From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Dean E. Nofziger, John F. Poulson and Larry Storeholder were inducted into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

25 Years Ago

• Labor Day weekend festivities in Swanton included a special musical performance at the Swanton High School football game and a Party in the Park in Memorial Park.

•Willie Nelson performed at the Fulton County Fair.

• Swanton golf topped Delta 169-204 as Chad Smith was medalist with a 39.

50 Years Ago

• Marco Chemical Company on Broadway St. in Swanton installed an incinerator in an effort to solve the problem of obnoxious odors in the air and liquid residual in the sewage.

• Enrollment at Swanton Local Schools grew to 2,125 students.

• Jack Wood was hired as dog warden for the Village of Swanton.

75 Years Ago

• Walter J. Hallett offered a seven-room house for sale at a price of $6,350.
• Swanton Schools enrollment was 281 in the high school and 348 in other grades.

• Swanton’s oldest citizen, 97-year-old Ellen Somers, passed away.