From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Swanton boys soccer player Tyler Estes broke the school record for career goals.

• Northeastern Fulton County water project was expected to begin soon.

25 Years Ago

• Kate Grabarczyk was named Swanton Homecoming Queen.

• Swanton resident no longer had to leave bagged leaves as the curb for a pick up after Council approved a new deal for a vacuum truck to pick up leaves.

• Swanton football topped Evergreen 30-20 in their Homecoming game. Jeremiah Taylor led the way with 167 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

50 Years Ago

• Russ Hoogendoorn was named was named Evergreen football coach.

• Swanton Meat Market and Locker, located at the corner of N. Main and Church streets, was holding a grand opening.

75 Years Ago

• O.L. Sharples was selected as commander of the Murbach-Seifert Ameriacn Legion Post.
• Cole scored a touchdown and extra point as Swanton beat Maumee 7-6 in football.
• Playing at LaFrance Theater in Swanton was “Over 21” starring Irene Dunne and Charles Coburn.
90 Years Ago

• Zara Ausholz, 17, of Wauseon was held captive for four hours by a trio of shotgun bandits as they toured highways in the vicinity of her home, she reported.

• Judson and Viers advertised hamburg for 25 cents per pound.