From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The new Swanton High School mascot, Barker the Bulldog, was introduced.

25 Years Ago

• Local residents spoke of their feelings about Operation Desert Storm.
• The Swanton boys and girls basketball teams each defeated Archbold. Jeremy Wolf led the Bulldog boys in scoring and Leslie Mugg led the girls.
50 Years Ago
• Swanton Retail Merchants met at The Country House and elected George Cordes president. He was the owner of Cordes Jewelry Store on South Main Street.
• Swanton Television Sales & Service offered for sale a Zenith 12-inch personal portable TV for $99.95.
• Sterling advertised a “new, convenient, all plastic milk bottle.”
75 Years Ago

• Murbach Seifert Post of the American Legion presented six American flags to Swanton Township School at a ceremony in the school’s gym.

• The Swanton Board of Education purchased eight acres of land west of Ai Creek for use as an athletic field. Lights were planned to allow for night football games.