2019-02-27

Blue Streaks Finish Regular Season 22-0



The Archbold boys basketball team finished the regular season undefeated for the first time since the 1995-96 season and for only the seventh time in school history with a 66- 46 victory over Swanton, Thursday, Feb. 21, in the Thunderdome. The Streaks also won their first outright Northwest Ohio Athletic League title since 2012 with a 7-0 record. Top: Seniors […]

Sign Loses Panel



High winds on Sunday, Feb. 24, caused a panel in the downtown Farmers & Merchants Bank sign to blow out.– photo by Mary Huber

Woman Uninjured



Josephine Elizabeth Grace Bloomer, 21, rural Wauseon, was not injured after the car she was driving overturned about 1:59 am, Tuesday, Feb. 12, a Fulton County sheriff report states. The report said Bloomer was driving east on St. Rt. 2 when she went out of control on the icy pavement. She went off the road to the right, rolled over, […]

Gas Tax: The Bill Comes Due



The owner of a home, car, or almost anything more complex than a rock knows that sooner or later, it’s going to need repairs and maintenance. Repairs and maintenance can be put off, but doing so not only postpones the inevitable, it can actually raise the cost of the repair. Ohio now faces that situation with roads. Repairs and improvements […]

Meeting Set For March 12 To Discuss Drinking Water Test Well Near Fayette

Michindoh Aquifer

One of the first meetings on a plan to pump groundwater from the Michindoh aquifer to as far away as eastern Lucas County will be held next month. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold an informational meeting, Tuesday, March 12, 6 pm, at the Fayette School, to discuss the site of a proposed drinking water well to be constructed […]

Juveniles Say They Were Play Fighting



Two juveniles told Archbold police they were “play fighting” after officers were called to the vicinity of Park St. at Pleasant Street about 5:30 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 19. Officers received a report of two juveniles fighting in the street, and that one was yelling for help. When officers arrived, they found one juvenile matching the description provided. The youth said […]

Woman Hospitalized Following Feb. 20 Crash



A spokesman for the University of Toledo Medical Center confirmed Tuesday Joyce Rupp, 77, Archbold is a patient at the facility. Rupp was injured in a Wednesday, Feb. 20 vehicle crash at the intersection of St. Rt. 2 and St. Rt. 66 north of Archbold. Archbold rescue was called to the crash scene at 2:46 pm. Archbold Rescue transported Rupp […]

Old Photo Corner



A girl sits on Mahlon Miller’s donkey in front of the Scott Theater in 1958. The owner of the photo would like to know who she is. If you can identify her, call us at the Archbold Buckeye, 419-445-4466.

FISH Food Pantry Can Help With More Than Just Food




The Archbold FISH Food Pantry is a source of help for more than just food. “We’ve done household winterization projects, car checks in the fall, replaced car batteries,” said Jim King, board president for the pantry. “We can help with rent, utilities, and prescriptions. We even helped with gas a time or two,” said Lynn Lehman, pantry director. “We even […]

Three Sentenced



Sentences were handed down against three men in Fulton County Common Pleas Court recently: •Nathan W. Jewell, 30, Swanton; indicted Aug. 20, 2018, on one count each, domestic violence, aggravated burglary, violating a protection order; entered guilty plea Nov. 13, 2018, to one count each, domestic violence, violating a protection order; on or about July 18-19, 2018, caused physical harm […]


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