2011-07-13

Archbold Elevator, Businesses Worth $14.1 Million



Archbold Elevator and its associated businesses have been valued at $14.1 million. The information was contained in documents filed with the Fulton County Common Pleas Court, Thursday, July 7. Veid & Veid, certified public accountants, Cincinnati, said in a letter included in the court filing that the $14.1 million is the value of Archbold Elevator plus pork-producing businesses known as […]

Marvin D. Waidelich



Marvin D. Waidelich, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Saturday morning, July 9, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. He was born Sept. 6, 1925, near Archbold, the son of Arthur and Vera (Nofzinger) Waidelich. He married Letha Nofziger on Aug. 11, 1946, and she preceded him in death on March 20, 1990. He then married […]

Golden Notes Of Archbold’s Memorable Past



Ten Years Ago Wednesday, July 11, 2001 Sharon Taylor, general manager of the Archbold Buckeye, was elected chairman of the Ohio Coalition for Open Government, June 22. Sterling Food Stores is conducting a grand opening of its newly remodeled store at 103 North Defiance Street. Members of the McClarren family visited Sauder Village, June 24, to view two sections of […]

Public Meetings



Village Council Archbold Village Council, Monday, July 18, 7 p.m., council chambers, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St. Water & Sewer Ridgeville Township Water & Sewage District Board, Thursday, July 14, 7:30 p.m., township building, St. Rt. 6, downtown Ridgeville. FCBDD Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Monday, July 181, 7 p.m., FCBDD, 1210 N. Ottokee St., Wauseon. School […]

Archbold Wins Sectional Acme Championship



Dale R. Lantz



Dale R. Lantz, age 95 years, of Osseo, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Wednesday morning, July 6, 2011, at his home. He was born June 13, 1916, at Pettisville, the son of Ammon and Erma (Buehrer) Lantz, and married Anna Rose “Jo” Leu on Sept. 2, 1950. He worked at Dinner Bell in Archbold. He was an Army […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Zion Mennonite Sunday: Joyce Yoder, song leader; Karen Ruth, worship leader; 1 AD, prelude, special music, offertory; Greg and Michele Nafziger, Dan and Deb Nofziger, Ty Yoder, ushers; Virgil and Mary Ann Miller, Marv and Mary Ellen Nofziger, greeters; Barbara Bowman, prayer. Drama, Jacob Nafziger, Artie Short, Michele Nafziger, Karen Ruth, Mike Zimmerman, Josh Liechty, Gabe Short. Central Mennonite Sunday: […]

Archbold Semifinalist In Magazine Contest



Archbold needs to shine up its shoes and put on a nice tie, Wednesday, July 20, when a judge of the Ohio Magazine “Best Hometown” contest will visit. Marsha Dowdy, director of the Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce, said the magazine, which describes tourist destinations and activities in the state, hosts the annual competition. A feature article and several pictures […]

New Pettisville School Nearly $1.8 Million Under Budget



The new Pettisville school building project is under budget by $1,778,828 as of June. Members of the district school board were given the information at their Monday, July 11 meeting. Steve Switzer, district superintendent, said the under-budget figure is a result of a good bidding climate when first bids were accepted, and no significant problems encountered during construction. “We just […]

William H. “Bill” Saltzman



William H. “Bill” Saltzman, age 71, of Archbold, died at 5:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2011, in Defi- ance Inpatient Hospice from complications of diabetes after a long illness. Mr. Saltzman was a 1959 graduate of Bryan High School and attended barber school in Toledo. He had worked at Fisher Automatic Vending in Bryan for several years and retired […]


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