From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• The Schmidt Bros. Inc. float won first prize in the Corn Festival parade.

• Fulton County residents vented anger over a proposed sales tax increase.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton Board of Education approved an five-cent increase in milk price to 30 cents.

• The Swanton Board of Education approved one-year contracts with Diana Savage as head softball coach and David Hansbarger as head football coach.

• Thirteen girls from Girl Scout troops in Swanton visited Washington D.C. and Ocean City, Maryland.

50 Years Ago

• Don’s Superette offered extra lean ground beef for 79 cents per pound.

• The 112th Fulton County Fair was to feature Galaxy of Stars with Bobby and Cissy.

75 Years Ago

• The first contingent of Jamaicans, volunteers in aiding American farmers to harvest their crops, arrived in Fulton County and set up camp in Assumption.
• Private First Class John J. Mohr of Swanton was awarded the Bronze Star for acts of gallantry on the Fifth Army front in Italy.
• The First Annual Fall Festival was planned on St. Richard’s lawn.