From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Swanton girls basketball topped Gibsonburg 52-40 with Ashlee Polkinghorn leading the way with 15 points.

25 Years Ago

• It was announced that Pilliod Cabinet Co. was merging with LADD Furniture, Inc.

• Six inches of snow fell on Swanton.

• A remodel was completed at the Swanton Food Town location, adding over 5,000 square feet to the store.

50 Years Ago

• Richard B. McQuade, Jr. of Swanton was sworn into the office of Fulton County prosecuting attorney.

• The Swanton Fire Department reported run totals for 1968 that included 57 in Swanton Township, 46 in Swancreek Township, 21 in Fulton Township and 6 in Harding Township.

• Swanton Chrysler Plymouth offered a Plymouth Fury sedan for $2,927.

75 Years Ago

• Albert Langenderfer scored 17 points to lead Swanton past Delta, 38-24, in boys basketball.

• A memorial was completed by Swanton Village which honors men serving in World War II. It was on the depot grounds.

• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Tornado in the Saddle” starring Russell Hayden.
90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Ladies of the Mob” starring Clara Bow.
• Otis Hollis was appointed Swanton Marshal.
• Three businesses were destroyed by fire on the north side of Main Street in Metamora.

• The Swanton Progress Club elected Jane Frogley president.