From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Deacon Dzierzawski appointed to Swanton Village Council.

• Audrey Layman named Christmas in Swanton queen and David Zeigler king.

25 Years Ago

• Lawrence Hallett was grand marshal of the Christmas in Swanton parade with Mitch and Mary Beth of K-100 serving as emcees.

• Swanton residents Kristen Farley, Eric Graves, Sara-Claire Campesino and Emily Graves performing in Toledo Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.”

50 Years Ago

• R.L. “Dick” Harding received the Swanton Exchange Club’s Golden Deeds Award.

• Smoked hams were offered for 49 cents per pound at the Swanton A&P. Swanton TV offered a 12-inch Zenith Super Screen portable TV for $99.95.

• Swanton merchants holding Christmas Shopping Days from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4-23. Free parking offered along with visits from Santa Claus.

75 Years Ago

• Hundreds of Fulton County residents stood in line in the basement of the Wauseon School and pleaded with the Gas Rationing Board of more gasoline.
• The Swanton American Legion raised approximately $70 for the school milk fund for Swanton village and Swanton Township Centralized schools.

• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Bells of Capistrano” starring Gene Autry.
90 Years Ago

• Swanton High School football closed their season with an 18-0 victory over Oakwood on Thanksgiving morning.

• Prices of the new Ford car slightly higher than the old Model T. Prices on the pleasure car will range from $385 to $570.

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