10 Years Ago
• It was announced the Swanton Middle School gym would be named after longtime Swanton basketball coach Bob Fisher.
• The solar field at the 180th Fighter Wing was expanded.
25 Years Ago
• Robert Dodson was appointed to Swanton Village Council to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Emahiser, who moved outside the village.
• Sarah Biehl and Alex Fessenden were selected as Swanton Rotary Club’s Students of the Month for January.
50 Years Ago
• Doris Fewlass was named tax commissioner for Swanton.
• Dr. George Rupp was worn into the Swanton Board of Education.
• The Swanton Police Department reported that Harry F. Batdorf shot and killed his son, Robert, and later died after opening fire on police, who fired back.
75 Years Ago