NEWS


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Contenders vie for McColley vacancy
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Jaguars compete in swim meet
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Ohio Gas wants basic service charge increase
Contenders vie for McColley vacancy

Contenders vie for McColley vacancy

With the announcement Dec. 5 that State Representative Rob McColley will fill the District 1 Senate seat vacated by Cliff Hite, at least four candidat...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


SHERIFF’S REPORT

Thursday, Nov. 301:18 p.m., 204 Cypress Drive, Swanton, assist other unit.4:07 p.m., County Road B at County Road 3, Swancreek Twp., accident with pro...

December 11th, 2017 |  


COURTHOUSE NEWS

Common Pleas CourtDaniel T. Jewett, Metamora, vs. Allison K. Jewett, Columbia, S.C., dissolution of marriage without children.Elizabeth Risner, Wauseo...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Nearly 73,000 deer checked during gun season

COLUMBUS - Hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Nat...

December 7th, 2017 |  


New resource available for preschool learners

Ohio’s parents and educators have a new resource to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures with the INFOhio Early Le...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Dog licenses now on sale

Dog licenses are now available for purchase online, at the Fulton County Auditor’s Office or they can be purchased at select locations around th...

December 6th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Fayette cruises past North Central
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Swanton outhustles Evergreen in one-point win
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Abi Borojevich’ bucket upsets Swanton

Pettisville boys basketball wins a pair

After winning convincingly on the road against Edon 72-32 Thursday, Pettisville added another Buckeye Border Conference win when they dispatched of Mo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Indians blow past Apaches

SHERWOOD – Hot shooting and a stingy defense was the perfect combination for the Wauseon boys basketball team Saturday night as the Indians went...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Defense key in Archbold win over Edgerton

After Edgerton twice cut an early Archbold lead to six points, the Blue Streaks came out and dominated play in the third period in a 58-33 win over Ed...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Wauseon sweeps home meet

The Wauseon swimming and diving team hosted a meet Thursday. The boys defeated St. John’s Jesuit 144-110, while the girls defeated Notre Dame Ac...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Wauseon wrestling competes at Ironman

WALSH - Members of the Wauseon wrestling team competed at the prestigious Ironman Tournament at Walsh Jesuit on Friday and Saturday against several of...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Fayette cruises past North Central

Fayette cruises past North Central

Fayette boys basketball evened its record at 1-1 on the young season with a 62-15 blowout win over North Central at home in Buckeye Border Conference ...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


LIFE


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A gift of warmth
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Swanton celebrates
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50 years and counting

George’s Radio and Antenna honored by DISH

DISH recently designated George’s Radio and Antenna Service as a “Premier Local Retailer,” the company’s highest honor for bus...

November 13th, 2017 |  


FFA chapter attends convention

FFA chapter attends convention

The Four County Career Center FFA Chapter had eight students attend the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., last week. While they were at t...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Health screening offered

Health screening offered

Four County Career Center seniors recently took part in a free cholesterol screening offered by the Corporate and Community Health Promotion Team of t...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Fall on the Farm at Sauder Village

Fall on the Farm at Sauder Village

From churning butter, playing croquet, and building a scarecrow to digging potatoes, cutting wood with a bucksaw, and exploring a straw maze, Fall on ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Opera house features Castle

Opera house features Castle

Chase Castle, organist and collaborative musician from Cleveland, will appear at the Fayette Opera House on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. Chase studies m...

October 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Life’s Lessons

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Life’s Lessons

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Life’s Lessons

Life’s Lessons

Most, if not all, of us, are pretty good at reading the signs. Oh, I don’t mean road signs. Of course, those must be read, too, but I mean the o...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Some things seem to be purely automatic. Like turning on the headlights when I get in the car and it is already dark or at the edge of dark. But there...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Some surprises are okay, I guess, but this wasn’t one of those!We were watching TV one evening recently, and suddenly there was an unwelcome gue...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Life’ Lessons

This is probably not peculiar to me, as I suspect it happens to other people as well if and when you really think about it. Anyway, I don’t beli...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

As we drove west on our vacation trip, we began seeing signs for Wall Drug. I first saw those signs in the mid 1950s when I was traveling alone in the...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Your View

It has come to my attention that Congress is discussing budget cuts that would affect the Energy Star program. While I am fully in favor of cutting th...

October 4th, 2017 |  


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