NEWS


8:50 pm |    
Delta seniors honored
11:34 am
Updated: 3:45 pm. |    
Swanton student shines in global contest
Delta seniors honored

Delta seniors honored

A police escort ushered the 2020 Delta seniors through town Thursday evening. Beginning at the high school, the parade traveled all the way to the Fie...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Fulton County cases rising slowly

Fulton County cases rising slowly

Here are the latest details on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the area:• Fulton County has had 41 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, accord...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Swanton students earn BPA National Qualifier status

Swanton students earn BPA National Qualifier status

Five Swanton High School Accounting students competed in the Business Professionals of America virtual state tournament in April.These students were i...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Swanton student shines in global contest

Swanton student shines in global contest

A Swanton Middle School graduate has placed eighth worldwide in The Global Amazing Shake Competition held by The Ron Clark Academy in Georgia.Emma Cro...

June 1st, 2020 updated: June 1st, 2020. |  


3 Hocking Hills sites to reopen June 15

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is making a number of modifications to the popular Hocking Hills State Park trails sy...

June 1st, 2020 |  


SPORTS


More communities call off rec programs

More communities call off rec programs

More Fulton County communities have decided to pull the plug on summer rec programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic and what it would take to adhere to t...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Gunnar Oakes making do with at-home training

Gunnar Oakes making do with at-home training

College athletes, particularly football players, are currently experiencing one of the more unusual offseasons in recent memory with the absence of sp...

May 18th, 2020 |  


What might season look like for OSU?

What might season look like for OSU?

Remember the good old days all the way back in January and February when the biggest questions about Ohio State football were who was going to be the ...

May 13th, 2020 |  


State girls basketball moving to University of Dayton Arena

State girls basketball moving to University of Dayton Arena

COLUMBUS — The University of Dayton Arena will host the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls basketball state tournament for the next thr...

May 13th, 2020 |  


Local summer rec programs in doubt

Local summer rec programs in doubt

Local summer recreational programs are in serious jeopardy — if not already canceled — due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Last week, ...

May 11th, 2020 |  


LIFE


11:54 am |    
Teachers say goodbye
12:34 pm |    
Late snow blankets Swanton
Late snow blankets Swanton

Late snow blankets Swanton

A late-season snowfall blanketed the Swanton area Friday. Warm ground temperatures meant roads stayed wet and snow did not cause driving issues. It di...

April 20th, 2020 |  


USDA begins food assistance program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).This new U.S. Department of Agriculture progra...

April 20th, 2020 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Area residents donated over 8,000 golf balls for troops at Camp Victory in Baghdad in a Elks effort.• Michael Rochelle of Ke...

April 20th, 2020 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton Parents Organization Rebuilding Team Spirit (SPORTS) announced plans for a pavilion near the Swanton High School track/soc...

April 13th, 2020 |  


Area 4-H member decorates hay bale

Area 4-H member decorates hay bale

Allison Herr, a local 4-H member, kept busy recently by practicing her hay bale decorating skills outside of Swanton.Allison Herr, a local 4-H member,...

April 13th, 2020 updated: April 13th, 2020. |  


OPINION


USPS committed to delivering mail

The United States Postal Service is committed to delivering your mail and packages through the current pandemic. We are proud of our role in providing...

April 13th, 2020 |  


Protecting from coronavirus scams

Protecting from coronavirus scams

While our first priority is keeping Ohioans healthy and safe, we must also take steps to protect Ohioans’ financial wellbeing.We’ve seen r...

April 13th, 2020 |  


Americans willpersevere throughcoronavirus crisis

Americans willpersevere throughcoronavirus crisis

Our country is facing an unprecedented challenge. Coronavirus is an international pandemic that threatens both our health and our economy. We are in t...

April 13th, 2020 |  


An alternative view on tree value

An alternative view on tree value

In past articles, we talked about the value trees bring to our property and way of life.You know such things like storm water retention, energy saving...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Winter 2020: Identifying overhead hazards in your back yard

Winter 2020: Identifying overhead hazards in your back yard

The impetus that started all the Swanton Tree Commission activity was a visit, in 2005, by Stephanie Miller, Ohio DNR Division of Forestry, Region 4 U...

February 3rd, 2020 |  


Ohio anti-SLAPP bill would be victory for free speech

Thirty-six states have anti-SLAPP laws. Ohio needs to make it 37.A big step has been taken in that direction with the introduction of the Ohio Citizen...

January 27th, 2020 |  


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