From The Attic


10 Years Ago

• Baldy-Q Rib Shack was scheduled to open in Swanton.

• Penny Earl was elected president of the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

25 Years Ago

• Planning was underway for improvements to the Conrail main line in western Lucas County including possible grade separations at McCord Road, Albon Road, Crissey Road, and Hallett Avenue.

• Michelle Gill and Matt Curtis were named Swanton High School athletes of the month.

50 Years Ago

• Richard R. Waltz was re-elected president of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Delta and Swanton.

• Congressman Delbert Latta nominated Walter H. Seeman III to enter the United States Air Force Academy.

• Don’s Superette, at the corner of Airport Highway and Brailey Road, had bacon on sale for 79 cents per pound.

75 Years Ago

• Richard L. Harding, owner of Buckeye Chevrolet Sales, was named Swanton Commerce Club President.
• It was reported that Jerry D. Richardson was missing in action in Belgium. Also, Charles Buckenmeyer, C.W. Robertson Jr., and Robert Parsons were reported wounded.
• Playing at The LaFrance in Swanton was “San Diego, I Love You, starring Louise Allbritton, Jon Hall, and Edward Everett Horton.
90 Years Ago
• It was reported that there were 25 divorces in Fulton County in 1929, an increase of six from the previous year.
• Swanton Council voted to retain J.C. Paxton as village solicitor.