NEWS


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SPL announces yoga schedule

Gas cap testing being offered

The City of Toledo and the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) are testing gas caps on passenger vehicles and providing free repl...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Blood drive planned in Swanton

The next Swanton bloodmobile is scheduled for July 1 at the Epic Center at 124 N. Main St. The hours for the drive are noon to 6 p.m.To make an appoin...

June 24th, 2019 |  


SPL announces yoga schedule

SPL announces yoga schedule

The Swanton Public Library has announced its yoga schedule for the month of July.Mixed Level Hatha Yoga I & II will be held on Mondays, the 1st, 1...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Local man enters pleas for attempted murder

A Swanton man accused of attempted murder entered an Alford plea to two counts in Lucas County Common Pleas Court June 14. In an Alford plea the defen...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Grand jury indicts 14 people

The Fulton County Grand Jury recently considered indictments charging individuals with Fulton County crimes, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.De...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Threshers Reunion steaming onto fairgrounds

Threshers Reunion steaming onto fairgrounds

Showcasing antique engines and tractors galore, the 75th Annual National Threshers Association Reunion steams its way into the Fulton County Fairgroun...

June 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Denton Saunders to lean on NWOAL background as coach of Swanton

Denton Saunders to lean on NWOAL background as coach of Swanton

As someone who grew up in Henry County, Denton Saunders is no stranger to the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. So when the opportunity came to take his...

June 24th, 2019 |  


Swanton boys soccer drops to Division III

Swanton boys soccer drops to Division III

Soccer and volleyball divisional breakdowns were recently approved by the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors. There was one chan...

June 17th, 2019 updated: June 17th, 2019. |  


Vikings thwart Panthers in ACME baseball, 9-1

Vikings thwart Panthers in ACME baseball, 9-1

Evergreen’s youth movement on the baseball field took yet another step in the right direction for next spring, taking a 9-1 win over Delta on th...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Swanton stays in Region 18 for football

Swanton stays in Region 18 for football

The football playoff regional assignments were recently approved by the Ohio High School Athletic Association and its Board of Directors following the...

June 17th, 2019 updated: June 17th, 2019. |  


Excellent walleye fishing expected on Lake Erie

Excellent walleye fishing is expected at Lake Erie now through October, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildl...

June 10th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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...

June 3rd, 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...

May 28th, 2019 updated: May 29th, 2019. |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton Board of Education eliminated four positions due to a decrease in revenue.• Kim Seeman of Swanton won a Division II ...

May 28th, 2019 |  


Locals kayak entire Maumee River

Locals kayak entire Maumee River

Two Swanton residents were among a group of four that recently kayaked the entire length of the Maumee River.On May 7 four friends, Paul Fuzinski and ...

May 28th, 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...

May 20th, 2019 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton’s Kim Seeman won her third straight NWOAL high jump title.• Swanton did not receive stimulus funding for the H...

May 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


2:13 pm
Updated: 4:44 pm. |    
Remembering the real Memorial Day
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 |  


Tree lawns and right of ways

Tree lawns and right of ways

The Village of Swanton completed its plantings for 2018 and it was a very successful season.There were 27 trees placed in a development which had no s...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Fighting for Ohio GM workers

Fighting for Ohio GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work — people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why Senator Portman and ...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Issue One a masquerade

To the Editor:I strongly oppose Ohio Issue One. Ohio’s judges prefer to rehabilitate rather than to incarcerate, but I will be left powerless to...

October 22nd, 2018 updated: October 22nd, 2018. |  


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