2019-06-19 E-Edition

Semi Was Traveling 67 mph Before Hitting Archbold School Bus

The semi that struck a stopped Archbold school bus, Wednesday, March 27, was traveling 67 miles per hour before the crash, 12 mph above the legal limit. That’s what the report on the accident, compiled by Justen Vocke, a Henry County sheriff deputy and crash reconstruction specialist, said. The report, available online through the Ohio Department of Public Safety website, […]

Issues Continue For Archbold Water

The village of Archbold will have to again advise customers who receive their water from the village water treatment plant that their water does not meet Ohio Environmental Protection Agency standards. The village had to issue notices in May telling water customers that for the first quarter of 2019, water produced by the village water treatment plant exceeded the allowable […]

Buckeye Wins Three National Awards

The Archbold Buckeye has received three awards in the National Newspaper Association 2019 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. Winners will be recognized at the NNA Convention, Saturday, Oct. 5, in Milwaukee. There were 1,303 entries in the Better Newspaper Editorial Contest and 207 entries in the Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. A total of 485 awards were won […]

‘Greater Chances For Above Normal Rainfall’ Ahead, Says Meteorologist

If you were thinking the weather has to break soon and there will be days and days of sunshine ahead, you’re probably wrong. Chris Roller, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Syracuse, Ind., said another weather system is moving into Northwest Ohio today, Wednesday, that “will continue to provide rain, or at least tend to, into Thursday. […]


Kennedy Ruffer, 5, left, picks a rubber duck out of a pond, one of several activities offered in the childrens area at the Black Swamp Benefit, Saturday, June 15, at Archbold High School. Assisting Ruffer in her choice are Joelle Waidelich, center, and Mya Stuckey, both 15. All are from Archbold.– photo by David Pugh

New Elementary Art Teacher Hired

Mary Gingerich was approved by the Archbold School Board as the new elementary art teacher during its Monday, June 17 meeting. Dorothy Lambert, elementary principal, introduced Gingerich to the board, adding current elementary art teacher Kara Rosene will move to the middle school. Rosene replaces Breanna Daugherty, who resigned her post effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year. […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

First Sunday After Pentecost Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Psalms Of Ascent: Psalm 122,” Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Worship with Holy Communion. Arvada Rupp & Arlene Zaerr, Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, greeters; Nancy Beck worship leader; Randy Nafziger, song leader. Message, “Midwives of Justice,” Exodus 1:8-21, Ramon Lianez; prayer, Brent Ringenberg. Lockport Mennonite […]

Archbold, Pettisville Students Win BSAC Summer Scholarships

Two Archbold students and one from Pettisville have been awarded Black Swamp Arts Council Summer Arts scholarships for 2019. Dana Voll and Erin Reichert, AHS, and Mayzie Clark, PHS, were among 16 students selected from across Northwest Ohio. They were honored at an awards ceremony, Monday, June 3. Voll, a senior, and Reichert, a junior, will attend the Drum Major […]

Ag Hall Of Fame Nominations Are Ready In County

Nomination forms for the 2019 Fulton County Agriculture Hall of Fame awards are available at the Fulton County Extension office, 8770 St. Rt. 108, Wauseon, or online at www.fulton.osu.edu. Deadline is July 10. Qualified recipients include farmers or breeders who have made major contributions to the land and the product(s) of agriculture, or someone who has worked in an agriculture-related […]