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10 Years Ago

• The unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in Fulton County and 8.1 percent in Lucas County.

• High turnout was expected in Fulton County for the general election.

25 Years Ago

• Virginia Davis, Walter Lange and Mark Secory were elected to the Swanton Board of Education.

• Swanton voters turned down a bond issue to build a new high school.

50 Years Ago

• Dr. Robert V Bowman, president of the Swanton Local Board of Education, was to head the state school board association.

• Two Florida residents were killed in a truck-train collision at the Norfolk and Western Railway crossing on State Route 295 between Reed and Monclova roads.

75 Years Ago

• Albert Keener, George Raker, and Fern Bartlett were elected to the Swanton Board of Education.

• Voters approved the centralization of schools in Swancreek Township.