From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Flooding rains hit Swanton making the playground and street in the lower level of the park inaccessible.

• Cold case investigators with the Toledo Police Department worked with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department on the reopened 1985 unsolved murder of Lori Hill.

25 Years Ago

• Federal funding was sought to close Swanton Township School.

• The St. Richard fifth and sixth grade girls basketball team won their CYO division with a win over Our Lady of Lourdes. Rachel Stanton led the team with 11 points.

• Delta boys basketball fell in the regional final to Lima Central Catholic.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton High School’s senior class was presenting “Harvey.” Cast members included Matt Beatty, Heather Sine, Sarah Bonam, Gay Wilbourne, Kurt Dietsch, Ric Custard, Lois Lumbrezer, Lemuel King, and Chuck Green.

• Shaf’s Family Wear in Swanton was holding a going out of business sale.

75 Years Ago

• Rudy Stapleton of Swanton became Fulton County Board of Elections president.

• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Wintertime” starring Sonja Heine.
90 Years Ago
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Beware of Bachelors” with Audrey Ferris and William Collier Jr.

• The Ohio House approved giving Bowling Green Normal School university status.

• There was a car for every 3.14 people in Fulton County.