From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• A $1.5 million shortfall was projected for the Fulton County budget.

25 Years Ago

• Northeast Fulton County Development Group planned to include Lyons, Metamora, Amboy Township, and Royalton Township.

• A contract was awarded to repave Garfield Avenue from Main Street to Hallett Avenue and from Elton Parkway to Munson Road.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Mayor Walter Seeman was re-elected to the executive committee of the Mayors Association of Ohio.

• Don’s Superette, at the corner of Airport Highway and Brailey Road, offered bacon for 69 cents a pound.

75 Years Ago

• Fulton School was presenting the operetta “Tom Sawyer.” Sawyer was played by Tommy Mizer and Huck Finn played by William Roberts.
• Playing at the La France Theatre in Swanton was “Cheyenne Round-Up” starring John Mack Brown.
• Several small bridges were washed away by high waters following heavy rain.