From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Large “Swanton” sign installation neared.

• Pastor Brian Haller was named Christmas in Swanton Parade grand marshal.

• The unemployment rate in fell to 11.3 percent in Lucas County and 12.1 percent in Fulton County.

25 Years Ago

• A lack of daytime personnel led to delayed Swanton Rescue response times.

• St. Richard students Aaron Hall, Rachel Szymanowski, Jamie Sturt, James Gleason, and Meghan McCartney earned Young Adult Leadership awards.

50 Years Ago

• A new Fulton County sanitary landfill open in Delta.

• Winners for best costume a the McNeill Chevrolet Halloween party included Lisa Buehrer and Kent Stine.

75 Years Ago

• The new LaFrance Theatre in Swanton was scheduled to open. It had been purchased by Nat. B. Charnas, who operated the Lyric, Avalon, Strand, and Bijou theatres in Toledo.
• Three home games remained on Ohio State’s football schedule. Reserved seats were $3 for the games against Pittsburgh and Indiana and $3.50 the game against Michigan. General admission was $1.50 for all three games.
90 Years Ago

• F.A. Carpenter was re-elected as Swanton mayor.

• Development of the Valleywood Golf Course was progressing.