NEWS


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CRIME STOPPER: Break-in investigated

The Fulton County Crime Stopper Program would like the public’s help in solving the following crimes:Authorities are investigating a break-in Au...

September 24th, 2018 |  


FCCC hosts Senior Citizens Day

Four County Career Center in Archbold is hosting a Senior Citizens Day at the school on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Senior citizens are invited to atte...

September 24th, 2018 |  


NSCC hosts cybersecurity event

Northwest State Community College in Archbold, the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and the Advanced Manufacturing Consortium will be h...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Project 7 work returns to Church Street in Swanton

The Village of Swanton has given an update on the sewer separation project, as work on Church Street has resumed.Project 7 Sewer Separation is still r...

September 20th, 2018 |  


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...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Leaf collection agreement approved

Leaf collection agreement approved

Swanton Village Council last week approved a leaf collection agreement for this fall.Lammon Brothers will continue to do the leaf pick-up in Swanton f...

September 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Tigers take control in second half to beat Evergreen

LIBERTY CENTER - Evergreen battled one of the top ranked Division V teams in Ohio, almost even for a half.However, Zack Bowers’ 72-yard touchdow...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Bulldog boys cross country fifth at Eagle Invitational

Bulldog boys cross country fifth at Eagle Invitational

Swanton was led by a fourth place finish from Brett Bettinger as the Bulldogs placed fifth at the Fayette Eagle Cross Country Invitational Saturday.Th...

September 17th, 2018 updated: September 17th, 2018. |  


Swanton golf second at tri-matches

Swanton golf second at tri-matches

Swanton took second in a pair of matches last week following a win over Northwood last Monday.In a home non-league tri-match with Whitmer and Central ...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Despite strong defensive performance, Dogs fall to Archbold

Despite strong defensive performance, Dogs fall to Archbold

In a showdown between the last three Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls soccer champions, a pair of first half goals, then another with under two mi...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Bulldogs shut out by Bryan

Bulldogs shut out by Bryan

An injury-plagued Swanton football team struggled to hold onto the ball on Friday and fell to Bryan 41-0.The loss drops the Bulldogs to 2-2 on the sea...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Swanton comes back to beat Rogers

Swanton comes back to beat Rogers

It was a good news, bad news situation for the Swanton football team on Friday. The good news was they came from behind to beat Rogers 25-24 and move ...

September 10th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Church plans open house
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Fulton County Fair winners
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Boost those Bulldogs

From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Rebecca Hounshell won the Best Chocolate Dessert Contest for teens at Swanton Public Library.• Swanton schools and teachers ...

September 24th, 2018 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• The Swanton football team defeated Montpelier 34-6 to end a 34-game Northwest Ohio Athletic League losing streak.25 Years Ago̶...

September 17th, 2018 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• The Fulton County Fair reported 263,143 visitors.25 Years Ago• Charley and Ruth Griesinger re-opened Grandma’s Kitchen...

September 10th, 2018 |  


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...

September 10th, 2018 |  


Clauson turns 100

Clauson turns 100

Laura Clauson of Swanton recently celebrated a major milestone. Clauson turned 100 years old on Aug. 19. The occasion was marked with a celebration at...

September 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Looks like it will soon be the “end of days” for most of our unwanted invasive friends, the Gypsy Moths. Sometime this month, when the wea...

May 7th, 2018 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Some of our best friends in the landscape are our mature trees. Tall, stately, shade giving, they provide a sense of security and permanence. Surveyor...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Community helped make Giving Tree a success

The Swanton Lions Club graciously acknowledges everyone who helped make this year’s Giving Tree Project another huge success. We served 45 famil...

December 25th, 2017 |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

Just like every other media at this time of the year, we thought it would be a nice opportunity to do an accounting of what the Swanton Tree Commissio...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


The Twisted Twig

The Twisted Twig

It’s starting to get cold and our trees are ready to go to sleep for a few months. Believe it or not it’s planting season Well, for trees ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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