NEWS


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Making Christmas bright
Blog gives updates on courthouse renovations

Blog gives updates on courthouse renovations

Updates on the renovations at the Fulton County Courthouse are now available on the county’s website. Toni Schindler. director for marketing and...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Gift ideas for those suffering from memory loss

Holiday shopping can pose extra challenges when someone on your list suffers from memory loss.Myndi Milliken, director of Admissions at Swanton Health...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Sierah’s Law awaits Kasich’s ink

Sierah’s Law awaits Kasich’s ink

The two-year battle Sheila Vaculik has been fighting may finally be over.The mother of Fulton County murder victim Sierah Joughin returned home from C...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Dec. traffic blitz ongoing

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a Traffic Enforcement Blitz designated “Christmas/New Year’s Eve Blitz” throu...

December 10th, 2018 |  


SACC encouraging positive decisions this holiday season

SACC encouraging positive decisions this holiday season

Swanton Area Community Coalition (SACC) believes the holiday season is a time of gratitude and responsibility.During the month of November, the organi...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Lawmakers pass cursive writing option

It won’t be mandatory, but all Ohio students may now have the opportunity learn cursive writing, a method some state legislators and educators a...

December 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Swanton bowling sweeps Patrick Henry

Swanton bowling sweeps Patrick Henry

Swanton bowling swept Patrick Henry in a home match Friday while Evergreen split with Liberty Center on the road.The Bulldog boys defeated the Patriot...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Wrestling seasons begins at Northwood

Wrestling seasons begins at Northwood

NORTHWOOD – Swanton and Evergreen both kicked off the wrestling season at the Derr Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Evergreen finished 13th ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Bulldogs win first game

Bulldogs win first game

The three-point line was good to Swanton as the Bulldogs hit five from long range in the first half to take a nine point lead and go on to beat Ottawa...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Ohio State dominates Michigan

Ohio State dominates Michigan

COLUMBUS — The Revenge Tour’s bus broke down. More accurately, it was bulldozed into oblivion by Ohio State.Ohio State’s 62-39 win o...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Jamie Schmeltz, Eastwood drop Vikings 62-44

Jamie Schmeltz, Eastwood drop Vikings 62-44

Evergreen played highly touted Eastwood nose-to-nose for 25 minutes.But five straight turnovers turned into an 11-0 Eagles run in a two minute 45 seco...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Fourth quarter run propels Delta past Swanton in girls hoops

Fourth quarter run propels Delta past Swanton in girls hoops

On a sluggish night offensively for both teams, visiting Delta outscored Swanton 21-3 in the second half in a 45-17 non-league win on the opening nigh...

November 26th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Celebrating the season
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Snowy school dismissal
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Hoopla was a ‘Thriller’
Celebrating the season

Celebrating the season

The Christmas in Swanton princes and princesses ride in the parade Saturday morning.This group of students leads a large contingent of Swanton Middle ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Arlene Stoup was honored for 54 years of service as a 4-H advisor.• Swanton High School graduates Michael Timpe and Jordan C...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Harmon Gombash won an award for Outstanding Youth Achievement in Promotions of the Flemish Giant Rabbit.25 Years Ago• The Ch...

November 26th, 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...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Snowy school dismissal

Snowy school dismissal

A light snow fell much of the day Thursday in the Swanton area as the chilly November weather continued. Above, students run through snowflakes as the...

November 19th, 2018 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Ray and Darlene Walter named Christmas in Swanton parade grand marshals.• David Boyer was the guest speaker at the Swanton L...

November 19th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Issue One a masquerade

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The Twisted Twig

Your View

Congratulations to the Wauseon community on the opening of their new swimming pool.The Wauseon children are fortunate to be able to enjoy the fun and ...

June 25th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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