From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Unemployment rates fell to 12 percent in Lucas County and 14.9 percent in Fulton County.

25 Years Ago

• Janet Ritter Salon opened at 128 N. Main St. in Swanton.

• Trinity United Methodist Nursery School was in its 12th year of operation.

• Doug Williams got the win on the mound in the baseball season opener as Swanton beat Evergreen 8-6.

50 Years Ago

• Construction was underway for a new school on Crestwood Drive in Swanton. A seven-room addition to Park School was also underway.

• Work on the Misty Meadows subdivision continued as Toledo Edison installed power lines.

• Mrs. Loren Perry won a color television during a contest at Miller’s Super Dollar.

• The Spencer-Sharples New Community Plan was discussed at a Swanton Exchange Club meeting.

75 Years Ago

• Robert W. Lovejoy was reported killed in action, while serving with the U.S. Marines in the South Pacific area.
• Swanton Village Council voted to change time within the village to conform with the time change to take effect in Toledo.
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Dr. Gillespie’s Criminal Case” starring Lionel Barrymore.