From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The Swanton Board of Education approved a resolution to withdraw form the joint parks and recreation department, dissolving the Park and Recreation Board created by the district and Village of Swanton in 1986.

• Henry Harold’s Home Cook’n readied for a March opening on Main Street in Swanton.

• Swanton’s Paige Onweller broke the NWOAL record for career three-pointers with 45.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton students April Farough, Patience Garmenn, Ben Herrick, Ben Lang, Jason Miller, Rebecca Nelson, Kelly Sharples, and Brad Ueberroth played in the honors band at the Peristyle in the Toledo Museum of Art.

50 Years Ago

• Judge John Barber was to speak to Swanton Junior High students.

• Paul’s Flowers in Swanton was selected as a Gold Medal Florist.

75 Years Ago

• Leo Busack of Swanton was named Boy Scouts of America Chairman of Cubbing for the Toledo area South Suburban District.
• Rudy Stapleton purchased the Allen-Deck Insurance Agency.
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Lassie Come Home.”
90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “The White Sister” starring Lillian Gish.
• Robert Savage of Swanton was bitten by a rabid dog.
• Swanton won the Fulton County Basketball Tournament by beating Delta 29-14. Welch led the way with 14 points.