From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Ohio libraries fought a state budget proposal that could have reduced funding for Swanton Public Library by over $100,000.

• Fulton County’s unemployment rate fell to 13.6 percent.

25 Years Ago

• Land was donated to Assistance Dogs of America, Inc., in Swanton.

50 Years Ago

• The Swanton American Legion Post hosted the 1st District Convention.

• Thirty-four children were enrolled in the Head Start program at Swanton Township School.

• An option to purchase land on Shoop Avenue in Wauseon was executed. A new hospital was planned on the land.

75 Years Ago

• Temperatures of close to 100 degrees hit Swanton.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “The Fighting Seabees” starring John Wayne.