NEWS


9:46 am
Updated: 12:08 pm. |    
Swanton Local Schools considering later start times
3:39 pm
Updated: 3:41 pm. |    
Suspect named in Lyons bank robbery
2:37 pm
Updated: 9:14 am. |    
Fulton County Fair contest winners announced

15 motorists cited in traffic blitz

Fifteen motorists were cited during a Traffic Enforcement Blitz conducted from Aug. 16 to Sept. 2 by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office. The cit...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Michigan man found guilty of rape

On Aug. 30, a Fulton County Common Pleas Court jury found Samuel Martinez, 70, of Tecumseh, Mich. guilty of two counts of rape. Both are felonies of t...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Fulton County ponders Toledo water deal

The City of Toledo has approved a new regional water commission, and Fulton County is among eight northwest Ohio communities that need to decide by Oc...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Council considers single park levy

Council considers single park levy

Swanton Village Council on Sept. 9 took the first step to put a potential park levy on the March 2020 ballot.The Finance Committee discussed placing a...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Remembering a fateful day

Remembering a fateful day

As a tribute to those who lost their lives, and to acknowledge the 18th anniversary of 9-11, Four County Career Center students from the Fire and Resc...

September 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Vikings set school rushing record in win over Ridgemont

Vikings set school rushing record in win over Ridgemont

Too many penalties, three of which brought back Evergreen touchdowns.There was a Ridgemont quarterback, namely Jayden Streets, that spent much of the ...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Dogs tie Streaks in hardfought contest

Dogs tie Streaks in hardfought contest

Swanton and Archbold have combined to win six of the nine Northwest Ohio Athletic League girls soccer titles. That competitiveness was on display as t...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Swanton fends off Rogers, 19-7

Swanton fends off Rogers, 19-7

The Swanton football team was not going to be denied a win in their home opener Friday versus Rogers. They had to fight through adversity both in the ...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


Swanton falls to defending state champs, 7-1

Swanton falls to defending state champs, 7-1

Archbold showed why they are the defending state champions during Tuesday’s game, snapping a two-game losing streak with five second half goals ...

September 11th, 2019 |  


Bulldogs take sixth at Archbold Invitational

Bulldogs take sixth at Archbold Invitational

The Swanton boys cross country team took sixth of eight teams with 173 points at the Archbold Invitational Saturday morning.Archbold won both the boys...

September 9th, 2019 |  


Vikings rebound to sweep Delta

Vikings rebound to sweep Delta

Evergreen volleyball coach Nichole Thanasiu didn’t say EXACTLY what she said in a second set timeout.But whatever it was, it got her team’...

September 9th, 2019 |  


LIFE


2:37 pm
Updated: 9:14 am. |    
Fulton County Fair contest winners announced
12:20 pm
Updated: 12:42 pm. |    
Staying safe

From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Dean E. Nofziger, John F. Poulson and Larry Storeholder were inducted into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame.25 Years Ag...

September 9th, 2019 |  


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 9th, 2019 |  


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 2nd, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Some businesses said the taste of Swanton water had hurt sales.• Crops flourished due to cool summer conditions.25 Years Ago...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


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...

August 27th, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• The Schmidt Bros. Inc. float won first prize in the Corn Festival parade.• Fulton County residents vented anger over a propo...

August 26th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Each year during National Police Week, we honor our law enforcement officers, and the families who support them and sacrifice alongside them. They all...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Stay smart following severe weather

Stay smart following severe weather

With thoughts to the recent severe weather, Stephanie Miller from the Division of Forestry sent the following message to all of the Tree Commissions u...

June 3rd, 2019 |  


Remembering the real Memorial Day

Remembering the real Memorial Day

I’ve become a stickler about some things after years of editing stories for newspapers and summing them up for a headline. Maybe that’s wh...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 22nd, 2019. |  


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