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Drew Stambaugh

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: dstambaugh@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-335-2010


About Drew Stambaugh

Drew has been with the Fulton County Expositor and Swanton Enterprise since 2003, serving as sports editor, news editor and now editor. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in journalism.

Latest Stories by Drew Stambaugh

Prep baseball roundup: Tigers, Knights both lose

Pleasant 10, Galion 9 MARION — Tyler Axline's second RBI of the game proved to be the game-winner for Pleasant as the Spartans knocked off Galion 10-9. Speedy Kyle Galyk drew a walk to lead off the top of the sixth inning and stole second to move himself into scoring position. Axline drove a 3-2 pitch from Garrett Kuns up the middle, allowi

Swanton High School's annual prom will be Saturday at Holland Gardens beginning at 7 p.m. The theme is Denim and Diamonds. After prom will be held at Swanton Sports Center from midnight to 3 a.m. this year. Members of the prom court are back row, from left: JD Reisinger, Liam Bloom, Clayton Ringle, Robbie Gilsdorf, Antonio Cervantes and front row:

SHS students to celebrate

Swanton High School's annual prom will be Saturday at Holland Gardens beginning at 7 p.m. The theme is Denim and Diamonds. After prom will be held at Swanton Sports Center from midnight to 3 a.m. this year. Members of the prom court are back row, from left: JD Reisinger, Liam Bloom, Clayton Ringle, Robbie Gilsdorf, Antonio Cervantes and front row:

County Road D work begins

The Fulton County Road D resurfacing project has begun at the Village of Archbold eastern corporation limits, between County Roads 21 and 22. Traffic will be maintained throughout the project, however, intermittent closures may occur near bridges and railroads. Project completion date is scheduled for Oct. 15, 2015. This project will operate in t

District remains on solid financial footing

The Swanton Local School District remains on solid financial footing, according to the district treasurer and the most recent five-year financial forecast. The forecast, which is based on available information, shows a positive year-end balance for the district through fiscal year 2019. “After the $2 million of reductions made by the distri

Who is the Corn Festival Committee and where does all the money go? Swanton Corn Festival Committee members hear these questions a lot.
The committee is made up of volunteers that meet 8 to 10 times a year to plan the festival. They get really busy the weeks prior to the festival as everything starts to come together.
Each person on the committee

Corn Fest profits donated back to community

Who is the Corn Festival Committee and where does all the money go? Swanton Corn Festival Committee members hear these questions a lot. The committee is made up of volunteers that meet 8 to 10 times a year to plan the festival. They get really busy the weeks prior to the festival as everything starts to come together. Each person on the committee

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 submit information by email at tsenews@civitasmedia.com. Tuesday, May 5Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Swanton Public Library. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Ch

Penta plans Ag Day

Penta Career Center is hosting Ag Day and a Cut-A-Thon Fund Raiser for the American Cancer Society on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Penta campus, 9301 Buck Road in Perrysburg Township. Ag Day, which has been organized by the Penta FFA chapter, features a spring plant and flower sale by the Floral Design & Greenhouse production

Free memory screenings offered

Free memory screenings will be held in May at Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center. Individuals can take advantage of free, confidential memory screenings as part of Community Memory Screenings (CMS) an initiative of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) to promote proper detection of Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses, and succ

The unemployment rates in Fulton and Lucas counties were little changed in March, according to data released last week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
In Fulton County it increased slightly in March. The civilian labor force estimate shows a jobless rate of 6.3 percent for Fulton County in March. That is up from 6.1 percent in F

Area jobless rates largely unchanged

The unemployment rates in Fulton and Lucas counties were little changed in March, according to data released last week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In Fulton County it increased slightly in March. The civilian labor force estimate shows a jobless rate of 6.3 percent for Fulton County in March. That is up from 6.1 percent in F

FERC to hear comments on pipeline

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled a scoping meeting to receive public comment on the proposed NEXUS gas pipeline project. The commission will gather input on the potential environmental impacts of the pipeline in order to help prepare an environmental impact statement. A scoping meeting will be held at Swanton High School on M

