2012-03-28

Pettisville Disposing Of Last Old School Items



The Pettisville School Board took steps to eliminate some of the last items from the old Pettisville School building at its Monday, March 26 meeting. Most of the old school was torn down during the summer of 2011, as the new school neared completion. The board approved disposing of the items by donation, salvaging, or through a garage sale or […]

Police At Middle School On Possible Drug Case



An Archbold Middle School student may have been involved in a drug case, an Archbold police report states. Police were called to the middle school at 12:37 pm, Wednesday, March 21. The APD report states Royal Short, school principal, “had a student in his office involved in a possible drug offense.” Recovered were a white lighter plus white paper “with […]

PHS Baseball Letterwinners



Pettisville Schools Move Forward With Aug. 7 Income Tax Request



The Pettisville School Board moved ahead with plans to place an income tax increase on the Aug. 7 ballot. During the Monday, March 26 board meeting, board members voted unanimously to request a determination from the Ohio Department of Taxation on what income tax rate is required to yield $440,000 annually. Calculations by district offi cials show a 1% income […]

Archbold School Board Holds Executive Session



The Archbold Area School Board met in executive session for about 20 minutes during its Monday, March 19 meeting. Stated reason for the closed-door session was to discuss the employment, appointment, and/or compensation of public employees. No action resulted when the board returned to regular session. The board did take three personnel actions. A certified contract was approved for Stefanie […]

Archbold Man Reports Harassment By Phone



Richard J. Manz, 38, Archbold, told police at 4:58 pm on Saturday, March 17, he had received 15 telephone calls in the last 20 minutes. He said the calls were not wanted, and the caller left a message saying they could continue to make calls all day. Police spoke to the caller, informing the person they were to have no […]

Kammeyer Honorable Mention In State



Luke Kammeyer, a senior on the Archbold boys basketball team, received an honorable mention in Division III when the Associated Press released its all-state picks last week. Matt Ripke, Edgerton, was one of three coaches named Coach of the Year in Division IV.

Walker Wins State Free Throw Title



Fruchey And Norman Show Champions



Mackenzie Fruchey, Fayette, showed the grand champion market animal and Christina Norman, Wauseon, showed the champion Hereford at the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Junior Show, Sunday, March 18, during the 2012 Ohio Beef Expo in Columbus. Fruchey is the daughter of Chad and Kristi Coopshaw, Fayette, and Brian and Leslie Fruchey, Fayette, and the granddaughter of Mike and Shirley Sullivan, Archbold, […]

Sidewalks Answer To High Gas Prices



The price of gasoline is again flirting with the $4 threshold, with talk of $5 per gallon before year’s end. This is particularly difficult for rural areas like most of Northwest Ohio, because public transportation options do not exist. But Northwest Ohio residents, like Americans in general, are a resourceful group, and they are finding answers. In Archbold, more and […]