From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Cory Roe set a Swanton Middle School cross country record.

• David Smith of Swanton won the America’s Best School Bus Mechanic competition.

25 Years Ago

• The Swanton Rotary Club had plans for a 3,800 square foot building in Pilliod Park that would be available for social functions and professional meetings.

• Swanton Missionary Church, at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Church Street, celebrated its 90th anniversary.

50 Years Ago

• The Swanton High School quiz team beat Whitmer on the WSPD-TV program High School Quiz.

• It was announced that schools would close from Dec. 15 to Jan. 5 due to shortage of funds if the November levy failed.

• Two way extended telephone service between Swanton and Toledo was discussed.

75 Years Ago

• Mrs. Arnold Seigneur of Wauseon was appointed to take charge of the Fulton County Tuberculosis and Health Association.
• Pfc. David William Schondel was killed in action in Italy.

• Wrestling at the Rollatorium on Chicago Pike was to feature Farmer Jones and Soldier Thomas.
90 Years Ago

• An estimated 8,000 people attended the Swanton Corn Festival.

• M.J. Linehan was elected president of the Swanton Exchange Club.