From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The Corn Festival added a day with the All Class Reunion held the Friday before the main event on Saturday.

• Taste and smell issues were reported with Village of Swanton drinking water.

25 Years Ago

• The Ohio Fish and Wildlife Department released 500 western banded killifish into Fulton Pond, as part of a program to restore its numbers.

• A fund raising drive was held for the family of three-year-old Brandon Houser, who died after being struck by a car on Main Street in Swanton.

• Pat Doyle Buick Pontiac offered a new Pontiac Grand Prix SE for $16,291.

50 Years Ago

• Dennis Hales was hired as principal of Evergreen high School.

• Five Swanton youth were arrested after going on a window breaking spree in Swanton.

• Ohio Gas Company moved to a new Swanton location on Airport Highway.

75 Years Ago

• A war prisoners camp for German soldiers was being built near Blissfield, Mich.
• Metamora, Amboy Township, and Fulton Township formed a committee to investigate options for buying water from Swanton.
• Playing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Chip Off The Old Block” starring Donald O’Connor.
• Centerville Grocery was selling a 16-ounce jar of Premier sweet pickles for 24 cents.