New Fairlawn CEO Announced

  Cristal Vincent, of the Youngstown area, has been named the new chief executive officer of the Fairlawn Retirement Community. The Fairlawn Board of Trustees announced Vincent’s selection in a press release issued Thursday, Feb. 13. She is a 20-year veteran of the health care industry, and has been a nursing home administrator for seven years. Vincent is currently the […]

2020-02-12 E-Edition

2020 Pettisville Homecoming Court

Members of the 2020 Pettisville High School Homecoming Court were presented to the audience prior to the PHSHicksville boys basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8. Front row, from left: Felipe Chavez, senior escort; Anneli Shaw, senior attendant; Benson Zimmerman, kindergarten escort; Kelly Miller, queen; Maya Spangler, kindergarten attendant; Ellie Wixom, junior attendant; Heath Waidelich, junior escort. Back row: Sean Adkins, freshman […]

Buckeye Wins 14 Awards

One First Place, Eight Seconds, Four Thirds, One Fourth

The Archbold Buckeye placed first in the category of best local feature at the annual Osman C. Hooper Newspa- per Show, Thursday, Feb. 6, in Columbus. The Buckeye placed second in best news story, best local feature, best sports feature, newspaper design, advertising, best news photo, best feature photo, and best sports photo. The Buckeye received third places in news […]

No Decision Yet By Officials On Franklin Township Fire Contract

No decision or recommendation has been reached on who the Franklin Township Trustees will choose to provide fire protection services for the southern-most mile of the township. For decades, the township has contracted with the Archbold-German Township Fire Department to provide fire protection services for Franklin Township from Co. Rd. H to Co. Rd. J, including the Ohio Turnpike. Village […]

Friendship That Started As Pen Pals In 1937 Has Lasted More Than 80 Years

Not many people have a friendship that lasts over 80 years, let alone one in which the two friends live more than 350 miles apart. Eighty-two years ago, Doris Yoder, Pettisville, answered a letter sent to Words of Cheer, the paper she got in her Sunday School class at church. The letter was from Lois Hoover, a Canadian girl who […]

Bible Quiz

Cheering each other on at an area Bible Quiz meet is “Potiphar’s Wife,” Tedrow, with Jacob Aeschliman, Raina Garza, Gonzalo Pajares, and Samuel Myers. Pajares joined the team this year as a foreign exchange student from Spain. Three area quiz meets remain, and on March 13-15, the teams will head to Lancaster, Pa., to participate in a tournament with more […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship team, music, offertory. Message, “Affliction Through God’s Provision,” Hebrews 12:1-17, Jesse Kahler. Central Mennonite Sunday: Mark & Alysa Short, Kirby & Lynette Smith, greeters; music team, prelude, singing, offertory, song leader. Message, “Good Eats,” Genesis 1:9-13, Dave Elkins; prayer of God’s people, Ramon Lianez; moment in mission, Karla Ringenberg & Kelsey King. Good […]


PERI Public Employee Retirees, Inc., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m., Fulton County Senior Center, 240 Clinton St., Wauseon. SAHC Stryker Area Heritage Council Board of Trustees, Thursday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Stryker Depot, 203 N. Depot St., Stryker. Grief Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief group, Monday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., meeting room, Fulton County Health Center, S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. […]

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Fulton Co. Health Center Jan. 31: Makalia & Austin Kutzli, Wauseon, girl.