From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• The former Pat Doyle car dealership on S. Main Street, which was most recently NL Auto Repair, was demolished.

• It was announced that a neon sign that reads “Swanton” could be restored.

• The Swanton Concert Band received “ones” at state.

• Gasoline prices surged to nearly $3.80 per gallon in Swanton.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton girls track and field placed second at the NWOAL championships. Leslie Mugg won the long jump and Sara-Claire Campesino the 400 meters for Swanton.

• Swanton resident Harriett Parker was announced as an inductee into the Toledo Womens Bowling Association Hall of Fame.

50 Years Ago

• Former Swanton High School student Jerry Wayne Bryan was killed in a truck accident while serving in Vietnam.

• Byron Bowman was announced as the valedictorian for Swanton High School. Carolyn Brentlinger was the salutatorian.

75 Years Ago

• Harding’s Bakery in Swanton offered loaves of bread with vitamin B-1 for 11 cents each.

• Showing at the La France Theater in Swanton was

90 Years Ago

• Thirteen students graduated from Fulton High School.

• The Swanton High School senior class presented “The Whole Town’s Talking.” Cast included Isabelle Murbach, David Minnich, Theodore Perkins, and Lester Brailey.

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