Judyth A. Lohse

Judyth A. (Briggs) Lohse, 80, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and lifelong instigator of fun, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A longtime resident of Ridgeville Township in Henry County, she lived the past nine years at Fairlawn Haven in Archbold. Born March 7, 1939, Judy was a native of Battle Creek, Mich., and was born with a yearn to entertain. Joining friends […]

Archbold Police Log

March 22 9:27 am: Three-legged dog running loose, 300 block South St. 8:59 pm: Verbal warning, parking violations, 1900 block S. Defiance St. 11:35 pm: 911 hang-up, Colony Meadows. March 23 2:54 am: Citation to Fermin Guillen, also known as Fermin Rincon, 51, Pioneer, failure to drive in marked lanes and DUI, Stryker St. 8:56 am: Citation to Bransen Reynolds, […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Lent Four Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Peter Rupp, King’s Cross Church, Defiance, and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Patterns In Genesis-Joseph: The Path of Glory,” Genesis 38-41, Jesse Kahler. Welcome the birth of Arthur James Stuckey, son of Oliver and Mikaela. Central Mennonite Sunday: Arlene Zaerr, Diane Nafziger, Leslie & Annemarie Nafziger, greeters; music team, prelude, offertory; Kristi Miehls, song leader; […]

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Michelle Davis, Myrtle Beach, S.C., plaintiff vs Napoleon Spring Works, Inc., Archbold, defendant. Worker’s compensation. Shelby Shidler, Swanton, vs Keith Shidler, Swanton, obligor. Child enforcement/ modification. Lara Swartz, Swanton, plaintiff vs Christopher Swartz, Swanton, defendant. Divorce. Robert Parker, Sr., Holland, plaintiff vs Meredith Ratasky, Eihei, Hawaii, defendant. Other civil. Erica Meiring, Metamora, plaintiff vs Zachary Meiring, Metamora, […]

AHS Softball Opens Season 4-0

The Archbold softball team is 4-0 after the first week of the 2019 season, outscoring its opponents 28-8 in the first four games, which were all non-league contests. AHS 7, Maumee 6 Down 6-5 going into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Streaks scored twice to win 7-6, Tuesday, March 26, at Memorial Park. Andee Grime recorded the win […]

Threats-Harassment Cases Reported

Information about two cases of threats and-or harassment were released by Archbold police recently. The first incident occurred between 10-11 pm, Friday, March 15 at Sanoh America. Norma J. Mason, 49, Defiance, said she received text messages telling her a subject was going to come to her place of employment and harm her. Mason said she also reported the incident […]

AHS Baseball Falls To Fairview

Archbold dropped to 1-1 on the season with a 4-0 loss at Fairview (2-0), Thursday, March 28. The game was scoreless going into the sixth inning. The Apaches scored four runs in the bottom of the inning as Caleb Frank got the complete game shutout. Rigo Ramos suffered the loss on the mound. In five innings he allowed four runs […]


The March 27 article covering the Pettisville School Board March meeting was inaccurate. The vote to approve a new five-year contract for Michael Lane, high school principal, was 4-1 in favor. Rick Graber, board member, was the dissenting vote. Graber did not say why he voted against the contract. The Buckeye regrets the error.

PHS Baseball Drops Two

Pettisville dropped two Buckeye Border Conference contests to Montpelier to open the 2019 baseball season. Montpelier 4, PHS 1 The Locomotives scored three runs in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie and defeat the Birds 4-1, Tuesday, March 26, at Montpelier. Tommy McWatters recorded the loss on the mound. In one inning he allowed three runs on two […]

Buehrers Call For Understanding Toward Semi Driver After Crash With School Bus

After a semi truck struck a stopped Archbold school bus, Wednesday, March 27, many were critical of the truck driver. After photos and security camera footage of the crash were published on the Archbold Buckeye Facebook page, many of the more than 800 comments either singled out the driver involved in the accident, or truck drivers in general. There were […]

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