NEWS


12:51 pm |    
Nye attends conference

REAP has ag energy funds available

Farmers, rural small businesses, and agricultural producers are being encouraged by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to apply for financing in a key...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


ODA warns of oak death from plants

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with U.S.Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, has detected ...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Glass items suspended from county recycling

As of Oct. 1, the Fulton County recycling program at all current and future drop-off sites and other facilities will no longer accept glass.The Fulton...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


COURTHOUSE NEWS

Marriage LicensesJeffry G. McQuillin, 55, Delta, estimator, and Marianne M. Horvath, 50, Delta, accountant.Noah M. Short, 20, Archbold, general labore...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Fulton County Courthouse renovation near completion

Fulton County Courthouse renovation near completion

With completion anticipated in August, an extensive renovation of the Fulton County Courthouse is about 90% finished and scheduled for a fall debut.Re...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


SHERIFF’S REPORT

Thursday, July 1112:10 p.m., 271 Mill St., Metamora, civil matter.6:59 p.m., 4697 County Road 3, Swancreek Twp., civil matter.7:24 p.m., 2949 County R...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Ohio State’s Ryan Day constantly measured against predecessor, Urban Meyer

CHICAGO – Urban Meyer wasn’t at Big Ten football media days on Thursday but he certainly wasn’t forgotten.Probably no subject genera...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Viking girls take runner-up at 795 Cup Soccer Invitational

Viking girls take runner-up at 795 Cup Soccer Invitational

Area teams took part in the first ever 795 Cup High School Soccer Invitational over the weekend, the reorganization of the former Bowling Green/Otsego...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Tim McCarthy making jump from Swanton to Evergreen

Tim McCarthy making jump from Swanton to Evergreen

After finding a connection with administrators at Evergreen and their vision for the baseball program during the interview process, Tim McCarthy has d...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

Ohio State football: New faces, new questions this season

One of the Big Ten’s football coaches probably spoke for most if not all of his fellow coaches as I rode the elevator with him after the last da...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Rule changes approved for track, cross country

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The expansion of exchange zones in short relay events, which does not require tracks to be repainted/resurfaced, as well as a...

July 15th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Area hosts air show
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Fireworks fun
Area hosts air show

Area hosts air show

Jacquie B soars through the sky during the Toledo Air Show on Saturday. The air show, at Toledo Express Airport, brought thousands of people to the ar...

July 15th, 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...

July 15th, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Fulton County sought additional funds for waterline for Metamora, Evergreen schools.• Nancy Yackee announced her retirement ...

July 15th, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• An $8,000 fireworks show was set off in Swanton to celebrate Independence Day.• The population of the Village of Swanton was...

July 8th, 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...

July 8th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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. |  


Time to celebrate teachers

Time to celebrate teachers

As I travel around Ohio visiting schools, I see great teaching happening everywhere — a teacher in Swanton bringing history to life through inte...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Support school income tax renewal

Please remember to vote Yes for the upcoming Swanton Local School District renewal levy. Voting is May 7, 2019. This levy is NOT a new tax. It was ori...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Honor to address Swanton Elementary

It was recently my honor to address the students and teachers at Swanton Elementary School. I provided an assembly to the students concerning “O...

April 1st, 2019 |  


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