From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• It was reported that 23.5 inches of snow fell in February, making it the second snowiest February on record at that time.

• The Swanton boys bowling team won the Northern Border Conference tournament.

25 Years Ago

• A representative from the International Society of Endangered Cats introduced a bobcat to Swanton Cub Scout Pack 208, including Joshua Kunar, Chad Finn, and Ryan Schell.

• A Speedway employee was robbed while at Society Bank on Airport Highway.

50 Years Ago

• A meeting was held to discuss a possible YMCA branch in Swanton.

• Michael Lewis, 7, of Swanton captured second prize in the primary grade division of the Toledo Auto Club poster contest.

• The Swanton High School senior class play was “The Skeleton Walks.” Cast members included Jerry Pinkava, Pat Lovejoy, Byron Bowman and Linda Kroll.

75 Years Ago

• Mr. and Mrs. John Kujawski of Swanton had five sons serving in various branches of the United States Armed Services, Clarence, Richard, John, Leonard, and Edward.

• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “The Daring Young Man” starring Joe E. Brown.

90 Years Ago

• Leap Year Party held at Ai.

• Swanton was invited to play the first game in the new Waite High School stadium, but the offer was declined due to a full schedule. Spring football training was set to begin.

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