018. Survivors include three daughters. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home, Wauseon.

Ownership An Awesome Responsibility

After 113 years, the third- and fourth-generation owners of the Archbold Buckeye have sold the newspaper. Mary Huber and David Pugh have purchased the newspaper from the Ross Taylor family, with the goal of continuing and building on the traditions of the Buckeye well into the future. Taking over from the Taylors is not an easy task, as no one […]


Fulton Co. Health Center Dec. 28: Chelsea & Anthony Eash, Pettisville, boy. Jan 1: Monica Meiring. Defiance, boy. Jan. 3: Kelly & Ryan Boulton, Pettisville, boy.

Ellen R. “Ellie” Schmucker

Oct. 16, 1934-Jan. 6, 2019 Ellen R. “Ellie” Schmucker, 84 years, of Stryker, died peacefully in her home on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Lyle P. and Ruth L. (Weldon) Riter and was born Oct. 16, 1934, in Bryan. Ellie was a loving mother and wonderful housewife. She spent 31 […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 Business in Archbold is down $46 million in two years, according to Jim Wyse, mayor, in a speech to the Chamber of Commerce at the Monday Noon Luncheon. Since 2006, we’ve seen a decline around $700,000 in local income tax revenue, he said. Wyse is optimistic the figure will go up in 2009, […]


The Buckeye was given incorrect information for a photo caption that appeared on page 2 of the Jan. 2 edition. In the photo of the AHS piccolo players, the girl on the right was Alora Delaney.

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