From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Maria Avila was named queen and Jacob Redfox named king for Swanton High School Homecoming.

•Swanton Alliance Church welcomed Matthew Harner as new pastor.

25 Years Ago

• It was announced that American International Freight, Inc. planned $37,750,000 in improvements to Toledo Express airport which would create 620 jobs.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Amusement Day was planned by Swanton High School seniors to include pony rides, bingo, car smashing, car cramp, contests, and more.

• Chuck roasts were offered for sale at the A&P for 49 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• Sergeant Frank E. Kocinski was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action against the enemy during the invasion of France.
•Brindley & Judson in Swanton offered a 5-piece bedroom suite for $159.50.
90 Years Ago

• Mrs. R. F. Smith was chosen as president of the Swanton Auxiliary Memorial Hospital. Thirty-four women responded to an invitation to form a local auxiliary to the Detwiler Memorial Hospital in Wauseon.

• “Tommy” Walker, Swanton water works superintendent, was burned about the face and hands when an explosion occurred at the pump house west of Swanton.