From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Work began on the Northeast Fulton County water project.

• Derek Johnson and Mimmo Lytle of Swanton won district wrestling titles and qualified for state along with Tom Leahey.

25 Years Ago

• Swanton Super Valu’s meat manager Patrick Eisel was presented the excellence in meat merchandising award and Beef Stampede award for the department.

50 Years Ago

• Swanton Village Council discussed a state law requiring municipalities to separate their storm sewers from sanitary sewers.

• St. Richard eighth graders Richard Smith, James Dick, Richard Walsh, and Nancy Schmidt won superior ratings at the school’s science fair.

• Cindy Shough won the Swanton Exchange Club’s essay contest.

75 Years Ago

• Swanton defeated Antwerp 47-39 in the district basketball tournament in Leipsic behind 18 points from Langenderfer and 10 from McClure.
• James Keller died from wounds received in the Normandy invasion.
90 Years Ago
• Mrs. Simon Horn was to open a beauty shop in the Nofzinger building.