From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Nearly a foot of snow fell on the Swanton area.

• The number of home foreclosures in Fulton County was reported to be “staggering.”

• Evergreen School superintendent Ken Jones retiring.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton Village Council approved a resolution paving the way for construction of a center turn lane on Airport Highway between Main Street and Hallett Avenue.

• Walter Lange, Virginia Davis and Mark Secory were sworn in for terms on the Swanton Board of Education.

• Kitty Anderson and Sharon Freestone began student teaching at Township School.

50 Years Ago

• Joanne Schmidt was named Swanton High School Homemaker of Tomorrow.

• The closure of Shaf’s Family Wear on N. Main Street in Swanton was announced.

75 Years Ago

• Kroger offered for sale two pounds of pure lard for 33 cents.
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Destroyer” starring Edward G. Robinson.
90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “How to Handle Women” starring Glen Tryon.
• The Swanton municipal basketball team defeated Paulding.
• The Swanton Meat Market was selling hamburg for 23 cents per pound.