From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Arlene Stoup was honored for 54 years of service as a 4-H advisor.

• Swanton High School graduates Michael Timpe and Jordan Childress completed seasons with the Bluffton University soccer teams.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton Snow Princess was Stephanie Manuel and the Snow Prince was Kristopher Bowser.

• Evergreen High School student Dana Smith was selected to perform in the New Year’s Day parade in London.

• Construction began on a new logistics center for Burlington Air Express.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton TV offered for sale a 14-inch portable color television for $318.

• Mike McClure scored 20 points to lead Swanton to a 43-39 victory over Springfield in boys basketball.

• Evergreen High School started art classes.

75 Years Ago

• The junior class of Swanton High School presented “Cross My Heart.” Leading parts were played by Donna Bloom, Edward Sutherland, Barbara Russell and Harlan Miller.
90 Years Ago
• The profit for the 1928 Corn Festival was $2,690.88.
• A benefit to buy a new projector was held at Swanton High School. “Grandma’s Boy,” a Christmas comedy of “Our Gang” and several reels of “Felix the Cat” were shown.
• A new business block opened on South Main Street the housed Basil Moorman’s Feed Store, Reed Realty company and the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company.