Letter to the Editor

Holdouts along the NEXUS pipeline route are receiving vaguely written bullying letters requesting deadline responses by May 1, 2015. CORN members are getting phone calls from concerned landowners wondering how to respond. We feel this is nothing more than a threatening letter to further NEXUS in nailing down the current route. We advise no one to r

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 submit information by email at tsenews@civitasmedia.com. Tuesday, April 28Swanton Township Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Swanton Township Hall, 13410 Airport Highway. The public is we

Happiness workshop planned

The fourth annual “No More Stress Just Happiness” workshop for positive people will be presented from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, by the Center Of Unconditional Love at the 577 Foundation in Perrysburg. “We promise to accentuate our positives and eliminate our negatives,” said faciliator Robert “Mr. Happy

May programs planned at SPL

A number of events are planned for adults in May at the Swanton Public Library. Plant ExchangeAll area residents are invited to participate in the annual plant exchange on Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m. Bring extra plants from your garden and take home extra plants from the garden of someone else. The exchange will take place in the library parking l

The unemployment rate in Fulton County increased slightly in March, according to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The civilian labor force estimate shows a jobless rate of 6.3 percent for Fulton County in March. That is up from 6.1 percent in February, but down from 7.1 percent in March 2014.
Fulton County

Jobless rate inches higher in county

The unemployment rate in Fulton County increased slightly in March, according to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The civilian labor force estimate shows a jobless rate of 6.3 percent for Fulton County in March. That is up from 6.1 percent in February, but down from 7.1 percent in March 2014. Fulton County

Arbor Day celebration planned at school

An Arbor Day celebration will be held Friday at Park Elementary School. Fifth grade SAGE students have planned the celebration with the Swanton Tree Commission. The celebration will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium. A school wide assembly will be followed by a tree planting.

The Swanton Area Community Coalition (SACC) will be participating in this year's After Prom on May 9 from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. They are looking for dedicated parents to volunteer with the SACC table and activity.
Contact SACC at SwantonCoalition@gmail.com or by calling Andrea Smith at 419-826-1222 if interested in helping out.

After prom volunteers sought

The Swanton Area Community Coalition (SACC) will be participating in this year's After Prom on May 9 from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. They are looking for dedicated parents to volunteer with the SACC table and activity. Contact SACC at SwantonCoalition@gmail.com or by calling Andrea Smith at 419-826-1222 if interested in helping out.

Not only did Pettisville students have the opportunity to enjoy prom night, they also got the chance give back to the community. The Pettisville High School junior and seniors classes donated $450 to Sarah's Garden and $230 to the Pettisville Pantry at the end of After Prom Saturday night.

PHS students donate

Not only did Pettisville students have the opportunity to enjoy prom night, they also got the chance give back to the community. The Pettisville High School junior and seniors classes donated $450 to Sarah's Garden and $230 to the Pettisville Pantry at the end of After Prom Saturday night.

Parent prom prep offered

The Swanton Area Community Coalition is hosting a free Parents Prom Preparation meeting on April 28 from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Come for a brief session and refresh your knowledge on developing a prom plan for the safety of your son or daughter. There are several creative ideas that parents can implement to make their students' special night even more mem

Swanton American Legion Auxiliary recently delivered 10 backpacks loaded with coloring books, crayons, puzzles, flashlights, stuffed animals, toys and all the works to the Toledo Children's Hospital. The packs were specially made with “Stars and Stripes for Ever,” Swanton American Legion Auxiliary. Pictured are Linda West ,Auxiliary Pre

Legion donates to hospital

Swanton American Legion Auxiliary recently delivered 10 backpacks loaded with coloring books, crayons, puzzles, flashlights, stuffed animals, toys and all the works to the Toledo Children's Hospital. The packs were specially made with “Stars and Stripes for Ever,” Swanton American Legion Auxiliary. Pictured are Linda West ,Auxiliary Pre





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