2012-10-24

Archbold School Enrollment Down 2.1% For 2012-13



Preliminary enrollment figures of the Archbold Area School District show there are 1,273 students in the district, down 2.1% from last school year. Joe Long, interim superintendent, told the school board at its Monday, Oct. 22 meeting, that in 2011-12, there were 1,300 students in the district at the same point in time, a decline of 27. The number of […]

Woman Sentenced In Burglary At Wyse Home



Jessica Womas, 33, Northwood, the woman discovered in an Archbold home when the homeowner opened her garage door, has been sentenced to three years of community control. Susan Wyse, 67, 82 Pin Oak Place, discovered Womas in her garage when she arrived at home, Monday, May 21. Womas was wearing Wyse’s clothes, and had two toddlers with her. Soon after […]

Jr. High Sports digest



Pettisville 8th Grade Volleyball Tournament: Pettisville def. Hilltop 25-21, 24-26, 25-9, Saturday, Oct. 13. Tournament, championship match: Fayette def. Pettisville (11- 6, 8-4 BBC) 26-24, 26-24, Saturday, Oct. 13. Archbold 8th Grade Volleyball The Streaks defeated Delta 25- 11, 25-20, Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the NWOAL tournament, moving the team into the championship match with Evergreen, Thursday, Oct. 18. The […]

Clifford D. Liechty



Clifford D. Liechty, 86, formerly of Grabill, Ind., passed to his eternal home on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Greencroft Healthcare in Goshen, Ind.  He was born on July 19, 1926, in Grabill, Ind., to Peter A. and Martha (Yoder) Liechty.  On Jan. 30, 1949, he married I. Betty Rupp in Fulton County, Ohio. She preceded him in death on […]

Fulton County Sales Tax Revenue



Oct., 2011 $534,261.92 Oct., 2012 $502,758.00 Difference ($) -$31,261.92 Difference (%) -5.9% Year-to- date, 2011 $5,145,097.92 Year-to- date, 2012 $5,422,224.67 Difference ($) +$277,126.75 Difference (%) +5.4% Information provided by Fulton County Commissioners office. Figures rep- resent sales tax revenue received by Fulton County from the Ohio Department of Taxation, for Fulton County’s 1.5% share of revenue generated by sales taxes […]

Three Recently Sentenced



Two men and a woman were sentenced recently in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: •Janet Perdue, 43, Lyons; convicted of trafficking in marijuana; sold marijuana on May 31; sentenced to 10 days at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, placed on one year community control; ordered to pay cost of prosecution and attorney fees, receive a drug-alcohol assessment, obtain a […]

Wyse Second At Fremont



Logan Wyse, Archbold, stepped into a racing cart Sunday, Oct. 14, and took second in the stock medium class at Fremont. Racing on the Fremont paved oval, Wyse was third in two heat races. John Huffman, veteran Archbold kart racer, broke his foot, Friday, Aug. 31, at a track in Fort Wayne, Ind. Not knowing he had suffered a previous […]

Jackie (Jack) L. Frey



Jackie (Jack) L. Frey, 54, died Oct. 23, 2012, in a motorcycle accident in rural Fulton County.Jack was born in Wauseon on Oct. 19, 1958, to Richard and Ellen (Prowant) Frey. He married Carol Jones Frey on June 21, 1986. They have three sons: Alex, Lincoln, and Dominic, all at home. Jack lived his entire life in the Wauseon area.He […]

Elementary Teachers Do Peer-To-Peer Evaluations



Dorothy Lambert, elementary school principal, said teachers in the school recently completed the peer-to-peer evaluation program. Speaking at the Monday, Oct. 22 meeting of the Archbold Area School Board, Lambert said teachers used their tablet computers to do their evaluations as they watched their fellow teachers in the classroom. Teachers were able to get some feedback on their teaching techniques, […]

Public Meetings



Park Board Archbold Village Park Board, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:45 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.


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