From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• A large decline in drug use was reported among Fulton County teens.

25 Years Ago

• Brown’s Sunoco in Swanton offered a holiday special of gasoline for 79 center per gallon. Thousands of area motorists lined up to take advantage of the deal.

• Crestwood School student council under the direction of Rob Gilson held an organizational meeting, electing Jamie Quinlan as president, Shawn Jones as vice president, Jessica Perry as treasurer, and Christy Emahiser as treasurer.

50 Years Ago

• McSurley TV and Appliances offered a 14 cubic-ft. refrigerator for $249.88.

• Earl Cook was presented a clock in recognition for serving as a 4-H club advisor for 35 years.

75 Years Ago

• Swanton merchants experienced the largest volume of Christmas buying in years.

• A & P offered grapes for 18 cents per pound.

• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Jitterbugs” starring Laurel and Hardy and “Top Man” with Donald O’Connor.

90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “The Wind” starring Lillian Gish.

• Judson and Viers offered one pound nice fresh dates for 15 cents.