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