From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton car dealership Lee’s Sales and Service closed its doors after nearly 38 years in business.

• It was announced the postage rates were going to increase to 44 cents for a first-class stamp.

25 Years Ago

• Recycling became available at the Swancreek Township garage.

• Swanton High School student Maggie Callahan was a National Merit Scholarship finalist.

• Gary Gladieux and Susan Federman joined the Oak Valley Family Physicians practice in Swanton.

• Bob Beemer resigned as Evergreen High School football coach.

• The Swanton freshman boys basketball team finished as NWOAL runners-up, with Nathan Bolling scoring 22 points in the final.

50 Years Ago

• Tom Slawinski won the Pro-Am Qualifier at K-C Lanes,

• Sandra Guinn, Pamela Eaton, and Cindy Steadman won their age group of the Swanton Exchange Club’s Crime Prevention Week Poster Contest. Sandra Sadowski won the essay contest.

75 Years Ago

• A compressor accident at the magnesium plant of the Buckeye Machine & Foundry Co. caused a closure at the plant.

• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “I Dood It” starring Red Skelton.
90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Honeymoon Flats” starring Dorothy Gulliver.
• Temperatures in the Swanton area fell to 16-26 degrees below zero.