NEWS


12:51 pm
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Jeff and Pat Pilliod to lead Christmas parade
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New fire chief sworn in
12:51 pm
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Royalty to ride in Christmas parade

Traffic blitzes scheduled

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office announced it will conduct two Traffic Enforcement Blitzes in December. The first, from Dec. 1-7, will look fo...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Swanton Police Report

Monday, Nov. 112:12 p.m., harassment, Paigelynn St.3:34 p.m., assist deputy - crash, Waterville Swanton Road.6:38 p.m., replace manhole cover, Clark S...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


COURTHOUSE NEWS

Common Pleas CourtErin L. Williams, Delta, vs. Joel L. Williams, Delta, termination of marriage with children.Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing, Charlotte...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Small Business Saturday fuels local shops

Small Business Saturday fuels local shops

Big box stores may entice Black Friday shoppers with flash-in-the-pan deals, but local retailers remind consumers that Small Business Saturday on Nov....

November 28th, 2019 |  


Holiday events planned in area communities

In addition to the Swanton festivities, there are other holiday events planned in the area for the entire family.The Metamora Parade of Lights will be...

November 27th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Panthers rip Rams, 60-18

Delta started the game with a 12-0 scoring blast, then totally put the game away with a 20-point run in the third quarter of a 60-18 blowout win over ...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Athletic HOF nominations now accepted

Athletic HOF nominations now accepted

Swanton High School will be accepting nominations for the Athletic Hall of Fame, now through Feb. 7, 2020. Nomination forms can be picked up in the ma...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Dogs fall narrowly at Lake, 58-55

Dogs fall narrowly at Lake, 58-55

MILLBURY – Swanton dropped to 0-2 on the season following a 58-55 loss at Lake in girls basketball Nov. 26. Karly Bekier hit the game-winning th...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Swanton boys basketball edges Lake in opener, 64-62

Swanton boys basketball edges Lake in opener, 64-62

MILLBURY – Swanton boys basketball opened the season with a 64-62 win at Lake Friday night.The Flyers missed a desperation three at the buzzer t...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Otsego beats Evergreen in girls hoops, 58-32

Otsego beats Evergreen in girls hoops, 58-32

The Otsego girls basketball team was superior in size, strength, and experience as the Knights opened up with a big first quarter and were never threa...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Thornton, Vance to lead Bulldogs

Thornton, Vance to lead Bulldogs

Swanton boys basketball will need to replace its top three scorers, as the Bulldogs look to improve on last season’s 11-13 record.Lost to gradua...

November 27th, 2019 |  


LIFE


12:51 pm
Updated: 2:23 pm. |    
Royalty to ride in Christmas parade

From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton received a $1 million grant to help fund improvements at the sewer plant.• A burglar entered Reichert Jewelers throu...

December 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...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


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...

November 26th, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Christmas in Swanton king was Francis Schaffer while the queen was Carole Wake.• Surplus carrots from Tom O’Neills far...

November 25th, 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...

November 25th, 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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