NEWS


2:31 pm
Updated: 1:54 pm. |    
Swanton opens building bids; board to vote soon

Fair Board Directors elected

The members of the Fulton County Agricultural Society held the election for Fair Board Directors on Nov. 12. With 120 ballots cast, the following Fair...

November 28th, 2016 |  


SWANTON POLICE REPORT

Tuesday, Nov. 110:34 a.m., shoplifting, W. Airport Highway.5:10 p.m., assist deputy - warrant, W. Garfield Avenue.6 p.m., theft, N. Main Street.6:40 p...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Seniors urged to plan ahead to be ‘Winter Ready’

Weather experts are expecting winter 2016 to be colder and snowier than in recent years. Extreme weather conditions are hard on all of us, but can be ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Swanton man sentenced for violence, stolen property

The following individuals were sentenced recently by Judge James E. Barber in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Swanton High School students tour Spangler Candy Company

Swanton High School students tour Spangler Candy Company

Swanton High School Accounting students were invited to the Spangler Candy Company by CFO Bill Martin for a tour of the manufacturing and inventory op...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Chambers advise local holiday shopping

Chambers advise local holiday shopping

Ever since big box stores came into prominence, Kathy Phillips has seen a lot of change in the floral business.They can be a challenge to mom and pop ...

November 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:57 am |    
Vikings look to improve
Delta coach Jeremy Lohman returns hardworking group

Delta coach Jeremy Lohman returns hardworking group

After an up and down season which saw their coach step down midway through the season, the Delta boys basketball team is looking to get back on track ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Bulldogs looking to improve under second-year coach Eric Oakes

Bulldogs looking to improve under second-year coach Eric Oakes

The Swanton girls basketball team is looking to continue to make strides in their second season under head coach Eric Oakes. Last season the Bulldogs ...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


One starter back for Swanton boys basketball

One starter back for Swanton boys basketball

The Swanton Bulldogs suffered heavy graduation losses, but the cupboard is not completely bare for 9th year head coach Matt Smith.Bulldog mainstays Br...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Annual Hoop Shoot scheduled

The Swanton Elks Annual “Hoop Shoot” contest for boys and girls age 8 through 13 will be Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m.-noon at Swanton Mid...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Swanton comes back to defeat Delta in non-league girls basketball

Swanton girls basketball coach Eric Oakes knew he had a number of returning lettermen coming back from last season’s squad.What he also found ou...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Taylor Dohm selected second team all-state

Taylor Dohm received All-Ohio honors for the Swanton girls soccer team. Dohm, a senior, was selected second team All-Ohio for the Bulldogs in Division...

November 28th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:33 pm |    
Celebrating Homecoming
2:25 pm |    
Lions lift litter

From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Ohio gubernatorial candidates Ted Strickland and Ken Blackwell campaigned in Fulton County.• Swanton’s Abby LaVigne wa...

November 7th, 2016 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Grant awarded to Swanton Schools for student drug testing.• Swanton Village Council authorized a tax incentive deal to bring...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Celebrating Homecoming

Celebrating Homecoming

Swanton freshman ride down Main Street in their Disney themed float during the Homecoming parade.Sophomores filled their Disney themed float on Thursd...

October 17th, 2016 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton High School students place at DECA district competition, including a first place finish for Josh Todd.• The Swanton ...

October 17th, 2016 |  


From The Attic

10 Years Ago• Swanton Kroger getting $5 million face lift.• Northwest State Community College approves $2.1 million for Metamora campus.25...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Ghosts of the Fulton County Museum

In the mood for some spooky stories? John Swearingen, director of the Fulton County Museum, will present an entertaining program at the Swanton Public...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


8:17 pm |    
Their View

Your View

We, as the elected representatives of Swancreek Township, would like to comment on the proposed secession of the Village of Swanton from our township....

June 27th, 2016 |  


Mayor’s Minute

Recently, a Swanton resident asked if she could plant flowers around the perimeter of the trees that were planted in front of her house in the right o...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Mayor’s Minute

The Fulton County mayors met for the second time this year last Wednesday evening. We meet four to five times per year to keep informed on each town&#...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Mayor’s Minute

At the most recent council meeting, a presentation was given by a Swanton Area young man telling us about a new game popular with teens and young adul...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Mayor’s Minute

I am pleased to announce that The Village of Swanton will have a new Village Administrator starting March 7, 2016. Rosanne Hoelzle comes to Swanton wi...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Your View

The Salvation Army Red Kettles are out again. I am sure most of you have seen the bell ringers at the Kroger in Swanton. All of the money collected at...

November 30th, 2015 |  


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