2009-06-17

Early Test Scores Show Local Schools Excellent

Could Be Ninth Consecutive Year For Top Ranking

David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said the figures are very preliminary, and could be adjusted in the future, but results of state-mandated tests look promising. Speaking to the school district board during the Monday meeting, June 15, Deskins said the preliminary data shows that Archbold students passed all of the applicable state tests for the 2008-09 school year. […]

Woman’s Auto Vandalized



Zenaida G. Vasquez, Colony Meadows, told police someone vandalized her car by writing on the vehicle with a marker. Vasquez reported the incident about 4 am, Tuesday, June 9. The damage was done while the vehicle was parked at her residence, sometime between 11 pm, Monday, June 8 and 3:50 am the following day.

AHS Softballers Earn District, State Honors



Three members of the Archbold softball team received All- State honors in Division III for the 2009 spring season. Lauren Kern was named to the first team. A four-year starter, she ended her high school career with 64 victories on the mound. Courtney Day, sophomore left fielder, was named to the second team. She led the Streaks with a .474 […]

Miss AFD Competes



Break-In June 9



Lori zumFelde, Archbold Villas, told Archbold police her home was broken in to sometime between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, Tuesday, June 9. She told officers personal items were missing. There were two previous attempts to enter her residence. On Saturday, May 2, zumFelde told officers someone tampered with a window and cut a window screen. A similar incident occurred […]

Nofziger 4th In Midwest Meet Of Champions



Haley Nofziger, a 2009 Pettisville graduate, placed fourth in the long jump at the Midwest Meet of Champions, Saturday, June 13, at Jackson, Mich. The Midwest Meet of Champions is one of the longest running postseason high school track meets in the nation. Each event pits three graduated senior athletes from Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, nine athletes total, in a […]

Salaries Of School Officials Studied



Again citing uncertainties in the state budgeting process, the Archbold Area School Board decided to again withhold action on adjustments to administrative salaries. The move came during the board meeting Monday, June 15. It is the third time the school board has deferred the decision. Scott Miller, board president, announced the decision after the board returned from an executive session […]

Fulton County Court News



Common Pleas Court Bank of America, Gerzville, N.Y., plaintiff vs. Nicholas Fisher, Delta, defendant. Foreclosure. Bobby Slagle, Delta, plaintiff vs. Danford Murry, Delta, defendant. Other civil. Cavalry SPV, Hawthorne, N.Y., plaintiff vs. Daniel Keezer, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Gavino Rios, Bryan, plaintiff vs. Hunt Wesson, Inc, Archbold, defendant. Administrative appeal. Petition to vacate portions of: North Pointe Estates 1st Addition, […]

Blue Streak Girls Softball



The 14 Gold team traveled to Pettisville, Monday, June 8 and won 9-2. The offense pounded out eight hits in six innings while scoring nine runs. Hanna Allison, Cassidy Wyse, Desi Newman and Jen Gerken each had two hits; Caroline Vonier, Becca Gerig and Gabby Campos each had one. Allison pitched six innings, giving up one hit and six walks […]

Second H1N1 Flu Case In Fulton County; Don’t Call It Swine Flu



Fulton County has recorded its second case of H1N1 influenza, and the World Health Organization has declared the virus, also known as the swine flu, a pandemic. Mike Oricko, Fulton County health commissioner, said an 11-year-old who attends school outside Fulton County has fully recovered from the illness. “The second child has been treated and recovered. “They would have gone […]


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