NEWS


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Rec. hoopsters take court
Swanton Planning Commission approves variances for apartments

Swanton Planning Commission approves variances for apartments

The Swanton Planning Commission last Tuesday approved two variances for apartments in the Turtle Creek development. A separate variance request for pr...

January 15th, 2018 |  


SHERIFF’S REPORT

Friday, Jan. 55:53 p.m., 8968 County Road 7, Fulton Twp., civil matter.9:09 p.m., 4101 County Road L, Fulton Twp., mental issue.Saturday, Jan. 61:09 p...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Grand jury considers indictments

The Fulton County Grand Jury has considered indictments charging individuals with Fulton County crimes, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.Eric T....

January 15th, 2018 |  


Welding program approved by Swanton Board

The Swanton Board of Education last Wednesday conducted annual business and approved an agreement for a welding program.At their organizational meetin...

January 15th, 2018 |  


AAA: Gas prices up to begin new year

Ohio motorists are seeing higher prices at the pump as 2018 begins. The current average for regular gas in Ohio is $2.49, up 10 cents from last week a...

January 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Swanton bowling splits match against Patrick Henry

The Swanton bowling team split a home match against Patrick Henry Friday.The Bulldog boys won 2,226-1,998, while the girls fell by a final of 1,803-1,...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Delta hangs on to beat Swanton, 43-41

Delta hangs on to beat Swanton, 43-41

In the Northwest Ohio Athletic League opener in girls basketball for both teams, Delta defeated a stingy Swanton team 43-41 Friday night.The Panthers ...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Swanton wrestling places third at Defiance Tri-State Border War

DEFIANCE - Swanton placed third at the 41-team Defiance Tri-State Border War wrestling tournament held at Defiance College Dec. 29-30.The tournament, ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Bulldogs drop pair at Warrior Classic

TOLEDO - Swanton Bulldog coach Joel Visser said earlier in the season that his team was going to hang their hat on defense until they could find more ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Free ice fishing workshop at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

FINDLAY – Outdoor enthusiasts interested in learning the basics of ice fishing are encouraged to attend a free informational workshop on Saturda...

December 30th, 2017 |  


LIFE


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Christmas season celebration
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Health screening offered

From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Jodi Gilsdorf and Krista Hendricks were named mentors of the month at Crestwood Elementary School.• A chair from the Cameron...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Lyons 18-year-old killed in crash

A fatal crash involving area teenagers is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Four County Career Center student Zackary Floyd, 18, o...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Terry and Shirley Sampsel served as Christmas in Swanton parade grand marshals.• Fulton County United Way fundraising declin...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Christmas season celebration

Christmas season celebration

A craft show was held at Swanton High School on Saturday as part of the annual Christmas in Swanton celebration.The Swanton High School band marches i...

December 4th, 2017 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Deacon Dzierzawski appointed to Swanton Village Council.• Audrey Layman named Christmas in Swanton queen and David Zeigler k...

November 28th, 2017 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• The countdown to mandatory all-digital television continued.• Construction of new Penta Career Center building underway.25 Y...

November 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The Twisted Twig
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Your View

Whenever a customer walks through the front door looking to buy a new home appliance, only a few factors are considered before a purchase is made: the...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Your View

On Nov. 7, Ohioans will vote on the Ohioans Against the Deceptive RX Ballot Issue, Issue 2. Issue 2 requires the state to purchase prescription drugs ...

October 30th, 2017 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

After reading The Twisted Twig over the last year, you might be asking just who is the Swanton Tree Commission and what does it mean to me and the com...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Your View

The Swanton Corn Festival Committee would like to offer our community, the American Legion, the VFW and all veterans and currently serving military pe...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Your View

Hooray and thanks to Gil Urban for his courage in standing up for respect for our flag. We desperately need more people like him and his fellow vetera...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Your View

I am writing to express my disgust at the Swanton Corn Festival Committee in regards to their total disrespect of our American Flag and of the Honor G...

August 28th, 2017 |  


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