From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Swanton Village Council passed a resolution requiring annexation of contiguous properties that receive village utilities.

• Chad Mossing scored 42 points as Evergreen topped Archbold in boys basketball.

25 Years Ago

• Employees of Dental Health Association in Swanton spread holiday cheer during their annual shopping spree at Swanton Super Valu. The groceries were distributed to area residents in need.

• Mindy Brazeau of Swanton was named Penta’s Student of the Month.

50 Years Ago

• Walter Bissell of Swanton performed in the “Nutcracker” ballet at the all new Masonic Auditorium.

• Don’s Superette offered a three-pound package of hamburger for $1.49.

75 Years Ago

• Fulton County topped its quota in a World War II bond drive for the sixth consecutive time.
• Playing at The New LaFrance in Swanton was “Pearl of Death” starring Basil Rathbone.
• Swanton merchants enjoyed an excellent holiday business and the Swanton Post Office handled a record volume of mail.
• The Fulton Raiders topped Metamora 35-33 in boys basketball. They improved in the second half of the game when guard Harold Galbraith arrived after being delayed by car trouble.
90 Years Ago
• Jesse Kinner, superintendent of Metamora schools, was given a three-year contract.