2012-04-25

Meister New Superintendent At Four County



Tim Meister, Archbold High School principal since 2006, is leaving his post to become the superintendent of the Four County Career Center. FCCC offi cials made the announcement Monday afternoon, April 23. Meister will replace William Spiess, current FCCC superintendent, who will retire July 31. Spiess was FCCC superintendent four years. David Deskins, Archbold Area School District superintendent, said the […]

Assault Report Case Closed



Archbold police officers have closed the case on a report of an assault that allegedly occurred at Northwest Products. Amber Sencenbaugh, 25, Napoleon, told officers she was struck on the back of her head by a fellow worker at about 2:45 pm, Friday, April 13. An APD spokesman said there were no witnesses, and the case is closed.

Kovnesky Competes In Gymnastics Championships



Paige Kovnesky, 13, a seventh grader at Archbold Middle School, competed in the Level 9 regional gymnastics championships in Indianapolis, Ind., Sunday, April 15. Gymnasts from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan competed. Kovnesky placed fifth with an all-around score of 37.025. She secured a spot on the Region 5 Dream Team at the 2012 USA Gymnastics Eastern Championships, May […]

Arbor Day



Auto Damaged



Jessica D. Elswick, 22, East Gardens, told police her vehicle had received several door dings and scrapes. She filed her report with police, Wednesday, April 18. Officers were unable to determine where the damage had occurred. In the police report, an officer states the damage may have been done in the East Gardens lot.

PHS Softball Ups Win Streak To Six



The Pettisville softball team raised its win streak to six with three straight victories last week. The Birds opened the week with a 10-0 Buckeye Border Conference shutout of Fayette, Monday, April 16. PHS exploded for seven runs in the fourth inning on its way to a 17-5 non-league victory at Continental, Tuesday, April 17. Pettisville finished off its week […]

Pettisville Sidewalks Concern Citizens



More details were given about the proposed Pettisville sidewalk project during a Thursday, April 19 meeting at the Pettisville school. County officials provided answers about maintenance and liability concerns, and touched on other areas. While there was less outright opposition, there were some concerns about where the sidewalks will be located. One man talked about concerns about the lack of […]

No Injuries After Crash



No injuries resulted after two pickup trucks collided at the intersection of Stryker Street and Co. Rd. 24 about 9:55 am, Monday, April 16. The Archbold police report states Darrel Duane Landel, 63, Waldron, Mich., was driving a pickup truck north on Co. Rd. 24, and stopped for the stop sign at the Stryker Street intersection. A second pickup, driven […]

Archbold JV Softball Raises Record To 13-1



The Archbold junior varsity softball team hosted Liberty Center, Monday, April 9. Winter Fricke pitched all five innings and got the 13- 1 win. Fricke had four hits. Shannon Neuenschwander and Cayla Walker each had two. Peyton Driver and Neuenschwander both had home runs. The team traveled to Springfield on a bitterly cold day, Tuesday, April 10, and won 25-6. […]

Sluder Outspends Miller In Sheriff Primary



Rick Sluder, unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for Fulton County Sheriff, spent $1,049.41 more than Roy Miller, who won the GOP slot in the March 6 primary election. Information on campaign spending, required by state law, was taken from documents filed with the Fulton County Board of Elections. Sluder’s campaign committee raised and spent $9,252, about 12.8% more than […]


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