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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

The Swanton boys basketball team welcomes Liberty Center to McQuade Gymnasium today as they look to end the second longest title drought in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League.
The Bulldogs last won a boys basketball title in 1988, as NWOAL scoring champion Scott Haselman led Swanton to a championship. They shared the title with Archbold that year.

Dogs look to end title drought

The Swanton boys basketball team welcomes Liberty Center to McQuade Gymnasium today as they look to end the second longest title drought in the Northwest Ohio Athletic League. The Bulldogs last won a boys basketball title in 1988, as NWOAL scoring champion Scott Haselman led Swanton to a championship. They shared the title with Archbold that year.

Nominees sought for new hall of fame

The formation of the Swanton Local School District Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame will serve to recognize and honor graduates and alumni, and at the same time show current students what can be accomplished following their time at Swanton High School. Each year, the Hall of Fame committee will collect nominations and select up to three individua

Historic winter weather continues

It has been another winter to remember in northwest Ohio. The month of February has made sure of that. The month started with a bang as a heavy snowfall blanketed the area. Snow fell throughout much of the daylight hours of Feb. 1, with many areas seeing snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour from late morning into mid afternoon. Final snowfall

Kids may have rejoiced over the recent flurry of winter-related school closings, but the decision to cancel or stay open during certain weather conditions can lead parents to question why.
Fulton County's school superintendents ultimately make those choices, and they can't always be considered in terms of black or white. In the end, said several,

'We're closed!'

Kids may have rejoiced over the recent flurry of winter-related school closings, but the decision to cancel or stay open during certain weather conditions can lead parents to question why. Fulton County's school superintendents ultimately make those choices, and they can't always be considered in terms of black or white. In the end, said several,

Kids may have rejoiced over the recent flurry of winter-related school closings, but the decision to cancel or stay open during certain weather conditions can lead parents to question why.
Fulton County's school superintendents ultimately make those choices, and they can't always be considered in terms of black or white. In the end, said several,

'We're closed!'

Kids may have rejoiced over the recent flurry of winter-related school closings, but the decision to cancel or stay open during certain weather conditions can lead parents to question why. Fulton County's school superintendents ultimately make those choices, and they can't always be considered in terms of black or white. In the end, said several,

Historic winter weather continues

It has been another winter to remember in northwest Ohio. The month of February has made sure of that. The month started with a bang as a heavy snowfall blanketed the area. Snow fell throughout much of the daylight hours of Feb. 1, with many areas seeing snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour from late morning into mid afternoon. Final snowfall

Owens to hand out service awards

Owens Community College's Alumni Association is recognizing the tremendous contribution that area police, fire and emergency medical professionals and community leaders make to northwest Ohio's surrounding communities by hosting the 12th annual Outstanding Service Awards. The recipients will be honored as part of a community celebration on Friday,

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, Feb. 24Alzheimer's Support Group for caregivers, 3-4:30 p.m., Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Road. Call 419-

Level 3 snow emergency issued

A Level 3 Snow Emergency has been issued for unincorporated areas of the county by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office. Severe white-out conditions are being reported. Blowing and drifting snow has become a problem, especially in more rural areas. A Level 3 means: • All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. • No one should

Swanton High School Accounting students took part in the Regional Business Professionals of America accounting competition in January. The students this year dominated the region by capturing 21 out of the possible 22 awards, and finished with six state qualifiers.
Brandon Alvarez, Nathan Timpe, Megyn Christensen, Hannah Gombash, Matthew Kusz and

SHS accounting dominates regional contest

Swanton High School Accounting students took part in the Regional Business Professionals of America accounting competition in January. The students this year dominated the region by capturing 21 out of the possible 22 awards, and finished with six state qualifiers. Brandon Alvarez, Nathan Timpe, Megyn Christensen, Hannah Gombash, Matthew Kusz and

Board wants more input

Swanton Board of Education members said last week that they would still like more feedback from district residents on possible building plans. The district's architectural firm, Munger, Munger & Associates, made a presentation on the latest concept for a new facility plan to the board at its Wednesday meeting. The district did get some feedbac

Hall of fame formed

The formation of the Swanton Local School District Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame will serve to recognize and honor graduates and alumni, and at the same time show current students what can be accomplished following their time at Swanton High School. Each year, the Hall of Fame committee will collect nominations and select up to three individua

Swanton Rotary plans gala

The Swanton Rotary Club's annual fundraising event will be held this Saturday at the Swanton Sports Center. Proceeds from the Swanton Rotary Gala and Auction will benefit the Rotary Foundation Scholarship Fund. “This event is Rotary's major fundraiser and helps to fund scholarships for Swanton High School grads,” said Rotary member Ric

Valentine's event for kids at SPL

On Saturday, Feb. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., students in grades K-5 can come celebrate Valentine's Day at the library the best way – with chocolate! There will be sweet stories, tasty treats, gooey games, and a chocolate craft. Register for this free program by visiting the library, signing up online at www.swanton.lib.oh.us, or calli

Benefit planned for teen struck with paralysis

The One Step at a Time benefit is being held on Sunday, Feb. 15 to help cover medical expenses, including hyperbaric treatments, for a Swanton teen who was struck with paralysis from a rare medical condition last year. The event will take place at the Swanton American Legion on Hallett Avenue from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person and include

Storytime at SPL

On Tuesday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, Swanton Public Library offers the opportunity for your baby, toddler, or preschooler to have fun and learn at the same time through weekly classes held at the library. The fourth six-week session begins Tuesday, March 3 and continues through Wednesday, April 8. This session children can share books, cr

A pair of Swanton High School students placed in the top two of the recent Business Professionals of America Regional Design Contest. Sophomore Noah Kokensparger and senior Zach Turk finished first and second in the Business contest on Jan. 27 at Bowling Green State University. They beat out many entries and were complimented by the judges on how p

Top BPA placers

A pair of Swanton High School students placed in the top two of the recent Business Professionals of America Regional Design Contest. Sophomore Noah Kokensparger and senior Zach Turk finished first and second in the Business contest on Jan. 27 at Bowling Green State University. They beat out many entries and were complimented by the judges on how p

Celebrate the Doctor at SPL

Grab your sonic screwdriver and come to the Swanton Public Library from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and join other fans to celebrate Doctor Who with games, trivia, crafts, and snacks. Attendees will also watch clips from episodes and other fun Doctor Who videos, share memories of your favorite Doctor's adventures, and, of course, argue ab

Valentine's event for kids at SPL

On Saturday, Feb. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., students in grades K-5 can come celebrate Valentine's Day at the library the best way – with chocolate! There will be sweet stories, tasty treats, gooey games, and a chocolate craft. Register for this free program by visiting the library, signing up online at www.swanton.lib.oh.us, or calli

Event will support parents of preemies

An area foundation that supports parents of premature babies will hold its Tinis for Preemies event in March. Graham's Foundation will hold the event on March 6 from 6-10 p.m. at Carranor Hunt & Polo Club, 502 E. 2nd St., Perrysburg. Tinis for Preemies will include signature martinis, grazing stations and an auction. Attendees will have a chan





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