2020-01-15 E-Edition

Big Beaver Trapped By Two Local Men

Talk about beginner’s luck. The first beaver caught by amateur trappers Wade Schnitkey and Zach Birky, rural Archbold, turned out to be a whopping 50-plus pounds. Katie Dennison, wildlife biologist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, said, “Yes, that is definitely a large beaver. The typical average size for an adult is going to be 35 […]

Update on Archbold Water Bills

On page 2 of the Jan. 15 Archbold Buckeye is an ad from the village of Archbold regarding Archbold water bills. Below is an update from Donna Dettling, Archbold Village Administrator, as of 1.16.20: Water bills will be sent out Monday, January 20 and due Thursday, January 30.  The bill will be for water used between November 12 and January […]

Mrs. Lambert Gets Slimed

Dorothy Lambert, Archbold elementary principal, promised her students if enough money was raised for the ABC 4 Maddy Foundation, she would let them dump “slime” on her, which was homemade. The total amount raised in the 2020 “Blast Cancer” event was $4,148.53, a record. It is the eighth year for the fundraiser, which goes to organizations involved in childhood cancer. […]

Coffee Shop Rezoning Gets Planning Commission Recommendation

A plan to rezone the building and property at 109 East Mechanic Street to build a coffee shop received the recommendation of the Archbold Planning Commission at its Monday, Jan. 13 meeting. The rezoning question goes to Archbold Village Council, who will act on the recommendation. Council can’t make a decision on the rezoning until 30 days after the APC […]

New Co. Rd. 24 Stop Signs To Be Changed ‘Anytime Now’

Changes in the traffic pattern on Co. Rd. 24 could happen anytime now, said Kenneth “Skip” Leupp, German Township Trustee. At their Dec. 9, 2019 meeting, the trustees voted 2-1, with Andy Brodbeck dissenting and Joe Short and Leupp in favor, to change the fourway stops to two-way stops at the intersections of Co. Rd. 24 and Co. Rds. B-C, […]

School Board Picks Stuckey

The Archbold School Board has named Tyson L. Stuckey to fill the vacant seat on the board. Following an executive session of about an hour and 15 minutes during its Monday, Jan. 13 meeting, the board passed a resolution appointing Stuckey to the post. The vacancy resulted when John Downey decided not to seek reelection, and no one filed paperwork […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Imagine-Give,” Luke 19:1-10, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Jack Young & Deb Kaufman, Bev Miller & Arvada Rupp, greeters; prelude, music team; Karla Ringenberg, worship leader; moment in mission, “Circle of Grace,” Brenda Yoder. Message, “It is All About ME!” Dave Elkins. Good Shepard Mennonite Sunday: Opening worship & […]

‘Royal Agents’ Win Bible Quiz

Seeing these Bible Quizzers, one can tell that Bible Quiz is fun! In its 52nd season, Northwest Ohio Bible Quiz continues to impact the lives of area youths through the study of the Bible. At the Sunday, Jan. 12 meet, quizzers were well versed on the story of Joseph and his brothers from Genesis 44-46 as six teams averaged more […]


Agriculture Education Pettisville Adult Agriculture Education Night series, Monday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., Pettisville High School ag room. Speaker: Kris Swartz, OFSWCD and Wood Co. SWCD. Grief Hope for Tomorrow bereavement support group, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m., Community Health Professionals, 230 Westfield Drive, Archbold. Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County […]