From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• It was stated that a police levy was unlikely in Swanton Township, following the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office ending road patrols.

• Matthew Lenz of Swanton placed second at the State Soccer Shoot in Coshocton.

25 Years Ago

• A possible murder-suicide was investigated in Swanton.

• Over 400 youth participated in the Third Annual Kids Fishing Derby at Mallard Lake in Oak Openings Metropark.

•The Swanton varsity cheerleaders received a first place trophy and the “Most Improved Cheer” trophy at the Universal Cheerleader Association Camp in Oxford, Ohio.

50 Years Ago

• New Swanton teachers included Kay Estrel, Candice Keener, and Betty Small. Herbert Beerbower was new Swanton Township School principal.

• Linville & Son Gulf Station on Airport Highway in Swanton installed a new fully automatic all brush system car and truck wash.

• Miller’s Super Dollar advertised ground chuck for 79 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• LaFrance Theater in Swanton was sold to a Toledo corporation.
• New teachers to Swanton Schools included Mabel Milnes, Esther Mack, Lois Rogers, Mrs. Darwin Eaton and Jean Renshaw.