From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Nicholas Tyson was named Swanton Corn Festival prince and Faith Fetterman was named princess.

• Fulton County Commissioners mulled a 0.5% sales tax increase.

25 Years Ago

• It was announced the Swanton Senior Center would be closed on Tuesdays and Thursday and a new site in Delta would be open those days.

• Clair Stoll purchased the Swanton Tom’s Donuts location.

• Swanton High School won the Bulldog Invitational at Valleywood Golf Club, led by medalist Chad McQuade.

50 Years Ago

• Joan Guthrie received a national cheerleader award. She was one of 24 senior cheerleaders to receive the Outstanding Senior award from the United States Cheerleader’s Association.

• Lunch prices at Swanton Schools were 35 cents for grades 1-4, 40 cents for grades 5-6, and 45 cents for grades 7-12.

75 Years Ago

• Staff Sergeant Edward J. Michalak of Swanton was awarded the Air Medal.
• It was announced the Fulton County Fair would be held in September despite a fire that destroyed the two exhibition buildings.
• A grand display of fireworks was planned at Vollmar’s Park on the Maumee River.