From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• James Bushong won the mayor’s race in the Village of Swanton.

• Dennis Tippie was victorious in the Swanton Township Trustee race.

25 Years Ago

• Thieves took $6 in a break-in at the Swanton American Legion hall. Damage was also down to the building.

• The Swanton Marching Band earned its fourth straight Superior rating at the state contest.

• Three Delta youth and one Toledo youth were charged with theft and criminal damaging for stealing stereo equipment from four vehicles in the Swanton High School parking lot.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Rotarians honored the high school football team and cheerleaders at a banquet. Detroit Tigers pitcher Joe Sparma was the guest speaker.

• Howard Kurth and Claron Ingraham were elected to Swanton Village Council.

75 Years Ago

• Hollie Battlett re-elected president of Swanton Commerce Club.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Joan of Ozark” starring Judy Canova and Joe. E. Brown.
90 Years Ago

• Considerable work has already been done on the golf course east of Swanton. Carl Webber, a former golf champion and a member of the Toledo Inverness Club is in charge of the project.

• Swanton businesses will close at 3:15 p.m. for Swanton High School’s final home football game of the season against Genoa.

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