NEWS


Class of ‘20 scholarships available

Jay Galani, M.D., a retired physician who practiced in the area community, and the Fulton County Health Center Auxiliary, have announced non-renewable...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Valleywood, WP impacted by pandemic

Valleywood, WP impacted by pandemic

Should one choose to venture outdoors to play a round of golf over the next few months, they might find it a much different experience as area golf co...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Swanton offers update on services

Swanton offers update on services

The Village of Swanton has offered updates to residents about how operations will be handled as Ohio remains under a stay-at-home order until May 1.Vi...

April 6th, 2020 |  


ODOT wants public comments on Transportation Improvement Program

The Ohio Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for 2021 to 2024.The program id...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Students can play quarantine bingo

Swanton teacher Jenny Schmidt has created a learning activity for students as they walk around town during the stay-at-home order. In Swanton Quaranti...

April 6th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Nursing homes ease COVID-19 isolation

Nursing homes ease COVID-19 isolation

The fear of exposure to the new coronavirus has brought social interaction in the area to a virtual standstill, but perhaps nowhere so unfortunate as ...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Walleye run still going

Walleye run still going

The Maumee River gets flooded with walleye every year near the end of March and through April.Folks from Ohio and neighboring states funnel into Perry...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Johnson wants to be like OSU legend Pace

Johnson wants to be like OSU legend Pace

COLUMBUS – Paris Johnson Jr. made Ohio State work hard to sign him, so maybe it should be no surprise one of the first things he wants people to...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Day doesn’t want to think about no football season

COLUMBUS — Ryan Day doesn’t want to go there. Ohio State’s second-year football coach doesn’t want to get stressed out over th...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Swanton’s Brodie Stevens deals with abrupt end to junior season

Swanton’s Brodie Stevens deals with abrupt end to junior season

Now that the official announcement has come that the Ohio High School Athletic Association has cancelled the winter sports tournaments due to the COVI...

March 30th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Spring has sprung
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Winter wonderland
Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

Although it may have been missed by some, spring arrived Thursday. Many crocuses and other spring bulbs are now in bloom. .neFileBlock { margin-botto...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


BMV, hair salons ordered closed; state asks employees to check for fever

BMV, hair salons ordered closed; state asks employees to check for fever

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Wednesday took additional steps to try to slow the spread of COVID-19.All but five Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles location...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Senior News

Fulton County Senior Services.To make lunch reservations,please call: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217Home delivery suggested donation is $2;Suggested don...

March 16th, 2020 |  


Up and Coming

Anyone wishing to include meeting times of an area group or organization or announce special events in the “Up & Coming” column can su...

March 9th, 2020 |  


Senior News

Fulton County Senior Services.To make lunch reservations,please call: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217Home delivery suggested donation is $2;Suggested don...

March 9th, 2020 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton’s Mimmo Lytle placed third at the state wrestling tournament.• The second snowiest February on record was repo...

March 9th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Protecting victims of human trafficking

Protecting victims of human trafficking

Ohio knows all too well that human trafficking isn’t a problem from the distant past, or one found only in countries across the world — Oh...

August 5th, 2019 |  


School’s cruel with lunch money threat

School’s cruel with lunch money threat

You wouldn’t think people would want the title of “America’s Meanest,” but it seems so many are vying for it.Today’s win...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Bearing witness at the border

Bearing witness at the border

Last week, Connie and I traveled to El Paso, Texas, on our southern border, to bear witness to this humanitarian crisis. We met with children and fami...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Fighting resurgence of meth and cocaine

Here in Ohio, we are finally making progress on stemming the tide of opioid abuse that’s been hitting our communities hard. In fact, from June o...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


New holiday will hang the moon

New holiday will hang the moon

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Connecting Ohio educators with D.C. legislators

Connecting Ohio educators with D.C. legislators

When I first came to the Senate, I met with a number of higher education leaders around Ohio. In these conversations we realized how little opportunit...

July 15th, 2019 |  


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