From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Samantha Badas and Kari Volz were named Swanton Rotary Students of the Month.

• Swanton wrestler Xavier Taylor earned his 100th career win.

25 Years Ago

• Fire destroyed the Swanton American Legion Post on Hallett Avenue. Legion commander Leonard Gustwiller vowed to rebuild.
50 Years Ago
• The Evergreen Local Board of Education took an option to purchase 40 acres of the Miller farm located on the east side of Fulton County Road 6 between US 20 and Sylvania Avenue (Fulton County Road S).
• An ad for Miller’s Super Dollar Market in Swanton offered chuck roast for 49 cents per pound.
• An ad for Kalmbach Ford Sales, 121 E. Chicago Road, Swanton, asked readers, “Isn’t it time you became a 2-car family?”
75 Years Ago

• The Swanton basketball team defeated Sylvania 34-23. Arthur Balloy led the way with 18 points.

• LaFrance Theater in Swanton was showing “Comrade X” with Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr.

90 Years Ago

• It was announced that Swanton would received a “captured gun” to display at Memorial Park. The 170mm Minenwerfer was used by Germany in World War I.

• The Arcade Theatre was showing “Western Wallop” and “The Strange Rider.”

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