Ronald C. Stevens


Ronald C. Stevens, 74, of Estero, Fla., died peacefully at home on June 8, 2020, in Estero, Fla., during his third battle with colon cancer. Ron was born in Napoleon on Nov. 3, 1945, son of the late Everett and Violet (Bleeks) Stevens, and is survived by one brother, Gene and Elaine (Bichan) Stevens of Findlay. On Aug. 19, 1967, […]

UPDATE: Additional Reopening Dates, Order Signed, Ohio National Guard


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) Friday, June 5— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates. ADDITIONAL REOPENINGS: Governor DeWine announced today that the following sectors are permitted to reopen on June 19, 2020: Casinos Racinos Amusement parks Water parks Governor DeWine also authorized the Memorial Golf Tournament to be held from […]

Saying Goodbye to Dexter Benecke

  Videos and photos from the funeral of Dexter Benecke, retired RFD chief, may be viewed on the Archbold Buckeye Facebook page.-Posted 6.4, 9:20 pm

UPDATE: Disparity, K-12 Reopening, Medical Procedures, Funding Opportunities for Businesses


Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates. OHIO DISPARITY: Governor DeWine announced today that he is intensifying efforts in Ohio to improve issues of health and economic disparities, racism, and inequity. “I am seeking dialogue to solve these problems and seeking strategies for the implementation of reforms,” said […]

2020-06-03 E-Edition

‘We Won’t Take Anything For Granted Anymore,’ Babcock Tells Classmates At AHS Graduation

“This is certainly not how you envisioned this day,” Jayson Selgo, superintendent of the Archbold School District, said to the Archbold High School Class of 2020. Indeed, the 128th AHS commencement exercises, Sunday, May 31, were a far cry from a traditional ceremony. Held outdoors drive-in style to ward off the dangers of the Coronavirus pandemic, it had more of […]

‘Pulse’ Storm Hits Archbold

Michael Lewis, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, described the thunderstorm that hit Archbold on Tuesday, May 26, as a “pulse” storm. “This has been a rather unusual spring,” Lewis said, with low-pressure systems moving from the south to the Ohio River Valley area. That puts Archbold and Northwest Ohio on the edge of those systems. Those low-pressure systems […]

Unemployment Jumps To 21.1% In County

Fulton County unemployment for April was 21.1%, the highest in the 11-plus years the Archbold Buckeye has been keeping records. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services estimated that during April, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, there were 4,800 people out of work in the county. The total Fulton County work force was 22,600 (employed plus unemployed). […]

AHS Students Receive Scholarships

Members of the Archbold High School Class of 2020 who received more than $1.66 million in scholarships, and the scholarships they received: Mason Babcock: University of Toledo Army ROTC, Alexa Pinter, American Red Cross, Blue and Gold, Joe Furko; Cassidy Baden: Bowling Green State University Academic & Choice, Alexa Pinter, Archbold Knights of Columbus, F.F. Hesterman Memorial, Madison Claire Lambert […]

Senior Citizens Menu

Week of June 8-12 MONDAY: submarine sandwich, macaroni salad, peaches. TUESDAY: braised beef tips, egg noodles, green beans, applesauce. WEDNESDAY: oriental pepper steak, fried rice, asian blend vegetables. THURSDAY: breaded salmon patty, rice pilaf, peas. FRIDAY: sloppy joe sandwich, macaroni & cheese, succotash.