From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton was readying for the America in Bloom competition.

• Jim Wyse was selected as Evergreen superintendent.

• The 2009 Swanton High School Athletic Hall of Fame class was announced. It included Dennis Brown, Tom Hansbarger, Greg Redd, Jeremiah Taylor, and Rick Yunker.

25 Years Ago

• Crestwood second grader Justin Tibbits was a winner in the Ohio Trooper Coalition’s Teddy Trooper poster contest.

• Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur addressed Swanton Rotary Club.

50 Years Ago

• Richard Pahl, an eighth grader at St. Richard School, received a superior rating at the Science Fair at Bowling Green State University.

• Miller’s Super Dollar advertised ground beef for 49 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• C.J. Brindley & Son, established in 1897, split into two separate firms.
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Pistol Packin’ Mama” starring Ruth Terry.

90 Years Ago

• Mayor Frank Carpenter returned home following surgery in Perrysburg.

• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “King Cowboy” starring Tom Mix.