From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Jacob Herriott led the Swanton bowling team in a win over Wauseon with games of 194 and 210.

• Northwest Ohio Athletic League Scholar Athletes from Swanton were Andy Ferner, Emily Blaylock, Kelli Roop, Jacob Redfox, Louis Miller, Ashley Foore, and Jorden Franklin.

25 Years Ago

• There were 19 fatal car crashes in Fulton County in 1994.

• Evergreen won their own wrestling invitational as Kyle Glecker became the school’s all-time career win leader.

50 Years Ago

• Winners of the Swanton Savings and Loan Association Kid-Doo Snowmobile snow sled contest were Dominic Slaninka, Carl Schumaker, Beulah Dodderer, Mrs. Harold Rassey, and Beatrice Guthrie.

• The Fulton County Historical Society Museum opened at 229 Monroe St. in Wauseon.

75 Years Ago

• Development of a 10,000-acre state forest in the Oak Openings tract at the western end of Lucas County and joining Fulton County is part of a $700,000 postwar conservation program proposed by the Lucas County National Resources Committee.
• Swanton had its “most severe winter in great many years.” Temperatures dropped to 16 below zero and 8-10 inches of snow fell from Christmas Eve through Christmas Day.
• Playing at The New LaFrance in Swanton was “Arsenic and Old Lace” starring Cary Grant.
90 Years Ago
• Local Ford dealer Leo Pilliod issued an invitation to see new Model A Fords.